Superior Court, Pos. 7: Okokolo a strong advocate for victims

I support retaining Judge Edirin Okoloko for Superior Court judge. I am a retired victim advocate who worked with domestic violence and sexual assault victims,… Continue reading

Superior Court, Position 7: Judge Okoloko has exceptional record

I was disturbed to read a recent letter to the editor regarding Anna Alexander, running for Superior Court Judge, Position 7, against incumbent Judge Edirin… Continue reading

Superior Court: Judge Okoloko upfront about his resume

As director of the Snohomish County Office of Public Defense, I am proud of the work public defenders do for the accused and underprivileged. It… Continue reading

Tolbert is leader that Arlington needs as mayor

Arlington needs Mayor Barb Tolbert. The Herald’s endorsement speaks volumes about her record for consistently making smart financial decisions in the best interest of all… Continue reading

Editorial: Some final thoughts on the general election

You have only a few more days to mark your ballot and return it. Not voting silences your voice.

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Nov. 1

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

Fingarson has skills for Port of Everett commission post

As The Herald said in its endorsement of Port Commissioner Bruce Fingarson, “the choice comes down to experience.” Bruce’s 36 years of supply chain management… Continue reading

I-976 will only bring gridlock and bad roads; vote no

In his letter to the editor of Oct. 23, Ignacio Castro claims that there are adequate funds to fund transportation and complains about new fees… Continue reading

Ignatius: Trump’s Ukraine involvement goes beyond a phone call

As impeachment effort begins, more is being unearthed that involves the president’s past dealings.

Voting yes on R-88 will correct I-200’s inequalities

I have spent significant time researching the cause and effect of having no affirmative action plan in the state of Washington. Before passing Initiative 200… Continue reading

Editorial: Elect Okoloko, Thompson to Superior Court bench

Appointed following retirements, both have quickly earned the support of peers in the court system.

Berg has knowledge, skills needed on Everett School Board

April Berg, candidate for the Everett School Board, has an exceptional resume of experience. As a mother, the education of her children has been a… Continue reading

County Council, District 2: Rohrbough best for public safety

I have been following a strong candidate for Snohomish County Council District 2. Anna Rohrbough is passionate about public safety and she is wise in… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31

and a little spooky — look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Fireworks ban advisory vote: Ban can be effective, enforced

This is in response to the comments made by Mike Luke regarding the fireworks advisory vote in the general election. I wanted to point out… Continue reading

McArdle: Rather than bury lines, Californians buried heads

The state faces tough and costly choices as power lines continue to risk sparking more wildfires.

Rohrbough, Fortney needed for change on council, sheriff

I believe we are at a crossroads and this election will point Snohomish County in one direction or another. This election is not about us;… Continue reading

Where’d the Washington Post columnists go?

Because of a change in The Washington Post’s syndication contract with The Herald, several of the Post’s columnists as of Nov. 1 will not be… Continue reading

Auditor candidate Fell has right approach on drop boxes

I greatly appreciate the endorsement by The Herald of Garth Fell for county auditor, especially for the reasoning behind it (“Fell best prepared to lead… Continue reading

District needs Rohrbough on County Council

There’s thing’s I love about Seattle, The Seahawks, the Mariners, but then there’s the other part of Seattle; the part that’s not working. This year’s… Continue reading