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Comment: Count on abortion returning to the ballot in 2024

The issue will be before voters in candidates’ positions and in direct ballot measures regarding access.

 

Comment: Every empty chair speaks to need for gun control

You’re weary of reading about families’ losses to shootings. Reporters are weary of writing about them.

 

Comment: Musk’s Twitter polls neither voice of people or God

Musk is using the self-selected and easily skewed polls as cover for his whims about who to allow back.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Nov. 29

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Macro photo of tooth wheel mechanism with imprinted RECEIVE, GIVE concept words

Editorial: Using care and caring on Giving Tuesday

Donations of money and time support work of charities. The times call for wise use of your dollars.

Macro photo of tooth wheel mechanism with imprinted RECEIVE, GIVE concept words

Harrop: Fauci’s good deeds punished with mockery, needless deaths

As a long, storied career ends, Anthony Fauci deserves better than he heard from covid skeptics.

Everett bike lanes important part of transportation system

I disagree with a recent letter to the editor criticizing bike lanes on Madison Street in Everett (“Madison Street project in Everett will include bike… Continue reading

Supportive team leaders are a key part of life at HopeWorks - photo curtesy of HopeWorks
Supportive team leaders are a key part of life at HopeWorks - photo curtesy of HopeWorks
A floating offshore wind turbine platform is part of a six-turbine, 50 megawatt wind farm off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland. (Starkraft)

Editorial: Answer for environment, maritime jobs blowing in wind

Floating offshore wind farms could be a boon for maritime employers like Everett’s Dunlap Towing.

A floating offshore wind turbine platform is part of a six-turbine, 50 megawatt wind farm off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland. (Starkraft)
Using quartz, granite and recycled glass engineered surfaces, Granite Transformations' etherium by E-Stone surfaces are heat, stain, scratch, mold and mildew resistant. Photo courtesy Granite Transformations

In the world of home renos, this origin story reveals a real hero

Whether it’s the latest Marvel heroine or the villain you love to hate in your favorite novel, everyone loves a good origin story. Just ask… Continue reading

Using quartz, granite and recycled glass engineered surfaces, Granite Transformations' etherium by E-Stone surfaces are heat, stain, scratch, mold and mildew resistant. Photo courtesy Granite Transformations

Comment: Kids face daunting gap for behavioral health services

The U.S. needs five times as many child psychiatrists and schools need more counselors.

Comment: To change gun culture, look to cigarettes, seat belts

The changing of attitudes toward both seemed unlikely at first. Bit by bit, however, the ground shifted.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Nov. 28

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Saunders: In name of health, one state tracked residents’ phones

Massachusetts wanted to track covid but didn’t tell people it was monitoring people’s phones.

Comment: Capital gains tax will give back to kids, families

The tax, passed in 2021, will help fund child care, preschool and K-12 education programs families need.

Comment: Future of Native sovereignty and children at stake

A Supreme Court case threatens to continue the harms of boarding schools on tribal culture.

FILE - Activists hold signs for 1.5 degrees Celsius for Peace during a session at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Nov. 17, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

Comment: Why the world must keep its goal of 1.5 alive

The pace of efforts to reduce carbon emissions may not meet the 1.5 C limit set. Here’s what’s needed.

FILE - Activists hold signs for 1.5 degrees Celsius for Peace during a session at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Nov. 17, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
Screen printed dish towels available at Madrona Supply Company on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 in Clinton, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Do some good along with your Christmas shopping

Head across the Sound to Whidbey Island for gift-buying with a do-gooder spirit

Screen printed dish towels available at Madrona Supply Company on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 in Clinton, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Double-billed by Avis for a van returned after hours

When Robert Cipriani returns his Avis minivan, he expects to pay $1,770. Instead, Avis charges him twice. What happened, and how can he get his money back?

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Nov. 27

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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