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In Our View / Election 2014
A few final legislative endorsements before Nov. 4

Snohomish County's registered voters should have already received their ballots from the Auditor's Office. Voters have between now and Nov. 4 to mark their choices and get the... [Read the editorial]

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Dana Milbank: Running from Obama backfiring on Democrats  Oct. 23
Froma Harrop: Canada’s immigration policy may be tough, but it’s fair  Oct. 23
David Ignatius: U.A.E. group seeks ways to prevent violent extremism from taking hold  Oct. 23
Kathleen Parker: Baiting, hounding bears, wolves isn’t hunting or fair  Oct. 23
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Pro and con: I-1351
Pro and con: I-1351: The arguments on the initiative to fund smaller classes
No more mysteries
No more mysteries: Better tracking could help prevent disasters like Flight 370
Are newspapers dead?
Are newspapers dead?: Many papers have survived by transforming themselves
Unsafe at any level
Unsafe at any level: Viewpoints: Efforts to make football safer for kids are failing

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Guest Commentary / Alternative energy research: Feds should pitch in on PUD tidal project   Oct. 23
Guest Commentary / Health care costs: Taking steps to hold down health care costs  Oct. 21
Viewpoints: Pro and con: I-1351 on funding of K-12 education  Oct. 19
Growth choices have to recognize homebuyers’ preferences  Oct. 19
Commentary / Employee 'benefits': Will freezing your eggs really help your career?  Oct. 19
Guest Commentary / Trans-Pacific Partnership.: Intellectual property rights vital to trade, jobs in Washington state  Oct. 18
Guest commentary: FIsh habitat: Film, Oct. 15 at Historic Everett Theatre, depicts fight to save wild steelhead  Oct. 14
Several failures led to county's $575,000 settlement   Oct. 12
Mystery of Flight 370 points to need for better flight tracking  Oct. 12
Guest Commentary / Mental Ilness Awareness Week: Action needed on education, access to care  Oct. 11
Other Views / Outwitting anxiety: Screening for Ebola helps the nerves, if not the disease   Oct. 11
Other Views / Charity: The rich give less as those with less give more   Oct. 11
Guest Commentary / County Mental Health Sales Tax Committee: Mental health fund is small, but it's a start   Oct. 10
Guest Commentary / County land-use planning: Steer growth to cities' urban areas where services are  Oct. 9
Guest Commentary / The U.S.S. Olympia: Support effort to save historic cruiser from scrap yard  Oct. 8

More editorials

In Our View / City bans on marijuana businesses: Reconsider bans on marijuana businesses  Oct. 20
In Our View / State Supreme Court endorsements: Retain Stephens and Johnson on high court  Oct. 19
In Our View / Community colleges' 2015-17 budget: Community colleges' budget request is money well spent  Oct. 17
Snohomish PUD Commissioner, District 1: Dave Aldrich warrants third term on PUD  Oct. 16
Charity in the community: Philanthropy a measure of generosity, not income  Oct. 15
In Our View / Bakken crude oil rail shipments: BP’s upgrade of rail cars for crude helps, but more needed  Oct. 14
IN OUR VIEW / Snohomish PUD tidal project: PUD's tidal project well worth the investment  Oct. 13
IN OUR VIEW / Benchmarks for the Legislature: A simple but crucial to-do list for the state  Oct. 12
In Our View / Everett City Council, Position 7: Judy Tuohy shows resolve needed on Everett City Council  Oct. 10
In Our View / Phones and vehicles: Bad driving really is your fault   Oct. 9
In Our View / Mapping landslide hazards: Money to map slide hazards will help balance economic, safety interests  Oct. 8
Gay marriage and the U.S. Supreme Court: There’s no going back on same-sex marriage  Oct. 7
The importance of shared work: A United Way to cure pessimism  Oct. 6
21st Legislative District, Senate race: Opt for governance, not gridlock   Oct. 5
In Our View/Competing gun initiatives: Vote yes on I-594, no on I-591   Oct. 3
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