Letters

More information necessary on issues at Lord Hill county park

In response to a recent letter to the editor in regard to use of Snohomish County’s Lord Hill Regional Park, we the undersigned would like… Continue reading

You can find your favorite comics online

Let me make this short and sweet: Of course, it wouldn’t be in The Herald’s interest to print this for publication, so I’ll be surprised… Continue reading

Harrop: Democrats’ progressives work against actual progress

A minority in the party, they’re dragging down moderates and making it harder to pass the party’s agenda.

Unvaccinated are affecting care for all at our hospitals

I’m hoping you’ll print my thoughts on how the covid-19 virus effects innocent victims in the hospital like my mom. The covid-19 virus touches everyone… Continue reading

Arlington Council, Pos. 3: Nelson makes informed decisions

I have known Debora Nelson for many years and support her for Arlington City Council, Position 3. For the last several years I have attended… Continue reading

Gifts by Cymbaluks, others vital to hospital’s care

I was pleased to read the article recognizing the Cymbaluk family for the recent $5 million gift to Providence General Foundation (“‘Everyday people’ transofrm care… Continue reading

Problem isn’t Arlington motel, it’s nearby drug use

Though born in Washington state I am a resident of Arizona, but I still spend the nice spring and summer months in Washington, staying at… Continue reading

Columnist Robinson sees everything as racial bias

I agree with a recent reader’s comments regarding columnist Eugene Robinson! I’ve said as much in my own letters to the editor. He is divisive… Continue reading

County Council, Dist. 1: Nehring prioritizes his constituents

I was very pleased to see that Nate Nehring won the County Council, District 1 primary election with what appears to be the largest vote… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 1: Roberts cares for neighborhoods

I support Paul Roberts for re-election to Everett City Council District 1. He has extensive experience in city government. Paul is a honest, thoughtful leader… Continue reading

Rewrite building codes to make buildings all-electric

Since moving to Shoreline, I’ve witnessed climate change impacts from heat waves to “snowpocalypse.” Our inevitably hotter summers has me worried about greenhouse gas emissions,… Continue reading

Mandates protect lives and freedoms

There cannot be freedom without law. I’d like to thank you for obeying stop signs and traffic lights. I’d like to thank you for slowing… Continue reading

Mask, vaccine mandates there to protect all

An interesting AP photo on the Viewpoints page of the Sept. 18 Herald showed an anti-mandate sign reading “My Freedom Doesn’t End Where Your Fear… Continue reading

Incarceration isn’t the solution to crime

The recent Herald article about Republican opposition to prison closures was a balanced review of what the prison system is up against (“GOP senators want… Continue reading

Tired of the I, me, mine attitudes of vaccination opponents

I read with interest a recent letter to the editor call for those previously infected to be excused for vaccine mandates. I was again angered… Continue reading

Where’s coverage of M’s late-season success?

“My, oh, my! Get out the rye bread and mustard, Grandma;it’s Grand Salami time!”, as the venerable Dave Niehaus would say. I know this is… Continue reading

Election lawsuit like patching a leak that isn’t there

It’s hard enough having to deal with some of our stubborn and selfish neighbors unnecessarily putting other’s health at risk, but now they’re embarrassing, too.… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 1: Roberts leads on climate, housing

We live in complicated times, in which technical knowledge combined with big picture thinking and an action agenda are keys to our community’s future. In… Continue reading

Name new state ferry Kalakala 2 for its famous namesake

Help name the newest Washington State Ferry the Kalakala II. Washington State Ferries is having a ferry naming competition to name the new boat. As… Continue reading

Arlington Schools, Dist. 5: Knapp shows integrity, concern

I met Erica Knapp who is running for Arlington School Board District 5 during a community education class called Stronger Together. The class was hosted… Continue reading