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Pallet, CEO, Amy King Thursday afternoon at Pallet in Everett on January 21, 2020. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
Editorial: Everett should wait on ‘no-sit, no-lie’ ordinance

With a shelter project just months away, the threat of fines and jail seem ill-timed and inhumane.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, March 8

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A magazine ad from the 1930s uses an illustration of a physician who recommends Lucky Strike cigarettes as "less irritating."
Editorial: Reject Big Tobacco’s plea to clear nicotine’s name

Altria wants the FDA to help it promote new products as ‘healthier’ alternatives to smoking.

Rep. Tarra Simmons, D-Bremerton, holds blank voter registration forms as she poses for a photo Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at her home in Bremerton, Wash. Simmons, believed to be the first formerly incarcerated person to win election to the Statehouse, is now working to help restore voting rights to people in Washington state who are out on parole or probation after serving prison time. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Editorial: Restore voting rights to those who served time

Denying the vote to those who owe fines keeps many from fully rejoining their communities.

Everett Comics owner Charlie Knoedler and his wife Tracy talk with Everett Police Officers as they drop by to talk about the recent theft of a 4-foot tall Funko Batman Statue on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  The statue was stolen in a “smash and grab” early Sunday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Editorial: Training, support must follow policing mandates

The Everett Police Department’s use of an intervention training program should be a model for others.

Two copies of the Dr. Seuss children's' book “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” are displayed at the Lackawanna County Children's Library collection in Scranton, Pa., Tuesday, March 2, 2021, show changes between editions. An earlier 1964 edition features a character described as "a Chinese boy" with yellow skin and a long ponytail, while a 1984 edition changes the character to "a Chinese man" and removes the skintone and ponytail. Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday.
 (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP)
Comment: To Think That We Accepted Racist Images in Kid’s Lit

Pulling a few Dr. Seuss books from print does not cancel his work; it does improve what kids will read.

Comment: What’s missing from Biden’s plans to bolster the ACA

Biden’s plan to expand health coverage is good. But we also need to fix stingy insurance plans.

Saunders: Now seems like good time to step back, take a break

Capping 30 years in journalism and the Trump thrill ride, I’m taking some time to consider what’s next.

Sheriff’s rehiring of deputies warrants recall

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