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In Our View: City must keep engaging with Heights residents

August 23, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Ambitious plans for the Heights District in central Vancouver have undergone much scrutiny and discussion. City officials are wise to take the next step in a proposal that remains years away from fruition. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Dealing with the new normal

August 22, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To coronavirus clarity. Clark County Public Health has released new guidelines for the reopening of schools. All school districts in Clark County are going to begin the school year with remote learning, and the hope is that the virus will soon dissipate in the county to allow for in-class learning. Read story

In Our View: Clark County restaurants struggle to keep tables set

August 21, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Clark County’s pandemic assistance for restaurants is reasonable and necessary. Whether it is enough remains to be seen. Read story

In Our View: The solution to controlling coronavirus is us

August 20, 2020, 6:00am Editorials

The solutions are neither comfortable nor desirable. But they are simple. Read story

In Our View: Census tally returns tax money to county

August 19, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Clark County residents have done an admirable job of making sure they are counted — thus far. But more work remains as the federal government continues compiling the 2020 U.S. Census. Read story

In Our View: 19th Amendment a step in an ongoing journey

August 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The 19th Amendment, which was ratified 100 years ago today and provided women the right to vote, is worthy of celebration. It should, however, be viewed as an important milestone on a journey that continues today, rather than the arrival at a destination. Read story

In Our View: Trump undermining U.S. Postal Service

August 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The odds are that in recent months you have received a late check or a belated birthday card, or maybe questioned why that bill you mailed arrived after the past-due date. And you might have wondered just what is going on at the U.S. Postal Service. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Not all economic news dreary

August 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To encouraging economic news. A couple of items provide a bit of hope for the local economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In one, city of Vancouver officials say the impact of COVID-19 does not appear to be as severe as expected. Officials initially planned for a $60 million drop in revenue for 2020, but sales-tax receipts for April and May are promising. Numbers are not yet… Read story

In Our View: Forge a consensus, call legislative session

August 14, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

To best deal with the coronavirus pandemic in Washington — and prepare for its aftermath — Gov. Jay Inslee must seek the input of the Legislature. The governor has waited far too long to call lawmakers to a special session. Read story

In Our View: Could you live in this definition of affordability?

August 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Affordability, to coin a phrase, is in the pocketbook of the beholder. Read story