Tuesday Apr 15
Herrera Beutler's community coffee
The first question U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, fielded at her "community coffee" gathering at the Camas Library on Tuesday afternoon was, " How is your daughter?" "I get that question everywhere, it doesn't matter where I am," Herrera Beutler said as she poured herself a cup of coffee, explaining that Abigail, her 9 month old ... (more)
Congresswoman Continuing to Press Coast Guard for CRC Documents
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is continuing to seek information about whether proponents of the Columbia River Crossing project leaned on the U.S. Coast Guard to issue permits for the project.
Time for opponents to support ACA
The promise of the Affordable Care Act has been a long time coming - but it's finally here.
A Fair Map of Washington
After a visit to Washington over spring break, I wanted to try my best to draw a COI map of the state, which I don't believe I've seen drawn before.
Editorial: State’s congressional delegation should stop...
Washington's four Republican congressional delegates should do something right now to spur their local economies and help job-seekers stay afloat as they search for work.
San Juan Islander
Room for National Parks in Next Federal Budget?
President Obama wants to allocate more money to the National Park Service to spruce up the parks for the agency's 100th birthday, and Congress will decide whether to go along with that request in the next few weeks.
In Our View: History Sets Us Apart
What makes Vancouver unique from the rest of the Portland metropolitan area? Our position safely across the Columbia River in Washington, for one.
Dave Reichert breaks ranks with GOP on national monuments bill
The U.S. House Wednesday passed a bill to curtail presidential powers to designate national monuments, a legislation conservation groups condemned as shortsighted and which they urged the Senate to reject.
Federal officials weigh in on proposed oil terminal
It may be up to the governor to decide the fate of the proposed Vancouver oil transfer terminal, which would be the Northwest's largest, but that hasn't stopped federal officials from weighing in.
U.S. House passes bill to curtail National Monuments
The U.S. House of Representatives has narrowly approved Republican legislation to severely curtail president' ability to designate National Monuments, a power first used in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt to create the forerunner to Olympic National Park.