Opinion

Washougal levies will improve service levels

Propositions 5 and 6 are the emergency services issues that many city of Washougal residents will be casting their votes on starting this week, as ...

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 21, 2014

Camas needs to prioritize spending In response to the article “Camas City Hall will get a fresh coat of paint” in the Oct. 7 issue of the Post-Record, I was pleased to see that the city is maintaining its municipal building and adding a little color to the project.

Vote 'yes' on home rule charter

For some time now, it’s been quite clear that a change is needed in Clark County government. An opportunity has been presented to the public to do so, and it’s time for voters to seize it.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 14, 2014

On Election Day, I’m firing Liz Pike as my representative and I’m voting Maureen Winningham. Career politicians like Pike are not being effective in Olympia to better public education and champion our public employees.

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 7, 2014

Impressed by Mike Briggs The 18th District has some significant choices coming up in November for state representative.

Support ECFR levy renewal request

Voters living within the boundaries of the East County Fire and Rescue district will have a decision to make when they receive their general election ballots in the mail next week.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 30, 2014

Support the proposed charter Thank you to the freeholders, whom the voters elected last November, for putting together a solid and balanced new Clark County County Charter for voters to approve this November. Clark County had around 12,000 residents when the Washington State Constitution was approved in 1889, which established our current form of county government. At over 400,000 residents, our county is ready for a form of government that gives county residents better representation, provides separation between policy makers and county managers, and gives residents a way to replace county laws they disagree with.

Effort to build new library will require planning, support, enthusiasm

A library has the opportunity to be the heart of a community.

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.

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 several factors will turn those numbers around for the upcoming general election.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 16, 2014

WSD students are excelling