Letters to the Editor

The dangers of unregulated laissez-faire capitalism

Contrary to what Alan Jackson purported in his Jan. 4 critique, Marilyn Olds’ column was not a condemnation of entrepreneurs, capitalism, or jealous envy of… Continue reading

Track our elected officials’ progress on campaign promises

I wanted to send congratulations to the North Kitsap Herald Editorial Board for the objectively written “In Our Opinion” editorial published Feb. 2 (“Tracking campaign… Continue reading

We get the government we vote (or don’t) vote for

It’s encouraging to see that nine Poulsbo citizens stepped forward for consideration for City Council appointment. The North Kitsap Herald’s editorials on the subject of… Continue reading

The White House as change agent for America

I really liked the comparison of Donald Trump to Archie Bunker (“The White House as 1970s sitcom,” page A4, Jan. 5 North Kitsap Herald). The… Continue reading

Bond Road is congested and becoming more dangerous

I am a proud parent of two wonderful children here in the North Kitsap area. It is no surprise that the Kingston-to-Poulsbo stretch of Bond… Continue reading

Taxes seem to be in excess

Will someone please explain why we need two school levies in addition to the huge state property tax increase that is the result of the… Continue reading

Our children deserve a 21st century education

On Feb. 13, the North Kitsap community will have a chance to reaffirm their support of schools and students by approving two levy measures. Given… Continue reading

Supports levies for North Kitsap schools

At long last, an election item that crosses the aisle. Whether conservative or liberal, libertartian or progressive, Democrat, Republican or Independent, the upcoming North Kitsap… Continue reading

Our scholars and schools need our levy support

Xi Jinping is China’s most powerful leader in years and has total control of the country’s 1.4 billion people, advancing his leadership role abroad, and… Continue reading

Working together is encouraged when we talk about it

Thanks for reporting about bipartisanship in state and national government (“Spellman, others showed value of bipartisanship,” In Our Opinion, Kitsap Daily News, Jan. 18). This… Continue reading

Uphold due process of Mueller investigation

This is an urgent plea for Congress to resist Trump and the GOP attempts to stop Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller from his investigation of the… Continue reading

Don’t close America’s doors to others

An open letter to President Trump. Dear Mr. President: Apparently you are not aware that Norwegians have been immigrating to our continent for hundreds of… Continue reading

Generosity is changing girls’ lives

I have always believed the North Kitsap community to be one with a big heart. That conviction was confirmed this week when the fundraiser, “Game… Continue reading

Concerned about pedestrian safety

Just a note to tell you that I really like your editorials about pedestrian safety: “Make pedestrian safety a priority” (Dec. 29), “What residents say… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

We need Olds’ voice of reason and sense of outrage

I’d like to give a shout of support for columnist Marylin Olds. I count on her voice of reason and sense of outrage — just… Continue reading

God bless our law enforcement officers

I would like those that have previously signed Initiative 940, which would change standards for police use of deadly force — and those that would… Continue reading

March for rights, empowerment, equality

I enjoyed reading Marilyn Olds’ online article, “Return of the Gilded Age of Robber Barons,” in the Dec. 22 Kitsap Daily News. But I was… Continue reading

Rules apparently don’t apply on state ferries

I would like to speak on behalf of the 90 percent of ferry boat riders at the Bremerton Ferry Terminal who wait on the correct… Continue reading

Leverage forest holdings to create affordable housing

Earl Nightingale (1921-1989) is credited with saying, “Everything begins with an idea.” Here is an idea: Kudos to the coalition of Kitsap donors, Tribes and… Continue reading

Pedestrian safety must be a priority

Thank you for your provocative editorial (Dec. 28) regarding pedestrian incidents in Poulsbo and the city’s priorities — or lack thereof — in addressing them.… Continue reading