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In Our View / Super Bowl XLIX
Thanks for the ride, Seahawks

Win or lose this afternoon, it's been a great ride.Now that the Seattle Seahawks have one Super Bowl trophy in their possession, some Seahawk fans, the 12th Man, might be able... [Read the editorial]

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Carol MacPherson: No drones at Super Bowl, except for the prognosticators  Feb. 1
Eugene Robinson: Boehner, Netanyahu work against own interests and ours  Feb. 1
David Ignatius: With China, GOP on board, Obama’s big trade pact looks set  Feb. 1
Debra J. Saunders: Michelle Obama had a choice; women in Saudi Arabia don't  Feb. 1
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Commentary highlights

Viewpoints: Income inequality
Viewpoints: Income inequality: Should we tax the rich to save the middle class?
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?

Herald Editorial Board

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Viewpoints / Income inequality: Can taxing the rich save America's middle class?   Feb. 1
First Person: Nothing funny in mental illness for those who must cope with it  Feb. 1
Other Voices / Aviation safety: Crafting a flight plan for drones   Feb. 1
Guest commentary / Cascade High cross country coach: Controversy over coach’s contract offers some valuable lessons for all   Jan. 31
Guest commentary / County comprehensive plan: Transportation planning crucial to meet county growth   Jan. 31
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

More editorials

In Our View / Snohomish County courthouse project: Re-examine courthouse plans   Jan. 28
In Our View / 2015 Legislature: A few tweaks to election laws   Jan. 27
In Our View / YMCA fundraising: Support Y's building projects   Jan. 26
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

HeraldNet highlights

Lofty potential for drones
Lofty potential for drones: Aircraft could be used in real estate, other businesses
A community of kindness
A community of kindness: Seahawks home a display of affection for couple's daughter
Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (7 new photos)
Super snacks
Super snacks: Best finger-food recipes to make for the big game