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Departments must restore public trust | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 8, 2016 at 1:52PM

The Poulsbo Police and Kitsap County Sheriff’s departments are pointing fingers regarding a sheriff’s sergeant found impaired in his vehicle at the Regal Cinemas parking lot and, later that same night, in the driveway of his home. Look at the facts, though, and it’s clear both agencies mishandled this.

Legal needs of many are not met | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

“If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” It’s a constitutional right guaranteed those in the criminal courts; but there’s no right to legal advice or representation in civil cases.

Belated praise for former manager Henry

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

A recent farewell letter for the Port of Kingston’s executive director reminded me that we had never thanked his predecessor, Kori Henry. I

Think globally, act locally | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

Negotiators from more than 190 countries on Dec. 12 approved a far-reaching agreement to slow the emission of greenhouse gases and the advancement of climate change. Regardless of whether the pact is ultimately ratified by those nations, and what it will spell out in the responsibilities for the United States, the job is really up to us.

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