Going to Reno this weekend?
If so, stop by Aces Ballpark in downtown Reno and say
hello to Willie Bloomquist, who will begin his rehab process
with the Reno Aces, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Triple-A club.
Reno opens a four-game home series agains...
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 Poulsbo-based production company run by Kelvin Hughes took
some aerial shots of the Viking Fest Parade and road race that
happened last weekend. Things get pretty intimate around 2:20.
Check out the parade video below.
– amy phan, reporter.
Spring seems to be park project planning season.
The park board approved concept
plans for a playground at Schel Chelb Park last week. It also
held a public hearing for a project to replace the dock at Hidden
Cove Park and make small improvement...
The in basket: Downtown Port Orchard traffic has been rerouted
recently near the closed Lighthouse restaurant for work on a city
pier. Incoming traffic is routed onto the outside shoulder and that
leaving the city uses the center lane.
I thought I...
Taken over Winslow on Bainbridge
Island, this photo shows a Noctiluca bloom with the Bainbridge
Island ferry in the background. / Photo by Christopher
Plankton blooms reported last week from numerous locations in
Puget Sound were...
Scoreczar.com’s Washington State softball rankings have put
Bainbridge in the fifth spot among Class 3A teams in its latest
poll following the district tournaments.
Bainbridge will take on No. 1-ranked University of Spokane in
the first round of...
Here’s an affordable chardonnay for all you oak haters out
there. This chard is crisp, clean, has hints of citrus fruits and
best of all — it’s cheap!
I saw this wine recently at Costco and the label caught my eye.
It looked ...
To those who
are wanting to help those who have suffered because of the tornado
that ripped through Oklahoma City suburbs on May 19 I have provided
a link to Samaritan’s Purse. Many ways to help those in need.
Samaritan Purse is one ...
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 ...
Two parades on the same day.
Two different photographers shooting those parades.
What would the odds be that Freelance Photographer
Extraordinaire/former Sun Photo Editor Steve Zugschwerdt and I
would shoot the exact same trombone player in almost...
It’s been a busy weekend, with the Armed Forces Day Parade and
Viking Fest going on among other things. The weather hasn’t been
the most ideal, but it hasn’t been awful either. I think we got
spoiled after our early May temperatures flirted ...
With the first filings posted Friday several more races became
Bainbridge Island’s Council District 5 is now a three-way race
and will be listed in the primary, unless someone withdraws by
Monday. Wayne Roth is the latest to file in t...
The Western Athletic Conference announced Thursday it will be
adding men’s swimming and diving for the upcoming 2013-14
The WAC already has three schools that have the sport — Seattle
University, California State University-Bakersfield...
Of the many different types of transportation that folks use to
get to work – driving, car pooling, riding the bus – only a couple
will also count as your work out for the day: bicycling and walking
(or running). Friday May 17th is Bike ...
A report by the Washington Public Interest Research Group says
the number of miles driven by Americans has declined for eight
years, and is expected to continue in that direction with the
Millennial Generation getting behind the wheel. Governments...
16 bouts busted a belt-loop or two on Cage Warrior Combat’s
usual suit. This was big, and that had been the word for weeks
leading to May 11. On this hefty card, 6 professional bouts with
home-town hero Carl “Kingfist” Edwards of Full C...
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...
Before the season started, I wondered if playing the first games
of the season on the road would come back to hurt the Pumas.
After two games, the team hasn’t persuaded me to change that
Coming off a 3-0 loss to Victoria, the Pumas made...
State League Co-President
Kim Abel, left, presented Catherine Ahl with the Kitsap Bar
Association’s Liberty Bell Award at the annual Law Day Ceremony in
Port Orchard on Friday. The award goes to a non-lawyer who has
promoted legal education and...
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...
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.
I’m telling my recent Northwoods story backwards, my outpatient,
twice-weekly rehab ends at the Northwoods picturesque,
characteristic salt-water rehab pool and into a new
Other than my first solo horse-packing trip into the...
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:...
Actually… elaborate disguises or moonlight dances are not
necessary. If you’d like to become a beach naturalist,
opportunities begin around the Puget Sound over the next few weeks.
Scroll below for more information.
Giant sea nymphs (Nereis 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
Busy canning, freezing and putting up right now. I keep
meaning to put together a blog post, and I have composed 100s in my
head, but regretfully they haven’t come up with a way to plug the
USB cord into my head!
While I am neglecting my f...
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 ...