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The miracle of the ‘Great Give’

The miracle of the ‘Great Give’

More than $1 million expected to be donated May 2 for Kitsap non-profits

The miracle of the ‘Great Give’
Nineteen Kitsap County teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as Outstanding Educators at an awards ceremony and reception on March 21 in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. Standing from left, Barb Haga, Shelly Shockly, Mackenzie Allpress, Susan James, Julie Bowman, Michael McCurdy, Linda Brazeau, Mike McCorkle, Elisa Garcia, Betsy Carlson, Barbara Vandeleur, Drew Crandall, Michael Woods. Seated from left, Patty Moore, Claire Hallinan, Wendy Tweten, Amy Roth, Catherine Campbell, and Nathanial Zawlocki. Not pictured: Peggy Dunbar. (Contributed photo)

These teachers are tops: 19 honored by Delta Kamma Gamma chapter

POULSBO — Nineteen Kitsap teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as 2017 Outstanding Educators at an awards ceremony and reception on March 21 in the… Continue reading

Nineteen Kitsap County teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as Outstanding Educators at an awards ceremony and reception on March 21 in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. Standing from left, Barb Haga, Shelly Shockly, Mackenzie Allpress, Susan James, Julie Bowman, Michael McCurdy, Linda Brazeau, Mike McCorkle, Elisa Garcia, Betsy Carlson, Barbara Vandeleur, Drew Crandall, Michael Woods. Seated from left, Patty Moore, Claire Hallinan, Wendy Tweten, Amy Roth, Catherine Campbell, and Nathanial Zawlocki. Not pictured: Peggy Dunbar. (Contributed photo)
Kate Daniels, manager of Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton, shows off one of her favorite books in the store. Daniels said Independent Bookstore Day is “a day of celebration and for people who love reading and books and talking about books and all of the things that are nerdy and fun like that.”                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Celebrate independent bookstores April 29

Indie Bookstore Day celebrates small businesses in “a place of fellowship with fellow book lovers.”

Kate Daniels, manager of Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton, shows off one of her favorite books in the store. Daniels said Independent Bookstore Day is “a day of celebration and for people who love reading and books and talking about books and all of the things that are nerdy and fun like that.”                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
System of property assessment is flawed

System of property assessment is flawed

For 2017, we were hit with a large property assessment increase. We challenged and discovered that the assessor made an $84,000 mistake. The challenge took… Continue reading

System of property assessment is flawed
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success

Systemic problems in system of property assessments

Last year, my wife and I were the lucky winners of a 221-percent property assessment increase. We decided to appeal and I set out to… Continue reading

Resist government that threatens

When the Women’s March on Washington took place two weeks ago, around 3 million people marched worldwide. This is not normal. We have a responsibility… Continue reading

About that ‘legacy of destruction’

Indeed, Mr. Jackson, President Obama “leaves the White House with a legacy of destruction” (page A5, Jan. 13 North Kitsap Herald). The U.S. car industry… Continue reading

Bonnie Schober Powers

Bonnie Schober Powers

Bonnie Schober Powers March 5, 1952 - December 25, 2016 Following a valiant two-year battle with cancer, and surrounded by family, Bonnie Powers passed in… Continue reading

Bonnie Schober Powers
A girl named Wendy poses with flowers in this image from the Ometepe children’s photography project.

‘Our Silent World’: A view through an Ometepe child’s lens

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Born into silence and without the words to share the story of their lives, these 15 children will not be able to… Continue reading

A girl named Wendy poses with flowers in this image from the Ometepe children’s photography project.
John Chamberlain | Passages

John Chamberlain | Passages

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — John Thomas Chamberlain passed away peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 3. He was 96. He was born on Nov. 8, 1920… Continue reading

John Chamberlain | Passages

State senator is in good company

State Sen. Ericksen’s thoughtful proposal to send protesters to jail for “economic terrorism” has historic precedence and is still being used effectively by highly respected… Continue reading

Democratic Party losses are a good sign for this country

Mr. Behrend and Mr. Moriwaki need to give some thought to how this country was founded and begin respecting our history and values, as do… Continue reading

Supports better public transportation, but not fast ferries

The Kitsap County taxpayer is being asked to buy a new, locally managed, cross-sound ferry system and its terminals so that a few people can… Continue reading