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Putting Americans back to work is job one

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put people back to work.

Despite our turmoil, Americans are blessed

For some, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the blessings we enjoy. For others, it’s a time to volunteer at soup kitchens to help the less fortunate. For still others, it’s simply a chance to eat a huge meal and watch football.

Remembering the OWL party

In 1976, the OWL Party brought something into Washington State’s political arena that was usually lacking, and that was humor.

IRS strikes Olympic gold

Guess who was among the first to welcome our Olympic athletes back home from Rio? None other than the IRS.

Give ‘Camougle’ a chance

Groups of young people have been roaming downtown Camas recently. Washougal too. They’re looking up and down, and all around. They’re playing the new rage “Pokemon Go,” “augmenting reality” by phone; the objective is to catch the most creatures.

Maintaining low cost electricity vital for Washington’s clean tech industries

Since the construction of Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams, Washington has enjoyed an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower. It has been one-key competitive advantage for energy intensive industries and now it is vital to our state burgeoning “clean tech industries.”

Impartial approach is key to successful elections

Impartial approach is key to successful elections

A great education for all of our kids

Every mom and dad wants the best for their children.

Help save the John Wayne Pioneer Trail

I am from Tekoa, Washington (population 843). We are your neighbors to the east.

Homelessness hurts us all — but we can do something

Homelessness is hurting every corner of Washington. Our small towns are not immune, and it hurts everyone—homeless families, taxpayer and the community.