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May 3, 2013 at 3:14 PM

State Sen. Don Benton’s malodorous appointment

Without scanning the photo archives, I seem to recall it was state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vantucky, who was holding that infamous sign at the Tea Party rally that read: “Keep your government hands off my Medicare.” I might be wrong, but the pattern would fit. You know, those anti-government conservatives, who condemn all that socialism going…


Comments | Topics: Clark County, I-5 bridge, state Sen. Don Benton

April 12, 2013 at 6:40 AM

Replacing the I-5 bridge between Washington and Oregon

Washington’s political gridlock over replacement of the I-5 bridge across the Columbia River has even caught the attention of The Economist, Britain’s distinguished news magazine. A headline on the article about the Columbia River Crossing expresses evident frustration with what it reports: “Sometimes it’s a wonder anything gets built.” With droll acknowledgement of the gorgeous vistas,…


Comments | Topics: Columbia River Crossing, I-5 bridge, Portland