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In Our View: Taking stand on proposed changes to charter

October 10, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The Clark County charter, passed by voters in 2014, has helped create a system of government that better fits our needs. But it is imperfect. Read story

In Our View: Zavala-Ortega for Vancouver school boardvideo icon

October 7, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

The election for Position 2 on the board of Vancouver Public Schools features two well-informed, engaging candidates. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that voters support Sandra Zavala-Ortega. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Bocanegra to Evergreen school boardvideo icon

October 6, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

From 2015 to 2020, graduation rates in Evergreen Public Schools showed marked improvement. That — along with other demonstrable improvements in the education provided for a diverse student body — serves as one reason Julie Bocanegra should be reelected to Position 1 on the district’s board. Read story

In Our View: Perez clear choice for Vancouver council Pos. 3video icon

October 5, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Through years of community involvement, Diana Perez has attained the knowledge and built the relationships that make for an effective leader. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Perez for Position 3 on the Vancouver City Council. Read story

In Our View: McEnerny-Ogle best for Vancouver mayorvideo icon

October 3, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Like all municipalities, Vancouver is facing enormous challenges. Anne McEnerny-Ogle is a clear choice as the best person to shepherd the city through those challenges and into the future. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that McEnerny-Ogle be reelected to the nonpartisan position of mayor. Read story

In Our View: Erik Paulsen best for Vancouver City Council, Pos. 2video icon

October 1, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In the election for Position 2 on the Vancouver City Council, incumbent Erik Paulsen’s experience and thoughtful demeanor stand out. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Paulsen for reelection to the nonpartisan position. Read story

In Our View: Blom for Vancouver City Council, Pos. 1video icon

September 30, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Voters in the city of Vancouver have a difficult choice in the election for Position 1 on the city council. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends John Blom in the nonpartisan election, while also recognizing Kim Harless as a strong candidate. Either way, the seat held by Laurie Lebowsky is certain… Read story

In Our View: Recommendations recapped for local elections

July 16, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

Neither President Joe Biden nor any of his predecessors have helped determine which books your children read in school, how quickly local police respond to a 911 call or how much you pay in sales tax. But the people on the ballot for this year’s election will impact the daily… Read story

In Our View: Reelect Bocanegra to Evergreen Public Schoolsvideo icon

July 15, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

In nine years on the board of Evergreen Public Schools, Julie Bocanegra has helped oversee strong advancements throughout the district. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she be reelected to Position 1 on the board. Read story

In Our View: 3 stand out for Vancouver Public Schools, Position 2video icon

July 14, 2021, 6:03am Editorials

When it comes to elections, having too many strong candidates is a good problem. Presenting voters with a difficult decision helps to ensure strong government. Read story