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In Our View: Jesse James for Clark County Council Position 3

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although he is facing a difficult battle in his quest for election, The Columbian Editorial Board recommends Jesse James for Clark County councilor from District 3. Read story

In Our View: Wylie an easy choice in 49th Legislative District

September 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For voters in the 49th Legislative District, supporting Democrat Sharon Wylie might be the easiest decision on their ballot. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Wylie for reelection to the House of Representatives. Read story

In Our View: Stonier best choice for 49th District, Position 2

September 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During her time in the Legislature, Democrat Monica Stonier has developed into a strong leader for progressive causes while maintaining an ability to work with Republicans. Because of these and other traits, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she be reelected as representative from the 49th Legislative District, Position 2. Read story

In Our View: Rivers recommended for 18th Legislative District

September 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With next year’s Legislature facing daunting tasks caused by the coronavirus pandemic, experienced, reasonable leadership is a strong selling point for lawmakers seeking reelection. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, falls into that category; The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she remain in Olympia as senator from the 18th Legislative District. Read story

In Our View: Spread of wildfires, rumors add to our burdens

September 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The eye-burning, throat-scratching haze that has settled over Clark County in recent days is a reminder of the need for caution in wilderness areas. Washington is burning, and people are largely the cause; the state Department of Natural Resources reports that more than 1,300 damaging fires have been started by humans in Washington this year. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Coronavirus, the good and bad

September 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To those who help. A confluence of crises has led to a reevaluation of which workers are essential in our society. The coronavirus pandemic, a shutdown of businesses and schools, violent unrest in many cities and, now, raging wildfires have brought a new appreciation for those who make a living by making our world more livable. Read story

In Our View: Effects of 9/11 terrorist attacks still felt today

September 11, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Still, 19 years later, the lessons and the aftereffects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks continue to shape this country. Read story

In Our View: Wise drivers will steer clear of I-5 Bridge

September 10, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

We have heard the warnings. Soon we’ll learn whether anybody was listening. Read story

In Our View: Reminder of climate change blows into county

September 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Whether the weather be fine or whether the weather be not, we are seeing the effects of climate change. Read story

In Our View: Trump’s approach to coal industry out of step

September 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

President Donald Trump continues to place propping up a dying industry ahead of the health and well-being of the American people, environment and economy. Read story