Opinion

Issues could drive boost in general election turnout

Although the 2014 primary election produced relatively dismal voter turnout numbers countywide (28 percent) and statewide (31 percent), Secretary of State Kim Wyman is hoping ...

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 23, 2014

Vick’s rubbery ethics Recently, the newspapers noted an effort to reign in the relationship between Washington legislators and lobbyists. The committee started with a focus on “free” lunches. The limit suggested was 12. That would be once a week for three months or twice a month for six months, etc.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 16, 2014

WSD students are excelling

Home Rule Charter a good fix for bad county government

In Camas and Washougal, as in many smaller communities, September and October are busy times – especially for families with children in school and extracurricular activities.

An evening of support, inspiration and fun

If you’ve never attended a Girls Night Out event in Camas, you’re missing out on something very special.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 9, 2014

Child’s failure to perform is a failure of the parent My two cents on the Sept. 2 letter to the editor titled “Outraged about school district’s failure to perform:”

Future park could be a real treasure

A beautiful parcel of riverfront property will soon belong to the city of Washougal.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 2, 2014

‘Unexamined’ assumptions about the concealed carry license In her Aug. 19 Letter to the Editor, “Obtaining conceal/carry license is too easy,” Joanne Pinelli expressed concern that it is “too easy” to obtain a concealed carry license in Washington. She expressed her aversion to guns, but failed to define what, exactly, the problem is with the concealed license process.

A touch of France in Camas

Downtown Camas will come to life this weekend — with a touch of French flair that will focus on some of the finer things in life — featuring original artwork, live entertainment, dancing and fine dining under the stars.

C-W schools show success despite federal labels

The start of school is just around the corner and the Camas and Washougal school districts are poised to open their doors to more than 10,000 local students. We look forward to welcoming these students and their families in the next week.

Difficult decisions loom for ECFR

Local governmental entities are just now beginning to dive in to the work of planning and preparing their 2015 budgets.