Letters to the Editor

Vote yes on Proposition 1

Please vote Proposition No. 1. This is a funding proposition for the fire department. The people who serve us in this capacity are outstanding. We… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Do your research and vote

Maybe this has happened to you. Your ballot comes in the mail and when you open it, your face falls – there are so many… Continue reading

Appleton is an important voice

Sherry Appleton is an important voice in Washington. She works with all other legislators to make our state even better. She is dedicated to all… Continue reading

SKSD measures do nothing for K-5

Joe Riley knows better than most the importance of the first four years of a child’s education (letter to the editor, Oct. 19, “It’s time… Continue reading

Our votes determine our survival

I learned recently that we have about 12 – TWELVE - years remaining to correct our carbon-guzzling lifestyles or suffer water, beer(!) and food shortages,… Continue reading

Don’t let this ‘tax horse’ get afoot

Approving the latest South Kitsap School District bond and levy is akin to lighting a fuse on a tax bomb. There seems to be no… Continue reading

What’s in it for the kids?

Before you vote, please read what the McCreary legislation (Senate Bill 6362) says. It cost you a lot of money. Two items should interest you.… Continue reading

School measures needed for growth

This November, voters in South Kitsap get to make an important decision for the future of this community; they will decide what kind of schools… Continue reading

Too many questions, too few answers

Let me see if I understand this correctly. The bond is needed due to overcrowding at South Kitsap High School and for “projected growth” in… Continue reading

Let’s create success for our students

In fall of 2019, my sons will enter South Kitsap High School. I don’t worry that they will get lost in the shuffle. They are… Continue reading

I-1631 has unrealistic ambitions

From many of the promoters and supporters of the carbon fee initiative, I-1631, come two basic arguments. One is true; the other could not be… Continue reading

‘Kill this bloated turkey’

I guess we serfs had better learn our place, as our nobles will keep making us vote on the South Kitsap bond measure until we… Continue reading

Andrews is right choice for KPUD seat

The upcoming election for the open Kitsap Public Utility District No. 1 seat has a very qualified and committed candidate: Nate Andrews. Nate’s experience in… Continue reading

I-1631 passage critical for state’s environment

Last week, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that we have just over a decade to get climate change under control to prevent… Continue reading

Bowling will bring democratic values

Irene Bowling exemplifies Democratic values. She will bring her education, experience and creativity to the office. Irene will champion innovative ways to bring jobs and… Continue reading

Appleton is accomplish legislator

I am writing to support re-electing state Rep. Sherry Appleton in the 23rd Legislative District. She has a solid record of accomplishments in many areas… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

Please respect forums’ integrity

The League of Women Voters of Kitsap would like to let everyone know that we do not support or oppose political candidates or parties. We… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

Liberal, conservative labels are meaningless

Despite the propaganda of those with political power, freedom is not freedom from liberalism, conservatism or facts. True freedom is freedom from exploitation and pollution.… Continue reading

Thank you, generous shoppers

Port Orchard Eagles gather money, food for SK Helpline.

Curb trash upstream

Once again, Kitsap County residents are stuck with the bill for a shortsighted waste stream design. Washington State Utilities Commission approved (privatized) Waste Management’s rate… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018