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Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez, left, reacts with third base coach Manny Acta after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, July 4, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

M’s offense backs strong Flexen start for win over Padres

Julio Rodriguez homers again and Cal Raleigh drive four runs in an 8-2 victory.

 

Junelle Lewis, right, daughter Tamara Grigsby and son Jayden Hill sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” during Monroe’s Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Editorial: Happy Independence Days, America

Linked by history and promise, Juneteenth and the Fourth of July should be celebrated together.

 

Downtown Everett perfect location for Sorticulture

I was at Sorticulture this year and what a great turnout (“Sorticulture,…

 

No way to treat Lady Justice

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Saunders: U.S. policy luring people to risky border crossing

Providing amnesty to those who have previously crossed illegally will only lead to more deaths.

Comment: America’s 250th offers opportunity to look forward

The bicentennial in 1976 focused on America’s history. We can use the ‘semiquin’ in 2026 to look ahead.

Greater Seattle now has access to Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital's transgender and nonbinary programs that focus on family support.

Transgender and nonbinary supports now available to Greater Seattle

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital programs support both adolescents and their families

Greater Seattle now has access to Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital's transgender and nonbinary programs that focus on family support.
Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez is greeted in the dugout after he hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Rodriguez, Ray lead Mariners by lowly A’s

Seattle’s star rookie drive in both runs and Robbie Ray fans a season-high 12 batters.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez is greeted in the dugout after he hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Dream pull away in 3rd to beat Storm

Seattle never leads in a 90-76 loss to Atlanta.

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Comment: Cutting through the haze of FDA’s fight with Juul

The FDA wants to bar its e-cigarettes over a lack of data, but can vaping help adults quit smoking?

Comment: Making our celebration about ‘All Rights for All!’

A trio of 19th-century journalists demanded nothing less than an end to sexism, homophobia and racism.

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, July 3

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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, a man fishes for salmon in the Snake River above the Lower Granite Dam in Washington state. Three Republican U.S. House members from Washington state are criticizing Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., for opposing their legislation that would prevent the breaching of four dams on the Snake River to help improve endangered salmon runs. (Jesse Tinsley /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)

Editorial: Waiting could force bad choice on dams, salmon

Work should begin now to begin replacing what four dams on the Snake River provide.

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, a man fishes for salmon in the Snake River above the Lower Granite Dam in Washington state. Three Republican U.S. House members from Washington state are criticizing Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., for opposing their legislation that would prevent the breaching of four dams on the Snake River to help improve endangered salmon runs. (Jesse Tinsley /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)

Sullivan: Weekly 2 more newspapers close as ‘news desert’ grows

Without a reliable source of local news, false information spreads and democracy falters.

Will TripMate cover costs for trip canceled for medical reasons?

After Stanley Wales cancels his diving trip to Bonaire, he files a travel insurance claim with TripMate. What’s taking them so long to respond?

Seattle Mariners' Abraham Toro, center, is greeted by Julio Rodriguez, right, and Cal Raleigh, left, after Toro hit a single to score Marcus Wilson with the winning run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Late fireworks lead Mariners over Athetics

Justin Upton homers in the eighth and Abraham Toro hits walk-off single to give Seattle a 2-1 victory.

Seattle Mariners' Abraham Toro, center, is greeted by Julio Rodriguez, right, and Cal Raleigh, left, after Toro hit a single to score Marcus Wilson with the winning run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Comment: Celebrating independence while facing inequality

The 19th century essayist Paul Dunbar challenged white Americans to confront the racism borne from slavery.

Comment: Next big gun fight will focus on where to allow guns

The Supreme Court’s recent decision allows that guns can be resticted in ‘sensitive’ areas. What does that mean?