South Kitsap

Kitsap launches prescription drug discount card

Kitsap County today launched a discount card program to help consumers cope with the high price of prescription drugs.

COUNTY BRIEFS

Course offered for new home buyers

Memorial Day Observances

Sunset Lane hosts tribute ceremony

Ben Holland

Holland won’t leave Kitsap County in dutch

Kitsap County government will miss Ben Holland. But life will go on. “We have already gone through all the stages of grief,” said County Administrator Nancy Buonanno Grennan. “He will be very difficult to replace. We have county employees who have named their kids after him. He has been an amazing force.”

Ben Holland

What’s going wrong in Washington state?

In the wake of an earlier column about our state rejecting a $13.2 million education grant, people are asking, “What is going wrong in Washington?”

What’s on Exhibit

Eileen Schneegas’ featured exhibit this month at the old town Silverdale Fine Arts Gallery is something a bit out of the ordinary.

South Kitsap’s Sean Allison managed a seventh-place finish in the javelin.

Wolves don’t come away empty-handed

The South Kitsap boys track and field team went into Star Track with few competitors, but still managed to come away with points out of the competition Friday and Saturday at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

South Kitsap’s Sean Allison managed a seventh-place finish in the javelin.
Dicks tells Kitsap scouts about her ‘amazing ride’

Dicks tells Kitsap scouts about her ‘amazing ride’

The Kitsap County chapter of the Girl Scouts of America hosted its fifth annual Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, promoting the importance of scouting and featuring the wife of one of the state’s most prominent politicians as a speaker.

Dicks tells Kitsap scouts about her ‘amazing ride’

State’s voter security laws under assault

Sound Off is a public forum. Articles are selected from letters to the editor or may be written specifically for this feature. Today, Jonathan Bechtle, staff counsel for the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, describes efforts by an out-of-state group to prevent Washington from implementing regulations intended to safeguard the integrity of its elections.

The quality of WIAA’s mercy is not strained

A colleague was engaged in an intense debate with an official from the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

Virginia MacAulay

Virginia MacAulay

Virginia Marie MacAulay, of Whitefish, Mont., died in Bremerton on May 22, 2008.She was 60.She was born to John and Irene (Moore) Jetty on April… Continue reading

Virginia MacAulay

Anti-war group wanted to crash chamber’s party

Just as we were critical earlier this year when former Gov. Gary Locke visited Kitsap County and turned what should have been a simple address to local Boy Scouts into a poisonous rant about the Bush administration, and then again this month when former U.S. Attorney John McKay was invited as the keynote speaker for Kitsap County’s Law Day observance and devoted the opportunity to whining about having been fired, we would have been disappointed had the local chapter of Veterans for Peace been permitted to politicize Saturday’s Armed Forces Day parade in Bremerton.

Big Foot alive and well — and living in Olympia

If the state bureaucracy had a foot, it would probably be comparable to that of professional basketball player Shaquille O’Neal.

South Kitsap’s Shiloah Soete Riedel is tagged out at third base to snuff out a scoring opportunity against Kentlake.

Wolves’ stay short, sour

t Fastpitch team scores just three runs in two games at district tourney.

South Kitsap’s Shiloah Soete Riedel is tagged out at third base to snuff out a scoring opportunity against Kentlake.
The Armed Forces Day Parade is scheduled to take place in downtown Bremerton this morning.

Anti-war group won’t march in parade

An anti-war veteran’s group has been denied a place in today’s Armed Forces Day Parade because organizers feel its message is too political and because it violated the events rules a year ago.

The Armed Forces Day Parade is scheduled to take place in downtown Bremerton this morning.

Jail isn’t the answer

Sound Off is a public forum. Articles are selected from letters to the editor or may be written specifically for this feature. Today, Trent Blackburn responds to a Guest Opinion suggesting a different approach to dealing with marijuana laws.

Task force probing county’s financial woes

Our county commissioners have appointed a budget advisory committee to consider long-term trends in spending and revenue and to recommend particular policies that ought to be followed.

Beach bacteria concerns? State wants to know

Concerned about the water quality at a local beach? Want to know which beaches state and local health agencies are looking after? Think some of those beaches ought to be ignored?

10 years later, the Mo’s leaving still stinks

It will be 10 years on May 23 since the USS Missouri was towed out of Bremerton on its journey to its new home in Pearl Harbor in a shameful exhibition of the Navy kowtowing to legislative clout and using chicanery to do it.

Marijuana: It’s time for a serious conversation

A college student loses his financial aid because of a youthful indiscretion.