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Editorial: Reelect Paul and Ortiz-Self to House seats
The 10th and 21st district House members have been successful with their legislation and advocacy.
Editorial: Low, Eslick should represent 39th in Legislature
New boundaries have changed the district; Sam Low and Carolyn Eslick offer a good fit for the House.
Editorial: States must now take lead on climate change action
With the Supreme Court limiting the EPA’s authority, states must lead the work to reduce emissions.
Editorial: Keep veteran Olson on Snohomish PUD board
A former employee and three-term commissioner, ‘Toni’ Olson offers experience and institutional knowledge.
Editorial: Waiting could force bad choice on dams, salmon
Work should begin now to begin replacing what four dams on the Snake River provide.
Editorial: Happy Independence Days, America
Linked by history and promise, Juneteenth and the Fourth of July should be celebrated together.
Editorial: Court majority weakens church, state separation
The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision does more to hurt religious liberty than protect a coach’s prayer.
Editorial: Court’s decision a subtraction from our rights
Using a cherry-picked history, it limits the rights of women and will extend the reach of poverty.
Editorial: Tough path for gun legislation becomes less clear
U.S. Supreme Court decision on gun laws clouds hopes for reasonable and effective safety measures.
Editorial: Gas tax holiday could end up costing us even more
President Biden’s request to suspend gas taxes offers little benefit and considerable risk.
Editorial: Bridging the gap between two days of independence
A forum will discuss what Juneteenth means for the Fourth of July and its promise to all Americans.
Editorial: Chance for reporters, readers to understand other
A Pew survey of 12,000 journalists offers insights into their work and their concerns for journalism.
Editorial: Window closing for Congress to act on gun violence
If it is to pass even modest reforms, the Senate must find agreement among 60 members within days.
Editorial: Health district joining county a timely move
A close partnership between the district and county during covid showed benefits of integration.
Editorial: County’s mayors warn of public safety crisis
Decreases in crime in recent years appear to have reversed, prompting cities to raise the alert.
Editorial: Sound Transit’s lax fare policy just isn’t fair
The agency, as it extends light rail to Everett while taxing its residents, must enforce fares.
Editorial: A mindless loyalty holds back action on gun deaths
With large majorities in favor of tighter restrictions, it’s what prevents work to curb gun deaths.
Editorial: A Terrace creek puts infrastructure plan to work
Restoring Hall Creek’s meandering path will treat stormwater while providing a natural park.
Editorial: Return of wildfire season brings new concern
Utilities in the state will need to pay more attention to risks to powerlines from wind and trees.
Editorial: New districts, more make for vital election season
Voters should check to see if they’re in a new district and prepare for consequential elections.