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In Our View / Snohomish County courthouse project
Re-examine courthouse plans

Few in Snohomish County's administration might admit it, but the city of Everett may have done the county a favor with its recently clarified parking requirement for the count... [Read the editorial]

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Dana Milbank: Drones are a common White House presence  Jan. 28
Froma Harrop: Education can beat back economic inequality  Jan. 27
Debra J. Saunders: Netanyahu invitation a poke or payback?  Jan. 27
Dana Milbank: Economy gives lame duck his swagger back  Jan. 26
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Commentary highlights

Deflating our trust
Deflating our trust: Viewpoints: Why you should care about NFL's latest scandal
Voting with your remote
Voting with your remote: Viewpoints: Your news source may influence your politics
Pope and politics
Pope and politics: Viewpoints: Heed Francis's words on global warming?
5 myths about gas taxes
5 myths about gas taxes: Viewpoints: Misconceptions and politics cloud the debate

Herald Editorial Board

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Guest Commentary / Marysville Pilchuck shooting: Finding solace by reaching out to others   Jan. 28
Viewpoints: Along with footballs, New England Patriots deflated our trust  Jan. 25
First Person: Sentimental value doesn’t quite explain loss of violin   Jan. 25
Commentary / Obama's tax proposals: Just who’s waging class warfare on whom?   Jan. 25
Guest commentary / Feb. 10 school bus levy: Arlington School District explains bus-buying practices   Jan. 24
Guest commentary / U.S. 2 traffic safety: Limiting access to U.S. 2 would ease congestion  Jan. 24
Guest commentary / MLK Jr. Day: Remember King with service to humanity   Jan. 19
Viewpoints: What you watch may influence how you vote  Jan. 18
Guest commentary / 2015 Legislature: Schools not only duty state has   Jan. 18
Guest commentary / 2015 Legislature: State must budget more for long-term care   Jan. 18

More editorials

In Our View / State transportation budget: Getting officials on same path   Jan. 25
In Our View / Cascade High cross country coach: Reconsider Bertrand decision   Jan. 23
In Our View / Adressing prostitution: Building a home for new lives   Jan. 22
In Our View / Disaster preparedness: Apply the lessons learned from Oso slide  Jan. 21
In Our View / Rep. Larsen's transportation bill: Road help for mid-sized cities   Jan. 20
In Our View / MLK Jr. Day: Civil discourse honors King   Jan. 19
In Our View / Obama's community college plan: Free tuition good investment   Jan. 18
In Our View / Alleged rapes at party: Talk with teens about sexual assault   Jan. 16
In Our View / School bus safety: Pass Arlington school bus levy   Jan. 15
In Our View / 2015 Legislature: Do no harm to medical care   Jan. 14

HeraldNet highlights

Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (7 new photos)
A haircut for a dollar?
A haircut for a dollar?: At Everett barber school, it'll only cost you a hair
What's your number?
What's your number?: Find out what your Seahawks jersey says about you
Cooking for kickoff
Cooking for kickoff: Football-themed recipes for your Super Bowl crowd