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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

In Our View: Our Voting Guidance

November 8, 2016, 6:03am Editorials

Today is Election Day, in case you hadn’t noticed. And if you were not aware of that fact, you might benefit from a reminder of the recommendations from The Columbian’s Editorial Board. Read story

In Our View: Columbian Ballot Picks

October 22, 2016, 6:03am Editorials

Ballots have arrived or are on their way, which means that a lengthy and often contentious election season is nearing an end. Read story

In Our View: Murray for U.S. Senate

October 21, 2016, 6:03am Editorials

In an era marked by political divisions, Democratic Sen. Patty Murray has maintained a focus upon governing rather than partisan demagoguery. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Murray be returned to Washington, D.C., for a fifth term in office. Read story

In Our View: Retain High Court Justices

October 20, 2016, 6:03am Editorials

This year’s elections for the state Supreme Court represent a positive sign for our democracy. In 2014, four justices sought re-election, and two of them drew no challengers while the others were opposed only by fringe candidates. This year, three justices are on the ballot, with each of them facing qualified opponents. Read story

In Our View: Jones for State Schools Chief

October 19, 2016, 6:03am Editorials

Erin Jones is the kind of inspirational, enthusiastic, infectious leader who can make a palpable difference in the state’s education policy. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for Jones as state superintendent of public instruction. Read story