In Our View

Editorial: Franz’s efforts will assure healthier forestlands

Hiliary Franz, as public lands chief, has led notable gains in forest health and fire prevention.

 

Editorial: Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change

Agreement and commitment is needed to address the causes of wildfires and climate change.

 

Editorial: With McCarthy, Auditor’s Office now able watchdog

Pat McCarthy has restored morale and overseen efforts that provide greater access to audit findings.

 

Editorial: Keep Wyman as defender of state’s election system

Kim Wyman, a Republican, has helped expand access to voting and improved election security.

Editorial: Everett 2021 budget seeks something more than cuts

Next year will be different but will allow residents to judge the services and facilities they want.

Editorial: Sound Transit should keep to Everett timetable

The pandemic has cut revenue, but the crisis presents an economic opportunity to make a complete Link.

Editorial: Libraries ready to help with online learning, more

Even though buildings remain closed, both library systems are working to offer a range of services.

Editorial: Honor 100 years of suffrage with your ballot

Women’s right to vote was recognized 100 years ago; we need to use the ballots women fought for.

Editorial: Masks, distance drive down infections; keep at it

Wearing masks and social distancing are moving the needle on Covid infections. But we’re not there yet.

Editorial: State lawmakers shouldn’t wait to start budget work

Making tough choices on cuts and revenue can’t wait until next year and hopes for better news.

Editorial: Everett council should accept $6M to hire police

The federal grant is flexible enough to give the city the option to hire officers as it is able.

Editorial: No fair this year, but here’s a fair way to help

A food drive is scheduled for Thursday at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds parking lot.

Editorial: Make certain you count in 2020 census

The Census Bureau has been told to cut its work short, making your response even more important.

Editorial: Protect U.S. Postal Service’s role in our elections

Recent cost-cutting measures have slowed delivery in the weeks before the November election.

Editorial: Court order a threat to law that protects press

Seattle news outlets have been ordered to turn over photos and video to police; it’s a dangerous move.

Editorial: Debate regarding Snake River dams is far from over

If we are to avoid the extinction of salmon runs and orcas, talks regarding the dams should continue.

Editorial: Release of weekly list of deaths should resume

The county health district no longer provides the list to The Herald; but it’s misinterpreting the law.

Editorial: Tax credit proposal would aid local journalism

Bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House would offer tax credits to advertisers and subscribers.

Editorial: Wishful thinking useless against virus, recession

Concrete steps — by Congress and ourselves — are necessary to protect our health and the economy.

Editorial: Endorsements for 1st, 39th, 44th House races

The Herald Editorial Board wraps up its primary endorsements for the state Legislature.

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