Opinion

Bob Smith
Executive Editor, Kitsap News Group

Editor’s note: Hopping off the news hamster wheel

Executive editor bids adieu

 

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Spyder bikes, childhood summer hikes are a relic of the past

Columnist Tom Purcell reminisces

  • Jun 28, 2022
  • By Tom Purcell Opinion columnist

 

Jan. 6 public hearings aren’t changing minds

Jan. 6 public hearings aren’t changing minds

  • Jun 26, 2022
  • By Carl Golden

 

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Demos division: Too far to the left?

It took more than a year, but Congressional Democrats, facing the prospect of losing their majorities, have concluded the most-effective way to mitigate disaster during… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2022
  • By Carl Golden
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Don’t throw away that mask

Five years ago a sports injury forced me to wear a light brace on my knee. Within a few months the joint was fine, yet… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2022
  • By Peter Funt
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School pool costs are rising

A second “appeal” of a South Kitsap School Board decision was filed in Superior Court on February 14. Find it here: https://tinyurl.com/3kur77p2 The appeal asks… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2022

Check out OSPI website for info

If you have not looked at the OSPI website to see how your child is doing, their grade level scores, their school’s scores, and our… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2022
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County commissioners offer their priorities list for 2022

A report from Kitsap County’s commissioners

  • Feb 7, 2022
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Wake up, slumbering America: Democracy itself is at stake

There is no doubt we are residing in very unsettling times, professor says.

  • Dec 23, 2021
  • Elwood Watson, Professor of History at East Tennessee State University
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The Grinch(es) who stole Christmas?

The Grinch(es) who stole Christmas?… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2021
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Fixing Gorst matters — we’re taking action to get the job done

Kilmer leads the bipartisan Gorst Coalition seeking support to solve the traffic bottleneck

  • Oct 25, 2021
  • By Derek Kilmer U.S. Representative, 6th Congressional District
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Electing candidates who know governing is serious business

Thoughts about the upcoming election and who are the better choices

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OPINION: Tom Purcell

Service dogs heal the trauma of war

  • Sep 2, 2021
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Newpaper’s policy on letters, op-eds

There seems to be some confusion by members of the public regarding the Bainbridge Island Review editorial page. I want to make sure things get… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2021
  • By Steven Powell Bainbridge Island Review
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Vote to renew SKFR’s EMS levy

Levy measure is on Aug. 3 primary ballot

  • Jul 9, 2021
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Sleepless in Seattle

— John Darkow, Columbia Missourian

  • Jul 1, 2021
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Inslee’s recent vetos may prove costly to his goals

What others are saying: The (Everett) Daily Herald editorial board

  • Jun 9, 2021
  • By The (Everett) Daily Herald editorial board
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Cantwell’s plan to revitalize community journalism

The coronavirus pandemic surely has damaged core sectors of the American economy. Small businesses that serve communities in every nook and cranny of this country… Continue reading

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State ferry system in precarious situation

The Wenatchee ferry’s engine fire is big news not so much for the damage done but for exposing our ferry fleet’s frailty that will haunt… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2021
  • By Elliott Moore
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It’s long past the time to get people back to work

When Congress established the Federal Unemployment Tax Act in 1935, it was intended to provide temporary and partial income replacement for workers who lost their… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2021
  • By Don Brunell