Catholic bishops ruling on communion avoids abortion issue

U.S. Catholic bishops of the U.S. ended a nearly year long debate…

 

Comment: Confronting racism here will take real effort

As dangerous as racism is in Snohomish County, denying its presence here is even more damaging.

 

Comment: Federal Child Tax Credit reducing poverty; for now

Its extension in the Build Back Better bill must pass the Senate to ensure a brighter future for kids.

 

Consequences of lies, fear have proved deadly before

at least when I think of radicals on both the right… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Nov. 28

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School-age lead Emilee Swenson pulls kids around in a wagon at Tomorrow’s Hope child care center on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 in Everett, Washington. A shortage of child care workers prompted HopeWorks, a nonprofit, to expand its job training programs. Typically, the programs help people with little or no work experience find a job. The new job training program is for people interested in becoming child care workers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Editorial: Everett must make most of pandemic windfall

Using federal funds, the mayor’s office has outlined $20.7M in projects to address covid’s impacts.

School-age lead Emilee Swenson pulls kids around in a wagon at Tomorrow’s Hope child care center on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 in Everett, Washington. A shortage of child care workers prompted HopeWorks, a nonprofit, to expand its job training programs. Typically, the programs help people with little or no work experience find a job. The new job training program is for people interested in becoming child care workers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

State should end animal fur trade

It is far past time that Washington state bans animal fur sales and fur farms. A coalition of groups passionate about animal protection are working… Continue reading

Seraphine Warren cries as she talks about her missing aunt, Navajo rug weaver Ella Mae Begay, while holding a rug made by Begay at her home in Tooele, Utah, on Sept. 23, 2021. Begay, 62, disappeared in June, one of thousands of missing Indigenous women across the U.S. The extensive coverage of the Gabby Petito case is renewing calls to also shine a spotlight on missing people of color. (AP Photo/Lindsay Whitehurst)

Viewpoints: Indigenous people don’t disappear; they’re ignored

Spotty data and media bias have delayed justice for missing and murdered Indigenous people.

Seraphine Warren cries as she talks about her missing aunt, Navajo rug weaver Ella Mae Begay, while holding a rug made by Begay at her home in Tooele, Utah, on Sept. 23, 2021. Begay, 62, disappeared in June, one of thousands of missing Indigenous women across the U.S. The extensive coverage of the Gabby Petito case is renewing calls to also shine a spotlight on missing people of color. (AP Photo/Lindsay Whitehurst)

Comment: 5 supply chain myths show problem’s complexity

It won’t be quickly solved by self-driving trucks, moving parts-making back to the U.S. or other suggestions.

Comment: Political phrases, like ‘Let’s go, Brandon,’ slippery

They allow for caustic language to go mainstream, but often are co-opted by those on the other side.

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Dan Hazen: Climate migration gets thoughts moving on cause

We’re watching plants and animals head to healthier climes, but should corporations get the blame?

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Nov. 27

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Kathy Coffey Solberg: Holidays can be source, fix to pressure

The season can add to our sense of being overwhelmed, but it also offers ways to cope with that feeling.

Kathy Coffey Soberg

ASB gives students a voice at school

As someone who is a senator for a local high school in its Associated Student Body, I can tell you: the ASB has a big… Continue reading

College degree isn’t everything; all jobs are important

First off, I am not a Republican, nor am I any longer calling myself a Democrat. In multiple publications and on the internet I have… Continue reading

Comment: Ahmaud Arbery was victim of his own optimism

The Black jogger believed he had nothing to fear, until confronted by three white men and a shotgun.

Comment: Military families’ plights make case for family leave

Caring for ailing military members at home requires help for working spouses that paid family leave could provide.

Comment: Working world’s gender gap persists, study confirms

Women often earn better performance ratings but are promoted less often because of perceived lower potential.

Don’t equate basic economic fairness with Marxism

I’ve written many, many letters to this esteemed publication for a long time. And the theme of my beliefs is a very liberal morality that… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Nov. 26

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

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