Letters to the Editor

Letters from Jan. 16, 2008

FeedbackDUI laws need real changeWhen are we Washingtonians going to get serious about existing DUI violators? The two legislative bills mentioned (CK Reporter, “Two DUI… Continue reading

Letters from Jan. 19, 2008

SR 3/303 interchangeWho designed the flaws?The public must unite to change the new SR 3/303 interchange before someone dies. Our local families, friends and those… Continue reading

Letters from Jan. 23, 2008

Thank youSupport appreciatedOn behalf of the Central Kitsap High School wrestling team and the many schools that participated in the 31st Annual Matman Wrestling Tournament,… Continue reading

Letter from Jan. 30, 2008

Economic stimulusIt’s never worked beforeThis so-called economic stimulus package of tax rebates is stupid.First of all, it’s already our money so you can’t take money… Continue reading

Letters from Feb. 2, 2008

Letters on lettersKitsap Golf & Country Club is world classThis letter is in response to Erick J. Goins’ comments about his “shameful” treatment at Kitsap… Continue reading

Letters from Feb. 6, 2008

Narrows bridgeBob Oke namesake? No thanksBob Oke’s widow wants to rename the Tacoma Narrows Bridge “The Bob Oke Bridge of Faith.” Sen. Derek Kilmer agrees.… Continue reading

Letter from Feb. 9, 2008

Port districtsWhere’s the fairness?Recent articles in the CK Reporter have noted the wide differences in taxes levied by the various port districts in Kitsap County.… Continue reading

Letters from Feb. 13, 2008

Boy Scout breakfastLocke’s distortions an insultEx-governor Locke’s address to the Boy Scouts of America fund-raising breakfast (“Kitsap Scouts get an earful from Locke,” Feb. 9)… Continue reading

Letters from Feb. 16, 2008

PoliticsWho won the WA Republican Caucus?That fact is, that nobody really knows who won the Washington State Republican Caucus. Indeed McCain and the media have… Continue reading

Letters from Feb. 23, 2008

CKSD budgetHow is auto maintenance not worthy?I, too, am appalled and embarrassed that Ms. Cathcart would even suggest that auto maintenance is not worthy district… Continue reading

Letter from March 1, 2008

FeedbackAdele, AdeleCertainly you can understand the difference between “preventing conception” and killing an embryo after it has been conceived (“Recent news that truly deserves a… Continue reading

Letter from March 5, 2008

FeedbackThere is a differenceI’d bet Adele Ferguson would go to the mat defending the rights of conscientious objectors who were being forced to bear arms… Continue reading

Letters from March 8

Kimberly Forder is a monsterI recently read your front page story about the sentencing of Kimberly Ann Forder for the death of her 8-year-old adopted… Continue reading

Letters from March 12, 2008

Markwick propertyCommunity coming togetherSaturday, a large group of spirited folks did a major spring cleaning of the county’s Markwick property.The task force, sparked by Keri… Continue reading

Letters from March 15, 2008

Thank youMany years of great serviceWe are writing this letter on behalf of ourselves, our families and our friends who have been patients of Dr.… Continue reading

Letter from March 19, 2008

A big thank youLending a hand in Lewis CountyOn the morning of Monday, Dec. 3, two Pacific weather systems met up with a third front… Continue reading

Letters from March 22, 2008

Wall woes: Work with Mexico on border controlThe administration is spending millions (probably ballooning into billions) on walling off the southern border of our country,… Continue reading

Letter from March 26, 2008

Tax increasesIt’s not OKWow! We have similar, simultaneous shows ongoing in government, here in Kitsap and there in our state capitol.In our 2007 general election,… Continue reading

Letter from March 29, 2008

Economic development: Not another big box storeHearing the announcement of yet another big box retailer planned for Silverdale, Lowes, which already has a megastore just… Continue reading


The Kitsap County Commissioners are elected to act on behalf of the citizens of this county. They have relegated their responsibilities to an unelected layer of quasi government, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC). Yes, they are elected and have the authority to govern for the people residing in Kitsap County. They should not give their power to PSRC.