Suquamish

Pedestrian struck by car near Agate Pass Bridge

SUQUAMISH –A Kingston woman was struck by a car at 11:25 p.m. Feb. 3 while she walked across Highway 305 near the Agate Pass Bridge.… Continue reading

Calina Lawrence … Suquamish art-ivist is taking a stand for environmental and social justice through her music and poetry. (Image: From her video, “Don’t Count Me Out”)

Suquamish art-ivist uses the power of poetry, song in social justice movement

‘It’s an honor to be a part and to celebrate and to speak truth’

Calina Lawrence … Suquamish art-ivist is taking a stand for environmental and social justice through her music and poetry. (Image: From her video, “Don’t Count Me Out”)
Revitalized school garden takes root

Revitalized school garden takes root

Suquamish Elementary students will learn about gardening, botany and healthy eating

Revitalized school garden takes root
Calina Lawrence participated in the Golden Globes’ stand in solidarity against sexual harassment Jan. 6. Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group file photo

Calina Lawrence of Suquamish participates in Golden Globes

One of eight advocates, activists invited to attend

Calina Lawrence participated in the Golden Globes’ stand in solidarity against sexual harassment Jan. 6. Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group file photo
Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks about the rich cultural and maritime history of the Suquamish people at the keel-laying ceremony for the MV Suquamish, May 9, 2016. The Suquamish, the newest state ferry, was christened on Jan. 4. Nearly all the contemporary Washington State Ferries system routes traverse historically documented Suquamish canoe travel corridors. (Washington State Ferries photo)

State christens newest ferry Suquamish

Will serve passengers on the Mukilteo/Clinton route later this year

Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks about the rich cultural and maritime history of the Suquamish people at the keel-laying ceremony for the MV Suquamish, May 9, 2016. The Suquamish, the newest state ferry, was christened on Jan. 4. Nearly all the contemporary Washington State Ferries system routes traverse historically documented Suquamish canoe travel corridors. (Washington State Ferries photo)
<em>Chief Kitsap Academy sophomore Miya Smith looks to make a bounce pass against Klahowya on Dec. 19. </em> Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Bright future is in sight for CKA Bears

Girls getting themselves ready ‘for another level of hoops’

<em>Chief Kitsap Academy sophomore Miya Smith looks to make a bounce pass against Klahowya on Dec. 19. </em> Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Klahowya senior Karli Eberhard calls out the play for her team during a 61-11 victory over Chief Kitsap Academy on Dec. 19. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya hoops teams take momentum into New Year

SILVERDALE — The 1A Olympic League as we know it may be gone after this school year, but the ride to the finish this winter… Continue reading

Klahowya senior Karli Eberhard calls out the play for her team during a 61-11 victory over Chief Kitsap Academy on Dec. 19. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Del Mueller stands in front of his home, decorated with halloween dummies and ghosts to spook any trick-or-treaters.                                Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Mueller house haunts trick-or-treaters for 15 years

SUQUAMISH — For 15 years, Del and Kathy Mueller have been scaring the daylights out of local kids with their extravagantly spooky Halloween decorations —… Continue reading

Del Mueller stands in front of his home, decorated with halloween dummies and ghosts to spook any trick-or-treaters.                                Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Forsman elected president of Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

SPOKANE — Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman is the new president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians. Forsman received 3,343 votes to Colville Tribes… Continue reading

Devon Tom, Port Gamble S’Klallam, relaxes with Joey, a stallion, at Lynne Ferguson’s Native Horsemanship Youth Program. (Courtesy photo)

Benefit concert Aug. 26 for Native Horsemanship Youth Program

INDIANOLA — Lynne Ferguson’s Native Horsemanship Youth Program (www.nativehorsemanship.org) introduces local children to horsemanship and provides equine therapy for a range of needs — children… Continue reading

Devon Tom, Port Gamble S’Klallam, relaxes with Joey, a stallion, at Lynne Ferguson’s Native Horsemanship Youth Program. (Courtesy photo)
Misty Nicolet Greer, a North Kitsap graduate, will skate for Team USA at next month’s World Roller Derby Championship.                                  Misty Nicolet Greer / Contributed
Misty Nicolet Greer, a North Kitsap graduate, will skate for Team USA at next month’s World Roller Derby Championship.                                  Misty Nicolet Greer / Contributed
Celebrities gather for a great cause at White Horse Golf Club

Celebrities gather for a great cause at White Horse Golf Club

100 percent of the proceeds go to Greater Trinity Academy in Everett.

Celebrities gather for a great cause at White Horse Golf Club

Five Suquamish athletes in Toronto for North American Indigenous Games

SUQUAMISH — A group of young athletes from the Suquamish Tribe are in Toronto, Canada for the week-long North American Indigenous Games. The games began… Continue reading

Past tournament participants have included, from left, Ken Griffey Jr. Jay Buhner, Kenny Easley, and Paul Stoot. (Contributed photo)

NFL Hall of Famer presents celebrity golf tournament at White Horse

Lineup includes Jordan Babineaux, Pee Wee Harrison, Dave Krieg, Steve Largent, Randall Morris, Slick Watts

Past tournament participants have included, from left, Ken Griffey Jr. Jay Buhner, Kenny Easley, and Paul Stoot. (Contributed photo)
A prayerful DeShawn Joseph, in the Tulalip Tribes’ Big Brother canoe, at Point Julia during the 2013 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Quinault. (Richard Walker/2013)

The beauty and healing of the Canoe Journey | Kitsap Weekly

Annual gathering of Northwest Native canoe cultures is a ‘reconnection to our inherent birth rights’

A prayerful DeShawn Joseph, in the Tulalip Tribes’ Big Brother canoe, at Point Julia during the 2013 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Quinault. (Richard Walker/2013)
Evelynne Beatrice Gemmell in uniform during World War II. At 93, she was the Suquamish Tribe’s oldest veteran. (Courtesy Gemmell family)

A culture-bearer returns home | Passages

Evelynne Beatrice Gemmell’s heart was firmly rooted in Suquamish

Evelynne Beatrice Gemmell in uniform during World War II. At 93, she was the Suquamish Tribe’s oldest veteran. (Courtesy Gemmell family)
Businesses need to pay their fair share

Businesses need to pay their fair share

Good news! Washington state finally has a biennial budget. Now, our schools and state agencies can breathe easier and plan ahead. Bad news! The bitter… Continue reading

Businesses need to pay their fair share
Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County

It doesn’t matter what part of Kitsap County you live in, there’s a Fourth of July celebration nearby. Bremerton begin the Fourth of July weekend… Continue reading

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County
Helen Forsman | Passages

Helen Forsman | Passages

SUQUAMISH — Helen Forsman, mother of Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman, passed away on June 16, 2017 in Retsil. She was 94. Rosary will be… Continue reading

Helen Forsman | Passages

Beginning in fall, Olympic College will offer courses at Chief Kitsap Academy

SUQUAMISH — Olympic College, which offers two- and four-year degrees at its campuses in Bremerton, Poulsbo and Shelton, will soon offer college courses on the… Continue reading