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In Our View / Oso landslide response
Progress that honors victims

We are just a few weeks away from the first anniversary of the Oso landslide. On March 22, after a winter of drenching rains, the hillside tore away from itself above the Stee... [Read the editorial]

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Carol MacPherson: Keeping up with the Kardashians, or not  March 1
Eugene Robinson: U.S. deal with Iran won't remove sanctions as option  March 1
Charles Krauthammer: Talks clearing Iran’s path for nuclear bomb  Feb. 27
Froma Harrop: Don’t mess with Texans making their own rules  Feb. 27
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Commentary highlights

Making cancer a fair fight
Making cancer a fair fight: Viewpoints: Stop looking for one 'cure'
Reclaiming Islam
Reclaiming Islam: Viewpoints: What you might not know about Muslim faith
A farewell to satire?
A farewell to satire?: 2 views of Jon Stewart: Tired anchor or king of satire
Anti-vaccine fever
Anti-vaccine fever: Viewpoints: Fears have been overcome before and will again

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Commentary / Fighting cancer: Stop looking for one 'cure' for breast cancer   March 1
Guest commentary / Granite Falls motorcycle trails: Permit process flawed for motocross project  March 1
Other Voices / Obama pipeline veto: Energy wasted on Keystone XL debate   March 1
Guest commentary / E-cigarette laws: E-cigarettes have their place for those who want to quit smoking   Feb. 28
Guest commentary / Support for veterans: Political infighting isn’t helping veterans   Feb. 26
Guest commentary / Middle East extremism: Policy has a place in standing up to ISIS   Feb. 22
Viewpoints: What you might not know about Islam, Muhammad  Feb. 22
Other voices / Oil train disasters: Safety goes off the rails   Feb. 22
Commentary / Income inequality: Survey shows anxiety among poor nearing retirement   Feb. 22
Guest Commentary / Hosting foreign visitors: Taking in an exchange student reconnects you with community   Feb. 21

More editorials

In Our View / Silvertips and AquaSox: Pay young athletes their due   Feb. 25
In Our View / Cocoon House and Everett Gospel Mission: Your part in aiding homeless   Feb. 24
In Our View / Oil Train Safety: We’ve been warned, repeatedly   Feb. 23
In Our View / 2015 Legislature: Extend tax breaks for film productions in state  Feb. 22
In Our View / Paine Field passenger terminal: Passenger service proposal deserves fair look  Feb. 20
In Our View / Fast-track trade authority: A trade deal that works for all   Feb. 19
In Our View / 2015 Legislature: Study of little fish a big deal   Feb. 18
In Our View / State funding of K-12 schools: Compromise to fix education   Feb. 17
In Our View / State schools funding: Teacher pay is basic education   Feb. 16
In Our View / Senate transportation plan: Roads paved by compromise   Feb. 15

HeraldNet highlights

Plan now for summer
Plan now for summer: It's time to make reservations at popular parks
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Tips for clamming with kids: Digging razor clams is a lot of fun for all ages
Authentic barbecue
Authentic barbecue: It's easy to miss Lynnwood's Moonshine BBQ, but don't
Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (12 new photos)