Unvaccinated risking others’ lives by flooding hospitals

The unvaccinated are the people most likely to contract the covid virus…

 

Check PDC website to see who’s giving to candidates

One factor I use when determining who to support for public office…

 

Comment: Why the number of people quitting jobs is good news

Employment ‘churn’ is driving higher wages and can break the economy out of its low-productivity trap.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Oct. 15

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

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Marysville schools’ rule on Thin Blue Line Flag inconsistent

In a letter to parents on Sept. 27, Dr. Chris Pearson, Marysville School District interim superintendent stated that all “Thin Blue Line” flags must be… Continue reading

Schwab: Don Trumpleone: Leave the lies, take the cannoli

Backed by his media wiseguys, a nationwide criminal organization moves to take down democracy.

Arlington City Council, Pos. 3: Nelson responsive to citizen concerns

Debora Nelson and her husband Bob were the first neighbors to welcome us when we moved to Arlington four years ago. Debora has since become… Continue reading

City of Snohomish mayor: Redmon has qualities of leader

In the Summer 2020 Snohomish publication, Mayor John Kartak writes that his job is not to lead and goes on to define “leadership” as “some… Continue reading

Comment: If U.S. defaults on debt, dollar and more will fall

The consequences of default include a devalued dollar, bank failures, recession and surging inflation.

Comment: Inflation may stick if job and wage growth don’t slow

History suggests at least one of the two must ease if inflation is going to return to the Fed’s target.

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Oct. 14

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

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The A-8 proposal for Everett City Council districts, which were approved by voters in 2018, will be presented for public input in six virtual meetings over a week starting Thursday, Sept. 10. (City of Everett)

Editorial: Everett’s future depends on voters’ council choices

With five seats on the ballot, and at least three new members, voter participation is key.

The A-8 proposal for Everett City Council districts, which were approved by voters in 2018, will be presented for public input in six virtual meetings over a week starting Thursday, Sept. 10. (City of Everett)

Mother Goose comic helped lighten Herald’s gloom and doom

The Herald is all gloom and doom and no fun anymore without Mother Goose and Grimm. I’m starting to feel like leaving it in the… Continue reading

Cancer kills more than covid, yet cigarettes are legal, taxed

Covid and cancer Cancer kills more, yet cigarettes legal Recently published, the No. 1 cause of death in Washington state is cancer. The newest annual… Continue reading

Comment: GOP toiled for years to stoke government distrust

We’re seeing the result with virulent opposition to common-sense calls for pandemic precautions.

Comment: Now 50, Starbucks set tone for coffeehouse culture

Studied by others — and not always to sell coffee — Starbucks set expectations for retail spaces.

Don’t dump; dispose of items properly

My wife and I took delivery of a new bed frame and mattress this last weekend. What became of the decrepit old box spring and… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Oct. 13

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

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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, a voter turns sideways as he eyes the opening of a ballot drop box before placing his ballot inside it in Seattle. A record number of voters participating in November's election was among Washington state's top stories for 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Editorial: Ballots are in the mail; mark ‘em and get ‘em in

Your vote in the Nov. 2 election will determine who represents your voice regarding local issues.

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, a voter turns sideways as he eyes the opening of a ballot drop box before placing his ballot inside it in Seattle. A record number of voters participating in November's election was among Washington state's top stories for 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Harrop: We can stop being world’s suckers on drug prices

Allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices would save billions and won’t limit drug availability.