May 2014 Polls

Would you undergo genetic screening to determine if your offspring are at risk for genetic diseases?

Yes, I want as much information as possible. (64.84% - 59 votes)

Yes, but only after an abnormal ultrasound. (17.58% - 16 votes)

No, test results wouldn’t change anything. (17.58% - 16 votes)

Total Votes: 91

Voting open Sat, May 31, 2014 6 a.m. - Mon, Jun 30, 2014 6 a.m.

Now that marijuana is legal in our state, do you think you'll take a puff?

Far out! I'll be all over it like... wait, what was the question? (32.34% - 228 votes)

Not a chance. This body is a temple and it might not mix well with the steroids. (49.36% - 348 votes)

No comment. (18.30% - 129 votes)

Total Votes: 705

Voting open Tue, May 27, 2014 10:04 a.m. - Mon, Jun 30, 2014 6 a.m.

Who should be Week 9 spring prep athlete of the week?

Akari Baba, Prairie tennis (13.61% - 126 votes)

Colleen Driscoll, Mountain View softball (51.51% - 477 votes)

Alexa Efraimson, Camas girls track and field (12.63% - 117 votes)

Marcus Gaylor, Columbia River boys track and field (4.21% - 39 votes)

Carter Johnson, Skyview soccer (18.03% - 167 votes)

Total Votes: 926

Voting open Tue, May 27, 2014 8:58 a.m. - Thu, May 29, 2014 8 p.m.

Do you exercise on vacation?

Yes. I never miss a workout. (12.77% - 6 votes)

Yes, but not as often or as long. (53.19% - 25 votes)

No way. I’m on vacation. (34.04% - 16 votes)

Total Votes: 47

Voting open Sat, May 24, 2014 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 24, 2014 6 a.m.

Who should be Week 8 spring prep athlete of the week?

Sammi Hampton, Skyview tennis (45.82% - 477 votes)

Trevor Huddleston, Woodland baseball (3.65% - 38 votes)

Nicole O'Haver, Prairie softball (39.96% - 416 votes)

Keaton Spiller, Heritage track and field (2.88% - 30 votes)

Reilly Whitlock, Union golf (7.68% - 80 votes)

Total Votes: 1,041

Voting open Mon, May 19, 2014 11:45 a.m. - Thu, May 22, 2014 8 p.m.

When local governments need more resources they should first:

Look to cut present spending. (61.54% - 520 votes)

Look to raise taxes and fees. (4.62% - 39 votes)

Some of both. (31.48% - 266 votes)

Other. (2.37% - 20 votes)

Total Votes: 845

Voting open Mon, May 19, 2014 9:04 a.m. - Mon, Jun 23, 2014 6 a.m.

Would you ever participate in a clinical trial?

Yes, trials lead to new treatments. (27.45% - 14 votes)

Yes, as a last resort. (7.84% - 4 votes)

Maybe, if I thought it could help me. (37.25% - 19 votes)

No, I don't want to be a test subject (19.61% - 10 votes)

I’ve participated in a clinical trial. (7.84% - 4 votes)

Total Votes: 51

Voting open Sat, May 17, 2014 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Should Vancouver become the largest oil-handing facility in the Northwest?

Yes, we need the jobs and money. (48.01% - 734 votes)

No, who wants to be known for that. (49.77% - 761 votes)

No opinion at this time. (2.22% - 34 votes)

Total Votes: 1,529

Voting open Mon, May 12, 2014 8:41 a.m. - Mon, Jun 9, 2014 6 a.m.

What foods or drinks do you avoid?

Soda, energy drinks and other sugary drinks. (46.32% - 44 votes)

Doughnuts, cookies and other sweets. (10.53% - 10 votes)

Chips and other unhealthy snacks. (1.05% - 1 vote)

Hotdogs, bologna and other heavily processed meats. (28.42% - 27 votes)

Other (tell us in the comments). (13.68% - 13 votes)

Total Votes: 95

Voting open Sat, May 10, 2014 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 10, 2014 6 a.m.

Who should be Week 6 spring prep athlete of the week?

Tyler Armstrong, Prairie baseball (37.83% - 345 votes)

Alexa Efraimson, Camas girls track and field (17.32% - 158 votes)

Marcus Gaylor, Columbia River boys track and field (6.03% - 55 votes)

Taylor Hartley, Battle Ground golf (5.26% - 48 votes)

Morgan Spieth, Union softball (33.55% - 306 votes)

Total Votes: 912

Voting open Mon, May 5, 2014 3:14 p.m. - Thu, May 8, 2014 8 p.m.

Like the president of the United States, should all politicians have term limits?

No, the experience politicians gain in elected office is invaluable and we should not lose that. (8.86% - 81 votes)

Yes, the more entrenched politicians get the worse they get. Make it truly public service. Serve the people for a short time and gracefully exit. (89.93% - 822 votes)

No opinion at this time. (1.20% - 11 votes)

Total Votes: 914

Voting open Mon, May 5, 2014 8:54 a.m. - Mon, Jun 2, 2014 6 a.m.

Would you try oil pulling, the practice of swishing olive, coconut or sesame oil in your mouth for 15 minutes a day

Yes. I’ve done it and benefited. (19.86% - 28 votes)

I’d like to give it a try. (33.33% - 47 votes)

No way. I’ll stick with mouth wash. (11.35% - 16 votes)

Why in the world would I do that? (35.46% - 50 votes)

Total Votes: 141

Voting open Sat, May 3, 2014 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 3, 2014 6 a.m.