Covid changes will be toughest on high school juniors

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


Face masks are not a limitation of freedom

The sign “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service” has been in place…


Why is Kartak running against Lovick?

John Kartak has hastily announced he is running for representative of Washington’s…


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

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

Appreciated John Lovick’s virtual address to Lake Stevens grads

For the graduating class of 2020, instead of getting a big ceremony, a senior party, and lots of backyard BBQs, this graduation year ended in… Continue reading

Call would serve 2nd District than Rep. Larsen

Look, I have a lot of problems with Rep. Rick Larsen, D-2nd District. He gets over 75 percent of his funding from corporate lobbyists. He… Continue reading

Late columnist James McCusker was a voice of wisdom

I have a sense of profound loss regarding the death of James McCusker, a man I never met (“Longtime Herald columnist James McCusker dies at… Continue reading

If you wear hearing aids, be careful removing face masks

Now that masks are mandatory for wear I would like to caution those of us who wear over-the-ear hearing aids. When taking off your mask… Continue reading

Racism present since start of settlement in county

In the recent Herald article on the County Council’s town hall on racism, the report says the forum discussed “whether institutional racism has taken root… Continue reading

Support Everett’s downtown flowers by volunteering or donating

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” Lady Bird Johnson, first lady of the United States from 1963 to 1969, is best known for covering the… Continue reading

Hold that Sheriff Fortney described is dangerous

In a recent Herald interview with Sheriff Adam Fortney he said that the Snohomish County Sheriff’s department still authorizes the use of the lateral vascular… Continue reading

Homola informed and prepared to represent 10th LD

We have a fantastic candidate running to serve the 10th Legislative District in the state House seat. I know Angie Homola can hit the ground… Continue reading

Whose actions were more damaging, sheriff’s or Seattle mayor’s?

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney made a public statement that he was not going to enforce restrictions imposed by the governor in response to the… Continue reading

Letter’s figures on deaths, unemployment were off

Curt Greer, in his June 17 letter to the editor, made a statement that a unemployment increase of 1 percent will cause 10,000 additional deaths… Continue reading

Where did reader gets his statistics on non-Covid deaths?

A Herald reader recently submitted a letter stating the economic shutdowns enacted by states and municipalities will cause more deaths than the coronavirus. He wrote:… Continue reading

Forest Park pool has been drain on Everett budget too long

In the June 18 Herald story, “YMCA, some school pools reopening this week,” the continuing closure of Forest Park Swim Center is mentioned. The article… Continue reading