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In Our View: I-1639 passes test, so time to enforce the law

September 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Washington’s gun control initiative, I-1639, notched a resounding victory Monday when Judge Ronald Leighton of the U.S. District Court of Western Washington found it to be constitutionally sound. Read story

In Our View: Flag should be a symbol for all Americans

September 3, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The origins of the American flag are murky, but its use through the years is not. The 50 white stars and 13 red-and-white stripes stand for our union of states and our experiment with representative democracy, now approaching 250 years old. Read story

In Our View: Addiction problems exacerbated by pandemic

September 2, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Even when not in the throes of a pandemic, the United States has an addiction problem. Deciding to seek help for an issue that is scorned by many can be difficult, as can finding help within our health care system. Read story

In Our View: Secretary of state should be nonpartisan office

September 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Despite deep political divisions in this country, members of both major parties should be able to agree on the importance of accessible and secure elections. The issue is of such concern that it extends well beyond the boundaries of partisanship. Read story

In Our View: New bistate thinking on transportation needed

August 30, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

When it comes to transportation solutions throughout the metro area, it is understandable if Clark County residents feel a bit helpless. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: New name, new fortunes

August 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To rebranding. A portion of downtown Vancouver now known as Waterfront Gateway might get a new name — Lucky Star District. “Developers will be more interested in this if we can create that kind of branded opportunity,” Richard Keller of the City Center Redevelopment Authority told city council members. Read story

In Our View: Native American mascots are not a tribute

August 28, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

A proposal to retire the Chieftains nickname for Columbia River High School athletic teams is not a matter of political correctness run amok. It is simply a matter of correctness; there is nothing political about it. Read story

In Our View: Vaccinations essential as ever amid pandemic

August 27, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although it is not at the top of health care concerns right now — and although the school year is beginning with remote learning — we remind families that children must be up to date with recommended vaccinations. Even during the coronavirus pandemic, it remains essential to guard against childhood diseases and protect the health of the community. Read story

In Our View: Effective wilderness management crucial

August 26, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For ecologists, the return of wolverines to Mount Rainier National Park after more than 100 years is an exciting development. For the rest of us, it provides an interesting opportunity to consider the complexity of nature and the impact of conservation. Read story

In Our View: Pandemic spurs innovation, transforms society

August 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Eventually, some good will come out of the coronavirus pandemic. Crises inevitably spur innovation that eventually works its way into our daily lives, and there are signals that COVID-19 will have that exact impact. Read story