Opinion

Opportunities to get to know the candidates | In Our Opinion

The winners in the Nov. 7 general election will make decisions on…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

 

America’s future is in its neighborhoods | My View

Let’s prove that we can work together, care about each other, and serve as positive examples

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Editor’s Notebook: A newsprint discovery from the ’60s

Our readers often surprise us with tidbits of information about odd or…

 

Keep state government open and transparent | In Our Opinion

Recall earlier this summer when the Legislature passed its operating budget —…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

How the Laundromat gave me some perspective | Sarah Smiley

By SARAH SMILEYNavy Wise Last week, our washing machine broke and our…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Fire boat Viking Shield arrives in the next few weeks | The Scuttlebutt

By STEPHEN L. SWANNColumnist Poulsbo’s Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park and the…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Thank you, Port Orchard Public Works

After writing two letters to the Port Orchard Public Works Department and…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Finding common ground in government, politics | In Our Opinion

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, tells a story about the advice…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

State must live up to its role as co-manager of salmon population | In Our Opinion

According to a comprehensive study by the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, wild…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

How losing net neutrality will affect you | As It Turns Out

Concerned about losing net neutrality? You have every reason to be. Ajit…

Inequities in state ferry fares | In Our Opinion

One of the region’s most effective advocacy groups scored a big win…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Modernizing nuclear weapons endangers the whole planet | As It Turns Out

America quietly observes the madness of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and President…

Break the cycle for a simpler life | Choices for the Future

Summers in the Pacific Northwest are truly glorious. Are you getting as…

Then and now: A history of our state ferries

With two jumbo ferries plying the waters between Edmonds and Kingston daily,…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Editor’s notebook | Reflections of a new Navy dad

Ask any parent. If there’s one constant in raising kids, it’s that…

Protesters: Local police are not ICE agents

Editor’s note: Kitsap News Group intern Hannah Chisholm was in Boston, Massachusetts…

Whitten represented us well

As the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts in Dallas hosted the…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

A clever idea for schools

As we all know, America has fallen behind Europe and Asia in…

SK Regional Park now a shell of its former self | Guest column

It is sad that so many of our beautiful trees in South…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

There’s no excuse for not voting | In Our Opinion

Want to influence the course of your community’s development, get your name…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

The power of your vote | Editor’s Notebook

Josh Farley got a write-in vote for mayor of Bremerton. Michael C.…

The power of your vote | Editor’s Notebook

Josh Farley got a write-in vote for mayor of Bremerton. Michael C.…

Parks department needs to finish the job

This letter is about the recent logging of the South Kitsap Regional…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

Some math of life | Tolman’s Tales

I have never been good at math. My two C’s in college…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Appreciation for being part of a community | Tolman’s Tales

Life’s burdens are lightened having friends who care about what is going on in your life

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Use it or lose it: Make your vote count on Aug. 1 | In Our Opinion

Aug. 1 is Primary Election Day. Voters will narrow from three to…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

We are all living history books | Tolman’s Tales

I was putting a photo of my Aunt Lucille in the Family…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

It’s time to let America be America again | As it Turns Out

Don’t you wonder what changed our government from the democracy intended by…

Eagles thank Port Orchard businesses | Letter to the editor

Since we started our unique special Port Orchard Eagles “Thank You Cash…

A shocking introduction to political journalism in D.C.

My introduction to political journalism in Washington D.C. was abrupt and shocking.…

SKFR levy vote a must for growing community | In Our Opinion

If there ever was a taxpayer-supported service in which residents get more…

Senator needs a lesson in tolerance | Tolman’s Tales

By JEFF TOLMAN Columnist I was born in Greybull, Wyoming and lived…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

SK voters hold key to maintaining fire services | Wright

By STEVE WRIGHT Fire Chief, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Over next…

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Primary election: Have some issues with a side of eggs | In Our Opinion

How do you like your eggs? Try them over easy — with…

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Relay for Life is a powerful force against cancer | In Our Opinion

If you participate in Relay For Life, you are on the front…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Ask hard questions about tax increases | Roger Gay

In the near future, a number of organizations in our county will…

Restore the Poulsbo Police Advisory Board | In Our Opinion

Poulsbo’s Police Advisory Board was established in December 1991 and was, for…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Cry, our beloved representative government | As It Turns Out

An e-mail this morning brought updated news of dozens of factions, all…

Get restrooms placed near long ferry lanes | In Our Opinion

Ahh, summer in Kitsap. Sunshine, beaches, special events, and vehicles in the…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Face the future, let go of the past

The Kitsap Peninsula has a proud military history. We read about it…