Opinion

Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Coalition a return to cooperation

The Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Coalition is looking forward to another year of working together to accomplish responsible management through responsible leadership. We formed the… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

 

A Veterans Day ‘thanks’

— Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com

 

It’s Apple Cup time

Football season is in full swing and along with it, the traditional University of Washington and Washington State University rivalry, which culminates in the Apple… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019

 

Do your civic duty and vote on Nov. 5

Have you voted yet? If not, remember your ballot has to be postmarked or deposited on or before Nov. 5. Do your civic duty and… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Martinez and Moffatt for School Board

Dear North Kitsap friends, This Nov. 5 is election day and there are several school board positions open. I would encourage you to join me… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Seeing systems around us

During October I participated with a few others in a four-week discussion course on climate change, hosted by Stillwaters. The course, titled “Change Is Our… Continue reading

Community changes the story for neighbors in need

Community changes the story for neighbors in need

Rights of nature are essential

Our world today isn’t particularly crowded with healthy views. However, a billionaire, a die-hard who still thinks they have a story to stick to, or… Continue reading

Kingston’s Stan Mack talks affordable housing

This is the third in a series of columns focusing on the topics that were selected by participants at the March 2019 Kingston Community Conversation.… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019
<em>The sparrow-sized Northern Pygmy Owl, an aggressive hunter with large feet and big eyes, has false eye spots at the back of its head that confuse predators.	 </em>Photo by Paul Bannick

The owl’s year and Christmas cheer

With their haunting calls, yellow, unblinking eyes, and the startling whoosh they make as they glide invisibly in the dead of night, it’s no wonder… Continue reading

<em>The sparrow-sized Northern Pygmy Owl, an aggressive hunter with large feet and big eyes, has false eye spots at the back of its head that confuse predators.	 </em>Photo by Paul Bannick
<em>Visitors explore Ueland Tree Farm where waterfalls, canyons, rich forests and a variety of trails await. </em>
                                Photo by Nancy Sefton.

What is a tree farm?

Soon after moving to the Northwest from a very different landscape, I encountered the term “tree farm” and wondered what it meant. Since then, I’ve… Continue reading

<em>Visitors explore Ueland Tree Farm where waterfalls, canyons, rich forests and a variety of trails await. </em>
                                Photo by Nancy Sefton.

Edwards for port commissioner

I agree with Port of Bremerton Commissioner Larry Stokes and former Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent in their endorsement of Jack Edwards to fill Commissioner Stokes’… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2019

A stable genius indeed

I am not sure Mr. Driscoll appreciates that Mr. Trump is a very stable genius, the best president in the history of the U.S., who… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Anderson will put South Kitsap first

Any idea what South Kitsap will look like in the next six years? Six years is the term of office for our next Port of… Continue reading

Moffatt and Martinez for North Kitsap School Board

I strongly endorse Nancy Moffatt and Breane Martinez for NK School Board. Both have been strong supporters of our schools and understand that the function… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Something for Nothing

Don Brunnel’s opinion piece on feeding the government monster is likely dead wrong about our elected officials being oblivious to taxes and other burdens weighing… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Anderson for Port Commission

I’m writing to share my strong support for Gary Anderson for Port of Bremerton Commissioner. I had the pleasure of working with Gary on the… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Downtown alley woes

As a fan of everything downtown Poulsbo, supporting local businesses by shopping like a tourist for unique items here instead of online, we take our… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

When it comes to health, patients must advocate

I would like to encourage readers to be their own advocates when it comes to their health and in particular to be willing to ride… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Support Webster-Martinson

As a life-long resident of North Kitsap, an educator and school board member, I endorse the re-election of Cindy Webster-Martinson to the NK School Board.… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019