In Our View

Editorial: Democrats’ control in Olympia comes with a duty

The Democrats’ majorities in the Legislature could be short-lived if they don’t work with Republicans.

Editorial: GET college plans better option than student loans

The program has resumed, allowing parents to pay in advance for a child’s college education.

Editorial: Imagine museum a vital resource for families

Everett’s Imagine Children’s Museum fosters the play that is crucial to childhood development.

Editorial: A recap of Herald editorial board endorsements

Get our your ballot and make your choices for local races in your community. Ballots are due Nov. 7.

Editorial: Local issues should be driving voter turnout

The irony is that off-year elections, where the races are local, often have the greatest impact.

Editorial: Fee increase would do little to aid national parks

But an act in Congress would allocate needed funds for 30 years. And it won’t cost taxpayers a dime.

Editorial: Re-elect Terry Ryan to County Council’s District 4

Endorsement: Ryan has become the point person on growth and development issues for the council.

Editorial: Re-elect LeSesne to Everett Echool Board

Endorsement: Pam LeSesne has proved herself a leader who listens and applies that input.

Editorial: Choices for Lynnwood City Council

Endorsements: The editorial board recommends Christine Frizzell, Ian Cotton and Ruth Ross.

Editorial: Retain Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith

Challenger George Hurst raises valid budget concerns, but Smith has proved her leadership skills.

Editorial: Choices for Edmonds City Council

Endorsements: The editorial board recommends Josh Thompson and Adrienne Fraley-Monillas for council.

Editorial: Can we please keep a civil tongue?

A recent EdCC forum asked panelists: Are you alarmed at the tone and tenor of civic discourse today?

Editorial: Retain Gregerson as Mukilteo’s mayor

Both candidates offer impressive resumes, but Gregerson showed leadership and compassion as mayor.

Editorial: Endorsements for Snohomish City Council

Continuing Tuesday’s recommendations, the editorial board endorses Redmon, Countryman and Dana.

Editorial: Picks for Marysville City Council

Endorsements: The editorial board recommends Vaughan, James, King and Stevens to Marysville voters.

Editorial: Picks for Snohomish mayor and council

The editorial board endorses Guzak for mayor; Sanders and Merrill for council positions 3 and 4.

Editorial: End the ‘hostage’ drama on capital budget, Hirst

Heels are dug in as deep as a well. Lawmakers must pass a capital budget and a fix for water rights.

Editorial: Rasmussen, Scarboro for Monroe City Council

Endorsement: Jeff Rassmussen and Kirk Scarboro have used their first terms to the city’s benefit.

Editorial: Re-elect Geoffrey Thomas to Monroe mayor post

Election 2017: The editorial board also endorses R. Todd Fredrickson for city council.

Hearings fail to find Sound Transit duped lawmakers, voters

Editorial: A Senate panel’s hearings fall short of proving the transit agency misled anyone on ST3.