When plans for the nation's largest oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver surfaced in 2013, project backers likely expected opposition from environmentalists. But what they surely didn't anticipate was that a broad swath of the region, from city councils to local businesses to Indian tribes, would so forcefully turn against a project promising tax dollars and jobs to a cash- and job-hungry community.
A white-haired politician who came of age during the civil rights movement and was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War has inspired a handful of Southwest Washington millennials to try to change today’s political landscape.
The first part of the long holiday weekend got off to a rocky start Friday, with lots of clouds and some scattered showers. On Saturday, despite occasional cloudiness, the sunshine helped push the mercury to 70 degrees.