Comment: Biden can do lot of little things to fight inflation

Moves like resuming student loan payments and ending Trump’s tariffs can add up to lower inflation.

 

Comment: Racism that killed 10 in Buffalo has deep roots here

Only by confronting the racism that has animated white U.S. politics for generations can we address the problem.

 

County not treating property owners fairly in negotiations

I’m writing to bring awareness to a Snohomish County road project, and…

 

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, May 17

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

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The COVID-19 ward at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in May 2020. (Andy Bronson / Herald file) 20200519

Editorial: Even after 1 million deaths, covid fight isn’t over

Most of us have put away masks, but case counts are rising again and vigilance is still paramount.

The COVID-19 ward at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in May 2020. (Andy Bronson / Herald file) 20200519

Now is not the time to increase fossil fuel production, use

The war in Ukraine has caused a dramatic increase in the price of oil and natural gas. Some are using this situation to call for… Continue reading

Boeing breaking pledge made after Jan. 6 insurrection

A week after the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, Boeing released a statement that it would support only politicians who “not only support our company but… Continue reading

Comment: Most of our leaders haven’t a clue about motherhood

Which explains the simplistic logic heard regarding the formula shortage and the pending abortion ruling.

Comment: Vice President Harris breaking a lot of Senate ties

What the 50-50 Senate— and where its moderates fall on votes — means for this Senate and the next.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, May 16

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Glad to see a moderate Republican in House race

I for one was very glad to see Sam Low, a moderate, running against Robert Sutherland for the state legislative race in the 39th District… Continue reading

Harrop: New York’s Mayor Adams leader the Democrats need

Adams approaches crime and homelessness as he does his party’s left: directly and with no apologies.

Saunders: The big difference between protest and intimidation

Efforts to intimidate members of the Supreme Court go against rules of civility and democratic standards.

There’s plenty of good news in The Herald

The home screen on my phone is a picture of a book with part of the page turned, and says “Turn the Page.” Like anything,… Continue reading

Abortion doesn’t have to be listed in Constitution to be a right

I am writing this in response to a recent letter to the editor that compared reproductive choice to his right to carry a gun. No,… Continue reading

Comment: Making sure youths, employers both get what’s needed

Meeting their shared goals for credentials after high school needs greater effort after the pandemic.

Comment: Saving planet matters more than saving a few birds

Why are we concerned about turbines killing birds and not about the neighborhood cats?

Commentary: A fence around the court a painful metaphor

Our courts are meant to protect our justice and our liberty. Instead, we’ve had to wrap them in metal.

Disappointed in process, outcome of Catholic parishes’ merger

I have been a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish for more than 64 years. Over the years I have done my “time,… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, May 15

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