Commentary: Why are fewer Americans getting divorced?

Young adults are waiting to marry, and more are basing marriage on happiness rather than obligation.

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, June 9

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

Editorial: A tragedy compounded by lack of attention

Cases involving missing and murdered tribal women in the state have gone under-reported and unresolved.

Letter writer must have read different Mueller report

I know that 448 pages is a long read; Patrick Rainsberger in his May 29 letter to the editor (“Mueller report shows no collusion, no… Continue reading

Parker: Don’t make abortion affordable; make it irrelevant

Scrapping the Hyde amendment would obligate Americans to pay for a procedure they don’t support.

Rampell: Inslee, others ignoring best carbon-fighting tool

Those presidential candidates with climate policies avoid the most-effective method: a carbon tax.

Robinson Trump packs so much ignorance into so few words

Regardless of subject — climate change, tariffs or horse racing — Trump displays a basic lack of knowledge.

Viewpoints: Why some workers would say no to a raise

A pay raise can disqualify some from housing and other benefits, making it harder to make ends meet.

We’ve lost a good legislator — Palumbo — to Amazon

Sad that state Sen. Guy Palumbo gave up the fight (“Guy Palumbo quits state Senate to become lobbyist for Amazon,” The Herald, May 25). I… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, June 8

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

Petri: Look! Here comes the Straight Pride Parade!

Is that? Yes, it is. It’s women performing emotional labor without being consulted or thanked.

RSVP appreciates support in recognizing volunteers

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County sponsored by Catholic Community Services thanks all of the businesses and individuals that helped to make… Continue reading

Schwab: If we reject facts this won’t end well; it’ll just end

On climate change and the Mueller report, the refusal to accept fact is threat to our world and nation.

Editorial cartoons for Friday, June 7

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

Editorial: B.C., Canada should block mining on upper Skagit

Plans for test mining for gold and copper in British Columbia poses a threat to the Skagit River.

Harrop: Democrats are fooling themselves on impeachment

Democratic leaders, stop pretending you know the voters’ wishes; they’re not obsessed with impeachment.

Herald shouldn’t write around ‘homeless’ term

I appreciate The Herald’s work reporting on matters of interest to Snohomish County, but the newspaper’s insistence on referring to the homeless as “people living… Continue reading

Ignatius: Does Trump believe words he spoke at Normandy?

His rhetoric and actions prior to the D-Day ceremony don’t honor the sacrifices made at ‘freedom’s altar.’

Milbank: This was one of Trump’s ‘finest hours’; just ask him

In France, 75 years after D-Day, Trump recalls the challenge, the bravery and triumph of … Trump.

Port’s estuary project ignores wisdom of late salmon expert

The Herald’s article on the loss of the Biringer farmland to salmon smolt habitat restoration, the Port of Everett’s Blue Heron project (“‘Strawberry Lady’ will… Continue reading