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Editorial: Facebook’s bluff ends hopes for local news support
A threat helped scuttle legislation to pay local newspapers for the news social media profits from.
Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Dec. 6
A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading
Editorial: Start work now to power electric vehicle future
The goal for more electric cars will require a beefed-up grid and a network of charging stations.
Editorial: Stepped-up effort needed to reduce traffic deaths
Lawmakers, local officials and drivers, themselves, need to put more emphasis on traffic safety.
Editorial: Using care and caring on Giving Tuesday
Donations of money and time support work of charities. The times call for wise use of your dollars.
Editorial: Answer for environment, maritime jobs blowing in wind
Floating offshore wind farms could be a boon for maritime employers like Everett’s Dunlap Towing.
Editorial: A big way to support small businesses, communities
Small Business Saturday is your invitation to help small businesses, their employees and your town.
Editorial: Reduce cannabis business as target for crime
With time short, the U.S. Senate can pass an act that would limit the lure of cash from shops.
Editorial: Friction provides no warmth to homeless in county
A public dispute among state agencies and local governments can only delay solutions for homelessness.
Editorial: Drain on Social Security’s solvency isn’t easing
Unless Congress makes changes soon, benefits could be reduced by 23 percent as early as 2034.
Editorial: Give grizzlies chance to return to North Cascades
A shelved proposal to reintroduce the bears to the state’s wilderness has resumed with four hearings.
Editorial: What 1.5 degrees means for climate change fight
It’s a warning and a goal that we and our leaders must meet with a balance of alarm and optimism.
Editorial: Grocery giants’ merger raises concerns for shoppers
Sales or closures of stores could bring higher prices, loss of jobs and wider ‘food deserts’ for many.
Editorial: Your ballot is your civics exam; turn it in today
You have access to the information you need; use it to cast your ballot and practice democracy.
Editorial: State fund an investment to exit poverty cycle
The state treasurer wants to invest funds now for children to use later for financial stability.
Editorial: County needs a school to train dental hygienists
There’s a cavity to fill in Snohomish County. Too few hygienists are available to fill open jobs.
Editorial: Herald now endorses Gilday for 10th District House seat
Because of misrepresentations made by Clyde Shavers on his resume, his endorsement is rescinded.
Editorial: Final thoughts in the week before the election
Some advice to help you choose your candidates, submit your ballot and learn about elections.
Editorial: A recap of The Herald’s election endorsements
As you consider your vote in the Nov. 8 election, the editorial board makes these recommendations.
Editorial: Gilday in 10th, Cortes in 38th House districts
The editorial board begins its endorsements with two state House races in newly redrawn districts.