Everett City Council, Pos. 1: Fosse backs action on housing

My issue is homelessness. It’s a daily problem affecting our quality of…


Lake Stevens City Council: Incumbents’ experience matters

I am writing to share my endorsement of Gary Petershagen, Kim Daughtry,…


Mukilteo council, Pos. 1: Harris focused on consensus

About eighteen months ago I wrote a letter in support of a…


Regional Fire & Rescue levy: Back safety with Prop. 1 support

This November we have the opportunity to make sure our firefighters with Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue have our full support, by voting yets for… Continue reading

County council races: Low, Nehring not helping renters

As the election approaches, it is vitally important our community elect Snohomish County Council members who operate with integrity, common sense and in the best… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 1: Incumbent not responsive to voters

We receive mailings from incumbents boasting of their experience and the many positions they hold. Apparently, they believe that things are going well, but not… Continue reading

Mill Creek council, Pos. 3: Briles accessible, responsible

As a 36-year resident of Mill Creek, I urge voters to retain Benjamin Briles to the Mill Creek City Council on Nov. 2. I met… Continue reading

Snohomish mayor: Kartak hasn’t kept pledges

John Kartak can’t sell himself on his own merits. He embellishes his record and misrepresents his opponent. She chooses not to say anything negative about… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 1: Fosse strong community leader

I support Mary Fosse for Everett City Council District 1. She is a competent and strong community leader. She is more than qualified and is… Continue reading

Mukilteo school board, Dist. 2: Schwab dedicated to students

This is to encourage all of those living within the Mukilteo School District to cast their ballot for Judy Schwab so she can continue her… Continue reading

Council Council, Dist. 1: Nehring serves taxpayers’ interests

As a taxpayer, it is important to me that my tax dollars are being managed responsibly. That is why I am supporting Nate Nehring’s re-election… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 1: Fosse gets things done

I’m supporting Mary Fosse for Everett City Council District 1 because she is simply the best person for the job. She has all the professional… Continue reading

Everett Council, Pos. 1: Fosse works for her district

When Mary Fosse co-chaired the Delta Neighborhood Association, she led an effort to obtain funds for removal of toxic waste from the neighborhood, helped organize… Continue reading

Marysville City Council: Retain the current council members

I strongly disagree with The Herald’s endorsement of Marysville City Council candidate Cindy Gobel. A Herald article of Oct. 30, 2019 quoted then-Auditor Carolyn Weikel… Continue reading

Mukilteo council, mayor: Vote for Schmalz, Stoltz, Gregerson

My parents live in Lynnwood right off Shelby Road, where trees are being logged to make room for “building up.” We are told this high-density… Continue reading

Mukilteo mayor: Marine should be mayor again

I am going to vote to elect Joe Marine for mayor of Mukilteo because when he was mayor, he: Rebuilt Rosehill School and built City… Continue reading

Snohomish mayor: Kartak in denial over protest

As a Snohomish voter, I am both dismayed and disappointed in Mayor John Kartak’s response to the Oct. 16 release of a documentary created by… Continue reading

County Council, District 1: Nate had his shot; vote for Nicole

I usually agree with The Herald’s endorsements, but the endorsement of Nate Nehring for the county council’s 1st District is one I cannot agree with.… Continue reading

Mill Creek council, Pos. 2: Vignal has leadership credential

Stephanie Vignal eats, sleeps and breathes the Mill Creek City Council on which she serves as mayor pro tem. I frequently see her on my… Continue reading

Snohomish mayor: Look deeper into Kartak’s math

A friend of mine expressed concern recently that Snohomish Mayor John Kartak was being unfairly attacked, that he was being bullied. However, another friend noted,… Continue reading