Housing Hope project near Sequoia will help homeless students

Any parent of a child in school these days is stressed out…


Liias has direct, recent experience for lieutenant governor

Regarding The Herald’s Oct. 4 editorial regarding the lieutenant governor’s race: “Denny…


Sexual health education hasn’t worked in other states

Referendum 90 is a well-intentioned alteration of the social education of our…


Graham column on stuggles with depression was helpful

Thank you for bringing Ciera Graham to The Herald’s opinion page. I appreciate her thoughtful insights and learning about her experiences as a woman of… Continue reading

As secretary of state, Tarleton will protect elections

Kim Wyman, as Secretary of State, has a right-wing record on voting that does not match the progressive policies of Gael Tarleton. In our state,… Continue reading

State auditor isn’t doing her job

Bloomberg published on Sept. 27th “Hackers Have Infiltrated Many of Washington State’s Agencies.” Pat McCarthy in 2017 supposedly was amping up cybersecurity efforts. If cyber-security… Continue reading

Trump and GOP not fit to serve as dogcatcher

The infection of Donald Trump with covid-19 is a clear indication that he and the Republican Party in general are focused on the wrong threat.… Continue reading

Disgusted by The Herald’s one-sided nonsense

How can The Herald even call itself a newspaper? Your blatant hatred of President Trump is appalling. Never ever have you written a positive article… Continue reading

Switching my vote for secretary of state to Tarleton

I voted for Kim Wyman as Washington’s Secretary of State in the past for several reasons, including the endorsements from The Herald. I am not… Continue reading

Trust your local election officials and vote

It’s important to remind voters that neither the president, or the political parties have any direct control over our voting systems. That resides in thousands… Continue reading

Learn about judicial candidates before voting

I am a 78-year-old retired lawyer. Your Snohomish County ballot will contain three contested judicial races. Do not try to discern which name sounds more… Continue reading

Trump’s allegations of vote rigging are an insult

We are used to President Trump making off-the-cuff and off-the-wall remarks, and this is what some supporters like about him. But his repeated statement, that… Continue reading

Vote Jay Inslee out and let him wait for his jobless benefits

There was a recent letter to The Herald praising Gov. Jay Inslee for his response to the covid-19 pandemic. I will continue the “praises.” Let’s… Continue reading

Vote yes on Ref. 90 to address sexual violence

Sexual violence is an all too common serious societal and public health concern with many long-lasting societal and interpersonal impacts. Sexual violence does not discriminate… Continue reading

Court nomination is being rushed to protect Trump

After saying that 10 months away was too close to the election to consider a Supreme Court nomination, the GOP now says that with less… Continue reading

Delegating power is crucial to good government

There is such a thing as delegating power. Delegating power is not about making fall guys or leaving people holding a bag that no one… Continue reading

10th LD, House, Pos. 1: Homola worked to improve things

I don’t just vote Democrat or Republican. I vote for the person, whom I think will do a great job. Seventeen years ago I had… Continue reading

10th LD, Senate: Price Johnson will act for people, not party

In fairness I do not know Helen Price Johnson’s opponent in the upcoming election for 10th Legislative District senator. I do know Helen. I am… Continue reading

Mental, physical health care not given support necessary

A recent article in the Seattle Times about the struggles that nursing homes have had with low staffing levels should come as no surprise to… Continue reading

10th LD, Senate: Helen Price Johnson builds consensus

I’m voting for Helen Price Johnson for State Senator for the 10th Legislative District for one reason: her experience. It’s an easy decision for anyone… Continue reading