Kitsap County

Dramatic illusions or basic reality? | Stars Above Kitsap

Planets and signs behave and misbehave - just like we do. The current cosmic snapshot shows two months of see-sawing between ‘whatever’ and in your… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Yakima Valley remains the cradle of Washington wine | Northwest Wines

The Yakima Valley is the heart of the Washington wine industry. It is dripping with history, leading us to dub it the cradle of the… Continue reading

The many facets of dream symbols | Dream Times

Unassuming dream images, feelings or impressions are often dismissed as insignificant in our high-tech world of complexities and left-brained machinations. An image that threads various… Continue reading

Bird Song Memory Hooks | Kitsap Birding

Exuberance bursts into song each spring as yards come alive with courting birds. The songs may sound jumbled to the untrained ear, but avid birders… Continue reading

‘WAServes’ works to improve quality of care, access to critical services for service members, veterans and their families

SEATTLE — The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University and the Schultz Family Foundation have launched WAServes, a network of veteran service… Continue reading

Grassroots ‘resistance’ event March 11 at McClouds

BREMERTON — The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a grassroots mobilization platform called on March 11. Across the nation, people in hundreds of… Continue reading

Application deadline April 30 for Flotsam and Jetsam Garden Club scholarships, grants

HANSVILLE — The Flotsam and Jetsam Garden Club of Hansville is offering scholarships of $1,000 to $3,000 to students pursuing degrees or certificates in an… Continue reading

The day Kingston was bombed

A weapon of war reached Apple Tree Point

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

Paws Gourmet Bakery moves to Silverdale

SILVERDALE — Paws Gourmet Bakery is moving in and settling down. This bakery is a little different than the average: they focus on fun, whimsical,… Continue reading


The following births were reported by Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton. Dec. 15: To Katrina and Erik Overby Jr. of Poulsbo, a boy. Dec. 16: To… Continue reading

State disciplines local health care providers

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in Kitsap. The Pharmacy Commission… Continue reading

Laughing Dog Kitchen raises funds for a food truck at pop-up location fundraiser March 3

BREMERTON — “Some people like cupcakes exclusively, while myself I say there is naught, nor ought there be, nothing so exalted on the face of… Continue reading

Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls | Photo Slideshow

BREMERTON — Crowds of people spanned the Manette Bridge starting at 1 p.m. Feb. 25 for the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil. The vigil,… Continue reading

Make a difference with a little note to your senator

BREMERTON — In an effort to provide a sense of community with a bit of action, Marit Bockelie, owner of Bremerton Letterpress Co., and Maggie… Continue reading

‘We must be vigilant and not live in fear’: Statement from Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson

Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson issued the following statement Feb. 23 regarding the recent homicides in Seabeck. To the citizens of Kitsap County: Over the… Continue reading

Town hall meeting more love fest than protest

BREMERTON — Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Bremerton, held a mid-week town hall meeting Feb. 22 at the Admiral Theatre in downtown Bremerton. As recent congressional town… Continue reading

“Movers and groovers”: Dance the night away at the “Dance of the Decades”

BREMERTON — “When was the last time you went dancing?” Sharon Weathers asks that of all “movers and groovers” in Kitsap County. If it was… Continue reading

“A memory, a monologue, a rant and a prayer”: Tonight’s benefit supports YWCA of Kitsap

BREMERTON — Support the YWCA of Kitsap County with a lot of laughs, a few serious thoughts and a bit of money at the benefit… Continue reading