Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 11

Artwork by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

Happy Veterans Day – 2019

Artwork by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Nov. 10

Today’s cartoon is by Kevin Siers, The Charlotte Observer.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

Can We Avoid A War Over Veterans Day? | Danny Tyree

The words weren’t aimed directly at me, but I was recently flummoxed by an unexpected undercurrent of animosity. In an online post, a military veteran… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 9

Today’s cartoon is by Dario Castillejos, Oaxaca, Mexico.… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2019

How to Lose the 2020 Election, by Elizabeth Warren | Dick Polman

Speaking in 1910, former two-term president Theodore Roosevelt offered some practical advice that Elizabeth Warren and today’s progressive Democrats would be wise to heed. Although… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 8

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2019

Trump and Republicans Are Weak, Even On Friendly Turf | John L. Micek

Going into Tuesday night, if you were a swing-state progressive, it was pretty easy to be discouraged about the state of the presidential race. But… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 7

Today’s cartoon is by Randall Enos, Easton, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

From President to Autocrat | Mel Gurtov

An Autocrat Like All Others A recent special issue of Foreign Affairs is devoted to profiling some of the world’s most prominent autocrats: Xi Jinping,… Continue reading

Senior center looks at sharing space with BIR | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As director of the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center, I occasionally hear what’s on people’s minds. Recently, I heard something I’d like… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 6

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 5

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow, Columbia, Missouri.… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2019

Trump’s 143rd week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look at Donald J. Trump’s 143rd week in the White House. This week’s contributing artists:… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 4

Today’s cartoon is by Gatis Sluka, Latvijas Avize, Latvia.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019

Candidate will fight against development | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fellow Bainbridge Islanders, I urge you to vote for Michael Pollock for city council. Most of us were drawn to Bainbridge by… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Change of leadership needed on city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am guessing most of us do not really know the candidates running for office. I would like to briefly explain how… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Hulet is a champion for our district’s kids | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last fall when there was a vacancy on the Bainbridge Island School Board, I reflected on who I knew in our community… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Medina is no-show at shoreliner’s forum | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I can’t believe it. I am a shoreline homeowner and have been tracking the city and shoreline issues for years. The city… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Vote to preserve island’s environment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have lived on the island for more than 38 years and have attended numerous council meetings over that period of time.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019