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In Our View: U.S. health care system requires checkup

October 25, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Recent strikes by workers highlight the problems with American health care. Read story

In Our View: Voters must study candidates’ words, deeds

October 24, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

As voters do their homework for the Nov. 7 general election, it is important to watch for developments that could impact their decisions. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Downtown oasis; Larch closure

October 23, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To an oasis. New Seasons Market has opened a grocery store at 1506 Main St., serving downtown with a variety of groceries and fresh produce for the first time in decades. For years, a full-service grocery store has been desired near the downtown core, and the opening demonstrates the… Read story

In Our View: Reelect Sarah Fox to Vancouver City Council

October 21, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

During four years on the Vancouver City Council, Sarah Fox has been engaged and insightful while bringing valuable skills to city government. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends her for reelection to Council Seat 6. Read story

In Our View: Keep Decker on Vancouver school board

October 20, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Since first being elected to the school board in 2019, Kathy Decker has helped shepherd Vancouver Public Schools through trying times. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends her reelection to Position 4 on the board. Read story

In Our View: Elect Chuck Keplar to Evergreen school board

October 19, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

In making a case for why an incumbent should be replaced, a challenger must be well-informed and must articulate how they would do the job differently. Chuck Keplar has done that, and The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends him for Evergreen school district representative from District 2. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Orange for Port of Vancouver District 1

October 18, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Don Orange originally was elected as Port of Vancouver commissioner with a platform of opposing a proposed oil terminal. Six years later, the terminal plan is long dead and the port has enjoyed record revenue. Orange is not solely responsible for those victories, but they demonstrate why The Columbian’s Editorial… Read story

In Our View: Reelect Barrows to Vancouver school board

October 17, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Because Vancouver Public Schools are doing a lot of things right during a difficult time for education, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Tracie Barrows be reelected to Position 5 on the district’s board of directors. Read story

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Unearthed cistern, report delay

October 16, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To a font of history. Construction workers in downtown Vancouver have unearthed a brick cistern that could date to the 1880s. As The Columbian reported: “Cisterns are buried tanks designed to hold liquids, most often water. They were common in the 19th century, including use as water supplies for… Read story

In Our View: Bradford still right choice for Evergreen board

October 14, 2023, 6:03am Editorials

Given her broad understanding of the issues facing modern education, Victoria Bradford is a clear choice for reelection to the school board in the Evergreen district. After meeting with and studying the candidates, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for Bradford to continue representing District 3 on the five-person… Read story