In Our View

Editorial: Some final thoughts on the general election

You have only a few more days to mark your ballot and return it. Not voting silences your voice.

Editorial: Elect Okoloko, Thompson to Superior Court bench

Appointed following retirements, both have quickly earned the support of peers in the court system.

Where’d the Washington Post columnists go?

Because of a change in The Washington Post’s syndication contract with The Herald, several of the Post’s columnists as of Nov. 1 will not be… Continue reading

Editorial: R-88 will fairly promote racial, gender diversity

It encourages recruitment — not quotas — of underrepresented candidates for college, jobs and contracts.

Editorial: Dunn will add to county council’s balanced skills

Megan Dunn and Anna Rohrbough each have relevant experience, but Dunn’s stand on issues recommends her.

Editorial: Ty Trenary has sheriff’s office, jail on right path

Adam Fortney spurred a useful debate on the response to opioids and crime, but Trenary’s reforms are working.

Editorial: Sullivan well prepared for job of county treasurer

Rob Toyer and Brian Sullivan have relevant experience, but Sullivan offers intriguing proposals.

Editor: Fell best prepared to lead auditor’s office

Cindy Gobel and Garth Fell have skills for the post, but Fell has run county elections for 12 years.

Editorial: Reelect Vogeli, Bader to Everett City Council

Liz Vogeli and Scott Bader work well with the rest of the council and pay attention to the city’s needs.

Editorial: Costs of I-976 would be too great to bear

It would gut funding for state and local road and transportation projects, and could stop ST3.

Editorial: Marysville voters should keep Nehring as mayor

Mike Patrick’s candidacy has encouraged a good discussion, but Jon Nehring has delivered results.

Editorial: Tolbert key to Arlington’s financial turnaround

The two-term mayor’s leadership has brought reforms and allowed the city to benefit from growth.

Editorial: Reelect Lund to Lake Stevens School Board

Paul Lund, nearly 10 years on the board, continues to show enthusiasm for meeting students’ needs.

Editorial: Adopt rule to clear the air in Puget Sound region

The regional clean air agency will consider adopting a clean-fuel standard for the Puget Sound area.

Editorial: Galovin, Albright for Marysville School Board

Paul Galovin offers a needed perspective for the board. Albright has helped guide reviews of policy.

Editorial: Chase, Graves, Katims for Edmonds School Board

Carin Chase is well-versed on legislative issues and should be retained by Edmonds district voters.

Editorial: Retain Simmons, Kennedy on Mukilteo School Board

The two incumbents are effective board members and have put students’ interests at the forefront.

Editorial: HopeWorks Station a model for ending poverty cycle

The combination of housing and training will rebuild lives but also revitalize its neighborhood.

Editorial: Allow college athletes to profit from performance

A new California law would let athletes sign endorsement deals, but a broader rule is needed.

Editorial: E-cigarette users need to know what they’re inhaling

State law should require makers to list ingredients for tobacco and cannabis vaping products.