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In Our View: For victims of assault, justice delayed too long

November 17, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Washington has made progress in reducing its backlog of sexual assault evidence kits, but justice delayed is justice denied. State officials must redouble their efforts to solve old crimes and prevent new ones. Read story

In Our View: State’s college grants expand opportunity

November 16, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The Washington College Grant, which provides $424 million in assistance to students in the state, is believed to be the nation’s most generous state-run financial aid program. And new data suggests that it amounts to a hand up more than a hand out. Read story

In Our View: Perez’s message clarion call for both parties

November 15, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

While declaring victory in the 3rd Congressional District election, Marie Gluesenkamp Perez has touched on some points that should be heeded by both major political parties. Read story

In Our View: Albertsons-Kroger merger cause for concern

November 14, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

A proposed merger between Kroger and Albertsons grocery stores would be disconcerting under the best of circumstances. But the inclusion of a planned $4 billion payout to Albertsons shareholders adds to the concern, warranting the attention it has received from the state of Washington and Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Read story

In Our View: Power plant upgrades serve people, planet

November 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Efforts to improve efficiency at the River Road Generating Plant represent a pragmatic approach to climate change and power production for Clark Public Utilities. As tempting as it is to recommend the quick closing of the plant, which is powered with fossil fuels, reality argues for another approach. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Free elections; surprise signs

November 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To votes and those who count them. Some races have been decided and some are still up in the air, but the true victors in the 2022 election are the voters. Approximately 200,000 Clark County residents cast ballots, expressing their hopes for the direction of our community. Regardless of… Read story

In Our View: Thank you veterans, service members

November 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

It is a time for saying thanks and for saluting those who protect the United States. Read story

In Our View: Now is time to remember we are all Americans

November 10, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Take a deep breath. Exhale slowly. Relax. Read story

In Our View: Rent control won’t fix state’s housing shortage

November 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Clark County’s housing crunch has inspired numerous ideas for increasing construction, helping to keep people in their homes, and balancing relief for renters with the financial needs of landlords. Read story

In Our View: Remember those who fought for right to vote

November 8, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

and throughout the United States — turn in ballots today, we are reminded of generations of Americans who were not afforded this basic right. Read story