Editorials

March 14 walkout will lead to change

Students will walk out of schools on March 14 to protest gun violence. We support the walkout.

 

Challenges, opportunities ahead for Port Orchard, South Kitsap

Transportation, downtown continue to top priority list for 2018

 

Make pedestrian safety a priority

The response of Poulsbo city officials to the incidents of pedestrians being struck by vehicles — one pedestrian died — is weak and insufficient. There… Continue reading

 

A common thread among people of all faiths

On Dec. 25, 2.4 billion inhabitants of this planet will celebrate the birth of one they believe paid the price for mankind’s sins so that… Continue reading

A Port Orchard legend departs

Bryan Petro: Boisterous, positive and proud of his community.

Port attorney critical to protecting public trust

“The people of this state do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies that serve them. The people, in delegating authority, do not give their… Continue reading

The true path to progress | In Our Opinion

The issues before Congress are not Democratic issues, nor are they Republican issues. They are American issues. Numerous members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Derek… Continue reading

Campaign ideas worth exploring | In Our Opinion

We congratulate those who ran for office in the Nov. 7 general election. The beauty of campaigns is that, win or lose, all candidates bring… Continue reading

Godspeed, Capt. Gordon | In Our Opinion

Richard F. Gordon Jr.’s life path took him from North Kitsap High School (Class of 1947) to the Moon. Gordon, an astronaut who served as… Continue reading

SKFR levy vote a must for growing community | In Our Opinion

If there ever was a taxpayer-supported service in which residents get more than their money’s worth, it has to be the service provided by South… Continue reading

Our lives are better because of their work | In Our Opinion

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards. Our lives are better because of their work. They will be honored on… Continue reading

Protect your right to know | In Our Opinion

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people.” Remember those words when those in government propose laws that would affect your access to… Continue reading

Tiny homes worth a second look | In Our Opinion

Tiny homes concept worth a closer look When it comes to lending a helping hand to the homeless, our community, by and large, has demonstrated… Continue reading

Back school districts away from levy cliff | In Our Opinion

School districts in Washington state are approaching the “levy cliff,” a planned reduction in what school districts can collect through local property tax levies. “Cliff”… Continue reading

It’s time for South Kitsap to properly fund its schools | In Our Opinion

South Kitsap School District’s board of directors once again is appealing to district voters: It’s time to invest in our schools, our children and our… Continue reading

Volunteers exemplify South Kitsap’s caring | In Our Opinion

By and large, we know our friends and neighbors in Port Orchard and South Kitsap to be generous, caring individuals. But we’re reminded during the… Continue reading

Now, we must unite and work together | In Our Opinion

We congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his election. Now, the great task before us — the president, Congress and the public — is to unite… Continue reading

Now, we must unite and work together | In Our Opinion

We congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his election. Now, the great task before us — the president, Congress and the public — is to unite… Continue reading