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In Our View: Homelessness, crime linked only by perception

April 18, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

In attempting to assess a link between homelessness and crime in our community, Jamie Spinelli offers some insight. Read story

In Our View: Projecting growth important, imprecise task

April 17, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Imagine planning a backyard party and having no idea how many people will show up. Your spouse expects 79 guests; the kids insist it will be closer to 58; and you think it will be somewhere around 70 — choosing a middle ground because it seems safer. Read story

In Our View: Confronting climate change can boost economy

April 16, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Four years ago while running for president, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made a proposal for combating climate change the centerpiece of his campaign. Key to that plan was a belief that transitioning to a green economy would create far more jobs than it would eliminate. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Community color; April flurries

April 15, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To brightening the community. A colorful mural is taking shape on the side of Fourth Plain Community Commons, an affordable-housing site that is under construction at Fourth Plain Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue. As described by The Columbian, the mural has “bright, multihued tones and silhouettes of adults and children… Read story

In Our View: Focus on Heights District project’s benefits

April 14, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

As with any large-scale plan, a proposal for Vancouver’s Tower Mall Development is undergoing some buffing and polishing. Read story

In Our View: Reducing food waste has numerous benefits

April 13, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

It might not have the catchy name of World Homeopathy Awareness Week, which is this week — a fact we were not aware of until we asked Google what week this is. And it might not raise as many questions as National Ex-Spouse Day, which apparently is today. But the… Read story

In Our View: Congress should codify abortion policy

April 12, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Conflicting federal court rulings last week reflect the can of worms opened last summer by the U.S. Supreme Court. They also emphasize the need for Congress to codify a national policy regarding abortion rights. Read story

In Our View: Vancouver should enforce Airbnb regulations

April 11, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

By providing services that are popular with customers and landlords, vacation rental companies such as Airbnb and Vrbo have transformed the hospitality industry. Read story

In Our View: Hospital staffing bill might just be a Band-Aid

April 10, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

A bill passed last week by the Legislature is designed to address nursing shortages throughout Washington. Good idea. The question, however, is whether the state’s hospital system will still be in existence by the time the bill takes effect. Read story

In Our View: On this Easter day, let hope shine for everyone

April 9, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Admittedly, it can be difficult to focus on peace and hope and reconciliation on this Easter Sunday. But amid contentious conflicts here and abroad, during a time of war in Europe and an age of seemingly impassable political conflicts between our own citizens, the holiest day on the Christian calendar… Read story