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The sights from Goat Mountain, a remote peak 12 miles north of Mount St. Helens’s crater, are extraordinary. From the summit, hikers enjoy an unmatched view of the nearby volcano and a … more
Farmers in Medieval Europe sought high-traffic areas such as the intersections of main roads or a confluence of rivers as suitable places to erect market stalls. One of the items in great demand was … more
“U.S. inflation jumped 7.5% in the past year, a 40-year high,” read an Associated Press headline recently.  That’s terrible news, and it confirms what every American — … more
My brother is suffering severe back pain that limits his ability to move, walk or function. He was scheduled for surgery Jan. 27, but it was canceled because the hospital was overwhelmed with … more
I am a Battle Ground High School student who is worried about the number of COVID-19 cases in my school district. The Battle Ground Public Schools website recently stated that the district has had … more
I am writing in regards to shadow banning on Facebook primarily. What is shadow banning? It is when people lose ranking based on the content they share on social media. Recently at the Clark County … more
According to the political organization No Labels, Republicans and Democrats have been fighting over two “problems” — voter fraud and voter suppression — that are completely … more
Good grief, we’re still obsessing about the “insurrection?” Jan. 6, according to Cackling Kammy, Sleepy Joe, and their adoring media, is another day that will live in infamy. Loony … more
The op-ed by Ed Johnstone, commissioner for the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission is titled, “Salmon recovery will take more than money.” I couldn’t agree more. In the last 30 … more
Kudos to The Reflector presenting news with integrity since 1909. That integrity should be reflected in a very tall wall between opinion/editorials and news coverage. For example, in the Jan. 12, … more
Heidi O’Conner’s letter in The Reflector said that those who are eligible to vote get to exercise their right to vote. I most heartedly agree, as long as it doesn’t include … more
I am writing to you after witnessing a racial injustice at Battle Ground High School that I wouldn’t imagine happen at a basketball game. Today’s world is extremely stressful. There are … more
Just read your article from 2016 concerning the replacement of the yellow ribbons on the bridge. We are military parents who have been maintaining yellow ribbons on the Center Green in Litchfield, … more
I’m extremely disappointed in Superior Court Judge Robert Lewis’ decision regarding the first-degree arson case that destroyed the old Cherry Grove Church and home of a Battle Ground … more
First, Ridgefield previously abandoned a perfectly good school we now call the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center (RACC). The city moved many of its offices into that building. That beautiful … more
My family’s story started in Ridgefield eight years ago when my husband and I first moved here with our 3-month-old daughter. Right away we knew this place was special and found the place where … more
I am almost 82 and have not had kids in a public school in 50 years. However, I believe in education and support the Ridgefield school bond. This bond provides badly needed classroom space for our … more
Strong public schools are a foundational pillar in a successful and thriving community. Our Ridgefield community continues to grow rapidly. The Ridgefield School District has gone through an … more
Modern Western society traces its origins to the British and American Enlightenments, the founding precept of which was the startling notion that a man has the inherent right to fashion his own … more
This election year is one of the most consequential in our lifetime. For years, I always voted for the best person for the job, regardless of party affiliation. This year, I am again voting for the … more
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