To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.
Guest column:: Setting the record straight on Moses Lake’s new high school
In Mr. Jon Lane’s recent guest column “Voters approved a second high school, not academy,” there were some funda...
EDITORIAL: Straightforward about 'Dilbert'
You may notice that the comic strip “Dilbert” is missing from the paper. After recent events associated with the comic strip’s artist and writer, Scott Adams, and commentary on his YouTube channel, the Herald is ...
Guest column: An innovative step toward improving the lives of Washington’s boys and men
Ours is a complicated society. Enormous economic and social changes have many people losing ground in the classroom, the workplace, and in the family. These challenges have especially manifested themselves during...
A letter from the editor
Working in a newsroom isn’t always a fun adventure like my generation watched on “Murphy Brown.” The people we write about are real and what we write impacts those real people in real ways. Last Friday, we pub...
Fact or fiction? Who’s to say?
In the flurry of activity that always ensues when the Washington State Legislature is in session, one bill has flown largely under the radar, yet its implications are enormous.
Column: Bringing you news in a challenging time
A lot has changed in our lives in the past few months.
CBH Editorial: Grateful for resumption of health care services
The coronavirus and subsequent shutdown have taken a heavy toll on health care facilities in Central Washington, as well as on the people who work in them. That is ironic, because their central role in the respon...
Guest column: Helping those most in need – really?
The guest editorial by Dr. David Curnel and Ms. Allison Williams thanked residents for “stepping up and caring for one another” during the pandemic. I was struck by two comments: one, keep encouraging and support...
CBH Editorial: Society locked down, but inmates released
There have been many negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. While everyone wants to minimize the losses from the virus, some steps taken by state authorities seem to carry with them risks of damage to the pub...
CBH editorial: Partisan divide takes a back seat
On Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced his veto of 147 budget items sent to him by the Legislature. Good for him.
CBH editorial: Circumstances call for community mindset
“We’ve gone crazy,” said a shopper out loud in a grocery store aisle lined with empty shelves. This shopper expressed what many other ordinary Americans have felt, the surprise and frustration at finding no potat...
CBH Editorial: Responsible reaction to COVID-19
A new member of the coronavirus category called COVID-19 is at the top of the news here and about everywhere. The virus has so far claimed one life in Grant County and mobilized institutional resources against it.
CBH editorial: Working together for Moses Lake water
It’s almost March, and spring is waiting in the wings. Here in Moses Lake, spring means changing our clocks and getting out the lawn furniture, and it is also when our eyes turn toward the big body of water for w...
CBH Editorial: Fire impact fees cake is not baked
If a cake is not done, you put it back in the oven. If you bake it and bake it and the cake is still unpalatable, there might be something wrong with the recipe.
CBH Editorial: Rhetoric not helping on gun issues
The right to bear arms has been in the news a great deal this last week.