Airliner captain handled rowdy passengers well

I think this American Airlines captain deserves special recognition (“This is your…

 

Boeing’s statement after D.C. riot misses the mark

I am a former employee of Boeing. As a company with a…

 

Comment: News media shouldn’t lulled by a return to normal

While reporters and pundits should avoid grandstanding, they must hold the Biden White House to account.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Jan. 22

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

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Arlington Fire Chief Dave Kraski outside Station #46 downtown. (Arlington Times)

Editorial: Arlington voters should approve fire agency merger

Merger of its fire department with North County Fire will maintain those services affordably.

Arlington Fire Chief Dave Kraski outside Station #46 downtown. (Arlington Times)

Why no arrest of Olympia gate-crashers by troopers?

No arrests made by the Washington State Patrol when yahoos went to the home of the governor as they did not want to agitate the… Continue reading

Will censors come for you as they did Trump?

I understand that Donald Trump is not popular with the media. But the continuing vitriol is horrendous. As an experiment, exchange Trump’s name with any… Continue reading

Covid restrictions unfair to restaurants

The recent letter regarding covid restrictions placed on restaurants is long overdue. Why The Herald and other news sources have not been supporting restaurant owners… Continue reading

Stop the Steal? There’s been no proof of theft

President Trump and his supporters claim the election was stolen from him. “Stop the Steal” is a favorite slogan. I tried to evaluate this logically.… Continue reading

Trump supporters, he’s just not that into you

When will Trump supporters realize that he has no interest in them personally. He has simply fed on their mob anger and combined false loyalty… Continue reading

Democrats and liberal media are cause of divisiveness

It is time the Democrats and the liberal media take their share of the responsibility for this country’s problems. For five-plus years they have vilified… Continue reading

Comment: Don’t use vaccine proof as get-out-of-covid-jail card

Cards are issued as reminders for a second dose; they shouldn’t be used for immunity segregation.

Comment: How to make Google and Facebook care about privacy

No, not fines. Go after what they really care about: the algorithms they built with your data.

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Jan. 21

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

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Comment: Once again for women, party put off; but not victory

Many women planned to attend the inauguration; covid and the Capitol coup attempt thwarted that.

Commentary: How media can answer to Big Lie of election fraud

More than boilerplate responses, it will require detail and a commitment to truth and science.

Could we get both sides to buy into a facts commission?

A light bulb just went off in my dim head! Since we are inundated with conflicting information, and wild conspiracy theories and resulting violence and… Continue reading

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The U.S. Capitol building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as the "Field of Flags" are placed on the ground on the National Mall on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. in Washington, DC. Approximately 191,500 flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, for the inauguration. (Joe Raedle/Pool vias AP)

Editorial: The oath we must take after every election

We can’t address solutions to our challenges until we accept the election of those who represent us.

The U.S. Capitol building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as the "Field of Flags" are placed on the ground on the National Mall on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. in Washington, DC. Approximately 191,500 flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, for the inauguration. (Joe Raedle/Pool vias AP)

Harrop: Trump failed to keep his promise to coal country

It’s not Trump’s fault coal is dying. It was his fault that he lied about being able to save it.