Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 14

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 14

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Whamond, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 14
Refusing to Wear a Mask is America at its Worst | Dick Polman

Refusing to Wear a Mask is America at its Worst | Dick Polman

There are many things I love about my country. But “rugged individualism,” when taken to its extreme, does not make my list. Nor does religious… Continue reading

Refusing to Wear a Mask is America at its Worst | Dick Polman
Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 13

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 13

Today’s cartoon is by Angel Boligan, El Universal, Mexico City, www.caglecartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 13
Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, America’s Billionaires Thrive and Prosper | Lawrence Wittner

Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, America’s Billionaires Thrive and Prosper | Lawrence Wittner

Although most Americans currently face hard times, with unemployment surging to the levels of the Great Depression and enormous numbers of people sick or dying… Continue reading

Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, America’s Billionaires Thrive and Prosper | Lawrence Wittner
Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, May 12

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, May 12

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, May 12
Trump Botched All This | Tom H. Hastings

Trump Botched All This | Tom H. Hastings

OK, I have seen, in my life, Eisenhower and Kennedy and Johnson and Nixon botch Vietnam. I have seen Reagan botch the Euromissile crisis alongside… Continue reading

Trump Botched All This | Tom H. Hastings
Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 11

Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 11

Today’s cartoon is by Nikola Listes, Croatia, politicalcartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 11
Climate change makes bad things even worse | Letter to the editor

Climate change makes bad things even worse | Letter to the editor

To the editor: While we all know about climate change, last weekend, I got to understand how it has contributed to the current COVID-19 pandemic.… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2020
Climate change makes bad things even worse | Letter to the editor
Candidate will stop city’s go-go growth | Letter to the editor

Candidate will stop city’s go-go growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Lisa Neal is exceptionally well qualified to fill the city council vacancy in the Bainbridge South Ward. She has a brilliant legal… Continue reading

Candidate will stop city’s go-go growth | Letter to the editor
Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day

Mother’s Day At Home by Michael Kountouris, Greece.… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2020
Happy Mothers Day
Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 10

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 10

Today’s cartoon is by Angel Boligan, El Universal, Mexico City, www.caglecartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 10
Cooking My Way Through Quarantine | Jase Graves

Cooking My Way Through Quarantine | Jase Graves

Ever since our local mayor issued a COVID-19 shelter-in-place-and-go-completely-cocoa bananas order, my family and I have found ourselves cooking more than we have for our… Continue reading

Cooking My Way Through Quarantine | Jase Graves
This is My Family’s Coronavirus Story | John L. Micek

This is My Family’s Coronavirus Story | John L. Micek

It was around 1 a.m. last Friday, and my wife nudged me awake. Her shoulders shook in the darkness. The tears ran freely down her… Continue reading

This is My Family’s Coronavirus Story | John L. Micek
Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 9

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 9

Today’s cartoon is by Peter Kuper, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 9
Here’s my choice for filling council vacancy | Letter to the editor

Here’s my choice for filling council vacancy | Letter to the editor

Over the last several years I have attended many a council meeting with Lisa Neal. During that time I have listened to her well researched… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020
Here’s my choice for filling council vacancy | Letter to the editor
Your support means a stronger community | Letter to the editor

Your support means a stronger community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Dear Bainbridge Islanders, thank you so much for your loyal support of Helpline House during this difficult and uncertain time. Your generosity… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020
Your support means a stronger community | Letter to the editor
Candidate has a sense of our island’s history | Letter to the editor

Candidate has a sense of our island’s history | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Those of us who have lived on Bainbridge for most of our lives (in my case 69 years) have seen good changes… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020
Candidate has a sense of our island’s history | Letter to the editor
Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 8

Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 8

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020
Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 8
Biden Needs More Clickbait | Peter Funt

Biden Needs More Clickbait | Peter Funt

If a tree falls in the forest — or, as the case may be, if Joe Biden conducts a virtual town hall — and there’s… Continue reading

Biden Needs More Clickbait | Peter Funt
Sakai Park should be saved for open space | Letter to the editor

Sakai Park should be saved for open space | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Among the joys of Bainbridge Island are beautiful parks. Confusing mantra — if you can’t walk or bike to it, you are… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2020
Sakai Park should be saved for open space | Letter to the editor