Experience may be best teacher for youths regarding vaping

One of the constants from generation to generation seems to be that…


If you don’t like an opinion column, don’t read it

In response to the letter to the editor written by Gary Fast…


Roundabouts are reducing speed and improving traffic

I feel compelled to counter reader Lynn McCoy’s recent complaint in her…


Background checks are performed at fairgrounds gun shows

The letter to the editor by Chuck Wright (“County should end gun shows at Monroe fairgrounds,” The Herald, Sept. 10) contains misinformation and perpetuates myths… Continue reading

City of Everett, please bring our roundabout back

Having lived on a street with roundabouts here in Everett, I used to have the same viewpoint as Lynn McCoy of Marysville, who expressed her… Continue reading

Reintroducing grizzlies to North Cascades a bad idea

Regarding the recent editorial (“Plan for grizzly bears’ return reemerges from den,” The Herald, Aug. 25), the article talks about the “benefits” of reintroduction and… Continue reading

County Council candidate Rohrbough one of the ‘good people’

In response to Mike Shouse’s letter to the editor (“We need good people to run for state, national office,” The Herald, Aug. 28): There are… Continue reading

Is Trump’s inaction par for the course?

Nero “fiddled” while Rome burned. While hundreds faced death and destruction from Hurricane Dorian, Trump “golfed.” Enough said. Gloria (Martell) McClinchy Everett… Continue reading

Megan McArdle’s fresh perspective appreciated

Thank you for carrying Megan McArdle’s column on the Herald Opinion page (“Why conservatives are split on how to fight the left,” The Herald, Sept.… Continue reading

Milbank: A stable genius bit Pence; but it wasn’t Trump

Was Triple Crown winner American Pharoh leading the vice-president to stand up to the president?

Democrats not innocent of prejudicial actions

Regarding the article on Providence’s countywide study on prejudice (“Providence countywide study says prejudice still on the rise,” The Herald Sept. 15): I have found… Continue reading

Letter to editor requires response about Arlington program

In response to Janean Desmarais’ letter to the the editor, (“Pregnancy services provide ‘suspect counseling,” The Herald, Sept. 6): I was certainly surprised, when informed,… Continue reading

Trump’s decisions on environment a blessing in disguise

Trump has just rescinded the order that requires ethanol to be added to gasoline; that order presumably reduced smog. Ethanol is made by fermenting corn,… Continue reading

Bring back assault weapons ban

Since 2013 this country has suffered through on average, one mass shooting a day, defined as four or more dead, and nothing meaningful has taken… Continue reading

Toyer an able successor to Sievers as county treasurer

For the more than 85 years, the Sievers family has served Snohomish County in a number of roles, but none more public and distinguished than… Continue reading

Assisted suicide isn’t heroic or newsworthy

Regarding a recent story (“In the face of death, the party of a lifetime,” The Herald, Aug. 30), suicide is not heroic. It is not… Continue reading

Just as confident of Trump’s defeat in 2020

Thanks to the fellow Herald reader from Stanwood and his Sept. 8 letter to the editor, I can more clearly understand how a loyal Trump… Continue reading

Speed is excessive on Everett’s Commercial Avenue

I live on a street in the Pinehurst Neighborhood that is bursting with activity. It’s part of the Interurban trail. Families ride their bikes, walk… Continue reading

Banning flavored vaping products makes no sense

Now that the politicians of Washington state on both sides want to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, I felt compelled to write a letter on why… Continue reading

Congress can end atrocities by cutting ICE, CPB budgets

It feels like every day, there is more news about how the Trump administration is mistreating migrants. The article in the Aug. 21 Herald, “Trump… Continue reading