Politics

Medina leads in campaign contributions in District 2 matchup

Kol Medina raised more, but spent less, than his opponent in the North Ward race for the Bainbridge Island city council. Medina, the District 2… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge council to oppose ‘$30 car tab’ initiative

Bainbridge city officials are warning that the potential passage of Initiative 976 — the “Bring Back Our $30 Car Tabs” initiative — by voters this… Continue reading

 

32 Seconds to Make the Case for Banning Assault Weapons | John L. Micek

Thirty-two seconds. That’s how long it took for the madman responsible for the carnage in Dayton, Ohio to shoot 26 people, killing nine, including his… Continue reading

 

Even if Democrats Dump Trump, Theyll Need to Ditch Mitch | Dick Polman

The word in Colorado is that John Hickenlooper is being pressured to quit his futile presidential quest and run for the Senate in 2020. Good.… Continue reading

Analysis of Primary Election precinct vote shows Seabold, Rolling Bay and Lovgren instrumental to Medina victory

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Kol Medina won six of eight precincts to win last week’s Primary Election battle for the North Ward, District 2 council… Continue reading

Readers still waiting for Mueller appearance

We all know the plot by now. Even so, copies of the Mueller report remain in high demand for Kitsap County readers. Officially called the… Continue reading

Democracy Won’t Die If We Don’t Let It | Lee H. Hamilton

Democracy’s premise is that ordinary citizens can make solid decisions on complex issues. But this basic principle and the structure of laws and practices erected… Continue reading

Racism vs. Public Health | Tom H. Hastings

“Racism is a threat to public health,” says medical professional (Physician Assistant, Preventative Cardiology) Leslie Gregory. Huh? How can racism be a threat to the… Continue reading

Soft Tissue Racist | Raging Moderate

What a long, hot, lousy stinking summer. We’ve spent so much time sending thoughts and prayers to Gilroy and El Paso and Chicago and Virginia… Continue reading

With Trump, Forget the Teleprompter | John L. Micek

Forget the teleprompter. If you want to know what President Donald Trump really thinks, turn to Twitter. And so it was Tuesday, barely a day… Continue reading

Things Go As Hoped | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Whew. Last Tuesday’s primary marked the electoral debut of VoteWa and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash nor suffer a… Continue reading

Trump’s 132nd week in office | In cartoons

Oh, rats! Sorry, Charlie Brown, but our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with a look back at Week 132.… Continue reading

America, It Shouldn’t Have To Be This Hard | John L. Micek

We’re at a turning point. Again. We’re again at a moment in our nation’s history where we can decide who we are as a people,… Continue reading

The Best Words | Raging Moderate

Nobody knows what the earliest word used by humans was. The general consensus is the Sumerians developed the first written language around 3500 BC, using… Continue reading

I’ll Bet on News Over Views | Peter Funt

Back when I was a rookie editor in ABC’s Manhattan newsroom we used to place bets — actual cash wagers — on how the New… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Cowards | Winslow Myers

The president was quick to label the latest mass shooters cowards. This seems like an oddly careless, even Orwellian, use of the word, because it… Continue reading

Dead Canaries | Robert Koehler

“Many people think that the fight for America is already lost. They couldn’t be more wrong. This is just the beginning of the fight for… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading