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- posted Feb 16, 2011 at 5:10 PM— updated Feb 18, 2011 at 1:06 PM
I was looking out my kitchen window when I saw my dog kill a squirrel in the neighbor’s yard. I know my neighbors are still at work and won’t know my dog was the squirrel murderer. Do I have to clean up the remains? Or can I leave it for them?
- posted Feb 23, 2011 at 3:42 PM— updated Feb 25, 2011 at 12:54 PM
Growing your own food takes time and planning, but the fulfillment of seeing your hard work come to fruition is well worth the extra effort. Kitsap residents share their secrets to cultivating their own nourishment.
- posted Feb 23, 2011 at 3:46 PM— updated Feb 25, 2011 at 3:39 PM
I read your recent article in the Kitsap Week section of the Bremerton Patriot and was wondering if you might have some advice for my situation. This used to be a very quiet neighborhood. However, a year or so ago a family moved in “kitty-corner” across the street from us. Last summer they parked their car in their driveway, opened the doors and turned on the stereo full blast.
- posted Feb 23, 2011 at 3:50 PM— updated Feb 25, 2011 at 12:31 PM
For Beverly and Steve Phillips, raising goats is more than a full-time job. It’s a lifestyle. “We haven’t been out to dinner in 20 years,” Steve said during a recent visit to their dairy farm on Bainbridge.
- posted Mar 2, 2011 at 5:16 PM— updated Mar 3, 2011 at 5:21 PM
From head to toe, Bonnie McVee looks like a well-dressed woman. And she is. Only she paid less than $30 for her complete outfit, including her boots. At full retail price, she estimates her ensemble would cost more than $250.
- posted Mar 2, 2011 at 5:21 PM— updated Mar 3, 2011 at 5:20 PM
When LeOnna Small burned through three hand-mixers in a short amount of time, she wondered why things weren’t made to last. “I kept getting out my mom’s heavy mixer, the one she handed down to me. The one I will probably hand down to my own daughter,” Small said. Small began to think about over-consumption and how things are frequently tossed into the land fill. She wondered: What ever happened to fixing an item? Or repurposing something to better fit your needs?
- posted Mar 2, 2011 at 5:27 PM— updated Mar 3, 2011 at 5:21 PM
The last time I went to fill-up my car, I became light-headed. The cause wasn’t from the gas fumes, but rather from the price of a gallon of gas. Gas prices are sky-rocketing. With oil prices hovering around $100 per barrel, experts warn that prices aren’t going to drop anytime soon. At the gas station near the Kitsap Week office, regular unleaded gas is listed at $3.599 a gallon.
- posted Mar 10, 2011 at 1:02 PM— updated Mar 15, 2011 at 12:13 PM
A polar bear seemed to be wandering the hallway. Upon closer inspection, the majestic animal with the white fur wasn’t a polar bear at all, but rather Marty, a Great Pyrenees dog.
- posted Mar 10, 2011 at 1:09 PM— updated Mar 15, 2011 at 12:26 PM
The blanket in Karen Gerstenberger’s arms is more than a pretty quilt. For her daughter, Katie, it was an important source of comfort while in the hospital. The blanket became Katie’s bathrobe, a blinder to hide her from watching shots, a mask to block smells, and a way to pass the time by discussing the different flowers on the fabric. And after Katie passed away, it became Karen’s motivation to start Katie’s Comforters Guild.
- posted Mar 10, 2011 at 1:14 PM
Officer and a gentlewoman: Darlene Iskra made history as first female commander of a U.S. Navy ship | Kitsap Week
- posted Mar 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM
When Darlene Iskra joined the Navy in early 1979, she was looking for a steady job with benefits. She received much more: a successful career that would see her become the first female commander of a Navy ship. "I knew I was the first (woman) and I felt a responsibility to show that equal opportunity works in the Navy," said Iskra, who recently moved to Bremerton. Iskra's rise to command wasn't easy.
- posted Mar 18, 2011 at 10:40 AM
It's no mistake that Hank Payne and Claire Favro play music that touches your heart. That's what they were trained to do.
- posted Mar 18, 2011 at 10:44 AM
When my family is invited to a casual dinner party at a friend's home and I am asked to bring a dish, do I also need to bring a bottle of wine? I know it's nice to bring a hostess gift if you are coming empty handed, but I am not sure about the right thing to do when you've been assigned part of the meal.
- posted Mar 23, 2011 at 12:46 PM
Ideas to make your home look its best...either for yourself or a buyer
- posted Mar 23, 2011 at 12:57 PM
Native plants know how to get the job done
- posted Mar 23, 2011 at 1:09 PM— updated Mar 26, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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Are treasures hiding in your garage? Find out their worth at the Kitsap Antique Show this weekend | Kitsap Week
- posted Mar 30, 2011 at 2:00 PM— updated Mar 31, 2011 at 4:59 PM
Kitsap Antique Show runs this weekend, with dealers, appraisers and lectures.
- posted Mar 30, 2011 at 2:04 PM— updated Apr 1, 2011 at 1:34 PM
Micahel Tomlinson signs his heart out on Saturday
- posted Mar 30, 2011 at 2:13 PM— updated Apr 8, 2011 at 11:51 AM
How to help your child make friends.
- posted Apr 6, 2011 at 10:00 AM— updated Apr 8, 2011 at 11:50 AM
Farmers markets kick off their season this weekend with the opening of the Bainbridge Farmers Market and Poulsbo Farmers Market on Saturday at 9 a.m.
- posted Apr 6, 2011 at 10:06 AM
The Peninsula Trombone Choir holds their spring concert on April 10 at 2 p.m. at Silverdale Lutheran Church, 11701 Ridgeport Drive, NW.
- posted Apr 13, 2011 at 3:31 PM
Author tells of a traumatic time with her daughter and the joy that followed.
- posted Apr 13, 2011 at 3:38 PM— updated Apr 13, 2011 at 4:00 PM
- posted Apr 13, 2011 at 3:50 PM— updated Apr 22, 2011 at 1:03 PM
How do I gracefully “unfriend” people who I see frequently in my community or who are mutual friends with my good friends?
- posted Apr 18, 2011 at 9:55 AM
Travel author Robert M. Goldstein talks about his book, "Riding with Reindeer: A Bicycle Odyssey through Finland," April 19, 6 p.m., in the Silverdale Library (at adjacent Scout Hall), 3450 NW Carlton St. The event is free and open to the public.