How can Everett afford new stadium?

Am I the only one that thinks this is crazy? I am reading about Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin’s state of the city speech (“Editorial: State… Continue reading

Stanwood mom urges Lakewood voters to back school levies

As a parent in the Stanwood-Camano School District, I am asking the Lakewood community to support the two upcoming levy measures on the April 23… Continue reading

Boeing’s downfall started when engineers demoted

Boeing used to be run by engineers who made money to build good aircraft. The rot started when the those with masters in business administration… Continue reading

Learn swimming safety to protect kids at beach, pool

Don’t forget to dive into water safety before hitting the pool or heading to the beach for spring break. Parents might be surprised to learn… Continue reading

Protecting forests and prevent another landslide like Oso

Thank you for the powerful and heartbreaking article about the Oso landslide tragedy (“After The Slide,” The Herald). I only hope it can teach a… Continue reading

Is Ferguson who voters want to elect as govenor?

When I realized how damaging Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s “sanctuary state” and ‘Keep Washington Working” were I wondered what would cause… Continue reading

We need ‘We Are the World’ effort for today’s crises

Thank you for publishing Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker’s “For one brief musical moment, we were the world” in the Feb. 12, online Herald. She… Continue reading

What would it cost for Everett to keep library, fire department?

I would like it very much, if Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin is not too overly busy closing down more parts of Everett, that she would… Continue reading

Holding cell murals in Mukilteo are great idea

Thumbs up to Mukilteo’s new police chief, Andy Illyin. It was a great idea to improve the holding cells with fun, colorful art (“No more… Continue reading

Here’s a good Bible verse for Trump’s supporters

About half a million Washingtonians voted to nominate as president a proven liar, a cheater, a defamer, a judicially declared rapist and adulterer, an insurrectionist,… Continue reading

90-day sentence isn’t justice for fatal hit-and-run

So Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Anna Alexander gives Ashton Dedmon 90 days in jail with credit for 22 days served for the hit-and-run death… Continue reading

Biden must stop supplying weapons to Israel, Ukraine

Bad foreign policy will come back to haunt us in the long run. We must let President Biden know that he has stepped too far… Continue reading

Protect Affordable Care Act by rejecting Trump

The stakes are high in this year’s presidential election. If candidate Donald Trump is elected, among the threats we will face is the loss of… Continue reading

Support candidates who support schools

I promised I would stop writing these letters because the gates of change can only be opened from the inside. But I cannot sit by… Continue reading

Trump’s stance on abortion isn’t moderate; it’s dangerous

Voters deserve to know the facts and the truth about what will become of our freedom, and indeed, our democracy, should Donald Trump be re-elected.… Continue reading

Vote against I-2117 to keep best tool to protect climate

We voters will be offered the opportunity to repeal Washington state’s Climate Commitment Act (CCA) during this fall’s General Election. I am asking you to… Continue reading

What we’re doing isn’t working to fix homelessness

Obviously providing for the homeless is a troubled effort. Way too much money spent with too little success. Housing the homeless is difficult, but keeping… Continue reading

Students need basic financial literacy skills in today’s world

I was disappointed to read that the bill requiring financial literacy education in schools failed (“Legislature has its own production of ‘The Holdovers,’” The Herald,… Continue reading

Threat from Christian nationalism is real

A recent letter to the editor regarding Herald Columnist Tom Burke’s column “ignorant and vitriolic” should not go unanswered. The writers says there “could be”… Continue reading