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In Our View: Choices Good for Utility

July 20, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

It is a cliché often found in elections, but in this case it rings true. Voters in the race for Clark Public Utilities commissioner from District 1 cannot go wrong. Read story

In Our View: Lentz, Stewart for County

July 19, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

The contest for Clark County Council representative from District 1 presents a new opportunity for voters. This marks the first time residents in the district — most of which lies within the city of Vancouver west of Interstate 205 — will select their own councilor. Before implementation of the home rule charter approved by voters in 2014, all members of the board were selected in a countywide vote. Read story

In Our View: Boldt, Holt for Chairvideo icon

July 18, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

The Columbian Editorial Board recommends Marc Boldt and Eric Holt as the top candidates in the primary race for Clark County chair. Read story

In Our View: Harris, Kraft in 17th, Pos. 1

July 17, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

n the primary election for state representative from the 17th Legislative District, Position 1, coming up with a recommendation for voters is rather simple. And when it comes to the general election, the guess here is that the choice for most voters will be simple, as well. Read story

In Our View: Yes to Elkin, Lebowsky

July 16, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

While Vancouver is a well-run, thriving city, there are some pressing issues. Dealing with homelessness and a lack of affordable housing, playing a role in transportation upgrades and setting an agenda that will bolster the economy all come under the purview of the city council. Read story

In Our View: Vote ‘Yes’ for B.G. Schools

January 26, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

In presenting the case for a bond measure on the Feb. 13 ballot, Battle Ground Public Schools officials make good use of an automobile analogy. Read story

In Our View: Ballot Recap

November 6, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

Tuesday is Election Day, meaning ballots must be dropped off or postmarked by then. Here is a reminder of The Columbian’s recommendations for the general election: Read story

In Our View: Voting Really Matters

October 23, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

Clark County voters have a little more than two weeks to mail or drop off ballots before the Nov. 7 election. But why wait? The Columbian urges all eligible residents to partake in the civic duty that forms the foundation of our representative democracy. Read story

In Our View: Christiansen for VPS Pos. 3

October 20, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

As problems go, voters in the Vancouver Public Schools district are faced with a good one. The race for Position 3 on the school board features two strong candidates who are capable of being effective and forward-thinking board members. Read story

In Our View: Keep Stoker on VPS Board

October 19, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

This is a time of transition and growth for Vancouver Public Schools, a situation that calls for a steady hand on the district’s board of directors. Because of that, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for Mark Stoker to remain on the board as representative for Position 2. Read story