Buzz Alert: THIS IS NOT A TEST, except of your patience

Apologies, love letters and raises for everybody.

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 6

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

Harrop: Saving a small frog is an enormous public good

If the Endangered Species Act is gutted, we will lose an ecosystem that benefits us all.

Schwab: If surgery’s not high-stakes enough, what of a baby’s?

Tiny incision, toy-like instruments, fine sutures at the end. It goes perfectly. Until it doesn’t.

Pro and con on I-1639, the gun-safety ballot measure

In video interviews, the Herald opinion editor questions proponents and opponents.

Differences in the cases involving Lovick and Kavanaugh

Regarding two recent letters to the editor (“Apply standard for allegations evenly,” The Herald, Sept. 25; “There was enough in Lovick documents for investigation,” The… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Oct. 5

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

Editorial: Lovick and Mead for 44th District House seats

Lovick is an effective and respected lawmaker. Mead has a realistic take on transportation funding.

Ignatius: Trump’s good cop/bad cop act may not work with Iran

His limited success with North Korea, Canada and Mexico is no guarantee he’ll sway Iran’s leaders.

Milbank: We’re not getting enough radiation, chemicals

So says Trump’s EPA, which wants to ease standards for carcinogens on the theory they’re good for us.

Shameful of Trump to mock Christine Blasey Ford

Shame on President Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Ford at his recent rally in Mississippi. This president is the worst person to ever enter the… Continue reading

Thiessen: Trump wrong to mock Ford, but she’s not credible

She was a sympathetic witness, but her allegations against Kavanaugh have not survived scrutiny.

Write state lawmakers to demand affordable housing bills

Several mobile and manufactured home parks have had substantial rent increases this year and notices have just gone out for another huge increase for next… Continue reading

Editorial: Logan, Wolfe deserve seats on PUD board

Logan is an advocate for PUD energy projects. Wolfe will push for efficiency and transparency.

Decision to hire new GM was for current PUD board to make

In a letter to the editor in the Sept. 28 Herald (“New PUD board should have say on new GM’s contract”) the writer does not… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Oct. 4

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Milbank: A fellow Yale beer major asks Brett to come clean

Fellow students — and police reports — challenge Kavanaugh’s attempts to paint himself as a bookworm.

Parker: Take whole measure of a man and not just his youth

Many of the young-and-stupid from my youth later grew up to become high-achieving men and women.

Was Lake Stevens mayor’s action ethical?

In an Aug. 9 Herald article about the mayor of Lake Stevens signing an annexation petition 29 times for a homeowners association, the mayor claims… Continue reading

Brett Kavanaugh was partisan, belligerent during hearing

Gulping water like a cornered rat, Brett Kavanaugh yelled that the Judiciary Committee hearing on Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation against him was “a… Continue reading