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In Our View / Funding safe play equipment
Fairness on the playground

The dangerous playground equipment at Hawthorne Elementary School in Everett heartbreakingly illustrates the problems that can crop up at an already impoverished school.To rec... [Read the editorial]

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Kathleen Parker: ‘Post-racial’ hopes for Obama were media’s doing  May 29
Dana Milbank: Clinton isn’t crooked; she’s hunkered down May 29
Charles Krauthammer: Vietnam brings out realist in Obama’s policy  May 27
Dana Milbank: Ryan’s choice on Trump could determine GOP’s future  May 27
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Too right to get a like: Viewpoints: Is Facebook biased against conservative sites?
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Death by stigma: Viewpoints: Prince, like others, sought opioid treatment
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Eating the elephant: Viewpoints: How deep will Trump's bite on GOP be felt?
Trump appeal
Trump appeal: Viewpoints: Two views of GOP frontrunner's base of support

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Guest Commentary: Enforce speed limit on Silver Lake road   May 31
Other Voices / Jury trials: Supreme Court speaks out for fair trials   May 30
Viewpoints: A busted Maya theory unearths a media flaw   May 29
Commentary / Religious freedom: Political rhetoric drives attacks on Muslims   May 29
Garrison Keillor: Getting through next six months   May 29
Other Voices / Airport security: TSA’s awful airport lines reveal deeper problem   May 29
Guest commentary: ‘Low-barrier’ housing plan is too costly and open to abuse   May 28
Guest commentary: Three changes to county’s charter would let sunshine in   May 28
Other Voices: Impeaching IRS chief will solve nothing   May 26
Other views: Candidates should reconsider trade deal   May 24

More editorials

In Our View / Memorial Day weekend traffic: Be prepared or stay at home   May 27
In Our View / TSA airport screening: Flying? Take a book — or two   May 26
In Our View: Do park wildlife a favor; stay back   May 25
In Our View / Evaluating presidential candidates: Must move past 'likeability'   May 24
In Our View / Fisherman's Village Music Festival: Everett's festival a real catch   May 23
In Our View / Ads in the national parks: We are the parks’ sponsors   May 22
In Our View: Save KPLU effort nears its $7 million goal   May 20
In Our View: Advance Senate’s Zika funding package  May 19
In Our View: Renovation the best affordable option for county courthouse  May 18
In Our View / Wildfire season starts: Risking a summer of smoke   May 17
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