The winter edition of our West Sound Guide to the Outdoors
hits the stands this weekend. The guide went out with the paper
late last month and was in last week’s Bainbridge Islander. If you
missed it, you can pick it up for $3 at all Kitsap Safe...
If you can only make it out to one or two wrestling local
wrestling tournament this season, consider these as the best
Olympic Duals, Dec. 14, Kitsap Sun Pavilion—One
of the best team-centric tournaments around. Every team in
Since most of us likely reading this blog were unable to attend
the 2013 Golden Goggles, you’ll have to check out this video from
vloggers Eve and Candace and their interview of Nathan Adrian (it starts at the
3:05 mark) and Jimmy Feigen.
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.
Kitsap has a 9/11 memorial, but nothing to commemorate Pearl
Harbor. The closest thing, according to preservationist Mick
Hersey, is a site at Illahee State Park with 5-inch guns from the
USS West Virginia and a sign board heralding Dorie Miller, ...
Peninsula Dance Theatre’s Alex Murray
portrays the Snow Queen as she dances across the stage during dress
rehearsal for the Nutcracker in Bremerton on Wednesday, December 3,
2013. Performances of the ballet will be held at the Bremerton High
You’ve probably read somewhere about egg dishes and wine being a
But if you look at eggs as a vehicle for other wine friendly
ingredients, therein lies the key to matching egg dishes with egg
Another good rule to rem...
Some of my favorite athletes — the cowboys who compete in the
PRCA — are gathering in Las Vegas for the Wrangler National Finals
The annual awards banquet is tonight and Silverdale’s Randy
Corley, the voice of the Kitsap Stampede, is ...
The in basket: Diane Van Fossen of Silverdale says she often
sees pedestrians walking on the south shoulder of Bucklin Hill Road
even though there is a sidewalk on the other side of the road.
She had just read an earlier Road Warrior column about ...
I’ve been whining about this for years now. Why do we have to
pay the entire cost of building the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge with
tolls when the state is helping to fund the new 520 floating bridge
and other mega-projects. Now I have Rep. Larry S...
Derek Kilmer, Democratic congressman from these parts, was in
the office last week talking about a lot of issues. Of particular
import was his estimation that the House and Senate in Washington,
DC will work out a budget that ends sequestration. I...
Bainbridge Island chef Brendan McGill
isn’t confining his ambitions to the west side of the water.
The owner of Hitchcock
restaurant in Winslow has opened Altstadt,
a German-style beer hall in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. A grand
There are still a lot of questions left unanswered in the
weather models regarding our next likely snow chance, but one thing
is certain–it’s going to get very cold around here!
Questions? Comments? Photos? E-...
Today is World Aids day . Its an international day of
awareness and action . Approximately 34 million people are
living with HIV today , and about 35 million Have died . Som...
For the past year, online comedian/vlogger Ze Frank has been
narrating and producing videos about the strange behavior of
various animals. He seems to pay particular attention to matters of
reproduction, digestion and other physiological functions...
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.
Hospice from a patient’s point of view
The real story, told by Mike McDonald and re-printed here with
permission. Mike has fought COPD for many years yet volunteered his
webmaster skills to EFFORTS, emphysema.net – a COPD patient driven
A report released earlier this month found that American youth
are frequently misinformed when it comes to civic and political
What’s one easy thing that YOU can do to support civic
engagement of our community’s young people? Tell the ...
A documentary film about Bainbridge Island’s anchored-out
liveaboards is set to screen at the Celluloid
Bainbridge Film Festival on Nov. 2 at 10 a.m.
Island filmmaker Mark Davis worked on “Against the Tide” for
years, filming numerous city ...
There is this wonderful scene from Pooh’s Grand Adventure (persevere through the
advertisement!) that perfectly captures my feelings about this time
“Hot chocolate-y mornings and
toasty marshmallow evenings inde...
The 2013 season was the first time the Kitsap Pumas failed to
make the postseason in the Premier Development League. I guess it
shouldn’t be a surprise then that no Pumas made it on the PDL’s
All-Western Conference team (another first). Here a...
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
My name is Cody Lemley. I am 22 years old and have been an mma
junkie for the last 10 years. I remember the first fight to
get me hooked when Randy Couture gave Tito Ortiz a thorough beating
over 5 rounds to capture the light heavy weight cro...
Graph by WASPC.
The yearly tabulation of crime stats, courtesy of the
Washington Association of Sheriffs
and Police Chiefs, is out. The Crime
in Washington 2012 report is chock-full of trends, some
good and some bad. Here’s some of ...
The Guest House Inn & Suites, located
at 19801 7th St. here in Poulsbo, was
recently the recipient of two awards from Boomerang Hotels,
their franchise parent company.
The first award, Inn of the Year, is bestowed...
More Plant Sales
Hello Dear Readers – Here are three more plants sales on
Kingston Garden Club – Saturday May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
the Kingston Community Center on Highway 104 just before the ferry
Holly Ridge Center – G...
Third annual event to benefit the homeless in Kitsap county.
Open to people of all ages and abilities. Light snacks and drinks
before the run and a bbq lunch and award ceremony after it. WHERE:
Evergreen Park, 1400 Park Ave., Bremerton WHEN:...
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
Milt Priggee is a longtime editorial cartoonist, and over his career has drawn for Crain’s Chicago Business, Spokane Spokesman-Review, Puget Sound Business Journal and seattlepi.com. He lives and works on Whidbey Island, producing cartoons for newspapers around the state and country. See more of his work at www.miltpriggee.com.
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...
I love Mexican food and Puerto Vallarta is one of my favorites
on the peninsula. My husband and I took an out of town visitor to
this old favorite and it lived up to its past trips. Our guest
enjoyed the kitschy interior decorations and the great ...
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