The orca, taken from Penn Cove in 1970 to a Miami aquarium, should live out her days in home waters.
The pandemic has depleted the number of volunteers who look out for long-term care residents.
Having to fill a $2 billion gap in the $16.8 billion plan, lawmakers should avoid cutting projects.
A United Nations panel report warns that climate change is speeding up, making it harder to adapt.
Its citizens are determined to fight for their freedom; we can assist by aiding refugees and others.
Ten years after state voters legalized marijuana, the industry and public need more protection.
Election offices have seen a jump in records requests, while lawmakers consider election reforms.
Proposals for public and official review of its maps are a start, but the commission needs a revamp.
Better pay elsewhere has discouraged some from working to care for those with disabilities.
For the sake of families and the state economy, bolster K-12 schools and post-secondary education.
A Washington Health Alliance report finds wide differences in what care costs across the state.
The state schools chief says local health district policy should replace the state’s mask mandate.
The $16.8 billion, 16-year plan makes needed investments for roads, transit, bikes and pedestrians.
The Herald’s honor by the League of Women Voters is one we share with many in the community.
Camp Silverton is gone, but a bill in the Legislature may provide outdoor education to students.
Ballots are due today for the special election, which includes levies for most of Snohomish County’s school districts. Ballots returned by mail must be sent… Continue reading
Surplus revenues should allow lawmakers to provide relief through a sales tax holiday or reduction.
Gov. Inslee’s covid orders have saved lives but should be subject to better checks and balances.
‘Fun’ bills to name a state sport and a state dinosaur are no less important than ‘serious’ issues.
Keeping the relationship between the city and the library system sustains a vital community resource.