Letters

Thanks to Everett Fire Department for vaccinations

My name is Sandra, I live in Stillaguamish Senior Housing. I am writing this letter to thank the Everett Fire Department and all others for… Continue reading

Thanks to medical group for efficient vaccination

A great big thank you to Western Washington Medical Group for their professionalism and organization in administrating the covid-19 vaccinations. I called my doctor’s office… Continue reading

Thanks to those at Arlington vaccination site

I would like to express my heartfelt appreciation to all those who are helping at the Arlington Airport vaccination site. I felt bad for all… Continue reading

Are images in Seuss’s books really racist?

Regarding Ken White’s March 12 letter to the editor, headlines, “It’s not PC, but simple respect.” He wrote that “And To Think that It Happened… Continue reading

Congress should expand new anti-poverty legislation

I am relieved that Congress has passed a new covid relief bill that will provide relief to renters, increase the Earned Income Tax Credit for… Continue reading

Congress can’t overturn Washington’s abortion law

A clarification to the March 9 letter written by Chris Pentki: In November, 1970, Washington state voters passed Referendum 20 legalizing abortion in the early… Continue reading

Silent majority supports Sheriff Fortney and deputies

It seems like every other morning when I open my Daily Herald I see a letter to the editor from a fanatical activist parroting the… Continue reading

State’s regressive taxes to blame for our problems

Our state revenues have never kept up with our needs, and now, our recovery from covid-19 demands even more to take care of our working… Continue reading

We have bigger problems than a cartoon skunk

Judging Pepe Le Pew and Dr. Seuss racial caricatures isn’t cancel culture so much as examples of what Maya Angelou said was how we do… Continue reading

County should work with nonprofit Farmer Frog

Let’s see if we understand the Farmer Farm dilemma; the organization that has helped to feed people over 2 million times during the pandemic (“County… Continue reading

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

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