Bolster efforts to prevent teen suicides | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 2:23PM

Natalie Myers is a courageous young woman. At one time, she struggled with depression and entertained thoughts of suicide. But she knew enough to seek help. Now, she’s taking her year as Miss Viking Fest to call attention to what she sees as a problem in our community — a preventable problem.


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Get to know the candidates of 2014 | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 9:48AM

They want to represent you in the halls of county government, in the state Legislature and in Congress.

The pros and cons of retail marijuana | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

On July 8, Washington got into the weeds (pun intended). For some in law enforcement, jaded by trivial marijuana busts, it’s a long-time coming.

Reauthorize federal land, water conservation fund | My View

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 2:43PM

Over the past few years, Kitsap County has preserved more than 11 miles of stream banks to keep our water clean and protected 534 acres of wildlife habitat and recreation lands as part of the ongoing Kitsap Forest and Bay Project, with funds to acquire another 500 acres by the close of 2014. The scale of this project is nearly unprecedented, but even with all this success, we can’t stop now.

Things I like about getting older, being more mature | Tolman's Tales

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:45PM

There is an old saying attributed to Mickey Mantle: “If I’d have known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself.” One of the surprises of aging is that we don’t feel like we thought people our age would.

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