Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 13

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

Harrop: Discouraging effective birth control is bad policy

The White House is diverting money from birth control programs to religious pregnancy centers.

Thanks for making hospital guild’s fashion fundraiser success

As members of Guild C of Providence General Children’s Association and co-chairwomen of the “Fashion with Compassion” fundraiser, we would like to offer our thanks… Continue reading

Dave Hayes has represented 10th Legislative District well

Dave Hayes has been my 10th District State Representative for several years. We quickly became friends after I attended an open Town Hall meeting due… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Oct. 12

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

Editorial: Public safety tax measures deserve yes vote

The measures, including one to replace the countywide radio system, are vital for public safety.

GOP has support of people, if not cash donations

I was reading a recent article by Jerry Cornfield about the lack of financial support for our Republican candidates. I trust his figures. Mr. C.… Continue reading

If you don’t vote then a minority decides for you

It is a sad state of affairs in which we find ourselves in that less than half of the eligible voters express their opinion. I… Continue reading

Milbank: Trump, allies return to nationalism as vote nears

His closing theme for the midterms is a reprise of “true heritage” dog whistles from 2016’s campaign.

Thiessen: No lie; Trump has done what he promised to do

He may stretch the truth, but the president has faithfully kept his campaign pledges and more.

Comment: GOP may be about to steal an election in Georgia

Kemp is overseeing his own election for governor, and canceled 53,000 mostly African American votes.

  • Oct 11, 2018

Debated: I-1634 would ban local taxes on grocery items

We invited proponents and opponents to argue their cases before we recommend a yes or no vote.

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Oct. 11

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

Editorial: Peterson, Ortiz-Self for 21st Legislative District

Peterson and Ortiz-Self have won passage of legislation regarding education and the environment.

Former deputy prosecutor gives perspective on I-1639

I am a retired attorney and former deputy prosecuting attorney for Snohomish County. I am also a retired Army colonel who served on active duty… Continue reading

Hutchison running against Cantwell isn’t who I remember

When I moved to Washington state in 1988, there were several female news anchors that stood out. One of them was Susan Hutchison. She was… Continue reading

Ignatius: West catching and exposing Russia’s GRU hackers

The GRU is known for its panache and daring, but now it’s also known as sloppy — and now compromised.

Milbank: Trump’s silence on missing journalist speaks volumes

Trump has looked the other way regarding apparent Saudi involvement in Khashoggi’s disappearance.

Schools aren’t providing what we pay for

Pertaining to The Herald’s Sept. 10 front-page story (“Big raises now may mean deficits later for public schools”) regarding school financing not solved by the… Continue reading

Editorial: Robinson, Eslick for House seats

Robinson has shown herself as a skilled legislator. Eslick knows the needs of her rural district.