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Although the front page article in the March 28, 2022 edition (Battle Ground Council looks to annex ‘islands’ of property) contains many inaccuracies spoken by some city council members … more
Sunflowers are to Ukraine what tulips are to western Washington. During the blooming season, both are spectacular and represent the best in the people who cultivate and visit those fields. In late … more
Those alive in the World War II years, or who remember their history lessons, will recall when we were an anti-fascist country, when the whole country pulled together to defeat fascism. We rationed, … more
Why do you say, “God will protect me from COVID,” yet lock your door, wear a seatbelt, and own a gun?  Why do you argue for personal choice in mask wearing and vaccination, yet … more
Bruce McClay’s letter to the editor on April 6 is another example of a liberal distortion of the facts. Also Mr. McClay didn’t even defend the higher gas prices, inflation, the failure of … more
The day after our windstorm where tree limbs and other debris were blown down and strewn about, Battle Ground city work crews were busily cleaning up and making streets and sidewalks safer. In one … more
Ridgefield voters rejected the last school bond that was presented in February. Now, here we are again, two months later, with essentially the same school bond being presented once again. Is our … more
With COVID-19 vaccines widely dispensed and masking requirements mostly lifted, will “work from home” end? Will workers return to downtown offices at pre-pandemic … more
I want to thank the Clark County Fire District 5 Board of Fire Commissioners for placing a fire levy lid lift on the August ballot. My family lives in the district and I’m also a firefighter … more
I am a resident of Washington state’s 3rd Congressional District. This is a critical voting year for our district and our state. Brent Hennrich is the Democrat running to replace Jaime … more
James Kissee’s letter in The Reflector on March 23 is another example of twisted facts and outright lies to fit a political agenda. One example (and only one): He says that crime is out of … more
I am deaf, and I am blind, but not of the physical kind. Heal me Lord, this Lenten season, because a loving God is the reason.  We walk in prayer as a child of God. He loves us, though … more
While I’m excited to see Battle Ground bustling with construction and economic activity, I am less pleased with the constant interruptions to traffic on Main Street. Every week it seems that a … more
It didn’t start with gas chambers. It started with one party controlling the media. It started with one party controlling the message. One party deciding what is true. One … more
Looking back at the 2022 state legislative session, it’s hard not to be disappointed at the missed opportunities.  Yes, lawmakers accomplished some things that are good for the … more
Return Alaska to Russia? A month ago, such lunacy wasn’t newsworthy, but after Russia shockingly invaded Ukraine, anything is possible. The assault on Ukraine has been massive and … more
Like hundreds of parents and grandparents during the past two weeks of March Madness, my husband and I drove across Snoqualmie Pass to Spokane to attend the ninth annual Washington State Championship … more
Our country, led by the Biden administration and socialists, is close to blowing up our republic and destroying our economy system.  From day one, Biden declared war on our energy system … more
There is an old saying that states “don’t let the ‘perfect’ be the ‘enemy’ of the good.” That is important to remember as we work our way out of the … more
On March 12, Washington’s mask mandate came to an end. The week also marked two years since the global COVID-19 pandemic really hit home. It’s a good time to examine what the heck just … more
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