In Our View

Editorial: Help direct Everett’s city council districts plan

What district representation will look like depends on the guidance that residents can provide now.

Editorial: How a lightbulb saved Sunset Falls

A hydropower project on the Skykomish River is not needed, says the PUD, thanks to conservation.

Editorial: A growing threat to local coverage of news

Local news consumers need to resist a Borg-like assimilation of print, broadcast and online news.

Editorial: Vote yes on Sno-Isle Libraries levy request

The library, which serves 23 communities, seeks funding to continue its current level of service.

Editorial: States must press EPA on air pollution standards

The EPA chief’s attempts to roll back mileage and emission standards go against the agency’s mandate.

Editorial: Zinke an unexpected ally for Cascade grizzlies

The Trump official has restarted a review of bear introduction plans; now he can help with outreach.

Editorial: County, cities add to toolbox for fighting opioids

Efforts are building to end a costly cycle of addiction, homelessness, jail and release.

Editorial: Keep citizenship question out of 2020 census

It could badly skew data needed for fair representation, and the question is asked in other surveys.

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newpapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

Editorial: Voter support there for reasonable limits on guns

Candidates for the Legislature and Congress should consider public support for firearms legislation.

Editorial: Facebook not making it easy for some to stay

If it hopes to avoid losing users, it must convince them of its committment to their privacy.

Editorial: Delta’s struggle with dentists calls for extraction

Dentists for the state’s largest dental insurer are pushing for changes that could benefit patients.

Editorial: What’s behind the rise in pedestrian deaths?

State and local officials can do more for safety, but so too can drivers and walkers, themselves.

Editorial: Help Everett Transit shape transportation future

The city needs to solve a looming budget shortfall, but changes are needed over the next 20 years.

Editorial: FDA should limit nicotine in cigarettes, tobacco

The proposal could save millions of lives by helping smokers quit and keeping kids from starting.

Editorial: Eyman right to fight lawmakers’ initiative maneuver

The initiative promoter is suing to let voters choose between I-940 and the Legislature’s version.

Editorial: Walkouts can keep focus on school safety, firearms

Students should be encouraged in their efforts to press state and national leaders for action.

What got done and what didn’t in the Legislature

With Democratic majorities in House and Senate, lawmakers passed scores of legislation this session.

Editorial: Rights restored, time to strengthen school papers

Lawmakers have restored free speech rights for student newspapers. Now to restore those programs.

Editorial: Learning lab project moving ahead without state

A pilot project to tutor middle school students will get its start in Edmonds and Mukilteo schools.