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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Oct. 14

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

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The A-8 proposal for Everett City Council districts, which were approved by voters in 2018, will be presented for public input in six virtual meetings over a week starting Thursday, Sept. 10. (City of Everett)

Editorial: Everett’s future depends on voters’ council choices

With five seats on the ballot, and at least three new members, voter participation is key.

The A-8 proposal for Everett City Council districts, which were approved by voters in 2018, will be presented for public input in six virtual meetings over a week starting Thursday, Sept. 10. (City of Everett)

Mother Goose comic helped lighten Herald’s gloom and doom

The Herald is all gloom and doom and no fun anymore without Mother Goose and Grimm. I’m starting to feel like leaving it in the… Continue reading

Cancer kills more than covid, yet cigarettes are legal, taxed

Covid and cancer Cancer kills more, yet cigarettes legal Recently published, the No. 1 cause of death in Washington state is cancer. The newest annual… Continue reading

Comment: GOP toiled for years to stoke government distrust

We’re seeing the result with virulent opposition to common-sense calls for pandemic precautions.

Comment: Now 50, Starbucks set tone for coffeehouse culture

Studied by others — and not always to sell coffee — Starbucks set expectations for retail spaces.

Don’t dump; dispose of items properly

My wife and I took delivery of a new bed frame and mattress this last weekend. What became of the decrepit old box spring and… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Oct. 13

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

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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, a voter turns sideways as he eyes the opening of a ballot drop box before placing his ballot inside it in Seattle. A record number of voters participating in November's election was among Washington state's top stories for 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Editorial: Ballots are in the mail; mark ‘em and get ‘em in

Your vote in the Nov. 2 election will determine who represents your voice regarding local issues.

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, a voter turns sideways as he eyes the opening of a ballot drop box before placing his ballot inside it in Seattle. A record number of voters participating in November's election was among Washington state's top stories for 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Harrop: We can stop being world’s suckers on drug prices

Allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices would save billions and won’t limit drug availability.

Norton Avenue’s blind hill needs speed bump nowx

I am writing to express my outrage at the City of Everett for ignoring the dangerous blind hill on Norton Avenue. Just days ago, there… Continue reading

Snohomish City Council, Pos. 6: Burke can serve city’s needs

I have known and respected Lea Anne Burke for many years. We’ve worked together on various environment and sustainability related projects, including: creation of a… Continue reading

Comment: Kids’ vaccine won’t bring schools to ‘normal’ quickly

Distribution may not start until December, and some parents may be hesitant to vaccinate children.

Comment: Trump’s new favorite, OAN, was never ‘news’ at all

A Reuters’ investigation finds AT&T funding and a push from the top to defend Trump without question.

Comment: Why longer-lasting inflation might be a good thing

As long as wages keep pace, modest inflation can create conditions for a more stable U.S. economy.

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Oct. 12

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Mill Creek council, Pos. 3: Briles knows residents’ concerns

Over the past few months, I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives of all candidates in Mill Creek’s upcoming November election.… Continue reading

Orca’s death sad, but part of life cycle

It is always sad when a Southern resident orca dies. However, it is part of the nature of life and death. And she was near… Continue reading

Snohomish officials shoud explain units’ building permits

In 2014 Snohomish Mayor John Kartak along with a cousin and Snohomish City Council member Larry Countryman, also a relative, purchased a building at 618… Continue reading

"Salmon School," an exhibit featuring 350 glass salmon forms made by artisans from across the globe and organized by an Arlington artist, will be displayed at the upcoming UN climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. (Joseph Rossano)

Comment: Salmon art exhibit will send global climate message

Organized by an Arlington glass artist, ‘Salmon School’ will be exhibited at a UN climate summit.

"Salmon School," an exhibit featuring 350 glass salmon forms made by artisans from across the globe and organized by an Arlington artist, will be displayed at the upcoming UN climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. (Joseph Rossano)