The year began with encouraging news on the labor front.
More people were employed in Kitsap county in January (83,300)
than at the same time in the previous two years, according to
numbers released Tuesday by the
Employment Security Dep...
Washington state now has an official state oyster, thanks to the
lobbying efforts of 14-year-old Claire Thompson, who raised the
prominence of the Olympia oyster as part as a school project.
That’s assuming, of course, that the governor signs th...
The USA Swimming/Speedo Western Section short-course
championship is this week at the King County Aquatic Center in
Olympic Aquatic Club and Bainbridge Island Swim Club will be
The meet begins Wednesday with a 2 p.m. fi...
Let’s get to it …
Good news for the Seahawks and their
fans: Defensive lineman Michael Bennett reportedly turned
down more money to sign
a four-year deal with the Seahawks. That’s a big signing as the
versatile Bennett was a big part o...
FRAMES: Photo Challenge #75: Reflections
It’s been a few years since we did this challenge so we are
going to give it another go.
Mirrors aren’t the only place you can find reflections, there
are reflections in puddles, panes of glass, shiny t...
Port Angeles senior Maddy Hinrichs was named to the Class 2A
girls all-state tournament team on Saturday.
Hinrichs, a senior guard, was named to the second team.
Here’s a link for all the 2A/1A teams from
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The in basket: Eric Blair and Rob Davy have a quarrel with the
way many drivers use the Ridgetop Boulevard intersection in
Silverdale where traffic comes off of southbound Highway 303 on an
off-ramp and sometimes stops either out of an excess of c...
The following items were taken from Bainbridge police reports by
reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit
bainbridgeislander.com and click on the Bainbridge Conversation
blog link on the right side of the screen.
Driving under the in...
We all use plastics every day, and
we’ve heard how some are bad, some are good, some are recyclable,
some aren’t. How do we keep it all straight? There is a lot of
information out there, but this this
guide from Earth Easy is ...
moratorium on executions didn’t stop prosecutors from seeking
the death penalty and defense attorneys from appealing death
to a records request filed by the Kitsap Sun on Feb. 18, the state
When Diamondback wanted to sell their bikes to commuters, they
came to Bainbridge Island, where hundreds of commuters leave the
car at home each morning to pedal and ferry their way to office
jobs in Seattle.
In the above Internet commercial, Dia...
The Kitsap Pumas will play seven preseason game this spring,
beginning with a matchup with Seattle University and former Pumas
coach Peter Fewing.
The Pumas, who open the Premier Development League season May 11 at
home against Vancouver, finalize...
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.
Here’s our video of a replica
of the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space), made by
Fred and Jordan Rabinovitz in their South Kitsap garage. The
TARDIS, of course, is the spaceship (in the form of a British
police call box) that allows t...
Bremerton police nabbed 24 drivers in
just over an hour for driving solo in the HOV lane. Photo by
Bremerton police officers made a curious discovery last
Thursday while patrolling the carpool lanes on Navy Yard
Pro Life Kitsap has its Own Face Book Page
They just started their yearly 40 Day for Life Campaign .
There are many ways to stand up for life . Perhaps the best
way is helping those in need an...
Nero d’Avola is one of the best and most widely planted red
grape varieties out of Sicily. The island’s geography is
mountainous with poor soils, low rainfall and hot summers.
These conditions tend to produce a wine that is very fruity w...
State Sen. Jan Angel, the Republican elected to finish the final
year of a four-year term, pulled a parliamentary move she is
allowed to in her role as committee co-chair, prompting at least
one howl from within her own party and a failed Democrat...
I’m getting a hard time about a story I wrote last week. It was
about two bills in the Legislature that would allow Kitsap Transit
to create fast ferry districts within its larger bus district. I
said the people within those fast ferry districts...
In a concert at the Admiral Theatre the Seattle Women’s Chorus
will celebrate the iconic image of Rosie the Riveter in a whole new
Through the power of an original composition by Associate
Artistic Director, Eric Lane Barnes. Highlighted b...
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...
Learn what Washington State is doing to offer seamless high
quality programs for children and families so that every child
enters school healthy, capable, and confident. Hear about
partnerships from birth through higher ed., innovative initiatives...
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
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.
Greetings: Kitsap Sun has a group of
sharp, sometimes annoying, bloggers I admire most of the time for
taking the time to teach and educate the rest of us. Terry is one of
A few days ago, several bloggers posted
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...
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