Category: Editorials

Mayor DeMaria has a plan

The City of Everett’s elected leaders will be facing a tough year ahead as the economic downturn will continue to affect the local economy and the city budget. Every elected official has acknowledged that the 2011 budget that takes effect…

Happy New Year

There is no way to know what awaits us before it happens – and so – we watch the coming of 2010 with great interest and hope. The hope is for a healthy, prosperous New Year. The interest is in…

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…