The first state coaches poll for volleyball was released Sunday.
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North Kitsap debuted at No. 3, beating out the NK football team,
which is ranked seventh.
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This week I had the sad task of
bearing bad news to my 14 year-old friend Coea about his cat, Boo,
dying in the night.
Boo was 13 years old and
had been with Coea and his Mom since he was a kitten. Coea’s Mom,
my good friend, was away for t...
The in basket: Charles Ely says he thinks fledgling cormorants
who are hatched under the Warren Avenue Bridge in Bremerton are
crash landing on the roadway above while learning to fly and are
unable to get off the bridge deck since the recent alte...
following items were taken from Bainbridge Island Police Department
incident reports by reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit
bainbridgeislander.com and click on Bainbridge blog link on the
right side of the screen.
Nearly six hundred more Kitsap residents were living in
poverty last year than in 2012.
And while the county’s poverty rate is low compared with
other areas, it continues to rise.
An estimated 27,727, or 11.3 percent of Kitsap r...
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. introduced legislation to
revoke the NFL’s tax exempt status. I’ll just let you read the
press release, but one of her comments, “a dictionary-defined
racial slur,” struck me. So I checked it out. Turns ou...
What I’m reading and watching online:
MAYBE MAARK CUBAN was right when he
talked about the NFL being to arrogant and big for its own
britches. Cuban’s comments were made six months ago. Don
Banks of mmqb.si.com writes this:
For Ann Vogel’s Sea Scallops with Asparagus and Bacon, a
Chardonnay is just the ticket. But not your ordinary everyday
Chardonnay. You need a cool climate Chardonnay that has a steely
purity and a limestoney, mineral quality that pairs with seaf...
The name Illahee that many of you readers selected through this
blog has a 12.5 percent chance of winding up on the next 144-car
Eight names were formally submitted to the state
Transportation Commissionby last Friday’s deadline. Th...
When I set out to
cover the effort to save Olympic National Park’s Enchanted Valley
Chalet last week, I thought the toughest part would be the
Worse, I found after six hours on the trail, was a bizarre
blockade on press fr...
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.
No matter what kind of negative experience you have ever had
with a school board, or probably any local government body, I have
a hard time imagining it being as difficult as what’s happening in
the East Ramapo, New York school district.
Arianna Sapp of Silverdale and members of the Seattle University
swim team participated in the Swim Across America, an annual event
dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research,
prevention and treatment through swimming-related eve...
Truth be told, I am a photographer who has never really been
into Instagram, although I do run the Kitsap Sun Instagram
account…all be it poorly but I do post to it when I have time
and/or remember to.
While Instagram is just not my thing, I do ...
This Friday, Sept. 19, has been designated Talk Like a Pirate
Day. Rather than burning itself out, as one might expect of such a
crazy holiday, the event seems to grow bigger each year. For many
people, it’s about dressing up and having some fun...
use to share a common bond that was supported by our media , arts
and education system . Seems we concentrate on the things that
divide us more then that what unites us . Praying for
leadership and a culture ...
Saturday’s Manette Fest was a lot of fun. As a
challenge, on the day of the 11th annual event, I asked Facebook
readers to show us their favorite photos of Manette’s most iconic
landmark — the bridge that has long connected it to downtown
Two things about Kitsap: our people are notably unselfconscious
about going into public wearing sweatpants and pajama bottoms and
we love the Seahawks.
Not sure if the two are related, but yesterday, as the Hawks
prepped for the opening day game a...
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.
Lymphedema – Not even a mom can love it. … fight it, yes – with
all that is in her – and dads fight too.
Lymphedema is alive and well in Kitsap County. I have it, many
folks have it and many of us know nothing about it other than it is
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...
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.
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...