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In Our View: Russia hack highlights threat of cyber war

December 31, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Russia has apparently engaged in another cyberattack against the United States, and it’s imperative that the U.S. government take quick, firm action to protect Americans’ cybersecurity. Read story

In Our View: Resolve now to ditch single-use plastic bags

December 30, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The new year will bring the end of single-use plastic bags by retailers, and even though their elimination has been delayed, a good New Year’s resolution for Clark County residents is to get in the habit of finding alternate ways to carry their goods home from the store. Read story

In Our View: Inslee budget request offers several good ideas

December 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Soon to begin his third four-year term as Washington’s governor, Jay Inslee is no stranger to what happens to the governor’s biannual budget request: At best, it gets an overhaul on a scale that would turn the Titanic into a modern cruise ship. At worst, it sinks. Read story

In Our View: Biden administration requires character

December 27, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The Biden administration will have a lot to do when it gets started next month. Climate change needs to be acknowledged and addressed with forward-thinking policies. We need plans and funds to address our crumbling infrastructure. Deficit spending has increased the federal debt beyond what most Americans can even fathom,… Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Testing times, trying times

December 26, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To no-barrier testing for the coronavirus. Although a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is locally available in limited quantities, it will be months before it can be administered to anyone who wants it. So the need remains for easily available testing for anyone who believes they might have contracted the… Read story

In Our View: Meaning of Christmas defies pandemic, unrest

December 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Like most traditions throughout 2020, Christmas looks different this year. Many families will be unable to hold traditional gatherings because of COVID-19 precautions, and many will be missing loved ones because of the virus’s growing toll. Still more will face scaled-back celebrations because of the devastating economic impact of coronavirus. Read story

In Our View: Lacks bill aims to right health care wrong

December 24, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Many Clark County residents likely have a passing familiarity with the remarkable story of Henrietta Lacks, thanks to a local high school. And although Lacks died in 1951, her influence continues to grow. Read story

In Our View: Our Christmas wish: Keep loved ones safe

December 23, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Having all the chairs filled for Christmas dinner this year could mean some empty spaces next year. As Americans celebrate the season Friday, we must work to balance a desire to gather with loved ones against a desire to keep those loved ones healthy amid a lingering coronavirus pandemic. Read story

In Our View: Disabilities act improves lives of all Americans

December 22, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Some 30 years after it was enacted, the Americans with Disabilities Act has become a part of everyday life. Read story

In Our View: To fight virus, Americans must get vaccine

December 20, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In order to slow the spread of coronavirus, Americans need to roll up their sleeves — and not just figuratively. Read story