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In Our View: Local officials should make most of Biden visit

April 18, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

News that President Joe Biden will visit the Northwest this week affords us the opportunity to give him a piece of our minds — so to speak. Read story

In Our View: Easter message is one of hope, inspiration

April 17, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

For billions of Christians around the globe, Easter represents a light through the darkness. It is a promise of hope and everlasting life. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Building bridges; map morass

April 16, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To building bridges. During a visit to Vancouver this week, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., stressed that a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge is well-positioned for federal funding. Last year’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act included $5 billion for a grant program to support such mega-projects. Cantwell, who sits on the… Read story

In Our View: Fentanyl is ‘a major driver’ in overdose deaths

April 15, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The scourge of fentanyl has been made clear this week in a report from the state Department of Health. Read story

In Our View: Franz’s carbon-offset plan balances concerns

April 14, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

A plan to preserve 10,000 acres of state lands in a carbon-sequestering project is a small step toward sustainability for Washington’s Department of Natural Resources. But a small step is better than none. Read story

In Our View: Drop hyperbole in bridge-transit discussions

April 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Regardless of which mode of public transit is selected for a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge, security will be a paramount concern. Safety on vehicles and near transit hubs is likely to be one of the primary talking points surrounding the transformative project. Read story

In Our View: Spring snowstorm warns of climate change

April 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Well, that was a surprise. Read story

In Our View: It’s time to plan, invest in Hazel Dell, Highway 99

April 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Downtown Vancouver received more favorable attention last week, when The Seattle Times’ travel section declared “With new options for food, wine and walks on the Columbia, the Vancouver waterfront is buzzing.” The city’s reimagining of the Tower Mall area is underway, and two old quarries on the city’s east side… Read story

In Our View: County council’s redistricting map self-serving

April 10, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The Clark County Council’s proposed redistricting map is a self-serving document that sidesteps the will of voters in favor of ensuring sitting councilors can continue to fall back on incumbency. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Good ethics; bad names

April 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To providing an ethical framework to county government. Last November, voters approved a number of amendments to the charter that spells out how government in Clark County should be run. One amendment required the county council to address ethics, an area that was murky in the original county charter.… Read story