Comment: Hybrid plan to reopen school may be riskiest

Such plans may actually increase contacts and transmission among students, teachers and community.

 

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Aug. 15

A sketchy look at the news of the day.

 

Pettus name has a new meaning because of John Lewis

I want to thank Conrad Thompson for his recent letter about John…

 

Praise for an Everett record store merchant

I have known Gordy Arlin and he has been my friend since 1992. Not only is Gordy, owner of Bargain CDs, Records and Tapes in… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2020

Schwab: Sensing his loss, Trump ‘goes postal’ on voting rights

If you can’t win a mail-in election, defund the post office and cart away the mailboxes.

44th LD, House, Pos. 2: James has integrity, compassion

It is an honor of mine to recommend Mark James as our state representative for the 44th Legislative District. Mark currently serves on the Marysville… Continue reading

Comment: Covid’s spread may involve more than ‘bad’ behavior

We’re seeing differences among states in how covid has flowed and ebbed. We need to learn why.

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Aug. 14

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

Editorial: Court order a threat to law that protects press

Seattle news outlets have been ordered to turn over photos and video to police; it’s a dangerous move.

Partisans are behind attacks of Snohomish mayor, citizens

A recent letter to the editor accused Mayor John Kartak of poor leadership. In my opinion, the mayors showing poor leadership are the mayors of… Continue reading

Who would protesters call if they were picketed?

I was just wondering how Kshama Sawant or any of the other left-wing politicians from Seattle would like it if a couple hundred well-armed right-wingers… Continue reading

Without action by Congress, wave of evictions looms

Millions of low-income renters face the threat of eviction and homelessness unless Congress acts soon. COVID-19 has cost more 40 million Americans their jobs. When… Continue reading

Commentary: Boeing-Airbus trade dispute is a pointless relic

The question of who gave what aid years ago feels silly when the pandemic has crippled air travel.

Are vacation spots responsible for virus tranmission?

While Washington state sees viral growth from improper group gatherings at resorts, lakes and beaches, no one is looking at out-of-state destinations that also present… Continue reading

Comment: During Covid, cancer patients now face lonely fight

Cancer patients and their families are forced to adapt to harsh complications for an already difficult fight.

Comment: Harris’ elevation to ticket has been long time coming

Following many women before her in politics, Harris could deliver final blow to the glass ceiling.

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Aug. 13

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

Experience shows security for mail-in ballots

President Trump has shared concerns and threats about the validity of mail-in voting. I was a long-term absentee voter before Washington state went full mail-in… Continue reading

Loss of parking from road project will hurt Lynnwood business

The gas tax pays for Washington roads. bridges, tunnels and ferries, so good mechanics play an essential part in maintaining our taxation system. Precision Tune… Continue reading

Minimum wage denies access to ladder of success

The ladders to success is a taboo subject, apparently. It has to do with work and work ethics. Mike Rowe of the “Dirty Jobs” television… Continue reading