Letters

Teachers who are willing to carry firearms should be allowed

Beverly Hoback, in her guest commentary in the March 4 Herald, is right to understand that she cannot be responsible for the safety of students… Continue reading

We have right use weapons to protect ourselves

Another mass-killing at a gun-free (easy target) school has occurred, and the gun-haters and their brainwashed cowardly sheep are once again insanely blaming every illogical… Continue reading

Legislature’s maneuver with bills seems deceptive

First, to address the most recent travesty of our state Legislature in passing (under cover of darkness) their desire to exempt themselves from various records… Continue reading

Liberal meltdown hasn’t stopped President Trump’s agenda

It has been so much fun watching the liberal meltdown over the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. The left cannot… Continue reading

Sultan students plan to join walkout against gun violence

I am a junior attending Sultan High School. As you already know, on Feb. 14, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida there… Continue reading

Would a company tolerate President Trump’s actions?

Although arguably misplaced, the economic frustration many feel helped propel Donald Trump into office, hoping a supposedly successful businessman might turn things around. And at… Continue reading

Union dues support benefits for workers

I would like to respond to Marc A. Thiessen’s March 2 column. (“High court can hand workers choice on union support”). This is clearly an… Continue reading

Becoming obvious that Trump had help from Russians

In light of the criminal charges revealed on Feb. 16 by special counsel Robert Mueller for election meddling, anyone who still sees the investigation as… Continue reading

We all must get involved to aid our country

I believe what is happening in our country is due to the lack of involvement of the people. How can we expect to have a… Continue reading

NRA’s board should fire LaPierre

It’s time for the NRA’s board of directors to use the “three strikes and you’re out” rule and fire Wayne LaPierre. Strike 1: His solution… Continue reading

Time to stand with students on gun violence

Stand with students! The time is here for sensible gun control. Please join the students and community in the #MarchForOurLives on March 24 with a… Continue reading

Commercial service at Paine Field will mean more jobs

Thanks to County Executive Dave Somers and select Snohomish County Council members, plans are proceeding at Snohomish County Airport at Paine Field to provide limited… Continue reading

Failures of officials led to deaths in Parkland, Florida

The school shooting that took 17 lives in Parkland, Florida, was an example of the failure of government on several levels, the school board and… Continue reading

Big Pharma bigger threat than the NRA

Several times now I have read, in The Herald and in other sources, that the NRA is the largest lobby in the country. This is… Continue reading

Gun owners need to take back leadership of NRA

I remember the feminists burning their bras, and the Vietnam War protesters burning their draft cards. Where are the NRA members burning their membership cards?… Continue reading

More gun laws won’t solve the underlying problems

Having spent 35 years as a manager in a major corporation, I can state without reservation that corporate executives rarely consider the root cause of… Continue reading

Trump had his chance to face gunfire during Vietnam War

I watched Trump address the state governors last month. One of the topics he covered was the Florida school shooting. He talked about the three… Continue reading

NRA’s attack on students disgusting

I cannot remember watching a spectacle as disgusting and reprehensible as the current NRA assault against students who have witnessed many of their friends and… Continue reading

Seniors deserve an exemption from school property taxes

It’s a shame that citizens that have lived in Snohomish County their whole lives and have paid property taxes for 35 or more years are… Continue reading

Vast majority of semi-automatic firearms are not a problem

Can we please set aside the hysteria and hyperbole regarding gun violence? The AR-15 is not a military weapon; it only looks like an AR-16,… Continue reading