Opinion

Election Day is only the beginning | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Great news that voters are turning out in higher than expected numbers. (“Higher turnout expected in Kitsap County for this midterm election”… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 12

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

  • Nov 12, 2018

Mid-term Electoral Progress and Setbacks – Women, Native Americans, Muslims | J.P. Linstroth

It is clear after these past mid-terms we need the United Nations to monitor our national elections to make certain they are democratically fair. Indeed,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Nov. 11

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

  • Nov 11, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 10

Today’s cartoon is by Schot, De Volkskrant, Netherlands.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 9

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

  • Nov 9, 2018

Don’t make others deal with your trash | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Oct. 15, 5 p.m.: Post office garbage can was overflowing with discarded items spread on the floor around it. Really, people, don’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

Onward to 2020 | Peter Funt

If you thought the midterms were bad — marked by Trump’s frequent falsehoods, cockamamie claims and rampant racism — you ain’t seen nothing yet. It’s… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 8

Today’s cartoon is by Dale Cummings, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

‘Bully’ label came from old political squabble | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Three citizens have complained to the city’s Ethics Committee that Councilman Ron Peltier was rude to them. We don’t have an Anti-Rudeness… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Can You Survive Another 20 Years of This? | Tyrades!

Computer crashes, power outages, Y2K, prostate surgery, parenting crises … I laugh in your faces! Despite these obstacles, I have now reached the milestone of… Continue reading

Focus on inclusion, not identity politics | Letter to the editor

To the editor: While I was unable to make the event due to a prior commitment, I appreciated Mr. Marano’s piece on “Diversity outreach” (Oct.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 7

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

  • Nov 7, 2018

How Many Newsletters Do You Receive? | Peter Funt

I read the news today, oh boy. And by “read” I mean skimmed. And by “news” I mean aggregates. And by “today” I mean round-the-clock.… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

A radical shift in immigration policy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On Oct. 10, 2018 the Trump administration published the proposed “public charge” rule for public comment. The comment period ends Monday, Dec.… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

The Science and Power of Hope: It’s About Taking Charge of Your Future | Teenage Pressure Cooker

Chan Hellman was the keynote speaker at this month’s Bainbridge Youth Services fundraising breakfast. He shared the following article with BYS to explain the power… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 6

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

  • Nov 6, 2018

Trump missed his roll in journalist’s murder | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If Jamal Khashoggi died in a fist fight, where is his body? Too bad Trump wasn’t there to supply paper towels. PJ… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Trump shows violence comes in many forms | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump forces himself on Pittsburgh after the mayor, Jewish leaders and somewhere between 35,000 and 50,000 petition signers told him to stay… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Give Us Not Our Daily Trump | Steve Klinger

The media seem to be impaled on the horns of a dilemma: Cover Donald Trump and, if they do so with a shred of integrity… Continue reading