Opinion

The ‘buzz’ about bees

Although the “buzz” about bee declines makes headlines, excites public concern and warrants a White House Task Force on the health of honey bees and other pollinators, bees are still in jeopardy.

A labor of love

The daily ringing of the paper mill’s Westminster chimes will have special meaning when they echo through downtown Camas on Saturday.

Schools need to be proactive about addressing campus sexual assault

Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates.

A beginning to the election season

Today marked the first official campaign announcement made by a Camas-Washougal elected official about their intentions to run for re-election this year.

Low carbon fuel standard is bad policy

We all want a cleaner environment in which to live, work and pass on to our children and grandchildren. We’re making great progress here in Washington.

Low carbon fuel standard is bad policy

We all want a cleaner environment in which to live, work and pass on to our children and grandchildren. We’re making great progress here in Washington.

Spotlight on oil train impacts

Two weeks ago, Washougal Mayor Sean Guard announced that he planned to spend seven days — 168 hours — camping next to the railroad tracks at 32nd Avenue and Main Street.

Letters to the Editor for April 14, 2015

Seeking information about Washington State Hi my name is Maddy. I am a fifth-grader at Napa Valley Language Academy in Napa, Calif.

Access to art

According to the Clark County Arts Commission, “The arts hold the power to inspire and enlighten. They influence the economy by creating jobs and ancillary services, stimulating tourism and raising tax revenues. The interdependence of artists supporting local businesses that have supported them is a win-win situation.”

Knowledge provides power to fight breast cancer

Breast cancer recently drug me back into its ugly world. I fought back and took control, when I had the honor of receiving the BRAVE Day proclamation from the Mayor, Tim Levitt and the Vancouver City Council on BRAVE Day, which is March 21 and is a day dedicated to recognizing a women’s right to reconstruction and support after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis. A little known law passed in 1998 and was given very little press.