Environment

Suquamish Tribe to sue King County over repeated sewage spills in Puget Sound

Tribe gave King County 60 days notice to file a lawsuit for continual violations of Clean Water Act

 

Great Peninsula Conservancy postpones upcoming events

Annual Spring Dinner will be made up in October

 

Conservancy and county team up on local tree planting

Event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to noon; volunteers needed

Local private school will study Kitsap Lake algae blooms

School project looks to prevent recurrent algal blooms at Kitsap Lake

AG Ferguson asks court to block EPA’s attempt to repeal Clean Water Rules

Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently filed a lawsuit to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule that defines what waters qualify… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Kitsap Audubon Society)

Kitsap Audobon Society to host Senator Christine Rolfes

Senator Christine Rolfes has been invited as a special guest to the Kitsap Audubon Society meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Kitsap Audubon Society)

Kitsap Conservation District partners with landowner to restore Carpenter Creek wetland

Landowner Keith Beebe lives off of Barber Cutoff Road in Kingston and recently initiated a restoration plan for the Kitsap Conservation District along the Carpenter… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Madrona Eickmeyer)

Kingston students participate in global climate change strike

Students from Kingston High School recently joined thousands of other young people around the world on in a global youth strike demanding action on climate… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Madrona Eickmeyer)

Kilmer, Heck seek funding for Puget Sound recovery programs

Interior Appropriations Bill includes a $3 million increase in Puget Sound Geographic Program

A rain-swollen Dogfish Creek overflows its banks, as seen from an office window at Coffee Oasis, Dec. 19. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Two houses on Dogfish Creek coming down in January

Next, the city will restore the stream channel, flood plain, and riparian buffer

A rain-swollen Dogfish Creek overflows its banks, as seen from an office window at Coffee Oasis, Dec. 19. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group
Adelia Ritchie at the Greater Hansville Community Center during a recent Tuesday Talk on global climate change.
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Hansville heats up with climate change discussion

HANSVILLE — The big discussion on global climate change came to a small corner of the Kitsap Peninsula Nov. 14. Adelia Ritchie led the Tuesday… Continue reading

Adelia Ritchie at the Greater Hansville Community Center during a recent Tuesday Talk on global climate change.
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Atlantic salmon must go | Being Frank

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the… Continue reading

It’s time to end the practice of fish farming in our waters | In Our Opinion

Gov. Jay Inslee directed the Department of Ecology on Aug. 26 to put a hold on any new permits for Atlantic salmon farm pens until… Continue reading

Atlantic salmon must go | Being Frank

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the… Continue reading

It’s time to end the practice of fish farming in our waters | In Our Opinion

Gov. Jay Inslee directed the Department of Ecology on Aug. 26 to put a hold on any new permits for Atlantic salmon farm pens until… Continue reading

Flotilla protests Rich Passage fish pens

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Opponents to fish farming protested Sept. 16 in Rich Passage, the site of pens of non-native Atlantic salmon farmed by Cooke Aquaculture.… Continue reading

Break the cycle for a simpler life | Choices for the Future

Summers in the Pacific Northwest are truly glorious. Are you getting as much time to enjoy the summer as you’d like? Many of us who… Continue reading