Arlington Garden Sale support aids club’s scholarship fund

The Arlington Garden Club thanks the residents of Arlington and other locals…


Knowing Heimlich maneuver saved a life

I have been a resident in Edmonds for almost 20 years. I…


Thanks for support at Camano Island Animal Shelter’s bake sale

Thank you for supporting the Camano Island Animal Shelter (CASA). On behalf…


Weyerhaeuser gift appreciated

Snohomish group appreciates Weyerhaeuser gift

Columnist’s justifications for CIA’s Haspel fall short

The fact that so many knowledgeable people have indicated that torture does not work insofar as gaining truthful or accurate information, Debra J. Sanders blithely… Continue reading

Should patients be asked financial questions?

I had a doctor’s appointment this morning and left feeling very disturbed, and now I am outraged. While I was checking in, the receptionist starting… Continue reading

More wetland destruction for county to investigate

Very glad to see Snohomish County suing a Lynnwood couple over unpermitted clearing and grading that ruined a wetlands and diverted a stream (“County sues… Continue reading

Government wasn’t meant to be run as a business

Business practices Not how you run a government The appeal was to elect a businessman to help us all out. Discounting the fact our government… Continue reading

James McCusker makes economics understandable

James McCusker Economic subjects explained well One of the reasons that I subscribe to The Herald is the quality of its columns on the subject… Continue reading

Political correctness used to defend terrorists

Israel’s borders Political correctness defends terrorists The article published May 16, “Israel faces new charges of excessive use of force,” is another example of the… Continue reading

Deputies portrayed unfairly in story

I have decided that I can’t believe everything that is written in the newspapers. Where did you get your facts for the recent article about… Continue reading

Go on offensive to confront opioid crisis

Time magazine recently dedicated an entire issue depicting the tragic and devastating consequences of the ongoing opioid epidemic. During 2016, over 60,000 people died because… Continue reading

Have Mariners once again scuttled post-season hopes?

The Mariners’ postseason drought, dating back to 2001, is the longest in the four major U.S. professional sports. Was there a glimmer of hope of… Continue reading

Reader appreciates The Herald’s columnists

I wanted to tell you how much I am enjoying The Herald, and, especially, Sid Schwab. Having been born in Seattle in 1925, I have… Continue reading

Continue work of Step Up for racial equity

The call to move racial equity forward was heard loud and clear in Snohomish County on April 20 where over 600 community members engaged in… Continue reading

Editorial cartoon makes clear point about U.S. Mideast policy

Thank you for publishing the editorial cartoon by Lisa Benson in the May 15 Herald. While I personally deplore her usually retrograde political stance, I… Continue reading

Will Trump’s supporters demand answers from him?

and still subscribe to — the foundation of duty, honor, country. Honor requires truth, duty requires honor. Together, the country,… Continue reading

Coach Dennis Kloke applied lessons well learned at WSU

Thanks for the super article on Coach Dennis Kloke’s half-century of excellence in the coaching profession (“Stanwood’s Dennis Kloke to retire after 51 years of… Continue reading

Thanks to 38th District legislators for productive session

I want to issue a belated “Thank you!” to our state legislators in the 38th District: John McCoy, June Robinson and Mike Sells. The latest… Continue reading

Thanks to Stanwood’s Dennis Kloke for coaching kids

Coach Dennis Kloke was featured in The Herald’s sports section on May 11 with great photos and a great article (“Stanwood’s Dennis Kloke to retire… Continue reading