Opinion

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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

 

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

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