Friday, February 28, 2020
Feb. 28, 2020

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In Our View: Heights District Plan blueprint for the future

February 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Like The Waterfront Vancouver development along the Columbia River, a rejuvenated Tower Mall site along Mill Plain Boulevard could someday be viewed as a linchpin in a modern, vibrant, thriving city. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Carousel takes turn; no secrets

February 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To the C.W. Parker Four-Row Park Carousel. The tale of the whirligig — better known as the Jantzen Beach carousel — has taken a turn (sorry). Read story

In Our View: Concordia closure doesn’t mean end of lessons

February 14, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The unexpected closure of Portland’s Concordia University is part of a disturbing trend that is limiting educational opportunities throughout the nation. Read story

In Our View: Story series spurs important community forum

February 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Let’s talk. One of the purposes of newspaper editorials is to foster a community discussion. Read story

In Our View: Nuclear waste requires innovative solutions

February 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As anybody familiar with the Hanford Nuclear Reservation can attest, the United States has a problem with radioactive waste. Decades of waste from the production of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy can be found in 39 states, highlighting the need for a federal plan to store the material and protect hundreds of communities. Read story

In Our View: We must be wary of election interference

February 11, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although President Trump was not removed from office by the Senate following his impeachment by the House, the crux of the issue remains relevant: Election interference. Read story

In Our View: Think twice before commenting on social media

February 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

One needn’t read far into the Bill of Rights to understand that Americans are free to speak their minds without government interference. It’s right there in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: A welcome delay; weather alert

February 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To delays in tolling. Oregon’s plan to toll the northern section of Interstate 5 — a proposal that would inequitably touch drivers from Washington — will not take effect in the near future. An Oregon transportation manager recently told the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council, “We’re years away from this.” At the earliest, it appears, tolls would not be put in place until the end of 2023. Read story

In Our View: Keep National Archives within reach of residents

February 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For Clark County residents investigating federal court decisions or tribal treaties or genealogy, the Seattle branch of the National Archives is an invaluable resource. There, interested parties can find historical information that is helpful for preparing a court case or researching a book or merely captivating amateur historians. Read story

In Our View: Science is not the enemy; willful ignorance is

February 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With an enclave of scientists gathering next week in Seattle, it is appropriate to reiterate the role of knowledge for creating a prosperous and inhabitable world. Read story