State investment boards in Washington and Oregon are "bankrolling" oil, coal and gas infrastructure, a new analysis asserts, despite public calls by those states' governors to shift to renewables to fight global climate change.
Prosecuting attorney: Prosecuting Attorney Tony Golik, a Democrat, will hold a re-election fundraiser from 6-7:30 tonight at the East Fork Cellars at the Slocum House, 605 Esther St., Vancouver. The fundraiser will include a silent auction, wine and light appetizers.
Months of speculation about how the county would revamp its ordinance on fireworks ended Tuesday when the Clark County commissioners voted to create a zone where discharging fireworks would be limited to two days a year.
The local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a candidate forum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 2500 Main St. Local candidates have been invited to participate. For more information, call 360-909-7688. Light refreshments will be served.
The Clark County Elections Department will test the accuracy and logic of the programming used to tabulate ballots for the Nov. 4 general starting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the Clark County Elections Department, 1408 Franklin St. The logic and accuracy of the Disabled Accessible Voting units will also be tested starting at 9 a.m. Members of the media, district representatives and public are invited to attend. All voters in Clark County should receive a ballot for the general election in October. A sample ballot is available now at http://clarkvotes.org.
There are stark differences between Republican Lynda Wilson, a certified National Rifle Association gun instructor, and incumbent state Rep. Monica Stonier, a Democrat and educator, who are both vying for the same legislative seat; but on one of the more divisive measures on the November ballot, they will both be voting "no."