Politics

Pike won't let fears for teen drivers idle

9:51 p.m. May 26
'New Driver' sticker plan failed, but task force seeks solutions

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, heard about the 17-year-old boy killed in a single-vehicle crash earlier this month and had one thought: "We need to do something."

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Councilors approve increased authority for county manager

7:23 p.m. May 26
Ordinance related to implementation of home-rule charter

The Clark County council took a step toward home-rule charter implementation Tuesday with an ordinance establishing the county manager's procurement authority.

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Students tell Sen. Murray about challenges of working through college

11:10 a.m. May 27

Congress is working on rewriting the rules that determine how federal financial aid for college is distributed, and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, is playing a key role. On Tuesday, Murray spent an hour talking to three Washington college students about how financial aid has worked for them - and how it hasn't.