By Howard Meharg, Andresen/St. Johns neighborhood
January 14, 2015 6 a.m.
OK, so my arms were not long enough to get The Columbian far enough from my face so I could read it. Glasses? No big deal. Bifocals? Oh, all right, I can deal with that … albeit with considerable grumping around about getting used to them.
Here's a story problem common in Clark County schools: On Monday, 156 teachers at Battle Ground schools took the day off and requested a substitute teacher to cover their classes. After all possible substitutes were contracted from the substitute pool, 14 classrooms still did not have a teacher for the day.