In recent post about
my EduCulture adventure,
I showed photos of delicious Bainbridge Island-grown strawberries.
At the end of my visit with the EduCulture students, they all
shared their favorite ways to use strawberries. I loved the i...
During a presentation on a citywide study of job classification
and compensation by Milliman Inc. of Seattle, Bainbridge City
Council members learned during Monday night’s meeting that
Bainbridge Island city employees receive approximately 9 per...
The Kitsap Pumas can clinch the Premier Development League’s
Northwest Division title on Friday with a win over Washington
The Pumas have already clinched one of the division’s three
Kitsap (7-1-4, 25 points) trails...
Bremerton’s Marvin Williams, 28, appears to have some options as
the free-agent forward heads into his 10th NBA season.
Williams, who played his first seven seasons in Atlanta and the
last two with Utah, has
reportedly been targeted b...
Sun reporter Tad Sooter is
traveling with the
Port Gamble S’Klallam Canoe Family on the tribal canoe journey to Bella
Bella, July 4-13. He’ll post periodic dispatches to the Trails
& Tides blog.
Progress on the canoe journey is dictate...
As I browsed Evergreen-Rotary Park Tuesday for an
upcoming story about the new playground going in, I came upon a
memorial I had not found before. It displayed the
face of a man named John Masengale, an ATF special agent
killed in the lin...
Ahhh summertime! The season of sunsets, ice cream cones,
beaches, kayaking and s’mores.
The weather out there has been so amazingly delightful, that I’m
going with the challenge theme of SUMMERTIME for this round.
So your challenge this month ...
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.
We’ve received no additional word on the search for Josh Osborn,
a 17-year-old Port Orchard resident who
slipped in the Ohanapecosh River near Mt. Rainier on July 4th
and is presumed dead.
The river is six feet above normal for this time of y...
The in basket: Robert Arper wonders about something we’ve all
heard of, but probably have never actually witnessed.
“My question has to do with ‘Citizen Arrest,’ he said. “When
could a citizen invoke this procedure and when would the pol...
This year is the 50th anniversary of Alvin, a deep-sea vehicle
that has made some incredible scientific discoveries over the past
The latest issue of Oceanus magazine is a special edition that
takes us through the history of Alvin, ...
Olympic College Diversity Conference – Great Job!
Olympic College’s first Diversity Conference was very well done,
with so much good thought provoking information I am still
processing it all.
What I e...
Fire up barbie, it’s grilling season! Cooking outdoors makes
dining special and with Ann Vogel’s Salmon Kabobs, it’s elegant and
pretty darned easy.
Grilling adds another dimension to foods and even more so when
you add soaked cherry, alde...
Here’s the old Illahee being scrapped in
Ensenada, Mexico, in 2009.
There could be another Illahee in the state’s ferry future.
That was clearly your favorite name for the new boat that’s coming
to Bremerton in a couple years. Now I have t...
This election, like any other, could see its fill of well-timed
surprises. We tried to avoid one recently and might have prevented
it all together. In the end it might never have happened,
because there doesn’t seem to be much reason to lau...
Here is a story from Meg Wochnick of The Olympian about a radio
station dropping high school broadcasts for football and
Olympia’s KGY covered preps for more than 50 years, but is
having to cut back due to financial reasons.
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...
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.
One Face of MRSA – What Does the Resistance Bug
MRSA Look Like in Kitsap County? Here is one face.
A Look at MRSA
Ignoring edema in your lower legs?
I did. Ask your doctor how to get rid of it – permanently…not just
take water p...
After traveling across three countries in less than two
weeks and then returning to the West Coast and winning the
100-meter freestyle on Friday, Nathan Adrian scratched the 50 free
on Saturday at the Santa Clara Invitational Grand Prix.
Former Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola has
analyzed the county Prosecuting Attorney’s race and has
concluded 20-year Prosecutor Russ Hauge won’t make it past the
In our state’s primary election system — technically it’s a
Found this interesting, not surprising . The
religious left has always been quite quite active in Kitsap County
. Have see many comments on this meeting spoken to on the
internet . Not quite sure I have understood all the fears , ...
It’s here, folks! The first REAL snow of the season. A lot of
you have expressed that it has taken long enough, but at least it
This won’t be a tremendously heavy snow for our region since
most of the heavy precipitation wil...
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...