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Kendra Schaff, West Sound Roller derby co-captain

West Sound Roller Derby: A Video Feature

West Sound Roller Derby, Kitsap County’s only adult roller derby league, has finally returned after a lengthy, COVID-imposed hiatus.  We put together a video after speaking with some of the players at a recent practice.

Screenshot of interview with Rick Steves

Rick Steves on post-COVID travel, healing divisions, and why AI can’t replace human travel gurus just yet

Travel guru Rick Steves is delivering two lectures this weekend at the Admiral Theater in Bremerton — 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., Oct. 8. Watch our full interview with Steves, in which he details the ways the COVID-19 pandemic changed travel to Europe, talks about the ability of travel to break down barriers, and opines

Jeff Suffering portrait

The Suffering of Jeff Suffering

Punk rockers Ninety Pound Wuss are playing their first show in 23 years at Bremerton’s Redwood Theater on July 29. We sat down with the band’s frontman, Jeff Suffering, to talk about the band’s resurrection, getting over religious trauma, where the “Suffering” moniker comes from, and more. Check out the full interview in the video

Madeline Ostrander

Author Madeline Ostrander on writing her book, how communities can fight climate change, and her time at YES! Magazine

Madeline Ostrander is the keynote speaker at this Saturday’s Bainbridge Island Environmental Conference. We spoke with Ostrander about her book, At Home on an Unruly Planet, which chronicles communities taking action against climate change; how her book’s message can help people find hope among other troubling current events; and how her time at YES! Magazine,

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MultiCare plans to open new emergency department in Bremerton in 2024

MultiCare Health System announced today that it plans to open a new neighborhood emergency department in Bremerton. It’s expected to break ground in Spring 2023, and open sometime in 2024. The 10,500-square-foot facility, which will operate under Tacoma General’s license, will be located on 2.4 acres that MultiCare purchased at 5900 SR 303 NE, according

Krampus roams the streets of downtown Bremerton at last year's Krampusnacht

Krampus returns to Bremerton on Friday

You’d better be nice — and if not, you’d better watch out for Krampus. Krampus is returning Dec. 2 for the annual celebration of Krampusnacht in downtown Bremerton. The folkloric tradition of Krampus originated centuries ago in the Bavarian region of Europe, said Eric Morley, who organizes the Bremerton Krampusnacht event and will participate in

Kitsap Transit ferry M/V Finest of Bremerton, WA.

Kitsap Transit reaches agreement with the state to expand fast ferry service on Seattle-Bremerton route

Kitsap Transit has reached an agreement with the state to expand fast ferry service on its Seattle-Bremerton route until Washington State Ferries’ two-boat service between the two cities resumes. Two-boat service is expected to resume on a trial basis in Spring 2023, according to a news release from Kitsap Transit. Washington State Ferries reduced service

Contestants participating in season 6 of The Blox

Gig Harbor bartender and entrepreneur puts his business to the test on streaming reality show ‘The Blox’

A Gig Harbor bartender and entrepreneur’s business was put to the test after recently participating in an online reality TV show. Dane Drebin founded Gig Harbor-based, a website where people can find bartenders to hire for their private events. Although the business has been around for a few years, this is the first year


Rapper Lady Dice on her creative process, the benefits of being independent, and taking fans on a ‘rollercoaster of emotions’

Lady Dice believes music should be used to make a difference. Originally hailing from California but now residing in Oregon, the rapper has built a career crafting music that both uplifts and entertains. In that vein, when Lady Dice performs at the Slippery Pig on Saturday, the proceeds from the show will go toward Feed

Wildfire smoke in Poulsbo, WA

Wildfire smoke expected to remain into the weekend

Wildfire smoke is expected to remain in many areas of Washington through the weekend — and it’s important to know how to protect your health from the smoke, according to the Washington State Department of Health. “Breathing in smoke is not good for anyone,” a news release from the department states. “Days of consistent smoke


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