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In Our View: Sex education must come from reliable sources

December 15, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Ongoing debates about sexual education in Battle Ground Public Schools raise important questions about what our children are learning and who is teaching them. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Camas football rules; flu brutal

December 14, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To the Papermakers. The Camas High School football team won the second state championship in program history last week, defeating Bothell 35-14 in Tacoma. The Papermakers completed an undefeated season by pulling away from the Cougars in the second half. Read story

In Our View: Tragic tale highlights need for systemic changes

December 13, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Our justice system failed Tiffany Hill. The Vancouver wife and mother followed the rules and took the precautions provided by the system to protect herself from an abusive husband. She wound up dead. Read story

In Our View: Government’s Afghan lies affront to Americans

December 12, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

For more than 18 years, U.S. military forces have been engaged in the war in Afghanistan. More than 2,300 Americans have been killed — including at least 60 from Washington — and more than 20,000 have been wounded. Read story

In Our View: USMCA a victory, especially in this Washington

December 11, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

An agreement on a new trade deal, forged between the White House and Democrats in the House of Representatives, appears to be a victory for American workers. Equally important, it is a victory for the political process during a period of rancor in Washington, D.C. Read story

In Our View: HP’s proposed expansion good news for city

December 10, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

An increased tax base and good-paying jobs are two reasons for supporting HP Inc.’s proposed expansion in Vancouver. But for the city’s residents, the most appealing benefits might be infrastructure improvements that would accompany the project. Read story

Letter: Act now to save the future

December 10, 2019, 6:00am Editorials

“Climate claims are fear-mongering” (The Columbian, Our Readers’ Views, Nov. 26) claims the warning that “we have only 12 years left to address global warming” is “fear-mongering,” based on the fact that “doomsday” has not yet arrived. Read story

In Our View: Ruckelshaus left legacy of principled leadership

December 9, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

William Ruckelshaus will be remembered for principled leadership, a legacy he carried from his native Indiana to Washington, D.C., to Washington state. Read story

In Our View: County must ensure we get what we pay for

December 8, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

One of life’s axioms is that you get what you pay for. Well, hopefully. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Yay new apples, boo icy roads

December 7, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Cosmic Crisps. A new variety of apple developed by Washington State University is arriving in local stores. Named for the starlike speckles on its red-and-yellow skin, the Cosmic Crisp has been bred to be sweet, tart, crunchy and juicy. Sounds heavenly, and it adds to Washington’s self-proclaimed status as the apple capital of the world. Read story