Opinion

Biden wants to tax rich to help Social Security

It’s February. It’s cold. To fend off the winter blahs, I dream of one day retiring to a warm beach, where I’ll stand in the… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2021

 

It’s too late to turn down the temperature

One of my favorite allegories is the one about the frog in the pot of water, who got used to the slowing rising temperature of… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2021

 

Poll: Immigration, with COVID concerns, hurts Biden

By Joe Guzzardi Presidential honeymoons have remarkably different lengths. President Obama’s honeymoon, at least with the press, began the day he announced his candidacy, Feb.… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2021

 

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COVID-busting vaccine effort will take everyone’s help

Life-saving vaccine arriving this month in Kitsap County

  • Dec 28, 2020
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Despite COVID, still best time ever to be alive

As challenging as 2020 has been, we still should be thankful that it has been the best year in human history to be alive. Consider:… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2020

Many planes carrying freight instead of passengers

It’s no secret that airlines and airplane manufacturers have been clobbered by the coronavirus pandemic. Particularly hard hit are international flights traditionally flown by jumbo… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2020

What will we do without Trump to beat up?

Batman needed the Joker. Javert needed Jean Valjean. Patton needed Rommel. The media needs Donald Trump and vice versa. What will they do without each… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2020
Wolfe: A unified response to COVID-19 in Kitsap

Wolfe: A unified response to COVID-19 in Kitsap

Volunteers have also been key to the COVID-19 response

Wolfe: A unified response to COVID-19 in Kitsap

To get rid of fossil fuels, we must have nuclear

If Americans are to receive all of their electricity without coal and natural gas by 2035, they will need nuclear power. Even if Washingtonians, who… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2020

Brunell: Green New Deal incomplete

Our environmental quality strategy must be encompassing and not just focus on climate change. Since Democrats announced their Green New Deal, the emphasis is reducing… Continue reading

Editor’s note: A community bids farewell to its top firefighter

Editor’s note: A community bids farewell to its top firefighter

… and welcomes a veteran to a new role at SKFR

Editor’s note: A community bids farewell to its top firefighter

Finally Congress agrees to fund fixes in national parks

America desperately needed some positive news and a reprieve from the coronavirus pandemic and rioting that is ripping apart our country - most notably in… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2020

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  • Aug 4, 2020
Three big reasons why Joe Biden continues to trump Trump

Three big reasons why Joe Biden continues to trump Trump

Here’s the 2020 presidential race in a nutshell: On Tuesday, Joe Biden unveiled the “third pillar” of his substantive plan to defeat our health and… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2020
Three big reasons why Joe Biden continues to trump Trump

Alaska Airlines positioned for coronavirus comeback

It is no secret that airlines were clobbered by the coronavirus pandemic. What started as a promising year quickly went south. The COVID-19 outbreak has… Continue reading

Offering some praise for the Pentagon on flags

Offering some praise for the Pentagon on flags

I’ve gotten a few letters from readers over the past couple of weeks who have asked me – some more politely and in publishable terms… Continue reading

Offering some praise for the Pentagon on flags
Must we live with one foot in the grave?

Must we live with one foot in the grave?

“Shower the people you love with love/ Show them the way that you feel.” – James Taylor With all due respect to the five-time Grammy… Continue reading

Must we live with one foot in the grave?

Kiwanis 2020 Scholarship awardees announced

Meeting via Zoom, the Greater Kingston Kiwanis Club is still managing to provide service to the Kingston in this time of pandemic response. In addition… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2020
How trees talk to each other

How trees talk to each other

How much do you understand those old familiar trees you enjoy each day from the window or porch? What goes on between your trees? One… Continue reading

How trees talk to each other
Port Gamble gears up for summer amid a new normal

Port Gamble gears up for summer amid a new normal

Traditionally, summertime in Port Gamble means big festivals like June Faire and Old Mill Days. Though Port Gamble will not be hosting those festivals, the… Continue reading

Port Gamble gears up for summer amid a new normal