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Columbian Editor

From the newsroom: Documenting journalism’s junkyard

April 13, 2024, 6:09am Clark County News

I am afraid of rats. My wife doesn’t like snakes. And journalists are scared of a company called Alden Global Capital. Read story

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Singapore&rsquo;s Merlion Park, above, is too bright to be a good place to read The Columbian, but any of the city&rsquo;s Toast Box cafes would be an excellent choice.

From the newsroom: Hearing from our overseas readers

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Singapore&rsquo;s Merlion Park, above, is too bright to be a good place to read The Columbian, but any of the city&rsquo;s Toast Box cafes would be an excellent choice.

April 6, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Last week, I talked about some of the ways you can get the most out of your Columbian subscription, including the ability to read our ePaper, the digital replica of the print product, wherever your smartphone or computer has internet access. Read story

Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files Local television stations and local AM/FM radio stations in Washington continue to find viewers, including in gyms, like the Planet Fitness location in Hazel Dell.

From The Newsroom: TV, radio do well in Washington

Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files Local television stations and local AM/FM radio stations in Washington continue to find viewers, including in gyms, like the Planet Fitness location in Hazel Dell.

March 23, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

As I’ve told you a number of times, newspaper readership is down and online news readership is up. That’s true all around the country; we see it reflected at The Columbian, where our digital-only subscribers now outnumber our print subscribers. Read story

Circulation Director Rachel Rose said the letter carriers did their best, and in some cases even delivered papers with missing addresses to the mailboxes of known subscribers.

From the Newsroom: Addresser loses its grip

Circulation Director Rachel Rose said the letter carriers did their best, and in some cases even delivered papers with missing addresses to the mailboxes of known subscribers.

March 16, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Let’s start this column with an apology to print subscribers who didn’t receive last Saturday’s edition, or received it late. We had one of those kinds of problems that crops up now and again when you manufacture things. Read story

Jeanne Brower of Vancouver takes advantage of the sunny skies to enjoy a lunchtime walk along The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday afternoon.&ldquo;I love it. It&rsquo;s absolutely beautiful,&rdquo; she said.
Candidates for the Vancouver Public School board of directors, right, meet with The Columbian Editorial Board in 2019.

From the Newsroom: Some opinionated thoughts

Candidates for the Vancouver Public School board of directors, right, meet with The Columbian Editorial Board in 2019.

March 9, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

If you have been reading newspapers for a long time, like I have, you’re probably familiar with the difference between news pages and editorial pages. News stories, which appear on the front page and throughout the paper, are written by reporters who try to include all the relevant facts without… Read story

Icon of the Seas, the world&rsquo;s largest cruise ship, sails out of Government Cut between Fisher Island, right, and Miami Beach, Fla., as it departs PortMiami on its first public cruise Jan. 27.

From the Newsroom: Cruising? I’m back on board

Icon of the Seas, the world&rsquo;s largest cruise ship, sails out of Government Cut between Fisher Island, right, and Miami Beach, Fla., as it departs PortMiami on its first public cruise Jan. 27.

March 2, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

If you’re reading this, I am on a cruise! Read story

What is the fastest way to get from Vancouver to Seattle? Car, plane, bus or train?
Craig Brown/The Columbian 
 Before starting the Great Race to Seattle, I took the traditional  PDX airport carpet shot. I wear size 13.

From the Newsroom: More about my Seattle trip

Craig Brown/The Columbian 
 Before starting the Great Race to Seattle, I took the traditional  PDX airport carpet shot. I wear size 13.

February 24, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

On a recent Wednesday, I was so excited to come to work, I could hardly sleep the night before. Read story

Trending stories on columbian.com on Friday afternoon.

From the Newsroom: Watching our web readership

Trending stories on columbian.com on Friday afternoon.

February 17, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

After Erin Middlewood took charge of our content following our reorganization last fall, one of the first things she did was change the format of the Monday morning staff meeting. It now includes more training and feedback, and for the first time our two features reporters, Monika Spykerman and Scott… Read story