Comment: Jimmy Carter’s role in creating the modern veepstakes

Carter turned the selection of a running mate into a campaign event, then went with a safe bet.

 

Comment: Our leaders squandered our efforts to control Covid

While we sheltered in place, federal and state leaders wasted their chance to develop a response.

 

Covid changes will be toughest on high school juniors

I will be a senior in high school this coming September. While…

 

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, July 7

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

Editorial: What history is owed through our monuments

The decisions regarding whom we honor in our public squares require deliberation and consensus.

Face masks are not a limitation of freedom

The sign “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service” has been in place for decades as a simple reminder that there is a minimal protection requirement… Continue reading

Why is Kartak running against Lovick?

John Kartak has hastily announced he is running for representative of Washington’s 44th Legislative District against incumbent Rep. John Lovick. John Lovick was a state… Continue reading

Woodard will be advocate for health in 44th LD

Now is the time to elect people like us to represent our needs in Olympia. Suzanne Woodard is that kind of leader. A neonatal nurse… Continue reading

Burke: ‘Cup a Joe’ doesn’t seem to fit our morning brew now

Maybe the coffee is better today than it was in the ‘percolator era,’ but where’s the romance in a K-cup?

Change for comics represents opportunity for diversity

If we have learned anything about institutionalized racism, it’s that representation matters and the comics page is a great example. Hanging onto comics like Dennis… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2020

Editorial cartoons for Monday, July 6

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

No justification for show of force in Snohomish

I listened to the June 23 Snohomish City Council meeting, where city attorney Grant Weed and sheriff’s Capt. Robert Palmer attempted to “whitewash” the May… Continue reading

Trump policies on health reflect opposite of care

In the middle of a coronavirus pandemic, President Trump cuts funding for research specifically on the coronavirus. He stops the federal government from supporting states… Continue reading

Where’s outrage over mob’s actions?

All government power is granted to the police, and the state, by the people who are governed. When mayors, police chiefs, and state authorities are… Continue reading

Commentary: Juneteenth holiday would continue work remaining

Everett has proclaimed the holiday. A national holiday would spread its message of unity and equality.

Commentary: Small towns’ nimbleness useful in fighting COVID

Rural areas can draw on creative solutions and less regulation to meet the needs of residents.

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, July 5

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

Ciera Graham

Graham: Let’s acknowledge that Black Women’s Lives Matter, too

The outrage over George Floyd’s death has often overshadowed concern for the treatment of Black women.

Ciera Graham

Harrop: Ask gardeners you know if they think rabbits are cute

While they’re breeding — well — like rabbits in most of the U.S., disease is killing them in some states.

Ciera Graham, Herald columnist

Herald welcomes new local columnist to its Opinion page

Ciera Graham, an Everett resident, serves as director of EvCC’s East County Campus in Monroe.

Ciera Graham, Herald columnist