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Six songs of protest that still resonate today

As the nation grapples with the continual systemic issues of racial injustice and police brutality, recently magnified by the death of George Floyd on May… Continue reading

 

Silverdale restaurant owner apologizes for confrontation during peaceful protest

One week after confronting a peaceful protester while holding a Taser, J.J. Meland, owner of Silverdale’s Maynard’s Restaurant, recently held a community conversation to apologize… Continue reading

 

Demonstrators call for racial justice at Poulsbo protest

The second Call for Justice protest of the week, organized by the Kitsap Equity Race And Community Engagement Coalition (ERACE), took place Tuesday afternoon at… Continue reading

 

Call for Justice protests scheduled for Poulsbo and Bainbridge

Protests will occur in Poulsbo on Tuesday and Bainbridge on Thursday

Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.

Impeachment supporters gather in Kingston

A large group of people gathered at the intersection of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston to support the impeachment of President Donald… Continue reading

Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.
(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)
More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

March for Our Lives promotes school safety and gun control | SLIDESHOW

The protest was one of hundreds throughout the U.S. in response to the Florida shooting Feb. 14.

More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Students hard at work. (Port Orchard Independent file photo)

Sixth-graders banned from using backpacks at Cedar Heights

Parents and students say the rule is making students late to class, among other problems

Students hard at work. (Port Orchard Independent file photo)

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