Letters to the Editor

Viral listening classics

Here is a list of songs to heal your soul during these troubled times. Enjoy!Stayin’ Alive (Bee Gees) Stand Back (Stevie Nicks) I Will Survive… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2020

 

Stay in to protect us all

Dear Parents in Kitsap County, I am an adult with asthma. I have worked in the health field on and off throughout my 20s. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2020

 

Your senator voted ‘yes’

Yes, that’s right. Washington state Sen. Emily Randall voted to raise the South Kitsap local school portion of your property tax. This increase is one… Continue reading

 

Character is critical

Character is critical In an American president, both character and clear vision should matter. Yet Trump’s political appeal is largely based on a presently hot… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

Driscoll diatribe belies liberal fallacies

I finally caught my breath after laughing at Comrade Driscoll’s latest hateful, slanderous and dishonest representation of the President. When I think of the years… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

HB 2642: helping those who need help

I am a person in recovery from substance abuse disorder. A group of my peers and I participated in the 5th annual Recovery Advocacy Day… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

Is now the time for change?

Let’s talk about the scary word socialism. Most “boomers” have been hardwired to equate it with communism. We remember school drills where adults would pretend… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

SKSD says voter-approved levy is not enough

Student math scores continue to fall yet teacher performance is not considered. Hiring board admin clerk and internal auditor suggestion met with disrespectful rebuke from… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2020

Speak out about McCormick Woods parcel development

I recently stumbled across a public notice in the Independent’s classifieds section. Soon after, we received the notice from the City of Port Orchard. And… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

Bipartisan Congress fighting to eradicate diseases

Occasionally, even in these partisan times, Congress can come together and pass legislation that has a positive effect on our country and the world. A… Continue reading

Speak up for North Kitsap Heritage Park

A volunteer group at the North Kitsap Heritage Park has proposed restricting the park’s use to habitat conservation with limited trails. Acceptance of their plan… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2019

Boeing must make the hard choice

Don Brunell’s column Nov. 22 on Boeing’s resiliency is very informative and counts the cost of a shoddy decision making nightmare that will dog them… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2019

Don’t blame Chiefstick, examine police conduct

Like many others in North Kitsap, I was horrified when our community became the latest place to see a person of color shot dead by… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Washington state has plenty of revenue

I supported Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976, which was passed overwhelmingly by the voters of Washington state. It sets vehicle tabs at $30. Washington Gov. Jay… Continue reading

A thank you to SKSD voters

A thank you note to voters: I want to thank the voters in the South Kitsap School District for allowing me to be your representative… Continue reading

Martinez and Moffatt for School Board

Dear North Kitsap friends, This Nov. 5 is election day and there are several school board positions open. I would encourage you to join me… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Gary has the skills, experience to be commissioner

Gary Anderson has been a key part of our South Kitsap business community for many years and I have worked with him for much of… Continue reading

Anderson has been a force for change

On Monday evening, the Kitsap Public Facilities District voted unanimously to fund the South Kitsap Community Events Center with up to $12 million. The primary… Continue reading

Anderson’s already doing the work of commissioner

I’m writing to share my endorsement of Gary Anderson for Port of Bremerton commissioner. I’ve known and worked with Gary for more than 10 years.… Continue reading

Gary Anderson is well-known and respected

I’ve known Gary Anderson for 30 years through Rotary and his real estate firm G. Anderson Group. Gary is well-known and respected by all who’ve… Continue reading