Opinion

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

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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.

It’s a country christmas in Port Gamble

Drum roll please … Port Gamble Country Christmas is here We are stocked and ready for perhaps our biggest event of the year, Port Gamble’s… Continue reading

December developments on Poulsbo’s waterfront

Wow… does time truly fly! This is Scuttlebutt number 60, and the Port of Poulsbo is most appreciative to Sound Publishing and the North Kitsap… Continue reading

What’s the deal with carbon?

Sometimes we hear people say things like “carbon is a big problem” or “we need to regulate and reduce carbon.” We might be asked to… Continue reading

Holiday traditions from Kiwanis

By Pat Bennett-Forman Kingston Kiwanis invites the community to share in two holiday service traditions in the coming weeks. First, on Dec. 7, members welcome… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019

Holiday Enjoyment and Self Care

How to enjoy the holiday season while avoiding its excesses Bremerton – Once again the holidays are fast approaching. This is a joyous time of… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019

Don’t blame Chiefstick, examine police conduct

Like many others in North Kitsap, I was horrified when our community became the latest place to see a person of color shot dead by… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Crossing the bridge to hunger

Sometimes suffering is obvious; sometimes it’s not. Sometimes we know someone is homeless; with hunger, we usually don’t know. If someone is injured on the… Continue reading

America’s secondhand evolution

Capitalism is man’s creation, designed so that corporations only grow larger and more powerful over time. Created in 16th century Europe, it has peaked worldwide… Continue reading

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