Letters to the Editor

Issues over clear-cutting

I recently heard that something like 5,000 acres of timber are to be cut in Kitsap County over the next couple of years. While this… Continue reading

 

Olds column distorts ‘Big Oil’ sins

The “As It Turns Out” column (Herald, Nov. 16) by Marylin Olds is a prime example of how climate change fanatics resort to misinformation, distortions… Continue reading

 

There’s no other choice; vote for schools

Once again, I’m surprised by the level of misinformation I’m hearing in the community about the proposed SKSD bond and capital levy. A man who… Continue reading

 

United for our schools

Each day brings new stories and accounts of division amongst our nation, our region and some of our local communities. Here in South Kitsap we,… Continue reading

Nate Andrews has top qualities for PUD

I’m writing this letter in support of Nate Andrews as a qualified candidate for the Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD) 3 Commissioner position, and I… Continue reading

Mr. Lemke, this is not about you

Chris Lemke was quoted in the Kitsap Sun in 2016 as saying, “I think the vast majority of the community supports it (the bond). They… Continue reading

Consider your mayoral choice carefully

Mayor Erickson is a nice person and a decent mayor, although I believe she doesn’t represent all of her constituents equally. When I had a… Continue reading

Vote yes on Proposition 1

Please vote Proposition No. 1. This is a funding proposition for the fire department. The people who serve us in this capacity are outstanding. We… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Do your research and vote

Maybe this has happened to you. Your ballot comes in the mail and when you open it, your face falls – there are so many… Continue reading

Appleton is an important voice

Sherry Appleton is an important voice in Washington. She works with all other legislators to make our state even better. She is dedicated to all… Continue reading

SKSD measures do nothing for K-5

Joe Riley knows better than most the importance of the first four years of a child’s education (letter to the editor, Oct. 19, “It’s time… Continue reading

Our votes determine our survival

I learned recently that we have about 12 – TWELVE - years remaining to correct our carbon-guzzling lifestyles or suffer water, beer(!) and food shortages,… Continue reading

Don’t let this ‘tax horse’ get afoot

Approving the latest South Kitsap School District bond and levy is akin to lighting a fuse on a tax bomb. There seems to be no… Continue reading

What’s in it for the kids?

Before you vote, please read what the McCreary legislation (Senate Bill 6362) says. It cost you a lot of money. Two items should interest you.… Continue reading

School measures needed for growth

This November, voters in South Kitsap get to make an important decision for the future of this community; they will decide what kind of schools… Continue reading

Too many questions, too few answers

Let me see if I understand this correctly. The bond is needed due to overcrowding at South Kitsap High School and for “projected growth” in… Continue reading

Let’s create success for our students

In fall of 2019, my sons will enter South Kitsap High School. I don’t worry that they will get lost in the shuffle. They are… Continue reading

I-1631 has unrealistic ambitions

From many of the promoters and supporters of the carbon fee initiative, I-1631, come two basic arguments. One is true; the other could not be… Continue reading

‘Kill this bloated turkey’

I guess we serfs had better learn our place, as our nobles will keep making us vote on the South Kitsap bond measure until we… Continue reading

Andrews is right choice for KPUD seat

The upcoming election for the open Kitsap Public Utility District No. 1 seat has a very qualified and committed candidate: Nate Andrews. Nate’s experience in… Continue reading