Sam Kim, Clark County’s chief information officer, is changing parties to run as an independent Democrat for a 17th Legislative District seat. He filed Wednesday to run for the seat being vacated by Rep. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, who is running for the state Senate.
Slade Gorton might be retired from politics, but the former U.S. Republican senator from Washington has plenty to say about the current political landscape. He shared his views Tuesday in a meeting with The Columbian’s editorial board.
Democratic candidate Tim Probst is hosting a campaign kickoff event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Firstenburg Center, Community Room, located at 700 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver. RSVP at www.electtimprobst.com/events.
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States is shoving the Republican Party to the edge of chaos, abruptly pitting GOP leaders against their own presidential front-runner and jeopardizing the party's longtime drive to attract minorities.
Being businessmen, white, conservative and older than 70, Vancouver City Councilor Bill Turlay and his political opponent, George Francisco, have plenty in common. Something else they have in common: They've both gone through bankruptcy.
Days away from the Nov. 3 general election, the two candidates competing for a shot at helping run the Port of Vancouver once again offered voters a palpable choice. This time, the contrasts between Eric LaBrant and Lisa Ross on economic development policy, public safety and whether the port's governance needs improvement flared up during a packed town hall debate held Monday night at Washington State University Vancouver.