Opinion

Arts funding: Patrons, not city, should be the primary sources

The platitudes cited in “Bainbridge’s heart bleeds for the arts” (Nov. 27) are amusing. Of course the arts are good for Bainbridge Island, as is… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2009

Katy Warner Christmas Fund | Guest column | Sarah Sabrina Wilt

As so often happens to me, the holidays have pounced and I am running to catch up. So, here I am, writing the opening column… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2009

Reconciling earthly riches with God’s Kingdom | Guest column | Rev. Emmett Carroll

This statement amazes the disciples; perhaps they opened their mouths and stood in awe. So Jesus repeats what he has said, and then Jesus adds… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2009

City officials busy placing blame for mess on others | In Our Opinion | Nov. 20

As the latest act of Bainbridge Island’s We vs. Them soap opera unfolds, the Review’s minor role in it needs to be addressed, at least,… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2009

Pediatricians support unique family care model | Guest Column: Drs. Thomas Monk & Molly Linhardt | Nov. 20

As pediatricians, we’re excited to be on the founding board of directors of Peacock Family Center, a new nonprofit that will soon open in our… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2009

Will our ‘cultural element’ be just a passing fancy? | In our opinion | Nov. 13

The city’s current financial free-fall (have we hit bottom yet?) already has been injurious to many programs that became somewhat dependent on city funds during… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2009

Island definitely could use a spiritual revival | Interfaith | Carl Florea

“Being spiritual is not about being moral.”That’s a statement that can get a person in trouble, certainly a pastor. How can I possibly make such… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2009

It’s time to come together | In Our Opinion | Oct. 30

If letters written to an editor prior to a general election are accurate barometers of a community’s political state of mind, then Bainbridge Island is… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2009

School levy is contrary to economic realities | Guest Column | David Larimore

Over the past weeks I have become increasingly dismayed and disappointed by the school board’s latest campaign to pass their $42 million school bond issue.… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2009

Funding school and fire district needs is crucial | In our opinion | Oct. 23

Two very important institutions – our schools and emergency services – are seeking approval (60 percent) of bond levies that they deem pivotal to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2009

And the winners are? Hopefully, island voters | In our opinion | Oct. 16

From the Review’s point of view, i.e., a paid observer, the six months between the change-of-government election on May 19 and today, have created a… Continue reading

City’s action on off-shore marina is growing near

Very soon the Bainbridge Island City Council will take up the matter of whether or not the city should establish and manage an offshore marina… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2009

Reminder: Vote for all three council positions | In Our Opinion | Sept. 25

The election season seems to have returned at a rapid pace during the past two weeks as we gear up for a Nov. 3 general… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2009

We dreamed a dream of beauty | Plant Life | Aug. 28

Susan Boyle’s remarkable singing in April of “I Dreamed A Dream” – both electrifying and deeply touching to me – was also a call to… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2009