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Editorials

In Our View: Pearl Harbor Day befitting time for reflection

December 6, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Nearly eight decades after the attack at Pearl Harbor, it remains essential to remember the heroism and the national commitment that followed. Read story

In Our View: States must act to curb plastics pollution

December 5, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Earth has a garbage problem. Specifically, it has a plastics problem, with single-use plastics being the biggest contributor to a growing environmental calamity. Read story

In Our View: Feds’ farm payments a policy miscalculation

December 4, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

The federal government’s payments to farmers, designed to offset the impact of President Trump’s trade war, warrant scrutiny from the public and from Congress. The need for such payments reflects one policy failure; the process for calculating the handouts reflects another. Read story

In Our View: Single bridge won’t fix transportation issues

December 3, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Even with rekindled discussions about replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge, one thing is clear: A new bridge will not solve all the region’s transportation issues. Read story

In Our View: FAA oversight of Max will be beneficial to Boeing

December 2, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

A decision by the Federal Aviation Administration to control inspections of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft is necessary for restoring credibility to the U.S. regulatory system. Passengers, airlines and governments throughout the world must have confidence in that system in order for the iconic aerospace company to retain its standing in the industry. Read story

In Our View: Woodland measure proves every vote counts

December 1, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Facts, sometimes, are not as interesting as legends. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Shining new light on city, seasonal scammers

November 30, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To new street lights. As the city of Vancouver swaps out its streetlights for improved efficiency, we are reminded of the scope of managing a city of more than 180,000 people. Vancouver is switching about 14,000 streetlights to energy-efficient LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, in a project that will continue until next fall. City officials have allocated $4 million — about $2 million for new fixtures and $2 million for… Read story

In Our View: There’s nothing small about small businesses

November 29, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Forgive us, for a moment, if we ignore the frenzy of Black Friday and look ahead to Small Business Saturday. Read story

In Our View: Set aside discord, give thanks for family, friends

November 28, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

As families gather across the United States today, honoring a tradition that has endured for 400 years in this land, we are reminded that we have much for which to be thankful. Even in times of rancor and discord, this nation remains an abundant land of bounty and opportunity, a fact for which we are eternally grateful. Read story

In Our View: Healthy skepticism over Kalama project wise

November 27, 2019, 6:02am Editorials

The complexities surrounding a proposed methanol refinery in Kalama can be seen in Gov. Jay Inslee’s changing response to the project. Read story