Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Oct. 18

A sketchy look at the day in politics.


Editorial: Send I-940 back to Legislature for better bill

A new standard for officer-involved shootings is needed, but lawmakers need a second try at a bill.


I-1639 is about gun safety, not confiscation

I just don’t get it: Why does the NRA keep saying that…


Ignatius: Brooding Saudi crown prince scrambles for scapegoat

MBS has moved against dissenters before; this time concealing a journalist’s fate won’t be as easy.

Milbank: Warren took Trump’s bait, led into culture war trap

Warren’s DNA test to show some Indian heritage allows Trump to again divide us by race and ethnicity.

Parker: Warren’s DNA test should allow her, Trump to move on

Considering our common ancestry, our heritage ought to matter as much as our astrological signs.

People are the problem, not guns

Matt Vadnal’s Oct. 11 letter to the editor (“Former deputy prosecutor gives perspective on I-1639,”) regarding his “conversion” from a gun owner and NRA member… Continue reading

Rancourt would be firm, fair District Court judge

I am writing to encourage citizens to vote for Jennifer Rancourt for Snohomish County District Court, Cascade Division. I am a former United States Attorney… Continue reading

Dave Paul will work for 10th Legislative District

I am voting for Dave Paul for 10th District representative, because Rep. Dave Hayes no longer cares about doing his job. I contacted Hayes’ office… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Oct. 17

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

I-1631’s carbon fee will go to good use

This letter is in response to the Oct. 7 letter to the editor by Ken George on, decrying Initiative 1631 as “just another tax.” First… Continue reading

Milbank: Prince Jared’s fairytale bromance with Salmanella

The silent prince thought he found a charming reformer, but at least he has money.

Mill Creek City Council should have realized problems earlier

At the Oct. 2 meeting of the Mill Creek City Council, City Manager Rebecca Polizzotto was terminated “without cause” by an unanimous vote of the… Continue reading

Sen. Liias puts people first in 21st Legislative District

I am writing to urge voters to reelect Marko Liias to the state Senate from the 21st Legislative District. Sen. Liias has been representing us… Continue reading

Thiessen: Democrats’ attacks on Kavanaugh may lose them Senate

The attacks on the court nominee may have turned races in states Democrats might have picked up.

All on one page, election-related editorial board interviews

We recorded a selection of discussions with candidates and ballot-measure proponents and opponents.

Big Oil’s opposition to I-1631 is to protect its profits

Look who is spending millions of dollars on TV advertisements and mailers opposing the Clean Air Clean Energy Initiative 1631: Big Oil including Chevron, Tesoro,… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Oct. 16

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Editorial: Smith, Hayes for 10th Legislative District

Smith has championed privacy and the environment. Hayes’ law enforcement background informs his work.

Harrop: Toys R Us playing games with its fired employees

Trying to shed its debt and $75 million owed in severance, its equity firms want to re-launch it.