A Southwest Washington lawmaker who was determined to kill the Columbia River Crossing project is using the same resolve to revive Interstate 5 Bridge discussions — and not letting a lack of enthusiasm from across the river stop her.
As thousands of local teachers protested Wednesday in an attempt to send lawmakers a message to boost school funding, some Southwest Washington Republicans had a ready retort: Have you seen the budget?
(Marc) Boldt is running for county council chairman and he is not on the county council yet. If he doesn't get the chairman seat, does that mean he isn't on the county council at all? And, what about Councilors Tom Mielke and David Madore? If they don't get the chairman's seat, does it mean they lose their seat on the county council?
Nearly 2,500 teachers in four Clark County school districts are participating in a one-day walkout today. As a result, school buildings will be shuttered for almost 38,000 students. That means almost half of the 80,000 K-12 students in the county's public schools won't be in school today.