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In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Family farms; driving deaths

September 17, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To a farming family. Bi-Zi farms, along what is now Northeast 119th Street, has been in the Zimmerman family for 150 years. A celebration of that milestone will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday with a party that is open to the public. “The Zimmerman family… Read story

In Our View: Senate must protect same-sex marriage

September 16, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Providing a reminder that progress is a journey and not a destination, same-sex marriage once again is a source of debate in Congress. Read story

In Our View: Evictions show need to stabilize rental market

September 15, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The easy way to reduce evictions is for residents to pay their rent or mortgage. But nothing has been simple about the pandemic economy, and efforts to keep people in their homes will be studied for years to come. Read story

In Our View: Lack of training sites worsens police shortage

September 14, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Law enforcement agencies in Washington have a glaring staffing shortage. While there are various reasons for that, an obvious solution is available for at least one of the factors. Read story

In Our View: An unenforced law is worse than no law at all

September 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The Revised Code of Washington — the laws of the state — includes 101 titles, each with multiple chapters. The headings of those chapters range from the basic such as “Treason” to the esoteric such as “Abandoned and historic cemeteries and historic graves.” Read story

In Our View: COVID here to stay, no longer an emergency

September 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Have you noticed the change? After dominating the news and public discourse on a daily basis for much of the past 30 months, COVID-19 now is largely an afterthought. Read story

In Our View: Never forget to share lessons of 9/11 attacks

September 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

According to federal statistics, 13,238 babies were born in the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. They celebrate their 21st birthdays today, having grown to adulthood in a world far different from the one familiar to their parents and grandparents. Read story

Letter: Leave older trees intact

September 11, 2022, 6:00am Editorials

“Trees are a key ally in fighting climate change” was a great editorial (The Columbian, Sept. 1). But why doesn’t the city of Vancouver agree? For the past several months I have seen healthy old growth trees felled, and in one case a stack of trunks was hauled away on… Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Joining hands; trash disconnect

September 10, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Hands Across the Bridge. The annual Labor Day event provides a powerful statement about the human spirit and the many people in our community who are working to improve their lives. Hands Across the Bridge celebrates those who are recovering from addiction, with an event at Esther Short… Read story

In Our View: Queen earned admiration throughout the world

September 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

For a vast majority of Americans — including many who saw her during a 1983 visit to Seattle — Queen Elizabeth II has been the only British monarch of their lifetimes. Read story