Morning Press Election results protestors at Camas High School Luyster murder trial

first_imgWhat will will the weather throw at us this weekend? Find out with our local weather coverage.Here are some of the stories that grabbed readers’ attention this week.Historic night in Vancouver race for mayorThe city of Vancouver has done what the nation failed to do in 2016: elect its first female head of government. Anne McEnerny-Ogle has a considerable lead with 74.7 percent of the initial vote.“I’m just a little shocked by the numbers, those are fantastic numbers,” McEnerny-Ogle said amid a sea of emotional supporters. She was emotional herself and needed to take a breath before continuing to express her excitement and gratitude.“I have kept my focus for these 11 months,” she said. “I didn’t want to take anything for granted.”McEnerny-Ogle will be first woman to lead city; Campbell has big lead in city council raceMore election news: Orange prevails in port race; Campbell wins Vancouver council raceElection updates: www.columbian.com/news/politics/electionProtesters target Camas High production of ‘The Laramie Project’ group of protesters waved religious signs and yelled into a megaphone outside Camas High School on Tuesday afternoon in opposition to the theater department’s production of “The Laramie Project.”The 2000 play written by Moisés Kaufman covers the aftermath of the fatal beating of Matthew Shepard, a University of Wyoming student who was targeted because he was gay, and the murder trial that followed. The show pieces together more than 200 interviews with residents of Laramie, Wyo., and others close to the murder.last_img

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