The Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame banquet is scheduled for
Saturday, Jan. 25, at Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 13. Cost is $35 and they’re
available at the Baymont Inn & Suites (5640 Kitsap Way, west
Bremerton) and Tea...
Central Kitsap’s wrestling team competed Saturday at the John
Birbeck Invitational at Timberline High School.
The Cougars had a nice showing, taking fifth with 118.5 points.
Decatur won with 249 points, followed by Peninsula (164), Prairie
Applications for marijuana retail licenses in Kitsap County
continue to trickle in, with 10 days left for prospective pot
entrepreneurs to apply.
Liquor Control Board
released an updated list of applicants Tuesday. The state received
seven more r...
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.
Some people go for Christmas in a big way. In the case of this
Shelton couple you might say they make little of Christmas … big
Here’s a story written by our freelance reporter Arla Shepard
for our North Mason publication about Steve and...
Nathan Adrian is a Right to Play athlete ambassador and is
asking for everyone’s help to make a donation for the
organization’s latest funding drive.
You can watch the video here.
According to Right to Play’s website, the organization’s mi...
Olympic National Park has a Christmas shopping idea: Come enjoy
the park and, while you’re at it, stop at the visitor’s center
bookstore to pick up some discounted gifts.
The shop will offer a 15 percent discount from Dec. 13 to
There is one good thing about this frigid weather we’re
experiencing, the conditions are right for ice wines. These wines
are a type of late-harvest wine that are made from grapes left on
the vine far beyond the typical harvesting season. These ...
Paul Souders of Seattle won the Grand Prize in the latest
National Wildlife Federation photo contest. His entry was an
amazing shot of a polar bear peering up at him from beneath the
water in Hudson Bay.
Paul Souders’ winning
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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
Going into this cold event, there were several years that popped
up as potential analogs, including 2008 and 1990.
In the cold department, we blew 2008 out of the water, despite
the relatively short lived duration of this event and the lack of
The in basket: Ray Smith e-mails to say, “This question might be
a little out of the ordinary, but maybe you can come up with an
answer. On Highway 303 in the southbound lane about halfway between
Fairgrounds Road and Echo Drive, there is a manh...
Peninsula Dance Theatre’s Alex Murray
portrays the Snow Queen as she dances across the stage during dress
rehearsal for the Nutcracker in Bremerton on Wednesday, December 3,
2013. Performances of the ballet will be held at the Bremerton High
I’ve been whining about this for years now. Why do we have to
pay the entire cost of building the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge with
tolls when the state is helping to fund the new 520 floating bridge
and other mega-projects. Now I have Rep. Larry S...
Derek Kilmer, Democratic congressman from these parts, was in
the office last week talking about a lot of issues. Of particular
import was his estimation that the House and Senate in Washington,
DC will work out a budget that ends sequestration. I...
Today is World Aids day . Its an international day of
awareness and action . Approximately 34 million people are
living with HIV today , and about 35 million Have died . Som...
A report released earlier this month found that American youth
are frequently misinformed when it comes to civic and political
What’s one easy thing that YOU can do to support civic
engagement of our community’s young people? Tell the ...
A documentary film about Bainbridge Island’s anchored-out
liveaboards is set to screen at the Celluloid
Bainbridge Film Festival on Nov. 2 at 10 a.m.
Island filmmaker Mark Davis worked on “Against the Tide” for
years, filming numerous city ...
There is this wonderful scene from Pooh’s Grand Adventure (persevere through the
advertisement!) that perfectly captures my feelings about this time
“Hot chocolate-y mornings and
toasty marshmallow evenings inde...
The 2013 season was the first time the Kitsap Pumas failed to
make the postseason in the Premier Development League. I guess it
shouldn’t be a surprise then that no Pumas made it on the PDL’s
All-Western Conference team (another first). Here a...
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
My name is Cody Lemley. I am 22 years old and have been an mma
junkie for the last 10 years. I remember the first fight to
get me hooked when Randy Couture gave Tito Ortiz a thorough beating
over 5 rounds to capture the light heavy weight cro...
Graph by WASPC.
The yearly tabulation of crime stats, courtesy of the
Washington Association of Sheriffs
and Police Chiefs, is out. The Crime
in Washington 2012 report is chock-full of trends, some
good and some bad. Here’s some of ...
The Guest House Inn & Suites, located
at 19801 7th St. here in Poulsbo, was
recently the recipient of two awards from Boomerang Hotels,
their franchise parent company.
The first award, Inn of the Year, is bestowed...
More Plant Sales
Hello Dear Readers – Here are three more plants sales on
Kingston Garden Club – Saturday May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
the Kingston Community Center on Highway 104 just before the ferry
Holly Ridge Center – G...
Third annual event to benefit the homeless in Kitsap county.
Open to people of all ages and abilities. Light snacks and drinks
before the run and a bbq lunch and award ceremony after it. WHERE:
Evergreen Park, 1400 Park Ave., Bremerton WHEN:...
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
Milt Priggee is a longtime editorial cartoonist, and over his career has drawn for Crain’s Chicago Business, Spokane Spokesman-Review, Puget Sound Business Journal and seattlepi.com. He lives and works on Whidbey Island, producing cartoons for newspapers around the state and country. See more of his work at www.miltpriggee.com.
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...
I love Mexican food and Puerto Vallarta is one of my favorites
on the peninsula. My husband and I took an out of town visitor to
this old favorite and it lived up to its past trips. Our guest
enjoyed the kitschy interior decorations and the great ...
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