In Our View

Editorial: Kids need more than 13 minutes for lunch

A state audit recommends more time for school lunches and moving recess before lunch, rather than after.

Editorial: How best to pay for national parks’ upkeep

Park fee increases, advertising and selling land won’t do. Another funding model offers promise.

Editorial: Nation needs campaign finance watchdog on the job

A resignation leaves the Federal Election Commission unable to do its work ahead of the 2020 race.

Editorial: Rolling on to future of 100 percent clean energy

Snohomish PUD and the BPA are working to meet a mandate for electricity from all-renewable sources.

Editorial: Meetings canceled over threats show broken process

Online threats regarding the state’s wolf management plan limit the public’s voice in those decisions.

Editorial: Lungs or not, Amazon needs better protection

The metaphor fails, but the South American rainforest is vital to maintaining climate and biodiversity.

Editorial: State makes right move by funding Title X services

Replacing funding a federal agency has pulled will save money and assure better health for women.

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.

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: 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.

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