Politics

Clark County commissioner candidates pound the pavement

8:32 p.m. October 1
Democrat Pridemore, Republican Stewart ring Clark County doorbells to get face time with voters

Clark County commissioner candidates Jeanne Stewart and Craig Pridemore find themselves in unusual political waters with the election just a month and a half away.

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Inslee: More work to prevent oil train spills

5:32 p.m. October 1

Gov. Jay Inslee urged the federal government on Wednesday to immediately lower the speed limit for trains carrying crude oil throughout the state and accelerate the pace of replacing outdated rail cars.

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Obama, Netanyahu: Great challenges in Middle East

10:58 a.m. October 1

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas of tension in their relationship, with the U.S. president calling for an end to Palestinian civilian deaths and the Israeli leader warning of the consequences of leaving Iran with nuclear capabilities.