Judith Kuleta will serve city well on Snohomish City Council

Judith Kuleta has the most important qualities for local nonpartisan politics; the…


Rohrbough will work with all on county council

Elect Anna Rohrbough to Snohomish County Council on Election Day. Anna is…


Zeigen will advocate for students on Stanwood school board

I recently met George Zeigen, candidate for Stnwood-Camano Island School Board, while…


Consider artist’s life as part of the artwork

When it comes to art I believe that how the artist lives his life and what he thinks is more important than the quality of… Continue reading

Edmonds mayor: Tibbott has qualities office needs

Neil Tibbott has qualities for Edmonds mayor. Neil and Margaret Tibbott have been our neighbors for 20 years. He has been a neighborhood leader, bringing… Continue reading

Judge Thompson has overwhelming support of many

The facts support retaining Judge Paul Thompson, Snohomish County Superior Court Judge, Position 14. Having lived in Snohomish County for over 60 years, I appreciate… Continue reading

Keep fall leaves out of gutters, storm drains, please

Now that fall has arrived, and nighttime temperatures have begun to dip into the 30s, we can expect leaves to turn and begin to fall,… Continue reading

Everett City Council: Bader will keep city moving forward

I am writing in support for Everett City Council member Scott Bader, who is up for reelection this year. Scott has been actively involved in… Continue reading

I-976: Car tab tax is too high, unfair

I have never met nor do I know Tim Eyman. But I definitely read about him and have seen him on the news. Never have… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano School Board: Reelect Hagglund, Christoferson

I strongly recommend to the citizens of the Stanwood-Camano School District to re-elect Natalie Hagglund and Ken Christoferson to the board of directors; they are… Continue reading

Superior Court Judge Okoloko skilled and ethical

As a recently retired trial attorney after a long career in the Snohomish County Public Defender’s office, I strongly recommend Judge Edirin Okoloko be retained… Continue reading

Fire distict candidate defends support of firefighters

I was recently criticized in a letter to the editor to The Herald for accepting contributions to my campaign from firefighters. I’m very proud that… Continue reading

Ordinance before Lynnwood council would aid tenants

On Oct 14, Lynnwood City Council member George Hurst proposed to the Council an ordinance to help displaced low-income tenants. He needs our support because… Continue reading

Sheriff Trenary has right approach to opioids, crime

When considering local candidates for office, I evaluate what types of change and reform incumbents have actually implemented in their time in office. Sheriff Ty… Continue reading

Berg has right focus for Everett School Board

I had the pleasure to work with April Berg on the Everett School District Bond Planning Committee this past year. She was thoughtful, asked the… Continue reading

Duerr gets thing done for city on Bothell City Council

Davina Duerr may be the most hardworking and engaged member who has ever served on Bothell City Council. Before serving on Council, she served over… Continue reading

Everett responds quickly to graffiti

I would like to thank the mayor of Everett, the City Council and the painters for a wonderful job of keeping graffiti painted over. It… Continue reading

Glad emphasis put on pedestrian, bike safety in Everett

A big thank you! to the Everett Police for stepping up enforcement on pedestrian intersections on Broadway and Evergreen Way. Nobody leaves home in the… Continue reading

Hagglund deserves reelection to Stanwood-Camano school board

As a retired school principal now living on Camano Island, I am writing this letter in strong support of Natalie Hagglund for re-election to the… Continue reading

Trump supporters should consider fate of Roman republic

To those who idolize Trump: Rome was a republic until Julius Caesar came along and pronounced himself emperor. The senators feared to oppose him for… Continue reading