Adopt a pet or give to support local animal shelters

Approximately 6.5 million pets go through animal shelters every year. Shelters are on the front lines saving millions of pets. That’s why the first full… Continue reading

Eugene Robinson is biased — toward fact, decency

A letter writer in the Oct. 29 Herald would have the newspaper drop Eugene Robinson’s column for bias. Since every one of God’s children has… Continue reading

Families would pay for rich’s tax cuts under GOP plan

Republicans in Congress are trying to push through a tax bill that would be detrimental to the families in our community and our local economy.… Continue reading

Minimum wage law excludes some from jobs

We often hear discussions about “living wage” legislation. It sounds so fair and compassionate. Those laws also kill jobs! Living wage means jobs for some… Continue reading

Buzz showed poor taste in joke about shooting

A few days ago The Buzz made a joke about the Las Vegas shooting. Really? This is beyond poor taste, it’s the low of low.… Continue reading

Corporations should share their profits with workers

I have a question for the Republicans who think that sharing the wealth is a bad thing. When Bill Gates started Microsoft, he offered stock… Continue reading

Education fund helps children around the world

My nieces have had many fun and educational experiences at the Imagine Children’s Museum in Everett. Wouldn’t it be great if children all over the… Continue reading

Everett’s older buildings are important to city

Regarding the 2501 building on 25th Street and Colby Avenue, I am an 11th-grader at Everett High and I love the beautiful, old apartment building… Continue reading

Government addicted to tax and fee increases

whether it is city, county, state or federal — do as “We the… Continue reading

Taxpayers will pay for Trump’s war

It is most important that the rest of the country realize that Donald Trump just won’t be happy until he gets to have his own… Continue reading

Herald’s campaign coverage biased against Tuohy

I have been reading the Herald in hopes of receiving some unbiased information on Everett’s two mayoral candidates. I find myself dismally disillusioned by political… Continue reading

Commentary: Do we have Constitution’s ‘well-regulated militia’?

Government has the power to better regulate firearms without infringing on the rights of citizens.

Don’t trade tax cuts for cuts to federal worker benefits

As a member of the federal community who served our country for years, I am deeply concerned that my hard-earned benefits will be cut to… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Nov. 3

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

Fear of firearms amounts to paranoia

In response to Cris Larson’s Oct. 19 letter to the editor, I would like to respond. Cris Larson has no earthly idea about guns, rights,… Continue reading

Federal tax cuts will add $1.5 trillion to national debt

I thought I went deaf this year because I haven’t heard the national debt mentioned much after hearing about it incessantly in years previous. Now… Continue reading

If senators feel they were duped on ST3, that’s their fault

The Oct. 24 Herald story, “Report faults Sound Transit,” is typical Monday morning quarterbacking! The idea put forth by state Sens. Mike Padden and Steve… Continue reading

So-called ‘war on Christmas’ a trumped-up controversy

I find it very comical and humorous that President Trump is actually insinuating that the left is waging a war on Christmas, or the term… Continue reading

Concealed-carry permit holders are law-abiding

Concealed carry permit holders are the most law-abiding citizens in the U.S. A report by The Crime Prevention Research Center notes that it is “very… Continue reading

Don’t pretend pets are service animals

In regards to Leah Rosetti’s commentary on service dogs in the Oct. 21 Herald: First, thank you, Ms. Rosetti for your service to our country.… Continue reading