Changes in culture explain recent shootings

Why? Why did he do it? They all ask about the Las…

 

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Oct. 23

A sketchy look at the day in politics.

 

Everett mayoral race: Franklin best on homelessness issue

Regarding the Oct. 8, 2017 letter concerning the Everett mayoral election, I…

 

Parker: What we needed to hear from a Republican president

It’s just too bad it wasn’t Trump speaking. Instead, he was being spoken to.

Simoneaux: Our better angels have them outnumbered

You wouldn’t know it listening to some in news and politics, but there are good people out there.

Some limits would stem nation’s bloodshed from guns

Words can’t quantify or describe the horror of what unfolded in Las Vegas recently. The response of the governing bodies and lawmakers who have through… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Oct. 22

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

A liberal’s appreciation of consistent conservative thought

I was so pleased to read George Will’s comments about our local barista controversy (“Exposing the free speech arguments of bikini baristas,” The Herald, Oct.… Continue reading

Commentary: Investment, innovation keep rail transport safe

Along with rail improvements, technology, like AskRail, gives first responders vital information.

Editorial: Can we please keep a civil tongue?

A recent EdCC forum asked panelists: Are you alarmed at the tone and tenor of civic discourse today?

Keillor: Obits allow a hint of extraordinary in ordinary lives

An appreciation for the art of well-told obituaries and the lives that they chronicle.

Rampell: Democrats could be GOP’s best hope to get things done

Why should Republicans work with Democrats to get anything done? Because nothing is getting done.

Robinson: Trump’s lack of empathy not what we signed up for

Comforting the families of those killed in the line of duty requires humility, a trait Trump lacks.

Sultan candidates forum was informative, helpful

The Candidate Forum on Monday, October 9, at the Sultan High School was an informative activity for Sky Valley voters. The forum was supported and… Continue reading

Trump owes security guard in Las Vegas shooting an apology

Remember the Mexican rapists and drug smugglers Donald Trump said were invading our country son we needed a huge wall? Well, Jesus Campos is the… Continue reading

Viewpoints: Gun control and the Founding Fathers

Laws regarding gun registration, public carry and more were around long before the Second Amendment.

Commentary: What you need to know about service animals

Service animals are a medical necessity for many. Passing a pet off as one is an insult.

Editorial page for Saturday, Oct. 21

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Schwab: Eyman’s anti-transit initiative will pave us over

The anti-tax crusader may save you a few bucks but will leave us helpless to deal with growth.

Answer to gun violence is discipline, respect for law

For years we have payed to watch crime and killing on just about every news media you can think of, on video games as well.… Continue reading