Opinion

Trump’s 137th week in office | In cartoons

That suspicious stroke of a Sharpie? Yeah, that’s going to leave a mark. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump as president continues with a… Continue reading

Listen closely and a woman will guide you | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s no accident that the voice that gives directions on Google Maps is female. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Schneider has true commitment to island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The work of our city council affects us all, so these local races deserve our attention. I will vote for Leslie Schneider.… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 17

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

  • Sep 17, 2019

Medina has been a leader on the council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We have an important reelection decision on the council this November and I want to offer my strong support for one of… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Pollock is advocate on environmental issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s another city council election, and again we are fighting to maintain support for the Comprehensive Plan. That’s why I’m urging you… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

BI/NK CROP Hunger Walk Helps Communities In Need | Guest Viewpoint

The Weather Channel gets quite a bit of screen time at my home in the fall months. I am an admitted weather geek. The viewing… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Sept. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Hajo de Reijger, The Netherlands.… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Sept. 15

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

  • Sep 15, 2019

Would an Economic ‘Trump Slump’ Doom His Re-election? | Dick Polman

The last three incumbent presidents to lose their reelection bids — Gerald Ford in 1976, Jimmy Carter in 1980, and George H.W. Bush in 1992… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 14

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2019

Trump’s ‘Love’ For the Troops Not Backed By His Actions | John L. Micek

I ended a recent column observing that American taxpayers, not the government of Mexico or anyone else, was going to end up footing the bill… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Sept. 13

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

  • Sep 13, 2019

Why People Prefer Democracy | Lee H. Hamilton

A wave of protests is roiling Moscow. Millions of people, young and old, have been crowding the streets in Hong Kong. In Britain, members of… Continue reading

Would an Economic ‘Trump Slump’ Doom His Re-election? | Dick Polman

The last three incumbent presidents to lose their reelection bids — Gerald Ford in 1976, Jimmy Carter in 1980, and George H.W. Bush in 1992… Continue reading

Trump’s 136th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with a look back at his 136th week as president. This week’s contributing… Continue reading

Altruists Of The World Unite! | Robert C. Koehler

The biggest joke on the planet may be the phrase “national security.” It almost always justifies something brutal, whether outright murder (a.k.a. war) or climate… Continue reading

Farewell, John Bolton | Mel Gurtov

The firing (or, he insists, the resignation) of John Bolton as national security special assistant is being treated by some observers as a great loss… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Sept. 12

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019

Wildlife corridor should be protected | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The city has voted on the Suzuki development plan but the current preferred stormwater dispersion option; to flood the attached 300-foot wildlife… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019