The day after the Clark County council voted to post "In God We Trust" in the public hearing chambers, Councilor Tom Mielke floated a suggestion Wednesday for what the motto could look like once posted.
The days of duking it out behind a bar are over, at least in Vancouver. By a unanimous vote, the Vancouver City Council adopted an ordinance Monday that outlaws physically fighting in public, regardless of whether the parties agree to participate in the fisticuffs. The crime, called "disorderly conduct by mutual assault," will be a misdemeanor as of March 26.
The Vancouver City Council settled a seven-month debate Monday night on the rise of ride-sharing companies, opening the door for Uber to legally do business in the city. With unanimous approval, the council agreed to adopt a new taxi code that aims to create a level playing field for the city’s legacy taxi companies — Vancouver Cab, Broadway Cab and Radio Cab — and the new wave of ride-sharing networks, such as Uber and Lyft.
Twenty days' notice to vacate a rental for no reason in particular — except that the landlord wants you to leave — seems like "cruel and unusual punishment," Vancouver City Councilman Larry Smith said Monday afternoon. "It's very harsh. It bugs the daylight out of me."