As I end my time at the newspaper this week, I realize there is a lot I will miss. Seeing my byline makes my heart flutter. And when strangers stop me and ask, “Don’t you write for the newspaper?,” I’m flattered to be recognized.
Jim Curry brings tribute concert to Bremerton March 18.
If you want to feel like a piece of fish thrown to a flock of hungry seagulls, simply walk down the ramp at Colman Dock in Seattle.
North Kitsap photographer Steven Kazlowski brings home the splendor of the Alaskan Arctic
Funerals always make me cry. Not the dainty cry of a polished actor who elegantly lets a tear fall from the corner of her eye and gently roll down her cheek.
Weavers create beautiful things, and they stay fit doing it.
Settling into a darkened movie theater, large popcorn in hand, ready to sit back and enjoy the show, when in walks a parent with small children.
70 years ago Sunday, FDR signed an order sending 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry, including residents of Bainbridge Island, to internment camps
For goodness’ sake, if you are obviously ill, don’t go into work.
Couponers share their cash-saving secrets: If your last grocery trip emptied your wallet, coupon guru Lanelle Devlin has some advice
It was supposed to cause a laugh or two, not catch our kitchen on fire.
Navigating the ins and outs of Kitsap County jury service
It used to be that whenever an email from “Carl” showed up in my inbox, I would cringe. “Conceited Carl,” I nicknamed him, for his messages were frequently terse and borderline rude.
When I am dining with others and receive one check, I worry about a “fair” split.
In this local TV web series, characters’ medical challenges give them superabilities.
Plus: I have noticed fellow dog owners responsibly bagging their dog’s waste, and then depositing it in the first personal garbage can they pass. Is the “pick up” the important task, or disposal choice just as important?
Dear Erin, When it was my turn in line, should I have waited until a non-handicap accessible spot opened?
From easygoing to epic, there are lots of ways to ring in the New Year in Kitsap.
Standing on his tiptoes to see over the high counter, the young boy asked me to wrap his gift in the fanciest paper. “It’s for my mom,” he said as he slid the bag toward me. “Make sure to take off the prices. I don’t want her to know how much I spent.”
On Christmas Eve, John Floyd will read to his wife from the book of Matthew in the Bible, just as he has for 53 years. Instead of reading from their home in Port Townsend, for the fourth year in a row he’ll be reading at the Messenger House Care Center on Bainbridge Island.
The Silverdale-based Maasai Women’s Education and Empowerment Program USA was awarded the Kitsap Peninsula Global Humanitarian Award Dec. 4, at the 2011 RESULTS Benefit Luncheon.
Most people’s Christmas wishes don’t include shampoo, toothbrushes or diapers. But for participants in the YWCA Adopt-a-Family holiday program, sensible items often top the list.
Dear Erin, I want to show my appreciation, but I don’t want to break the bank.