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SEED deserves a fair hearing; will it get one?

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:12PM

Not to keep beating (what we fervently hope will soon be) a dead horse here, but comments made by Port of Bremerton CEO Ken Attebery in an Indepedent article last week (“SEED flying on auto-pilot for now,” March 8), leave us wondering how serious port officials are about giving their pet project an honest review.

Phony vet got off easy, if you ask me

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:11PM

“This letter is from the many friends of Roy J. Scott, who has been a Port Angeles resident since 1998, whom you made the headline topic of a column,” writes a Port Angeles reader whose name is either on a second page I mislaid or he/she didn’t sign it. “A columnist is not expected to be unbiased,” continued the reader, “but taking more time to learn all of the facts before publishing a flip comment would make your work more credible with the thinking readers of the Peninsula Daily News.”

Here's one performance I wouldn't sleep through

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:11PM

I had been afraid of high schoolers for a while. In spite of substitute teaching all around the district (a job that affords me time to write and care for other important matters), I would routinely turn down all assignments at the high school. I figured the kids at South would take one look at nerdy little me, chew me up, spit me out and throw my bones into the compost bin.

Who’s that knocking on my door?

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:11PM

A 47-year-old Sammamish woman was at her boyfriend’s house in Bremerton playing a video game when there was a knock on the door about 8 p.m. She opened the door to a young woman who asked the couple if she could use a telephone. As the Sammamish woman was walking to get her cell phone, the visitor came into the house, saying it was cold, asked for a drink of water and if she could move some items from a chair to sit down for a minute.

Is SKIA worth annexing by the city?

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:11PM

Residents of both the city of Port Orchard and the unincorporated areas of South Kitsap should not ignore the discussions about annexation of the South Kitsap Industrial Area (SKIA) by the city of Bremerton. The idea of annexing the SKIA into one or the other city has been kicked around for many years by the county, the cities of Port Orchard and Bremerton, and the Port of Bremerton (which owns a lot of the land within the SKIA).

SKHS production a Zen-like experience

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:11PM

A couple of weeks ago I caught up with friends from Hospice of Kitsap County’s grief class I attended about a year ago in support of a friend. I wish that I could have taped their conversation, because it was an extraordinary glimpse into the powerful practices these two friends use in healing.

Good people do good things right under our noses

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:10PM

Have you ever looked for someone and couldn’t find him or her. I mean, one minute he or she is in your life and then, poof, it’s as if he or she has vanished. You don’t know where to look or even how.

Opinion

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:10PM

It’s going to be interesting to see whether those Democrats who were so offended by the way King County beat Republican Dino Rossi out of election for governor will stand by their 2004 vows to atone for it the second time around.

Kitsap to mark County Government Week

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:58AM

Kitsap County will mark National County Government Week by sponsoring essay, video and art competitions for local high school students.

Elusive burglary suspect nabbed

  • Apr 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Elusive burglary suspect Christopher Berg, 23, is finally behind bars. Berg, a suspect in the North End burglaries that plagued the area for months, was arrested Wednesday night on the 16000 block of State Route 305 in Poulsbo, said Deputy Scott Wilson, public information officer for the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Olson’s legacy will be his toughness — and soft side

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 1:39PM

It was the night before the biggest game of his life.

Hopefully study is the first step in leaving PSRC

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:10PM

Having already expressed the view that Kitsap County’s association with the Puget Sound Regional Council has outlived its usefulness — assuming there ever was any — we feel compelled to congratulate the county commissioners for taking what we hope will be the first step in terminating it once and for all.

Letters

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:02PM

Education

Businesswoman hoping store will be a real jewel in SK

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 1:13PM

Tiffany and Co.’s little blue boxes are legendary. Zales is the “diamond store,” and at the Shane Co., baubles come complete with a “friend in the diamond business.”

Tea shop aims to be SK’s destination for relaxation

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 1:13PM

t’s tea for two. Actually, make that a full-blown party. That’s what Rachelle Bourbou-lis, 40, hopes to provide guests at You, Me & Tea, which opened Feb. 5 at 170 Harrison Avenue.

Perseverance behind the plate

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 1:39PM

SK catcher Todd Dalrymple one of the big surprises in Wolves’ 6-1 start.

Washington named as Flynn’s successor

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

The Kitsap County Commissioners unanimously appointed Walter E. Washington today to replace Karen Flynn, who retired as county auditor this week.

Stan and Ollie just part of this heartwarming story

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:10PM

When I find myself beat up by the world, when I feel misunderstood and used and abused in a way most sad and discouraging — as one might feel when the world seems smaller and more mean-spirited than it is — it’s as if the stories that my heart needs find me.

‘Independent’ doesn’t mean having no opinion

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:10PM

“If you are an Independent, then I am the Angel Gabriel,” writes Earl P. Otto of Bremerton.

COUNTY BRIEFS

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The Elizabeth Ellington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host an Awards Tea at 2 p.m. on April 5 at Central Valley Christian Fellowship, 6869 Central Valley Road NE, in Bremerton.

NABA Westsound still looking for a few good men

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 1:38PM

All Scott A. Capestany wanted to do was continue to play baseball. “As soon as I hit 20, there just wasn’t that much out there for people over the age of 20,” Capestany said. Now 39, Capestany finally is getting the chance to get back on the diamond.

A lot of good came out of 2008 session

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:10PM

Sound Off is a public forum. Articles are selected from letters to the editor or may be written specifically for this feature. Today, 23rd District Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-Poulsbo) lauds the accomplishments of her colleagues during the recently concluded 2008 legislative session in Olympia.

Top-two primary ruling doesn’t fix the problem

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 4:09PM

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent top-two primary ruling was gift-wrapped by the Washington State Grange to look like a blanket primary.

15 minutes? Kitsap’s ready for its 8 big seconds

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 1:38PM

ull riders aren’t the type to search for 15 minutes of fame. All they’re asking for is eight seconds. And now, pending the finalization of a contract, they’ll get it.

Port board backs naming bridge for Oke

  • Apr 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Local residents wanting to see the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge named after the late Sen. Bob Oke packed the Port of Bremerton’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday to hear whether a resolution supporting the honor would be approved.

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