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In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Good bloom; bad moth

August 20, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Titan VanCoug. The corpse flower — scientifically known an amorphophallus titanum — brought visitors and excitement to the Washington State University Vancouver campus this week. It also brought a stench, demonstrating that the colloquial name derives from the pungent scent of a flower in bloom. “It’s really cool,… Read story

In Our View: Tighten up state’s emergency declarations laws

August 19, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Over the past 30 months, it has become increasingly clear that Washington lawmakers must adjust the state’s laws for emergency declarations. Read story

In Our View: Future Fund an investment in Washingtonians

August 18, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

In addition to worrying about things such as bond ratings and debt refinancing, state Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti is aiming to help thousands of Washington residents. Read story

In Our View: Hanford offers potential, poses challenges

August 17, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

If great challenges represent great potential, then the Hanford Site in Eastern Washington is overflowing with possibilities. Read story

In Our View: Vancouver Waterfront Gateway offers opportunity

August 16, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Among other benefits, a proposed Vancouver Waterfront Gateway offers an important opportunity to enhance housing equity in the downtown core. Read story

In Our View: Biden’s legislative roll places focus on policy

August 15, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Nearly 19 months into the Biden presidency, at least one welcome change is noticeable from the previous regime: Americans have reason to talk about policy. Read story

In Our View: Increased elections knowledge aids democracy

August 14, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

One benefit to increased scrutiny of elections is improved transparency. Frequent questions about ballots and how they are counted — and specious claims of fraud — have led to an increased understanding of the process. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Parklets praise; scarce spuds

August 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To parklets. The city of Vancouver is extending a program that allows businesses — primarily restaurants — to operate seating areas in what previously were on-street parking spaces. There will be a change, however. Beginning in November, a fee of $75 a month plus a 12.84 percent state excise… Read story

In Our View: Put vaccines on back-to-school to-do list

August 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Believe it or not, the start of the school year is less than three weeks away. Students in districts throughout Clark County return to class the final week of August, meaning that now is the time to stockpile school supplies and school clothes and whatever other necessities are required for… Read story

In Our View: Herrera Beutler graceful in face of defeat

August 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The ouster of Jaime Herrera Beutler as our congressional representative brings about something increasingly rare in modern politics: A gracious farewell. Read story