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Tyler Graf

county government reporter

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@col_clarkgov

Recent Stories

State GOP support to Stewart hits $89,000

By Tyler Graf October 22, 2014 8:02 p.m.

Money keeps flowing into Republican Clark County commissioner candidate Jeanne Stewart's campaign coffers, and that could result in a change to her opponent Craig Pridemore's election strategy.

Sheriff's candidates agree that big changes lie ahead

By Tyler Graf October 22, 2014 6:14 p.m.

When Sheriff Garry Lucas announced earlier in the year he wouldn't seek reelection, questions swirled about who would replace him.

Madore's contribution to state GOP raises eyebrows

By Tyler Graf October 21, 2014 7:05 p.m.

Whether party money taints a politician's credibility as an independent thinker is a question that's long-plagued candidates. Both Stewart and Pridemore have downplayed the partisan nature of the race, saying they were not solely aligned with party politics.

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.

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