Leslie Kelly

Jay Yeager's tattoo after one removal treatment.

A new method to remove that ‘mistaken’ tattoo

It was just one of those times. Young sailors on shore leave, out for a good time in Everett. The next morning, Jay Yeager woke up with a large tattoo scrolled across his back. It read “In Nominee Patris, et Filii et Spiritus Sancti.”

 

Caregivers say providing companionship and/or assistance to others is a rewarding experience.

Lending a helping hand | Kitsap Weekly

Martha & Mary's At HOME Program helps older residents stay independent

 

Kathleen Sutton inspired the fund that bears her name.

Kathleen Sutton Fund helps ‘any woman who comes to us’ | Kitsap Weekly

The nonprofit fund helps cover travel expenses for women who are being treated for cancer. The 13th annual auction to support that effort is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4, in Port Gamble.

 

Blue-ribbon livestock in the Kitsap County Fair have always been a big draw. This photo shows cows and calves entered in 1923.

Fair begins to come together weeks ahead of time | Kitsap County Fair

Leota Lewis doesn’t expect to see a lot of blackberry pies at this year’s Kitsap County Fair. “The blackberries are already ripe now,” Lewis said in mid-July. She is superintendent of pies for the fair. “Usually they don’t ripen until mid August. I expect that means fewer blackberry pies, unless they’re made up early and frozen.”

Blue-ribbon livestock in the Kitsap County Fair have always been a big draw. This photo shows cows and calves entered in 1923.
At a previous X-Treme Air Dogs competition

X-Treme Air Dogs make extreme jumps to entertain | Kitsap County Fair

The competition will be featured at the Kitsap County Fair each day, with training events in the morning and competition in the afternoon. And the best part about it is anyone can bring their dog out to try it.

At a previous X-Treme Air Dogs competition
Case Levenson and Jonathan Evison at Sundance for the premiere of the film

A friendship that will outlast the fame | Kitsap Weekly

Case Levenson, Jonathan Evison, and the relationship that became the basis for a book and film, "The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving."

Case Levenson and Jonathan Evison at Sundance for the premiere of the film
Nichole Alexander

Women inmates, cats help each other build new lives | Kitsap Weekly

Patrick has known hardships. He’s shy. He doesn’t like meeting new people. Sometimes he’s afraid to show his face. He’s been passed over many times in life. Much like Patrick, Nichole knows hardships. She’s been in trouble. She’s made bad decisions. And she’s been rejected.

Nichole Alexander

Rehab centers in Kitsap will have new ownership

Bremerton Health & Rehabilitation and Forest Ridge Health & Rehabilitation, also in Bremerton, are being sold by Extendicare to Formation Capital, LLC, a healthcare-focused private investment firm and an affiliate of Safanad Inc., a global principal investment firm.

John Glasser

Blackberry Festival brings crowds to downtown Bremerton

Music, fly-overs, blackberry everything adds to the annual festival

John Glasser
Reacting to incidents of police violence against young black men

More than 100 march to bring attention to police violence

Religious and community leaders in Bremerton staged a rally Sunday to bring attention to incidents of police violence across America.

Reacting to incidents of police violence against young black men
Mike Sullivan

Councilman Mike Sullivan has his game face on

BREMERTON—Facing a diagnosis of Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Bremerton City Councilman Mike Sullivan is far from giving up. “There’s a clock running,” he said. “We just don’t know how big that clock is.” Sullivan, 65, who spoke by phone from his home on Tuesday, said he’s undergoing chemotherapy and plans to be back at work “as soon I begin to react favorably to the chemo.”

Mike Sullivan
A California-based retail development company has plans for a new shopping center near NW Greaves Way and Highway 3

California-based company plans retail development in Silverdale

Company officials said they have already begun negotiations with about a dozen tenants

A California-based retail development company has plans for a new shopping center near NW Greaves Way and Highway 3

Leaders hear pitch from Kitsap Transit for fast foot ferry service

The consultant team recommended that the routes from Kitsap County to Seattle be phased in

Jeff  Berger finds direct work with the animals rewarding.

Caring volunteer gives time to shelter cats

Not hardly a Wednesday goes by that Jeff Berger isn’t snuggling with a cat at the Kitsap Human Society. It might be his love for animals. Or it might just be an addiction.

Jeff  Berger finds direct work with the animals rewarding.

Low income housing getting harder to find

"With sequestration, what was a bad situation is becoming an even worse situation."

The topic of the Bremerton marina’s 65 percent vacancy rate has led to heated discussions between the city and port commissioners over what form of management is best to get more boats to call the marina home.

Empty Bremerton marina continues to be a hot topic

Port of Bremerton Commissioner Roger Zabinski took a moment at the end of Wednesday’s port meeting to let the other commissioners know he’d had a conversation with Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent.

The topic of the Bremerton marina’s 65 percent vacancy rate has led to heated discussions between the city and port commissioners over what form of management is best to get more boats to call the marina home.

Safe Drains hopes to locate operations in Bremerton

An international company that makes filters for storm drains wants to locate a production plant in Bremerton and is looking at the best economic fit for the company.

During the “Time of Remembrance” service last year

Memorial Day weekend is filled with events

Memorial Day weekend is often thought of as the beginning of summer. It’s also the time to honor those who have lost their lives in service to this country. This year, the Central Kitsap area and Bremerton have planned events that will help fill the long weekend with reflection and fun.

During the “Time of Remembrance” service last year

Board puts kibosh on pot production at port

There will be no pot production on port property. That was the decision of the Port of Bremerton board of commissioners this week when they passed a resolution banning the cultivation, distribution, sale or use of marijuana on port property.

Last year’s honorees posed for a photo after the event.

YWCA seeks Women of Achievement nominees

The YWCA is looking for nominees for the Kitsap County’s Women of Achievement award.

Last year’s honorees posed for a photo after the event.