Letters to the Editor

Something for Nothing

Don Brunnel’s opinion piece on feeding the government monster is likely dead wrong about our elected officials being oblivious to taxes and other burdens weighing… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Anderson for Port Commission

I’m writing to share my strong support for Gary Anderson for Port of Bremerton Commissioner. I had the pleasure of working with Gary on the… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

I look forward to working with Gary

I’m proud to share my support for Gary Anderson for Port commissioner. Gary has been a valuable part of our work to coordinate economic development… Continue reading

Anderson will put South Kitsap first

Any idea what South Kitsap will look like in the next six years? Six years is the term of office for our next Port of… Continue reading

Anderson ‘clearly most qualified’

I am writing to share my endorsement of Gary Anderson for Port commissioner. Gary has been an integral part of our South Kitsap community, as… Continue reading

Anderson has given his service to region

I am pleased to give my endorsement to Gary Anderson for Port of Bremerton commissioner. I have known Gary as a friend and business associate… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019

Anderson will be superb asset as commissioner

Gary Anderson will be a superb asset as a Port of Bremerton commissioner. I have known Gary for 30 years and have seen him demonstrate… Continue reading

Downtown alley woes

As a fan of everything downtown Poulsbo, supporting local businesses by shopping like a tourist for unique items here instead of online, we take our… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

When it comes to health, patients must advocate

I would like to encourage readers to be their own advocates when it comes to their health and in particular to be willing to ride… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Support Webster-Martinson

As a life-long resident of North Kitsap, an educator and school board member, I endorse the re-election of Cindy Webster-Martinson to the NK School Board.… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Dangerous deadly decisions

Dangerous documented deceptions foster foolishness, flagrant felonies, and fatal falsehoods. Present Presidential policies kill Kurds with witless wisdom and withdrawal. Kids in cages cry. Trump’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Stokes endorses Edwards for port commissioner

Over the 22 years as a commissioner for the Port of Bremerton, I have not endorsed anyone running for public office. This year, I am… Continue reading

It’s time to cut the deadwood from SKSD board

The scores are in and we are not making progress. Our community continues to lose trust and confidence in our school board. Eight failed bond… Continue reading

Service, honor and integrity

The Port Orchard Eagles were pleased to have hosted Port Orchard Police Chief Matt Brown to their 17th annual First Responders Dinner on Sept. 14.… Continue reading

Without salmon bake, there’s no Manchester Library

The Aug. 23 issue of the Port Orchard Independent printed a letter concerning the Manchester Father’s Day Salmon Bake (“Salmon Bake took away parking spaces”).… Continue reading

City has violated our constitutional rights

Open letter by residents to Port Orchard’s mayor and Chevron: Our rights were unconstitutionally violated by our city in a permit process for building a… Continue reading

Salmon bake took away parking spaces

On Father’s Day, I was taken to the Manchester Grill to have Father’s Day breakfast. As we arrived at the parking area, we noticed there… Continue reading

Where’s the integrity on our school board?

As a candidate for the school board, I am dismayed and disappointed to learn that the current school board president now has two DUIs but… Continue reading

Anderson has the qualities to be Port commissioner

I am voting for Gary Anderson as our Port commissioner. I have known Gary my entire life. We both have seen our fantastic community grow.… Continue reading

Port candidate is active in community

I am writing to share my enthusiastic and strong support for Gary Anderson for Port commissioner. I have known and worked with Gary in this… Continue reading