Opinion

Attend candidates’ forum on June 29 | In Our Opinion

On Aug. 1, voters in Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, and in North and…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

 

Legslature needs to resolve two court case dilemmas | Jan Angel

By JAN ANGEL 26th Legislative District Senator In the Senate, we continue…

 

Fare policy changes | FerryFare

The proposed fare increases for this October are 2.9 percent for vehicles…

 

Congratulations, Class of 2017 | In Our Opinion

(Editor’s note: Some commencement locations and times are incorrect in the print…

Now, as then, news close to home reigns | Editor’s Notebook

I was doing some research in the Port Orchard Independent office on…

The difficult challenge facing the U.S. Congress | As it Turns Out

President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey was quite the showstopper…

Texas flush with road money | Don Brunell

In the last decade, there has been a highway construction boom in…

Let’s take tiny houses a step further in Kitsap | In Our Opinion

Google “96-square-foot house” and you’ll see stories about the efficiency and virtues…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

No common ground | editorial cartoon

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group

Welcome to Poulsbo. And welcome to Viking Fest

May 17 is to Americans of Norwegian ancestry what April 24 is…

  • May 20th, 2017

You and the Great Give: $1.62 million in 24 hours | In Our Opinion

You saw the need. And through Kitsap Great Give, you responded. Whether…

  • May 18th, 2017

Officers deal with the fallout from substance abuse | Police Calls

BREMERTON — You may have heard about “Spice,” which is sold by…

Are Trump’s policies making America great again? | As It Turns Out

Here we are, life in the fast lane with President Trump at…

You and the Great Give: $1.62 million in 24 hours | In Our Opinion

You saw the need. And through Kitsap Great Give, you responded. Whether…

  • May 4th, 2017

Why replica handguns can be dangerous | Police Calls

This week we’ll title our first incident, “You Might Want to Think…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Kitsap Great Give: the miracle of local giving | In Our Opinion

According to the National Philanthropic Trust, the largest source of charitable giving…

  • May 1st, 2017

Angel tells constituents: the House must live within its means | Legislative Update

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group OLYMPIA — Washington state legislators once…

‘We must preserve the gains we’ve made’ | State of our Waters

We shouldn’t reverse course after more than 20 years of hard work…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

The scorecard: Kitsap County’s streams and bays | State of our Waters

The health of our waters in Kitsap County is improving. But we…

Immigration agency puts ‘shame’ reports on hold | Jerry Cornfield

The Trump administration has stopped producing a weekly scorecard of law enforcement…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Poulsbo’s emergence as the epicenter of education | In Our Opinion

For what is believed to be the first time in the university’s…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Lies generated by a president — this time it’s Trump

Whether you like President Trump or not, he has made a serious…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Our lives are better because of their work | In Our Opinion

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards.…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Rural property owners find there’s no water at the pump | Sen. Jan Angel

Sen. Jan Angel, 26th Legislative District Republican, addresses the recent Washington state…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon

The U.S. Senate voted April 6 to invoke what’s known as the…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

‘Nap Tyme,’ the driverless boat | FerryFare

“Nap Tyme” was aptly named as she cruised through Dalco Passage (Tacoma…

Trumpcare, a badly needed tax break for the wealthy | As It Turns Out

Shame on every Republican leader who has no difficulty in backing the…

We support House Bill 1155 and urge the state Legislature to approve it | In Our Opinion

We support House Bill 1155 and urge the state Legislature to approve…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Bridge project will benefit people and salmon | In Our Opinion

West Kingston Road between Siyaya Avenue and South Kingston Road will close…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Bridge project will benefit people and salmon | In Our Opinion

West Kingston Road between Siyaya Avenue and South Kingston Road will close…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

The enemy of peace is hatred, not those seeking the promise of America | In Our Opinion

Seventy-five years ago March 21, the first wave of people arrived at…

  • Mar 26th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon

— Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Port of Poulsbo considering bond to fund improvements | The Scuttlebutt

In the next few weeks, the port will re-examine its 2017 budget.…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Protect your right to know | In Our Opinion

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people.” Remember those…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

A lot of resources available for military spouses | Spouse to Spouse

You are a military spouse and you’ve just arrived at a duty…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

You walked. Now run | Guest column

This year, there will be numerous opportunities to run for public office in your community. The deadline to decide is May 19, but the earlier you get started, the better.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Busy times at the Poulsbo Historical Society | Editor’s Notebook

BUSY TIMES AT THE POULSBO HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Society president Tom Henderson is…

‘Keeping hope alive in the darkest times’ | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

By MARY NADER North Kitsap Fishline In a small shadowbox in my…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

An attempt to thwart access to public records | In Our Opinion

The bill is not yet out of the House, but we’re still…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Tiny homes worth a second look | In Our Opinion

Tiny homes concept worth a closer look When it comes to lending…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017