Don’t waste public funds on paranoia of election lawsuits

Oh please, not here! Washington sate has been a sanctuary of sanity. Let’s not start getting all paranoid about past elections (“Lawsuits claim 2020 ballots… Continue reading

Glad to see Herald can again publish county death notices

I was pleasantly surprised to see the publication of Snohomish County death records had recently returned. The Daily Herald has not published death notices since… Continue reading

Republicans suing over election because they can’t win

I see in the paper that some Republicans have filed in our county lawsuits claiming our elections are just not fair (“Lawsuits claims 2020 ballots… Continue reading

Democracy, more hinges on our ability to vote

Our world has been completely upended in the last year and a half. I am grateful we have a vaccine and a way forward for… Continue reading

Fight the bogus election fraudsters by voting

OK, the election infection has arrived in Snohomish County (“Lawsuits claim 2020 ballots in Washington were manipulated,” The Herald, Sept. 20). Susan Mischel, Art Corday,… Continue reading

Flynn best for Position 5, Snohomish City Council

I moved to Snohomish 30 years ago to raise my family and educate my children. What a great City! Lovingly restored houses, rivers, a lake,… Continue reading

County Council, Dist. 1: Nehring program training workers

I am so impressed with County Council member Nate Nehring and his initiative to help create the Regional Apprenticeship Pathways Program at Marysville Pilchuck High… Continue reading

County Council, Dist. 5: Donaghy brings diversity, experience

Please vote for Brandy Donaghy for Snohomish County Council Position 5. Brandy will bring a fresh diversity of experience to the council that currently has… Continue reading

Deniers of covid and climate prompt pessimism

Regarding the commentary “Does too strong a message turn some from vaccine?” The Herald, Sept. 19) is well-intended but maddening. Professor S. Shyam Sundar seems… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 1: City needs Roberts’ experience

We have known Paul Roberts as a neighbor and friend in Everett’s District 1 for 30 years. He is a man with intelligence and integrity.… Continue reading

Cities in region aren’t protecting livability for residents

Residents from cities north of Seattle are feeling the pressure to expand. Once-held notions of quaint quiet communities are being pushed aside by the cities’… Continue reading

‘My body, my choice’ ought to be followed equally

I find it fascinating that the Democrats who proudly proclaim a woman’s right to choose to have an abortio, are fine with punishing her if… Continue reading

GOP complaining about prison closures balked at funding

Regarding the article documenting Republican state senators’ concerns about prison closures (“GOP senators want prison closures, early release halted,” The Herald, Sept. 19): It took… Continue reading

Should have asked readers about switching out comics

I fully agree with the seeming multitude of readers who object to the loss of terrific strips such as Zits and Baby Blues. Why don’t… Continue reading

Cymbaluks’ gift to Providence building even better hospital

As Everett’s mayor from 2003 to 2017, I had a unique vantage point to observe the growth and development of our local hospital, Providence Regional… Continue reading

Everett Council, Dist. 2: Rhyne has worked for her neighbors

Paula Rhyne is the best candidate for our first District 2 Everett City Council member. Paula has been actively engaged in local civics and issues… Continue reading

Long-term care tax unfair to older workers

I was informed that I will be paying 58 cents for every $100 earned on my paycheck to fund the Washington State Long-Term Services and… Continue reading

Regarding natural covid immunity and vaccines

“Follow the science,” says our president, plus our governor and various health officials. Mandates are emphasized as following the science. Yet there are an estimated… Continue reading

Thanks for adding Tundra to Herald comics

I love Tundra! I think it is hilarious and relates to the PNW. I missed it when it was pulled from the daily paper a… Continue reading

Young reader wants Zits, Baby Blues back on comics page

This decision to switch comics in The Herald has been very frustrating! I spent a lot of time reading comics, specifically Zits and Baby Blues.… Continue reading