Opinion

New council has a chance to toil for all the people | In Our Opinion | Jan. 1

Wow, that was a tortuous one, 2009. Exciting for some, perhaps, but overall it was the year of contentiousness on Bainbridge Island. Debate that was… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2009

Dependable power must be top priority | Letters | Dec. 25

I am writing to voice my support of Puget Sound Energy’s plans to: construct a second transmission line to serve Winslow and construct an additional… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2009

Rush of donations appreciated | Katy Warner Christmas Fund | Sarah Sabrina Wilt

I have my computer screen saver set up to randomly to show pictures that I have stored in my photography file. I opened the computer… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2009

Perfect gift? Hobby horse in the spirit of Santa Claus | In our opinion | Dec. 25

It’s that time of the year when you see people with smiles on their faces and packages in their arms walking in or out of… Continue reading

City needs a little help from friends these days | In our opinion | Dec. 18

The following is a cautionary tale for those of us whom, for one reason or another, are forced to live financially from day to day,… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2009

Perspective is putting oneself into others shoes | Katy Warner Christmas Fund | Sarah Sabrina Wilt

I’ve been pondering perspective this morning. I woke, as I often do in the winter months, to the sound of at least two eagles calling… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2009

As if by magic, annual Christmas party returns | The Latte Guy | Dec. 18

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2009

Holiday party at Senior Center kicks off the season | Senior Outlook | Dec. 4

Now that you’ve opened the belt a few more notches to accommodate the Thanksgiving feast, it’s time to turn your thoughts to winter solstice activities:… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2009

To corporate? Is to love performance reviews | The Latte Guy | Dec. 4

It’s that time of year again. Time for that annual exercise in sustained peevishness and that once-a-year opportunity to engage in petty humiliations and random… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2009

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