Opinion

The inconvenient truth about batteries

By Don Brunell Each year Americans throw away more than three billion batteries constituting 180,000 tons of hazardous material and the situation is likely to… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2019
More hatchery fish needed

More hatchery fish needed

By Lorraine Loomis The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to strategically release an additional 50 million chinook from its hatcheries this year to… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019
More hatchery fish needed
Mueller Report

Mueller Report

— Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Mar 25, 2019
Mueller Report
UW research finds glyphosate linked to cancer

UW research finds glyphosate linked to cancer

Bayer, Monsanto, glyphosate, Roundup, cancer. We’ve all been seeing the news on the ongoing disagreement between the mega-corporation and the public. Bayer’s response has been… Continue reading

UW research finds glyphosate linked to cancer
Finally, ferries are carrying enough liferafts for passengers
Finally, ferries are carrying enough liferafts for passengers
Severe Weather Shelters vitally important on freezing nights

Severe Weather Shelters vitally important on freezing nights

The county’s Severe Weather Shelters (SWS’s) have gotten quite a workout after our recent blast of snow — which resulted in the longest continous operation… Continue reading

Severe Weather Shelters vitally important on freezing nights
Trump Supporters

Trump Supporters

— Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle, GA

Trump Supporters
Commissioners: the time for new ferries in Washington is now

Commissioners: the time for new ferries in Washington is now

The Washington ferry system is one of our state’s most valuable resources. Ferry communities rely on Washington State Ferries as our marine highway, to transport… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2019
Commissioners: the time for new ferries in Washington is now
Kitsap County commissioners share priorities for 2019

Kitsap County commissioners share priorities for 2019

Charlotte Garrido, Rob Gelder and Ed Wolfe are on the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners.

Kitsap County commissioners share priorities for 2019

Washington farmers need tariff relief

By Don Brunell The good news is Washington’s cherry crop is projected to be as good as 2018; however, absent tariff relief from the ongoing… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019
Carol Channing

Carol Channing

— Bob Englehart, Middletown, Conn.

Carol Channing
Man behind the curtain

Man behind the curtain

— Ed Wexler, PoliticalCartoons.com

Man behind the curtain
Trump Monument

Trump Monument

— RJ Matson, Portland, Maine… Continue reading

Trump Monument
Putaansuu’s message on December tornado:

Putaansuu’s message on December tornado:

Mayor thankful no lives were lost, takes pride in Port Orchard’s response

Putaansuu’s message on December tornado:
The long, wet way | Kitsap, Naturally

The long, wet way | Kitsap, Naturally

By Nancy Sefton

  • Jan 5, 2019
The long, wet way | Kitsap, Naturally
2019 Millennial Baby

2019 Millennial Baby

— Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle, Georgia

2019 Millennial Baby
Kremlin on the shelf

Kremlin on the shelf

Kremlin on the shelf — Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News, NY

Kremlin on the shelf
Bob Smith

Editor’s notebook | Port Orchard shines in a moment of anguish

An outpouring of support from the community triumphs over disaster.

Bob Smith
Downtown Poulsbo and port slide into the holiday season | The Scuttlebutt

Downtown Poulsbo and port slide into the holiday season | The Scuttlebutt

By Stephen Swann, Commissioner Port of Poulsbo

  • Dec 7, 2018
Downtown Poulsbo and port slide into the holiday season | The Scuttlebutt