Editorial: County council should step back from hiring review

A new ordinance adds bureaucracy that will make timely hires difficult for department heads.

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Editorial: Keep protection of agency’s payday loan rule

About 3 in 4 Americans support limits on predatory loans; the CFPB should keep those rules in place.

Thiessen: Catholic Church’s leadership must admit its sins

There is a ring of abusers and their enablers in the Catholic hierarchy that must be rooted out.

Ignatius: Trump’s action against Brennan another step toward abyss

Revoking the former CIA director’s security clearance is blatant retaliation for Brennan’s criticism.

Will: We’re overdue for an another economic collapse

And when it hits, we’ll be saddled with an annual budget deficit exceeding $1 trillion.

Are NFL players showing concern by dropping to a knee?

I appreciate The Herald’s thoughtful editorial on the topic of NFL players… Continue reading

Herald opinion writers are journalistic assassins and hitmen

Your constant editorial drumbeat against Donald Trump amounts to a journalistic assassination… Continue reading

Story of respect among one-time foes a lesson for Americans.

The Herald’s Aug. 13 article, “Fallen Japanese soldier’s flag found in Gold… Continue reading

Everett shouldn’t allow low-income housing to be squeezed out

As Everett grows more compact, I hope it doesn’t follow Seattle’s plan.… Continue reading

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