To the editor: If you are one of the generous islanders who bring beautiful flowers for the Island Caregivers to share, I need you to know how very very much I appreciated them and love their aroma.
To the editor: I have lived on Bainbridge for 18 years, but moved a year and a half ago.
To the editor: On the Fourth, we had the opportunity to be in the parade with our two daughters as part of the “Island Time Activities” float.
To the editor: Many of you have asked who I am voting for in the Primary for Kitsap County prosecuting attorney.
To the editor: It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve the citizens of Kitsap County for almost 16 years as your elected county assessor.
To the editor: We are longtime residents of the county and Bainbridge Island. We are troubled by the candidacy of Bob Scales for prosecutor. Here’s why.
To the editor: It’s time for a change. I’m supporting Bob Scales for prosecuting attorney. His exemplary record as a deputy prosecutor and public safety advisor speaks for itself. New leadership in the prosecutor’s office is long overdue.
To the editor: When Bainbridge friends ask me which of the four county assessor candidates I recommend, I’m always happy to suggest Paul Andrews.
To the editor: Whether it is school shootings, unemployment, abortion or a whole host of other social ills that dominate the news we would like to think that what we do about them, particularly in government and law, is the right and just thing to do.
To the editor: The position of county assessor requires expertise in real estate, business acumen, customer service and communication skills. Given this criterion, Sean Smith best embodies the core competencies required.
To the editor: As a former chief deputy auditor of Kitsap County, I had the opportunity to work with Dolores Gilmore, candidate for Kitsap County Auditor.
To the editor: I recommend voters mark their ballots to retain Linda Streissguth as our Kitsap County Commissioner.
To the editor: I received a letter from Department of Ecology about the passing Shoreline Master Plan.
To the editor: Would you believe 25,000 July 4th celebrants and just 60 full bags of trash?
To the editor: The 2014 July 3 Street Dance in downtown Winslow was the most successful in history. Record numbers of friends, neighbors and families came to party and to enjoy wonderful food, beverage, dancing and fun.
To the editor: Dave Peterson is our elected county clerk. He keeps the records and collects the money for the Superior Court.
To the editor: Reading the article “Council addresses Fort Ward Hill safety concerns” in the July 4 print edition, I am astonished at the $47,300 estimation for installing 240 feet of guard rail.
To the editor: On this Summer Solstice we celebrate the changing of seasons — what better place to gather for simplicity and real fundamental community than our Bainbridge Island Farmers Market?
To the editor: It was with dismay that I read the article, “Roadside Reading Material.”
To the editor: For 25 years, the Bloedel Reserve has tried to solve the one question that riddles every business on Bainbridge Island outside of Winslow: How can we get walk-on visitors from the ferry out to the reserve? We’ve dreamed of purchasing shuttle buses and considered making arrangements with RideShare companies, but nothing panned out.