A communally made flower bouquet and a potluck are two highlights of Unity Sunday, a weekend event aimed at fostering togetherness in Clark County. The event at LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park in east Vancouver is in response to divisive national dialogue that has sometimes specifically targeted minorities, organizers said in a press release.
In a move to retract the Vancouver City Council’s recent increases in pay, former Vancouver Mayor Bruce Hagensen ceremoniously turned over a box of 316 referendum petitions bearing 3,753 signatures to the city clerk Thursday afternoon.
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.
Furious Cowlitz Tribe representatives ripped into Clark County public health officials Wednesday for stating that the injection well wastewater disposal system the tribe is building to serve its future casino is a risk to public health.