Editorial: Too many could throw their vote away today

There’s too much at stake — in particular I-976 — to be left to just a third of voters in the county.

Harrop: Debate why, but Democrats’ records best on economy

Even if all you care about is your stock portfolio, you’ve done best under Democratic presidents.

People spoke, Congress listened, funded global AIDS program

Congress is listening: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria was fully funded this week in Lyon, France. After letters to the editor… Continue reading

Puget Sound clean fuel standard would help climate, health

Thank you to The Herald for its excellent editorial supporting the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in its efforts to ensure high standards for air… Continue reading

Robinson: Biden’s odds against Trump keep him atop pack

Despite predictions others will win the nomination, Biden still is the pick of most in early polls.

Rubin: The silliest defense of Trump since, well, the last one

Even Republicans’ best articulation of the ‘Oh, what’s a little quid pro quo?’ sounds daft.

Seattle’s rideshare tax increase will hurt Uber, Lyft drivers

I’ve been a rideshare driver for three and a half years and have an average 5-star rating on both Lyft and Uber. I started as… Continue reading

Which cities in Snohomish County are struggling with budgets?

The mayor of Everett stated that Everett was facing a budget deficit up to $20 million and if I-976 passes it would have a significant… Continue reading

Harrop: Why did anyone fall for WeWork founder’s ‘yoga babble’?

It took the disclosure required for an IPO to see the extent of the con perpetrated by a surfer dude.

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Nov. 4

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

Saunders: Harris botched message, shunning college over Trump

The Democratic presidential candidate’s protest snubbed bipartisan criminal justice reformers.

Editorial: A recap of Herald election endorsements

Grab your ballot, a pen, your voters guides and make sure your voice is heard in this election.

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Nov. 3

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

Viewpoints: The inspiration in a cheeseburger binder

Maizy Brown struggled as a young mom, but found purpose in college and now counsels students like her.

Commentary: Americans are agreed; they’re disagreeable

Regardless of party affiliation, we’re angry, frustrated and overwhelmed with D.C.’s political scene.

Commentary: Employers can look past disability to find talent

So-called disabled workers can have valuable skills that add to workforce diversity and productivity.

Ad money against I-976 should have gone to fix bridges

There has been a tidal wave of advertisements on TV urging voters to reject Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976. If the money spent on these negative… Continue reading

County auditor candidate Cindy Gobel has served her community

Isn’t the underlying job of a civil servant to serve the public? If that’s the case, and I’m most certain it is, wouldn’t we want… Continue reading

County auditor: Fell clear choice to lead elections, more

As chief deputy auditor, I worked with both candidates running for county auditor. I am unequivocally supporting Garth Fell. I also feel compelled to dispute… Continue reading

County auditor: Fell fair, honest and qualified

Garth Fell is by far the best candidate for the position of Snohomish County Auditor. I am fortunate to have worked 26 years in Voter… Continue reading