Opinion

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 24, 2015

HB 1951 makes sense I support House Bill 1951, sponsored by Rep. Liz Pike (R-Camas), which clarifies our state law on the use of unmarked vehicles in law enforcement.

The culminating senior project: An invaluable experience

The senior project.

Washington’s rural communities need a federal forest solution

In 2015, Washington state can continue to play a leading role in efforts to improve the health of our federally-owned forests while restoring economic opportunity to our rural forested communities.

Washougal should approve vapor device ordinance

The Washougal City Council is considering implementing an ordinance prohibiting the sale to minors of e-cigarettes and hand-held vaporizers or “vape pens,” as they are commonly known.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 10, 2015

Pike’s priorities are wrong It’s incomprehensible that for Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, the first item on her agenda at the start of this legislative session was guns.

Filling the gap

The thought of a child going to school with torn or ill-fitting clothing and tattered and worn shoes is heartbreaking.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 3, 2015

Inslee targets local entities in carbon emissions plan Gov. Jay Inslee has a two-pronged “carbon emissions” plan. His gas tax adds over $1 per gallon of gas. It raises costs for home heating, electric bills, and everything purchased at local merchants. Our state’s current gas tax is 37.5 cents per gallon.

Libraries change with the communities they serve

Local residents love their libraries. And those libraries have much to offer Camas and Washougal, two growing and changing communities.

Letters to the Editor for Jan. 27, 2015

Unhappy with actions of C-Tran board In 2004, the C-Tran district was county-wide, every Clark County citizen had a vote, and a C-Tran sales tax rate hike measure failed.

Vote ‘yes’ to support local schools

Washougal voters have a decision to make, and it may not necessarily be an easy one.