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In Our View: Child care critical for reopening economy

June 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Any discussion about reopening the economy and the landscape for schools in the fall must begin with a discussion about child care. Read story

In Our View: Reckoning will come too late for Manuel Ellis

June 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The story is distressingly familiar. A black man calls out “I can’t breathe” and dies as police physically restrain him. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: IPO a hit; Woodland off-base

June 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To ZoomInfo. It can be difficult to find positive business news during this time of COVID-19 and economic shutdowns, so let’s celebrate ZoomInfo Technologies. The Vancouver-based data-marketing company enjoyed a successful initial public offering this week as it began trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol ZI. Read story

In Our View: Caution will be required as businesses reopen

June 5, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Whenever Clark County begins to reopen after the state’s stay-at-home orders, success will depend on responsible actions from residents, the availability of testing for COVID-19 and effective contract tracing. While the economy will not return to anything resembling “normal” until a vaccine is developed, the public’s sense of security will be essential as businesses gradually reopen. Read story

In Our View: Successful space mission timely

June 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

There is some good news, some reminder of America’s greatness and potential for a bright future. Read story

In Our View: Controversies advance important discussions

June 3, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

We won’t pretend that long-standing racial divisions are easily healed, either in Clark County or elsewhere. But a couple local controversies reflect this nation’s difficulty in holding meaningful discussions and making those discussions productive. We hope both instances provide opportunities to incrementally advance understanding and reconciliation in our community. Read story

In Our View: Ideally, death of Floyd will be a turning point

June 2, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The death of George Floyd is an appalling incident that challenges this nation’s strength and resolve to fix its problems. Read story

In Our View: Outbreak at Firestone a learning opportunity

May 31, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

A coronavirus outbreak at Vancouver’s Firestone Pacific Foods should serve as a test case and a learning opportunity. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Ups, downs in great outdoors

May 30, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To the great outdoors. The clouds are starting to lift on some shutdown restrictions, and people are taking advantage. After being cooped up for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, local residents visited parks and rivers this week to take advantage of hot, sunny days. Meanwhile, most trails and day-use areas in Mount Hood National Forest have reopened after being closed for two months. Read story

In Our View: School in fall still a bit of a multiple-choice test

May 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With Washington schools closed through the end of this school year, attention has turned to what education will look like in the fall — and beyond. Read story