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In Our View: Kraft’s claims of fiscal responsibility a lot of fluff

January 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

There seems to be some dissonance between what state Rep. Vicki Kraft says and what she does. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Local officials; brazen crimes

January 8, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To local government. A new year has brought a slew of swearing-in ceremonies for local officials. City councilors in Vancouver and Camas have officially taken office after being elected in November, and Battle Ground has a new mayor chosen by city council members. Meanwhile, Eileen Quiring O’Brien has retained… Read story

In Our View: Capitol riot revealed cracks in our democracy

January 7, 2022, 6:30am Editorials

As detailed in editorials the past two days, the insurrection of Jan. 6, 2021, was precipitated by lies from Donald Trump and came perilously close to overthrowing American democracy. But as we mark the anniversary of one of the darkest days in our nation’s history, the overriding question is: How… Read story

In Our View: We must protect our fragile democracy

January 6, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

One year ago today, terrorists attacked the U.S. Capitol. The threat to democracy did not come from a foreign power or a cell of operatives embedded in this country. It came from within, from Americans who were goaded by lies into fomenting an insurrection. Read story

In Our View: Jan. 6 committee must defend truth, expose lies

January 5, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Nearly one year after domestic terrorists attempted to halt the peaceful transfer of presidential power, misinformation continues to undermine our democracy. Read story

In Our View: Partisan discord stymies solutions

January 4, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

As we tepidly move into 2022, the focus for leaders at the city, county, state and federal levels must be to fix long-standing problems. For too long, solutions have been overwhelmed by discord, leading to questions about whether the United States still can achieve great things. Read story

In Our View: Equitable school funding again builds concern

January 3, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

A decade after the landmark McCleary decision from the state Supreme Court, school funding might be prominent in the news again in 2022. Read story

In Our View: Plenty of reasons to be optimistic about 2022

January 2, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

We have entered a new year, one that brings optimism but is tinged with trepidation. Read story

Cheers & Cheers: A positive start to New Year

January 1, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

This week we offer cheers, nothing but cheers. Because nobody wants to begin a new year with jeers. Read story

In Our View: New laws taking effect Saturday will have impact

December 31, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As we prepare for all that 2022 has to offer, allow us to provide a public service announcement: A burrito smothered in cheese and sauce from your favorite takeout restaurant is difficult to eat with your hands. And it’s messy. Read story