In Our View

A female grizzly bear surveys her surroundings within national forestland, near Camas in northwestern Montana. (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks / Associated Press file photo)

Editorial: Plan for grizzly bears’ return reemerges from den

Plans to reintroduce the bear to the North Cascades would return an important part of the ecosystem.

 

Editorial: Is there a good work-around to Electoral College?

‘Faithless electors’ and the National Popular Vote seek an easier path than amending the Constitution.

 

Editorial: High school’s period club seeks adult discussion

The Kamiak club wants to end the stigma around menstruation and ease access to a basic necessity.

 

Editorial: A slow farewell as a North Cascades glacier melts

A scientist says a county glacier has only decades before it disappears. Here’s why that should concern us.

Editorial: State AG’s suit respects law and immigrants

The Trump administration’s policy forces a unfair choice on immigrants between aid and a future here.

Editorial: Help state’s diverse exporters keep making sales

Winemakers, software companies — and yes, Boeing — need the aid that the Export-Import Bank provides.

Editorial: Voting is now about as easy as it’s going to get

It will now be up to voters to boost the number of ballots returned, especially for primary elections.

Editorial: A recap of The Herald’s primary recommendations

The editorial board’s recommendations for primary races, including the Snohomish County Council.

Editorial: Wilson, Wright for Snohomish County Council posts

Wilson leads an impressive field of eight candidates. Wright has a strong record on the council.

Editorial: Tibbott has mix of skills for Edmonds mayor

Among four strong candidates, council member Neil Tibbott would be an able successor to Dave Earling.

Editorial: Nhangkar, Berg deserve Everett schools posts

Among two strong slates of candidates, Jamyang Nhangkar and April Berg deserve election to the board.

Editorial: Start school year with talk about vaping, tobacco

It’s increasingly certain that vaping is exposing teens to addiction and other health problems.

Editorial: Graves, Katims for Edmonds school board

Among strong slates in both districts, Rory Graves and Nancy Katims merit voters’ consideration.

Editorial: Fingarson should continue on Everett port board

Bruce Fingarson and David Simpson agree on most issues, but Fingarson has experience the port needs.

Editorial: Gauging support for replacing the state’s gas tax

Surveys of drivers in a state pilot program showed increasing support for a road usage charge.

Editorial: Primary will put new election system to test

More testing would have been preferable, but the state’s new system needs to be ready for November.

Editorial: 50 years after ‘moon shot,’ we need an ‘earth shot’

Kennedy had faith we could reach the moon; we need the same confidence now to confront climate change.

Editorial: Uniforms at new school need more discussion

Uniforms aren’t a good fit, according to some parents at one of of two Everett schools adopting them.

Editorial: Question over Growler impacts now left to lawsuit

A suit by the state AG’s office has followed the Navy’s decision to walk away from discussions.

Editorial: Measuring the costs of preparing for rising seas

A new report estimates the costs of seawalls. They’re not a good fit for Puget Sound, but what is?