Saturday, March 28, 2020
March 28, 2020

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Cheers & Cheers: Good works, good news

March 28, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Not all the news has been depressing. After another long week of anxiety-creating reports about COVID-19, we offer a reminder that there are good people working to help others. Therefore, we present nothing but cheers this week: Read story

In Our View: Stay calm as schools, students, parents adjust

March 27, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Parents, teachers, administrators and — most important — students are adjusting to a difficult new reality. The coronavirus outbreak has upended routines while generating questions about home schooling and just how far behind students will fall in their studies during a prolonged hiatus. Read story

In Our View: Coronavirus outbreak dominates legislative session

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The accomplishments — and the failures — of the 2020 legislative session were quickly eclipsed by the coronavirus outbreak. As COVID-19 began to take hold in the waning days of the session, lawmakers found themselves adjusting to daily changes in the prognosis for what has become a pandemic. Read story

In Our View: Warning: Scammers prey on fears, desire to help

March 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Crises can bring out the best in us, from neighbors helping neighbors to the health care providers and grocery store workers and truck drivers who have been essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

In Our View: Crisis underscores recent legislative malpractice

March 24, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Swift, comprehensive action from Congress is necessary to help the U.S. economy weather the storm caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Read story

In Our View: Support favorite local businesses amid outbreak

March 22, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For many Clark County residents, the coronavirus outbreak is an annoyance requiring them to work at home and practice social distancing. But for workers in restaurants and bars, it is a disaster. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Cheers: Stories to lift your spirits

March 21, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Believe it or not, there is some cheery, fun, light-hearted news out there. While COVID-19 has dominated our thoughts and while we remain concerned for those impacted by the virus, we have managed to run across some uplifting stories. Read story

In Our View: Congress should enact vote-by-mail for all

March 20, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The coronavirus pandemic already is playing havoc with the 2020 presidential election. Ohio’s primary, which was scheduled for Tuesday, was postponed following a decision by state officials and a flurry of legal challenges; and Georgia and Louisiana have postponed primaries for the coming weeks over concerns about having large groups of people gather at polling places. Read story

In Our View: Flexibility wise approach with parking of RVs

March 19, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As Clark County councilors acknowledge, a new ordinance governing the parking of recreational vehicles likely is a temporary fix. Read story

In Our View: County’s nonprofits need community support

March 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The economic impact of the coronavirus is, understandably, receiving much attention. The stock market has seen huge declines, bars and restaurants in Washington and other states have been ordered to close all seating, and all businesses are facing uncertainty. Read story