Opinion

Help on the way for cleanup on Aisle 19 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When will Trump throw us some paper towels? PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020

Spend Quality Time in Self-Quarantine | Jase Graves

In addition to the truly grave aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, a first-world problem that parents all over America are facing — along with looking… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2020

People depend on us, let’s help them now | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fellow Islanders, as the current health crisis continues to escalate, many of us on Bainbridge Island are fortunate enough to enjoy a… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2020

Trump and Fox News: Deadly Lies in a Feedback Loop | Dick Polman

Before focusing on today’s timely topic – Trump and Fox News, deadly together – I want to tell you a little story about the time… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 27

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2020

Reassurance in the Midst of Coronavirus Crisis | Rich Manieri

One of my many bosses in TV news once told me the media’s job is to reassure the public. I can’t remember the context, though… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2020

Trump’s Briefings Might as Well Be Briefer | Peter Funt

WASHINGTON – Here is a transcript of tomorrow’s briefing by the coronavirus task force: PRES. TRUMP: Good morning. I want to update you on our… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, March 26

Today’s cartoon is by Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 25

Today’s cartoon is by Osama Hajjaj, Jordan.… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 24

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

  • Mar 24, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Monday, March 23

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, March 22

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

  • Mar 22, 2020

Let’s Not Waste The Crisis Of Coronavirus | John L. Micek

Shortly after President Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009, then-White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel got into a bit of hot water when he… Continue reading

Bainbridge Prepares is helping island endure | Letter to the Editor

To the editor: I feel very fortunate to live on Bainbridge Island where we have taken emergency preparedness seriously. Thank you to Map Your Neighborhood… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020

Both sides can support proposed House bill | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In this polarized age in which we live it was refreshing to read of Mike Kelly’s experience at the State of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 21

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020

Trump’s Budget Proposal Reveals His Values | Lawrence Wittner

It is often said that government budgets are “an expression of values.” Those values are clear in the Trump administration’s $4.8 trillion budget proposal for… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

Boomer Remover | Kary Love

Yes, some kids, believing they are immune to COVID-19, actually appear to be celebrating the spread among the “Boomers” who will die at higher rates,… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

City should take over on Triangle Property | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last year South End residents who drive past it on Lynwood Center Road may have noticed an increase in activity at the… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

Third-grader needs help from Washington | Letter to the editor

Dear People of the Great State of Washington: Hello! I am a third-grade student in northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States,… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020