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In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Rally for officers commendable

July 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To support for law enforcement. About 200 people gathered last week at Esther Short Park to demonstrate support for police officers. “It’s just simply saying our people, Americans overwhelmingly support our police,” an organizer said. The rally comes as protests against police brutality throughout the country are accompanied by calls to “defund the police.” Read story

In Our View: It takes a community to combat coronavirus

July 24, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Avoiding a rollback of coronavirus restrictions in Clark County is up to us. All of us. Collectively. As a community watching out for our health and that of our neighbors. Read story

In Our View: ‘Play ball!’ a bittersweet reminder of normalcy

July 23, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Over the past 150 years, Major League Baseball has reflected America. Read story

In Our View: Isolated seniors an opportunity for us to help

July 22, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

From the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the health of seniors has been a concern. Read story

In Our View: Violence, Trump exacerbate Portland protests

July 21, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Every night for nearly eight weeks, protests against police brutality have taken place in Portland, with citizens exercising their First Amendment right to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Read story

In Our View: Pandemic boosts urgency of housing instability

July 19, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The United States’ housing crisis is not new. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Thank you for wearing a mask

July 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To masks. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week reaffirmed findings that face coverings are among the best defenses against the spread of COVID-19. “All Americans have a responsibility to protect themselves, their families, and their communities,” the institute’s director said. And Gov. Jay Inslee last month issued a statewide mask mandate for people in public. Read story

In Our View: Rivers, Bell best of the choices in 18th Districtvideo icon

July 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As the Legislature ponders unprecedented budget woes created by the coronavirus pandemic along with other pressing issues, experience and the relationships that come along with it will be essential. Because of that, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends incumbent Ann Rivers in the race for state senator from the 18th District. Read story

In Our View: Blom, James best for county council District 3video icon

July 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Like all governmental bodies, the Clark County Council is facing pressing questions about budgeting, fostering racial equality and guiding their communities through a period of turmoil. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends John Blom and Jesse James as the best candidates from District 3 to shepherd the region into the future. Read story

In Our View: Stonier, Llafet best in 49th District Position 2 race

July 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Voters in the 49th Legislative District can choose between a Democrat, a Republican and an independent in the race for state representative, Position 2. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Democrat Monica Stonier and Republican Park Llafet from a field that also includes Independent Troy Potter. Read story