Opinion

Interfaith: Rolling waters and ever-lasting streams | Opinion | Feb. 19

“Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.”– Amos 5:24 NIVThis is the first Bible verse that I was moved to… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2010

Getting the word out about Sudan’s struggles | In Our Opinion | Feb. 19

I live and work in Sudan, Africa’s largest country, a place that is (among some) known for its multiple conflicts, indicted war criminal president, oil… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2010

A saintly sacrifice made in the presence of angels | The Latte Guy | Feb. 12

She is reaching out her arms tonightAnd, Lord, my poverty is realI pray roses shall rain down againFrom Guadalupe on her hillAnd who am I… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2010

New council faces difficult task, but appears up to it In | Our Opinion| Feb. 12

The new council and city manager have been working overtime during recent weeks to, among other duties, (1) establish the principles of the council-manager form… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2010

Community should have final say on PSE projects | In Our Opinion | Jan. 29

Puget Sound Energy says the two substations serving the Winslow area – Winslow (1966) and Murden Cove (1980) – are at near maximum capacity, and… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2010

State takes another shot at cleaning up Wyckoff | In Our Opinion | Jan. 15

In an effort to augment the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s limited “near-term” approach to cleaning up and containing the 100 million gallons of creosote fouling… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2010

Levy approval critical to renew current levels | Guest Column: Patty Fielding | Jan. 15

Thanks to well over 60 percent of Bainbridge voters, a critically needed capital bond was approved in November. But that money, by law, can only… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2010

New government offers islanders new beginning | In OUr Opinion | Jan. 8

It’s probably not a stretch to consider that the City of Bainbridge Island is entering a state of renewal as a consequence of its transformation… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2010

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