Category: Editorials

The Crimson Tide

When you’ve made it to the mountaintop, it is not the end of the world if you are tossed from it or fall off. The preference, of course, is that one remains atop the mountain, with no one else able…

Thanksgiving 2009

This time last year, the national economy was preparing for collapse. The economy’s beginning of the end, or as Churchill once said, the end of the beginning, came into full force in and around Thanksgiving 2008. Yet we all sat…

Absentee ballots

The city of Everett has a problem with absentee ballots. There are presently 800 absentee ballots on the books here and before the last election, they were all sent out. Something like 610 came back – the largest number percentage…

Charter Review

In the coming year, charter review is going to become the great defining issues for the charter review committee, for city leaders, and ultimately for everyone living in this city who feels vested in its future. Has the time has…