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In Our View: It takes a village to combat child sexual abuse

February 26, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The issue of child sex abuse on the internet is effectively summed up by Dr. Kathie Mathis. Read story

In Our View: Diligent residents required for accurate census

February 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Starting next month, Clark County residents can help decide whether Washington receives its fair share of federal money for health care, schools, transportation and other benefits. Read story

In Our View: Horse regulations require new task force

February 23, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Managing the Clark County divide between rural concerns and encroaching urbanism will require, one might say, a little horse sense. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Primary matters; Brown off-base

February 22, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To a meaningful primary. Ballots for the presidential primary are in the mail to Washington residents, due back by March 10. That is an improvement over previous quadrennials, when the state’s primary typically fell too late in the cycle to make any difference in choosing the nominees — or was simply canceled. Voters will find 13 Democrats on the ballot, including five who already have dropped out of the… Read story

In Our View: Boeing wanted those tax breaks until it didn’t

February 21, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

When a corporation is willing — nay, eager — to give up tax breaks that save it hundreds of millions of dollars a year, perhaps those breaks were ill-considered in the first place. Read story

In Our View: Lawmakers should bottle up local water rights

February 20, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For many topics in modern American society, wisdom can be found in the words of Benjamin Franklin. For example, the Founding Father is credited with saying, “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” Read story

In Our View: Blowing the whistle on sports-gambling bill

February 19, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

A bill in the Legislature that would allow for sports gambling in Washington is discriminatory and should be rejected. While it appears inevitable that the state will enter the growing market for sports wagering, limiting the industry to Native American casinos is inherently unfair. Read story

In Our View: Ranked-choice voting cons outweigh the pros

February 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

At a time when American elections are especially polarized and when turnout is at disturbingly low levels, it is sensible to consider changes to how voters choose elected officials. Read story

In Our View: Heights District Plan blueprint for the future

February 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Like The Waterfront Vancouver development along the Columbia River, a rejuvenated Tower Mall site along Mill Plain Boulevard could someday be viewed as a linchpin in a modern, vibrant, thriving city. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Carousel takes turn; no secrets

February 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To the C.W. Parker Four-Row Park Carousel. The tale of the whirligig — better known as the Jantzen Beach carousel — has taken a turn (sorry). Read story