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In Our View: Labor Day recognizes productivity of workers

September 6, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Labor Day isn’t what it used to be. Read story

In Our View: Stronger Vancouver still offers valuable ideas

September 5, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Stronger Vancouver is an ambitious proposal created over two years with much citizen input. The extensive recommendation, developed by a 10-member citizen committee and presented to the city council in 2019, provides a valuable framework for future discussions about how to build a sustainably vibrant city. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Waterfront, balloons

September 4, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Vancouver’s waterfront. One of local residents’ favorite attractions received some high-profile attention recently from Fodor’s Travel. Freelance writer Molly O’Brien included The Waterfront Vancouver among the best riverwalks in the country, ranking it 13th alongside the likes of Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park and San Antonio’s River Walk.… Read story

In Our View: Laboratory must restore trust of prosecutors, defendants, public

September 3, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The delayed disclosure of problems at the Washington State Patrol Toxicology Laboratory has jeopardized past convictions and the integrity of the criminal justice system. The situation calls for an independent investigation. Read story

In Our View: Prepare now for expiration of moratoriums

September 2, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Washington residents who have benefited from a moratorium on utility shut-offs should start preparing now. A ban against turning off electricity, water or broadband service for non-payment expires at the end of this month. Read story

In Our View: Pandemic reinforces need for conservation

September 1, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, outdoor recreation has helped keep us from going stir crazy. While trying to avoid gathering indoors or spending time with friends and family, a walk in the woods provided a respite. Read story

In Our View: Routine preparation key to abnormal school year

August 31, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As students return to school in the coming days, several time-honored reminders are warranted for parents: Read story

In Our View: Open Washington-Canada border to vaccinated

August 30, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Strict measures are needed to flatten a surge of COVID-19 in the United States, but keeping the nation’s border with Canada closed is unnecessarily oppressive. U.S. officials should welcome visitors who have been fully vaccinated; at the least, they should make an exception for the Washington town of Point Roberts. Read story

In Our View: Pandemic ‘whiplash’ takes toll on us mentally

August 29, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

How are you doing? Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Chiles shines, virus surge sad

August 28, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Jordan Chiles. Vancouver’s own Olympic silver medalist has been honored with a downtown parade and the Key to the City. Chiles, a graduate of Prairie High School, helped the United States win a silver medal last month in Tokyo in the women’s gymnastics team competition — one of… Read story