Opinion

Commissioners focus on community benefit

It is often voiced that elected officials seem to no longer understand the term “public service.” On a daily basis, we see evidence that those… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2018

Our leaders work for us

Part 2 of Poulsbo councilperson Abby Garland Interview

Resistance of the Fourth Branch: we Americans

Remember the student protests of the 1960s and ’70s, standing up for civil rights, equal rights and an end to the war in Vietnam? Some… Continue reading

The housing and homeless crisis

By Marylin Olds

Hate groups in Kitsap — a sign of the times

Chances are you were unpleasantly surprised to learn that there are supremacist groups right here at home. How did they ever get here? Perhaps they… Continue reading

Long Range Planning session on ferries planned for May 8, Village Green Center

By Walt Elliott The Washington State Ferry reps will to be at the Village Green Community Center to get your ideas for their long-range plan… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

China trade war could hit this state hard

Any trade war between the United States and China is worrisome, but if it escalated and tariffs were imposed, it would hit Washington particularly hard.… Continue reading

Did guns rights advocates shoot themselves in the foot?

Their fight blocking an age limit on buying semiautomatics has spurred a voter initiative.

Editorial cartoon | Opinion

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group… Continue reading

Ferguson’s not my choice for governor

If you don’t know who Bob Ferguson is, you’d better find out.

U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed anti-subsidy and anti-dumping tariffs on newsprint

Much of the talk of tariffs and trade wars has centered on the Trump administration’s decision to pursue increased taxes on some international supplies of… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Cartoon

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2018

Property tax issue a spectator sport in Olympia

Property tax and car tabs issues are likely to be campaign fodder this fall.

4 the Kids March for our Lives

“4 the Kids-Kitsap” is a group of Kitsap County retired teachers and concerned citizens, formed since the Parkland school shooting, to connect with local high… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Words from the waterfront

Two little girls wearing life-jackets, heading down C-Dock with their Mom and Dad: a familiar sight in the Port of Poulsbo Marina. The girls’ father,… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

In the interest of truth and fairness

In the interest of truth and fairness, I, Tom Driscoll, implore the editor to let me correct Paul Tweiten’s misrepresentations of my beliefs and his… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Ireland is leaner, greener, prosperous

A once agrarian country, Ireland now is a high-tech mecca where tourism leads the way.

Need for better mental health services

We’ve all heard about the opioid epidemic and the need for better mental health services. But did you know that here in Kitsap County we’re… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018
Jerry Cornfield

A whole lot of shakin’ may be ahead for state Legislature this fall

All 98 seats in the House and 25 seats in the Senate are up for election.

Jerry Cornfield