Opinion

Citizens Must Remove Trump From Office | Wim Laven

Familiarize yourself with the hashtag #OutNow, it is refusefacism.org’s message: “In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America!” Their goal is… Continue reading

 

Turkey, Syria And Our Ignorant President | John L. Micek

When historians look back, they’ll identify It as the day that the post-World War II order officially collapsed. It happened not by coup, or by… Continue reading

 

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Oct. 18

Today’s cartoon is by Kevin Siers, The Charlotte Observer.… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

 

Vote to protect the character of the island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am deeply concerned about the proposed Suzuki development and the current councilmembers who voted in favor of it; Sarah Blossom, Leslie… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2019

In Memory – Congressman Elijah Cummings

Artwork by provided by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Oct. 17

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida.… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2019

Mass Shootings Are Still Happening, But They’re Being Ignored | John L. Micek

Official Washington might have averted its gaze from the scourge of gun violence to focus on the unfolding impeachment drama surrounding President Donald Trump. But… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Comp plan preserves our island’s character | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A recent letter in this paper, by sitting Councilman Matt Tirman from the South Ward, endorsed Sarah Blossom, and accused opponents of… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

In For A Dime, In For A Dollar | Steve Klinger

Many years ago, when we played what we called “penny-ante poker,” there was always an unhappy participant who, as the evening wore on, slid more… Continue reading

The Rights of Nature | Robert C. Koehler

“When the U.S. Constitution was ratified, women, indigenous peoples, and slaves were treated as property, without rights.” This isn’t over yet. In the same vein… Continue reading

Oddo wants to serve our island community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to support Anthony Oddo for the at-large position on the Bainbridge Island City Council. I have known Anthony and… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 15

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow, Columbia, Missouri.… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Wildsmith brings new perspective to council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing in support of candidate Grayson Wildsmith for city council. So, you may ask, what can a young person offer… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Wildsmith offers a fresh perspective | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My wife and I strongly support the candidacy of Grayson Wildsmith. Some see his youth as a disadvantage, but we see it… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Candidate ‘gets it’ on environmental issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I strongly support Kirsten Hytopolous in her efforts to return to the Bainbridge Island City Council. Ms. Hytopolous has a rich set… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Oct. 14

Today’s cartoon is by Vladimir Kazanevsky, Ukraine, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Ewing is passionate and highly qualified | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing to endorse the candidacy of Andrew (Andy) Ewing for Bainbridge Island School Board. Andy has the experience, skills, and… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019

Let’s vote for facts, feasibility on council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Anthony Oddo for the at-large seat on Bainbridge Island City Council. When I first moved to Bainbridge about 10 years ago, I… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Oct. 13

Today’s cartoon is by Angel Boligan, El Universal, Mexico City, www.caglecartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019