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In Our View: Snake River dams report leaves many questions

June 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

A highly anticipated report about the possibility of breaching four hydroelectric dams along the lower Snake River appears to be all sound and fury signifying, well, very little. Read story

In Our View: Protests at homes intimidation, not free speech

June 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

In a civilized nation, decorum, respect and courtesy would inhibit people from protesting outside the homes of public officials. Alas, neighborhood protests are becoming more and more frequent, carrying a subtext of intimidation rather civil discourse. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Port possibilities; rotten rumors

June 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Vancouver Landing. The Port of Vancouver has unveiled the initial piece of its Terminal 1 makeover — a green space with a boardwalk, interpretive signs and seating areas. It’s part of an ambitious plan to reinvent the former site of the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, between… Read story

In Our View: Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

June 10, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Imagine your fourth-grade teacher. Remember their demeanor and their gentleness and the many duties they faced in trying to herd and instruct a group of 10-year-olds. Read story

In Our View: Jan. 6 hearings offer a lesson in democracy

June 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Undoubtedly, politics will play a role when a House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol launches televised hearings today. Read story

In Our View: Goldendale energy proposal needs vetting

June 8, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

As we attempt to envision the economy of the future, one thing is certain: Energy will be required to power it. Read story

In Our View: Saving Vancouver Lake requires coordination

June 7, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Among the signs that summer is coming are articles about problems at Vancouver Lake. So, with one article in the past week about a dangerous algae bloom at the lake and another about elevated levels of E. coli bacteria, we can be certain that the weather is warming. Read story

In Our View: Clark County is prepared for robust future

June 6, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Just as in politics, it can be argued that all economics is local. Or, as President Harry Truman put it, “It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.” Read story

In Our View: Grads ready to forge successful path forward

June 5, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Members from the Class of 2022 are unique, having endured unprecedented challenges on their path toward this rite of passage. As thousands of high school and college students in Clark County participate in commencement ceremonies this year, they can boldly step forward knowing that they are well-prepared for the future. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Kudos to Clark; fears for farm

June 4, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To a Clark College campus. Officials have broken ground on Clark College’s Boschma Farms facility in Ridgefield, providing a glimpse of the future for the two-year college. A 61,000-square-foot facility is expected to open by spring of 2024, focusing on education in emerging industries such as manufacturing in renewable… Read story