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In Our View: Leaders ignoring lessons of COVID pandemic

July 28, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Amid the United States’ roller coaster of a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, it remains essential to prepare for the next pandemic. COVID-19 has demonstrated America’s lack of preparedness — both financially and psychologically — for a widespread breakout of disease. Read story

In Our View: Hospitals must be more diligent protecting public

July 27, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

A COVID-19 outbreak at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center demonstrates the conundrum faced by companies in the age of coronavirus. While employers are in a difficult position, PeaceHealth must work to better protect its patients and its employees; the health standards for a hospital must be higher than those of the… Read story

In Our View: Clarity required as new drug law takes effect

July 26, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

State laws in Washington can be an unnavigable labyrinth of confusion and contradiction. Read story

In Our View: More housing key to addressing soaring rents

July 25, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

A growing crisis in the cost of rental housing is a reflection of powerful market forces. It also represents a K-shaped recovery from the pandemic and is a harbinger of factors that will undermine the economy during that recovery. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Transparency, misinformation

July 24, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To police transparency. The Vancouver Police Department is on track to receive $1.5 million in federal funds to support a new body camera and dashboard camera program. The program, which long has been under consideration, will improve accountability and protect both officers and the public. Read story

In Our View: Olympics still sports spectacular, despite COVID

July 23, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Some 16 months into the coronavirus pandemic, the world will come together over the next two weeks. Read story

In Our View: Voting rights, election security can be simpatico

July 22, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In our polarized political climate, it is predictable that the major parties and national media would present voter access and election security as competing ideals. In the process, this false dichotomy has served as a powerful wedge issue. Read story

In Our View: Climate essential component of I-5 Bridge plan

July 21, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

A focus on climate issues as part of a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge is necessary and forward-thinking. Constructing a bridge to effectively serve the region over the next 100 years or so requires attention to the realities of a changing climate. Read story

In Our View: Partisanship on Clark County ballot this fall

July 20, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Voters in the November general election will weigh in on several questions about the makeup of Clark County government. The most interesting of these will surround the nature of partisanship. Read story

In Our View: Renaissance Boardwalk agreement a win-win

July 19, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Negotiations over a waterfront development east of the Interstate 5 Bridge have turned into a victory for the Vancouver City Council. In the process, local residents and the developer of the site also have benefited. Read story