Opinion

Road end volunteers made the difference | Letters | April 3

We want to thank the many citizens who helped clean up and define the road ends to the water at Fletcher Landing and Beck Road… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Important to learn about council-manager | Letters | April 3

With the date set for May 19 on the vote to change our form of government, islanders need to learn about the proposed council-manager form.… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Facts are all wrong on global warning | Letters | April 3

On March 20, you published a letter (“Too warm? Don’t worry, be happy”) from Gary Tripp in which he stated his beliefs that there is… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Wilkes School should be replaced, not repaired | Letters | April 3

On the May 19 ballot, island residents have an opportunity to approve the next phase in the Bainbridge School District’s comprehensive 15-year master plan for… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Winslow Way quandary: Who should pay what? | In Our Opinion | April 3

We now know that 11 (of 12) Winslow Way property owners may pay about $1 million to install underground power and to place other street… Continue reading

Search for life in heavens is appropriately named | The Latte Guy | March 20

Buried in the news recently was an item about the launching of NASA’s $600 million Kepler satellite on a mission to search the distant heavens… Continue reading

El Salvador: Observing the moment of change | Guest Column | March 20

On Sunday I watched as the people of El Salvador elected their next president, Mauricio Funes, who represents the Farabundo Marti Liberation Front (FMLN).His election… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2009

Demise of the Seattle P-I is like losing an old friend | In Our Opinion | March 20

Excuse my lapse into first person, but this is personal. I could go on for hours about how the loss of the Seattle P-I represents… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2009

Springtime for Judaism: Season of laughter, tears | Guest Column | March 13

Somebody once suggested that every holiday on the Jewish calendar can be summarized like this: They tried to kill us. We won. Let’s eat.The joke… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2009

City may face cost overruns with Heery | Letters | March 6

It is disingenuous for the mayor and council members Barry Peters, Chris Snow, Kjell Stoknes and Hilary Franz to say that those who do not… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Council has hard decisions to make to quell city crisis | In Our Opinion | March 6

During the next three weeks, the Bainbridge City Council will come up with a financial blueprint that will allow the city to successfully pay its… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Health delegation makes an all-important visit | Guest Column | Feb. 27

By MAGGIE PETTITSaturday, Jan. 10Moyogalpa, Ferry Dock5:04 p.m.“Maggie? Oh, she’s the one who writes those articles!” Lynn says to Siri from the roof of the… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2009

Scheme before playing the retirement card | The Latte Guy | Feb. 27

I received my quarterly statement from my employer’s tax-deferred retirement plan the other day. Like many of you, my retirement plan has been impacted by… Continue reading

With a city divided (4-3), long-awaited fix begins | In Our Opinion | Feb. 27

Whew! After Wednesday night’s four-hour airing of the community differences over the Winslow Way project, we can finally stagger forward with it. The City Council’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2009

Marriage should be for all of our loving couples | Interfaith Reflections | Feb. 20

By BARBARA and JACO ten HOVEOne of the many stirring messages of the recent film “Milk” is how the first openly gay man to be… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2009