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Preschoolers pack holiday cheer

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:49PM

Backpacks full of food help needy families during Christmas break.

At the Summit of North America

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Kitsap Mountaineers Mike and Elaine Raymond reflect on their five-and-a-half-year quest to climb Mount McKinley — in pictures — Dec. 19 in Bremerton.

What goes on

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

SCENE STUDY WITH DINAH MANOFF: The Tony Award-winning stage, sitcom and screen actress Dinah Manoff will be leading a course for adults in Scene Study, with classes at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 & 26, Feb. 2, 9 & 23 and March 2 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Registration is now open, tuition for the six-week course is $425 through BPA. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/Education/SecondStage.html or call (206) 842-8578.

Get caught reading

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

On a recent visit to Liberty Bay Books in Poulsbo I found several books to drool over and covet. I thought, since it’s so chilly out lately, you may want to head to Liberty Bay or your own favorite bookstore to check out these offerings. Some are pricey but others you might just want to buy now and take home to savor for hours and hours.

MUSIC

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: Rick Barrenger leads a Christmas sing-along at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, followed by Americana singer/songwriter Rachel Harrington with her new CD “City of Refuge” at the same time Dec. 20, while Sunday, Dec. 21, will be an open mic for all styles at 7 p.m. All shows are all ages, by donation at the Pegasus Coffeehouse, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com or call (206) 842-6725.

GALLERIES AND EXHIBITIONS

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

THE ANCIENT TRADITION OF GIFT GIVING: Will be explored and celebrated in a new art show, “Up-gifting,” this month at the Artists for Freedom and Unity in Bremerton. The exhibit features Kitsap artists Pat Cooper and Malia Macheel working with traditional seasonal themes, giving life to discarded objects and working with “formerly appreciated” and up-cycled apparel and materials. The exhibit hands through December at the AFU, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Free. Info: www.myspace.com/artfreeunity.

Looking for life on Mars

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

What's Up takes a long look at Earth's nearest neighbor with OC professor David Fong, through the eyes of robots now living there.

CELEBRATING THE SOLSTICE

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Weekend Wrock

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Seattle-by-way-of-Vashon band The Pharmacy to play the Zeitgeist Concert Series one last time.

An instrumental (hall)iday tradition

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Somewhere in between the fingerpicking acoustic guitar and the frolicking double reeds, you can almost hear the sound of the holidays in the tones of Tingstad and Rumbel.

The Earth stood still, and so did the plot

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Director Scott Derrickson’s “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” remake of Robert Wise’s 1951 creation, might be better sold as an accidental comedy than an actual world’s end thriller. Stuffed with special effects and riddled with losing dialogue, the sorry sci-fi redo holds plenty more moments of unintentional hilarity than it does sound storytelling. Though it took top notch at the box office, this newest version of “The Day” is certainly anything but.

Northwest Christmastime icon gets an NK touch

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

9-year-old Ainsly MacKenzie’s artwork featured on this year’s cover.

A new take on the true meaning of Christmas

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Gallery School of Music and Dance brings to life Northwest veteran author Donna Anders’ never-performed Christmas musical.

Knights duel against state's best

  • Dec 15, 2008 at 11:53AM

Bremerton wins one, drops three at Olympic Dream Duals.

Amy’s Decadent Chocolates struggles amid recession

  • Dec 11, 2008 at 11:58PM

Even chocolate can’t sweeten the economy. Amy Jablonski, owner of Amy’s Decadent Chocolates in Bremerton, said this is typically her busiest time of year, but that hasn’t been the case this holiday season. “It has been slower,” she said. “This is it. Christmas is chocolate.” Despite a noticeable decline in customers and sales, Jablonski said Amy’s Decadent Chocolates is still making ends meet.

Community support slim for Bremerton basketball

  • Dec 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

I am writing this letter because I went to a Bremerton basketball game in Port Townsend Tuesday and there were exactly 10 adults and four children there representing both the JV and varsity Knights (that is a total of 25 boys). I realize people have jobs and other commitments (as do I), but when our children are doing something constructive they should be supported. My son has played sports for Bremerton High School for four years and the turnout for the games has always been poor (even the home games), but none as poor as for basketball. It is bad enough the referees don’t give the boys a fair chance, but for those boys to look up in the bleachers and not see the support they want and, in my opinion, deserve is even worse. Even though the support should come mainly from family, it also should be represented by our community. Coach Lindberg has the varsity basketball team help with the Special People’s Cruise every year at the Bremerton Yacht Club to teach them community responsibility, so it would be nice if we could show them the community cares about them. We have one high school in the Bremerton School District, so the support should be there. These kids will hopefully be living and working in Bremerton; buying homes, cars, using services, etc. so they should be made to feel that representing their school is just as important to their family and community as it is to them. There was a time not more than five years ago that all the games had a crowd of spectators. I am not sure what changed to bring about the decrease in attendance, but whatever the reason we need to change it back and show other communities that we are proud of our kids and will support them 100 percent.

Terminology ignites responses from readers

  • Dec 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

“(In regard) to your article about your church’s struggle with the issue of homosexuality in the church, I take exception to the use of the terms ‘Lutheran churches’ and ‘Lutherans have,’” writes Dennis Splett of Bremerton.

Pro Soccer: Pumas soccer looking to serve Kitsap’s youth

  • Dec 11, 2008 at 11:57PM

Homegrown talent, inspired to go pro in Kitsap. Romantic, yet attainable, it’s a vision shared by the three-man staff at Kitsap Soccer Club headquarters in Bremerton, home to the Pumas. The county’s first professional soccer franchise is sprinkling seeds up and down the Peninsula, selling season tickets for the inaugural season, recruiting players and coaches, building the staff, developing community partnerships.

READER SOUND-OFF What school of economics did the commissioners attend?

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Do you have a view on a local issue you’d like to express? Sound-Off is a public forum. The views are the opinion of the writer, and not necessarily of the newspaper.

BIRTHS

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER

CALENDAR

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

IN REMEMBRANCE: The Compassionate Friends is hosting a candle lighting ceremony in memory of children who have died at any age, from any cause; Sun., Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.; The Bremerton Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road N.E., Bremerton. Info: Carolyn Topness at (360) 692-0217 or carolyntopness@comcast.net.

A tummy-tempting tie

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

“Sweet” was just about all Bremerton High School (BHS) senior Matt Montgomery could say as his fudge, Requiem, tied for first place in the third annual Dare Not To Swear fudge flavor contest Thursday afternoon.

Tiny Changes keeps budget, environment in mind

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Robynn Frey and Heather Hedges started their own business to help families save money while saving the planet.

James Ritchie • Age: 27

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

• Playing experience: Paisley Thistle FC, Scotland; Benburb FC, Scotland; Missouri Valley College, USA; Glasgow Rose, Scotland; Glasgow Ams FC (U18), Scotland; St Peters FC (U16), Scotland; Clarkston (U 16), Scotland

2008-09 wrestling preview

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

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