County not treating property owners fairly in negotiations

I’m writing to bring awareness to a Snohomish County road project, and…


Now is not the time to increase fossil fuel production, use

The war in Ukraine has caused a dramatic increase in the price…


Boeing breaking pledge made after Jan. 6 insurrection

A week after the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, Boeing released a statement…


Glad to see a moderate Republican in House race

I for one was very glad to see Sam Low, a moderate, running against Robert Sutherland for the state legislative race in the 39th District… Continue reading

There’s plenty of good news in The Herald

The home screen on my phone is a picture of a book with part of the page turned, and says “Turn the Page.” Like anything,… Continue reading

Abortion doesn’t have to be listed in Constitution to be a right

I am writing this in response to a recent letter to the editor that compared reproductive choice to his right to carry a gun. No,… Continue reading

Disappointed in process, outcome of Catholic parishes’ merger

I have been a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish for more than 64 years. Over the years I have done my “time,… Continue reading

More must be done to end homelessness

I would very much like someone, anyone to explain how my income is too low for low-income housing assistance. There must be maximum minimum for… Continue reading

Democrats, Biden not to blame for inflation

The high rate of inflation is in the news virtually every day. It affects all of us. Prices are rapidly going up on almost everything.… Continue reading

Community Transit should keep bus routes to Seattle

As a regular rider of buses to downtown Seattle for the past 13 years, I am livid at Community Transit’s plan to discontinue bus service… Continue reading

Courts that don’t follow precedent will lose public esteem

At a recent speaking engagement, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas commented that people’s refusal to live with the outcomes of decisions we disagree with… Continue reading

The irony in claims of ‘my body, my choice’

The reactions to the Supreme Court draft opinion regarding Roe v. Wade seem quite ironic. Have people forgotten the past two years when they ridiculed,… Continue reading

Thrilling ride to top of Space Needle before opening in 1962

My husband and friend worked construction on Seattle’s Worlds Fair. Both iron workers, my husband on the Opera House, his friend on the Space Needle.… Continue reading

‘Pro-life’ implies support from birth until death

I understand that many people believe life begins when an egg is fertilized, and that abortion at any stage of a pregnancy is murder. To… Continue reading

More than one body involved in ‘my body, my choice’?

Logic 101 holds that a false premise will lead to a false conclusion. “It’s my body” is a false premise. “Tt’s my choice” is a… Continue reading

Red Cross looking for volunteers to install fire alarms May 14

The nation’s most frequent disaster is one that rarely makes national headlines: house fires. Yet these represent most of the disasters that the American Red… Continue reading

Why should prayer be made a public display?

In my opinion, praying in the center of a school stadium is a political act, not an act of faith; it pressures students to pretend… Continue reading

If you don’t support abortion, don’t get one

There is only only thing anyone should say about abortion if they don’t support its use. “ I don’t believe in abortion for myself.” That’s… Continue reading

Democrats are selective about constitutional rights

First, let me say I am a conservative. My personal belief is the choice should be between a doctor and patient. An alternative is: If… Continue reading

Should you subscribe to the newspaper? Here’s why I do

I admit I feel a bit embarrassed at having to explain to an obviously intelligent writer of a recent letter to this paper the reasons… Continue reading