In Our View

Editorial: DelBene has earned support of 1st District voters

Showing a talent for legislation and a desire for good governance, she can be a leader in Congress.

Editorial: Trump’s body-slam of First Amendment rights

Trump’s celebration of an assault against a reporter poses a threat to journalists across the globe.

Editorial: I-1639’s firearm measures can make a difference

Provisions to raise the age limit to buy semi-automatic rifles and store firearms safely make sense.

Editorial: I-1634’s saccharine attack on local goverment

Soda companies want to stop cities from taxing sugary drinks. It has nothing to do with groceries.

Editorial: Send I-940 back to Legislature for better bill

A new standard for officer-involved shootings is needed, but lawmakers need a second try at a bill.

Editorial: Even with flaws, I-1631 provides climate solutions

We are past the point of waiting for a perfect solution; carbon emissions must be reduced now.

Editorial: Public safety tax measures deserve yes vote

The measures, including one to replace the countywide radio system, are vital for public safety.

Editorial: Peterson, Ortiz-Self for 21st Legislative District

Peterson and Ortiz-Self have won passage of legislation regarding education and the environment.

Editorial: Robinson, Eslick for House seats

Robinson has shown herself as a skilled legislator. Eslick knows the needs of her rural district.

Editorial: Yes on Everett council districts; yes on 4-3 plan

Electing four council members by districts and three at-large allows the best mix of advantages.

Editorial: Lovick and Mead for 44th District House seats

Lovick is an effective and respected lawmaker. Mead has a realistic take on transportation funding.

Editorial: Logan, Wolfe deserve seats on PUD board

Logan is an advocate for PUD energy projects. Wolfe will push for efficiency and transparency.

Editorial: If not Nimitz, what can Everett expect from Navy?

With the carrier not returning, local leaders need more information on the Navy’s plans for the base.

Editorial: Report outlines actions to save state’s orca whales

Comments are being taken on a draft plan of actions that could help orcas by rebuilding salmon runs.

Editorial: Congress’ opioid bills only a start on what’s needed

Greater spending on treatment and enforcement will be needed to reverse the nation’s opioid crisis.

Editorial: Everett’s electric bus should be first of many

The state’s portion of a settlement with VW should go toward the purchase of more electric vehicles.

Editorial: Resume talks to replace I-5’s Columbia River spans

Even 200 miles away, Snohomish County needs a reliable span across the Columbia River.

Editorial: When politics collides with #MeToo

Assault allegations involving two women are different, but their decisions deserve the same respect.

Editorial: Allow tribes to benefit from a brewing opportunity

Legislation now in the Senate would erase an 1834 law that outlaws distilleries on tribal land.

Editorial: Everett budget cuts will be felt but are necessary

The mayor wants cuts to staff and popular programs, but waiting will bring the loss of much more.