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

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

In Our View: Wheeler needs to get a move on over unrest

September 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

It’s hard to imagine, but Ted Wheeler, not Donald Trump, may be the most hated man in Portland. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: School time, not party time

September 5, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To tens of thousands of local public school students who went back to school this week, virtually. The pandemic has created unprecedented circumstances for children, their parents, their teachers, and everyone else who touches young lives. When traditional classroom instruction abruptly moved online in the spring, the hope and belief was that COVID-19 would be in remission by now, allowing some semblance of a regular school day. It isn’t,… Read story