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Editorial: Even after 1 million deaths, covid fight isn’t over
Most of us have put away masks, but case counts are rising again and vigilance is still paramount.
Editorial: Marysville board must keep focus on students’ needs
Discussion of LGBTQ clubs must tune out the culture war noise and focus on students and families.
Editorial: Edmonds ‘camping’ ban won’t solve homelessness
The city first must be able to offer shelter opportunities before forcing people off the streets.
Editorial: Trades program building students’ careers and lives
Girls Build introduced high school students to building trades apprenticeships and careers.
Editorial: Closer to tax reforms, work group must find accord
With proposals ready for more analysis, the work group must reach consensus to fix an unfair system.
Editorial: The future’s riding on wheels of a bus
Innovation and investment in a new bus rapid transit route and electric buses can get us where we’re going.
Editorial: Playing whack-a-mole against teen use of nicotine
State and federal officials got in two good whacks against e-cigarette makers but the game isn’t over.
Editorial: Gray whales a reminder of what must be protected
The death of one whale and the visit of others calls to the impacts they and their habitat face.
Editorial: A price on carbon will keep forests saving climate
A new DNR program will use carbon-offset credits to preserve state forestland and bring in revenue.
Editorial: Switch to electric cars making increasing sense
A state goal will require new car sales be for electrics by 2030, but many may want to switch sooner.
Editorial: Voters can help rewrite Marysville schools story
The district has listened to voters, trimmed its levy requests and has made leadership changes.
Editorial: We can repudiate racism without erasing history
Wiping ugly history from textbooks, language and documents only serves to protect racism.
Editorial: Steps to protect public, police will honor officer
During her state of the city address, Everett’s mayor outlines what’s needed to confront crime.
Editorial: Bullet train study should include other options
The state’s $150 million, joined by federal funds, will look at a bullet train between Portland and B.C.
Editorial: Voters shouldn’t ignore Rep. Sutherland’s reprimand
The 39th District Republican representative will have new voters this year he will need to answer to.
Editorial: Voters can make call on lawmakers’ success, failure
Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature staked out clear budget and tax positions this year.
Editorial: Better acccess to public meetings a covid-era plus
An Everett lawmaker’s bill will help update the state’s public meeting rules for the 21st century.
Editorial: Needed fixes made for long-term care program
Reforms to WA Cares provide fairness and help ensure a benefit millions will need in the future.
Editorial: Hobbs looks to build on past election chief’s work
Steve Hobbs, facing voters this year, is working to fortify systems to secure and promote elections.
Editorial: Extend the reprieve on student loan payments
Suspending payments would allow time to improve programs for student loans and financial aid.