End quiet zones near railroad crossings to avoid tragedy
“Stop. Trains Can’t.” — the Federal Railroad Administration’s slogan for its 4-month-old campaign to reduce deaths and injuries at railroad crossings — is, at first glance, the type of “thank you, Captain Obvious” PR move that makes most journalists roll their eyes and move on to their next email message.
The Trump budget — pure profit for Pentagon corporate contractors. The Trump tax “reform” — massive tax cuts for the rich. Really? We are going to stand for this?
When President John F. Kennedy designated May as Senior Citizens Month nearly 55 years ago, he did so out of concern for an increasingly vulnerable segment of the U.S. population.
She was one of 20 Republicans who bucked their own party last week by voting against the House health care bill known as the American Health Care Act, but Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, who represents Washington’s 18th Legislative District, still says she’s committed to repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act — better known as “Obamacare” to its detractors.
Newspapers should bring suicide-by-gun ‘epidemic’ into light
Kris Greene for Commissioner, Port of Vancouver District 1
In 2009, downtown Camas was like many many small town epicenters across the country — dotted with vacant storefronts, suffering from a lack of customers and struggling to find its way in the midst of a major economic recession.