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Tyler Graf

county government reporter


Recent Stories

Darby declines to stop suing county

By Tyler Graf October 19, 2014 6:03 p.m.

The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is calling a lawsuit filed by anti-government activist David Darby "frivolous" and has asked that he drop it or pay the county's legal fees.

Spotlight on Clark County charter vote

By Tyler Graf October 19, 2014 12:14 a.m.

The political battle of the season is not taking place between opposing candidates. Rather, it's focused on how county government operates.

Economist doubts east county bridge is viable

By Tyler Graf October 19, 2014 12:13 a.m.

Republican Clark County Commissioner David Madore has called his proposal for an east county bridge across the Columbia River an ideal fit for the community, a viable and cost-effective way of relieving cross-state congestion.

Pridemore, Stewart share public service experience

By Tyler Graf October 15, 2014 6:49 p.m.

There's one thing you can't say about the two candidates vying for Clark County commissioner: Neither lacks public service experience.

Spotlight on dogs: up for adoption, training for service

By Tyler Graf October 11, 2014 7:06 p.m.

The bulbous plastic dog bone 5-year-old Sydney Pearce was gripping like a weightlifter in training proved too tantalizing for Holbrook, a 14-month-old black Lab.

Ted Nugent to get $45K to settle dispute over fair concert

By Tyler Graf October 9, 2014 8 p.m.

Controversial rocker Ted Nugent didn't play a note at the Clark County Fair, but that didn't prevent him from collecting a settlement worth $45,000.

Water damage disrupts Clark County computer systems

By Tyler Graf and Patty Hastings October 8, 2014 5:44 p.m.

Water damage brought down the Clark County server this afternoon, taking county websites and email off-line.

Clark County charter foe, backer make their case

By Tyler Graf October 7, 2014 7:12 p.m.

When it comes to making changes to how Clark County government operates, Nan Henriksen, a proponent of a proposed home rule charter, told The Columbian's editorial board Tuesday that it was a matter of good government, one that would decrease "cronyism and favoritism."

Senior softball league makes pitch for its own field

By Tyler Graf October 7, 2014 6 a.m.

It's never too late in life to play a friendly game of softball.

Clark County Sheriff still taking no side in race

By Tyler Graf October 4, 2014 6:45 p.m.

In the race for Clark County sheriff, there's one name that won't be associated with either candidate.

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