Letters to the Editor

Students learn horticulture skills from citizens and business members in community

To the editor, KMS Horticulture has been a great success this year! The students have had an opportunity to learn firsthand what it takes to… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

Orchard Bluff residents being ignored

In my opinion, the treatment received by senior citizens living in the Orchard Bluff mobile home 55-plus community run by Kitsap Housing is disgraceful. They… Continue reading

EARTH without “ART” is just….”EH”

Earth without ‘art’ is just ‘eh’ Support the Arts! Paint Out Poulsbo is a two-day art competition and show held on June 1-2 in downtown… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2018

Droning floatplanes

Drone, drone, drone. Summer is here and the days are wonderful — except for the obnoxious sound of floatplanes circling over Liberty Bay. Brmmmmm goes… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

Legal child abuse

To the editor I’m Uncle Pedro from Texas. I support law and order. I’m just writing to remind you DACA dreamers that our immigration laws… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

Poulsbo Kiwanis’s largest fundraiser of the year

Visit their booth during Viking fest for a sizzling roast beef sandwich

  • May 17, 2018

Viking Fest Pancake Breakfast May 19-20

Poulsbo Noon Lions

  • May 17, 2018

First annual cemetery cleanup

The Poulsbo Municipal Cemetery, 20002 Caldart Ave. NE, can be more than a final resting place. Steps are underway to transform the site into an… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Tax dollars being spent on teaching analytical and independent thinking

Thank you for publishing the thoughtful letters from students Hanna Groetsch and Petra Ellerby. I could not think of my tax dollars being spent better… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Response to Kilmer visit to Herald office

Response to Kilmer visit to Herald office It’s time I weighed in on the gun control issue. After reading about Rep. Derek Kilmer’s visit to… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

Ferguson’s not my choice for governor

If you don’t know who Bob Ferguson is, you’d better find out.

Daffodils in Poulsbo

To the editor To whomever has been planting the daffodils in and around Poulsbo, thank you! I have enjoyed seeing them each spring for many… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Applaud desire to effect change

To the editor Vladimir Lenin reportedly said, “A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” Sadly, whenever tragedies such as the Parkland school shooting occur,… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Talking down to students and including blatantly false information is unacceptable

To the editor I have some fact checking regarding Mr. Mann’s letter: My classmates and I already participated in a walkout in February. None of… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2018

Many factors behind mass shootings

Why are we experiencing so many mass shootings? I am sure we have yet to discover many reasons and possible solutions. This complicated problem takes… Continue reading

Kingston Middle School & High School were proud to host this year’s Olympic Music Educators Association Solo and Ensemble Contest

On Feb. 24, Kingston Middle School and Kingston High School were proud to host this year’s Olympic Music Educators Association (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble Contest.… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

Gun laws curbing proliferation not a threat

Laws to control unnecessary proliferation of some guns are not a threat to most gun ownership.

  • Mar 2, 2018

Legislators don’t care about seniors on fixed income

Gov. Inslee, our Washington legislators and local leaders (including Kitsap County commissioners) do not care about seniors on a fixed income. Their main purpose seems… Continue reading

Word games being played by both parties

Two items in the recent news need to be addressed. First, the conservative speaker at the University of Washington had every right to be there… Continue reading

Military men are civilians too

As a former Navy SEAL operator, I can speak with authority about maritime SEAL training in the Puget Sound area, and am eager and able… Continue reading