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In Our View: Protesters don’t have right to disrupt school

September 16, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Protesting against mask mandates in front of schools is a pointless and futile gesture. Critics should take the issue to the governor, legislators and school boards rather than disrupting the educational process. Read story

In Our View: Congress must take action on climate change

September 15, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Joe Biden this week made his first trip as president to the West Coast, touching upon a topic that is top of mind for residents in this part of the country. Read story

In Our View: Redistricting commission wise to eye 18th District

September 14, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As deadlines draw near for reconfiguring Washington’s congressional and legislative districts, officials should pay particular attention to a sprawling district in Clark County. Read story

In Our View: Ivermectin dumb, dangerous COVID ‘treatment’

September 13, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The COVID-19 pandemic has created heartache, confusion and a myriad of challenges. Unfortunately it has also inspired some really bad ideas, the latest of which entails people taking a drug most commonly used to deworm pets and livestock. Read story

In Our View: Superfund consideration is welcome news

September 12, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The photos of Bradford Island look so beautiful. Nestled in the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area near Bonneville Dam, the island is a living postcard for motorists driving along nearby Interstate 84. Read story

In Our View: 9/11 anniversary time of mourning, renewal

September 11, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Today is the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States spearheaded by Osama bin Laden and carried out by 19 of his al-Qaida followers flying four hijacked airliners. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Good recycling; bad company

September 10, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Earth-friendly consumer options. By now, you’ve seen Waste Connections’ poster identifying what can’t go in your big blue recycling bin (or the glass bin). You may have taken your foam packaging to a designated location, dropped your plastic newspaper bags to the bin at the supermarket, or used… Read story

In Our View: Sexual assault victims finally getting justice

September 9, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

News that thousands of evidence kits collected during more than a decade of sexual assault investigations are finally being tested brings two old sayings to mind: Read story

In Our View: Afghanis should be welcomed to Washington

September 8, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Our state has a long and distinguished history as a place of refuge, as a welcoming locale that allows newcomers to join in the quest for the American Dream. Now, with an influx of refugees from Afghanistan coming to the United States, Washington again is serving as a beacon for… Read story

In Our View: Cowlitz, Woodland officials overstepping bounds

September 7, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

City and county councilors are not the arbiters of what is and what is not constitutional. But that has not prevented Woodland city councilors and Cowlitz County commissioners from standing up for what they imagine the Constitution to be. Read story