Carin Chase best choice to fill county council vacancy

The Salish Sea Chapter of the Federation of Democratic Women is proud…

 

Comment: In our blurt-it-out age, try some rural reticence

Being quick with an opinion — rather than sitting on the fence to watch and listen — may not be working for us.

 

Comment: Norman Rockwell’s economy is never coming back

Both Presidents Trump and Biden vowed to bring back manufacturing. There’s a better way for better jobs.

 

Comment: U.S. policy is responsible for Venezuelan refugees

Trump’s and Biden’s economic sanctions created the refugee crisis. The onus is on the U.S. to fix this.

County council job too demanding to split with legislative job

I am shocked that there is a possibility that two Snohomish County council members could serve on the council and the state Legislature at the… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 28

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

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State that opposes abortion but not death penalty is not pro-life

Currently 17 of the 21 states with highly restrictive or near total bans on abortion have the death penalty. Six of those states have performed… Continue reading

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Editorial: Return Duerr, Kloba to 1st District House seats

The two Democrats have been effective in passing legislation that serves residents’ needs.

2022 Election campaign buttons with the USA flag - Illustration

Comment: U.S. must broaden Iran policy beyond nuclear talks

The White House should address human rights and Iran’s activities in the Middle East and Africa.

Comment: What FBI’s history says about its Trump investigation

The FBI has the means and drive for counterintelligence work related to the Mar-a-Lago documents.

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Sept. 27

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

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10th LD, Pos. 1: Shavers best choice for all in district

Clyde Shavers, running for Position 1 in the 10th Legislative District, has my vote. I look for a person who can represent all people in… Continue reading

Burke: Ignore ‘horse race’ election coverage; stick to issues

Those issues, by making comparing records and policies, makes it easy to pick who deserves to win.

Comment: Declaring an ‘end’ to pandemics often prolongs them

While the worst may be past, history shows that such declarations limit still necessary public health efforts.

Comment: What works for Trump and Fox is poison for the GOP

Trump gets attention. Fox gets ratings. But Republicans think they can say any fool thing and still win.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Sept. 26

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

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Quiz Republican candidates on Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol attack

It is time for every candidate running for state or federal office to condemn the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, and the… Continue reading

Veterinary care difficult to find

I am new to this country, recently having moved here from Greece. There are nearly no veterinary services of experienced vets available. If you have… Continue reading

Comment: $250 million lawsuit against Trump may be only start

The civil lawsuit alleges fraud, but it could lead to an IRS investigation and criminal charges.

Seth McCoard, of Townshend, Vt., gets a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot during a vaccine clinic held by Rescue Inc. at Leland & Gray Middle and High School, in Townshend, Vt., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

Comment: Is covid-19 pandemic over? The answer is yes, but …

A health expert, an economist and an education professor walk into the question of where covid has left us.

Seth McCoard, of Townshend, Vt., gets a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot during a vaccine clinic held by Rescue Inc. at Leland & Gray Middle and High School, in Townshend, Vt., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)