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Jayne: Expertise always trumps dogma

May 3, 2020, 6:02am Columns

The headline sums it up. “Seattle’s leaders let scientists take the lead. New York’s did not” trumpets an article in The New Yorker by Charles Duhigg. Read story

Other Papers Say: Fines needed in big-money races

May 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Washington’s Supreme Court strongly reinforced the longstanding principle of political financial transparency this month. However, supporters of public disclosure law must remain on alert. The same 5-4 decision that endorses the public’s right to information also shows an opening for a challenge to the accountability mechanism that makes the system function. Read story

Local View: Child care makes state’s economy work

May 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained our already fragile child care system to the breaking point. Without immediate investment in this essential economic support, thousands of providers will reluctantly go out of business, leaving thousands of working parents — and the employers they work for — scrambling for child care solutions. Read story

Donnelly: Clarifying the boundaries

May 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Have our rights to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” now morphed into “life, or liberty, or the pursuit of happiness”? In a national emergency — such as war, terrorism, or now a pandemic — the government takes drastic measures. But are there limits to government’s power? Read story

Pitts: Sarcasm, the likes of which we have never seen

May 1, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Dear Donald Trump: Read story

Saunders: Mayor offers hope, CNN isn’t buying

April 30, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Bless Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman for wanting to open up Las Vegas for business as soon as possible. Read story

Camden: Inslee at home, yet everywhere

April 29, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Gov. Jay Inslee has a fairly short commute to work — out the mansion’s side door, down some steps, through a side door to the Capitol and up to his second-floor office — and otherwise appears to stick close to his stay-at-home order. Read story

Local View: Clark County input on order needed

April 28, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Context often provides more accuracy to a story, so I want to amplify what I discussed during the last Clark County Board of Health meeting. Read story

Senior salute: Mountain View’s Quinn Rooks hits all the right notes with his outlook

April 27, 2020, 1:49pm Columns

For someone who had the rest of his senior year of high school wiped out by a pandemic, Mountain View’s Quinn Rooks appears to be hitting all the right notes. “In life, things happen, but we’re human and we just need to move past it,” Rooks said. “And I think… Read story

Schram: Presidents and even the press can have an off day

April 27, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Today we are spotlighting two significant revelations that somehow escaped proper attention during our struggle to survive the deadly pandemic that has enveloped our planet. Read story