Editorials

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Future park could be a real treasure

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

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.

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.

Profiling an ‘American Hero’

World War II concentration camps. It’s a period time in history that most of us today can barely imagine, and probably wouldn’t want to due to the truth of its sheer disturbing brutality.

School districts make safety a top priority

It’s hard to believe, but the start of the new school year is right around the corner. A summer filled with swimming, flip flops, outdoor adventures and carefree fun will soon be gone. They will be replaced by days that will include schedules and homework, as well as opportunities to once again see beloved teachers and close friends.

Elections matter

As of this morning, Primary Election Day, of the 251,730 ballots mailed to Clark County voters, only 55,466 have been returned.