There was always a big ham on the Easter dinner table. And
for the longest time, I thought all hams came smoked, on the bone
with cloves stuck into the scored top and sprinkled with brown
Until many years later, after reading a recipe...
The President stated the
following at the White House third annual Easter Prayer Breakfast .
The words addressed us personally and to a God who sees us in that
light . American Theology has always been diverse and divided, now
we are morally divid...
A year after closing, the former Emu Composting
& Topsoil site in North Kitsap has been revived under new
The Ecology Road facility was purchased by the owners of Port
Orchard-based New Day Recycling,
and is now open as Olympic
Contributed file photo
Don Sellers and Lucy Ostrander’s “Honor & Sacrifice” won the
Erik Barnouw Award from the Organization of American Historians for
outstanding programming in documentary film concerned with American
The in basket: Liz DuBois, who lives on one of the side streets
along Marine Drive in Bremerton, wasn’t too impressed with my March
column about the new school zone flashers just off Marine Drive on
Rocky Point Road.
“O.K,” she wrote, “you...
It was April 2 and what was I thinking?
I predicted the Mariners were going to win the AL West.
I think I might have gone off my meds that day.
I said the M’s were pitching rich.
Well, 15 games into the season, we now know that’s not true.
Bremerton continues to lead cities its size in the National
Mayor’s Challenge, a program sponsored by the Wyland Foundation
to encourage people to conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and
do other conservation-minded things.
The challenge r...
Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Lia Campbell is ranked No. 1 in
several events in her age-group in the Pacific Northwest.
Campbell, 14, is ranked first in the 50-yard freestyle, 100
free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 backstroke, and is second in the
are the latest state rankings according to
In the Class 4A poll, South Kitsap is ranked fifth. The Wolves
are currently in first place in the Narrows League.
Bainbridge is No. 9 in the Class 3A poll, three spots be...
Problematic raccoons, and those who feed
them, take note:
Bremerton’s crackdown has begun.
The city’s new ordinance, which
stiffens fines for those who feed the animals and creates a
contract with the federal government to neut...
Toll rates for the 520 floating bridge exceed those for the
Tacoma Narrows for those traveling at peak times.
Narrows tolls, it was determined months ago, will rise by 25 cents
on July 1 — to 4.50 for Good To Go! passes, $5.50 at the toll
The local chapter of the Back Country Horsemen of Washington is
celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
The club, which uses horses to get into the hinterlands for
hunting and long rides, has played a major role in making Green
Mountain a ma...
coincidence, as I was writing
this story about Frank McDonald, the man whose quick and
painful fall became all-too-real and all-too-public, I heard
this story on the radio.
about a young man who became addicted to child porn. H...
Does this make you want to
Birds, bees, flowers and trees…oh
how I love springtime! However, I’ve had years where I’ve cursed
the coming of spring sunshine due to the allergies it brings.
This year I’m very happy to be al...
Repetition is a basic photography concept. Having one umbrella
in the frame is great, but having 2 or 3 or even 7 not only really
makes a statement of “hey, it’s raining, ” but suddenly those
umbrellas become a pattern and patterns are visua...
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 few weeks ago there was a flurry of Facebook links critical of
the Common Core standards being expanded in schools across the
country. The primary method of those complaining was to take what
seems like common sense to show how ridiculous Common...
Today’s Supreme Court ruling
eliminating caps on how many federal races an individual can
contribute to could have an impact here if ever there is a federal
race that is considered “in play.” We have not seen that in a
The Citizens Un...
By Rachel Seymour
POULSBO — Bev Cobain, a retired Bremerton nurse, can’t stress
how important it is for people to educate themselves on how to
handle suicidal thoughts and depression.
Cobain, who specialized in mental health nursing, has not o...
On Friday March 21st I
attended the 20th annual Kitsap Youth Rally for Human
Rights at Olympic College in Bremerton. I was once again
amazed and encouraged by what our youth are able to
The Rally is supported by Kitsap
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...
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
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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