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Open your post, become a host

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

Consider your home’s vacant guest room more than a makeshift, clutter-catching storage area. That’s the sentiment of Hiroko Havekost, host family coordinator for the International Student Program at Olympic College.

NABA Westsound forming fall men’s league Sports notice

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

Thanks to the success of its inaugural season, NABA (North American Baseball Association) Westsound is forming a fall men’s hardball league. Anyone 18 and older (as of Sept. 7), no matter the skill level, can try out for one of three teams on Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday, Aug. 24 at Snider Park in Poulsbo. Both tryouts are from noon to 2 p.m. There is a $10 tryout fee. The fall league, which is a wood bat league, will feature an eight-game season plus playoffs with each team fielding a maximum of 12 players. All games will be played at noon or 3 p.m. on Sundays with the exception of one to-be-determined Saturday. The league costs $195 per player, which covers insurance, umpire fees, field rentals and more. All games will be played at Snider Park and other fields. For directions or more information, visit the league’s Web site at or call the league’s hotline at (206) 774-0396.

Advanced softball camp is today Youth Sports

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jake Wallace is hosting an advanced softball camp today at Lion’s Field No. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Sports notice Cell phones for Soldiers at Silverdale Thunder

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bud McKay completed the ceremonial tossing of the first cell phone for the kickoff of this season’s Cell Phone for Soldiers drive by throwing in the phone he had in his pocket when he flipped his hydroplane in Phoenix at the first race in April.

Time is now for BlueJackets

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

This isn’t how the Kitsap BlueJackets want to see the 2008 season come to a close.

Bremerton duo battle for Soap Box supremacy

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

POULSBO — Racing at the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship in Akron, Ohio is the pinnacle of the sport.

POLICE LOG Neighborly love

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

A deputy responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Ridgeview Drive NE in East Bremerton around 10 p.m. Aug. 4. A man called and said his neighbor was “doing burnouts” in the road and threatening him and his mother.

Man asked for arson arrest, plea is not guilty

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

PORT ORCHARD — An employee of Poulsbo’s Big Valley Veterinary Services (BVVS) — charged with first-degree arson after allegedly setting fire to the center Aug. 5 — appeared in Kitsap County Superior Court Wednesday.

Hybrid buses in Kitsap Transit’s future?

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

With its pocketbook pumped backwards by rising fuel prices, Kitsap Transit partnered with the Vehicle Research Institute (VRI) at Western Washington University in February on a project that would bring hybrid buses to Kitsap County.

SKIA property owner supports annexation

  • Aug 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

For David Overton, who owns the majority of the property in the South Kitsap Industrial Area (SKIA) not owned by the Port of Bremerton, annexation into the city of Bremerton is crucial to not only his ability to develop his property, but for the long-awaited economic development of the entire area.

One must stick to the rules — even the Governor

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 3:34PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire was turned away from an Olympia bar by the bouncer after she was unable to provide her ID. The governor reportedly forgot her ID at home and was denied access by the 23-year-old who told her no one is allowed in the bar without valid identification. So she went home.

Bremerton Patriot Community Calendar | August 2

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 2:59PM

HOME SWEET HOME: Home Builders Association of Kitsap County’s Parade of Homes to feature 25 homes from Port Ludlow to Allyn in a variety of price ranges; today, Sat. Aug. 2, and Sun. Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; map of home locations and interactive map available at

Helen Fojtik, 94 | Obituary

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 2:59PM

Helen Emma Marie Fojtik died July 25 at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton. She was 94.

Harrison Medical Center staff at the Whaling Days parade | Photo

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 2:58PM

Kitsap County YWCA offers a shoulder to lean on

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 2:57PM

As penny-pinching becomes commonplace, YWCA of Kitsap County continues to lend support to families in need.

Port Orchard shines up ride, slicks back hair for Classics weekend

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:05PM

Classic cars, classic rock, classic, all part of four-day-long party on Bay Street, Aug. 7-10.

WWCA features jive-talking plant in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:04PM

While the Broadway production, and much of the cult film’s popularity, didn’t come until the mid 1980s, “The Little Shop of Horrors” was first unveiled at the dawn of the 1960s.

Indianola resident brings Argentine Tango to North Kitsap

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:04PM

Earlier this year, Debra Gartin and her husband were vacationing in Buenos Aires, when they happened upon a couple dancing tango in the town plaza. And it brought tears to Gartin’s eyes.

Changing Scene Theatre's Summerplay: Keeping tradition alive

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:04PM

Changing Scene’s Summerplay debuts four world premieres by local and regional playwrights

'Sound of Music' star to appear at Lynwood Theatre's sing-a-long night

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:07PM

Imagine yourself in a dimly lit movie theater, re-watching “The Sound of Music” for the umpteenth time, only this time its on the big screen and the entire audience is singing along. “The hills are alive, with the sound of ... ,” an off-key chorus crescendos. Then, someone would typically yell from the back row — “Shut up! You’re ruining the movie!” But not at the Lynwood Theatre’s special sing-a-long night.

Kitsap: Weeding out problems in the garden | Column

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:06PM

A relatively new pesky weed, Birdsfoot trefoil, Lotus corniculatus, has been cropping up all over Kitsap County lately. The common name comes from the seed heads which look like tiny bird feet (even through the feet have six to eight toes). It began its rampant spread about three years ago, but it’s promising to be as noxious as some of our official “noxious weeds.” The ironic fact about this plant is it has been used in many states for deer fodder and forage for cattle and other grazing animals. It’s a forage plant that does not cause bloating. Birdsfoot trefoil was imported from Europe. Native peoples also harvested the seeds for food. It thrives in areas where rainfall is more than 20 inches a year and when temperatures are cooler. Does that sound like our area? Yes, indeed, it does.

Olympic College seeks host families for foreign exchange students

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 2:17PM

Consider your home's vacant guest room more than a makeshift, clutter-catching storage area. That's the sentiment of Hiroko Havekost, host family coordinator for the International Student Program at Olympic College. OC needs families to host foreign exchange students for the upcoming school year, beginning Sept. 22, according to Havekost. Host families must live somewhere with easy access to the Bremerton campus, either nearby or on a popular bus line. Most current and former host families are residents of either Bremerton or Silverdale. Havekost said 28 international students attended OC during the 2008 spring quarter, coming from 11 different...

Silverdale Thunder hydroplane races return Aug. 9

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 2:03PM

In a festival-loving county like Kitsap, it would seem that two days chock-full of hydroplane speedboat racing isn’t quite enough action for one weekend.

Every 2007 NFR champ will compete at Kitsap Fair & Stampede rodeo

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 4:23PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 1:58PM

This is one Stampede that keeps gaining momentum. While in the past the Kitsap Fair & Stampede Rodeo has seen considerable growth and improvements in everything from stock, to funding, to the arena floor itself, it's never seen a boon like this.

Kitsap Doctors Clinic takes ‘ouch’ out of skin treatments

  • Aug 2, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 1:57PM

Kitsap County residents coping with difficult-to-treat skin diseases now have another treatment option. The Doctors Clinic Professional Skin Care Center, serving the Kitsap Peninsula, recently acquired two PHAROS EX-308 excimer lasers, shown to be effective in treating psoriasis, vitiligo and atopic dermatitis.

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