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In Our View: Cheers, no jeers, for warm holiday spirit

December 19, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With Christmas being less than a week away, ’tis the season for cheers. Nothing but cheers, and maybe a little joy. Thus, we are eschewing our weekly Cheers and Jeers editorial — or at least part of it. Read story

In Our View: Making PPP loans tax-free should be a priority

December 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the Paycheck Protection Program was a blessing for small and mid-sized companies throughout the country. But that blessing could turn out to be a bit of a curse without action from Congress. Read story

In Our View: Take comfort in the orderly universe

December 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In a year with a pandemic, economic uncertainty, a contentious election, civil unrest, discord and various other difficulties — we’re sure we forgot some — it is nice to have a reminder that the cosmos can be orderly and predictable. So, it seems, the Great Conjunction is arriving at the… Read story

In Our View: Biden must work for trade policy to benefit all

December 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During four years of Donald Trump’s “America First” shortsightedness, the rest of the world has moved forward. Even during a pandemic-caused economic downturn, other nations have been forging agreements and planning for a robust future while the United States has wallowed in a bunker mentality. Read story

In Our View: GOP support for Trump lawsuit flouts Constitution

December 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

It is shameful that we should feel compelled to laud a representative for simply following the U.S. Constitution. Yet here we are. Read story

In Our View: Police reform should be priority of Legislature

December 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

While the coronavirus pandemic will receive much of the legislative attention when lawmakers convene in January, police reform also should hold a prominent place on the agenda. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Food drive a success; noise pollution plumbs the depths

December 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Drive & Drop. The annual food drive typically known as Walk & Knock took a different look this year, but still was deemed a success. Instead of having volunteers knock on doors throughout the county, organizers asked for donations to be delivered to drop boxes or drop-off sites… Read story

In Our View: Fight against homelessness benefits all of us

December 11, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The closing of a Motel 6 as a homeless shelter in east Vancouver exemplifies an ongoing issue in Clark County. The battle against homelessness has been marked by good intentions resulting in stopgap measures, with the latest effort coming and going amid a coronavirus pandemic. Read story

In Our View: Congress must act quickly to provide relief

December 10, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Without Congressional action, an estimated 12 million Americans will see unemployment benefits run out by the end of the year. Eviction moratoriums will expire, and student loan payments will resume. And vital public health efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic will lose funding. Read story

In Our View: Localized COVID-19 data vital to parents, schools

December 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

If science is to be the guiding force regarding a response to the coronavirus pandemic — including whether or not to open schools — information must be available. Science without data amounts to speculation. Read story