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In Our View: Reelect Franz for public lands commissionervideo icon

October 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The surge of smoke-filled skies that covered much of the state this summer points out the importance of effective forest management. During her first term as commissioner of public lands, Hilary Franz has consistently pushed for better administration of those lands and more effective preparation for when a fire breaks… Read story

In Our View: Jay Inslee deserves third term as governor

October 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

At a crucial time for our state — and our nation — Washington residents need a steady hand at the helm. Gov. Jay Inslee is a clear choice for election to a third term as governor and has earned the recommendation of The Columbian’s Editorial Board. Read story

In Our View: Advisory note vote an empty gesture

October 2, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Near the top of the ballot for the Nov. 3 general election, voters will find four advisory votes related to tax measures passed by the Legislature. Read story

In Our View: Paul Harris for 17th District

October 2, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In publishing our series of recommendations for the Nov. 3 general election, members of The Columbian’s Editorial Board would be remiss if we did not mention state Rep. Paul Harris. The Vancouver Republican has earned reelection in the 17th Legislative District. Read story

In Our View: Harris recommended for 17th Legislative Districtvideo icon

October 1, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Because of her vast community service — along with her broad understanding of the issues facing Washington — Democrat Tanisha Harris has earned the recommendation of The Columbian’s Editorial Board for state representative from the 17th Legislative District. Read story

In Our View: Medvigy recommended for reelection to Clark County Council

September 30, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Since being appointed to the Clark County Council in January 2019, Gary Medvigy has had some missteps. But he is a thoughtful, engaged councilor who meshes well with the District 4 he represents; because of this, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Medvigy for reelection. Read story

In Our View: Ferguson clear choice for attorney general

September 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During eight years as Washington’s attorney general, Democrat Bob Ferguson has vociferously defended the state’s residents. The Columbian Editorial Board strongly recommends that Ferguson be elected to another four-year term. Read story

In Our View: McCarthy best candidate for state auditor

September 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During the economic downturn that has accompanied the coronavirus pandemic, Washington residents require particular assurance that government is performing efficiently and spending money wisely. Read story

In Our View: We recommend vote in favor of Referendum 90

September 24, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

When it comes to sex education, a lack of information leads to predictable — and undesirable — results. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that voters approve Referendum 90 on the November ballot. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Kim Wyman as secretary of state

September 23, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Perhaps the biggest selling point for Kim Wyman’s campaign to be reelected as Washington’s secretary of state is her list of endorsements. The Columbian’s Editorial Board joins that list in recommending that Wyman be elected to a third term as the state’s top elections official. Read story