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In Our View: U.S. gun culture warped beyond all sensibility

May 26, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

How about now? Is now a good time to talk about gun violence in the United States and take steps to address it? Read story

In Our View: Reform still needed 2 years after Floyd murder

May 25, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Two years ago today, George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. The officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes, 29 seconds, while the 46-year-old Black man was handcuffed and face down on the pavement. Other officers applied pressure to Floyd’s body or watched as he repeated at… Read story

In Our View: Kudos to candidates filing for public office

May 24, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The numbers can appear daunting for voters. Filing week for elected office ended Friday, and 523 candidates applied for 383 offices that will appear on the ballot in Clark County beginning with the August primary. The top two vote-getters in each race will advance to the November general election. Read story

In Our View: Aid for farmers needed, but where will it end?

May 23, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Farming is difficult, grueling work that is essential to our economy and our very existence as a species. Read story

In Our View: Racist demagoguery panders to the ignorant

May 22, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Where will it happen next? Could it be here? Could it be in the bucolic confines of Clark County? Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Sprucing spirit; election woes

May 21, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To signs of spring. The weather has been springlike on occasion recently, so volunteers gathered last week to do a little sprucing up. Vancouver’s Downtown Association, the city of Vancouver and the Parks Foundation of Clark County put together “Spruce up the Couve,” an event to beautify Esther Short… Read story

In Our View: Keep Vancouver clean to keep tourists coming

May 20, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Given our desire to return to “normal,” the numbers are encouraging. Industries and community leaders around Clark County report that tourism to the area is increasing, following a lengthy COVID-related downturn. Read story

In Our View: Pearson Field plays role in growing Vancouver

May 19, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

For more than a century, Pearson Field has served aviators in Southwest Washington while occasionally playing a role in flying history. Yet questions linger about whether the single-runway airfield can effectively serve the bustling city that has grown up around it. Read story

In Our View: Filing week a reminder to research candidates

May 18, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

With this being filing week for political offices, Clark County voters should prepare for some homework. Read story

In Our View: Recognize, teach tribes’ perspective of history

May 17, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The history of Clark County did not begin with the arrival of European settlers during the 1800s. Native tribes such as the Chinook, Cowlitz and Klickitat inhabited the area for thousands of years, developing a culture that continues to influence the region. Read story