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Stilly Valley already a winner

This is not a beauty contest.Although the North Stillaguamish Valley, from Darrington to Arlington, would be a finalist in that competition, too, for its natural beauty and sm... [Read the editorial]

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Charles Krauthammer
Dana Milbank: Trump outlines ‘unpredictable’ foreign policy  April 29
Dana Milbank: Bernie will back Clinton, just as she backed Obama April 28
Kathleen Parker: Trump is the rhetorical charlatan Plato warned us about  April 28
Froma Harrop: Puerto Rican bonds offer a lesson in investing, risk  April 28
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Commentary highlights

The $10 founding father
The $10 founding father: Viewpoints: Hamilton's New York values still serve nation
Second-class rooms
Second-class rooms: Viewpoints: Invest in new schools for better education
2 years after Oso slide
2 years after Oso slide: Viewpoints: What we know and what we don't
The center-left holds
The center-left holds: Viewpoints: Court pick adds to Obama's moderate legacy

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Guest commentary: Everett City Council needs ward elections   April 28
Hamilton's New York values still serve the nation   April 24
Commentary: Share research to fight Zika and prepare for the next pandemic  April 24
Guest commentary: Shine light on why solar tax credit bill died   April 24
Guest commentary: Opposition to mosque goes against our religious freedom   April 23
Guest commentary: County’s diverse faiths called to defend religious liberty for all   April 23
Viewpoints: Shopping online is saving you less than you thought   April 17
Guest commentary: Lynnwood's traffic cameras an effective enforcement tool  April 17
Guest commentary: Union, not workers, behind push for $15 wage   April 17
Garrison Keillor: Will the White House become an assisted-living center?   April 17

More editorials

In Our View / Today's election: Turn in ballots for Everett, Marysville school district tax requests   April 26
In Our View / Mukilteo mosque: Preparing ground for apology   April 26
In Our View / Age-old crop doesn't need 'research': Kick-start the hemp industry   April 25
In Our View: The lead lurking in our water   April 24
In Our View: Senate energy bill powered by compromise  April 22
In Our View / Violence against young women: Protection, one case at a time   April 21
In Our View / WGU Washington: Online college a wise choice   April 20
In Our View / Naval Station Everett: Our Navy-friendly reputation   April 19
In Our View / Inky the Octopus: Captivity anathema to life   April 18
In Our View / April 26 special election: Vote yes on Everett bond and levy  April 17
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