In the midst of a busy Bremerton City Council meeting
Wednesday night, City Clerk Shannon Corin apologized for the
“peanut gallery” comment she made two weeks ago.
It was Corin who, you may recall, tried to reign in a discussion
between the ...
Retail sales in Kitsap County, and just about everywhere else,
took a nose dive after 2007.
Now many businesses are bouncing back. Kitsap retailers are
on pace to this year to match pre-recession sales volumes. Taxable
sales in trades&...
The following items were taken from Bainbridge police reports by
reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit
bainbridgeislander.com and click on Bainbridge blog link on the
right side of the screen.
Crime log stats from Aug. 10 to Aug. 16: 7
This is a patient-to-patient blog to exchange information and resources...from COPD to Arthritis to Cellulites to Sarcoidosis to Sleep Apnea to RLS to Psoriasis to Support Groups to Caregivers and all points in between.
Harrison Medical Center, Better Breathers
offers main speaker, John Gonsoulin MD, MPH PLLC –
Silverdale Harrison, Rose Room!
“Featured Topics: – The role of nutrition,
supplementation and lifestyle choices in mental health.
A small section of turf on North Kitsap High School’s football
field is in the process of being repaired after broken pipe flooded
part of the field last week.
North Kitsap football coach Jeff Weible said the pipe, which
runs near the 50-yard li...
Like so many others, I was saddened by the death of Robin
Williams. His roles brought such laughter and such depth of thought
to all of us, and he will be incredibly missed.
Robin Williams was one my favorite actors. Back in the day, I
used to wat...
With the Pan Pacs getting start just around the corner, here’s a
link from a story by the Brisbane Times on James Magnussen’s back.
And, here’s part 3 of the Nathan Adrian series from Team
USA. The links for part 1 and 2 can be found on the ...
Jason Hammel, a 2000 South Kitsap grad, has
struggle since being traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Oakland
Athletics. Hammel is 1-5 with a 6.75 ERA with Oakland. He gave
up three home runs in three-plus innings i...
I have been intrigued by some unusual animal friendships, which
I’ve reported here in Water Ways: a baby hippo and a 130-year-old
tortoise, a cat and a crow, an orangutan and a hound, an elephant
and a dog. See
Amusing Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
With this streak of hot days, firing up the stove for a home
cooked meal is the last thing on your mind. A hot kitchen would not
be a very pleasant place to hang out. Wouldn’t you rather be on the
patio, sipping a chilled bottle of rosé with a ...
The in basket: As often as I have driven north on Warren Avenue
in Bremerton from Burwell Street since the city took one northbound
lane of Warren for a raised barrier, I hadn’t noticed a third break
in the barrier at both Fourth and Fifth stree...
Silverdale native and Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame inductee Clint
Corey has been photographed and featured in the Kitsap Sun many
times. Here are just a few of the photos I found while digging
through the negative archives for Sun sports writer Annette
A conversation about Bremerton, Port Orchard, Poulsbo, Silverdale, Bainbridge Island, Kingston, Manchester, Seabeck, Southworth, Suquamish, Belfair, Keyport, Olalla, Bangor, Hansville, Indianola, Port Gamble, Allyn, Port Ludlow, Gig Harbor and every once in a while something about the good folks who don't have the good fortune to live here.
A summer of loss.
This is how it feels. Three young people in Kitsap County died
within a month of one another.
On July 4, Josh Osborn, 17, of South Kitsap, was on an outing
with friends when he fell into the Ohanapecosh River. His body was
The Kitsap County Parks Advisory Board is looking for a few new
The 12-member board helps the county parks department craft
policies, make decisions on land acquisitions and contributes on
special projects. Members also serve as liaison...
I don’t take lightly posting
pictures from other publications, but in this case the New York Times story and
photo have direct relevance to our area. And I really, really,
really want you all to read the story, so click on the
The Kitsap Pumas beat the Ocala
Stampede 2-1 on Friday, getting goals from Joaquin Rivas in the
41st minute and Jesus Sanchez in the 89th minute. Kitsap plays in
the PDL championship game Sunday at 10 a.m. PST.
Comes now, the three candidates challenging Prosecuting Attorney
Russ Hauge to lead Kitsap County’s criminal and civil prosecutors,
alleging those same lawyers are cooperating with Hauge and are
breaking campaign finance laws.
The complaint to t...
Seattle TV reporters tried to tie Washington State Ferries’
current boat shortage to crewing issues during a conference call
with interim director George Capacci. While staffing has been a
problem, as recently as Tuesday, the two are unrelated.
Psalm 139 Verses
For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s
womb. 14I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and
wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it
very well. 15My fram...
OK, I know, I’m a
healthy person and I should love salads, right? Well, I don’t. Or
rather, I didn’t until this salad found me.
Over the solstice weekend Mum and two of her wonderful friends
from the Winslow
Cohousing Group came to stay at ...
It’s time again for the Primary Candidate Forums for
Kitsap County so mark your calendars. All of the
forums will be held at the Norm Dicks Hall at 345 6th Street in
Below is the forums schedule. BKAT will
be recording eac...
Plan to Succeed!
Farm Business Planning Course beginning in
BREMERTON – WSU Kitsap County
Extension will be offering its popular Ag Entrepreneurship Course
on starting and sustaining a profitable small farm or agricultural
A girl scout holds one of the many
fried-egg jellies (Phacellophora camtschatica), large and small,
that we found beached or at the water’s edge. These don’t have a
significant sting. However, the similarly sized, brick red lion’s
Our Sunday features section will have a new look
beginning Oct. 7, giving our ‘Life’ pages a more local feel and a
little more variety. At a newspaper where there’s always
more to do than we have hands to do it with, this change allows for
Arts and Entertainment reporter Michael Moore eventually takes a break from his perpetually growing agenda of attending the plays, concerts, openings and other gigs that make up the West Sound's nightlife scene. And when he does, he'll share a bit of what's come across his desk or gone through his mind here on this blog.
The indie film “Fat Kid Rules the World,” which
co-stars Bainbridge Island’s Dylan Arnold, has
taken an unorthodox approach to promoting itself, including
screenings on the recent Van’s Warped Tour.
Now, director Matthew Lillard has booked...