Hospice of Kitsap County formally opened its Bremerton Care Center this week and plans to begin receiving patients within the next four to six weeks.
On Tuesday night the Port Orchard City Council was set to discuss the Tremont widening and roundabout construction following concerns presented by emergency response officials, but early in the meeting the discussion was tabled until the next study session, scheduled for May 20.
With a strong Wisconsin accent and unending enthusiasm, avid gardener and television personality Ciscoe Morris offered tips to South Kitsap merchants on how to brighten their store fronts.
Audio extra: Morris gives a few pointers on making a great container garden.
There are two things that really bother Dave Peterson — bottled water and cell phones.
“We spend $6 billion a year on bottled water,” he said, pulling that particular statistic out of thin air, and acknowledging that it many not be true. “Imagine what we could buy with $6 billion. I carry a cell phone, but I only use it once or twice a day. It’s amazing to see people who do nothing but talk into their cell phones. What did we do before?”
For those wondering when exactly spring is going to start, never fear — the Farmers Market will soon be here.
“When our farmers market starts, it is reliably and safely spring,” said Pam Moyer, president of the Port Orchard Farmers Market, which is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the waterfront market this year.
Nearly a year after voters defeated a levy lift, the Kitsap County Library system has cut its costs and cleaned up its finances.
“We’re getting our spending in line with our income,” said KRL Director Jill Jean. “Before, we always had the ability to get the money we needed in order to expand or do whatever we wanted to do. Now, the economy is worsening, and we’re hearing that we need to live within our means like everybody else.”
A pair of medical marijuana cases were heard in Kitsap County Superior Court this week, both concerning patients taking the controlled substance for pain management under a doctor’s supervision.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is undertaking a process that will eventually result in the development of long-term management plans for the central Kitsap-area state parks, which include Blake Island, Manchester, Illahee, and Scenic Beach state parks, as well as the Square Lake and Camp Calvinwood state properties.