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Some former shipmates from the USS Turner Joy and a member of the museum ship’s board of directors are concerned about the venerable Vietnam War-era ship’s use as a set for a zombie movie, as well as an annual venue for Halloween-time haunted ship tours — replete with portrayals of the bloodied, the dying and the living dead. They consider such use a desecration. Their concerns are legitimate.
Community Events, October 2015
Olympic College has received a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education, for $320,000, to create a new student center for veterans. The new Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success will be designed to boost veteran enrollment and help ensure they complete programs to earn degrees.
According to Kitsap Health District statistics, more than 30 people in Kitsap County will end their own lives this year. That’s more than 30 funerals, more than 30 families that will mourn and will forever pore over the past for the signs they missed, more than 30 voids that can never be filled, more than 30 deaths that could have been prevented.
Downtown Kingston Complete Streets project. Salmon recovery efforts. Plans for the West Kingston Bridge construction. If you want to know more about what’s going on in Kingston — and provide input that can help chart the course — there’s seldom been a better time than now.
Try as it might, Washington just can’t get this charter school thing down right.