Comment: R-88 assures best students, workers aren’t overlooked

Health care and other fields need well-educated applicants. R-88 would aid equity in opportunities.


Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Oct. 21

A sketchy look at the day in politics.


Editorial: Costs of I-976 would be too great to bear

It would gut funding for state and local road and transportation projects, and could stop ST3.


Forbidding food, such as holidy candy, isn’t healthy

I am writing in regard to Jennifer Bardsley’s Oct. 13 column, “A sugar addict realizes willpower is no match for candy corn.” As a Health… Continue reading

McArdle: Democrats, focus first on patient care, then bills

The candidates ought to consider The Cleveland Clinic, which was a model for the ACA’s reforms.

Parker: Now that truth is out, Mulvaney can get some sleep

A freed conscience — and a change in employment — should help the acting chief of staff rest easier.

Robinson: Trump’s in tailspin and taking nation down with him

His dealings with Turkey and Ukraine are only the latest proof he is not fit to serve as president.

Viewpoints: What impeachment trial in Senate might look like

Chief Justice John Roberts would hold the gavel, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell holds the reins.

Vote no on I-976 to maintain transit and roads

the state’s method of calculating car values is wrong… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 19

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Judith Kuleta will serve city well on Snohomish City Council

Judith Kuleta has the most important qualities for local nonpartisan politics; the ability to work with everyone, to be open to other opinions and to… Continue reading

Petri: How lucky are we to have a president who owns hotels?

Sure, he stands to make some money, but how else would we give world leaders a case of bedbugs?

Rohrbough will work with all on county council

Elect Anna Rohrbough to Snohomish County Council on Election Day. Anna is likable, honest and will provide bipartisan action stemming form her bipartisan support from… Continue reading

Schwab: Some obvious questions we sadly know the answers to

Take your pick of concerns about Trump’s actions; his supporters are bothered by none of it.

Zeigen will advocate for students on Stanwood school board

I recently met George Zeigen, candidate for Stnwood-Camano Island School Board, while he was volunteering at our elementary school. One of many he helps out… Continue reading

Consider artist’s life as part of the artwork

When it comes to art I believe that how the artist lives his life and what he thinks is more important than the quality of… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Oct. 18

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Editorial: Marysville voters should keep Nehring as mayor

Mike Patrick’s candidacy has encouraged a good discussion, but Jon Nehring has delivered results.

Edmonds mayor: Tibbott has qualities office needs

Neil Tibbott has qualities for Edmonds mayor. Neil and Margaret Tibbott have been our neighbors for 20 years. He has been a neighborhood leader, bringing… Continue reading

Harrop: Coal-producing states don’t have to die with coal

State and national policies are keeping them in an environmentally and economically destructive rut.