Burke: We can fight the Big Lie by taking on the smaller lies

Maybe we can’t do much about the Big Lie and its backers, but we can challenge in our own cities.

 

Comment: What you think you know about highways may be wrong

Do you believe drivers are at fault 94 percent of the time? Turns out that’s one of five myths about roads.

 

Comment: Work requirements don’t work to curb ‘entitlement’

The requirements for aid deny parents help they need to work and feed and house their families.

 

Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Oct. 25

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee

Everett Council, Dist. 1: Incumbent not responsive to voters

We receive mailings from incumbents boasting of their experience and the many positions they hold. Apparently, they believe that things are going well, but not… Continue reading

Mill Creek council, Pos. 3: Briles accessible, responsible

As a 36-year resident of Mill Creek, I urge voters to retain Benjamin Briles to the Mill Creek City Council on Nov. 2. I met… Continue reading

Snohomish mayor: Kartak hasn’t kept pledges

John Kartak can’t sell himself on his own merits. He embellishes his record and misrepresents his opponent. She chooses not to say anything negative about… Continue reading

Comment: A two-generation approach can best direct covid aid

The state can get the most of American Rescue Plan dollars by working with families in five key areas.

In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, children peer out a screened window in the fence at the Wallingford Child Care Center in Seattle. A dire workforce crisis in a booming U.S. economy is forcing many in the child care industry to turn to business tactics more closely resembling Wall Street than Sesame Street. Non-compete and "hold-harmless" legal agreements, college tuition incentives for workers and steep waiting-list fees for parents are fast becoming the norm. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Comment: Do we want child care to be only for the wealthy?

That’s where we’re headed unless subsidies support worker pay and help families afford its services.

In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, children peer out a screened window in the fence at the Wallingford Child Care Center in Seattle. A dire workforce crisis in a booming U.S. economy is forcing many in the child care industry to turn to business tactics more closely resembling Wall Street than Sesame Street. Non-compete and "hold-harmless" legal agreements, college tuition incentives for workers and steep waiting-list fees for parents are fast becoming the norm. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Comment: State can avoid California’s failures on clean energy

The state’s clean energy goals are laudable, but that energy must also be reliable and affordable.

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Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Oct. 24

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Editorial: A recap of the editorial board’s endorsements

The Herald Editorial Board has made endorsements in select races for the Nov. 2 general election.

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Everett Council, Dist. 1: Fosse strong community leader

I support Mary Fosse for Everett City Council District 1. She is a competent and strong community leader. She is more than qualified and is… Continue reading

Mukilteo school board, Dist. 2: Schwab dedicated to students

This is to encourage all of those living within the Mukilteo School District to cast their ballot for Judy Schwab so she can continue her… Continue reading

Comment: Congress must price carbon; the higher, the better

Energy companies are agreeing now, to keep the price low, but at any price a carbon fee is imperative.

Comment: Dems’ new plan to catch tax cheats makes more sense

The latest proposal would be focused on bank deposits and withdrawals of wealthier account holders.

Council council races: Low, Nehring not helping renters

As the election approaches, it is vitally important our community elect Snohomish County Council members who operate with integrity, common sense and in the best… Continue reading

Council Council, Dist. 1: Nehring serves taxpayers’ interests

As a taxpayer, it is important to me that my tax dollars are being managed responsibly. That is why I am supporting Nate Nehring’s re-election… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Oct. 23

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Everett Council, Dist. 1: Fosse gets things done

I’m supporting Mary Fosse for Everett City Council District 1 because she is simply the best person for the job. She has all the professional… Continue reading