Everett Council, Dist. 1: Fosse offers fresh perspective

I support Mary Fosse for Everett City Council, District 1 and I…


Everett Council, Dist. 4: Vogeli a great community leader

As an immigrant and single mom, I am a proud supporter of…


Herald editorial board, reporters doing good work on climate

Three cheers for The Herald Editorial Board for its impressive opinion article…


Marysville council, Pos. 3: King dedicated to city’s needs

We support Tom King for Marysville City Council, Position 3. Tom has lived and worked in Marysville his whole life. He supports many local groups… Continue reading

Voters must demand investments in Build Back Better Act

Congress needs to pass the Build Back Better Act and put it on President Biden’s desk for a signature as soon as possible. The Build… Continue reading

Arlington Council, Pos. 3: Nelson gets results for residents

My husband and I met Debora Nelson shortly after buying our first home in January of 2020. Deb and her husband were out for one… Continue reading

Herald should bring back readers’ favorite comics

I am a long-time subscriber to your print edition. I typically thumb through the newspaper and read what interests me. The one page I always… Continue reading

Maryville School Board: Edwards, Sheldon needed on board

Recently the Marysville School District has experienced turmoil; the superintendent has been on an extended medical leave and there are reports of unresolved racial issues… Continue reading

There is a distinction regarding ‘My body, my choice’

Regarding the letter regarding the “My body, my choice” slogan applied to pro-choice and vaccination campaigns, I have a difficult time understanding how a woman’s… Continue reading

Generosity of many to Greater Providence Campaign saving lives

I was happy to see Marshall and Katherine Cymbaluk recognized in The Herald for their family’s generous $5 million donation to support our local hospital… Continue reading

Unvaccinated risking others’ lives by flooding hospitals

The unvaccinated are the people most likely to contract the covid virus and then put a disproportionate demand on emergency care and oxygen supplies. If… Continue reading

Check PDC website to see who’s giving to candidates

One factor I use when determining who to support for public office is campaign contributions using the Public Disclosure Commission website, www.pdc.wa.gov. A strong campaign… Continue reading

Marysville schools’ rule on Thin Blue Line Flag inconsistent

In a letter to parents on Sept. 27, Dr. Chris Pearson, Marysville School District interim superintendent stated that all “Thin Blue Line” flags must be… Continue reading

Arlington City Council, Pos. 3: Nelson responsive to citizen concerns

Debora Nelson and her husband Bob were the first neighbors to welcome us when we moved to Arlington four years ago. Debora has since become… Continue reading

City of Snohomish mayor: Redmon has qualities of leader

In the Summer 2020 Snohomish publication, Mayor John Kartak writes that his job is not to lead and goes on to define “leadership” as “some… Continue reading

Mother Goose comic helped lighten Herald’s gloom and doom

The Herald is all gloom and doom and no fun anymore without Mother Goose and Grimm. I’m starting to feel like leaving it in the… Continue reading

Cancer kills more than covid, yet cigarettes are legal, taxed

Covid and cancer Cancer kills more, yet cigarettes legal Recently published, the No. 1 cause of death in Washington state is cancer. The newest annual… Continue reading

Don’t dump; dispose of items properly

My wife and I took delivery of a new bed frame and mattress this last weekend. What became of the decrepit old box spring and… Continue reading

Norton Avenue’s blind hill needs speed bump nowx

I am writing to express my outrage at the City of Everett for ignoring the dangerous blind hill on Norton Avenue. Just days ago, there… Continue reading

Snohomish City Council, Pos. 6: Burke can serve city’s needs

I have known and respected Lea Anne Burke for many years. We’ve worked together on various environment and sustainability related projects, including: creation of a… Continue reading