The first Boeing 747 inside the Everett factory. (Boeing Co.)

The first Boeing 747 inside the Everett factory. (Boeing Co.)

Viewpoints: ‘Queen of the Skies’ marks its 50th year

The first jumbo jet of the 20th century rolled out of the Everett plant on Sept. 28, 1968.

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Editorial: Everett teacher led students in free-speech fight

Kay Powers, who died this month, showed the need for a law protecting student journalists’ rights.

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Editorial: Let’s take a close look now at paying by mile

Doing away with the gas tax will require accustoming drivers to devices that log their mileage.

Editorial: What we don’t know about finances is costing us

The state treasurer’s office has online lessons and tools that can improve your financial literacy.

Editorial: We can pay a little now for care we’ll need later

Like the paid family leave act, the Long-Term Care Act would help provide care for ourselves.

Editorial: Inslee right to ease path on marijuana clemency

Allowing about 3,500 to clear their records — before voters made cannabis legal — is simple fairness.

Robinson: Action must now follow GOP’s rebukes of King’s racism

At long last some Republicans are outraged at Rep. Steve King’s statements. But what’s next?

Petri: Walls, wheels, serfs: Medieval technology works great

Grab your torch and lute and let us regale each other with songs of great witch hunts.

Harrop: Shutdown a stress test for our personal finances

If government workers are struggling with the one delayed paycheck, how prepared are the rest of us?

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