April 30, 2013
Clark County Washington sits in an awkward position at the southern most point of Washington State where the Columbia River separates the state from its Southern Neighbor, Oregon.
Positioned where we are, Washington State often ignores us, except of course when the time comes to want taxes, and Oregon treats us as their bedroom, the hicks to north they like to poke fun at.
All too often our elected officials, seeing Portland, Oregon as that “economic powerhouse” south of us, cater to the whims of Oregon over the desires of Clark County citizens.
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August 2, 2012
Okay, time for a little levity. I couldn’t help but note the humor in an email received this AM from the City of Vancouver, especially considering it is 5 days before election day.
Actually addressing the recent labor dispute of garbage collectors in the Puget Sound area, I can’t help but chuckle reading the headline this close to election day, even though no city officials are up for election.