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In Our View: Camas wise to plan now for mill site’s future

December 2, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The history of Camas is inextricably linked to the paper mill that sits along Camas Slough. So, too, is the city’s future. Read story

In Our View: Condit Dam a lesson in nature’s reinvention

December 1, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The breaching of the Condit Dam along the White Salmon River might or might not provide some lessons about dam removal. But it definitely offers instruction about the remarkable resiliency of ecosystems. Read story

In Our View: Food insecurity is embarrassing to wealthy nation

November 30, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

While many of us associate the holidays with an abundance — or overabundance — of turkey, potatoes and pumpkin pie, plenty of Americans are struggling to put enough food on the table. One in five residents of Clark County accessed an emergency food network in the past year, according to… Read story

In Our View: COVID cautions remain important for holidays

November 29, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Another COVID Thanksgiving has come and gone. Another COVID Christmas is upon us. What once seemed unthinkable is now an unavoidable fact of life – a persistent virus that impacts everything we do. Read story

In Our View: Legislature must address infrastructure

November 28, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

A $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed this month by Congress and signed by President Biden should serve as an example for officials in our state. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Shop locally, COVID outbreak

November 27, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To holiday shopping. For those who believe that bad news is the only news, we offer an uplifting headline from Sunday’s Columbian: “Clark County retailers are stocked, ready to welcome holiday shoppers”. Despite concerns about supply chains and worker shortages, local sellers are ready to help customers fill in… Read story

In Our View: Start of holiday shopping, end for Lloyd Center

November 26, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Today marks the unofficial beginning of the Christmas shopping season. With retailers rebounding from last year’s pandemic-induced slowdown, and with worries about supply chains and increasing prices, there is an air of unpredictability surrounding the season. Read story

In Our View: Giving special thanks this Thanksgiving

November 25, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

It was 400 years ago this month that the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians gathered at Plymouth, Mass., for a celebration that is today remembered as the first Thanksgiving. Eighty years ago, in December 1941, the United States proclaimed the fourth Thursday in November as the official Thanksgiving holiday. Countless… Read story

In Our View: Secretary of state should be nonpartisan position

November 24, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

With much attention on Washington’s secretary of state in recent weeks, lawmakers should be pondering the future of the office and recognize that citizens would be well-served if the position were nonpartisan. Protecting democracy and ensuring free and fair elections transcends party preference and is essential to ensuring —or restoring… Read story

In Our View: Increasing our tree canopy a worthwhile goal

November 23, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

It is no surprise to hear talk about trees in the Northwest. Our economy and culture historically have been driven by the vast forests that help define the region. Read story