County auditor: Fell is experienced, respected

The facts are clear. Garth Fell is the only candidate with the experience to lead the county auditor’s office. The Auditor’s Office is responsible for… Continue reading

County auditor: Gobel upfront about her politics

Growing up in a conservative family and being the only member who doesn’t fall in line with that party’s typical beliefs has left me the… Continue reading

County Council, Pos. 2: Rohrbough seeks bipartisanship

Now that the Herald has provided its endorsement regrading the Snohomish County Council, I encourage voters who have not yet voted to watch The Herald’s… Continue reading

County Sheriff: Fortney has right attitude on arrests

A recent letter to the editor in The Herald supporting the incumbent Sheriff Trenary highlights the reasons I will be voting for Adam Fortney for… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Nov. 2

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

Everett City Council: Bader is a true public servant

I support Scott Bader for reeleciton to the Everett City Council because I know him and I trust him. He always seems to do the… Continue reading

Everett City Council: LaFountaine will fight for city

We moved to Everett from Kirkland over 40 years ago. Everett has been good for our family. I want it to remain the prosperous, clean… Continue reading

Lynnwood City Council: Sessions responsive to residents

I am writing to recommend that voters re-elect Shannon Sessions to the Lynnwood City Council. During her term, Shannon did an excellent job of responding… Continue reading

Marysville is thriving because of Mayor Nehring

My husband and I have lived in Marysville for over 25 years. When we first moved to here, Marysville was a small city with not… Continue reading

Marysville’s mayor, council secured major road projects

Few issues are more visible than traffic congestion in our Puget Sound region. This is a huge problem that burdens workers and families. We are… Continue reading

Nehring has worked for community as Marysville’s mayor

My family moved to Marysville in 1989 and I’ve had my business in the downtown area since then. I am so grateful that we have… Continue reading

Petri: Joke’s on you Democrats for seeking impeachment vote

You thought we were serious about our ‘procedural’ demands? Ha! Fooded you, suckers.

R-88 will reverse 20 years of progress

I was 10 the morning I boarded the streetcar in New Orleans in 1958 and saw black people in the front seats where only whites… Continue reading

R-88 would make discrimination legal

I’m writing to correct a recent letter by Michael Therrell on Referendum 88. He indicated that R-88 would prevent discrimination, while exactly the opposite would… Continue reading

Schwab: On a hobby horse of popularity, directing a whirlwind

Alexander Hamilton saw Trump coming, or at least someone very much like him. When will Republicans?

Snohomish City Council: Kuleta has built relationships

Ever wonder how folks make decisions on who to vote for in Snohomish City elections? There are clues of course in a candidate’s life story.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Stanwood-Camano School Board: Hagglund has integrity

My husband, Jerry Kelly, and I enthusiastically support Natalie Hagglund for school board! We taught at Stanwood High School for over 25 years, one of… Continue reading

Superior Court Judge, Pos. 7: Okoloko fair and knowledgeable

I retired from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office after serving for more than 34 years. For the last 32 year of my career I was… Continue reading

Superior Court, Pos. 7: Alexander not an advocate for victims

Regarding the letter in support of Anna Alexander for Superior Court judge, my family completely disagrees. I was glad The Herald has been running articles… Continue reading

Superior Court, Pos. 7: Judge Okoloko dedicated to justice

Edirin Okoloko, incumbent Snohomish Superior Court judge, is highly intelligent, articulate, hard working, even-tempered, empathic, an accomplished trial attorney and dedicated to fairness, justice, and… Continue reading