Opinion

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

 

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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

 

Inslee’s recent vetos may prove costly to his goals

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

  • Jun 9, 2021
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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
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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

N. Kitsap letters

Upset by chief To the editor: Kitsap ERACE Coalition was disappointed to learn that earlier this year Poulsbo’s Police Chief Ron Harding wrote to a… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2021
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Biden was right on refugees; then he caved

The annual refugee resettlement kerfuffle is underway. As usual, on one side are the immigration expansionists: President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, congressional Democrats and… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
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Building bridges for kids to value wildlife

Children love learning, and it’s undeniable that great ideas and principles shared at a young age can impact the path of a child for a… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021

Laud Liz Cheney for defending truth; don’t forget father’s lies

Kudos to Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. Her House GOP leadership post hangs by a thread because she refuses to mouth Trump’s Big Lie about a… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021

N. Kitsap letter

Dignified death Dear editor, Thank you for the deeply moving article, “Deciding when to die,” covering the decision of a beautiful young woman who became… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
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Smith is Kitsap News Group’s new executive editor

Veteran editor to continue editing Independent, Reporter

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Chauvin found guilty

— Dave Granlund, davegranlund.com

  • Apr 21, 2021
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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