Opinion

Civic engagement starts with a well-informed public

A recent visit to the Poulsbo office of the North Kitsap Herald by Congressman Derek Kilmer produced the following comment during an interview with reporter… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018

 

Editorial cartoon | Opinion

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group… Continue reading

 

Ferguson’s not my choice for governor

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

 

U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed anti-subsidy and anti-dumping tariffs on newsprint

Much of the talk of tariffs and trade wars has centered on the Trump administration’s decision to pursue increased taxes on some international supplies of… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Cartoon

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2018

Property tax issue a spectator sport in Olympia

Property tax and car tabs issues are likely to be campaign fodder this fall.

4 the Kids March for our Lives

“4 the Kids-Kitsap” is a group of Kitsap County retired teachers and concerned citizens, formed since the Parkland school shooting, to connect with local high… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Words from the waterfront

Two little girls wearing life-jackets, heading down C-Dock with their Mom and Dad: a familiar sight in the Port of Poulsbo Marina. The girls’ father,… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

In the interest of truth and fairness

In the interest of truth and fairness, I, Tom Driscoll, implore the editor to let me correct Paul Tweiten’s misrepresentations of my beliefs and his… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Ireland is leaner, greener, prosperous

A once agrarian country, Ireland now is a high-tech mecca where tourism leads the way.

Need for better mental health services

We’ve all heard about the opioid epidemic and the need for better mental health services. But did you know that here in Kitsap County we’re… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018
Jerry Cornfield

A whole lot of shakin’ may be ahead for state Legislature this fall

All 98 seats in the House and 25 seats in the Senate are up for election.

Jerry Cornfield

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

Legislature eyeing property tax strategies | Cornfield

Funny how things change in Olympia at the turn of a calendar year.

  • Mar 2, 2018

March 14 walkout will lead to change

Students will walk out of schools on March 14 to protest gun violence. We support the walkout.

Installation of new breakwater could begin in July 2021

The next Port Commission meeting is planned for 7 p.m. March 1.

We’re proud of our South Kitsap wrestlers

Those who attended the state wrestling meet at the Tacoma Dome Feb. 16-17 witnessed grit and determination rivaling that witnessed by those who watched the… Continue reading

<em>The Navy’s latest training proposal covers miles of Kitsap beaches and many state parks to use for a long list of warfare training exercises.</em>	 U.S. Navy

We don’t have to be ‘collateral damage’ in the war on terror

Not long ago, our corner of Washington seemed a peaceful, pleasant place to call home. Our Navy has threatened that peacefulness by expanding their training… Continue reading

<em>The Navy’s latest training proposal covers miles of Kitsap beaches and many state parks to use for a long list of warfare training exercises.</em>	 U.S. Navy
Marylin Olds

We don’t have to be ‘collateral damage’ in the war on terror

Not long ago, our corner of Washington seemed a peaceful, pleasant place to call home

Marylin Olds

New mixed-use project is good news for Port Orchard

Finally. Some movement has been made to begin the long process of redeveloping downtown Port Orchard. On Feb. 13, the City Council unanimously approved a… Continue reading