By Lou Brancaccio October 11, 2014 6 a.m.
In the end, the proposed county charter on November's ballot could come down to this simple question: "Do you like the way county government is running?" If your answer is "no," you'll vote for it. If you like it the way it is, you'll vote against it.
By Lou Brancaccio October 3, 2014 6 a.m.
If you pick up the print edition of today's Columbian, you’ll see from the four-page promotional wrap announcing our debut of a new Weekend section. It has been many years since the section has been redesigned and we hope that our new format and content will be a much better fit with our readers’ Internet-era needs.
By Lou Brancaccio August 2, 2014 6 a.m.
Have you heard about it? Sure you have. It's the proposed east county bridge and yet another advisory vote to see if we like it.
By Lou Brancaccio March 24, 2014 11:25 a.m.
While interviewing County Commissioner David Madore back in January he broke some big news. Not only would there be an East County Bridge crossing the mighty Columbia River, we'd all be driving on it in five years! Certainly there are skeptics; there always are skeptics of those who have new visions.
By Lou Brancaccio February 8, 2014 6 a.m.
Look, I'm the first to admit I need a Don't Do Stupid Stuff mug. Maybe two.
By Lou Brancaccio January 4, 2014 6 a.m.
With such a crazy year now in our rearview mirror, I wonder what the heck will happen in 2014. I put on my thinking cap to try to figure it out. Not much luck. Frankly I found it easier to see what won't happen. Then again … (smiley face). You decide.