Letters

This is how a stable president acts?

While claiming mental stability along with intellectual “genius” status, President Trump shows increasingly disturbing signs of gross mental instability. His expletive-infused reference to virtually a… Continue reading

Homeowners should get price they ask for

I have been following the coverage on the Everett School District using eminent domain to take under 7 acres from residents. This just sickens me… Continue reading

Unhelpful for John Rosemond to deny mental health issues

As a parent who had to watch her child suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a living hell, I take extreme exception to John Rosemond’s… Continue reading

We need to heed warning regarding nuclear weapons

Thank you for shedding light on the life’s work of Daniel Ellsberg (“A nuclear war planner’s warning to U.S. and world,” Jan. 14 Herald editorial).… Continue reading

Everett School District should be generous to property owners

I was saddened to read the Jan. 11 article in The Herald about the hardships the Everett School Disrtrict has imposed on the families it… Continue reading

Tribal casinos should cater to nonsmokers

An article in Jan. 9 Herald mentioned that the adult smoking rate across our country is at or about 15 percent of the adult population.… Continue reading

Funding for Children’s Health Insurance Plan must be restored

The health and well-being of 9 million children are at risk! It’s been more than 100 days since the GOP leadership in Congress let the… Continue reading

Would Norwegians want to move to Trump’s America?

President Trump asks, in referring to immigrants from Africa, why would we want to accept “all these people from shithole countries?” Rather, he says, invite… Continue reading

Housing projects depend on capital budget passage by Jan. 17

Communities throughout Snohomish County and around the state are struggling with an affordable housing and homelessness crisis. Yet funding to build income-restricted homes was held… Continue reading

Where did man who shot, killed deputy get his gun?

Excuse me if you heard this before: “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”… Continue reading

AG’s proposed assault weapon ban violates state Constitution

Once again Bob Ferguson is insisting on punishing law abiding Washingtonians by coercing them with the threat of armed agents of the state should they… Continue reading

Rep. DelBene is too rich to represent our district

We need to make Congress normal again. Right now, that’s just not the case. More than half of Congress is made up of millionaires and… Continue reading

Agency project relies on state grant, capital budget

Imagine this: you make it to mile 22 of a marathon, only for the race to be cancelled. That’s what we at Compass Health and… Continue reading

Education’s share of lottery funding is too small

Why is the amount of funds from the Washington State Lottery that go to public education limited to only 18.8 percent? The winners get 62.2… Continue reading

Tracking bracelet for Alzheimer’s patients a life-saver

The article in the Jan. 9 Herald about the missing man with Alzheimer’s broke my heart. Shortly after my husband was diagnosed with dementia, there… Continue reading

If Trump has to tell us he’s a genius, is he?

I have never considered myself to be the sharpest knife in the drawer. However, after 70-plus years on this planet, I have made a few… Continue reading

Let’s take a closer look at Trump’s accomplishments

Trump was given credit for a great first year in office in a Jan. 7 letter to the editor. Let’s review: To start with, he… Continue reading

A president’s influence is pretty limited

Please never stop printing letters from your readers. They are inevitably more hilarious to read than not. It is just plain unbelievable how uniformed and/or… Continue reading

County needs to better enforce its growth controls

Tom Campbell’s Jan. 7 guest commentary in The Herald, (“Time is now to make sure growth meets our wishes.”) points out many of the development… Continue reading

A strong EPA protects our views, air

Every time I cross the U.S. 2 trestle and see Mount Baker on one side and Mount Rainier on the other, with the glorious Cascades… Continue reading