Comment: Global vaccination not enough to stop global spread

History shows that taking vaccines across borders is effective, but travel is also what spreads disease.

 

Comment: Inflation is to be expected but controls are ready

For starters, it may take two to three years for a return to full employment and its inflationary pressures.

 

Don’t weaken protections in state’s assisted suicide law

Assisted suicide threatens the most vulnerable in society, especially people with disabilities.…

 

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Feb. 24

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Mobile phone personal data and cyber security threat concept. Cellphone fraud. Smartphone hacked with illegal spyware, ransomware or trojan software. Hacker doing online scam. Antivirus error.

Editorial: Adopt protections for internet users’ personal data

State legislation would offer consumers more control in how their information is used and sold.

Mobile phone personal data and cyber security threat concept. Cellphone fraud. Smartphone hacked with illegal spyware, ransomware or trojan software. Hacker doing online scam. Antivirus error.

Effort to recall sheriff requests extention on petition deadline

The Committee to Recall Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney (recallfortney.com) has requested an extension in its signature gathering efforts. We have been working diligently for… Continue reading

Saunders: Limbaugh succeeded despite the mainstream media

Limbaugh’s legacy was built on providing balance to arguments left-leaning outlets refused to provide.

Trump was right about his supporters’ blind allegiance

In his original campaign Donald Trump bragged that he could go to Times Square and shoot someone and his supporters would still vote for him.… Continue reading

Boeing 777 that survived engine failure speaks to jet’s quality

What a great airplane to survive an engine failure as happened Feb. 20 (“Boeing: 777 with engine that blew apart should be grounded,” The Herald,… Continue reading

Judy Walsh of Maine created a quilt from the leftover fragments of fabric she had from making masks. (Courtesy of Judy Walsh)

Comment: How we are commemorating a year of life with covid

People describe the objects that hadn’t existed before the pandemic and now carry so much meaning.

Judy Walsh of Maine created a quilt from the leftover fragments of fabric she had from making masks. (Courtesy of Judy Walsh)
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Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Feb. 23

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Harrop: As hope rises, can we responsibly let our guard down?

As daily cases drop and more of us are vaccinated, how will we react to our own reopening to others?

Reject politics, disinformation and get the covid vaccine

I’m grateful to have gotten my first covid-19 vaccination. I am a sole caregiver for my wife of 50 years who is recovering from cancer… Continue reading

Tax incentive’s wage requirement will cost good jobs

Regarding the editorial regarding a business tax break (“Update tax break for Cascade Industrial Center jobs,” The Herald, Feb. 19): Here’s a hypothetical: I am… Continue reading

The Lynnwood Link light rail extension breached the 25% milestone for construction in Mountlake Terrace shot on Wednesday December 16, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Editorial: Cost increase can’t risk ST3’s ‘spine’ to Everett jobs

A $11.5 billion shortfall shouldn’t be used to justify cuts that would limit light rail service here.

The Lynnwood Link light rail extension breached the 25% milestone for construction in Mountlake Terrace shot on Wednesday December 16, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Bill would allow use ranked-choice voting for local elections

There is a simple way to improve our local elections so that our officials are chosen in a more direct, democratic way than they are… Continue reading

Comment: N.Y.’s death count not a cover-up, nor is it accurate

The state’s count of covid deaths falls below that of others. Other than Cuomo’s ego, it’s not clear why.

Comment: States do need aid, not for revenue but for jobs

States’ tax revenues didn’t take as big a hit as feared but their economies need help sustaining jobs.

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Feb. 22

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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COVID School Closing

Protect personal information of state, local employees

On a yearly basis, the Seattle Times requests too much personal information about state and local employees. Why do they need the date of birth… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2021