Opinion

Fetterly has good ideas for Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are voting for Kevin Fetterly. Fetterly has good ideas on changes we can make now to lessen climate change, and he… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Swolgaard – a forward-thinking consensus builder | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m writing to express my support for the reelection of Tom Swolgaard to the Bainbridge Island Metro Parks Board of Commissioners. Tom… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Should You Be Afraid Of The Fascists In Your Community? | Wim Laven

I get accused of “being over-the-top” and using hyperbole by conservative friends and acquaintances with increasing frequency. This is caused, in large part, by me… Continue reading

Five reasons to vote for Christina Hulet | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of Christina Hulet. I am honored to know her, proud to say she is my friend, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Pollock will be a steadying hand | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Having watched Michael Pollock on the park board, I am excited to see him make a bid for city council. The council… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Hytopoulos will help control development | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m actively supporting Kirsten Hytopoulos for city council. Unlike her opponent’s, hers is an all-volunteer operation with no paid consultants. We’re working… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 1

Today’s cartoon is by Michael Kountouris, Greece.… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Oct. 31

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

  • Oct 31, 2019

It’s time we take back our Bainbridge council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Voters! Did you know that three of the candidates for city council tolerated a climate of harassment, intimidation and disrespect that cost… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2019

Let’s move the council from mire of minutiae | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kevin Fetterly is a breath of fresh air in the contest for city council. He brings a wealth of experience and a… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2019

Hytopoulos defined by character, compassion | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I first met Kirsten Hytopoulos a few years ago. Back then she was a small business owner and single parent who showed… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019

Vote Swolgaard for trails and recreation | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Tom Swolgaard’s re-election to the Bainbridge metro parks board. I have observed Tom in board and committee meetings and have… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 30

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

  • Oct 30, 2019

Blossom is reliable, thoughtful, impartial | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It was my privilege to serve on the city of Bainbridge Island task force for affordable housing, where I was able to… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019

Wildsmith will serve with honesty, decency | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have lived on Bainbridge for 17 years. I witnessed many elections and candidates who promised policy and fiscal reforms, only to… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2019

Republicans Have James Madison Spinning in His Grave | John L. Micek

Maybe they thought they were standing up for principle. How else can you explain the Republican lawmakers who dramatically barged into a closed-door meeting of… Continue reading

Schneider embodies respect, collaboration | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Leslie Schneider (Central Ward city councilmember) is authentic, engaged, and informed. I encourage you to vote for her. Let’s continue the constructive… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2019

Oddo promises action on climate change | Letter to the editor

,To the editor: I remember hearing that Anthony Oddo was a “climate denier.” It was before I had met him, and I knew there was… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2019

Pollock will preserve island’s quality of life | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I want to recommend supporting Michael Pollock, candidate for the city council’s South Ward. Michael is a NOAA scientist and a defender… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2019

I put my trust in Pollock for council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bainbridge Island has certainly grown since I moved here when I was 8 years old. Not sure what the issues were back… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2019