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In Our View: Roadblocks remain at U.S.-Canada border

November 12, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

After more than 19 months of COVID restrictions, the border between the United States and Canada opened this week — for the most part. Read story

In Our View: Salute veterans by improving services, systems

November 11, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Today we commemorate Veterans Day, when we pay tribute to those who have served in the United States’ armed forces. These men and women have dedicated themselves to the protection of their country, its ideals and their fellow Americans. Read story

In Our View: Plastics problem continues to grow

November 10, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Over the past 50 years of so, the recycling of paper, newspaper, plastics, cans, bottles and other items has become second nature for Americans. In Clark County and in most parts of the country, recyclable material is separated from garbage and set out by the curb to be picked up. Read story

In Our View: Get involved in Interstate 5 Bridge replacement

November 9, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Do you have ideas for a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge? Thoughts about the inclusion of transit options? Preferences for the design of a new span across the Columbia River? Read story

In Our View: Accurate election results are worth the wait

November 8, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Here is a trick question: When is the Nov. 2 election over? Read story

In Our View: Vancouver leadership has clear vision of future

November 7, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Several months ago, during an interview with The Columbian’s Editorial Board, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle laid out a detailed vision for the future. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Election workers; anxiety

November 6, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To election workers. Even in an odd-year election with relatively low turnout, the Clark County Elections Office has plenty of work to do; for Tuesday’s election, that includes processing more than 100,000 ballots. The county also allows for election observers to be trained and take part in the process… Read story

In Our View: New approach is needed to save iconic salmon

November 5, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

It is clear that a different approach is needed for saving salmon runs in the Northwest. The region’s orca population is struggling, partly because of a lack of salmon — the orca’s only food source. And more than $17 billion has been spent in the past two decades to prevent… Read story

In Our View: Rhoads, Gibert leave a legacy of giving

November 4, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Philanthropy is a foundation of American society. It helps support organizations that serve the needy, contributes to a sense of community and allows donors to contribute to causes they deem worthy. Read story

In Our View: COVID has hit children of Washington, U.S. hard

November 3, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an immeasurable impact on American children. And while the effects on social development and academic progress will take years — or generations — to assess, the virus also has taken an immediate toll. Read story