In Our View: Transparency Paramount

August 30, 2015, 6:02 AM

elieving that open government is a linchpin of good government, Washington long has placed a great deal of value upon transparency from its leaders. The state's sunshine laws protecting such openness often are cited as being among the strongest in the nation.

Jayne: Catholic school + gay applicant = difficult situation

August 30, 2015, 6:01 AM

Full disclosure: My daughter is a senior at St. Mary's Academy, and my wife's ties to the school date back to the Carter administration. So I have taken more than a passing interest in the events of the past week as a figurative firestorm has engulfed the all-girls high school in downtown Portland.

Immigration shift: India, China outpacing Mexico

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

Census data show contrast between 2000, 2013 numbers

Forum to examine possible effects of county land-use plan

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

Local farm, water and land-use advocates will hold a forum Monday to discuss the potential environmental impacts of Clark County's Comprehensive Growth Management Plan update.

Weather Eye: August records blow down in gusts that evoke winter

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

A powerful wintry storm blew through Saturday, the likes of which I have never seen in August. Portland's August wind record is now 43 mph -- it had been 39 mph.

Death Notices

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

91, Port Townsend, died Aug. 22, 2015. Kosec Funeral Home, 360-385-2642.

Fisher Investments feeling at home in Camas

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

Fisher Investments

Clark County business briefing

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

People in Business

Red Cross volunteers reflect on work at Warm Springs, Ore., fire

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

It was Tammy Sullivan's first national-level deployment with the Red Cross when she arrived in Warm Springs, Ore., on Aug. 14 to help with the shelter set up ahead of a raging wildfire in the area.

20 years of living The Dream

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

Program aimed at helping low-income children succeed has many beneficiaries

The Nepal Earthquake Is Not Over

August 30, 2015, 6:00 AM

The view from the bluff where I stood in Nepal a few weeks ago was one of utter devastation.

Prep Football 2015: A special section for a special sport

August 29, 2015, 11:50 PM

The "pop" of the pads. The "whir" of a tightly thrown spiral. The shouts of "let's go" from coaches and players.

TSA agent accused of molesting woman

August 29, 2015, 10:28 PM

He's fired, arrested after 'secondary screening' at airport

Ore. campground fire grows to 200 acres

August 29, 2015, 10:11 PM

PORTLAND (AP) -- A human-caused fire broke out at a state park campground in Central Oregon and quickly grew to 200 acres Saturday, destroying two homes and several outbuildings.