Locally grown, and proud of it

In approximately 19 days, I will be moving my youngest offspring to college. He is a locally grown and sustainable product of the Camas area.…

Henriksen: A leader in transformational community change

It is an honor to join in the nomination of Nan Henriksen for high recognition as the 2015 First Citizen of Southwest Washington.

A fall sports state of mind

Forecasters are predicting temperatures in the 70s and 80s on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. But for diehard local sports fans, the start of school on Wednesday means the end of summer and the beginning of high school sports.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 1, 2015

Protestors voice opposition to Nestle

Some are attempting to block mental health care reform

The bipartisan Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR2646, introduced in June by Rep. Tim Murphy and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, has come under attack. The purpose of the legislation is to resolve a number of problems within our mental health care system, particularly for the treatment of America's seriously mentally ill. The measures within this legislation would effectively improve treatment and outcomes for those with severe brain diseases ultimately resulting in a significant reduction in homelessness and incarcerations.

A man on a mission

A local man is embarking on a massive effort to bring attention to a disease that, to be blunt, does not often stand in the limelight.

A pledge for a better election season

Mayor proposes funding for road repairs, railroad overpass and police staffing

New law with more teeth will help protect pets

It is the rare pet owner who purposefully sets out to harm his or her animal.

Mental illness haunts countless Americans

On July 9, Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) appealed to congress, "Let's no longer turn a blind eye and instead help those who need it the most."

Fun in the summer sun

Thanks to the record-breaking stretch of unseasonably warm weather, it seems like summer has been underway in the Pacific Northwest for quite some time.