Commentary: Finding a way forward on Casino Road

To help the Everett neighborhood’s residents out of poverty, provide them skills and resources they need.


Commentary: Do we give pets, other animals space they need?

A new state law regarding the treatment of poultry is an example of changes regarding animal rights.


Commentary: Making the rich poor won’t help middle class

What the middle class needs is more security and assurances for their well-being; not revenge.


Credit should go to partners of Connect Casino Road

Regarding the Connect Casino Road initiative mentioned in a commentary in Sunday’s Herald, “Finding a way forward on Casino Road,” while I appreciate the intent… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Nov. 19

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

Rubin: Democratic hopefuls should heed Obama’s advice

Medicare for All and similar policies aren’t flying with moderates. Does that explain Warren’s retreat?

Speak up at Lake Stevens City Council meeting about Costco

The Costco warehouse store and gas station proposed at 20th Street and Highway 9 in Lake Stevens will have severe major negative traffic impacts on… Continue reading

There is danger in revealing whistleblower’s name

Regarding the Nov. 11 Debra J. Saunders commentary regarding the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower (“There’s good reason to identify the whistleblower”): As any police force will tell… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Nov. 18

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

Saunders: The conceit of courage in an age of impeachment

There’s no courage in supporting impeachment; there would be in putting trust in the 2020 voters.

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Nov. 17

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

  • Nov 17, 2019

Editorial: Voters spoke, but I-976 must get court review

Too much is at stake to allow the measure to gut transportation revenue without a constitutional vetting.

Viewpoints: Pick a side, America: Law-and-order or conspiracy

Which ‘frame’ of the impeachment issues is accepted may determine the outcome of the process.

Commentary: Amazon’s klutzy politicking backfires in Seattle

Barging into Seattle City Council races, Amazon handed the race to those who are now ready to tax it.

Candidate’s win in Lynnwood an encouraging sign

Even though affirmative action measure Referendum 88 failed in the recent vote, I want to thank the citizens of Lynnwood for making affirmative action happen… Continue reading

Stick with the gas tax for transportation revenue

Now that the voting, taxpaying public has spoken regarding I-976 and $30 car tabs, I might offer some insight to the state, and in particular… Continue reading

Climate change or not, pollution is harmful and must stop

The recent letter to the editor, ” Clean air causing global warming,” was very interesting, although I wonder where the writer gets his facts. I… Continue reading

Commentary: Congress, stop ducking and free the ‘dreamers’

Before the Supreme Court rules — unleashing dire consequences — Congress must act as it has long promised.

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Nov. 16

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

Schwab: Even the memes seem to be on the side of impeachment

More than any event, impeachment exposes political hypocrisy. Will it finally expose Trump’s corruption?