Opinion

Wildsmith will bring fresh ideas to council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to show support for Grayson Wildsmith for city council. I have known Grayson since 2008 when I first moved… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Pollock has a strategy on new development | Letter to the editor

To the editor: City council candidate Michael Pollock has presented a gift to our city. His population capacity report is a must-read. If only the… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Fresh perspective needed on park board | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The upcoming election for the park board provides the opportunity to inject some new ideas and to provide fresh insights in guiding… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Hytopoulos can hit the ground running | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to recommend Kirsten Hytopoulos for the city’s at-large council position. As an attorney practicing in the area of land… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Vote Bellas for city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of write-in candidate for the Bainbridge Island City Council Central Ward, Cynthia Bellas. I am not a… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Nov. 3

Today’s cartoon is by Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Blossom has earned another council term | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My husband and I have both worked with and watched Sarah Blossom over her previous two terms on the council. I absolutely… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Hytopoulos earns council endorsement | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This letter is to recommend Kirsten Hytopoulos for the Bainbridge Island City Council. Many know Kirsten for her long residence on, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Put a conservative on the Bainbridge council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It is time to stop spending millions to encourage the “development” of Bainbridge Island. (We recently learned that members of our current… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Look to Swolgaard for stewardship, integrity | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of Tom Swolgaard for Bainbridge Island Park Commissioner Position 3 During the past six years, Tom has… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Blossom’s approach is ‘Let’s get this done’ | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am supporting incumbent Sarah Blossom for another term on the Bainbridge Island City Council. She is hard-working, present and engaged; she… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 2

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Hulet is committed to listening and learning | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Christina Hulet is an asset to the Bainbridge Island School Board and I strongly support her election to a full term. Christina… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Hytopoulos stabilized city governance on BI | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of Kirsten Hytopoulos for council. She will bring much needed experience and fiscal discipline to the council.… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Fetterly has good ideas for Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are voting for Kevin Fetterly. Fetterly has good ideas on changes we can make now to lessen climate change, and he… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Swolgaard – a forward-thinking consensus builder | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m writing to express my support for the reelection of Tom Swolgaard to the Bainbridge Island Metro Parks Board of Commissioners. Tom… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Should You Be Afraid Of The Fascists In Your Community? | Wim Laven

I get accused of “being over-the-top” and using hyperbole by conservative friends and acquaintances with increasing frequency. This is caused, in large part, by me… Continue reading

Five reasons to vote for Christina Hulet | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of Christina Hulet. I am honored to know her, proud to say she is my friend, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Pollock will be a steadying hand | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Having watched Michael Pollock on the park board, I am excited to see him make a bid for city council. The council… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Hytopoulos will help control development | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m actively supporting Kirsten Hytopoulos for city council. Unlike her opponent’s, hers is an all-volunteer operation with no paid consultants. We’re working… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019