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In Our View: Inslee’s plan to end homelessness ambitious

December 18, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Gov. Jay Inslee is an effective salesman, enthusiastically and gregariously promoting Washington and his vision for the state. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Marvelous market; RIP Chronis

December 17, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Vancouver Farmers Market. Organizers of the Vancouver Farmers Market say that 331,323 shoppers have visited the markets this year, seeking fresh produce and innovative crafts — or maybe just some outdoor activity and people-watching. That marks an increase of 68 percent over the previous year, reflecting a strong… Read story

In Our View: Strive to curb sales tax leakage, license scofflaws

December 16, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Clark County’s sales-tax leakage is akin to a faulty pipe under the house. You might know it’s there, but it can be difficult to pinpoint the location or the size of the leak; therefore, it can be difficult to fix. Read story

In Our View: If you love the United States, hold it to its word

December 15, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Because the United States was founded on the premise that all humans are created equal, it is reasonable to expect this nation to live up to its word. But for centuries, America has broken promises made to Native Americans who inhabited these lands before European settlers arrived. Read story

In Our View: State Republicans adding to energy discussion

December 14, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

In striving for a prosperous future and sustaining Washington’s strong economy, how we power our homes, businesses and vehicles will determine the level of success. Transitioning to a green economy, maintaining reliable and affordable energy, and recognizing the threat posed by climate change will factor into the kind of state… Read story

In Our View: I-5 Bridge replacement price tag grows with time

December 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

For anybody who has sticker shock from the expected cost of a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge, Greg Johnson offers some words of wisdom. Read story

In Our View: Same-sex marriage has strengthened state, U.S.

December 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Friday marked the 10th anniversary of the first same-sex marriages in Washington, an event that once seemed groundbreaking and controversial. Read story

In Our View: Success of climate plan depends on hard work

December 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Now comes the hard part. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Giving season; data breaches

December 10, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To holiday spirit. For anybody weary of the world’s stresses, the holidays provide a respite. Recent articles in The Columbian have highlighted the return of house-to-house pickup of food items for the annual Walk & Knock program, which benefits the Clark County Food Bank; an event at the Clark… Read story

In Our View: Boeing and Washington’s future forever linked

December 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Tuesday marked the end of an era for Washington manufacturing, the aerospace industry and one of the state’s signature companies as the final Boeing 747 was wheeled off the assembly line at a plant in Everett. Along with evoking nostalgia, the event brought up questions about what comes next. Read story