Opinion

Pity the poor soul hooked on HD-TV | The Latte Guy | April 17

Comedian Lenny Bruce once described flamenco dancing as an art form wherein the dancer applauds his own ass. Because of the mental image I carry… Continue reading

Earth stewards: Faith communities should lead the way

By STANTON BROWNAs we celebrate Earth Day on April 22, I think of Dr. Robert D. Morris’ 2007 book, “The Blue Death”: “If we do… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2009

City needs new leadership, not a drastic change | Opinion | April 10

More than a year ago I signed a petition calling for a vote to change the form of government of Bainbridge Island. I signed the… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2009

Tale of two campaigns: Grassroots vs. nonexistent | In Our Opinion | April 10

By all accounts, the island’s looming special election on a new form of government figures to be a close one. In most elections, the side… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2009

Tools teach more than wood-working skills | The Latte Guy | April 3

I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.– ConfuciusWhen my dad died a couple of years ago, I… Continue reading

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