Voting no on Marysville levy because of official’s salary

Regarding the school levy proposed for Marysville School District residents, I will, as I previously did, vote no on this issue. The reason for this… Continue reading

Back bill to allow more accessory dwelling units in neighborhoods

We are all well aware of the unaffordable housing costs for many in our region, particularly in urban areas. I urge you to think beyond… Continue reading

Strong schools imporant to city; vote yes on Marysville levy

As a concerned parent of three and citizen of Marysville, I ask you to join me by voting yes on Feb. 14 to reinstate the… Continue reading

What about the Herald carriers who lost their jobs?

In all the pros and cons about The Herald’s switch to U.S. Mail from carrier delivery, I haven’t seen a great deal from readers about… Continue reading

Ban net-pen fish farms in federal waters, too

As we go into 2023, we all want to start the new year with new resolutions and better habits, whether that means starting to work… Continue reading

HeraldNet app allows me to keep up with news

First I was pretty miffed. I’m 76, my wife says I’m a borderline curmudgeon. I’ve read the morning paper for five decades, so it’s been… Continue reading

Marysville schools working hard to improve, help them with levy

As an educator in Marysville, I feel compelled to share how important it is for Marysville residents to pass the upcoming school operations levy. This… Continue reading

Don’t dig hole any deeper; vote yes for Marysville schools

Apathy and lack of support has consequences. Misunderstandings and digging in heals about past mistakes continues the negative cycle. Let’s move forward and in a… Continue reading

Herald bet on wrong horse with postal delivery

The post office delivery of The Herald is working for me. I just received Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday’s papers on Saturday. I imagine my Thursday… Continue reading

Your support helps Kitty Young Auxiliary aid county’s youths

On behalf of Kitty Young Auxiliary (a part of Assistance League of Everett), we would like to thank all the community members who attended the… Continue reading

Allegations against doctor don’t square with doctor I know

I am conflicted regarding this situation but must respond from what I know. Dr. James Grierson was my doctor for many years at Skagit Regional… Continue reading

Change Marysville schools for better with yes vote

As a resident of Marysville, I vote yes for our schools each year. I am the parent of a graduate from Marysville Pilchuck High School… Continue reading

Default on national debt risks worldwide economic crisis

I’m no economist, but even I can see that Republican obstruction on fiscal issues can lead to disastrous results. Especially when the world economy —… Continue reading

Herald arrives later in the day, but I’m reading it more

If you want breaking news there are limitless options, but for me those options can’t replace holding the paper in my hands. Just like you… Continue reading

State housing bills would end local cities’ zoning control

The state Legislature is once again trying to strongarm Washington cities into giving up local control over land use, density and zoning decisions. Two bills… Continue reading

Voters need to turn out and support Marysville schools

As an employee of the Marysville School District, I know it to be a vibrant school community with engaged families and passionate, knowledgeable staff. The… Continue reading

County’s survey on homelessness underestimates numbers

Point-in-time count Giving undercount of the problem Snohomish County had its Point-in-Time Count on Jan. 24 (“Annual homeless county aims to give snapshot of housing… Continue reading

State provides enough support; vote no on Marysville levy

As a native of the state and long time resident of Snohomish County, living in the Marysville School District, my foster children have attended Marysville… Continue reading

Voting yes for Marysville school levy is a no-brainer

This might be the biggest no-brainer in the history of n-brainers. In weighing the relevant factors, how could a fair, somewhat intelligent, unselfish person logically… Continue reading

Comment: Dry January encourages a look at our drinking habits

More than a month-long break for the liver, some are reassessing alcohol’s effects on their daily lives.