Opinion

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
Homeless students deserve a shot at college

Homeless students deserve a shot at college

State Sen. Emily Randall writes that providing better access to education is a winning proposition

Homeless students deserve a shot at college
It’s been a dreary month of July for Tim Eyman

It’s been a dreary month of July for Tim Eyman

Initiative tax cutter is losing his fanbase, Cornfield says

It’s been a dreary month of July for Tim Eyman
Mueller Before Congress

Mueller Before Congress

— Kevin Siers, The Charlotte Observer, N.C.

Mueller Before Congress
World Cup champions

World Cup champions

— Bruce Plante, Tulsa World

World Cup champions
<em>A walk in the forest can heal the mind. </em>                                Photo courtesy Nancy Sefton
<em>A walk in the forest can heal the mind. </em>                                Photo courtesy Nancy Sefton

In defense of Joe Biden’s switcheroo

H. L. Mencken, the famed crusty commentator, said one century ago: “A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep… Continue reading

Bath time with a tanker

Bath time with a tanker

— Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com

Bath time with a tanker
Different tragedies, same heartache: helpers begin healing process

Different tragedies, same heartache: helpers begin healing process

For many veterans who have experienced the many traumas of combat, recovery often means the long, painful process of rehabilitation from drug and/or alcohol abuse… Continue reading

Different tragedies, same heartache: helpers begin healing process
What gets measured gets managed

What gets measured gets managed

Choices for the Future

What gets measured gets managed
Aging gracefully through community service
Aging gracefully through community service
Royal Baby

Royal Baby

— Rick McKee, Augusta Chronicle, GA

Royal Baby
Democrats do victory lap at end of session

Democrats do victory lap at end of session

Political reporter Jerry Cornfield offers his view of the concluding state legislative session

Democrats do victory lap at end of session
Movable Hunger

Movable Hunger

Recently I saw a documentary about artist Michael Heizer’s installation “Levitated Mass,” which involved transporting a 340-ton boulder from a quarry in Riverside, Calif. to… Continue reading

Movable Hunger
‘Snitty’

‘Snitty’

— R.J. Matson, CQ Roll Call

‘Snitty’
Bingo wisdom: There’s life beyond the ‘O row’

Bingo wisdom: There’s life beyond the ‘O row’

Life is like a game of Bingo

Bingo wisdom: There’s life beyond the ‘O row’