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In Our View: Lebowsky for City Councilvideo icon

October 1, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

In the race for Vancouver City Council, Pos. 1, it is easier to see the similarities between the candidates than it is to find differences. But while both contenders are well-qualified, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Laurie Lebowsky for the position. Read story

In Our View: Elect Long to Congressvideo icon

September 30, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Democrat Carolyn Long is an insightful, engaged and energetic candidate. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that voters elect Long as congressional representative from Washington’s 3rd District. Read story

In Our View: State Supreme Court Races

September 28, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Incumbents Steve Gonzalez, Sheryl McCloud and Susan Owens are all well-qualified for re-election to the state Supreme Court, and yet the choices before voters are disappointing. Owens and McCloud are running unopposed, after would-be challengers were deemed ineligible and removed from the ballot for the Nov. 6 election. Only Gonzalez has drawn a challenger, but Nathan Choi is a not reasonable option for voters. Read story

In Our View: Re-elect Malinowski

September 27, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Decision time is drawing near. Ballots for the general election are scheduled to be mailed Oct. 19, and election day is Nov. 6. So, as The Columbian’s Editorial Board kicks off its spate of recommendations, we begin by suggesting that voters support incumbent Jim Malinowski for Clark Public Utilities commissioner from District 1. Read story

In Our View: Long, Herrera Beutler in 3rd

July 22, 2018, 6:03am Editorials

Out of a wide-ranging field of candidates for representative from Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler and newcomer Carolyn Long. Read story

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