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Cheers & Jeers: Spending wisely; wan welcome

June 19, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To good economic news. One snapshot of the economy is tax revenue; if the economy is humming, consumers are spending money and governments can fund essential services. By many measures, the impact of coronavirus shutdowns has not been as severe as initially expected. Read story

In Our View: Juneteenth marks nation’s failings, potential

June 18, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

More than 150 years after its genesis, Juneteenth serves as a powerful statement about the American promise — a statement that is meaningful to all Americans. Read story

In Our View: COVID’s staying power warrants precautions

June 17, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As Americans begin to envision a post-COVID future, caution still is warranted. Although most people who contract coronavirus recover quickly, new studies are identifying the long-term impact of the disease. Read story

In Our View: Regulation protects in hot housing market

June 16, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The housing market in Clark County — and elsewhere — is red hot. While that is good news for many, it also generates concerns that the economy is about to get burned. Read story

In Our View: Washington better off without methanol plant

June 15, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The demise of a proposed methanol plant at the Port of Kalama is a step forward for Southwest Washington. Read story

In Our View: Taking on China bridges partisan divide in U.S.

June 14, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Surprisingly, there is a way to break the partisanship that typically paralyzes the United States Senate. Efforts to help the United States compete with China apparently are enough to cut through the intransigence. Read story

In Our View: COVID inoculations work; unvaccinated at risk

June 13, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Six months after the first COVID-19 vaccines were distributed in Washington, the effectiveness of the shots is obvious. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Family fun; last of pawnshops

June 12, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To family fun. A Family Fun Series will fill some of the gaps created by the loss of the Clark County Fair this summer. Read story

In Our View: Inslee has options to fully invigorate economy

June 11, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The good news is that the economy is reopening with a flourish. Nationally, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, a record 9.3 million jobs were available at the end of April, and unemployment claims have dropped precipitously. Read story

In Our View: City changing waterfront rules in middle of game

June 10, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Discussions about a proposed development along Vancouver’s waterfront contain valid arguments on both sides. But holding up the project because of sustainability requirements not yet in place would amount to changing the rules in the middle of the game. Read story