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 Poulsbo city planning department gave
the green light Tuesday for a Sonic Drive-In restaurant.
Plans for the much-hyped fast food restaurant were
submitted back in April. The Sonic will be built at the
northwest corner of Highway 3...
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...
I’ve completed the seventh story package in a 10-part series
examining the Puget Sound ecosystem, with a special focus on
indicators of ecological health. We’re calling the project “Taking
the Pulse of Puget Sound.”
Jenifer McIntyre of th...
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...
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.
On Monday when we heard the scanner call of a drowning at Island
Lake my heart stopped a bit. My family had been there the evening
before. My youngest, Apollo, he who cuts his own hair, had been
swimming. It’s what you do when it’s warm out....
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
following items were taken from Bainbridge Island police reports by
reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit
bainbridgeislander.com and click on Bainbridge blog link on the
right side of the screen.
log stats from July 6 to July 1...
I’ll have a story on Central Kitsap’s new girls basketball coach
Nikki Nelson in Thursday’s Kitsap Sun.
But until then, here’s a little something to wet your whistle on
CK’s latest hire. Nelson, a Chewelah native (that’s about an hour
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...