Sepetmber 17, 2021: Fashion statements

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Sept. 19

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

Sepetmber 17, 2021: Fashion statements
A houseboat rests in a cove at Lake Powell Friday, July 30, 2021, near Page, Ariz. This summer, the water levels hit a historic low amid a climate change-fueled megadrought engulfing the U.S. West. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Editorial: Summer of extremes calls for climate change action

The significant investments now considered by Congress are our best chance to limit climate change.

A houseboat rests in a cove at Lake Powell Friday, July 30, 2021, near Page, Ariz. This summer, the water levels hit a historic low amid a climate change-fueled megadrought engulfing the U.S. West. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Most users are fine with bikes at Lord Hill park

Regarding the recent guest commentary as to mountain biking at Lord Hill park (“County plans for Lord Hill park won’t serve all users,” The Herald,… Continue reading

Wish Herald had asked before making switch of comics

Like a good cup of coffee, I count on reading the paper each morning. And, part of reading the paper is the comics section. It… Continue reading

Comment: Milley’s calls reflect crisis; just not military one

In seeking to reassure China during political turmoil here, Gen. Milley acted to protect democracy.

Comment: Unions not against vax mandate; they just want a say

With a few exceptions, most unions favor the mandates, but they want to negotiate implementation.

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Sept. 18

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

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Harrop: Biden’s finally bragging about the stock market

Presidents have little to do with its ups and downs, but Democrats should still talk it up.

Juan Peralez

Juan Peralez: Domestic terror threat remains; let’s confront it

Out state isn’t immune to threats of violence from extremist groups. Work must begin to oppose them.

Juan Peralez

Julie Muhlstein and Dan Bates served Herald readers well

Julie Muhlstein’s history with the Everett Daily Herald establishes that she is a major credit to The Herald and our community. She has utilized her… Continue reading

Lisa Edwards, Verdant Health Commission

Lisa Edwards: Health care workers, others need to hear thanks

After 18 months and amid the latest surge, front-line staff have confronted enormous risk and stress.

Lisa Edwards, Verdant Health Commission
Vector People Map of Washington, US State. Stylized Silhouette, People Crowd in the Shape of a Map of Washington. Washington Population. Illustration Isolated on White Background.

Editorial: Put yourself on the map for your representation

The state’s redistricting commission is drawing lines for legislative and congressional districts.

Vector People Map of Washington, US State. Stylized Silhouette, People Crowd in the Shape of a Map of Washington. Washington Population. Illustration Isolated on White Background.

Comment: Amazon’s take on ‘factory towns’ may be the solution

We need to think about the communities being created to serve e-commerce, and what they need to thrive.

Comment: Politicians, not migrants, behind pandemic spread

Using migrants as scapegoats for covid’s spread echoes a practice that began in the 19th century.

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 17

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

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Good wages are worth union dues

We recently celebrated Labor Day. I was able to retire at the age of 58. I was able to retire because for 17 years I… Continue reading

U.S. must lead effort to improve global vaccine distribution

For most Americans, receiving the covid-19 vaccination is a simple process. You walk into your local grocery store or health center and leave with your… Continue reading

What side of the road do anti-vaxxers drive on?

I wonder if the anti-vaxxers think their civil rights are being violated by being forced to drive on the right hand side of the road?… Continue reading

Bring back Mother Goose and Grimm comic strip

Our joy has gone out of reading the newspaper. We are long-time subscribers and were so sorry to see that Mother Goose and Grimm was… Continue reading

Comment: Is our silence about wars a sign of respect or fear?

We don’t wish to offend the families of those who died, but did it prolong our war in Afghanistan?