Opinion

Something for Nothing

Something for Nothing

Don Brunnel’s opinion piece on feeding the government monster is likely dead wrong about our elected officials being oblivious to taxes and other burdens weighing… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019
Something for Nothing

Anderson for Port Commission

I’m writing to share my strong support for Gary Anderson for Port of Bremerton Commissioner. I had the pleasure of working with Gary on the… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Downtown alley woes

As a fan of everything downtown Poulsbo, supporting local businesses by shopping like a tourist for unique items here instead of online, we take our… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

When it comes to health, patients must advocate

I would like to encourage readers to be their own advocates when it comes to their health and in particular to be willing to ride… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Support Webster-Martinson

As a life-long resident of North Kitsap, an educator and school board member, I endorse the re-election of Cindy Webster-Martinson to the NK School Board.… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Dangerous deadly decisions

Dangerous documented deceptions foster foolishness, flagrant felonies, and fatal falsehoods. Present Presidential policies kill Kurds with witless wisdom and withdrawal. Kids in cages cry. Trump’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019
Limp competitive (boring?) election season in Olympia

Limp competitive (boring?) election season in Olympia

Interest is low in challenging entrenched state officials

Limp competitive (boring?) election season in Olympia
Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

— Rick McKee, CagleCartoons.com

Sitting Ducks
Daily: A reasonable alternative to a second high school

Daily: A reasonable alternative to a second high school

Candidate for South Kitsap School District director offers his plan

Daily: A reasonable alternative to a second high school
Wall: ‘Mega’ high school not the answer

Wall: ‘Mega’ high school not the answer

Evidence does not support increasing size of the school, SKSD director says

Wall: ‘Mega’ high school not the answer
Community newspapers your key source for local news

Community newspapers your key source for local news

It matters where you get your news

Community newspapers your key source for local news
Vapid vaping

Vapid vaping

— Dave Granlund, DaveGranlund.com… Continue reading

Vapid vaping
A livable world for our children

A livable world for our children

A “carbon footprint” refers to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the greenhouse gas (GHG) most responsible for the present climate crisis. It’s created by our consumption… Continue reading

A livable world for our children
Stillwaters founders, Naomi Maasberg and Joleen Palmer, in the estuary on the day the first bridge opened in 2012. Photo courtesy Beth Berglund.

Stillwaters’ 20th anniversary of education, book sales, frog suits

If you’ve been around this area for a few decades you may have attended Stillwaters’ very first EcoFest in 2000. You or your adult children… Continue reading

Stillwaters founders, Naomi Maasberg and Joleen Palmer, in the estuary on the day the first bridge opened in 2012. Photo courtesy Beth Berglund.
Hansville Happenings

Hansville Happenings

Tuesday Talk will cover controversial weed killer

Hansville Happenings
One giant whiff by mankind …

One giant whiff by mankind …

Global Idiocy — Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune… Continue reading

One giant whiff by mankind …
Inslee skips chance to confront ‘blackmail’

Inslee skips chance to confront ‘blackmail’

Governor says state’s largest employer held him, state hostage for tax breaks

Inslee skips chance to confront ‘blackmail’
Photo by Jana Mackin                                Shawn Danubio, general manager of Whiskey Gulch, stands under a banner that calls social media attention to their movement to stop the city’s possible eminent domain action against the business.                                Shawn Danubio, general manager of Whiskey Gulch, stands under a banner that calls social media attention to their movement to stop the city’s possible eminent domain action against the business. (Photo by Jana Mackin)

Pedestrian pathway project is hitting a bumpy stretch at Annapolis

Columnist Jana Mackin finds dissatisfaction with city’s process

Photo by Jana Mackin                                Shawn Danubio, general manager of Whiskey Gulch, stands under a banner that calls social media attention to their movement to stop the city’s possible eminent domain action against the business.                                Shawn Danubio, general manager of Whiskey Gulch, stands under a banner that calls social media attention to their movement to stop the city’s possible eminent domain action against the business. (Photo by Jana Mackin)
Salamanders: tiny creatures with a big impact

Salamanders: tiny creatures with a big impact

Have you ever walked through the woods and wondered who’s peering at you through the greenery? A black bear maybe? A wildcat? Strangely, one of… Continue reading

Salamanders: tiny creatures with a big impact
Op-Ed: Misleading statements by City of Bremerton Mayor don’t solve complex community issues

Op-Ed: Misleading statements by City of Bremerton Mayor don’t solve complex community issues

By Kitsap County Commissioners Charlotte Garrido, Robert Gelder and Edward Wolfe Governing complex public issues requires cooperative leadership to develop balanced solutions. We recently faced… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019
Op-Ed: Misleading statements by City of Bremerton Mayor don’t solve complex community issues