Sound Off is a public forum. Today, Port Orchard resident Marty Erath responds to a recent article in the Independent about the controversy created at Cedar Heights Junior High over his daughter’s nose ring, and a pair of recent letters to the editor discussing the issue.
Describing Robbin Leeroy Harper as a predatory monster who wore “kid gloves over an iron fist,” victims and followers of the pastor convicted of molesting several of his young female church members urged Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jay Roof to put him behind bars for the rest of his life.
Local residents wanting to see the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge named after the late Sen. Bob Oke packed the Port of Bremerton’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday to hear whether a resolution supporting the honor would be approved.
At this year’s seagull calling contest next month, participants can do more than just talk to the birds — they can eat them, too.
For its 20th annual bird-calling event, the Port Orchard Chamber will be hosting a “Seagull” Wing Cook-off, where local chefs and caterers will put their fowl-frying skills to the test.
A planned development that could bring more than 1,400 new homes to the McCormick Woods area hit a speed bump after local fire officials expressed concern about their ability to provide emergency services to the area.
Head past Gold Mountain Golf Course, straddle the Mason-Kitsap County line and eventually emerge through the wooded terrain at Erickson Lake.
Some might say Dick Baird couldn’t be farther from his coaching tenure at the University of Washington or playing days at Washington State.
Patty Cochrell’s father always asked her when she was going to become a hospital’s chief operations officer (COO).
Although Malcolm McPhee didn’t live to see the day his daughter became Harrison Medical Center’s COO and executive vice president, Cochrell knows her dad is proud of her.
Cochrell, of Poulsbo, took on the newly created position of COO and executive vice president in November.
Two weeks ago, I shut off my winter heat, rendering my house a nice toasty 59 degrees on a sunny day. Toss snow into the equation of “I’m going to save money (and carbon) even if it hurts me,” and the temperature does a quick loopy-loop on its rapid plunge to 54 degrees.
Even before she was crowned this year’s Fathoms o’Fun Queen, Sandy Bradley’s mother said the 18-year-old had done plenty to make her proud.
We expect great things from her,” said Leanne Bradley, describing her daughter as a “whiz” with a natural curiosity who has been “reading since she was 3-years-old.”
A series of eight advisory meetings sponsored by the Washington State Ferry system wound up this week with local gatherings in Bremerton and Vashon Island.
This followed others that took place in Southworth, Bainbridge Island and four other locations throughout the region.
The Elizabeth Ellington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host an Awards Tea at 2 p.m. on April 5 at Central Valley Christian Fellowship, 6869 Central Valley Road NE, in Bremerton.
Two years ago, South Kitsap Helpline Executive Director Jennifer Hardison launched a program to help hungry young tummies get through the summer.
This week, thanks to help from Wal-Mart, Hardison is expanding the program to include Spring Break.