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In Our View: Starbucks’ sustainability efforts may lead way

March 30, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

A sustainability movement by Starbucks won’t prevent climate change or eliminate disposable cups or end roadside litter. But the ambitious program will have environmental benefits and might inspire other multinational corporations to act in the best interests of our planet. Read story

In Our View: Avoid repeating failures in bridge replacement

March 29, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The latest news from the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program sounds like a bit of déjà vu. It also points out the difficulty of managing competing interests and navigating roadblocks to the planning and construction of a replacement bridge across the Columbia River. Read story

In Our View: Laws tightening gun rules step in right direction

March 28, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The signing of a Washington law limiting high-capacity ammunition magazines seems particularly timely. Read story

In Our View: Hard-hit Class of 2022 still has countless options

March 27, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

There is no question the Class of 2022 has had a unique educational experience. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Solemn return; court backlog

March 26, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To a solemn homecoming. The remains of U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Eugene P. Shauvin, who was a Camas mill worker, will be returned to his hometown of Spokane this summer — 78 years after he was killed during World War II. He will be interred and honored… Read story

In Our View: Fix long-term care program so it benefits all

March 25, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Washington lawmakers this year made some necessary changes to the WA Cares fund that was scheduled to begin in January. But more work is needed before the now-delayed program is implemented in July 2023. Read story

In Our View: Congress must continue to fund COVID fight

March 24, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Despite the lifting of mask mandates and other restrictions, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. During the one-week period that ended Monday, more than 1,000 deaths per day were attributed to coronavirus in the United States. Read story

In Our View: States’ promotion of vigilantism is divisive

March 23, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Regardless of your personal beliefs about legalized abortion, the politics surrounding the issue are disturbing. Read story

In Our View: Equity vital in Interstate 5 Bridge replacement

March 22, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

You don’t have to look far from Vancouver to see how transportation policies of the past have harmed minority communities. Read story

In Our View: Bradford Island Superfund label just first step

March 21, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The addition of Bradford Island to the Superfund list of contaminated areas might be meaningful. Or it might be an empty gesture on the part of the federal government that has little impact. Read story