This editorial will appear in Friday’s print edition.
OK, that headline is a little deceptive. The offices that will be on the Aug. 6 primary and Nov. 6 general election ballots are, for the most part, the kind of local positions where people make the nuts-and-bolts decisions for cities, schools and other bodies.
If you’ve ever complained about local officials and said something like, “If it were up to me . . .,” this is the time to back up those words with action.
Filing week begins Monday (online or at the Pierce County auditor’s office kiosk) for the Aug. …