Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, April 9

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

  • Apr 9, 2020

Cash Payments Give Americans Crucial Economic Support | Guest Viewpoint

COVID-19 is a public health crisis, but as it has unfolded, it has rippled out into an economic crisis, too. The stock market has been… Continue reading

Survive the Supermarket with Social Distancing | Jase Graves

As we adjust our daily schedules to the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are suffering from acute boredom. Students are suspending their homeschool… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, April 8

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

  • Apr 8, 2020

Amazing effort keeps BI safe and healthy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In these incredibly difficult times, Islanders are fortunate to be boosted by our nonprofits, who continue to step forward with compassion, skill… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2020

Stress management helps during outbreak | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As our flight was approaching Boston in September 1980, my husband Hal was conversing with our seatmate. I was trying to concentrate… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2020

The ‘Thank You Wave’ Makes a Comeback | Peter Funt

Walking my dog Dorothy a few months ago I didn’t recognize the fellow waving from the white car until he stopped to say hello. Turns… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, April 7

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

  • Apr 7, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic, Like Other Global Catastrophes, Reveals the Limitations of Nationalism | Lawrence Wittner

We live with a profound paradox. Our lives are powerfully affected by worldwide economic, communications, transportation, food supply, and entertainment systems. Yet we continue an… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2020

Apocalypse When? | Peter Funt

Two or three times a year, falling trees knock out power at my home, in a heavily wooded section of Central California. When outages stretch… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, April 6

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, April 5

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

  • Apr 5, 2020

Benefit will be back when it’s safe to shred | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Bainbridge Kiwanis Club and Columbia Bank’s annual shredding event has been postponed due to COVID-19. Always scheduled for the second Saturday… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, April 4

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

  • Apr 4, 2020

Putin forever! | Mel Gurtov

One trait dictators have in common: They believe in ruling for life. And since they’re dictators, they can count on supporters to echo their ambition… Continue reading

Surviving Coronavirus At Home With Teenage Triplets | Rich Manieri

You’re stuck home with your kids and feeling sorry for yourself. How are you going to keep them busy? What about their school work? I’ve… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Friday, April 3

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

  • Apr 3, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, April 2

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

  • Apr 2, 2020

GOP’s Achievement Is Now On Display | Wim Laven

Significant blame for the failed response and delayed action in responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic is being directed at Donald Trump. He fired the… Continue reading

The April Foolish Fake Leader | Tom H. Hastings

It is said by those who study and teach leadership that one of the primary attributes of the best leaders are that they give credit… Continue reading