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A Red Flag On The West Coast

A Red Flag On The West Coast

Elder is a Black man who allies himself with white supremacists. He denies that systemic racism exists. He argued forcefully to the Los Angeles Times that he wants to “change the rhetoric about how bad the cops are.”

Leaders Make Matters Worse By Playing Politics With Students’ Health And Education

The effects on inequality have been stark. Research released last month showed students in majority Black or Hispanic schools ended the school year six months behind where they normally would have been in math, compared with four months for white students. Students in low-income schools were seven months behind.

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New Smithsonian Exhibit Shows Racism Against Emmett Till Continues Today

Although thousands have filed past the casket of Emmett Till displayed at the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture, on September 3, a new exhibit was set to open in “Flag Hall” of the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History that shows the recently bullet-riddled road markers where Till’s body was found. This is desecration that starkly indicates the level of racism and White supremacy still infesting America.

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County Seeks Applicants For Community Action Advisory Board

Positions are for one low-income representative and one community representative from the county council district 2. District 2 covers much of west Clark County including the cities of Ridgefield and La Center, and areas of Hazel Dell, Salmon Creek and Felida.

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Clark County Seeks Applicants For Four Seats On Civil Service Commission

There are four vacant, at-large seats open to Clark County residents. Two of the terms will begin on Nov. 2, one begins on Jan. 1, 2022 and one begins on Jan. 2, 2022

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Merkley, Colleagues Ask President Biden To Assist In Evacuating High-Risk Afghan Partners

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is working alongside nine members of the U.S House of Representatives to ask President Biden to assist in evacuating high-risk Afghan partners in collaboration with NGOs.

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COVID-19 Related Rental Assistance

These programs have provided an unprecedented $21.4 in financial assistance since August 2020 and are currently serving more than 100 additional households per week by providing an average of more than $800,000 per week in financial assistance.

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Public Health Issues Danger Advisory At Vancouver Lake Due To Elevated Toxin Levels

Results from water samples taken from Vancouver Lake on Monday revealed cyanotoxins above the threshold levels recommended by the Washington Department of Health. Danger signs are being posted at the public access points to the lake.

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