Matt Massey over at the Seattle Times works hard each week to
publish high school girls soccer
rankings for Class 4A, 3A and 2A teams.
This week, Massey had Bainbridge ranked No. 3 in the Class 3A
rankings and North Kitsap ranked No. 7 in the 2A ...
Surgeons at Harrison
Medical Center’s orthopedic hospital in Silverdale performed
2,300 operations during the center’s first year of operation,
according to a Tuesday news release.
Thousands of other patients received care at the facility, w...
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...
State Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-Gig Harbor, and his Republican
challenger, Michelle Caldier of Port Orchard, engaged in two robust
debates last week on the issues. One of the debates was in
Bremerton on Tuesday. The other was in Gig Harbor on Thursd...
After working several years to have legislation correct a 2008
law to reflect a name of a memorial chosen by Bainbridge residents,
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, successfully introduced a
bill that was unanimously approved by the House of R...
The in basket: I often hear from readers who find the
array of traffic signals on eastbound 11th Street at Warren Avenue
in Bremerton confusing. There are four signal heads for three
lanes, and the right-most two control only the outside lan...
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 ...
The deadline is Friday for submitting nomination packets to the
state Transportation Commission to name the third Olympic-class
ferry. So far, I know of three others besides Illahee, which you
readers chose through a competition on this blog. I se...
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
Played in the Keith Carden Memorial Handball Tournament today at
the Bremerton YMCA, so I missed the UW-EWU football game.
Between matches, I followed updates on Twitter and the outcome
didn’t really surprise me that much. I figured Eastern was ...
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...
Tomatoes are such a versatile
fruit of the vine. It’s the tomatoes high acidity that really sets
it apart from the rest of the vegetable crops. With tomatoes, I
like reds with equal parts acidity, fruit and tannins. Those
favored reds to have w...
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 County Parks Advisory Board is looking for a few new
The 12-member board helps the county parks department craft
policies, make decisions on land acquisitions and contributes on
special projects. Members also serve as liaison...
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.
OK, I know, I’m a
healthy person and I should love salads, right? Well, I don’t. Or
rather, I didn’t until this salad found me.
Over the solstice weekend Mum and two of her wonderful friends
from the Winslow
Cohousing Group came to stay at ...
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...