It is to the benefit of the City of Bremerton, the Suquamish Tribe and the descendants of Roberta Law Ross to work together to determine the best economic development course for the Ross descendants’ trust land at 1321 N. Callow Ave. Much of the area was undeveloped when Ross, a woman of Quinault and Samish parentage living in Bremerton, was allotted the land — a little over three-quarters of an acre — in exchange for waterfront property for naval shipyard expansion in the 1920s; because she was Native American, the U.S. government placed the land in trust — meaning, the U.S. holds the title to protect Native American ownership.
The Bremerton City Council decided this year to make significant changes to how federal community block grant money that it receives will be distributed. This year Bremerton is on track to receive about $390,000 of these funds. The council approved this week to lock the funds – for the next five years – into a specific set of criteria and a zoned target area that includes only the most centered core of downtown Bremerton.
“It is my earnest hope and indeed the hope of all mankind that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past.” — Gen. Douglas MacArthur, supreme commander of the Allied Forces, Sept. 2, 1945.
Through some odd twist of circumstances, Ford, my oldest son, and I were the only ones home for the night. This almost never happens, and now that Ford is almost 15, I decided we should watch a movie – a PG-13 movie – that we normally could not when Ford’s younger brothers are around.
Imagine for a moment that a scientist has created a preventative vaccine-like shot for all types of cancer. But there's just one catch: the vaccine carries a minuscule risk (say, one adverse reaction for every 40,000 doses given.) Would you do it?
There are simple steps residents can take to make life safer should the Cascadia subduction zone wreak havoc.
Little League may be for kids and Major League Baseball for adult athletes, but when it comes to being a spectator, I strongly prefer the former. Here's why:
When the state’s duly elected auditor disappears while in office does anyone notice beyond the shadow of the Capitol dome?