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In Our View: Land and Water Conservation Fund vital to all

March 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Benefits from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund are readily apparent throughout Clark County. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Tribute to Nikki; salmon suffer

March 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To The Nikki Kuhnhausen Act. The memory of a Vancouver teen will be kept alive through a law signed this week by Gov. Jay Inslee. The bill, which had broad support in both legislative chambers, will prevent the so-called “panic” defense in cases of violence — a criminal defense based on discovery of a victim’s actual or perceived gender identity or sexual orientation. Read story

In Our View: Camas paper mill’s future continues to unfold

March 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Predictions of the Camas paper mill’s demise, apparently, have been greatly exaggerated. Read story

In Our View: Employ caution but don’t panic over COVID-19

March 5, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As of midday Wednesday, 10 deaths in Washington had been linked to COVID-19. More than 100 cases in the United States had been confirmed, spread among 15 states. Read story

In Our View: Political engagement? Teachers setting course

March 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The current state of American government at times reminds us of an old joke: “Is the problem ignorance or apathy? I don’t know and I don’t care.” Read story

In Our View: Study points to flaws in plan to remove dams

March 3, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

A new federal study reiterates the overwhelming drawbacks of removing hydroelectric dams throughout the Columbia River System. Breaching four dams along the Snake River — as some have advocated — would be an extreme approach to improving salmon runs and would devastate the region’s economy. Read story

In Our View: In real world, bike-lane plan has real problems

March 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

A plan to create dedicated bike lanes along Columbia Street near the heart of Vancouver — and to remove parking spaces — is overly ambitious and should be reconsidered. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: First Citizen feted; deathly error

February 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Leap Day. An extra day appears on the calendar every four years, and the last time it happened on a Saturday was 1992. Feb. 29 arrives in years divisible by four — unless they are divisible by 100 but not 400 (mark your calendar to show there will not be a Leap Day in 2100). It’s all about keeping time with the Earth’s revolution around the sun. We’re… Read story

In Our View: Taxpayers should share in good budget news

February 28, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Washington legislators received good news last week with an increase in the state government’s revenue forecast. Now they must work to turn that into good news for taxpayers. Read story

In our View: Being ready for coronavirus a healthy choice

February 27, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

An ounce of prevention, the axiom says, is worth a pound of cure. Read story