Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 24

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

  • Sep 24, 2019

Hytopoulos walks the talk on environment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In her 17 years on Bainbridge Island, Kirsten Hytopoulos has repeatedly demonstrated her dedication to protecting our natural environment. She walks the… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019

Medina will work on climate change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I want to voice my support for the reelection of our mayor, Councilman Kol Medina. There are many reasons to support Kol,… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019

Inslee Passes Up A Chance To Confront Corporate ‘Blackmail’ | The Petri Dish

Jay Inslee had a chance recently to face his muggers. He didn’t show up. It would have been interesting to see if he’s ready to… Continue reading

Listen to the Children | Mel Gurtov

The Republicans are on the sidelines on the climate crisis. Government scientists are muzzled. Leading Democrats — though not all — are cautious. CEOs of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Sept. 23

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

  • Sep 23, 2019

Much More Than A Hunch: The Big Five-Oh for the Brady Bunch | Tyrades!

“If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s a perfect kid. And six of ‘em, yecch!” - Ann B. Davis as housekeeper Alice Nelson. No,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Sept. 22

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, CQ Roll Call.… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

Swolgaard is a wise leader on park issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to endorse Tom Swolgaard’s re-election as a Bainbridge Island Parks District Commissioner. I am the father of kids ranging… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

Boosting Social Security: Elizabeth Warren’s Potentially Winning Issue | Dick Polman

Have you heard that Elizabeth Warren has an ambitious plan — a surefire popular plan — to boost Social Security payments by roughly $200 a… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 21

Today’s cartoon is by Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

Beto Was Right On Call To Confiscate Guns… Mostly | John L. Micek

What if Beto O’Rourke was right? The former Texas congressman enraged the right and netted himself something that sounded an awful lot like a death… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Sept. 20

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

  • Sep 20, 2019

Football Cliches And The Democratic Primary | Raging Moderate

Got an embarrassing admission here. I was scheduled to summarize the Democratic candidates debate last week, but also had a deadline about the opening of… Continue reading

‘I’m Afraid You Have Humans’ | Robert C. Koehler

The irony of this old New Yorker cartoon by Eric Lewis is so precise I haven’t been able to get it out of my head… Continue reading

City council needs to balance island’s needs | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The proposal to build 101 units on the Suzuki Property, more than triples the original density, it is not just over-building —… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Sept. 19

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

  • Sep 19, 2019

Vote for those who will manage growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The city’s decision to over-build the Suzuki property with 100 units reveals how special interests control the city council. Housing advocates bullied… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

No War For Saudi Oil! | Mel Gurtov

Even if U.S. intelligence decisively shows that some of the drones and cruise missiles used in the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields originated in… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 18

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

  • Sep 18, 2019