Comment: Low-carbon fuel standard is too costly and won’t work

Similar standards in California and Oregon have increased fuel prices but haven’t reduced emissions.

 

Comment: Pop culture’s role in confronting racism

The introduction of a Black character in ‘Peanuts’ in 1968 sparked inclusion in other popular media.

 

Comment: Post-covid, work-from-home advocates face challenges

Employers may seem open to hybrid arrangements, but those may prove to be the worst of both worlds.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, April 15

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Harrop: QAnon beliefs should bar followers from teaching

It’s not about politics; it’s about whether someone so divorced from reality should teach children.

Comment: Build-to-rent could be affordable housing solution

Building neighborhoods of single-family and higher-density homes could get past NIMBY objections.

Comment: Media again key to ending voting rights filibuster

TV newsman Roger Mudd’s daily reports in 1964 kept the Civil Rights Act filibuster in public view.

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, April 14

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FILE - In this undated photo, provided by NY Governor's Press Office on Saturday March 27, 2021, is the new "Excelsior Pass" app, a digital pass that people can download to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine have become the latest flash point in America’s perpetual political wars, with Republicans portraying them as a heavy-handed intrusion into personal freedom and private health choices. (NY Governor's Press Office via AP, File)

Editorial: Vaccine passports can nudge more toward immunity

Used to persuade rather than exclude, the passports could increase access to businesses and venues.

FILE - In this undated photo, provided by NY Governor's Press Office on Saturday March 27, 2021, is the new "Excelsior Pass" app, a digital pass that people can download to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine have become the latest flash point in America’s perpetual political wars, with Republicans portraying them as a heavy-handed intrusion into personal freedom and private health choices. (NY Governor's Press Office via AP, File)

Edmonds school levy will fund important building upgrades

Last year was extraordinarily challenging, so I’m glad to see students and community return to schools and playfields. At the start of the pandemic, the… Continue reading

Rants and raves over the crisis at the southern border

Rant to border officials who tried to prevent pictures of the current conditions of immigrants at the border. Rave to Ted Cruz and others for… Continue reading

Comment: State can lead the switch to electric vehicles

Legislation will set a specific goal for EV sales by making sure infrastructure is in place.

Comment: Biden’s two-track economy addresses work divide

The U.S. is facing challenges as work splits further between making things and caring for people.

Comment: Right-wing media’s ‘no angel’ narrative needs to end

Implying Derek Chauvin’s innocence by blaming George Floyd for his own death is a long-practiced trope.

Comment: We built roads for Henry Ford; do the same for EVs

Biden’s infrastructure plans for electric vehicles are how we keep up with technological change.

Downtown Everett needs public restrooms

I wholeheartedly agree with Trgyve Anderson’s and Pastor Jeremy Fuerst’s letter to the editor of April 2; there should be restroom facilities paid for with… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, April 13

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Eric Brossard displays his commemorative Drug Court graduation coin that reads, "I came with hope, worked and learned. I have a new life. A life that I've earned." (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Editorial: Court ruling requires focus on addiction treatment

A court decision allows for a more effective and affordable solution to substance use disorder.

Eric Brossard displays his commemorative Drug Court graduation coin that reads, "I came with hope, worked and learned. I have a new life. A life that I've earned." (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Burke: Cherishing the oceans within and Salish Sea outside

If you haven’t heard the name Salish Sea, here’s what it means and why it’s important.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, April 12

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