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In Our View: City changing waterfront rules in middle of game

June 10, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Discussions about a proposed development along Vancouver’s waterfront contain valid arguments on both sides. But holding up the project because of sustainability requirements not yet in place would amount to changing the rules in the middle of the game. Read story

In Our View: Congratulations to the Class of 2021

June 9, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Each graduating class has a story to tell, but the Class of 2021’s tale is unique. This year’s graduates have been steeled by outrageous fortune, becoming particularly well-prepared to deal with adversity and seize opportunity when it is within reach. Read story

In Our View: We are all on vaccination status honor system

June 8, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In reality, we all are on the honor system. As businesses relax mask requirements for customers and employees, expecting diligent verification of vaccinated status is unrealistic. Read story

In Our View: WSU marijuana research facility prudent step

June 7, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

For decades, the federal government has trapped marijuana proponents in a bureaucratic Catch-22. The message: “You can’t research the drug because we won’t allow you to grow it, and you can’t prove its benefits because there is little research.” Read story

In Our View: State smart to offer shot at prizes for vaccinated

June 6, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Want to win $1 million? All you need to do is be vaccinated against COVID-19. Well, and be very lucky — one-in-several-million lucky. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Local produce good, scams bad

June 5, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To local produce. Several recent articles remind us of our area’s wondrous bounty. While much of Joe’s Place Farms has closed in east Vancouver, family members are keeping parts of it running. Peach trees remain, and the U-pick strawberry fields opened for business this week. Meanwhile, the Salmon Creek… Read story

In Our View: Improving cybersecurity vitally important to U.S.

June 4, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cybersecurity goes beyond protecting your identity or ensuring safe elections. As recent weeks have demonstrated, internet security is just as important to the nation’s infrastructure as roads, bridges and airports. Read story

In Our View: Improvement in education happens locally

June 3, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

For years to come, analysts will debate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on education. Students have been learning remotely — either exclusively or partially — for more than a year, and the process has provided valuable insight to American education. Read story

In Our View: Case shows need, challenge of police reform

June 2, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The quest for justice in the death of Manuel Ellis while in the custody of Tacoma police highlights the need for police reform throughout Washington. It also illuminates the difficulty in enacting such reform. Read story

In Our View: Dedicated homeless encampments needed

June 1, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

A proposal for campsites supported by the city of Vancouver should be part of a comprehensive plan for addressing homelessness in the area. The issue is reaching a critical stage that requires a response; inaction is not an option, with increasing homelessness being unsightly, unsanitary and unsustainable for a thriving… Read story