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In Our View: Clear Choice for Mayor

October 11, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

Even before her opponent withdrew from the race, Anne McEnerny-Ogle was a clear choice in the race for mayor of Vancouver. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for McEnerny-Ogle to continue the strong trajectory city government has demonstrated in recent years. Read story

In Our View: Recommendations

July 31, 2017, 6:02am Editorials

Tuesday is Election Day, with ballots set to be counted for this year’s primary. Ballots, which were sent out by mail more than two weeks ago, must be dropped off by 8 p.m. or postmarked by then in order to ensure your vote counts. Read story

In Our View: Ballots in Mail

July 14, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

With ballots for the Aug. 1 primary scheduled to be mailed today, The Columbian’s Editorial Board has offered recommendations in six races featuring more than two candidates. These are determined through an examination of the candidates’ campaign materials and through interviews. The top two vote-getters in each race will advance to the Nov. 7 general election. Read story

In Our View: Stoker, Licerio for Vancouver Public Schools, Pos. 2

July 14, 2017, 6:02am Editorials

The race for Position 2 on the board of Vancouver Public Schools comes down to an experienced leader vs. a newcomer seeking to make a difference. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Mark Stoker and Anthony Licerio advance out of the Aug. 1 primary to face off in the general election. Read story

In Our View: Campbell, Roberts for Vancouver City Council, Pos. 1

July 13, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

In a crowded field of five candidates for Vancouver City Council, Position 1, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Scott Campbell and David Roberts should advance to the general election. Read story

In Our View: Bocanegra, Miles for Evergreen Public Schools board Pos. 1

July 12, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

Recommending two candidates for Position 1 on the board of Evergreen Public Schools is easy for the Aug. 1 primary. Read story

In Our View: Glover, Beardshear for Vancouver City Council Position 3

July 11, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

The race for Position 3 on the Vancouver City Council presents an intriguing choice for voters in the Aug. 1 primary election. Three candidates are on the ballot, each with their own strengths and each able to state a case for why they should advance to the November general election. Read story

In Our View: Gronwoldt, Llafet for EPS

July 10, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

Without strong management and a coherent vision, these could be precarious times for Evergreen Public Schools. Like all districts throughout Washington, the largest district in Clark County will be dealing with changes to school funding that were approved last week by the Legislature. Evergreen also is facing a changing of the guard, with John Steach taking over as superintendent for John Deeder, who is retiring. Read story

In Our View: McEnerny-Ogle, Henderson for mayor

July 9, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

For many years now, Vancouver has served as an example of a well-run city. That, of course, is a matter of opinion, but there is much evidence to support the assertion. City officials effectively weathered the Great Recession; they have poised the area for expansive growth; and they have imbued the state’s fourth-largest city with a vibrancy buoyed by a forward-thinking vision. Read story

In Our View: Approve School Bond

January 27, 2017, 6:03am Editorials

By sending an ambitious bond proposal to voters, leaders of Vancouver Public Schools are attempting to position their district for a robust future. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that voters approve the measure in a special election that will conclude Feb. 14. Read story