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Commentary: Pandemic’s painful truth; we don’t value elders

Commentary: Pandemic’s painful truth; we don’t value elders

Our ageism is seen in our lack of support for nursing homes and in how we allocate resources.

Commentary: Pandemic’s painful truth; we don’t value elders
Editorial: More than buyer must beware in opening too soon

Editorial: More than buyer must beware in opening too soon

That businesses are eager to open is understandable, but the risks to safety and the economy remain.

Editorial: More than buyer must beware in opening too soon
Editorial: Extend protections for domestic violence victims

Editorial: Extend protections for domestic violence victims

At the state and national levels, Republican leaders have balked at extending necessary protections.

Editorial: Extend protections for domestic violence victims
Editorial: Lawsuits not path to reopening state’s economy

Editorial: Lawsuits not path to reopening state’s economy

A majority of state residents back measured and safe steps to emerge from the state’s stay-home orders.

Editorial: Lawsuits not path to reopening state’s economy
Snohomish County Auditor Garth Fell inspects the testing of ballot-counting equipment prior to the March 10 presidential primary. (Rachel Riley / Herald file photo)

Editorial: Pandemic forces some changes for 2020 election

What the coronavirus hasn’t changed is the need for good candidates and for informed voters.

Snohomish County Auditor Garth Fell inspects the testing of ballot-counting equipment prior to the March 10 presidential primary. (Rachel Riley / Herald file photo)
Editorial: Food banks and families they serve need your help

Editorial: Food banks and families they serve need your help

The number of people needing help has doubled, at a time when donations are down 70 percent.

Editorial: Food banks and families they serve need your help
Editorial: Pandemic hasn’t made it easy, but we can still help

Editorial: Pandemic hasn’t made it easy, but we can still help

You can show you care by downloading and printing the ‘I Care By…’ sign and posting it to social media.

Editorial: Pandemic hasn’t made it easy, but we can still help
Editorial: Even before COVID, need for nurses was certain

Editorial: Even before COVID, need for nurses was certain

The state may face a shortage of 7,000 nurses by 2025; WGU’s online programs can help meet that need.

Editorial: Even before COVID, need for nurses was certain
Editorial: For want of a cotton swab, will economy be lost?

Editorial: For want of a cotton swab, will economy be lost?

What is most needed to reopen the economy of the state and nation is more testing for COVID-19.

Editorial: For want of a cotton swab, will economy be lost?

Editorial: Allow us a ‘pledge break’ seeking your support

The Herald is seeking donations in a special campaign to support our investigative journalism.

Editorial: Public health isn’t part of Sheriff Fortney’s beat

Editorial: Public health isn’t part of Sheriff Fortney’s beat

The sheriff, critical of state stay-home orders, said on Facebook he will not carry out those orders.

Editorial: Public health isn’t part of Sheriff Fortney’s beat
Editorial: Everett faces painful cuts to survive downturn

Editorial: Everett faces painful cuts to survive downturn

Facing millions of dollars in lost revenue, the city is preparing to make deep but necessary cuts.

Editorial: Everett faces painful cuts to survive downturn
This July 17, 1969 photo shows the Earth as the Apollo 11 mission travels toward the moon. The first Earth Day would be celebrated less than a year later on April 22, 1970. (NASA via Associated Press)

Editorial: Pandemic won’t cancel Earth Day

But the economic shutdown it has forced has shown what can be gained in reducing carbon emissions.

This July 17, 1969 photo shows the Earth as the Apollo 11 mission travels toward the moon. The first Earth Day would be celebrated less than a year later on April 22, 1970. (NASA via Associated Press)
Editorial: Expand and protect ability to vote by mail

Editorial: Expand and protect ability to vote by mail

A new study shows no advantage to either party with mail-in ballots, but there’s a new threat.

Editorial: Expand and protect ability to vote by mail
Editorial: Libraries go online to keep us reading, connected

Editorial: Libraries go online to keep us reading, connected

The closures of buildings haven’t kept Sno-Isle and Everett libraries from offering their services.

Editorial: Libraries go online to keep us reading, connected

Burke: Among First Ladies, how will Melania be remembered?

So far, she’s managed some tweets about coronavirus, a puzzling jacket and her ‘Be Best’ encouragement.

Editorial: Everett testing site’s closure means less certainty

Editorial: Everett testing site’s closure means less certainty

Ample testing for the coronavirus could provide information we need to better confront the outbreak.

Editorial: Everett testing site’s closure means less certainty
Editorial: Wear your mask, and sew to show your support

Editorial: Wear your mask, and sew to show your support

Service agencies in Snohomish County are in need of masks to protect their workers and volunteers.

Editorial: Wear your mask, and sew to show your support
Editorial: Trump must reopen Obamacare enrollment for jobless

Editorial: Trump must reopen Obamacare enrollment for jobless

About 3.5 million are without coverage following layoffs; ACA enrollment must be reopened for them.

Editorial: Trump must reopen Obamacare enrollment for jobless
Editorial: Prepare for a long fight to flatten the curve

Editorial: Prepare for a long fight to flatten the curve

Stay-at-home orders have been extended; but there’s reason for hope the efforts are working.

Editorial: Prepare for a long fight to flatten the curve
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