Letters to the Editor

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
  • By Robert Monteith Kitsap News Group

Ryan letter references bad science

Skeptical, I analyzed Matt Ryan’s Letter of July 13 to see if his argument includes science since he invokes a scientist’s name. Matt’s knowledge appears… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018
  • By Robert Monteith Kitsap News Group

What’s wrong with Poulsbo?

My wife reads your paper; I almost never do — but the Smaaladen headline caught my eye and I reached for an extra blood pressure… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018
  • By Nick Twietmeyer Kitsap News Group

Port Orchard needs affordable housing, homeless plan

The June 22 Don Brunell opinion, “Seattle missteps shows need for new approach,” provided some concepts worth considering to address affordable housing and our homeless… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018
  • By Nick Twietmeyer Kitsap News Group

Mayor: No conflict if holding two offices

To the editor, In response to Tom Debor’s letter published June 1 in the North Kitsap Herald asking “honest questions” about my seeking election to… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018