Martha & Mary’s At HOME Program helps older residents stay independent
When Neil Lockwood was called to the principal’s office recently, he got nervous. “It was right in the middle of jazz class,” said Neil, a senior at North Kitsap High School. “I was really wondering what was up.” When he reached the principal’s office, he saw Principal Megan Sawicki standing there, holding a letter.
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.”
For many kids, the first day back at school is something they dread.
But not at South Kitsap School District’s Hidden Creek and South Colby elementary schools. And that’s because there are “Tunnels of Hope.”
The newest neighbor in The Trails opened Monday, Aug. 1, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. More than 100 people were in line at 6 a.m. to get a free coffee mug and free refills for the next year.
Through a lot of planning and a bit of elbow grease, Coreen Haydock and Steve Sego have spent the better part of the last year making sure the Port Orchard Public Market didn’t lose its restaurant.
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.
There’s no doing things small in Port Orchard.
As is the case with Fathoms O’ Fun, Port Orchard’s Festival of Chimes & Lights is a big celebration — the largest holiday festival in Kitsap County, according to organizers.
For many people, the Kitsap County Fair is all about the stampede and rodeo. This year’s stampede and rodeo will be Joe Drouin’s 30th. Drouin is the rodeo director and has been helping stage the rodeo at the fair for 30 years.
This year’s stampede and rodeo will be Joe Drouin’s 30th. Drouin is the rodeo director and has been helping stage the rodeo at the fair for 30 years.
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.
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.”