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By Lou Marzeles

Council passes vote of no confidence in mayor

'I call you all hypocritical liars,' mayor responds


Rodger Nichols for The Sentinel

HEAT OF THE MOMENT: Mayor Clint Baze (left) watches Guy Theriault (not in picture) speaking at Monday's city council meeting as Len Crawford looks on.

During a half hour of intensely heated discussion at the Goldendale city council Monday night, Goldendale Mayor Clinton Baze was given a vote of no confidence by a majority of the council. In response, Baze countered with assertions against the council members who passed the no-confidence measure.

The measure carries no effect on the office of the mayor and is an indication only of formal disapproval.

"It's with deep regret, but I feel it has to be done," council member Guy Theriault began. "Mayor, I'm going to ask for a vote of no-confidence due to your failure to prevent this marijuana business being brought into Goldendale."

Theriault added he wanted a roll-call vote with each council...

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