Herald article explained issues of climate and land-use law

I wanted to shout with excitement and gratitude for the clear-eyed truth of a recent article by Julie Titone (“Bill would add climate-change factors to… Continue reading

Twice-yearly time change allows best of both

OK, here it is, the weekend where the clocks spring forward. I happen to like the time change in the spring that allows for a… Continue reading

Denial of fair election isn’t bad speech; it’s a lie

Debra Saunders’ March 3 column seems to think that Democrats just need to put out more speech to combat bad speech. What combats flat lies?… Continue reading

Mill Creek’s revolving door rhyme

Thank you for trying to keep our community informed about Mill Creek’s city government. As a 30-year resident, I am surprised at the constant City… Continue reading

Penalty reforms are ‘defund the police’ in disguise

For all those that see the need to defund the police, I congratulate you on your much more subtle approach to the situation. Instead of… Continue reading

Snohomish city vote on ranked-choice voting was rushed

On Feb 26 Snohomish City Council President Linda Redmond brought forth a proclamation using children as a shield to campaign for ranked-choice voting. In an… Continue reading

If you’re voting or running, get ready for Everett’s districts

If you live within the city of Everett, you will be electing a city council member this year from the same geographic district in which… Continue reading

Term limits are fine, but age shouldn’t be a consideration

This is in response to Kathleen Parker’s column on March 4, titled “Aging Senate good argument for term limits.” It is really telling that she… Continue reading

Rep. Lovick helped clear up problem with unemployment

Thank you to Rep. John Lovick and his legislative assistant Semir Ibrahimovic for their help in straightening out my son’s unemployment insurance claim. Our son… Continue reading

Tulalip Tribes vaccinations of teachers appreciated

I was privileged to do volunteer work at Tulalip Elementary School the last three years it was open. Learning how deeply the tribes value honor… Continue reading

Decision on Dr. Seuss books wasn’t PC, it was about respect

Why the current Dr. Seuss controversy? The controversy concerns the fact that there is a difference between using words as objective and legitimate adjectives or… Continue reading

End time switch; just set clocks to sun’s zenith

If there were good reasons for setting the clock ahead one hour, they are long forgotten. Now the only reason is to enjoy more sunlight… Continue reading

Sheriff Fortney is defending rights of the people

Snohomish County has a sheriff who understands, upholds, and defends the Constitution of the United States of America and the rights of We the People.… Continue reading

Shouldn’t state Supreme Court weigh in on Fortney recall?

Sheriff Adam Fortney’s situation is concerning. We just survived a powerful president who fired the top cop for disloyalty while he was under investigation. We… Continue reading

Comment: Speak up now on future of Baker Heights housing

Everett residents can complete a survey and show how they would redesign the property’s layout.

Decision will create demand for Dr. Seuss books

The furor over the Dr. Seuss books and the ending of printing of six of his works reminds me of the unfortunate experiences of a… Continue reading

Everett ordinance will force homeless elsewhere in city

Why no conversation about letting homeless folks stay on Smith Avenue if they keep the area clean? (“Everett should wait on ‘no-sit, no-lie’ ordinance,” The… Continue reading

Shouldn’t Inslee already know his reopening plan?

IIf everyone in Snohomish County didn’t read Jerry Cornfield’s report in the March 7 Herald they should. According to Cornfield, which I have absolutely no… Continue reading

State is mismanaging vaccine distribution

Thursday’s front page noted that state officials only ordered a third of our allocation of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (“Inslee OKs use of single-shot… Continue reading

Carbon dividend act would protect from climate damage

I’m appalled by the media silence less than a month after the ice storm disaster in Texas. As if the multi-thousand dollar power bills have… Continue reading