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In Our View: Blom, Harless best for Vancouver City Council Position 1video icon

July 8, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In selecting the next person to fill Position 1 on the Vancouver City Council, voters have three strong candidates from which to choose. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends John Blom and Kim Harless in what promises to be a competitive race, while also commending Mike Pond as a worthy candidate. Read story

In Our View: Vancouver’s moment is now; let’s not waste it

July 7, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Statistics and observation suggest that this is Vancouver’s moment. Fed up with the problems of Portland, Seattle and other urban areas, people are looking at smaller cities such as ours as a place to live comfortable and prosperous lives. Read story

In Our View: Herrera Beutler picks partisanship over truth

July 6, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

After spending recent months valiantly standing up for truth, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has retreated into embarrassing partisanship. Read story

In Our View: Court affirms that beliefs not license for bigotry

July 5, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The U.S. Supreme Court last week declined to hear the case of a Washington florist who refused service for a wedding between two men. In the process, the court tacitly affirmed the basic right to equal service for all, a fundamental aspect of American society. Read story

In Our View: Rejoice in celebration of our freedoms for Fourth

July 4, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In disappointment, there is opportunity. So, while the Fourth of July will be a little quieter and less combustible this year, it still can be a meaningful celebration. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Common sense, extreme heat

July 3, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Clark County councilors. County Chair Eileen Quiring O’Brien on Tuesday announced a ban on fireworks in unincorporated areas because of extreme fire danger. Read story

In Our View: Columbia River Treaty discussions must resume

July 2, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

More than a year has passed since U.S. and Canadian officials sat down to discuss the Columbia River Treaty. That is far too long for ignoring an agreement that has vast economic and environmental implications throughout the Northwest. Read story

In Our View: Washington under no obligation to accept coal

July 1, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to decide is a victory for the environment, Washington’s state sovereignty and the future of a green economy. Read story

In Our View: Celebrate as state reopens, COVID-19 wanes

June 30, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Washington is officially reopening today. After some 15 months of frequently changing restrictions on businesses and personal interactions, Independence Day is arriving a few days early for residents of the state. Read story

In Our View: Online classes valuable alternative for children

June 29, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In the long run, the coronavirus pandemic will alter the American education system. Although it likely will take researchers and educators years to fully understand the impact, some changes already are being seen. Read story