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In Our View: Lawmakers must help fix health care system

January 9, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

The quote is an all-inclusive summation of American health care. Read story

In Our View: Sen. Murray quietly, effectively makes history

January 8, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

While the House of Representatives was wasting several days embroiled in conflict and controversy last week, a meaningful development quietly took place in the U.S. Senate. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Utility powers up; missing out

January 7, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To keeping the lights on. Through an ice storm in December and a wind storm this week, Clark Public Utilities employees have been on the job. As of Thursday morning, 5,000 customers had recently had power restored while another 2,400 were still in the dark. In each of the… Read story

In Our View: Jan. 6 warrants contemplative place in history

January 6, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

History should not be kind to those who fomented and perpetrated an attack on the United States two years ago today. Nor should it be kind to those who have attempted to downplay or dismiss the riot of Jan. 6, 2021. Read story

In Our View: Lawmakers must fix sports gaming quagmire

January 5, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

A year ago, The Columbian wrote editorially: “Washington legislators should rethink their stance regarding who is allowed to manage sports gambling in the state. ... Flaws in the legislation are evident.” Read story

In Our View: Safe Stay sites benefit residents, community

January 4, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

The impact of Vancouver’s Safe Stay Communities is easily distilled. As The Columbian explains in an article about The Outpost: “It has sanitation services, portable toilets, handwashing stations, meeting spaces and a communal kitchen area.” Read story

In Our View: New laws will help state reduce emissions

January 3, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Consumers likely won’t notice an immediate impact, but Washington has enacted two important policies for reducing statewide emissions and mitigating climate change. Read story

In Our View: What’s in and out in Clark County for 2023

January 2, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

On Sunday, The Columbian’s newsroom brought you our annual list of the top local stories of the year. Now let’s look at what is trending, and not trending, in Clark County: Read story

In Our View: 10 New Year’s resolutions we’d like to see

January 1, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Welcome to 2023! A new year is a time of renewal; an opportunity to start with a clean slate and improve upon the previous year’s missteps, disappointments and promising starts. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Personal triumphs; plane pain

December 31, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To personal triumphs. Whether’s it’s achieving a weight loss goal, like Vancouver resident George Fich, or even just finishing a long-needed project, it’s good to finish the year on a high note. Read story