Linda Kramer Jenning

Linda Kramer Jenning is an independent journalist who moved to Bainbridge Island after several decades reporting from Washington, D.C. She taught journalism at Georgetown University and is former Washington editor of Glamour.

What are You Having for Dinner Tonight? Here’s Tonight’s White House State Dinner Menu

We might possibly be the country that invented brown bag lunches, but we also can set a good table.

2022 Midterms: Year of the Woman? (Not Really)

With a few races still too close to call, the Center for American Women and Politics expects the number of women serving in Congress to fall from 147 to 145 or 27.1 percent.

Unruly Planet: How to Not Let the Climate Crisis Totally Depress You

Madeline Ostrander, a Seattle science journalist, doesn’t soft peddle the climate trends that make us all feel on the edge of doom.

Culture Clash: Bainbridge Pickleballers and Tennis Players go to Court

Nasty, nasty. It brewed into a real « them v. us » atmosphere.

After Herrera Beutler: Can a Centrist Democrat win over Southwest Washington?

Congressional candidate Marie Gluesenkamp Perez knows her positions anger both Democrats and Republicans. Is it a winning formula?

Murder and Mayhem in Puget Sound

There may be more to life on Bainbridge Island than you ever imagined.

What the Polls Say (and Don’t Say) About Abortion

“It’s one of those public policy issues that cuts across a whole bunch of dimensions and not in ways that are simple."

The Complicated Legacy of Julia Child

The show may be a fictionalized version of Child’s groundbreaking TV success, but it portrays struggles by women for recognition and equality that ring true to that era.

What’s Your Risk Budget?

I never thought specifically about having a risk budget until a friend, who is a psychiatrist, used the term to describe the daily decisions we each make about potential exposure to the virus.

Unnamed: When Sources Won’t be Identified

Can you trust news based on anonymous sources?

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