Public needs to become educated on McCleary decision

'The Washington Constitution imposes only one "paramount duty" upon the State: "to make ample provision for the education of all children residing within its borders,…

Making ‘Sunshine Week’ every week

The Tenth "Sunshine Week" ended about six month ago, on March 21. This annual celebration of open government was created by the American Society of News Editors with a grant from the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation. Now co-sponsored by ASNE and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Sunshine Week is intended to highlight the importance of open government around the country. All indications pointed to the fact that this year's Sunshine Week was one of the best yet. In Washington, DC and throughout the country, people found new and innovative ways to make people think about transparency (my personal favorite was the brewing of "Sunshine Wheat" beer - the first beer of Sunshine Week).

Keeping the lake clean

Camas residents may have noticed that Lacamas Lake is looking a little bit different recently.

Child’s curiosity sparks ‘Law Enforcement Appreciation Day’

A child's curiosity is a magical thing.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 22, 2015

Marijuana sales in Camas are unwelcome

Honoring the community’s ‘Legendary Teachers’

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."

Keep school bus safety laws in mind

Several years ago, the Post-Record ran a letter to the editor from a Washougal resident who recounted a traumatic childhood experience involving a serious collision between a child and a vehicle. The driver behind the wheel did not obey laws aimed at protecting youngsters as they board and disembark from the school bus.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 8, 2015

Anti-Nestle crowd shows its true colors

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.

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. Even though my oldest has been in college for three years and also a product of Camas, the last little birdie to leave the nest always has a lingering significance.

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.