Sophie Bonomi

Candidate and mother draw attention to drugs in Kingston park

Within feet from of Kingston’s new Village Green Community Center — encompassing a library, senior center and Boys & Girls Club — a heroin needle, crack pipe, and a make-shift meth straw were found within a 5-foot radius on a forest trail leading to the park.

Baseball campers learn ‘fun’damentals

Baseball campers learn ‘fun’damentals — Vikings share their knowledge of the game.

Making the invisible visible: Kitsap artists help tell vendors’ stories in portraits

It was unlike an art exhibit one might expect to see in Seattle. There was no expensive champagne, no high-priced landscapes lining white walls. This was raw. This was real.

“The Guardian Stone” — Poulsbo’s latest cultural art piece unveiled at waterfront park

Artist Lisa Stirrett unveiled her latest public artwork, “The Guardian Stone,” at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park.

Hudson Auto tree-replacement should be finished in spring

More than six months after he cut down several curbside trees in front of his auto dealership on Viking Avenue, Darrin Hudson has filed with the city a landscape plan he says will “look nicer and more eye appealing.”

Two players, one heart: Bobby Schmidt plays prep football for a buddy who didn’t get the chance

Bob and Carrie Schmidt sat with their son Bobby at Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas, waiting for the results of a bone marrow biopsy performed the day before. They followed their doctor down a hallway, walked into a small office and shut the door. The walls were beige under the dimly lit fluorescent light.

At Ultraman World Championship, ‘Persistence is key’

Few would argue that swimming miles in ocean currents, climbing 7,600 vertical feet, and running a double marathon is an incredible accomplishment to complete in three days. But for two Kitsap County residents, the 320-mile Ultraman World Championship — Nov. 27-29 in Hawaii — was a journey to overcome fear, harsh and hazardous conditions, and to redefine their personal best.

Gulf War veteran presented with ‘Quilt of Valor’ | Veterans Day feature

Jay Humphries stood before the crowd of students and staff members at Gateway Christian School’s Peterson Hall and told of his experience as a military gunner, sniper and medic in Iraq. In April 1991, while deployed there, he stepped on a land mine. “I lost both legs, one eye, the other eye was badly injured,” he said.

Doubles champs have been best friends since fifth grade

North Kitsap seniors Nick Butler and Josh Benson won the District Doubles Tournament Oct. 31 at the Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center in Bremerton.

Robbins, Almond elected to school board; Webb leads by 99 votes | North Kitsap School Board

Voters elected two new members of the North Kitsap School Board Nov. 3. A third position was too close to call. Retired principal Glen Robbins defeated Scott Henden in the race for North Kitsap School Board, District 4.