Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 9

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

  • Feb 9, 2019

BYS Helps Kids Attain Their Goals | Teenage Pressure Cooker

I recently heard someone remark about living in the Puget Sound region: “If you can’t handle the winters, you don’t deserve the summers.” It sounds… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

Vote yes to support EMS on Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am currently a board member of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department (BIFD) but I am writing to you as an individual… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

Council should learn from its past mistakes | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m getting tired of giving the city council this same advice: Hire locally and promote from within. A few months ago the… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

School levy will help modernize our schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please join me in support of the school levy. The reputation of the school district brought my young family to Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Trump’s 103rd week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 103rd week in the White House. This week’s contributing… Continue reading

The State of the Donald Speech | Raging Moderate

The State of the Union address, presented by President Donald Trump, is a week late, due to the government being closed for five. In the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Feb. 8

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr, San Clemente, California.… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

BHS 100 Building needs to be rebuilt | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in regard to Proposition 1, the capital levy for the Bainbridge Island School District. Even though I can’t vote,… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

We want better management of Bainbridge schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Yes, “Our Schools… Our Future” — But, depending on your vote, which future? If most people vote yes and we bet on… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

City council must take fast action on housing | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Four walls and a ceiling — that should be the clarion call. The REAL crisis in this nation is the lack of… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

Peaceful Coexistence Should Be Taught in Schools | Matthew Johnson

As a former student and teacher in both private and public schools, I believe diversity and inclusion should be not only encouraged but also taught.… Continue reading

Jim Crow Jumps Into The Game | Robert C. Koehler

History in blackface slaps the present moment awake. What? The governor put that picture on his yearbook page? In 1984? The wave of outrage, the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 7

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

Corporate Players Love the Name Game | Peter Funt

SAN FRANCISCO - Owners of the Giants baseball team have never struck me as stupid — greedy, perhaps, since they shamelessly sell a bottle of… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

It’s OK to vote no this time around | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Island residents may have noticed the largest property tax increases in memory over the last couple of years, largely to provide additional… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 6

Today’s cartoon is by Gatis Sluka, Latvijas Avize, Latvia.… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

On China, the US Public Stands Apart | Mel Gurtov

Why isn’t the American public as agitated about China as are the Trump administration, the mainstream media, and even many China specialists? In a recent… Continue reading

Drivers should heed the posted speed limit | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing this letter to let the people know who travel from Wyatt Way onto Finch Road that the speed limit… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 5

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2019