Comment: Just who are anti-trans bills trying to save?

The Pretend LGBTQ Kids Don’t Exist Act would sound, I dunno, too delusional?

 

Comment: The libertarian case against voting restrictions

The ballot — nearly the only say Americans have in the laws they follow — is the last place for obstacles.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, April 10

A sketchy look at the news of the day.

 

Letter’s criticism of Democrats, liberals make no sense

This is in regard to a March 25 letter to the editor regarding Democrats and liberals: Fearing that the Democrats, or maybe he means Democratic… Continue reading

Schwab: Things have changed when GOP can’t keep donors in line

Corporations are people and money is speech, except when it’s not a Republican talking point.

Are take-out orders slowing dine-in service?

We’ve finally gotten to the point where we can venture out and walk into a local establishment that we’ve enjoyed for years after waiting for… Continue reading

Comment: Why is the GOP picking fights with Big Business?

Republicans’ recent scuffles with corporations continue its quest to find issues to run on in 2022.

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, April 9

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

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An architectual illustration shows the proposed Learning Resource Center at Everett Community College. The centerAn architectual illustration shows the proposed Learning Resource Center at Everett Community College. The center would replace the college's Libary Media Center, built in 1988. The Senate capital budget proposal allocates $48 million for its construction, while the House budget includes no funding for it. (Courtesy of Everett Community College) would replace the college's

Editorial: Capital budget a bipartisan boost for communities

House and Senate proposals are substantial and needed, but final talks should secure an EvCC project.

An architectual illustration shows the proposed Learning Resource Center at Everett Community College. The centerAn architectual illustration shows the proposed Learning Resource Center at Everett Community College. The center would replace the college's Libary Media Center, built in 1988. The Senate capital budget proposal allocates $48 million for its construction, while the House budget includes no funding for it. (Courtesy of Everett Community College) would replace the college's

While county admin offices are closed, courts are open

We were surprised to see a letter to the editor on March 30 alleging that the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett was closed. We think… Continue reading

Comment: A (muted) cheer for earmarks’ return to Congress

Congress has its problems, but removing earmarks hasn’t been the curative that many sold it as.

Comment: Hey, Republicans! There’s no crying in baseball

MLB’s All-Star Game move may irk GOP fans, but it was a refreshing decision by the most conservative sport.

Commentary: Lawmakers should adopt proposed policing reforms

Four bills would make needed changes to law enforcement to enhance accountability and public safety.

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, April 8

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

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Glass art by Merrilee Moore is seen at the Sorticulture Festival in Everett on Friday, June 9, 2017.

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Editorial: A return to live events if covid’s spell is broken

Everett’s Sorticulture, July 4th and other events are on the calendar, but infections need better control.

Ian Terry / The Herald

Glass art by Merrilee Moore is seen at the Sorticulture Festival in Everett on Friday, June 9, 2017.

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Comment: Prosecuting misdemeanors may be increasing crime

A criminal record and its consequences can increase the likelihood of future criminal activity.

Comment: What to make of diverse regional approaches to covid

Our red and blue politics doesn’t appear to explain why some states are more cautious than others.

Current law on suspeding driver’s licenses protects safety

Carmen Best, former Seattle police chief, has it dead wrong in her March 29 supporting Senate Bill 5226 (“Failure to pay traffic ticket shouldn’t cost… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, April 7

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

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If felons get right to vote back, same should go for guns

A March 30 letter to the editor regarding the need to restore voting rights to felons said the state Legislature has passed House Bill 1078… Continue reading