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Local View: Schools are in desperate need of bus drivers

October 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Anyone who has been keeping up with current events is undoubtedly aware that the ongoing labor shortage is creating challenges across just about every industry and profession. Without enough workers to go around, restaurants have been reducing the hours that they’re open, veterinary offices cannot meet the demand for pet… Read story

Estrich: Leave policymakers to do job

October 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

There are two questions relating to vaccine mandates that have become dangerously confused. Read story

Jayne: Trump lost; just get over it

October 3, 2021, 6:02am Columns

It’s like “Alice in Wonderland,” with Clark County residents falling down a rabbit hole and wandering around a fanciful world that bears little resemblance to reality. Read story

Pitts: Republicans ‘Make Bigotry Great Again’

October 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

You might think it was a crime, but last week, a grand jury did not. Read story

Hiltzik: Surprise! Postal service is about to get slower — and more expensive

October 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Is there a federal official more out of step with the purposes of his agency than Postmaster General Louis DeJoy? Read story

Other Papers Say: Hold WSU coach accountable

October 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Time is running out for state employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine in time for immunity by the governor’s Oct. 18 deadline. Unless Washington State University football coach Nick Rolovich has gotten inoculated without telling the public or his employers, his selfish stance against this sensible public health measure puts… Read story

Donnelly: Vancouver Lake merits public-private partnership

October 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Vancouver Lake, deeded to the Port of Vancouver in 1919, is a subject of discussion in the election campaign for District 2 Port Commissioner. Has the current commission provided effective leadership to preserve the lake’s health, safety and utility? Read story

Harrop: Mandates work to keep us out of COVID hell

October 2, 2021, 6:02am Columns

Set aside the specter of overflowing intensive care units in Idaho — or that the state’s emergency rooms are now choosing which COVID-19 patients to save and which ones to give up on. Read story

Pitts: Books are dangerous things

October 1, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Here’s what happened when Ruby Bridges went to school in 1960. Read story

Ambrose: Border woes are Biden’s fault

September 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

“I take responsibility,” President Joe Biden said on national TV, and he should, he is responsible. But he then reversed himself, saying in effect that Border Patrol agents on horseback were the guilty parties in something “horrible,” a noninjurious confrontation with antagonistic migrants. “They will pay,” he wanted you to… Read story