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In Our View: Persuasion more effective than intimidation

May 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For most of us, the term “civil disobedience” brings to mind images of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and lunch-counter protests during the civil rights movement, or Lech Walesa climbing a fence at the shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, to join striking workers and ignite the Solidarity movement, or the lone “Tank Man” of China’s Tiananmen Square. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Pandemic has plenty of both

May 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To documenting a pandemic. Although like other civic institutions it is currently closed to the public, the Clark County Historical Museum is still on the job. Executive Director Brad Richardson and his small team are working on documenting the novel coronavirus pandemic’s effects on daily life in Clark County. The “Capture the moment” project is open to all local residents who want to upload digital documentation of this downright… Read story

In Our View: Cancellation of the fair is unfair, but necessary

May 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Sometimes it’s no fun being a grown-up. Read story

In Our View: Tough test for Employment Security Dept.

May 14, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The Washington Employment Security Department has been facing a difficult test as it grapples with the unprecedented demand created by the tsunami of layoffs associated with Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-home order. Read story

In Our View: Stop invasive hornet species; save fruit industry

May 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

No, “Murder Hornets” is not the name of a hot new monster movie. In fact, it’s not the proper name of the Asian giant hornet, an invasive species that has been discovered in Washington. Read story

In Our View: Cautious reopening of state is wise approach

May 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As Washington officials slowly move to reopen the economy, there is bound to be some confusion. Unprecedented situations inevitably lead to trial and error, regardless of how much thought and planning goes into them. Read story

In Our View: Virtually or in person, Mom always there for us

May 10, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Today is different from Mother’s Days of the past. There are no outings for brunch at a nice restaurant. No large gatherings of extended families. No in-person visits with a loved one who resides in a nursing home. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Protests of the right, rash ilk

May 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers, then jeers: To legislative reactions regarding stay-at-home orders. State Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Vancouver, and three other Republican members of the House of Representatives have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Jay Inslee in federal court. The suit argues that stay-at-home orders issued by the governor violate the U.S. Constitution and seeks to bar Inslee from keeping those orders in place during the coronavirus pandemic. “He claims that the emergency can… Read story

In Our View: Congress, come see which way the wind blows

May 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The impact of the wind energy industry is impossible to miss for anybody who drives Highway 14 through Vancouver. Read story

In Our View: Cultivating higher education remains a priority

May 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As with every sector of the economy, Washington’s colleges and universities are facing an uncharted landscape. As many students reconsider their college plans, administrators and legislators must prepare for cultivating workers who can thrive in a recovering economy. Read story