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Club returns: ‘This is part of our culture’

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Spirit Hawk canoe carried Suquamish competitors in war canoe races throughout the Puget Sound region nearly 20 years ago. Now the canoe is filled with a new generation of paddlers.

Paddle Kitsap returns | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Kitsap’s annual trek across its water trail by kayak, paddleboard, canoe or other human-powered vessel will put swarms of paddlers on the water on Aug. 23.

Owners of Kingston Adventures appeal decision; could pay more than $10K in fees

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

The owners of Kingston Adventures could pay more than $10,000 in costs and attorney fees for the lawsuit to evict them from the Port of Kingston's small watercraft dock. Kitsap County Superior Court ruled in favor of the port in its lawsuit to evict Beth and Rob Brewster from eight storage units, Aug. 1.

Historical f iction touches upon local reality | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 5:00PM

Northwest author attends two events on Bainbridge Island to debut her latest novel that deals with the removal of Japanese-Americans during World War II. One event will help raise money for the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial.

Summer’s drama winds down with Virgo | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

Stars Over Kitsap: Leo is sexy. Full moons are exciting. But none of that now. We are at the dark of the new moon in gentle, down-to-earth Virgo, Monday, Aug. 24.

Washington wine grape harvest begins | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: Paul Champoux, one of Washington’s top grape growers, led off the state’s harvest season by bringing in 1.6 tons of Marquette.

Bargain reds in time for Labor Day weekend | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: As Labor Day approaches, we’ll spend the next two weeks reviewing wines that retail for $15 or less, wines you can enjoy guilt-free with barbecues and late summer outings.

Community celebrates 104th Chief Seattle Days

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 1:39PM

The annual event was held Aug. 15-17 in Suquamish.

Picking up hitchhikers creates new tales | Tolman's Tales

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 8:38AM

To my wife’s chagrin, once in a while I pick up hitchhikers. Not those who are clearly crazy or have a weapon visible; usually appropriately attired folks in pouring down rain. I probably started doing this because of my pal Pete, who hitchhiked from New Jersey to Cincinnati during college. Pete is worldly, smart, a wonderful guy to spend time with. Maybe a good psychiatrist would say I assume all hitchhikers are like Pete. Unfortunately, they aren’t.

Don’t compromise beauty of Hood Canal

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 8:35AM

The idea of compromising the Hood Canal for profit to a “ small group of investors” is ludicrous. [“‘Pit-pier’ company challenges state-Navy coastline easement on Hood Canal,” Peninsula Daily News, Aug. 6]

City council, county commissioners should follow island’s lead | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 8:34AM

The Bainbridge Island City Council is making its collective voice heard on one of the most important issues facing the Puget Sound region: The massive increase in oil-by-rail shipments and the potential damage that a train derailment could pose to public safety and the environment. The Poulsbo City Council and Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners should follow Bainbridge’s lead.

HHS secretary visits to learn about Port Gamble S'Klallam's foster care program, health initiatives

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Aug 20, 2014 at 1:10PM

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell visited the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe on Aug. 18 to learn about the Tribe’s Title IV-E foster care program and health initiatives.

New transmission lines being installed between Kitsap, Bainbridge

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 9:58AM

Puget Sound Energy has begun construction of an electric system improvement project at Agate Pass between the north end of Bainbridge Island and the Suquamish area of Kitsap County. Over the coming months, two lattice steel towers will be replaced with four weathered steel poles, and two existing transmission lines will be replaced.

UPDATE | No arrest, no charges as protester comes down from lofty perch

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 7:56PM

Chiara D’Angelo ended her protest against a new shopping center on Bainbridge Island from atop a Douglas fir tree Tuesday night and came down from the 70-foot-high perch that had been her home for two days.

DEVELOPING | Shopping center protester comes down from tree

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 7:32PM

Chiara D’Angelo has decided to end her protest against a new shopping center from atop a Douglas fir tree on a property slated for development near High School Road and Highway 305.

UPDATE | Protester to decide soon whether to continue tree-top demonstration

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 5:35PM

Chiara D’Angelo said she would decide by 7:30 p.m. Tuesday whether or not to end her tree-top protest against a new shopping center on Bainbridge Island.

UPDATE | City has plan to remove tree-sit protester

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 5:22PM

Bainbridge Island Deputy Police Chief Jeffery Horn said the city has a plan for removing Chiara D’Angelo from the 70-foot-high platform that's been lashed to a Douglas fir at the site of a new shopping center if the teenage protester doesn't come down.

Foundation must sell a pie for more than $3K to break world record

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 4:25PM

The sixth annual fundraiser at the Village Green Park begins at 6 p.m.The event is a fundraiser for the Village Green Community Center. Last year, more than $17,000 was raised; of that.

UPDATE | Tree sitter to Visconsi: No deal

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 4:33PM

Chiara D’Angelo, the teenage activist who climbed a Douglas fir on a wooded property near Highway 305 to protest a coming shopping development, has turned down a deal from the developer to come down from her 70-foot perch and avoid prosecution.

UPDATE | Deadline passes and Visconsi protest continues

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 4:20PM

The 4 p.m. Tuesday deadline for Chiara D’Angelo to leave her protest platform in a Douglas fir tree on the Visconsi development site came and passed without a single Bainbridge police officer at the property near Highway 305 and High School Road.

Tree protest at the Visconsi site | SLIDESHOW

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 3:18PM

Roughly 50 citizens and activists gathered at the corner of High School Road and Highway 305 to show support for the nearby tree sit by Bainbridge teen, Chiara D'Angelo, and in opposition of the development of a shopping center by Ohio-based developer, Visconsi.

UPDATE | City says teen protester will soon be considered as trespasser

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 2:32PM

The teen who has set up camp 70 feet up in an evergreen at the site of the soon-to-be-built High School Road shopping center may be removed this afternoon, city officials said Tuesday.

Off the Hook | Cartoon of the Day

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 2:02PM

Cartoon for Aug. 19, 2014, by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.

A salute to North Kitsap High School's Class of 1949

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 11:09AM

The movers and shakers of 2014 may see these folks on the street, walk right by them, and never know that the community they thrive in now is, in part, because of the ethics, hard work, and planning of those shown in this photo.

State Route 307 lane closures planned Aug. 21

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 11:07AM

Drivers on State Route 307 north of Poulsbo can expect daytime delays and lane closures on Aug. 21.

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