Opinion

Kitsap County Commissioners: Full support is behind governor’s directive

We fully support the decision of Gov. Inslee directing Washingtonians to stay home in order to combat the further spread of COVID-19. While we may… Continue reading

 

Patrick Grubb 
                                Patrick Grubb

Bold, decisive action needed by our leaders

More needs to be done, says newspaper publisher

  • Mar 19, 2020

 

Frog concerts herald the coming springtime

Frog concerts herald the coming springtime

 

Daily | SKSD has plenty to be proud of, areas of concern

By Jeff Daily, South Kitsap School District Board of Directors — District 5

How to manage Kingston’s transportation issues

By Tania Issa, Susan Golden and Beth Berglund This is the sixth in a series of columns focusing on the topics that were selected by… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2020

Choices for the presidency

In keeping with my article series on climate change, I wanted to provide a glimpse of how to align your views on climate change with… Continue reading

Character is critical

Character is critical In an American president, both character and clear vision should matter. Yet Trump’s political appeal is largely based on a presently hot… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

Driscoll diatribe belies liberal fallacies

I finally caught my breath after laughing at Comrade Driscoll’s latest hateful, slanderous and dishonest representation of the President. When I think of the years… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

HB 2642: helping those who need help

I am a person in recovery from substance abuse disorder. A group of my peers and I participated in the 5th annual Recovery Advocacy Day… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

Is now the time for change?

Let’s talk about the scary word socialism. Most “boomers” have been hardwired to equate it with communism. We remember school drills where adults would pretend… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020
Greta Thunberg, outside the Swedish parliament. Wikimedia Commons.

Walk in the shoes of tomorrow’s leaders

Last year I participated in a community stakeholder group to provide input to the school district’s new strategic plan. During one of the early meetings,… Continue reading

Greta Thunberg, outside the Swedish parliament. Wikimedia Commons.

Rotary Scholarship deadlines approaching

Rotary Club announces Vocational Technical Scholarship The Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Club has announced a new annual scholarship. In addition to the club’s annual university… Continue reading

Fresh produce makes the difference

Community support helped us through another strong year providing to the neediest among local residents. Services in 2019 held steady at nearly 24,000 individual service… Continue reading

Hard decisions ahead for the ferries after passage of I-976

Washington passes a new budget every other year. During even numbered years, that budget is revised to reflect changes in costs, revenue and priorities. While… Continue reading

Mitch’s rules

— Steve Sack, Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Information experience

Tolman’s Tales

  • Dec 25, 2019

County commissioner teamwork and community partnerships key to progress

Commissioner Chair Ed Wolfe ending his term in office

Public opinion is nearly unchanged on Trump’s impeachment

Only independents show signs of movement

December Rotary news

Kingston Prepares Start with a party. That was the counterintuitive message hundreds of Kingston residents heard Nov. 6 about how to get ready for a… Continue reading

There would be no woods, only rubble, if the two-inch long yellow-spotted millipedes didn’t consume vast amounts of fallen leaves. Photo courtesy Catherine Whalen.

Much to do in Hansville this December

It’s a good time to take a brisk walk in the woods. And if you do, watch your step! There is plenty of life flourishing… Continue reading

There would be no woods, only rubble, if the two-inch long yellow-spotted millipedes didn’t consume vast amounts of fallen leaves. Photo courtesy Catherine Whalen.