Hunger Walk online this month due to COVID-19

The need is great

  • Sep 12, 2020


Peaceful protests compel change on Bainbridge Island

‘Are you with us?’

  • Sep 12, 2020


Pivot plan critical for small business survival

Owners need to learn how to be flexible

  • Sep 12, 2020


We need to better manage our forests to avoid these huge fires

Management of trees ineffective

  • Sep 12, 2020

Where do we go from here? Many hurting yet hopeful

Most Islanders are new to the language of diversity, equity, inclusion

  • Sep 12, 2020

Make smaller goals to lose your ‘Quarantine 15’

The pandemic ruined a lot of things: graduations, vacations, family reunions, the economy — and maybe even your New Year’s resolutions. Forget losing weight, am… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2020

The new Republican platform: ‘I’m with stupid!’

Aw, gee. The Trumpist Republicans have broken their promise. Who could have ever seen that coming? They vowed to stage an upbeat, optimistic convention –… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2020

Outrage is appropriate

Sending the military to teargas peaceful protestors exercising their constitutional rights for a specious photo opp — holding up “a” bible like a cudgel in… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2020

2020 Election: Biden vs. ‘a grave counterintelligence threat’

Evidence comes out about President Trump

  • Aug 31, 2020

Join COVID homebuying rush; develop common sense

Something about getting a house makes people responsible

  • Aug 31, 2020

Many restaurants in dire need of customers

COVID-19 restrictions have hit them particularly hard

  • Aug 31, 2020



  • Aug 30, 2020

Science needs to be behind COVID-19 decisions

Says Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce

  • Aug 30, 2020

Harris the kind of pick for an America we want it to be

Even in the darkness of Donald Trump’s dystopia, the enduring promise of America has still flickered. Despite all his cult’s efforts to turn back the… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2020

To get rid of fossil fuels, we must have nuclear

If Americans are to receive all of their electricity without coal and natural gas by 2035, they will need nuclear power. Even if Washingtonians, who… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2020

Unlike Palin, treat Kamala Harris like a human being

I’ve been all over the place with Kamala Harris. Before Joe Biden picked her as his running mate, I was convinced that of all the… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2020

America means freedom to outsiders

A friend of mine can’t for the life of him understand why some Americans are clamoring to replace capitalism with socialism. Born in Vietnam, he… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2020

Brunell: Green New Deal incomplete

Our environmental quality strategy must be encompassing and not just focus on climate change. Since Democrats announced their Green New Deal, the emphasis is reducing… Continue reading

Having GOP’s Kasich speak would be a coup for Biden

It’s simple math. A successful political coalition is built on the principle of addition, not subtraction. Basically, you welcome anyone who wants to help. You… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2020

Finally Congress agrees to fund fixes in national parks

America desperately needed some positive news and a reprieve from the coronavirus pandemic and rioting that is ripping apart our country - most notably in… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2020