Brittney Griner broke law and admitted guilt

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” In other words, play…


Democrats aren’t you tired of all this?

Someone once told me that hitting yourself on the head with a…


Glad to see inclusive report on Navy ships return to port

When I picked up my Daily Herald from my porch this morning,…


Let’s join essay writer in not tolerating bad behavior

Kudos to Tyler Rourke for his eloquent description of a recent family camping trip where other campers exhibited blatant disregard for community and citizenship values… Continue reading

Couty roads can’t handle proposed retreat center

In unincorporated Snohomish County, developers are proposing a commercial complex called the MA Center PNW. They purchased a property zoned R-5 rural residential. The only… Continue reading

Opinions should have respected mural artwork

Yes, everyone has an opinion, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could broaden our minds, embrace a higher consciousness regarding all creation, the universe,… Continue reading

Support The Herald’s news staff in seeking unionization

Over the last few decades there has been a sad decline in an important community resource: community journalism. News journalists at The Herald have recently… Continue reading

Base your vote on democracy and climate solutions

The election coming up this November is crucial. There are many significant issues that the people we send to Olympia and Washington, D.C. need to… Continue reading

Mural’s creativity should have been preserved

Regarding the mural that was painted over: (“Everett building owner asks graffiti mural to be painted over,” The Herald, Aug. 9). Yes, everyone has an… Continue reading

State’s red-flag law needs greater visibility among public

The article on the use of Washington state’s extreme risk protection order, aka “red flag” law, in Snohomish County was very informative and timely (“To… Continue reading

Democrats should save squabbles, work to keep majorities

Democrats, unite; don’t fight with each other. The Republicans are enjoying it. Save your complaints for 2023 while you may still have the power to… Continue reading

Did Trump recognize possibilty of violence on Jan. 6, 2021?

In response to the recent letter about the column Mary Murphy’s column regarding the Jan. 6 committee, I’m curious about the claim that President Trump… Continue reading

Pelosi trip to Taiwan unecessary, harmful

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan has shown just how much her trip was so ill-conceived. Yes, she had every right to go, but… Continue reading

Work to deny voting access is GOP picking its voters

Republicans are working hard across America to deny poor people, minorities and others the right to vote. In America the voters have always chosen their… Continue reading

Case is well made for removal of Snake River dams

I write in response to Marc Sullivan and Angus Duncan’s recent commentary to echo their points on the energy value of the lower Snake River… Continue reading

Fox News’ take on Jan. 6 committee shows how lies spread

Thanks for the editor’s note immediately correcting claims made in a recent letter to the editor regarding testimony before the Jan. 6 committee. The letter… Continue reading

Recent letter held some truth regarding The Herald

All of my adult life I’ve held moderate and independent views, both in politics and life. These days I probably lean a bit left of… Continue reading

Demand CDC send more monkeypox vaccine to Washington state

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent Washington state a mere 3,000 courses of the monkeypox vaccine. This state has a population of… Continue reading

Snake River dams’ power easily replaced

A recent letter regarding the Snake River dams being vital to state’s clean energy goals, it stated concern about windless days during periods of high… Continue reading

Everett Transit’s new service proves worth of its independence

Regarding Everett Transit’s service to the waterfront, this is exactly what I told the Everett City Council about almost two years ago when I address… Continue reading