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In Our View: Blame failed virus policy for nixing of sports

August 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For many Americans, the coronavirus pandemic hit home Tuesday. In the process, it delivered a searing indictment of this nation’s failure to effectively respond to the disease. Read story

In Our View: Police reform starts with close look at budget

August 11, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Any reasonable discussion about police funding and reform must begin with an understanding of the facts. Read story

In Our View: Public deserves to hear more from candidates

August 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

We were fortunate. There are, after all, privileges that come with being Clark County’s primary source of news. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Democracy requires participation

August 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To voters. It appears that about 50 percent of registered voters in Clark County took part in Tuesday’s primary election. As of midday Friday, county officials had reported results from 132,470 ballots, with an estimated 22,000 left to count. There are a little more than 300,000 voters in the county. Read story

In Our View: Ruling endangers free press, journalists

August 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

A recent ruling from a judge in Seattle undermines the important role of independent journalists as chroniclers of the world around us. Read story

In Our View: Protests subside but movement must go on

August 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Relative calm in protests throughout the country — particularly Portland and Seattle — should not be regarded as the end of a movement. The need for systemic change remains as the United States undergoes a reckoning with racial justice. Read story

In Our View: Congress must ensure funding for vote-by-mail

August 5, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The U.S. Postal Service is trusted with the delivery of Social Security checks, tax payments, stimulus disbursements, vehicle registrations, property tax bills, prescription medicines and other essential items. Read story

In Our View: Remote lessons must be accessible to all

August 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As local districts plan for the coming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, we hope that lessons have been learned. Read story

In Our View: Stable child care system essential for economy

August 2, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For the U.S. economy to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Congress must recognize that the child care industry — and child care workers — are essential. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Right time for Academy plans

August 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To moving forward with major plans for Providence Academy. The historic building in downtown Vancouver is older than the state of Washington and is a testimony to the genius and hard work of its builder, Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart. A generation after its construction, a laundry building, boiler building and a tall smokestack were added on the east side of the property. The smokestack is a bit… Read story