In Our View

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.

 

Editorial: Marysville voters should keep Nehring as mayor

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

 

Editorial: Tolbert key to Arlington’s financial turnaround

The two-term mayor’s leadership has brought reforms and allowed the city to benefit from growth.

 

Editorial: Reelect Lund to Lake Stevens School Board

Paul Lund, nearly 10 years on the board, continues to show enthusiasm for meeting students’ needs.

Editorial: Adopt rule to clear the air in Puget Sound region

The regional clean air agency will consider adopting a clean-fuel standard for the Puget Sound area.

Editorial: Galovin, Albright for Marysville School Board

Paul Galovin offers a needed perspective for the board. Albright has helped guide reviews of policy.

Editorial: Chase, Graves, Katims for Edmonds School Board

Carin Chase is well-versed on legislative issues and should be retained by Edmonds district voters.

Editorial: Retain Simmons, Kennedy on Mukilteo School Board

The two incumbents are effective board members and have put students’ interests at the forefront.

Editorial: HopeWorks Station a model for ending poverty cycle

The combination of housing and training will rebuild lives but also revitalize its neighborhood.

Editorial: Allow college athletes to profit from performance

A new California law would let athletes sign endorsement deals, but a broader rule is needed.

Editorial: E-cigarette users need to know what they’re inhaling

State law should require makers to list ingredients for tobacco and cannabis vaping products.

Editorial: Going shopping? Which bag is the greenest tote?

With Everett’s single-use bag ban begun, your choice of tote can make a difference for the environment.

Editorial: State’s Target Zero campaign needs renewed emphasis

Traffic deaths and injuries are on the rise statewide and require work on new laws and other efforts.

Editorial: Gutting Endangered Species Act won’t save jobs

A suit by Washington and other states seeks to protect species that otherwise could face extinction.

Editorial: Work remains for Boeing, FAA on public trust

Faulty software is more easily fixed than the loss in confidence that followed two 737 Max crashes.

Editorial: Your mileage may vary on Trump’s emissions rollback

A plan to roll back vehicle standards is meant to help oil companies, not automakers or citizens.

Editorial: Don’t delay reforms to shore up Social Security

We have about 15 years before its reserves run dry and benefits are cut. There are options to fix it.

Editorial: A new problem with paid signature gathering

An unpaid bill for signatures could cloud voter support for a change to the state’s affirmative action law.

Editorial: FDA needs to go beyond planned vaping flavor ban

That’s a good move, but a spate of lung illnesses shows the need for closer review of vaping products.

Editorial: Need, resources make for tough call on opioid deal

A settlement could bring money sooner, but some say a drugmaker is hiding money from plaintiffs.