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In Our View: Safely reopening schools a difficult balancing act

January 26, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

One of the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic has been the uniqueness of it all. With the virus being previously unknown, mitigation efforts have been created from scratch, amounting to little more than a best-guess scenario. Responses need to be adjusted as information increasingly becomes available. Read story

In Our View: Proposed 18-cent gas tax hike worth considering

January 25, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

A proposal to fund transportation projects throughout the state comes with a lightning bolt’s worth of sticker shock. But before reflexively opposing the idea, Clark County residents should consider the alternatives. Read story

In Our View: Biden’s call for action, leadership rings true

January 24, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Perhaps the most poignant exhortation during Joe Biden’s inauguration address was a call for the truth to prevail. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Pursuing equity; vaccine blunder

January 23, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To prosecutorial equity. The Vancouver City Attorney’s Office is making changes to how it prosecutes certain crimes, including those related to substance abuse and misdemeanor driving with a suspended license. Read story

In Our View: Legislature must address specter of evictions

January 22, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Eventually, the axiom says, the rent comes due. Read story

In Our View: ‘We can do hard things,’ achieve vaccine goals

January 21, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

“We can do hard things.” Read story

In Our View: Restoring character tops Biden’s to-do list

January 20, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As with any new presidency, the Biden administration arrives with hope, ambition and vision. It also arrives while facing extraordinary challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic and extreme discord throughout the nation. Read story

In Our View: Trump’s feats overshadowed by failures, discord

January 19, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

To be clear, Donald Trump has some accomplishments as president. It is almost unavoidable to be the most powerful person in the world for four years without some successes. Read story

In Our View: Move teachers to head of the class for vaccine

January 18, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As state officials work to increase the accessibility of coronavirus vaccines, they should pay particular attention to educators. Desires and plans to further open schools for in-person learning place teachers near the front lines in the battle against the disease. Read story

In Our View: Funding wildfire response a wise investment

January 17, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Additional funding to prevent and fight wildfires in Washington should be regarded as an investment. Working to limit the damage of fires is more cost-effective than cleaning up and rebuilding after the fact, and it can help limit the psychological damage of having communities ravaged by blazes. Read story