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Frustrated with direction of politics in this country

  • Jun 30, 2016 at 8:53AM

In the lawsuit "Fisher vs. University of Texas," by a 4-3 vote the court upheld the college’s Affirmative Action Policy and thereby confirmed that race can in fact be used as a consideration in determining who can (or cannot) be admitted into their educational system. Thus, the court has basically legalized the further discrimination against whites.

More consideration for birds than people

  • Jun 30, 2016 at 8:51AM

At least Congress can protect ducks, even if they have been unable to do the will of the overwhelming majority of the people and save the lives of hundreds of our innocent fellow citizens.

Priorities out of whack at Port of Poulsbo

  • Jun 30, 2016 at 8:50AM

Judging by the disappearance of so many long-term tenants in the last three years, I’m pretty sure the threat of “I’m outta here” bears no weight within the Poulsbo Port Commission or port office.

Replacement of fish-blocking culverts must continue

  • Jun 27, 2016 at 3:41PM

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on June 27 that culverts that block salmon from more than 1,000 miles of streams in Western Washington violate treaties between Tribal governments and the United States.

Pumas play two scoreless draws against Calgary Foothills

  • Jun 27, 2016 at 2:22PM

Kitsap records fifth and sixth clean sheets in all competitions.

Kitsap Animal Control officer attacked by dog

  • Jun 23, 2016 at 3:48PM

A Kitsap Animal Control officer was seriously injured in an attack by a dog in Port Orchard on June 20.

Annual classic car show June 24 at Brookdale Montclair

  • Jun 23, 2016 at 3:19PM

Enjoy classic cars, live music and an outdoor barbecue — and help raise money for the Alzheimers Association — at Brookdale Montclair Park’s sixth annual Classic Car Show, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 24, 1250 NE Lincoln Road, Poulsbo.

Register now for annual PetsWALK

  • Jun 26, 2016 at 1:00PM

Last year, the event had a record number of participants, with more than 400 walkers and runners joining KHS volunteers and staff. The PetsWALK raised more than $23,000 in support of the animal shelter.

Again: 100 percent graduation at Chief Kitsap Academy

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jun 22, 2016 at 7:37AM

For the third year in a row, Chief Kitsap Academy has a 100 percent graduation rate. Through the school’s version of the Running Start program, five students graduated with 28 hours of college credit. Several were the first in their families to graduate from high school.

Community rallies in grief and support after Orlando terror attack

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 5:00AM updated Jun 21, 2016 at 4:47PM

At 8 p.m. Monday, June 13, local members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies gathered at Evergreen Park in Bremerton for a candlelight vigil in honor of the people who lost their lives or loved ones during the attack at gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida, resulting in 49 deaths.

Open Cup hangover plagues Pumas in 2-0 loss to Seattle Sounders U23

  • Jun 20, 2016 at 10:35AM

Goalkeeper Matt Grosey makes five saves despite conceding twice.

Kitsap takes two in double-dip against Cowlitz

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 11:00AM updated Jun 20, 2016 at 9:27AM

The BlueJackets won two at home despite heavy weather conditions.

Thor pays a visit to Midsommarfest | Photo Gallery

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 4:19PM

After the maistang pole was raised, the dances were danced and the songs were sung during Midsommarfest June 18, thunder peals pounded and lightning flashed, followed by a torrential downpour.

Dr. Michelle Reid accepts superintendent position for Northshore School District

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Jun 17, 2016 at 4:07PM

Dr. Michelle Reid, South Kitsap School District superintendent, is leaving to assume the same role at Northshore School District in Bothell.

Kitsap Transit has public meetings set throughout county | Bremerton meeting on Saturday

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 3:59PM

Kitsap Transit executive director John Clauson will meet with county residents beginning tomorrow, June 18, in the first of a series of public meetings centered on plans to develop a high-speed passenger ferry route into Seattle.

Port of Kingston will tighten controls

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 2:37PM

KINGSTON — In response to the June 2 findings of the State Auditor regarding the loss of public funds at the Port of Kingston, port Executive Director Jim Pivarnik is recommending that the port take prudent action.

Robin Hood, retold: a sneak peek at Port Gamble Theater Co.’s production | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Jun 17, 2016 at 11:11AM

“Robin Hood,” the saucy chap with the sense of social justice who turned Sherwood Forest into a revenue stream for the less fortunate, leads his merry band onto Port Gamble’s stage July 8 –24.

KMS band performs in two countries in two days

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Jun 17, 2016 at 9:10AM

The hardest-working band around might not be Modest Mouse or 5 Seconds Of Summer. The average age in this group is 12, and when these musicians aren’t performing they’re likely doing homework. It’s the Kingston Middle School band.

Unexpected cash in your account? It could be a scam

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Jun 17, 2016 at 9:05AM

Poulsbo man returns unexpected $6,000 deposit in his bank account only to discover it was a scam. Now Kitsap Credit Union is demanding he repay them, too.

Cracking down on ‘scofflaws': City hiring a code enforcement officer

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Jun 17, 2016 at 9:05AM

City will hire code enforcement officer to help crack down on owners who don't keep their properties up to code.

Cabernet Franc begins to take center stage

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 11:05AM

Known as “the third Bordeaux variety,” Cab Franc often has been hidden behind much more well-known Bordeaux grapes as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. But now it is coming out of the shadows and playing more of a starring role.

Ensuring all your four-legged friends are safe this summer

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 10:51AM

High heat and summer activities can pose potential dangers for our pets. Here are some potential issues you may face as a pet owner, and ways you can help prevent any harm from happening to your pets.

Port Orchard filmmaker wins global film competition

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 10:28AM

Port Orchard author and filmmaker Dianne Gardner’s production company, Xylon Productions LLC, has won an Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for “Cassandra’s Castle” TV trailer; the program is a time-travel fantasy based on Gardner’s novel.

Day trips: Make Port Gamble your playground

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 10:14AM

Traditionally, summertime in Port Gamble means big festivals like June Faire and Old Mill Days. Although Port Gamble will not be hosting large festivals this year, the quaint historic town is expecting a busy summer.

The joys of backyard bird watching

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 9:51AM

it’s a relaxing pastime that makes us feel more in touch with nature. For others, it’s a rewarding hobby filled with seasonal surprises. You never know what might show up at your feeders.

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