Saunders: Trump exactly right that San Francisco’s a ‘disaster’

City officials claim a compassion for the homeless, but the conditions there are simple cruelty.

Why deny large-capacity firearm magazines to collectors?

In response to Herald columnist Tom Burke’s recent commentaries (“A gun guy’s take on rights, response to shootings,” The Herald, Sept. 2 and 9): Burke’s… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Sept. 22

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

Editorial: Your mileage may vary on Trump’s emissions rollback

A plan to roll back vehicle standards is meant to help oil companies, not automakers or citizens.

Viewpoints: The real danger of the ‘psycho killer’ myth

It’s complicating care for the mentally ill and hampering solutions to limit mass shootings.

Commentary: A summer spent amid county’s opioid crisis

A county intern says despite the epidemic’s grim statistics, she sees hope in the local response.

Comment: What strong credit rating says about state, future

Moody’s top rating reflects on the state’s fiscal controls and will aid investment in infrastructure.

Dionne: Why Trump gets away with everything

Lying and stonewalling have worked for the president because the GOP has been cowed into complicity.

Milbank: ‘Is anyone dumb enough?’ a question Trump should ask?

Because it’s really not hard to believe Trump would say something inappropriate to a foreign leader.

All laws, checks being followed at gun shows at fairgrounds

Regarding the letter to the editor (“County should end gun shows at Monroe fairgrounds,” The Herald, Sept. 10): First of all I’d like to point… Continue reading

Steckler deserves full term on Mill Creek City Council

It is my pleasure to wholeheartedly support John Steckler for the Mill Creek City Council, Position 1. His stellar qualifications and achievements are unmatched. John… Continue reading

Color from Everett’s flowers much appreciated

I meant to write this letter last year. Just wanted to express my appreciation again for the gorgeous flowers throughout the City of Everett. They… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Sept. 21

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Everett flower baskets looked great all summer

As a third-generation local and a board member of Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, I just have to say the downtown blooms this year have been… Continue reading

Petri: Stop pestering me, or I will make the planet warmer

Enough of your protests. Why would I save your planet if this is how you treat a member of Congress?

Schwab: N. Koreans can be excused for buying myth; what’s our?

Trump’s claims are no more credible than Kim’s — and easily refutable — yet his supporters won’t question.

Snohomish High’s welcome for Class of ‘42 appreciated

We graduated from Snohomish High School in 1942 and returned as invited guest for 2019’s opening pep rally. The students welcomed us with smiles. The… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 20

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Editorial: Don’t delay reforms to shore up Social Security

We have about 15 years before its reserves run dry and benefits are cut. There are options to fix it.

Experience may be best teacher for youths regarding vaping

One of the constants from generation to generation seems to be that children seek status among their peer group and also seem to engage in… Continue reading