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Spokane voters reject proposal to fine oil trains

November 8, 2017, 11:40am Business

Voters in Spokane have rejected a proposal to fine some coal and oil trains traveling through the city’s downtown core. Read story

Activist on trial wants more time for ‘necessity’ defense

November 3, 2017, 10:55am Nation & World

Trial likely will be delayed for an American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, as his attorneys gather more evidence to present a “necessity” defense. Read story

Company says it knew about oil pipeline damage 3 years ago

October 27, 2017, 11:42am Nation & World

The company that operates twin oil pipelines in a Great Lakes waterway says it knew three years ago that protective coating had been damaged but didn’t inform regulatory agencies. Read story

2 Dakota Access protesters sentenced to jail in North Dakota

October 26, 2017, 9:53am Nation & World

A North Dakota man and a Rhode Island woman are the first people to be sent to jail for protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Read story

A mile-marker post created by activists near Cannon Ball, N.D., during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Smithsonian museum to exhibit post from pipeline protest

A mile-marker post created by activists near Cannon Ball, N.D., during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline.

October 23, 2017, 11:41am Business

A centerpiece of a sprawling camp that evolved on disputed land in southern North Dakota to protest the four-state Dakota Access pipeline is going on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Read story

Don Orange

Port of Vancouver candidate Orange gets $290,000 of in-kind donations

Don Orange

October 18, 2017, 10:03pm Clark County News

A statewide environmental group plans to bolster the campaign of Port of Vancouver commissioner candidate Don Orange with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of staff time, campaign materials and other assistance. Read story

Kris Greene, a candidate for Port of Vancouver commissioner, Dist. 1, speaks to members of the editorial board at The Columbian on Sept. 29.

Greene campaign for port gets another $140K from oil interests

Kris Greene, a candidate for Port of Vancouver commissioner, Dist. 1, speaks to members of the editorial board at The Columbian on Sept. 29.

October 17, 2017, 11:39am Clark County Business

Port commissioner candidate Kris Greene has accepted another six-figure donation from the company seeking to a build a crude-by-rail oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver. Read story

Coal company, railroads line up against Spokane measure

October 17, 2017, 10:20am Business

Opponents have raised about $151,000 to defeat a Spokane ballot measure that would fine railroad operators for certain coal and crude oil rail shipments through the city’s downtown core. Read story

Kris Greene, candidate for Port of Vancouver commissioner, District 1

Greene gets another $150,000 from Vancouver Energy for port commissioner campaign

Kris Greene, candidate for Port of Vancouver commissioner, District 1

October 2, 2017, 2:57pm Business

Port of Vancouver commission District 1 candidate Kris Greene told The Columbian’s Editorial Board Friday that a recent $75,000 contribution from Vancouver Energy was “problematic” for his campaign. Read story

Dave Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, stands outside a federal appeals court in Washington where judges heard his tribe’s challenge to the Dakota Access pipeline. Archambault, the American Indian leader who spearheaded opposition to the four-state Dakota Access pipeline has been ousted as Standing Rock Sioux chairman. Archambault conceded defeat in a statement Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.

Tribal head who led Dakota Access pipeline fight voted out

Dave Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, stands outside a federal appeals court in Washington where judges heard his tribe’s challenge to the Dakota Access pipeline. Archambault, the American Indian leader who spearheaded opposition to the four-state Dakota Access pipeline has been ousted as Standing Rock Sioux chairman. Archambault conceded defeat in a statement Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.

September 28, 2017, 9:20am Business

The Native American official who has been the face and voice of the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been voted out of office. Read story