Letters

Silvertips need to see fans’ support at Friday game

After seeing the low attendance numbers for the last two home playoff games for the Everett Silvertips, I felt compelled to write a letter to… Continue reading

County members on Sound Transit board ineffective

Please spare me the CYA commentary in the May 6 Herald (“Sound Transit ‘equity’ not serving greatest needs”). Paul Roberts, Dave Somers and Dave Earling… Continue reading

Democrats get a free pass on issues of morality

A letter in the May 9 Herald refers to President Trump’s “indecency.” Isn’t it amazing that both Presidents Kennedy and Clinton entertained their bimbos in… Continue reading

Commentary on single-payer health care didn’t inform issue

The pros and cons of single-payer health care are not as black and white as some would have us believe, and in order for us… Continue reading

More concern for comic’s ‘indecency’ and not the president’s?

I had to laugh at a May 3 letter to the editor. Titled, “Speech was vile, mean-spirited,” the writer was appalled that Michelle Wolf’s act… Continue reading

Quote about earning respect was from Smith Barney ad

Regarding a May 1 letter to the editor (“Has Trump earned respect of Democrats that writer desires?”), the correct quote from the ad campaign was:… Continue reading

Allow readers to decide value of John Rosemond’s column

As a parent of six children ages 4-14, I enjoyed reading John Rosemond’s parenting column. Every time. With Sid Schwab and Eugene Robinson and others… Continue reading

Should we judge nation’s greatness by number of billionaires?

Lately in The Herald and on Facebook the Rambos with their machine guns and the selfish greedy capitalists are screaming victory again. The April 27… Continue reading

Was canine couture story worthy of front page?

What’s up with that? Andrea Brown’s not-worthy-of-front-page news, hit readers with another witty story that belongs in the back pages, not upfront and center (“You,… Continue reading

Why isn’t Congress worried about rising price for gas?

How about if Congress quits worrying about the possible collusion between Trump and the Russians and gets on to what really concerns everyone in America.… Continue reading

Wolf’s sarcasm at D.C. dinner was on target

Michelle Wolf showed at the Washington press charity event that we need to further divide as a nation. Some of her jokes were dumb. But… Continue reading

Do Everett’s pools need taxpayers’ support

The city of Everett is facing a potential $13 million deficit in 2019, and the gap worsens from there, according to Mayor Cassie Franklin. The… Continue reading

Let readers make the choice on Rosemond’s parenting advice

Wow! I was taken back by The Herald’s decision to pull John Rosemond’s parenting column. I found it somewhat odd that the announcement followed commentary… Continue reading

Thank teachers, sure, but let’s back their classroom needs

Education is the backbone of this country. Everywhere we are feeling the effects of minimal education, from the loss of social standards to the ability… Continue reading

Herald coverage of preservation success stories appreciated

A round of applause for your inspiring coverage of both farm and historic home preservation coverage on April 29. Stephanie Davey’s article on the Reiner’s… Continue reading

Ignatius: Was North Korea’s dual strategy Kim’s plan all along?

North Korean documents point to a plan to build a nuclear weapon, then pivot toward a detente.

Support the education funding demands of teachers

I want to recognize and applaud educators in our region during Teachers Appreciation Week, May 7-11. There are countless ways in which our teachers are… Continue reading

Term Sid Schwab is looking for is ‘social democracy’

Sid Schwab’s interesting column of April 28 (“Capitalism works if we save it from true believers”) attempts to distinguish communism, socialism and democratic socialism. He… Continue reading

Can’t agree with letter writer, so I’ll say something nice

An easy response to the April 27 letter to the editor (“Democrats’ priorities just pandering for votes”) from a Camano Island gentleman would be the… Continue reading

Herald should let parents decide value of Rosemond’s column

The reason I am not discontinuing my subscription to The Herald is simple: I am an open-minded person, unlike the rest of this divided country… Continue reading