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In Our View: District Court Judge Zimmerman should resign

March 16, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Recent comments by Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman have damaged his credibility as an impartial jurist. They also have besmirched the court and given credence to allegations of systemic racism in the region. For the good of the community, he should resign. Read story

In Our View: Time for city to move on from Navigation Center

March 15, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The rocky history of the Navigation Center — the city of Vancouver’s effort to serve unhoused people — offers numerous lessons. Providing services for a needy population and balancing that with the concerns of neighborhood residents is a difficult task, and the attempt should guide future policy. Read story

In Our View: Congress should OK daylight saving time bill

March 14, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

You’re confused, aren’t you? Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Vaccine progress; virus still risk

March 13, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To COVID-19 vaccines. As of Monday, more than 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine had been administered in Washington. Officials also announced they had reached their goal of providing 45,000 vaccines per day, and the state ranks right at the national average with 19 percent of residents having received… Read story

In Our View: State’s economy depends on trade relations

March 12, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The most reliable estimate — at least prior to the pandemic — is that about 1 in 5 jobs in Washington is related to international trade. In other words, what happens overseas reverberates in all regions and all sectors of the economy throughout the state. Read story

In Our View: Visiting Vancouver even better after pandemic

March 11, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

It is nice, we suppose, to be well thought of — even if those thoughts might have us confused with somebody else. Read story

In Our View: Symbolism of noose is clear, intolerable

March 10, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

We should be past this in 2021. Yet here we are. Read story

In Our View: Bill ensures public lands available for future

March 9, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In an executive order issued one week after he took office, President Joe Biden set a goal of having the United States legislatively protect 30 percent of its public lands and oceans by 2030. Read story

In Our View: Infrastructure foundation to economic recovery

March 8, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

As the nation works to recover from the economic damage of the coronavirus pandemic, infrastructure spending will be essential. For both short-term and long-term prosperity, shoring up long-neglected roads, bridges, ports, railroads and airports is a key to maintaining the United States’ status as the most dynamic economy in the… Read story

In Our View: Electric-vehicle bill is an important small step

March 7, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Whether through mandates or merely goals, efforts to boost the use of electric vehicles in Washington are wise. The state, with an eco-conscious ethos, should be a leader in the global movement away from gas- and diesel-powered vehicles. Read story