Bill would set a price on carbon, give rebate to consumers

I read the recent editorial (“State must make its own path to address climate change,” The Herald, Dec. 2) with much interest. I agree that… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Dec. 10

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Rampell: Millennials not breaking economy; they’re just broke

The reason the younger adult generation isn’t spending is not a hipster ethic; they have no money.

Read fine print of cheaper health insurance plans

With fewer than two weeks of the open enrollment period for health plans under the Affordable Care Act remaining, consumers nationwide are making critical health… Continue reading

Saunders: When his time comes, who will speak well of Trump?

Historians and statesmen spoke warmly of George H.W. Bush. Who but family will eulogize Trump?

Seniors should be exempted for paying taxes on school bonds

This is response to the recent editorial (“Change school bond passage to simple majority,” The Herald, Dec. 7): If the school bond passage is to… Continue reading

Why did county allow Frognal logging in December?

On Friday, a King County Superior Court judge allowed for a temporary stay on the logging on the steep slopes of Picnic Point watershed (“Judge… Continue reading

Ban of single-use plastic bags a win for Everett, residents

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Everett City Council voted unanimously to pass a reusable bag ordinance to be effective September, 2019. I applaud the Everett… Continue reading

Can’t orcas be taught to switch from salmon to sea lions?

Is the agenda of the people who want to tear out the Snake River dams really saving the orcas or something else (“Solutions for saving… Continue reading

Commentary: State’s paid family leave law will aid families

The law will allow workers to bond with infants and care for themselves and family during illness.

Congress has carbon pricing bill to address climate change

I read with interest the The Herald editorial calling for more work in Washington state to address climate change in the absence of federal leadership… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Dec. 9

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Editorial: Navy should return to talks on Growlers’ impacts

The effects of a four-fold increase in flights at a Coupeville field warrant an agreement.

Ignatius: Control of information motive in Khashoggi’s death

The slaying by Saudis has revealed a high-tech spy network aimed at extremism and dissent.

Milbank: In praising George H.W. Bush, Trump is renounced

The eulogists’ comparisons of the two presidencies were not explicit but could not be missed.

Parker: Justice due victims of billionaire sex-offender

A newspaper has exposed who helped Jeffrey Epstein get a light sentence for child sexual abuse.

Robinson: Why a black man can’t be NRA’s ‘good guy with a gun’

Black men still are being killed by police without reason, especially when they’re legally carrying.

Schwab correct on results of Trump, GOP economic policies

I whole-heartedly agree with Sid Schwab’s thoughts (“The silver lining in Trump’s and the GOP’s cloud,” The Herald, Dec. 1) on the malignant bent to… Continue reading

Viewpoints: What would G.H.W. Bush do about climate change?

What he did for cleaner air was to use market forces to encourage industry to reduce emissions.

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Dec. 8

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading