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‘Thank you’ to all who answer the emergency call | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:33AM

The weekend following Thanksgiving, many Kitsap residents braved inclement weather to take advantage of store sales and, perhaps, to walk off that excess turkey and pie. No such luxury for our firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, law enforcement officers, and county road crews.

 

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Local fund meets needs that are close to home | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:29AM

If you gave to the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund in 2013, you made a big difference in someone’s life — possibly someone you know. Winter is a tough time for a lot of people. As the temperature dips, heating costs go up. As the holidays near, many families face tough financial choices: Food, heat, or holidays. The choice is often simple: Skimp on one so you can pay for the other.

Lung cancer needs our awareness too: A local story | Guest column

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 1:35PM

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the No. 1 leading cause of fatal cancer in men and women, taking more lives than prostate, breast or colon cancer combined each year. But it’s rarely on people’s radar screen. In this guest column, the CEO of the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific highlights the case of longtime Poulsbo resident Gwynne Cleveland and her ongoing battle with lung cancer.

Those who served deserve better from us | In Our Opinion

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 10:15AM

During times of war, we hear the common call to support the troops, but we need to remind ourselves and our leaders that supporting the troops demands more than a bumpersticker; it’s a lifelong commitment we make to those who serve and sacrifice.

Some thoughts on the 2014 election | In Our Opinion

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Nov 12, 2014 at 4:28AM

Ah, if all campaigns could be like Kitsap County assessor candidates Paul Andrews and Phil Cook’s.

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