With all the hot weather through July and now into August, the
harvest season is in fast forward mode. So, I’ve been plotting what
to do with all that blackberry bounty.It looks like a record crop
of that sweet luscious fruit and for the truly ...
Comes now, the three candidates challenging Prosecuting Attorney
Russ Hauge to lead Kitsap County’s criminal and civil prosecutors,
alleging those same lawyers are cooperating with Hauge and are
breaking campaign finance laws.
The complaint to t...
A highly informative map, just released by state shellfish
officials, can show you at a glance where it is safe to harvest
shellfish in Western Washington.
Besides pointing out the locations of public beaches where
recreational harvesters may saf...
Senior living giants
Emeritus and Brookdale closed a merger deal
according to a new release. The deal was
first announced in February.
After absorbing Emeritus, Brookdale now owns 1,150 communities
in 46 states, with the ability t...
The in basket: The news release issued this week telling of a
protracted repair project on the Olympic Interchange bridge on
Highway 16 in Gig Harbor surprised me. I thought it had already
been fixed. I recall seeing the exposed rebar after a read...
Seattle TV reporters tried to tie Washington State Ferries’
current boat shortage to crewing issues during a conference call
with interim director George Capacci. While staffing has been a
problem, as recently as Tuesday, the two are unrelated.
The Howell family garden in Manette.
One of my favorite events of the whole year in Bremerton
is the Manette Edible
Gardens Tour de Coop. The third annual event
returns Saturday with a dozen gardens to tour, art to see and
live music to...
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.
Through a series of chance circumstances, the group that
recovered Josh Osborn’s body Monday on a river near Mt. Rainier
was the Bremerton based Olympic Mountain
Josh fell into the turbulent, glacially fed Ohanapecosh River on
July 4 du...
Kitsap Pumas captain Cory Keitz picked up a pretty nice honor this
week, being named to the All-Premier Development League team for
Keitz is retiring after this weekend’s PDL championships, so
he’s hoping to add a title before he hangs u...
Photo by Ethan Fowler / Special to the
A pedestrian crosses Ericksen Avenue as he walks along Winslow Way
next to a number of business sandwich boards.
Even though last month the Bainbridge City Council pleased
Winslow Way merchants ...
Silverdale’s Rob Bruins and Bremerton’s Chris Horn are returning
to the drag strip at Pacific Raceways (formerly Seattle
International Raceway) in Kent this weekend along with the Top Fuel
dragster that they helped to an NHRA championship in 1...
Central Kitsap tight end Brion Anduze, who recently committed to
Arizona, and North Kitsap defensive lineman Chris Robinson were
named to the second team of
this All-State team.
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Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a proclamation recognizing Aug. 2 as
Washington Trails Day. It’s the second year in a row the governor
has made the proclamation.
“In Washington, we understand the importance of outdoor
recreation to our quality ...
Deadline for Summer themed challenge photos is FRIDAY,
For a recap of this challenge click here.
So here’s a shot of “Summer” that I snapped today:
Kaseem Bell, 11, floats in Wildcat Lake
on a sunny and warm Monday, July 28, 20...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...