Milbank: Let’s hear it for the president — or else

If the president needs to hear applause, won’t you pledge a few hours a year to feed his ego?

New library in Lake Stevens isn’t necessary

I both support and frequently use the library in Lake Stevens. Unfortunately the plan for a new 20,000 square-foot library was justified by a small… Continue reading

Support for Snohomish school levies makes town stronger

Snohomish Mayor John Kartak asked the question: Affordable housing or public education, which one are you against? This isn’t a zero-sum game. We can have… Continue reading

Supporting Lake Stevens library and schools for greater good

I am a senior citizen on a fixed income with no children, but I will vote in favor of the Lake Stevens school levies and… Continue reading

Why are school districts still seeking their own levies?

It’s appalling that the Edmonds School District has the nerve to come to voters again for a replacement levy. Last summer the Legislature passed a… Continue reading

Everett School District has had offers for Longfellow School

The Everett School Board is just one vote away from demolishing one of our most important historic buildings, the Longfellow School, to save maintenance cost… Continue reading

Clarifying the record regarding opioid prescriptions

I read The Herald’s Feb. 6 editorial on the lawsuit against Purdue with interest. Since I was personally mentioned in your editorial I hope you… Continue reading

Don’t link Everett school bond and levy to Longfellow building

We were disheartened to see Historic Everett’s ad in Sunday’s Herald encouraging a community “no” vote as to the Longfellow Building. Historic Everett has been… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Feb. 7

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

  • Feb 7, 2018

Editorial: A unified ‘no’ to Northwest offshore oil drilling

If Florida warrants an exemption from oil leases, other states deserve the chance to get the same.

Milbank: Reality is catching up with the president’s claims

On the markets, tax cuts and more, Trump may soon wish he hadn’t said that.

Parker: Now that we know he’s human, can we like Tom Brady?

Love him or hate him, Brady at work is a thing of beauty. Extreme competence is its own art form.

Editorial: An opioid settlement presents some concerns

Settling a suit against the opioid industry demands a significant award to those who have suffered.

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Feb. 6

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

Everett school bond: Overcrowding at Jackson harms students

I don’t think I would be where I am today without the many opportunities Jackson High School has given me. As a senior and ASB… Continue reading

Harrop: In Wyoming and White House, they call the wind pariah

As wind and solar power prices have dropped, fossil-fuel interests are discouraging it as an option.

Lake Stevens Library bond: Libraries offer knowledge and more

Few things give me as much joy as our family voting yes on a new library. While I appreciate the financial burden this can bring… Continue reading

Robinson: What memo proves is how deluded the GOP has become

A few in the GOP have stepped forward, however, to refute Trump’s conclusion that it ‘vidicates’ him.

Snohomish schools of great value to city

Dear Snohomish friends and neighbors: I write to you as a Snohomish community member, parent, and assistant superintendent of schools. Much has been written lately… Continue reading

Thiessen: FBI’s attempt to stop memo is a scandal in itself

It’s clear the Nunes memo contained no secrets, nor revealed sources. The FBI was protecting itself.