Comment: Covid only latest threat to nation’s food workers

Considering the history of in-house medical care to some, covid clinics at factories are a bad idea.

Comment: Until Trump recovers, Pence should be in charge

Presidents have used the 25th Amendment in situations less dire than Trump’s treatment for covid-19.

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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Oct. 6

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

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Housing for students would be highest use for Norton field

Recently, I noticed a growing number of people thinking about their needs at the expense of others. No one likes people being homeless and we… Continue reading

Snohomish PUD: Toyer opposes smart meters

Rob Toyer has my vote for Snohomish PUD Commissioner He is an insurance consultant, loan officer, investment advisor, and former Marysville city council member. Rob’s… Continue reading

Back legislation in Congress to set a price on carbon

Thanks for The Herald’s recent editorial “Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change.” The recent wildfires present the most visible impact of climate change… Continue reading

Comment: Truth, as much as Trump’s health, is now at stake

Especially now, White House reporters must push to verify claims regarding the president’s health.

Distance learning isn’t working and it isn’t healthy

Surely, I am not the only parent or grandparent who is frustrated and saddened to see our children’s lives disrupted by this “distance learning.” It… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Oct. 5

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

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Three years not enough time in prison for child porn plea

Regtarding the forrmer Gold Bar town council member sentenced to three years in a federal prison and 10 years on probation for viewing and sharing… Continue reading

Comment: How past fire supression added fuel to the wildfires

By interrupting fire’s natural action, fuels have accumulated, turning seasonal fires into infernos.

Denny Heck (left) and Marko Liias

Editorial: Denny Heck best qualified as lieutenant governor

Either Heck or Marko Liias would serve ably, but the out-going congressman offers a deeper resume.

Denny Heck (left) and Marko Liias

Comment: Covid has changed things for hospital staffing

Beyond the disease, the demands for care for non-covid patients have increased. Staffing must increase, too.

A Boeing 737 MAX takes off from Boeing Field in Seattle on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.  FAA chief Steve Dickson, a pilot who flew for the military and Delta Air Lines, was expected to sit in the captain’s seat during a two-hour flight.   The Max has been grounded since March 2019, after the second crash. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)

Commentary: FAA’s certification process needs its own review

Here’s how to fix what went wrong with the agency’s approval of the changes made for Boeing’s 737 Max.

A Boeing 737 MAX takes off from Boeing Field in Seattle on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.  FAA chief Steve Dickson, a pilot who flew for the military and Delta Air Lines, was expected to sit in the captain’s seat during a two-hour flight.   The Max has been grounded since March 2019, after the second crash. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)
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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Oct. 4

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Image what the air would be like without emission standards

The recent temporary smoke in our area makes me think this is what every day would look like if all the cars on the road… Continue reading

Price Johnson has earned her votes for 10th LD, Senate

A few years ago, when Donald Trump was elected I wasn’t happy. Not going to lie, I’m still not happy. But one thing that kept… Continue reading

We’re having to throw out to many unrecycleable plastics

We, as the public, are constantly being told by the news organizations about all the plastics in the ocean, killing the sea life and the… Continue reading

Comment: Don’t let your covid guard down among friends, family

We have a blind spot when it comes to covid. We must turn our attention to informal gatherings.

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 3

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

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