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In Our View: Keep Weber as Clerk

October 18, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

During his eight years in office, Scott Weber has had a complicated relationship with the job of Clark County clerk. Despite this, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote to retain the Republican in the Nov. 6 election. Read story

In Our View: Van Nortwick for Assessor

October 17, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Peter Van Nortwick be retained as Clark County Assessor in the Nov. 6 election. While the assessor’s race is likely to garner more attention than usual this year, we believe it is essential for voters to recognize that Van Nortwick has grown into the job and oversees a well-run department. Read story

In Our View: Cantwell for Senate

October 16, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Cy being in tune with issues facing Washington state and by supporting policies that will help create a prosperous future for all Americans, Democrat Maria Cantwell has earned a fourth term in the United States Senate. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends a vote for Cantwell to continue her vital work in Washington, D.C. Read story

In Our View: Topper For Treasurer

October 15, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

For the first time since 1982, local voters will be putting somebody new in the office of Clark County treasurer. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Alishia Topper as the best candidate to maintain the stability and efficiency of the office. Read story

In Our View: Gillespie for 18th District

October 14, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

oters in the 18th District have two solid candidates to choose from as they consider how to fill an open seat in the Legislature. The Columbian’s Editorial Board believes Democrat Kathy Gillespie is the superior candidate for state representative, position 2, and recommends her for the job. Read story

In Our View: Vick for 18th District

October 12, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

In a contest between two strong candidates, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends incumbent Republican Brandon Vick for re-election as state representative from the 18th Legislative District, Position 1. Read story

In Our View: Keep Harris in Legislature

October 11, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

During eight years in the Legislature, Rep. Paul Harris has been a thoughtful lawmaker who tempers his conservative beliefs with a welcome dose of pragmatism. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that the Republican be re-elected as representative from the 17th District, Position 2. Read story

In Our View: Harris for Position 1 in 17th District

October 10, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

For most voters in the 17th Legislative District, the choice for state representative, Position 1, will be relatively easy. Democrat Tanisha Harris and Republican incumbent Vicki Kraft are strong candidates who offer sharp contrasts in ideology. Read story

In Our View: Keep Olson in County Seat

October 9, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Because of her vast experience in the community and her understanding of local issues, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Republican incumbent Julie Olson in the race for Clark County councilor from District 2. As always, this is merely a recommendation; The Columbian trusts that voters will study the candidates and make an informed decision. Read story

In Our View: Lentz for County Councilvideo icon

October 8, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Despite being a first-time candidate for office, Democrat Temple Lentz demonstrates the kind of thoughtful and energetic leadership necessary to prepare Clark County for a prosperous future. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that voters support Lentz in the race for Clark County councilor from District 1. Read story