Opinion

Is Your House A Home Yet? | Tyrades!

“It takes a heap o’ livin’ in a house t’ make it home.” - Edgar Albert Guest. It’s hard to believe, but this month marks… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Feb. 11

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018

Kitsap assessor, treasurer to address property taxes | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If you are concerned about the effect of the new state education levy on your property taxes, you will want to mark… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Trump’s Immigration Reform is Tone Deaf | Jose-Antonio Orosco

President Trump laid out a new plan for immigration reform in his State of the Union address. It calls for building a wall with Mexico,… Continue reading

Donald Trump: Banana Republican | John L. Micek

So President Donald Trump, noted fiscal conservative, swamp-drainer, and compulsive saber-rattler, wants a massive military parade through the streets of downtown Washington, D.C. Of course… Continue reading

Moratorium will speed the wheels in the city’s sausage factory | Guest Viewpoint

A front-page news story and an accompanying editorial opinion in the Review on Jan. 19 deserve a response. I will offer a different perspective on… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 10

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Something different in the air | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — There’s been a noticeable climate change in the state Senate since Democrats regained the majority. A victory in a special election last fall… Continue reading

Washington’s Blame Game | Blair Bess

Pointing fingers is a Washington pastime. The blame game currently playing out between Republicans and Democrats has been raging over issues ranging from the treatment… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Feb. 9

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 8

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Some history on the east-west connection | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Having lived at what is now Vineyard Lane for 27 years and having worked as a trail designer for the Province of… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

From Bipartisan to Treasonous | Raging Moderate

During the State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump said many hopeful things, including that he wants to work with Democrats. Yeah, right. He… Continue reading

Post-Truth and the Dreamers | Andrew Moss

“Post-truth is pre-fascism.” This statement closes one chapter of historian Timothy Snyder’s recent book, “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.” Snyder wrote the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 7

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, Politicalcartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Poor posture: Trump’s nuclear doctrine resumes Cold War | Robert F. Dodge

While elected officials of our increasingly dysfunctional democracy debated “memogate,” the world became more dangerous as Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review was officially released on Friday,… Continue reading

Let’s take a look at municipal broadband | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There’s been much discussion and debate in the news around municipal broadband. These internet access services, funded by local government, could be… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

‘Where Are the Men?’ – Hiding in Plain Sight for 40 Years | Rob Okun

Where are the men? Since last fall, when Harvey Weinstein and his predator brothers were exposed for enacting poisonous masculinity, I’ve heard that question a… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 6

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

The Middle East Peace Process: A Cruel Joke | Mel Gurtov

Three brief reports on Jan. 25 concerning Israel-Palestine-U.S. relations sum up the new situation created by Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital… Continue reading