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In Our View: More Americans reaping benefits of reading

May 16, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

Maybe it’s the rain, which keeps many of us indoors for months out of the year. Or perhaps it’s the thoughtful, bookish demeanor that permeates denizens of the Northwest. Read story

In Our View: The remarkable tale of three Bob Fergusons

May 15, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

There is something remarkable in the tale of three Bob Fergusons. Read story

In Our View: America requires deft fiscal management

May 14, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

The fiscal malpractice long demonstrated by both parties in Washington, D.C., is driven home by a recent headline. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Tackling homelessness; ID woes

May 13, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To reducing homelessness. The Vancouver City Council has approved $12.7 million for 13 projects to reduce homelessness. The money comes from the voter-approved Affordable Housing Fund and will add 144 affordable housing units, a 14-bed group home, 20 homes for ownership, staffing for 28 shelter beds and rental assistance… Read story

In Our View: Nation should strive to improve mothers’ lives

May 11, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

It is a day for flowers and greeting cards and family brunches. As if material gifts could adequately repay Mom for all that she does. Read story

In Our View: Idaho’s election transparency could be model

May 10, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

When it comes to bolstering confidence in elections, officials in Idaho’s Ada County have an intriguing idea. And while the results will bear watching, the idea clearly is superior to a suggestion from Washington’s Republican Party. Read story

In Our View: Speed development of alternate energy sources

May 9, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

To state the obvious, we need electricity. Read story

In Our View: Flood control requires coordinated management

May 8, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

Although figuring out how to cross above the Columbia River has received much attention in recent years, local residents should not ignore what is happening below. Flood control along the River of the West often is taken for granted but warrants attention. Read story

In Our View: Respond to growing issues facing U.S. farmers

May 7, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

During last year’s debate over the U.S. Farm Bill, Congress did what it seemingly does best. It avoided the issue and put it off for another day, extending the 2018 Farm Bill rather than piecing together a comprehensive update. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Cooking up leadership; drought

May 6, 2024, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To leading by example. For years, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle has been known for her volunteer work throughout the city. So it is not surprising that she organized an educational workshop demonstrating how to safely prepare and serve food for people in need. “People are hungry to make a… Read story