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Local View: Fire District annexation would benefit B.G. police

January 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

A lot of information has been shared about the upcoming vote to annex the City of Battle Ground to Clark County Fire District 3. The reason annexation is being considered is to protect quality emergency services for our community. It’s important to remember that emergency services include police as well as fire and emergency medical services. Read story

Pitts: John Lewis epitomizes our better angels

January 10, 2020, 6:01am Columns

My favorite picture of John Lewis is a mugshot. Read story

Ambrose: In 2020, let’s get busy fixing things

January 9, 2020, 6:01am Columns

It is 2020, the start of a new year, of a new decade, of revived hope, of renewed determination. Tradition says it’s time for resolutions while reality says they seldom work. But there is, in fact, much amiss in this American nation we love, and we must fight back, peacefully, of course, for the good under attack in so many ways, at so many levels. Read story

Camden: 2020 foresight less than 20/20

January 8, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The year 2020 stretches before us as a blank slate full of possibilities, like a fresh coat of overnight snow on the front lawn before the neighbor’s dog makes his morning rounds. Read story

Saunders: ‘Cancel culture’ candidates can’t make the cut

January 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced Thursday that he was bowing out of the 2020 Democratic primary. The only reason to notice or care is that Castro was one of the more shrill candidates, so it’s good that he never found purchase in the crowded field and hence had to “suspend” his campaign. Read story

Pitts: The Year of Reading Women is now underway

January 6, 2020, 6:01am Columns

I’m here to say goodbye to Stephen King. Read story

Union boys ready for league after a magical non-league season

January 5, 2020, 6:00pm Columns

High schools: Tim Martinez Read story

Jayne: Bill for U.S. debt will come due

January 5, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Let’s look at it this way: If you borrowed $70,000 for each person in your family, without any concern about how to pay it off, could you put on the airs of prosperity? Read story

Harrop: Do Americans even want time off?

January 5, 2020, 6:01am Columns

A new Gallup survey finds that about half of Americans who hold second jobs say they don’t do it out of financial necessity. Why, then, do they put in the extra hours? Do they just like working? Read story

Donnelly: Camas should aim to support small businesses

January 5, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Heartbreaking. That’s the sentiment expressed by many patrons of iconic downtown Vancouver restaurant Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro. Proprietor Tommy Owens announced on December 20 that the restaurant would close within days. Terming the restaurant (which dates to 1994 when it was named Aloha Café) “a modern landmark,” Facebook commenter Joanna Fitzwilson suggested that the Tommy O’s sign should remain “like Portland’s White Stag sign.” High praise indeed. Read story