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In Our View: Franz’s carbon-offset plan balances concerns

April 14, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

A plan to preserve 10,000 acres of state lands in a carbon-sequestering project is a small step toward sustainability for Washington’s Department of Natural Resources. But a small step is better than none. Read story

In Our View: Drop hyperbole in bridge-transit discussions

April 13, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Regardless of which mode of public transit is selected for a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge, security will be a paramount concern. Safety on vehicles and near transit hubs is likely to be one of the primary talking points surrounding the transformative project. Read story

In Our View: Spring snowstorm warns of climate change

April 12, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Well, that was a surprise. Read story

In Our View: It’s time to plan, invest in Hazel Dell, Highway 99

April 11, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Downtown Vancouver received more favorable attention last week, when The Seattle Times’ travel section declared “With new options for food, wine and walks on the Columbia, the Vancouver waterfront is buzzing.” The city’s reimagining of the Tower Mall area is underway, and two old quarries on the city’s east side… Read story

In Our View: County council’s redistricting map self-serving

April 10, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

The Clark County Council’s proposed redistricting map is a self-serving document that sidesteps the will of voters in favor of ensuring sitting councilors can continue to fall back on incumbency. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Good ethics; bad names

April 9, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To providing an ethical framework to county government. Last November, voters approved a number of amendments to the charter that spells out how government in Clark County should be run. One amendment required the county council to address ethics, an area that was murky in the original county charter.… Read story

In Our View: Alaska Air Group’s turbulence may be short-lived

April 8, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

One of the Northwest’s iconic companies, Alaska Air Group, has been some experiencing some turbulence lately. But there’s reason to think that the parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air has smoother flying ahead. Read story

In Our View: Optimistic speech reflects good government

April 7, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle deservedly sounds upbeat in her annual State of the City address, posted online last week at and on the city’s social media channels. Read story

In Our View: State efforts aim to disconnect illegal robocalls

April 6, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Robocalls are much more than an annoyance; they can be illegal and a potent tool to steal personal information. Read story

In Our View: We must remain vigilant about coronavirus

April 4, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

From the looks of things, we are almost back to normal. Mask mandates have been lifted, and people in Clark County are increasingly eschewing the face coverings that have been ubiquitous for the past two years. Read story