‘My body, my choice’ ought to be followed equally

I find it fascinating that the Democrats who proudly proclaim a woman’s…

 

Comment: Negotiating drug prices won’t hurt innovation

That excuse and others allow members of Congress to hide the real reason for their opposition: donations.

 

Comment: Neither party is assured the loyalty of Black voters

The Party of Lincoln lost Black voters long ago, but Democrats need to act to keep African American support.

 

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Editorial cartoons for Friday, Sept. 24

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Pamela Propeck works on an assignment at the Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center Wednesday morning at Everett Community College on June 3, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Editorial: Students, economy need boost of free college

EvCC canceled students’ debt, showing what free community college can deliver to students and employers.

Pamela Propeck works on an assignment at the Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center Wednesday morning at Everett Community College on June 3, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GOP complaining about prison closures balked at funding

Regarding the article documenting Republican state senators’ concerns about prison closures (“GOP senators want prison closures, early release halted,” The Herald, Sept. 19): It took… Continue reading

Should have asked readers about switching out comics

I fully agree with the seeming multitude of readers who object to the loss of terrific strips such as Zits and Baby Blues. Why don’t… Continue reading

Comment: For Capitol Hill reporter, Jan. 6 was last straw

The longtime AP reporter quit, he says, because a ‘both sides’ approach isn’t telling an accurate story.

Comment: Navy’s latest task force sailing without onboard crew

Task Force 59’s drones, using artificial intelligence, are on duty monitoring the Arabian Gulf.

Comment: We can’t treat West’s drought like temporary disaster

The American West’s drought won’t end with the next rainstorm. It’s our new, permanently arid normal.

Cymbaluks’ gift to Providence building even better hospital

As Everett’s mayor from 2003 to 2017, I had a unique vantage point to observe the growth and development of our local hospital, Providence Regional… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Sept. 23

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Everett Council, Dist. 2: Rhyne has worked for her neighbors

Paula Rhyne is the best candidate for our first District 2 Everett City Council member. Paula has been actively engaged in local civics and issues… Continue reading

Comment: Once again, Tucker Carlson is wrong about vaccines

This time he’s claiming the military is using vaccines to weed out soliders. The numbers don’t add up.

Comment: Some satire may help climate change message go down

Late night talk show hosts team up tonight to focus their humor on the issues surrounding climate.

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Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 22

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The 214-foot tall cranes work to unload their first cargo shipments at South Terminal at the Port of Everett on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Editorial: Murphy can bring more transparency to port board

Voters will choose between two strong candidates for Everett’s port board, each with years of service.

The 214-foot tall cranes work to unload their first cargo shipments at South Terminal at the Port of Everett on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Long-term care tax unfair to older workers

I was informed that I will be paying 58 cents for every $100 earned on my paycheck to fund the Washington State Long-Term Services and… Continue reading

Regarding natural covid immunity and vaccines

“Follow the science,” says our president, plus our governor and various health officials. Mandates are emphasized as following the science. Yet there are an estimated… Continue reading

Thanks for adding Tundra to Herald comics

I love Tundra! I think it is hilarious and relates to the PNW. I missed it when it was pulled from the daily paper a… Continue reading