Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Feb. 17

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

  • Feb 17, 2019


Amy for America | Peter Funt

There are many metrics for what makes a good president, but being able to deliver a speech in falling snow and mid-teen temperatures without hat… Continue reading


Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 16

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

  • Feb 16, 2019


If Trump is Innocent, Why’s He Still Helping Russia? | Blair Bess

Democrat and Republican members of the Senate Intelligence Committee recently announced that no direct evidence of a conspiracy between Russian intelligence operatives and Trump campaign… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Feb 15

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

  • Feb 15, 2019

What it Really Takes to Secure Peace in Afghanistan | Kathy Kelly

Constant military surveillance of Afghans yields almost no real intelligence about the problems they face each day. An unusual group of volunteers uses a far… Continue reading

ACE Hardware comes through for our kids | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island would like to heartily thank ACE Hardware and Steve Mikami for the generous donation of paint, primer,… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

The Music That’s In All Of Us | Robert C. Koehler

And suddenly the music burst through the borders. This was in May of 1999, in a city in the Netherlands called Alkmaar. Laura Hassler, an… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 14

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida.… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

For Whom the Horn Honks | Peter Funt

During the years I lived in Manhattan I got used to sleeping through screeching sirens, revving engines and even, sadly, the occasional cry for help.… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 13

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

  • Feb 13, 2019

Do You Hate Night Driving, Too? | Tyrades!

On a recent Saturday evening, I had the pleasure of picking up my son after his chess tournament. Whether on my quiet country road or… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 12

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

  • Feb 12, 2019

Trump’s 104th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president is back with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 104th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Chris Christie is Desperate for Any Piece of the Action | Dick Polman

As I soldiered through Chris Christie’s spin-memoir “Let Me Finish,” I found myself flashing back to September 2011, when he was being widely touted as… Continue reading

Trump Makes Predatory Lending Great Again | John L. Micek

Here’s another reminder that, when it comes to the Trump administration, it’s more important to watch what the White House does, rather than what it… Continue reading

Levy is a high-priority investment in schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This February, Bainbridge Island School District will place a $15 million capital levy on the ballot. A significant portion of these funds… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Quality public schools add community value | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please join us in voting yes on the Bainbridge School District’s capital levy this Feb. 12! As the co-owners of Bainbridge Homes… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Feb. 11

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Kamala Harris Tests CNN’s Campaign | Peter Funt

CNN’s “Town Hall” Monday night, featuring fast-rising Senator Kamala Harris, was moderately helpful in assessing the California freshman’s presidential candidacy, but far more useful in… Continue reading