My cousin asked a great question: Why does any one need an assault rifle? So here ya go.
We saved democracy one more time … barely.
Two years to the week since the Capitol riot of Jan. 6, 2021, House Republicans again displayed their party’s penchant for anarchy.
The House report on the Jan. 6 insurrection tells us little that we didn’t already know.
I was composing this letter about the Georgia runoff election when an article in the Skagit Valley Herald beat me to it.
A small group of us stand at the corner by the courthouse in Mount Vernon every Friday. It's not an organized group with a certain message, bu…
After all these years, I still remember him. A year or so older, already visibly muscled, he would stalk across the elementary playground towa…
Over the past few months, we have lost several icons within the Skagit community — Dimity O’Neil, Jon Skiffington, and most recently, Skye Ric…
In this year of high inflation and economic uncertainty, it is especially important that the gifts we give the children in our lives provide m…
The Republicans need to deny Trump a third presidential nomination.
I can’t remember when I learned there is no Santa Claus.
The guilty verdict in the recent Sandy Hook families' hate speech trial of right wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was a step in the right d…
The announcement to restart a planning process to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades is welcome news.
I am appalled at the division in our country.
It’s too early to do a complete election postmortem, but we can already detect a familiar pattern.
Claims against port director without merit
Are you tired of the dirty, misleading and blatantly untruthful political ads — on both sides? They get more outrageous and expensive every year.
Justice Thomas says that he does not know the meaning of diversity. No one should be on our Supreme Court who does not see the benefits and co…
I have known Sheriff Don McDermott since he began with the Skagit County Sheriff's Department.
Now that we know that the PUD commissioners set policy and finalize the budget to prioritize infrastructure, we should easily vote for the inc…
I hope you'll join me in voting for Germaine Kornegay for Skagit PUD. I've known Germaine for more than a decade as a dedicated public servant…
I read others are urging citizens to do their own ballot research, since much media product is partisan puff piece or sophomorically slanted.
I agree with Rep. Rick Larsen’s endorsement of Germaine Kornegay for PUD commissioner.
Re: Politics vs. facts (Letters, Oct. 29)