In Our Opinion

March 14 walkout will lead to change

March 14 walkout will lead to change

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

 

Tracking progress on campaign commitments

We’ve entered the second month of 2018. Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler’s term began on Jan. 1. During his campaign, he laid out an ambitious agenda… Continue reading

 

Good for salmon, and good for us

Within the last couple of weeks, the City of Poulsbo removed two houses adjacent to the south fork of Dogfish Creek — one on 8th… Continue reading

 

Tracking progress on campaign commitments

We’ve entered the second month of 2018. Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson’s third term began on Jan. 1. In her previous two terms, she proved to… Continue reading

Working together to resolve a safety concern

An old adage states “You can’t fight city hall.” That adage is not always the rule, as proved this month by a concerned Old Town… Continue reading

We call on the city to take action now

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson said Jan. 4 that “pedestrian safety is always of concern,” and she pointed to improvements made on Lincoln Road, Noll Road… Continue reading

What kind of community is Silverdale?

It was 130 years ago that the first plat map for Silverdale was filed with the county

Keep your eyes on the road and hands upon the wheel

The grace period is over. Don’t pick up the phone, drivers. Washington state’s distracted driving law went into effect in late July. A six-month grace… Continue reading

Welcome to office, Mayor Wheeler

Welcome to the mayor’s office, Mayor Wheeler. You took some heat late in the campaign for proposing changes that were within your power to make… Continue reading

After uncertain 2017,year ahead looks promising

After uncertain 2017,year ahead looks promising

City of Port Orchard getting house in order, new Tremont widening project progressing

After uncertain 2017,year ahead looks promising

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 reminder we need a community hospital in Bremerton

In the injured police officers’ cases, 11 minutes and 5 miles could have been the difference between a successful recovery and a less successful recovery,… Continue reading