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In Our View: Remote lessons must be accessible to all

August 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As local districts plan for the coming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, we hope that lessons have been learned. Read story

In Our View: Stable child care system essential for economy

August 2, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For the U.S. economy to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Congress must recognize that the child care industry — and child care workers — are essential. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Right time for Academy plans

August 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To moving forward with major plans for Providence Academy. The historic building in downtown Vancouver is older than the state of Washington and is a testimony to the genius and hard work of its builder, Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart. A generation after its construction, a laundry building, boiler building and a tall smokestack were added on the east side of the property. The smokestack is a bit… Read story

In Our View: COVID-19 refresher can help us beat this virus

July 31, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Saturday will mark five months since Clark County Fire District 6 paramedics answered a call to assist a sick man in his 70s. Five days later, that patient was confirmed as Clark County’s first COVID-19 patient. Read story

In Our View: Republican unemployment aid plan off base

July 30, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

COVID-19 cases continue to climb. Businesses are struggling to adapt in the face of state orders intended to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. Now is not the time for Congress to cut unemployment aid to Americans in need. Read story

In Our View: Let’s pull together to get weeds under control

July 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The recent sorry state of the “Welcome to Washington” sign on northbound Interstate 5 in Vancouver encapsulated a dismal reality throughout Clark County: We are being overrun by weeds. Read story

In Our View: Conservation fund an investment in future

July 28, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Clark County residents don’t have to travel far to witness the benefits of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund. Read story

In Our View: Block 10 work continues our transformation

July 26, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The hope is that sooner, rather than later, the coronavirus pandemic will be under control and the economy once again will thrive. When that day arrives, the rejuvenation of downtown Vancouver will be evident. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Rally for officers commendable

July 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To support for law enforcement. About 200 people gathered last week at Esther Short Park to demonstrate support for police officers. “It’s just simply saying our people, Americans overwhelmingly support our police,” an organizer said. The rally comes as protests against police brutality throughout the country are accompanied by calls to “defund the police.” Read story

In Our View: It takes a community to combat coronavirus

July 24, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Avoiding a rollback of coronavirus restrictions in Clark County is up to us. All of us. Collectively. As a community watching out for our health and that of our neighbors. Read story