‘Grain to Table’ story offered full loaf on local food producation

Taylor Goebel’s recent article about the connection between an Edmond’s bakery, a…

 

Comment: Judge’s ruling may end protections for abuse victims

Citing a Supreme Court ruling, a Texas judge has allowed a man with a protection order to possess a gun.

 

Comment: What if Biden kept office hours at the Capitol?

Truman and Wilson did, and used the interactions effectively to advance their agendas with members of Congress.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Dec. 7

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

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Fact Check: Not grasping Constitution, Trump tries to bend it

The former president has often praised it but more often misinterprets it to fit the outcomes he seeks.

Logging sales of legacy forests shouldn’t fund new schools

A recent story in Cascadia Daily News, “Whatcom’s ‘Box of Rain’ forest may be logged,” suggests that the 25 to 30 percent of trees in… Continue reading

Why wasn’t Everett shooting suspect arrested earlier on warrants?

A recent Herald story (“Man charged in Everett shooting that left man paralyzed,” The Herald, Nov. 30) details the circumstances of a shooting in south… Continue reading

Comment: Why Fauci is optimistic about science and health

In a Q&A, the outgoing infectious disease expert critiques the covid response and what we’ve learned.

Comment: Ye might change mind about Hitler if he knew history

Ye is apparently unaware of Blacks tortured and killed by Nazis, and the fate of biracial children.

Drivers need to slow down, be patient, focus

As a professional driver who is required to follow speed limits as well as other traffic laws, stop signs etc, I’ve noticed that many of… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Dec. 6

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

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An electric vehicle charges at an EVgo fast charging station in Detroit, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Editorial: Start work now to power electric vehicle future

The goal for more electric cars will require a beefed-up grid and a network of charging stations.

An electric vehicle charges at an EVgo fast charging station in Detroit, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Why vote for Democrats? Because GOP offers poor candidates

A recent letter writer seemed puzzled as to why a majoirty of Washington voters supported Democrats in may races. From my perspective the question should… Continue reading

Burke: We’re not over covid, and I’m not over my frustration

My wife and I are vaxxed and boosted, yet tested positive. Denial has a role in why this disease persists.

Comment: GOP win in redistricting case could backfire on party

If the Supreme Court backs the ‘independent legislature’ doctrine, more Democratic gerrymandering could result.

Comment: Our fear of big cities driven by politics, not facts

Yes, crime is up, but that’s true of rural, suburban and urban areas. Yet politics and media drive the narrative.

Comment: Steady wage growth isn’t what Fed wanted to see

The thinking goes that earning power drives inflation and will force more interest rate increases.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Dec. 5

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Saunders; Statute of limitations protects women’s interests

Adult victims of sexual abuse should file criminal complaints, not wait decades to sue in civil court.

A pedestrian uses the crosswalk at 30th Street NE along 113th Avenue NE near Lake Stevens High School on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Editorial: Stepped-up effort needed to reduce traffic deaths

Lawmakers, local officials and drivers, themselves, need to put more emphasis on traffic safety.

A pedestrian uses the crosswalk at 30th Street NE along 113th Avenue NE near Lake Stevens High School on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)