Setting staffing levels at hospitals, however, may not address a shortage of available nurses.
Voters in several county school districts are asked to approve levies in a Feb. 8 special election.
Two proposed state laws would bar firearms possession at election offices and public meetings.
Concerns about the 1960 novel are legitimate, but allow students to learn from those criticisms.
The long-term care program needs modest changes to fairly provide a valuable benefit to seniors.
As much as half of the county could be infected by the variant; and hospitalizations are surging.
It’ll go quickly, but state lawmakers’ packed agenda includes transportation, policing and the budget.
Gov. Inslee’s concern over election falsehoods is well-founded but his remedy is the wrong approach.
Residents of the Stillaguamish and Snohomish river basins are asked to tell their stories on video.
Federal and state infrastructure funding will improve access to a utility as basic as electricity.
Too many are dissatisfied with our government and mistrustful of fellow citizens. Let’s change that.
A year of consequential news prompted these opinions from The Herald Editorial Board.
Lawmakers must adopt a package of maintenance and projects that can sustain the state’s economy.
Hospitals, including Everett’s Providence, point to problems with transfers, staffing and burnout.
A lawsuit ruling regarding increased flights at the Whidbey Navy base offers a window for talks.
The case can be made for modest increase in sales tax to resolve homelessness, affordable housing crisis.
The payroll tax should be delayed to allow lawmakers time to adjust the program for long-term care.
The state Supreme Court accepted the redistricting panel’s work, but limited the scope of its ruling.
A joint study will gather information on whether to combine Everett Transit and Community Transit.
A requirement for vaccination only means those unvaccinated will have to attend sessions remotely.