Quantcast

Latest Pam Brokaw Stories

2008-08-01 21:00:21

A pair of local environmentalists plan a fundraiser next week for county commissioner candidate Pam Brokaw. Val Alexander, a longtime leader of Friends of Clark County, and David McDonald, an attorney for a group that has sought to block gravel mining in the East Fork of the Lewis River, are holding the event at Alexander's home on Coyote Ridge Road. Brokaw is the only Democrat in a seven-candidate field seeking to succeed Commissioner Betty Sue Morris in the primary Aug. 19. Hours of...

2008-07-20 00:00:26

By Michael Andersen, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 19--How to summarize a two-hour debate between seven candidates with three party affiliations running for one county commissioner's seat, all in 1,100 words? Why not start by giving them two words each? Craig Williams: green economics. Matt Swindell: hard work. Bridget Schwarz: lively neighborhoods. Robert Nichols: no rail. Tom Mielke: business deregulation. Brad Lothspeich: administrative competence. Pam Brokaw: slower...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related