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In Our View: Biden, Harris and all of us now have work to do

November 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The American people have spoken. Not with one voice, but with a disjointed cacophony of disunion. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Voter turnout impressive

November 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To voters. We have mentioned this several times editorially, but we continue to be impressed by local voter turnout for this year’s election. The numbers are not yet official, but it appears about 280,000 Clark County residents turned in ballots, dwarfing the 211,000 that participated in the previous presidential… Read story

In Our View: Local races make biggest impact on daily life

November 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Interest in a consequential and compelling presidential election is understandable. But as the results roll in this week — or come to a standstill at times — we are reminded of a quote from Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman. Read story

In Our View: Don’t jump to conclusions over fatal shooting

November 5, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

At this point, the facts are scant. We know that Kevin Peterson Jr., a 21-year-old Black man, was fatally shot last week by Clark County sheriff’s deputies in Hazel Dell, that a young son and father is dead and that our community has questions about that death. Read story

In Our View: Accurate election results are worth the wait

November 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

And so we wait, as a contentious presidential election turns dramatic. Read story

In Our View: Voter registration surge bodes well for democracy

November 3, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Regardless of the outcome, the election of 2020 could go down in history as a great awakening of American democracy. The chaos of the past four years, combined with this year’s pandemic and racial unrest, has coalesced into what appears to be record voter turnout. Read story

The Columbian Editorial Board’s endorsements

November 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Here is a recap of voting recommendations from The Columbian’s Editorial Board: Read story

In Our View: County voters can be assured their ballots count

November 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

By Wednesday, six days before the election, more than half of the registered voters in Clark County had returned their ballots. But even the procrastinators out there can rest assured that their votes will be counted if they drop them in an official ballot box or have them postmarked by… Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Homelessness effort laudable

October 31, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To combating homelessness. Clark County and the city of Vancouver have formed a joint advisory group to deal with homelessness in the region. “I’m confident that working together with our partners at the city is the best approach to develop strategies to fight the devastating problem of homelessness in… Read story

In Our View: State paying the price of Trump’s trade policy

October 30, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Regardless of who wins Tuesday’s presidential election, federal trade policy will be essential to helping the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic. This is especially true in Washington. Read story