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In Our View: Preparing for wildfires must be a priority

November 20, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, it is easy to forget that just 10 weeks ago Washington was facing an additional crisis: Much of the state, including urban areas in Clark County, was blanketed by smoke from a series of wildfires. Read story

In Our View: Help available for mental health concerns

November 19, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

We’ll get right to the point: Read story

In Our View: Transparency essential in virus restrictions

November 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With an alarming increase in coronavirus cases in Washington, drastic measures are required to stem the spread of the virus. But in implementing such measures, Gov. Jay Inslee and public health officials must clearly and transparently explain why they are necessary. Read story

In Our View: Trump must work with Biden to protect nation

November 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

President Trump’s promise to put America first is being ignored in the wake of the election. Instead of assisting with the possible transition to a new administration, Trump is putting up roadblocks that endanger national security. Read story

In Our View: Welcome back to the pandemic starting line

November 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Eight months into the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is back where it started. Concerns about an overrun health care system have been revived, and states are issuing stronger lockdown restrictions. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Glad for grads, sad about health care delays

November 14, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To graduation rates. The Evergreen and Vancouver school districts both report big jumps in on-time high school graduation rates. In Evergreen schools, 94 percent of students in the Class of 2020 graduated as scheduled, an increase from 84 percent in 2015. In Vancouver, the rate was about 90 percent,… Read story

In Our View: Planned automated parking garage smart step

November 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

It is not quite the self-driving cars of the near future nor the flying cars of science fiction, but a proposed building at The Waterfront Vancouver represents a transportation wave of the future. Read story

In Our View: Police funding must be tied to requisite reform

November 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In an ideal world, nobody would steal, physical abuse would be nonexistent, and murder would not occur. Alas, we do not live in that world, meaning that we rely on police to help keep us safe, investigate crimes and lock up perpetrators. Read story

In Our View: Every day should be treated as Veterans Day

November 11, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Following a contentious election that focused on our differences, Veterans Day arrives to remind Americans of what we share. Read story

In Our View: Plans for remote Legislature session advance

November 10, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Plans for the Legislature to meet remotely in January are not yet finalized, but they are moving in the right direction. The coronavirus pandemic inevitably will cause difficulties for the legislative session, and protecting the health of lawmakers will be essential for a smooth session. Read story