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In Our View: Glen Yung for Clark County Council District 1

October 6, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Voters seeking a candidate who has a strong understanding of the issues and the demeanor to be an effective Clark County councilor should support Glen Yung in the Nov. 8 election. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Yung for councilor from District 1. Read story

In Our View: Marshall right choice for county’s District 5

October 5, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Voters have a clear choice in the nonpartisan election for Clark County Council, District 5. Sue Marshall is a newcomer to politics, but she is a longtime resident who understands the issues of land-use planning, the tension between urban and rural areas, and the needs of her district. The Columbian’s… Read story

In Our View: District 2 Clark County Council hopefuls have pros, cons

October 4, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

In the election for Clark County councilor from District 2, candidates Michelle Belkot and Chartisha Roberts have strong but differing attributes. They each, however, have shortcomings that preclude The Columbian’s Editorial Board from endorsing them for the Nov. 8 election. Read story

In Our View: Investing in child care will benefit economy

October 3, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Statistics about employment in Clark County and elsewhere appear to be contradictory. Read story

In Our View: Kimsey superior choice for Clark County auditor

October 2, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

For more than two decades, Greg Kimsey has served with integrity, honor and transparency as Clark County auditor. The Columbian’s Editorial Board strongly recommends that Kimsey be reelected to a position that includes overseeing local elections. Read story

Cheers & Jeers: Giving generously; theft hurts

October 1, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Cheers: To Give More 24! The annual fundraising effort that benefits local nonprofits raised $3.6 million last week, exceeding the event’s goal and providing funding for 216 organizations. More than 11,000 donations were made at an average of $174, and matching funds brought in another $1.5 million. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Clark Public Utilities commissioner Barnes

September 30, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

In the Voters’ Pamphlet for the Nov. 8 general election, Nancy Barnes makes a compelling argument for her reelection as Clark Public Utilities commissioner: “Let’s keep a great thing going!” The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for Barnes against a worthy challenger — Don Steinke — for commissioner from… Read story

In Our View: Waters strong choice for 17th District, Pos. 1

September 29, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

Voters in the reconfigured 17th Legislative District must choose between two strong political newcomers in the race for state representative, Position 1. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for Republican Kevin Waters while noting that Democrat Terri Niles also warrants consideration. Read story

In Our View: Haste to revamp jail smacks of cronyism

September 28, 2022, 6:37am Editorials

Decisions to alter management of the Clark County Jail ignore the parameters of good governance — transparency, prudence and thoughtfulness. County councilors and County Manager Kathleen Otto have acted injudiciously in hastily approving a new county department and hiring somebody to oversee it. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Harris in the 17th Legislative District

September 27, 2022, 6:03am Editorials

For more than a decade, Paul Harris has represented the 17th Legislative District in a thoughtful and pragmatic manner. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Harris be reelected as the district’s representative for Position 2. Read story