Confronted by residents who told tales of terrified pups and neighbors worried about fire risks, a group of Washougal leaders are going to look into the pros and cons of instituting a complete ban on private fireworks.
Having built up quite a list of people and groups we’d like to thank, pat on the back or, in some cases, reprimand for the things they do and say, we’ve decided to take a page from our sister paper, The Columbian, and print our own “Cheers & Jeers” section each month.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is in Clark County today, but don’t get your hopes up that the Republican congresswoman from Camas is actually heeding constituents’ requests for an in-person town hall.
It’s high school graduation season and that means radio stations everywhere are overplaying Baz Luhrmann’s 1997 song, “Everybody’s Free (to Wear Sunscreen).”
Generation Z — the Gen Xers’ babies born between 1995 and 2010 — are starting to reach adulthood and the world will, thankfully, never be the same.
Last week, after our president pulled the United States out of a worldwide agreement to save the planet from the almost-certain ravages of unchecked climate change, a beautiful thing happened — business and political leaders stood up and said, “No.”
The mourners gathered at a TriMet stop in the heart of Northeast Portland’s Hollywood district Saturday evening. Carrying candles, flowers and signs filled with messages of love and peace, tears wetting their faces, they greeted each other silently.
Could an extra hour of sleep really make a difference in your life? According to the experts, the difference is significant.
“Stop. Trains Can’t.” — the Federal Railroad Administration’s slogan for its 4-month-old campaign to reduce deaths and injuries at railroad crossings — is, at first glance, the type of “thank you, Captain Obvious” PR move that makes most journalists roll their eyes and move on to their next email message.