Letters to the Editor

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

Anderson is a compassionate professional

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

Support Anderson for Port commissioner

I’ve been part of the South Kitsap business community for more than 20 years and have worked with scores of community leaders and business owners… Continue reading

Anderson has ‘heart of a servant’

I want to share my strong support for Gary Anderson for Port of Bremerton commissioner. I’ve been involved in many projects and efforts here in… Continue reading

I’m joining others in supporting Anderson

I’d like to add my support to the many, many others in South Kitsap who will be voting for Gary Anderson for Port Of Bremerton… Continue reading

We’re aboard for Gary Anderson

We are writing to strongly encourage South Kitsap voters to join us in support of Gary Anderson for Port Commissioner. We have known Gary since… Continue reading

Vote for Lamb, Daily

I would like to voice a recommendation to South Kitsap voters in regard to candidates for South Kitsap School Board. First, I cannot vote for… Continue reading

But is it basic education?

I recently watched the League of Woman Voters candidate forum for South Kitsap School District board candidates. One candidate’s opinion was that each generation has… Continue reading

SKSD budget woes not just a one-year thing

As I listened to people address the South Kitsap School District board prior to their vote on the RIF proposal, several asked that if this… Continue reading

The good and bad of the legislative session

First, the good news: Our legislators failed to lower the election requirement to pass school bonds to 50 percent. It will continue to take a… Continue reading