Coming off his strong performance at the Pan Pacific
Championships last week, Nathan Adrian of Bremerton arrived in
Singapore in advance of the Singapore Swim Stars meet Sept.
The meet is a one-day event that features some of the elite
Contributed photo / City of Bainbridge
“I fell in love with the island the moment I got off the ferry and
could smell the trees,” says new BIPD Officer Jon Ledbetter.
Officer Jon Ledbetter became the third new hire for the
I was a bit slammed this whole week with assignments for the
upcoming high school football preview section so I am ONLY just
getting to this fair and rodeo recap (apologies).
I also figure that a recap of OUR favorite
shots would be a good opportu...
Washington pot shops haven’t really needed to advertise yet.
There’s so little recreational marijuana to go around that stores
are struggling just to keep product in stock.
Eventually though, there will be enough supply, and
enough stores o...
The in basket: Tom Baker of the city
of Bremerton electronic shop e-mailed me on July 24 to say, “I
happened to be in Bellevue during the I-90 lane closures, and paid
a bit more attention to the WSDOT Traffic Map on my Android phone.
I believe it is important to commemorate the final day of the
Glines Canyon Dam — even though only a relatively small chunk of
the structure had been left in place since February, when flows in
the Elwha River covered over the last 30 feet.
The Associated Press released a preseason poll for the first
time in recent memory.
Central Kitsap in the 3A and North Kitsap 2A were among teams to
1. Bothell (6) 0-0 92
2. Chiawana (2) 0-0 89
3. Skyline (1) 0-0 75
4. Federal Way ...
Washington State Ferries topped its goals last quarter for
reliability and on-time performance.
For April through June, ferries completed 99.5 percent of 40,823
scheduled trips. The goal is 99 percent. The 206 missed sailings
were 74 fewer than du...
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
During last year’s legislative race between Nathan Schlicher and
Jan Angel we attempted to get to the truth or truthiness of the
campaign ads sent by the candidates and their supporters. We also
looked at claims made in debates and letters to th...
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.
Surely you’ve seen the Pink-a-Nator. It’s hard to miss the
Pepto-Bismol pink utility truck with the slogan “Servin’ it up curb
The food truck dishing out specialty burgers, po’boys and other
hearty comestibles has had a regula...
Marc Blau, the executive director of the State of
Washington Sports Hall of Fame, sent out this press release on
Three new members of the State of Washington Sports Hall of
Fame will be inducted during the Rutgers-WSU Cougars football...
The Bremerton police blotter has been on
hiatus for about a month. With apologies, here’s the
Theft from a pay box, Burwell Street at Pacific
Avenue: Police responded to the Harborside Parking Garage for a
report of someone...
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...
With this streak of hot days, firing up the stove for a home
cooked meal is the last thing on your mind. A hot kitchen would not
be a very pleasant place to hang out. Wouldn’t you rather be on the
patio, sipping a chilled bottle of rosé with a ...
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.
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...
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 ...
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...