Cities in region aren’t protecting livability for residents

Residents from cities north of Seattle are feeling the pressure to expand.…

 

Comment: County farmland holds signs of devastating tsunami

Sometime between 800 and 980 A.D., a massive tsunami swept Puget Sound. We should prepare for another.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Sept. 26

A sketchy look at the news of the day.

 

Interior of Tulalip Indian School with students demonstrating learning procedures.  Possibly taken May 13, 1914 for a photo exhibit shown at the Panama Exposition. (J.A. Juleen / Everett Public Library's Northwest History Room)

Editorial: Getting to the truth of Tulalip boarding school

As with other Indian boarding schools in the U.S., a local school left an equally disturbing legacy.

Interior of Tulalip Indian School with students demonstrating learning procedures.  Possibly taken May 13, 1914 for a photo exhibit shown at the Panama Exposition. (J.A. Juleen / Everett Public Library's Northwest History Room)

The pandemic proved the need for broadband access. A bill before the House can deliver that lifeline.

By Chris Roberts / For The Herald A couple days before my mother died from complications due to covid-19, a very kind aide was able… Continue reading

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland moves to speak during a ceremony at the U.S. Army's Carlisle Barracks, in Carlisle, Pa., Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania were headed home to Rosebud Sioux tribal lands in South Dakota on Wednesday after a ceremony returning them to relatives. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Viewpoints: Reckoning with history of Indian boarding schools

A system that separated families to destroy culture and take land demands accountability, not pity.

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland moves to speak during a ceremony at the U.S. Army's Carlisle Barracks, in Carlisle, Pa., Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania were headed home to Rosebud Sioux tribal lands in South Dakota on Wednesday after a ceremony returning them to relatives. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Comment: GOP counts on public not understanding debt limit

Authorization for the country to pay what it owes shouldn’t be an excuse to hold the country hostage.

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Sept. 25

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

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Fact Check: McCarthy misleads on debt ceiling responsibility

The last vote didn’t ‘pay’ for all of Trump’s programs and some of Biden’s; it doesn’t work that way.

Harrop: Republican over-reach may be key to Democrats’ success

The convention wisdom about midterm elections may not hold if Republicans keep this up.

Kathy Coffey Solberg

Kathy Coffey: How do we know why we’re right and others wrong?

If our internal GPS aren’t regularly updated with new ‘roads’ we can find ourselves lost even when ‘right’

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Sid Roberts

Sid Roberts: Patriotism doesn’t require we hold views narrowly

We need to find a way to discuss our differences while valuing those with whom we disagree.

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‘My body, my choice’ ought to be followed equally

I find it fascinating that the Democrats who proudly proclaim a woman’s right to choose to have an abortio, are fine with punishing her if… Continue reading

Comment: Negotiating drug prices won’t hurt innovation

That excuse and others allow members of Congress to hide the real reason for their opposition: donations.

Comment: Neither party is assured the loyalty of Black voters

The Party of Lincoln lost Black voters long ago, but Democrats need to act to keep African American support.

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 24

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

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Pamela Propeck works on an assignment at the Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center Wednesday morning at Everett Community College on June 3, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Editorial: Students, economy need boost of free college

EvCC canceled students’ debt, showing what free community college can deliver to students and employers.

Pamela Propeck works on an assignment at the Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center Wednesday morning at Everett Community College on June 3, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GOP complaining about prison closures balked at funding

Regarding the article documenting Republican state senators’ concerns about prison closures (“GOP senators want prison closures, early release halted,” The Herald, Sept. 19): It took… Continue reading

Should have asked readers about switching out comics

I fully agree with the seeming multitude of readers who object to the loss of terrific strips such as Zits and Baby Blues. Why don’t… Continue reading

Comment: For Capitol Hill reporter, Jan. 6 was last straw

The longtime AP reporter quit, he says, because a ‘both sides’ approach isn’t telling an accurate story.