Life

A Fallout of Birds –

When people hear the term “fallout,” they usually think of windborne nuclear particles. But for avid birders, an avian fallout is more electrifying than radioactive… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

 

It’s (almost) summer

The clock has sprung forward, the sun is finally up when I drive to work and it occasionally stops raining. I even need to wear… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

 

Mrs. Muir’s House is bringing treasures from overseas to Port Gamble

Mrs. Muir’s House ~ Teas and Treasures owner Chris Wingren recently took a trip to Birmingham, England to the Spring Fair Gift Show to see… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

 

A collection of thoughts on the AK-15

On Feb. 14, America shifted toward gun reform. That was the day the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida endured the mass shooting that… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

ShareNet Celebrates 25 Years of Service

After a long and productive history of operating under Bayside Church’s 501(c)(3), ShareNet is now its own Washington State Nonprofit Corporation and celebrating 25 years… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Village Green Foundation ready to cross the finish line on capital campaign

We are excited to share that we’re about to cross the finish line on the Village Green Foundation’s Capital Campaign. To help ensure this outcome,… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Kingston Rotary Golf Tournament Coming Soon

If you are a business owner, a key objective is to establish your brand in the market you serve. You do this through advertising and… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

What’s Coming Up, Going Up

A very special Tuesday Talk is on the horizon, given by Hansville’s popular weather guru, Greg Johnson. Also, in case of really terrible weather or… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Whats happening at the library

Lynda.com hosts a growing library of over 3,000 courses and 130,000 instructional videos delivered by expert instructors. Brush up on popular professional computer applications like… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Safe disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medicines

Perhaps you’ve been noticing new blue collection bins around. These support the safe disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medicines. Based on some recent Facebook… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

How Kingston and Bond Road got their names

Our club was busy in March as we conducted a very successful food drive on March 24. Thank you to all who contributed to support… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Stuff the Bus, Stamp Out Hunger food drives next month

Food collected benefit the South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank.

COMPASS & CLOCK | Navigating life today to remain independent tomorrow

Orphan: A person without protective affiliation or sponsorship (Dictionary.com) The aging of the Baby Boomer generation has led to a silver tsunami of “elder orphans.”… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2018

BOOK ENDS

Although it’s not unusual for a husband and wife to both be authors, and it isn’t unusual for them to write in different genres, this… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018

Neighbors Helping Neighbors |Celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Month

Gratitude manifests in forms beyond a “thank you” and arises more often than not from our volunteers themselves and the community we serve. Have you… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018
The Chiefs redo the gravesite of Anna Turpin to make a place for John Henry Turpin’s memorial stone.
                                Marion Hersey / Courtesy photo

Navy honor long over due

BREMERTON — Chief Gunner’s Mate John “Dick” Turpin may have died more then 50 years ago, but his memory and sacrifice has not been forgotten.… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018
The Chiefs redo the gravesite of Anna Turpin to make a place for John Henry Turpin’s memorial stone.
                                Marion Hersey / Courtesy photo
<em>Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Wozniak, from Orlando, Florida, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), eats lunch with his wife at a Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation marriage enrichment workshop on March 24.</em>
                                Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Greg Hall / U.S. Navy

Strong marriages improve Nimitz’s mission readiness

BANGOR — “Marriage and family readiness ultimately equates to mission readiness,” said Scott Radetski, Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) subcontractor. “CREDO is about more… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018
<em>Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Wozniak, from Orlando, Florida, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), eats lunch with his wife at a Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation marriage enrichment workshop on March 24.</em>
                                Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Greg Hall / U.S. Navy

Port Orchard’s Community Service Day rescheduled for April 14

Bad weather expected on Saturday, so plans have been delayed.

Three local poets will read at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse April 7.

The readings will begin at 7 p.m. and will be followed by an open mic session. All are welcome to come to the mic and… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2018

Spring Daze show April 28-29

The event is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Port Orchard.