There is now a state law on contact at football practice. It’s
not a rule passes by its version of the WIAA, it’s a law passed by
the legislature and signed by the governor. You can read the
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The Port of
Bremerton needs to recruit manufacturers to the
slow-growing South Kitsap Industrial Area.
But most companies outside the region have never heard of
Kitsap County, let alone its southern extremities. Given the...
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.
The Robert Earl Lighthouse,
open in late May, closed Monday, disabled by
criminal charges against owner Eric A. Smith of Bothell.
General manager Brookes Konig is looking for new financial backing,
according to bar supervisor Linda Martens of Po...
Flyboarding, a sport that propels a rider up into the sky on a
jet of water, has come to Kitsap County with a local resident who
has enthusiastically taken to the sport this summer.
Jerry Johnson of Silverdale takes to
the sky at Kitsap Lake on ...
Kelly Eisenhood is Bainbridge Island Police Department’s newest
Kelly Eisenhood is in her second week of training as Bainbridge
Island Police Department’s new senior police clerk.
Eisenhood is replacing retir...
Still undecided in the 35th Legislative District Senate race?
With ballots having arrived to nearly every registered voter’s
mailboxes by now, you might want to hear from the three state
Senate candidates before mailing it back. Or you just...
The National Park Service is asking the question again:
What should be done with Olympic National Park’s overabundance of
Should they be shot, moved or left alone? You can weigh in at
three meetings set for August. Information ...
Congrats to Katie Lee for her strong showing at the U.S. Women’s
Amateur Public Links Championships at The Home Course in Dupont.
knocked off Annie Park, the 2013 NCAA champ from USC, 1 up in
the round of 64 but lost the next day.
Park and E...
Nathan Adrian had the fastest time in Saturday’s prelims of the
50 freestyle at the L.A. Invite, popping a 21.90 seconds swim in
That was enough for the Bremerton Olympic champion as he came
back to Berkeley to continue his training...
The in basket: David McCloskey e-mailed
to ask and comment about a state Department of Transportation study
of ways to make traffic flow more smoothly west of Bremerton on the
way to Gorst, including consultant work by the Parametrix
Psalm 139 Verses
For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s
womb. 14I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and
wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it
very well. 15My fram...
We’ll know come Nov. 19 whether a new Bremerton ferry is called
Illahee, the name you chose.
That’s the day the Washington State Transportation Commission is
scheduled to vote on a recommendation from its ferry committee. The
schedule was anno...
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 ...
Did you know, eating spicy foods may help cool you down? If you
think about the world’s hot spots and their cuisines, like Mexico,
India, Malaysian, Thailand, Szechwan, and
New Orleans, spicy peppers permeate most dishes in those
Photo by Robert Johnston.
Have you ever had the privilege of flying over
Bremerton? Robert Johnston, a member of the Army
National Guard, has. Johnston, who also works at the Shipyard,
sometimes gets a chance to fly on Chinooks and Blackha...
I realize it is a sweltering July day but since it is darn right
freezing here in the Photo Cave (I kid you not, the air conditioner
is on so high that my hands are like ice cubes and I’m shivering as
I edit photos) I am going with these shots f...
The Kitsap Pumas can clinch the Premier Development League’s
Northwest Division title on Friday with a win over Washington
The Pumas have already clinched one of the division’s three
Kitsap (7-1-4, 25 points) trails...
Olympic College Diversity Conference – Great Job!
Olympic College’s first Diversity Conference was very well done,
with so much good thought provoking information I am still
processing it all.
What I e...
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...
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.
One Face of MRSA – What Does the Resistance Bug
MRSA Look Like in Kitsap County? Here is one face.
A Look at MRSA
Ignoring edema in your lower legs?
I did. Ask your doctor how to get rid of it – permanently…not just
take water p...
Former Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola has
analyzed the county Prosecuting Attorney’s race and has
concluded 20-year Prosecutor Russ Hauge won’t make it past the
In our state’s primary election system — technically it’s a
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
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...