Live, from downtown Vancouver, it was announced to day that editor Lou Brancaccio will retire on Feb 17, 2017.
From the article:
Editor Lou Brancaccio announced Tuesday that he will step away from daily management of The Columbian’s newsroom effective Feb. 17 and assume a new role as editor emeritus.
In his new role, Brancaccio will write his popular Press Talk column on a monthly basis, and continue as a member of the newspaper’s editorial board, which sets the newspaper’s editorial stance on issues and candidates.
Craig Brown, “who has served as The Columbian’s metro editor since October 2001” will take over leading the newsroom
I’m sure most of the 49th district downtown will miss him. But I doubt the bulk of the county he thumbed his nose at in his editorials will, though