It seems like just a few months ago The Columbian's "All Politics is Local" writers were matching elected officials to Muppets, but the blog is celebrating its 3rd birthday — and the Muppet post includes Pat Campbell! Re-read some of the favorite posts from the past three years, or, if you're new to the blog, enjoy them for the first time.
CATAWBA, N.C. (AP) -- The million-dollar North Carolina home once owned by former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield before he was kicked off the land is scheduled to be burned to the ground as part of a fire training exercise.
The state Employment Security Department said Thursday an estimated 25,000 jobless workers, including 1,007 in Clark County, will get cut off from unemployment insurance benefits when a federal program ends on Dec. 28.
SPOKANE — A proposal to ship North Dakota crude oil by train to Vancouver drew more opponents than supporters to a Wednesday night public hearing in Spokane, which could see four more oil trains a day if the project is approved.