Foster care

Port Orchard foster children were invited to The Riding Place to meet and even ride horses, as well as Santa.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Horses bring ‘unfiltered emotion’ to foster children

PORT ORCHARD — For some, horses are life. For others, they could grow up never even seeing a horse in person. Gerald Brown, manager of… Continue reading


Broken: Fixing state’s foster care system is Caldier’s personal quest

PORT ORCHARD — Having yet to reach the tumultuous teenage years, Michelle Caldier recalls another emerging turmoil in her life as a 9-year-old child living… Continue reading