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Pat Kirschbaum, educator and outreach coordinator with the Clear Creek Trail, hands out cups with salmon fry. She visited Clear Creek Elementary to help students release the salmon fry into the creek behind the schools. (See story page 7.)

Library sites whittled down to two BY LESLIE KELLY LKELLY@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

And then there were two. It seems that that’s the number of options now being considered for the location for a new Silverdale Library. Although there was a public open house last Thursday to discuss three options for the

library, one of those locations was taken off the table the following day. The three locations originally under consideration were on the Central Kitsap Community Campus property near the Silverdale United Methodist Church and land owned by the Port of Silverdale in Old Town. But at the same time that

library officials and the Central Kitsap Community Council (CKCC) were taking comments on the three locations, commissioners for the Port of Silverdale voted to withdraw the port’s property from consideration. “Kitsap Regional Library is disappointed that the Port of Silverdale voted Thursday

night to withdraw a piece of property in Old Town Silverdale from consideration as a site for the new Silverdale Library,” said Jeff Brody, director of community relations for the Kitsap Regional Library. “KRL has been working with Port Commissioner Lawrence SEE LIBRARY, A9

Tracyton station closure still pending BY LESLIE KELLY LKELLY@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

Bob Heistand remembers the days when the Tracyton Fire Station was brand new. “It was great back then,” Heistand said. “We all loved working here.” Heistand was a volunteer firefighter at the Tracyton station for 29 years, beginning in about 1970. He also served six

and a half years as a fire district commissioner. He and about a dozen other neighbors and residents of Tracyton toured the station Monday during an open house sponsored by Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue. The district is considering closing Tracyton Station 44, at 300 NW Tracy St., because of its age and needed repairs. After touring the building,

Heistand said, “She’s falling apart.” “I hate to see them leave,” he said. “This station is just right close to my house and I’ve always been glad of that. But the expense to keep it open just seems to be too much.” Heistand said he’s not that worried about response times getting any longer, because the efficiency of the district is so good.

“They’re pretty dang quick,” he said. Neighbors Bob and Kay Kono and Phyllis Vettleson came to see the station to give their opinions. “This station is just the same age as my house,” Vettleson said. “I guess that doesn’t speak too well for my house.” Kay Kono said she’s lived in SEE FIRE STATION, A9

Central School District Superintendent Hazel Bauman has resigned from her position citing health issues as the reason for stepping down. David McVicker, assistant superintendent, business and operations, will take over as the interim superintendent effective immediately. The board made a motion to approve McVicker as the interim superintendent until June 30, 2015. “This is a terrific district and community, and I’ve enjoyed my time here,” Bauman was quoted as saying in a district press release. “We’ve got some great initiatives underway, and I’d been looking forward to leading this work through next June. Unfortunately, my health will not allow me to continue. I would just ask for privacy for myself and my family during this time.” Bauman was not present during the special session. During the meeting, the CKSD school board members went into executive session to discuss personnel matters regarding Bauman’s letter she turned in on Monday regarding her resignation. Her letter reads as follows: “Dear Chairman Gaines and Members of the Board: Due to unforeseen circumstances involved my physical health, and with deep regret, I am resigning my position as superintendent of the Central Kitsap School District. I request you accept my resignation effective June 30, 2014. Thank you for the opportunity to be part of such a great organization and to help serve the needs of the students, staff, and community.” It was after the second executive session that the single internal candidate, McVicker, was considered for the interim position. McVicker’s been with the district since 1987 where he started as Brownsville Elementary’s principal. “I am as disappointed as the board is,” said McVicker of Bauman’s resignation. “Not

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CKSD Superintendent Hazel Bauman only did Hazel begin to get us in the direction that we needed to go, but I learned a lot from her. I’m also honored to be able to take on this position in the district.” After coming out of the first executive session, CKSD Board President Mark Gaines read Bauman’s letter to the board and small audience regarding her resignation. “I’m trying not to get emotional here,” Gaines said, choking up. Other board members offered well wishes and their disappointment to hear of Bauman’s resignation. “We’ve benefitted greatly from her energy,” said Jeanie Schulze, CKSD board member. Schulze noted that Bauman was able to throughly relate and understand the roles of teachers and administrators throughout the district. Board member Chris Stokke echoed Schulze’s comments. “She’s done a great job since she’s been here,” Stokke said. “She feels horrible for sending her resignation down. We’ve got a lot to thank her for.” Stokke said he saw Bauman on Monday when she delivered the news to him, and she looked “weary” and had lost weight. “This hurts,” said Eric Greene, board member. “She does need to get better. She needs to put herself first at this particular time. I just hope that she gets better and that we pick up and carry on in the direction that she got us pointed in her short time here.” SEE BAUMAN, A9

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OPEN HOUSE 21074 Howard Avenue, Kingston $175,000 SUN 1-3 Updated rambler features quality maple cabinets, solid 4-panel doors, wood-wrapped vinyl windows, & storage galore. The 1/2 acre level lot features a gazebo, outbuildings, fruit trees, vegetable gardens. Close to ferries & town. #606064 Janet Olsen 360-265-5992 1221 Lansing Avenue, Bremerton $184,500 SUN 1-3 Adorable 3bdrm, bth rambler in West Hills. New oak laminate flooring, roof, and exterior front paint. Mtn view from front living room, open design. #607630 Jessica Kennedy 360-509-1284 21291 Howard Avenue, Kingston $207,000 SUN 1-3 Come relax in this tastefully updated rambler on 1/2 AC in Kingston. Floor plan includes a great room, family room, office & 3 bdrms. Landscaping & expansive garden space in a peaceful setting. #602581 Chris Todd 360-509-6319 Sue Tyson 360-509-0905 31 Cardinal Court, Allyn $239,900 SAT & SUN 1-3 Enjoy one level living in one of North Mason’s most convenient communities! 3 bdrm, 2 bth hm on level lot. Belwood is off of the Victor Cut Off road. Granite counters & hrdwd flrs. Come see! #561963 Kathy Olsen 360-434-1291 19433 Scoter Ln NE, Poulsbo $340,000 SUN 1-4 Lovely Poulsbo Place home! 1,992 sf Craftsman style home has two master bedrooms on the 2nd floor and a den/ master bedroom on the first floor. Kitchen includes shaker style cabinets with a convenient breakfast bar. Spacious living room off kitchen and dining creates the very popular open concept. Centrally located! #606413 Terry Burns & Rebecca Gore 360-649-3335

MASON COUNTY Alderbrook Golf #555001 $55,900 One of a kind property on golf course w/views of fairways. Corner lot w/course access, free w/ownership & HOAs. Build your vacation, dream or yr round home & enjoy a relaxing getaway in Hood Canal South shore area. Monthly HOA $190 covers club house, greens, roads, trails & common areas. Alderbrook Spa & Resort! Bill Bailey 206-271-3225 Union #555011 $109,900 Opportunity knocks! Be the 1st to reap the rewards & finish this log home w/your interior designs. Have all the amenities your way! Located in Alderbrook Golf course but nestled against a backdrop of pines for privacy. Builders estimate 80k for improved finished product which can be seen at Bill Bailey 206-271-3225

19421 Scoter Lane NE, Poulsbo $359,000 SAT 12-3 & SUN 1-4 Charming Poulsbo Place ~ 3 bdrm, 1656 sq ft home w/Bamboo flrs, Great rm w/gas frpl opens to beautiful deck w/water view. Kitchen~granite counters, maple cabinets, all SS kit appls stay, eating bar & din rm. Bdrm on main floor & upgraded bth. Upstairs: master suite w/Olympic Mtn View. 2nd mstr ste w/ it’s own bth. Lrg bonus rm & 2 car garage. #606404 Jeanette Paulus 360-286-4321 20926 Pugh Rd NE, Poulsbo $369,000 SUN 1-4 An impeccably maintained 2-story, 2016 sf home on sunny, shy half-acre. Olympic Mtn. view from 2nd flr mstr, inviting living rm w/frplc, private office & lrg family rm w/gas stove. Beautiful fenced backyard w/garden space & rm for play, pets & relaxation. Huge entertainment deck w/hottub, 2-car garage, RV parking & a cute garden shed. #587074 Julie Bray-Larsen 206-300-7001 5140 NE Admiralty Way, Hansville $669,000 SAT 12-3 Gracious waterfront on the shipping lanes. Lrg kit w/decorator cabinets, tile & hardwood. Steps to sandy beach, detached 1188 SF guesthouse/garage. Plenty of room for entertaining. #598344 Pat Miller 360-509-2385 10533 West Kingston Road, Kingston $725,000 SUN 12-3 Grand waterfront living! Views of Kingston Marina, mountains & Sound. Property offers 2 master suites, 5 total bedrooms, office, den, bonus room, sauna & sports court. French doors, solarium and private beach! #585709 Megan O’Dell 360-551-9107

COM MERCI A L Poulsbo #CBA538526 Waterfront office/retail building at the north end of Liberty Bay. 1,100 sq.ft. ground floor with large reception area, 4 private offices with views. Full service. Mark Danielsen 360-509-1299 Bremerton #607387 $205,000 Long-time, successful social club/diner/nightclub in Bremerton. Business also for sale for additional cost. Bob Guardino 360-710-7844 Clear Creek #587592 $975,000 Fully occupied 12,120 sq.ft. contractor warehouse & storage facility on 2.5 acres on Rural Comm’l zone bet Poulsbo & Silverdale. Two add’l bldg pad sites for approx 2,700 sq.ft. bldgs. Owner occupies 2,400 sq.ft. – May stay or go. Mark Danielsen 360-509-1299


Belfair #515008 $240,000 Private & Spacious 2,501sf. rambler w/a 3 car detached garage plus shop on 5.3ac. This 3bed/2.5bath hm is very open, light & bright w/cathedral ceilings & skylights. Lrg mstr bdrm w/5 piece mstr bth & 2 sinks. Donna Bosh 360-265-0958

Port Ludlow #597772 $220,000 Craftsman home offers white painted base & wrapped windows, coved ceilings, custom media cabinet, fireplace, tile fls, 2 bedms + den/guest rm. Community beach, boat ramp, 10 min. from the Hood Canal Bridge. A slice of heaven! Lorna Muller 360-620-3842 Dave Muller 360-620-4299



Hansville #454761 $749,000 100’ Low bank waterfront hm w/Olympic Mtn views on 2.19AC. 2 bd/1.75 bth rambler with 2018 Sf. Spacious kitchen w/island, hardwood floors, new carpet, wood blinds. 4 car detached garage. Walk the beach and enjoy the NW Wildlife. Pat Miller 360-509-2385

Lakebay #504255 $165,187 You get two homes for the price of one! There is a huge detached garage with room for your toys! Upstairs is living space with a bedroom, bath, office space, and eating area! This is a private lake community with a picnic and swimming area, also a boat launch. Kim Bartell 360-876-9600


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Vacant Land #510298 $35,000 Great building lot in Eagle Crest! Nicely landscaped homes in a nice neighborhood, water, power, gas and cable at lot. Bring your builder, or use one on our premier award winning builders! Recent home sold in June for $230,000. Donna Cryder 360-876-9600 Olalla #577254 $139,000 A spacious manufactured home on 2.92 acres with several outbuildings. Kitchen with eating counter is open to family & living rooms. Cathedral ceilings, a massive stone framed fireplace with wood stove insert. Linda Yost 360-876-9600 Belfair #578453 $237,950 3 bedroom, 2 bath built in 2006 off ers a great open concept feel. Home is on .63 acre. Included in this great price are two additional separate .63 acre lots with water, and power at the lots. This home off ers a large Kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area for your sit down dinners….etc. Lg. patio, nice front deck, garage, detached storage bldg. Donna Cryder 360-876-9600 Port Orchard #608593 $249,000 Aff ordable living in Port Orchard’s most desirable seaside community. Situated on over a 1/2 acre on a quiet hillside, maximizing panoramic views of the sound and Mt. Rainier. Large deck off upper level, 2nd master downstairs w/ private bath and bonus room. Beth Sturdivan 360-876-9600 South Colby #608090 $395,000 Room to breathe! This 4 bdrm home has been extensively remodeled throughout. Gorgeous kit w/double oven, slab granite, custom lighting, hrdwd flrs & more. Fam rm, din rm, liv rm, bonus rm, office, walk-in closets, french doors, security system, jetted tub, heat pump, 2 car gar, wood stove, ceiling fans. Yard is expansive & level: sportcourt, garden space, water feature, fire pit, fruit trees & chicken coop. Plenty of room and opportunities here for any buyer! Summer Davy 360-535-3625 Steve Derrig 360-710-8086 McCormick Woods #471747 $629,950 Exquisite setting & curb appeal perfectly situated w/ views of the Fairway. Pioneer Builders bring their legacy of excellence to the Roseland plan. First-flr mstr suite w/a tray ceiling, gourmet kitchen linked to the dining room by a butler’s pantry, lrg bonus rm, 3 car end load garage, extensive driveway. You are just in time to add a personal touch to your dream home! Irene & Chris Wurden 360-731-8844

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Elizabeth Larson

Elizabeth Larson Elizabeth Larson, of Indianola, died March 14, 2014, in Kitsap County. She was born Dec. 30, 1961 in Nassau County, New York. She attended Wheatley High School and the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston. She was a resident of Kitsap County since 2000 and was active in the real estate community as a designer and stager. She worked for Central Market in Poulsbo, and the Town and Country Market in Winslow. She is survived by her children Jack, Henry and Claire, of Indianola, her brothers Robert, New York City; William, Medellin, Columbia; James, of Suquamish; and her former husband Mark, of Indianola. Contributions for her children can be made at a trust account at any Wells Fargo Bank, by the account name “JHCL.”

Adrian Ramiro Garcia Adrian Ramiro Garcia passed away in the early morning hours of March 14, 2014, two days after his first birthday. Adrian was born on March 12, 2013 to Luis and Samantha Garcia of Bremerton. He was airlifted to the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital the next day after doctors discovered a major heart defect. Adrian underwent his first open-heart surgery at nine days old and remained in very critical care for the next month. He made great strides in his recovery, only to contract rhinovirus, which pushed him into heart failure. After he fought for months, he was placed on the heart transplant list and received his new heart Nov. 20, 2013. A month or so before his first birthday, his family faced the fact that his new heart would not lead him to the long and healthy life they had hoped for. Adrian passed away peacefully in his mother’s arms with his father by their side. He is survived by his parents; big brother, Damario Garcia; grandparents, Jesus and Marina Garcia, Tom Pierce and Karen Lemagie; uncle, Sergio Garcia; aunts, Mara Lemagie, Emily Lemagie, and Shannon Pierce; great-grandparents, great-aunts and uncles, and many cousins. A celebration of his life will took place at Island Center Hall on Bainbridge on March 22. Donations may be made to Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities in Seattle.


Friday, March 28, 2014


Softball clinic set for CSTOCK to perform March 29 and 30 duo of tales Diamond Dusters Fast Pitch Softball Clinic promises a fun, positive introduction to the world of fast pitch softball, led by its professional coaches. The Diamond Dusters is holding a free fundamentals clinic on Saturday, March 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Marcus Whitman Middle School, 1887 Madrona Dr SE Port Orchard, or Sunday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bremerton Ball Field at the corner of East 32nd Street and Spruce Avenue, Bremerton. This clinic will teach the fundamentals of fast pitch softball, such as the mechanics and some of the intricacies of hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching and catching, all while having a great time in a positive and supportive environment. The Diamond Dusters 18 Gold traveling and the 18 U teams will be in uniform, assisting the coaches and serving as mentors for the girls. They will also be available to answer questions the girls may have about the program, their own journeys, etc. There will also be several Diamond Dusters parents present to answer parent questions about the team environment, coaching styles, fundraising opportunities, etc. Snacks will be provided during a break about mid-way through the clinic. Contact Bill Robertson at (360) 6894347 www.diamonddusters. org.

CSTOCK will continue its 2014 season with a duo of Hans Christian Andersen’s tales, Rats and The Nightingale. The two exciting oneact musicals create another charming evening for the entire family, with a simple set, unforgettable characters and engaging stage action. Hans Christian Andersen’s, Rats is a lively, eclectic musical and not to be missed. The rats are taking over Hamelin, and nobody, including the greedy mayor, knows what to do. But who turns up, the Pied Piper. He is an odd gentleman who offers to solve the town’s dilemma for a small fee. Unfortunately, after the Piper makes good on his promise, the town’s people claim they are too poor to pay the fee. What follows is a life lesson about keeping your word. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Nightingale is an experience full of enchantment and theatrical fun. The story is about an emperor who prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale. A number of events proceed from there, but it is not until the Emperor’s deathbed that he realizes the irreplaceable value of a genuine living nightingale and her distinctive melodies. Opening night is March 28 at 7:30 with additional performances on March 29, 30 and April 4, 5, closing April 6. Sunday performances are at 6 p.m. Take advantage of our lower ticket prices, rang-

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Highland Bagpipers to join Symphony The Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale will give a musical tour of the British Isles in their concert But Come Ye Back on Friday, April 4 in Poulsbo and Saturday, April 5 in Bremerton. The Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale and acclaimed Highland Bagpiper Tyrone Heade will take the audience on a journey through Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. They will perform an exciting Celtic program featuring the music of Welsh composer Karl Jenkins and fabulous choral arrangements by Simon Carrington and Bob Chilcott, both former members of The King’s Singers. The Friday night concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave. NE, Poulsbo. The Saturday night concert also starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way, Bremerton. Tickets for the Bremerton Symphony’s 2013-2014 season, which runs until May 2014, are still available. Individual concert tickets are $24 for adults, $19 for senior and military, and $8 for youth and students. Information on concerts and tickets can be

Mended Hearts to meet April 2 Harrison Medical Center is partnering with Mended Hearts, (www.mendedhearts. org) a national and community-based nonprofit organization focused on providing support for patients and families affected by heart disease, to start a chapter here in Kitsap County. An informational meeting will be held at Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, on April 2 for those who want to learn more about this proposed Kitsap County chapter. As the oldest peer-to-peer cardiac support group in the country, Mended Hearts partners with 460 hospitals and rehabilitation clinics across the United States. Mended Hearts is recognized for its role in fostering a positive patient-care experience, and provides services to heart patients through visiting programs, educational forums. “Harrison Medical Center has had an open heart program in Kitsap County for the last 10 years, and thousands of patients have passed through these doors during that time,” said cardiothoracic surgeon William Reed, MD, FACS, FCCP. “Most of these patients continue to live in the community and carry out their normal activities. “A Mended Hearts program allows them to meet, share their stories, and address con-

cerns that affect all of them. It can provide reassurance for new patients who are facing an open heart surgery or a cardiac intervention. “ To learn more, visit or email Theresa Reed, Harrison cardiovascular care coordinator, at theresa.

The meeting location is 10452 Silverdale Way, Silverdale. CHADD offers support and information for parents, AD/HD adults, educators, and health care professionals. For further information, call Lynn Myrvang at 360-779-5362 or Kerry Miller at 360-697-3922.

Kitsap Jayhawkers to meet April 5

Kitsap MS walk set for April 12

The Kitsap Jayhawkers will meet Saturday, April 5, at the Airport Diner in Bremerton at 11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for native Kansans to get together to talk about living in The Sunflower State. Attendees are encouraged to share their memories of Easter and spring while living in Kansas. New members are always welcome. Call Doris Rice at 360-792-9151 for more information.

The Kitsap County MS Walk MS will be Saturday, April 12 in Silverdale. The National MS Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, has set its sights on raising $34,000 at Walk MS Kitsap County. The Silverdale event will begin at 9 a.m. at Klahowya Secondary School, 7607 NW Newberry Hill Road. Other Walk MS Washington sites include: Clarkston, Bainbridge Island, Bellingham, Olympia, Snohomish County (Tulalip), South Sound (University Place) and Tri-Cities (Kennewick), Seattle, Spokane and Wenatchee. To start a team, make a donation, sign up to volunteer or learn more, call the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, at 800-344-4867 and press 2, or visit www. The Silverdale walk is sponsored by Haggen Northwest Fresh and TOP Food & Drug.

Psychologist set to speak at CHADD Mireille Beauchaine Reece will speak at 7 p.m. April 8 at the Kitsap CHADD meeting. Her topic will be “Adults & AD/HD.” She is a clinical psychologist at Peninsula Psychological Center in Silverdale. Kitsap CHADD is here to support those impacted by AD/HD, be it yourself, a spouse, child, student, client or friend along with any coexisting conditions. Discussion will be open during the evening, and all are welcome. There is no cost and no presign-up needed.

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Washington state’s public records act is a straightforward law designed to allow the public to see what its governments are up to. More often than not, though, the law is used by government officials to delay and block citizens from getting their hands on what is rightfully theirs. We’ve had countless run-ins with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, the City of Bremerton, the Port of Bremerton, the Bremerton and Central Kitsap school districts and other agencies when it comes to requests for records. There are exemptions to the law that allow agencies to deny requests. More often than not, though, agencies take as long as they possibly can to respond and try to shoehorn certain documents into an exempted status, rather than simply turning over what is plainly a public document. A perfect example occurred last week when we asked CKFR for photos of Chief Scott Weninger, board chairman Dave Fergus and firefighter Ronny Smith. A few weeks prior to that, it took us more than a week to get a photo of Patrol Chief Gary Simspon from the sheriff’s office. In the case of the fire district delay, we had to send a reporter to the lobby of the CKFR headquarters to take photographs of photographs of Weninger and Fergus hanging on the lobby wall. To get around the obstruction from the sheriff’s office, we had to scan a photograph from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s annual report. In all of these cases, there are multiple publicly available photographs that have already been published and are circulating throughout Kitsap County. The photographs, in a format that is too small to reproduce on the pages of this newspaper, are also all over the Internet. But, rather than taking a minute or two to email us photos we can print, the agencies instead insisted that we file a records request so they can drag their collective feet and drum up any possible reasons they can think of to say, “no.” It shouldn’t be this way. Take a look at the what the law actually says (emphasis added): “The people of this state do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies that serve them. The people, in delegating authority, do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good for them to know. The people insist on remaining informed so that they may maintain control over the instruments that they have created. This chapter shall be liberally construed and its exemptions narrowly construed to promote this public policy and to assure that the public interest will be fully protected. In the event of conflict between the provisions of this chapter and any other act, the provisions of this chapter shall govern.” A little bit of common sense goes a long way when it comes to the public records act. Bureaucrats playing games, on the other hand, does nothing but frustrate the public and leads to unnecessary acrimony.

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April brings a shower of local events I love April. It is that wonderful turning point where you kiss the worst part of winter goodbye and spring has become the official season. I keep pretty busy with what I have going on in my life. Sure, there is an ebb and flow. There are also certain times of the year that I purposely scale back on what I do for the service of others and take a little more time here and there for myself. Springtime is apparently not one of those times that I like to cut back too much. I am simply way too excited to get outside to start working on my yard and enjoying the warm sun-filled days. Looking at my April calendar this week, I was amazed that most of my weekends and many a weeknight were already filled up. Coming up on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 is the Annual Washington State Science and Engineering Fair held at Bremerton High School. I have written about this event before as my own child is participating again this year. Even if you do not have a student who is participating, you should come check it out. Lots of activities are happening on site to keep everyone

entertained even during the few times the doors to the exhibits are closed for judging. If our family was not already committed to the science fair, there is the Fourth Annual

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Colleen Smidt Heart for the Homeless 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 5. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and check-in is at Evergreen Park, 1500 Park Ave. The run starts at 9 a.m. Pre-register at Coming up on April 26 is round two of the Gateway Clean Up. While the numbers of volunteers were considerable in round one this past October, and their efforts were more than impressive, as a group we did not quite reach all of the areas that were begging to be conquered. Check in for this round

will be in the same location across from Kitsap Transit and Volunteer Bremerton is looking for willing community members to assist in the weeding and clean-up efforts between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. More information can be found on the Volunteer Bremerton Facebook page. Now for the flower portion of April. I was excited to learn this past week that one of my favorite businesses is moving back to the downtown area. Paul’s Flowers will be moving into space at 1210 Pacific Ave. down near Evergreen Park. I encourage everyone to patronize the businesses surrounding Evergreen Park in the coming weeks and months. These businesses have persevered through what is a naturally slow time of the year. That was made even worse this year by extensive construction projects in the area which still have several more months to go before all the work is completed. Whatever you choose, there’s lots to do outside and lots of ways to support your community. Colleen Smidt is a longtime resident of Bremerton and can be reached at smidtracing@

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Making our position clear on contract offer Harrison Medical Center is here to make a positive difference in people’s lives through exceptional healthcare. Every decision we make is with the goal of providing safe, quality around-theclock care for our community for generations to come. It’s the same philosophy that guided us to our affiliation with Franciscan Health System. And it has been the guiding principle with which we approached negotiations with UFCW Local 21 for a new contract covering our ProTech employees, which includes nursing assistants,

pharmacists, technicians and others. UFCW represents three bargaining units at Harrison totaling nearly 1,600 members — about 60 percent of Harrison’s workforce. If all units stopped working at the same time, hospital operations would be crippled. It is with this goal in mind that Harrison proposed a labor peace agreement, a major point of contention in our negotiations. The language Harrison proposed would prevent the members from refusing to cross a picket line in sympathy with other bargaining units, including the other two units represented by

I would like to clarify comments I made during the Central Kitsap Community Council meeting of March 20, regarding a new location for the Silverdale branch of the Kitsap Regional Library. I have been working for more than 15 years for the creation of the Central Kitsap Community Campus and a new library for Silverdale. There is no one in Silverdale who is more interested in building our new library and building it now.

During the meeting, I suggested that, in deciding upon a new location, we should consider our vision for Silverdale for the next 30 to 50 years. However, I was not suggesting that we wait 30 to 50 years to start building our new library. To the contrary, I believe that we should proceed with all deliberate speed on building our new library now. Having said that, I remind all that, wherever we build the new library, that building will probably serve our community for the next 50 to 100 years. So, this is a decision that requires very careful deliberation and should not be rushed. I do understand the value


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when a contract expires and if negotiations come to an impasse. However, we need to ensure that other employees working under separate labor contracts will continue to do so. We do not want those employees to be at risk of being penalized with union fines for coming to work. Most importantly, we want the hospital to remain open. As the only hospital in Kitsap County, and the region’s only level III emergency trauma center, we cannot compromise the safety of our patients and the security of our community. Labor peace agreements are standard in healthcare

organizations for this very reason. Similar language is in place in virtually all other Local 21-represented contracts in healthcare, as well as in Harrison’s contract with registered nurses, who are represented by Local 21. We know that providing a quality work environment and a competitive wage is linked to a quality workforce. That is why we agreed to wage increases between 2 and 2.5 percent in addition to annual step increases, as well as a ratification bonus that would approximate the pay increases employees would have earned had the contract been signed before it expired. We have asked

local municipal government for Silverdale. This is important to remember because, in Kitsap County, the historical model is that the local community and government provide the actual physical building for that community’s library branch. So, I would encourage the commissioners to provide KRL the best possible deal for the placement of our library on the Community Campus. Whatever deal

the commissioners offer KRL should be better than the deal that was provided to the YMCA. After all, in Kitsap County, providing a home for a local KRL branch is a responsibility of our local municipal government. Kitsap County has been sucking substantial tax revenues out of Silverdale for more than 30 years and, now, it is time for the county to make this investment in and for Silverdale.

UFCW to allow its members to vote on our most recent proposal. At its best, the relationship between union and employer is a partnership in which each side strives to understand the other and develop solutions together. We hope that UFCW shares our goals of ensuring our employees are compensated fairly, that our community is safe, and that we can care for our patients for years to come. Marie LaMarche is the executive director of Human Resources for Harrison Medical Center.


A look at the library and Silverdale’s future of deadlines. So, I understand KRL’s selection of June 5 as their deadline for making a decision about the location for our new library. But, I do hope that KRL remains flexible with this deadline so that Kitsap County has adequate time to develop the best possible proposal for the placement of the library on the Central Kitsap Community Campus. I would remind all that Commissioner Linda Streissguth has been in her job for less than three months and should be given sufficient time to address this important decision. The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners are the

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Harrison hosts job shadow for high school students BY SERAINE PAGE SPAGE@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

Every day, students in high school hear about their options when it comes to the future. College, technical schools and heading straight into the job market are all viable possibilities. But how easy is it to choose a career without really knowing what a day on the job is like? Last week, seniors and juniors convened at Harrison Medical Center campuses from Silverdale to Bremerton to participate in a job shadow program for those interested in the medical field. The program allows students to get a better feel of different jobs in the medical field, like nutrition, hematology, nursing and similar professions, said Lalonda Hansen, Harrison Medical Center Human Resource

Specialist. “We do allow them on the floors so they can be in clinical situations from phlebotomy to microbiology,” Hansen said. For David Degnan, a senior at Crosspoint Academy, the opportunity was priceless. When his grandmother went back to school six years ago to be a nurse, he decided he wanted to follow in her footsteps to be in the medical field. “I’ve always been interested in the medical field since then,” said Degnan, who wore a blue lab coat throughout his job shadow. “I think it’s very smart to go into the medical field, especially with the expanding opportunities. I think it’s really interesting. That’s why I’m so appreciative of this.” Degnan toured the blood bank, hematology and microbiology areas of the


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Once a year students from across the county have the opportunity to participate in the hospital’s job shadowing program, Hansen said. Every year the popular program has between 40 and 50 participants from both public and private high schools. While the hospital is where most of the students are hosted, some visit the hospital’s urgent care centers as well for the job shadowing. Students are required to fill out a questionnaire on their intentions for participating, and they must also have a reference letter recommending them for the experience, she said. School counselors then decide which students can attend the job shadow event.

Medical tech Virginia Angud fielded questions and showed students around her department last Friday morning. Angud frequently trains the newbies in her department, so working with students was enjoyable, she said. “I love training people. I’ve trained almost everybody here, I think,” she said. “Medical is a really interesting field. It’s challenging, and you see new things every day.” For Angud and fellow staff members, that means clearly reading various slides, updating information and keeping up with technological advances in the medical field. Bremerton High School Senior Nick Torres said taking a half day to tour the facility was well worth his time. “It’s pretty cool. It’s a lot of information,” he said. “I’ve done labs before, but I’ve never done a college-level lab yet. I feel like this is even more precise.” After students finished spending time with their department mentors, they offered evaluations and were given certificates for their job shadow participation. As the event dwindled, one staff member admitted she wished job shadowing would have been available when she was a high school student. “It would of been very beneficial,” said Michelle Hopson, medical technologist. “I didn’t know what I was going to major in until my junior year of college.”

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Welcome to Military Appreciation Day 2014! For more than 10 years Kitsap County has celebrated the military presence in our area communities. Kitsap County serves as the home of several military installations under the Navy Region northwest designation. According to the Navy Region NW Public Affairs Office, there are 21,000 active duty, 6,000 reserve and 35,000 retirees in the Kitsap area. This is in addition to the 42,000 military family members that live and work in the area. Their children attend local schools; service men and women live, work and play here. The contribution of these individuals to our local economy is substantial. Military Appreciation Day 2014 is meant to be both fun and educational. Local businesses and those that serve the military have generously provided free and discounted items for our local service men and women. Military Appreciation Day 2014 is Saturday, March 29, from 11 a.m. to

4 p.m. in the Kitsap Pavilion at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. The event is free and open to the public. Over 80 commercial booths are reserved in the Kitsap Pavilion on March 29 to provide a huge ‘thank you’ to our military members. Every booth will donate prizes; prize winners will be announced throughout the day. “One of the grand prizes is a smart tablet,” said Chairperson Sandra Butler from Oxford Suites. Prizes are given to local active duty, reservist and retirees who must show their military identification in order to claim their winnings. Fun filled activities and events will appeal to the entire family. The doors of the Kitsap Pavilion will open at 11 a.m. Door prizes will be awarded beginning at 12:15 p.m. The Marine Corps Color Guard will present the flags of the Marines, Navy, Army, Coast Guard and Air Force. Local student Rachael Poguchi will sing the National Anthem. The event will feature honorable keynote speakers. They include: Congressman Derek Kilmer; Michael Wettlaufer, Commanding Officer for the USS John C Stennis;

and Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent. Entertainment options will appeal to folks of all ages, with dance performances by the Galletta School of Dance and Performing Arts, the Northwest School of Dance, and music performances from Ted Brown Music. Military Appreciation Day always features fun kid-specific activities. This year there will be a bounce house, a kids’ boot camp run by the Marines, a show and tell game, military vehicles, a U.S. Coast Guard boat as well as visits from McGruff the Crime Dog and Central Kitsap Fire Department’s mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog. This annual event is made possible through the generous donations of time and prizes from local merchants and Kitsap community members, including the Bremerton YMCA, First Command Financial, Liberty Bay Auto Center, Kitsap Credit Union, Sunrise Dental of Silverdale, Miller-Woodlawn/ Dignity Memorial, The Point Casino, The University of Phoenix, and the Arena Sports Bar & Grill in addition to the media sponsor, The Central Kitsap Reporter.


11:00 a.m. Doors open to the public. 11:30 a.m. Marines Color Guard posts the flag and Rachael Poguchi performs the National Anthem. 11:35 a.m. Congressman Derek Kilmer is introduced. 11:45 a.m. Michael Wettlaufer, Commanding Officer of the USS John C Stennis is introduced. 11:55 a.m. Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent is introduced. 12:15 p.m. Door prize drawings begin. 12:30 p.m. Local musical group Easy Breeze performs. 1:45 p.m. The Galletta School of Dance and Performing Arts will perform on stage. 2:20 p.m. The Northwest School of Dance will perform on stage. 2:55 p.m. Ted Brown Music students will perform on stage.

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and play in our communities throughout Kitsap County make up a large population that our city could not be more proud for the freedom and safety you continue to provide the balance of our residents and citizens. As we honor you on this Military Appreciation Day we want you to know that over the past five years we have been blessed by our Historical Memorial Preservationist, Mick Hersey, who has written, researched, cleaned and refurbished over 56 Veterans Memorials and Museums in Kitsap County. Because of him and hunSEE MAYOR, 6

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U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer will speak at Saturday’s Military Appreciation Day. The local military presence is a cornerstone of our community working as both a partner in local initiatives and a defender of our freedom. Part of the reason that an event like this is important is because it is an opportunity to say thank you to those who have served. It provides our community with the opportunity to back up our words with deeds – something that Kitsap County has always embraced. Home to more than 25,000 active duty and reserve Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, and National Guard personnel, 50,000 veterans, and their families, our region has a lot to be thankful for. We also have a lot to do to properly thank our military neighbors. We have to continue to provide outstanding education with opportunities to the children of military families, we need to remain committed to ensuring that those who have served

don’t have to fight for a job here at home, and we must help veterans and service members get the benefits that they have earned. T he Si lverd a le Chamber of Commerce, the hosts of this outstanding event, is a shining example of the dedication of our community to our local heroes. The 2014 Military Appreciation Day and Informational Fair will provide military sevicepeople, veterans, and their families with an introduction to what our community has to offer. Moreover, it’s an oppor-

tunity for the whole community to learn how we can support those in service and those who have served. I am honored to welcome you and participate in this great event that recognizes the sacrifices of so many of our neighbors. Your participation in todays’ event demonstrates your thanks and dedication. Yet we must remain committed to our friends and neighbors and strive to do more. Thank you for your support to our local military personnel and this outstanding event.


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Coast Guard joins Military Appreciation Day BY LESLIE KELLY LKELLY@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

Some of what they do is very “classified.” But members of the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) stationed at Naval Base KitsapBangor will be on hand during Military Appreciation Day to answer questions about their work here on the Kitsap Peninsula. According to Commander Thomas P. Sullivan, the 150 members of the Coast Guard assigned at Bangor are charged with conducting waterborne operations to ensure the safety and security of the U.S. Navy Strategic Assets. In layman’s terms, that means escorting the Trident Submarines attached to Bangor to and from their designated “drop points.” While the actual locations of those drop points are not made public, the crews keep a close eye on the submarines, protecting them from possible enemy attack as they leave the Kitsap Peninsula area to go on their missions. “I could tell you, but I’d have to kill you,” joked Sullivan when asked about drop points. Sullivan said the mission of the Coast Guard’s MFPU is to employ the Coast

Cmdr. Tom Sullivan Guard’s law enforcement authority and jurisdiction to enforce a moving security zone for naval submarines transiting the waters of the Puget Sound. The MFPU Mission Statement sums it up succinctly, he said. “We are a team of vigilant guardians entrusted to protect instruments of U.S. strategic deterrence through protection by presence and defense by force,” reads the statement. The coast Guard MFPU is funded through the U.S. Navy. Additionally, the Coast Guard in this area also responds to oil spills and search and rescue calls. Sullivan has been commander at Bangor for the past two and a half years. He’s had

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tions along the 1500 mile U.S and Canadian border from western Lake Superior to the Straits of Mackinac. In conjunction with these missions, he directed seven multi-mission small boat stations across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. In partnership with the U.S. Border Patrol and Royal Canadian Mounted Police, he was also instrumental in expanding joint U.S. and Canada law enforcement operations along Lake Superior and the St. Maries River under IBET (Integrated Border Enforcement Teams). He is from Detroit, but attended high school in South Florida where it was a neighbor who suggested he think about joining the Coast Guard. “I babysat for some neighbors,” he said. “He was a

teacher and he kept asking me about what I planned to do after high school. I didn’t know so he took me down to talk to the Coast Guard. I decided I really liked their mission, especially the humanitarian aid. And since I’d grown up around the water, it seemed a natural fit.” He has been stationed in Florida, North Carolina, Washington D.C., New Jesery, Michigan and Hawaii. He has many stories about rescues. “Over the years, I’ve been involved in hundreds of search and rescue cases where we pulled folks out of the water,” he said. One that has stayed in his mind was early in his career where he helped rescue a U.S. fishing boat that caught fire and had drifted into Cuban waters at the height of the Cold War. Prior to Bangor, he was the executive officer of Electronic Systems Support Unit (ESU) Honolulu. There, he was responsible for all electronic, computer, network and navigation systems support for over 45 units throughout the 14th District from Hawaii, west to Singapore, and south to American Samoa. Enlisting in the Coast Guard in 1981, Sullivan achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer prior to being selected for Officer Candidate School in 1994. His more than 32 years of active duty include operational tours aboard three Florida-based

medium endurance cutters; Group Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina and Station Lake Worth Inlet in West Palm Beach, Florida. His staff assignments include Coast Guard Headquarters Washington, DC; the Electronic Engineering Center in Wildwood, New Jersey and the 14th District in Honolulu, Hawaii. Commander Sullivan’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Coast Guard Commendation Medal with operational device and five gold stars, the Coast Guard Achievement Medal with operational device, the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbon, the expert pistol medal, the enlisted cutterman’s insignia and a number of other service medals and unit awards. Sullivan is married to the former Ann Marie Warner. They have two grown children, Gregory and Shannon. Greg is a Reserve Boatswain’s Mate Second Class attached to Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet in West Palm Beach, and Shannon is the wife of Army Veteran Sergeant Blake Lam of Silverdale. Sullivan and his wife plan to retire in Silverdale following a Change of Command this summer at Bangor. Sullivan’s crew plan to bring a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft Law Enforcement boat to be on display at Military Appreciation Day.

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She can transform the clutter into calm. That’s her mission. Sheila Taylor is the force behind Clutter Controllers, a business she officially opened in 2013. As a Navy w i f e , she was l o o king for something to get her back into the work Sheila Taylor force. S h e and her husband and their daughter came to the Bremerton-area in 2009 after her husband retired from the Navy to be near family. “I had a background in accounting and so I went looking for something, not knowing how intense the competition would be,” she said. “A friend said to me that as OCD as I am, I should use what I’m good at and offer my services.” OCD — obsessive compulsive disorder — is often used as a term to denote people who are highly organized. Taylor admits the term fits her and that she was often called in to help family and friends get organized. “I’d been doing that for years, helping many of my Navy friends who were often disorganized because of having to move so often,” she said. “I’d be at a friend’s house and she’d say something about how disorganized her panty was and I’d say ‘Oh, let me help.’” She spent four months putting together a business plan and opened in January of last year. She offers one-time services, and follow-up maintenance sessions if desired. “My goal is to teach the client how to keep themselves organized,” she said. “But in some cases, they just don’t have the time and they opt to have me come back once or twice a month to keep them in order.” In each case, she spends 60 to 90 minutes on location walking through the area to be organized with the client. “I ask a lot of questions,” she said. “I ask them if they were to picture the area as they wanted it, what would it look like?” she said.

BEFORE Taylor gives her suggestions for how to get things in order. Then she schedules time for the makeover. In most cases, she works on an area or a room at a time. Small projects can take one or two days. Larger projects can take three days or more. She will work by the hour at $40 an hour or will give a cost per project on the larger projects. Many times, Taylor said, all that is needed is a fresh set of eyes. “Once someone has walked around a pile for so long, or avoided a mess, they feel that that can’t tackle it,” she said. “They know what they want, but they just can’t get started.” When she organizes, she looks for ways to use what’s on hand. “If there’s a straw basket in one room that is just sitting empty, but can be used in another, I do that first,” she said. “I like to recycle, reuse and repurpose.” If other shelving or con-


tainers are needed, she’ll band was ready, but the make the trip to the store wife was not. She didn’t to get them. want to part with anyShe works with clients to thing. So I told them that I’d be happy determine to work what needs with them to be kept and to call ha ndy, me when stored, and “My goal is to teach what can the client how to keep they were both ready be given make away. She themselves organized. to changes.” will take But in some cases, T h e r e loads of they just don’t have really isn’t c l o t h i n g , the time and they one kind of f u r n i t u r e opt to have me come room that’s and other any harder goods to back once or twice a than anothc h a r i - month to keep them ties she in order.” er, she said. likes, or to But she – Sheila Taylor the charlikes panity that tries and the client garages. requests. “Wit h She doesn’t run into pantries, I like lining much resistance, she said, everything up neatly because by the time the cli- so you can see what’s in ent calls her, they’re ready there,” Taylor said. “And to make a change. with garages, they are “There’s only been one great because you recover time when I had to walk away,” she said. “It was obvious when I did my walk-through that the hus-

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the Common Core’s subdimensions of use of physical environment and classroom routines and rituals.” Her work can actually save clients money and time. She noted that many times cleaning out the pantry and keeping it that way helps a client know what they have so that they don’t over buy or let food go bad. In the home office, it means saving time. “It’s estimated that the average worker spends 55 minutes a day looking for things in and around his or her desk,” she said. “Being organized has a profound affect on productivity and efficiency.” Taylor will have a booth at Military Appreciation Day and can be contracted through her website, www., or call her at 360-917-9004.

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friends. We also have many new shipmates who arrived in the area for the first time. We were all welcomed by the community with open arms. Since June, we have had the privilege of working alongside our neighbors and friends at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard while conducting major maintenance on Stennis. Our mission right now is getting the maintenance done on time and on budget. The demand for aircraft carriers, ships and submarines at sea remains high and our job is to return Stennis to operational readiness in the near future. Imperative in our return was resuming our community service initiatives throughout Kitsap County. We have a tradition of giving back to the communities that have provided such enduring support to the military, our veterans and our families. Our sailors participate

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Thank you from one military spouse to another BY SERAINE PAGE SPAGE@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

If there’s one thing that’s taken awhile for me to get used to, it is hearing “thank you for your service” from others. Like many in our community, I am a Navy wife. My husband enlisted four years ago, and I’ve never known anything other than being a military spouse. Prior to meeting my husband, I would often approach others in uniform to thank them for their service. Both my grandfathers served, one of my uncles served, and four of my cousins dedicated

time to the military. It’s in my blood to be a bit patriotic and proud of our service members. Yet, it never dawned on me to turn to the person standing next to those service members — a spouse, friend, mother or child — and thank them as well. Perhaps it is because the uniform of a military service member sends such a strong message of service that I was blind to the fact that even the plain-clothed civilian deserved a “thank you” as well. It’s also why I am so surprised when others will thank my husband and myself for “our” service to the country

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in which we live. I expect him to get the handshake and gratitude. So when a complete stranger turns to me and gives thanks, it is always a pleasant surprise. After going through our first deployment together in 2012, I realized very quickly why families deserved thanks for their “service” as well. There is nothing that can prepare a family for the loneliness, sadness, anxiety and anger that is the direct result of going through a forced deployment. The stress put on the family unit — or just couples — is tremendous. While my husband was deployed to the Middle East, I

sent several emails a day, a few letters a week, and I anxiously awaited the rare phone call. My cell phone was glued to my hand, and even at night my ringer was on the loudest possible setting to awake me if he called from several time zones away. Before his departure, we both agreed to keep a journal of our daily activities and how it felt to be apart. Well, life soon got in the way, and our journals were only filled out for the first few months of the deployment. Once he got back, we exchanged journals to read one another’s ramblings and scribbles. Although my husband is


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given situation. Whether it be last- minute orders, back-toback deployments or untimely command changes, we’re resilient. It is because of the support we continuously show our service members that gets them through the challenging aspects of military life. As a military spouse, I want to say thank you to all the other military families who show love and support to their service member here at home or overseas. It’s because of strong, encouraging families that our military members can focus on the task at hand. Enjoy M i l it a r y Appreciation Day!

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The Kitsap Area Veterans Alliance (KAVA) will hold a countywide Stand Down Saturday, April 26, at the Sheridan Community Center in Bremerton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of the event is to make available to local veterans and their families a variety of free services ranging from clothing donations and haircuts to legal advice and even medical aid for those who need it. “It is a very needed event that helps Veterans and their family members who have served us well,” said Jim McKenna, Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Program Manager. KAVA is a group of local veterans, businesses and donors who organize events like the stand down to

support the county’s military community. Prior stand down events have been well received, inspiring KAVA to continue the program. “There were around 200 people in attendance last year,” said McKenna. “The demand is still high, the need is there, and we’re anticipating a good turn out.” Of course, not all attendees are seeking serious assistance. Veterans have been known to attend the event simply to mingle with friends, have lunch and see familiar faces. Spouses and children are welcome, and similar assistance will be available to them as well. Veterans seeking assistance will be required to provide either a DD214 form or official discharge papers and unaccompanied relatives will need to supply the same paperwork and proof of relation to a veteran. If an individual does not have the

required paperwork, there will be a verification service available at the event. “There will be legal assistance, clothing, food, hair cuts and a dental clinic there,” said McKenna. Also present at the event will be representatives from the Work Source program to help veterans with finding employment as well as resume writing assistance and job interview tips. “It’s really a community coming together to help veterans,” said McKenna. The Sheridan Community Center is located at 680 Lebo Blvd., in Bremerton. The term “stand down” typically describes the brief period of light duty that follows the return of a military unit or ship from a deployment. It can also describe the stopping of a course of action.

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Students release salmon fry into Clear Creek BY SERAINE PAGE SPAGE@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

Last week, students across Kitsap County said goodbye to salmon they’ve been raising for the last few months in classroom tanks. As part of the “Salmon in the Classroom” program through the Clear Creek Trail Task Force, various classrooms raised salmon eggs in tanks until the fish could be released into streams as fry. Last Thursday, Clear Creek Elementary fourth graders went in pairs with kindergarten buddies to release their salmon into the stream. Some named their fish as they let them go off into the clear, babbling creek. Students chose names like “Flower” and “Lola” before releasing the wiggling chum

salmon. “They get personally attached,” said fourth grade math and science teacher Barbara Bromley. She said some of her students wanted to keep the fish just a little bit longer to watch them grow. While the kindergarten students learned a few things about salmon, Bromley’s students have spent almost the full year studying the life cycle and habits of salmon. Ainara Singleton, 9, said that studying salmon in a variety of ways — including dissection — was “really cool.” Singleton led her kindergarten buddy by the hand as they walked down the embankment to the Clear Creek stream just a few minutes walk from the school. The student named her

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Breanna Rodriguz, 5, checks out some salmon fry. fish Pat after Pat Kirschbaum, an educator and outreach coordinator with the Clear Creek Trail. On site, Kirschbaum handed students their small, clear cups filled with a twitchy salmon waiting to be released. She also showed the students a map of where their salmon would travel once released into the frigid waters.

“I’m a teacher, and so I just love the kids getting this experience outside and being able to apply what they learn in the classroom to real life,” Kirschbaum said. While small groups of students said goodbye to their fish, other students focused on planting trees just up the hill from the stream. Bromley and other members of the Clear Creek Task

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resident for at least one year; emphasis must be placed on individual’s contributions after age 60. Prior contributions will still be considered, however. Services in any field of endeavor will be considered, including military, government, art, healthcare, volunteer service,

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Force wanted students to understand the importance of healthy trees in the area to feed nutrients into the creek for the fish. Since September, the students have been taught in a variety of mediums about the fish, Bromley said. In October, they visited Grover Creek Fish Hatchery to see the early stages of salmon that would later be in their classroom. In January, Bromley’s students received 100 eggs to observe and study prior to the release date on the first day of spring. “They now appreciate what an integral part of our environment they are,” Bromley said of the day’s activities. “It’s neat for them to see a process of a living organism go from birth to

almost a teen.” Additionally, students made beaded salmon necklaces and played a game to learn the life cycle events inside classrooms while other students were outside releasing salmon. Older students also put on a salmon sock puppet play to better explain the life cycles to other students. To top off the day, student pairs paraded around the school in handmade paper salmon costumes. “Salmon in the Classroom was started in 1987 by a local chapter of the Kiwanis Club, to help restore salmon runs to Clear Creek, while educating school children about the life cycle of salmon,” according to the Clear Creek Trail website.

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Volunteer Chore Services seeking volunteers BY SERAINE PAGE SPAGE@SOUNDPUBLISHING.COM

Catholic Community Services is calling for people of all talents to volunteer for chore services through the organization. The Catholic Community Services/Volunteer Services Program has served Kitsap County’s low-income elders and disabled adults for the last 33 years with the help of volunteers throughout the peninsula. Volunteers may spend time working individually or in groups, twice a month or even every day. “We help to keep them in their own homes before they go to an assisted living facility,” said Donna Jones, Catholic Community Services program coordi-

nator. The greatest need at the moment is for builders to construct wheelchair ramps and do minor home repairs, Jones said. A few of her volunteers have passed away or moved, leaving her organization with fewer and fewer volunteers. Some are getting older, and they can’t handle the physical requirements of construction building. One group that has consistently been of great help to the organization is the Bluebills volunteer group, Jones said. The Bluebills are a group of Boeing retirees who have knowledge in engineering and construction and frequently do builds together. “They’re getting older,” Jones said of the 20-year-

Wayne Nilen Johnson 73, of Silverdale

July 12,1940 to March 12th, 2014 Wayne Nilen Johnson was born in Bottineau, ND to Joseph and Beatrice Johnson. He was the oldest of eight children. He graduated from Bottineau High School and then received his business certificate from college. Wayne married Joan Bergman in September 1961. They moved to Bismarck, ND to start their new life together. While in Bismarck, ND, they had two sons, Kirk and Craig. November 1968 they ventured out West to Bremerton, WA., where Wayne started his new job at the Kitsap Sun newspaper as credit manager, and later as a office manager. In 1989 he started his own excavating business. Wayne was an active member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and enjoyed taking the Eucharist to shut-Ins. He developed real friendships with those people. He was a very gregarious, gentle, and caring man with a sense of humor that most enjoyed. He was totally involved in his son’s lives and was their best friend as they grew up. He coached Kirk’s little league baseball team and was active in Craig’s Bow Scout Group. Wayne enjoyed fishing, golfing, motorcycling, and in later years his golf cart enabled him to join our neighbors, children, and pets on our half mile road. Wayne passed away peacefully with his wife by his side. He was preceded in death by his father Joseph. Wayne is survived by his wife Joan, mother Beatrice, sons; Kirk (Melissa) of Tacoma and Craig (Judy) of Gig Harbor, two grandsons; Nicholas and Kyle, seven siblings; Julie (Merle) Kroeplin, Gary (Marsha) Johnson, Patty (Arnie) Kleppe, Ryan (Bev) Johnson, Paul (Sharon) Johnson, Barton (Marina) Johnson, and Cathy (Mark) Brekke, plus 5 nieces and 7 nephews. There will be a Funeral Mass and celebration of life on Monday, May 5, at 11 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, located at 4215 Pine Rd. NE in Bremerton. An online memorial can be seen at http://www.tuellmckeebremerton. com/. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in Wayne’s name or to “Disabled American Vets”

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old Bluebill group. “There’s gonna come a time when they can’t do this much longer.” According to the Bluebill’s website, the retirees put in 88,319 hours of volunteer work in 2012 alone across western Washington, including Kitsap County. It is Jones’ hope that similarly enthusiastic individuals will step up to the plate to volunteer their time for chore services. The current Bluebills group can get a railing or ramp done in four hours or less, which allows them to move on quickly to other projects. All projects are up to code, including ADA requirements, Jones said. Volunteer John Breslin, a shipyard retiree, has

spent the last 13 years volunteering for Catholic Community Services. Some weeks he’ll have four or five clients who need him to install a grab bar in the bathroom or fix something around their home. Other times he won’t have calls for two or three weeks at a time, he said. But no matter when he gets the call, he’s raring to go. “To me, it’s a big deal to keep our older folks — which I am rapidly approaching upon — in their homes,” said Breslin. “I do whatever I can do to keep somebody in their home so they’re safe and empowered so they feel like a human being.” Breslin has done everything from electrical and plumbing to sheetrock and

Kenneth D Hughes 1938 - 2014 Kenneth D Hughes died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday night,18 March 2014. Ken, the son of Charley and Blanche Hughes, was born in Pleasant Valley [Gorst],WA, in 1938. He attended South Kitsap High School, served in the US Navy,and was a Bremerton Firefighter for more than 33 years, retiring as BFD Deputy Chief in 1993. He also drove a truck for Bremerton Concrete and was a Security Guard at Kitsap Mall around his BFD shift schedule. Ken loved nothing more than to bring smiles to his family, friends and neighbors, often to the point of soft groans and rolled eyes. From a table in his garage, he greeted and engaged neighbors, dog-walkers, joggers, missionaries and door-todoor salespersons. Strangers were truly friends he’d not yet met. Ken never lost his first-responder mindset and would always drive from point A to point B, seldom hitting a stop sign or traffic light and never back-tracking. Ken had breakfast every Tuesday morning at the Burger King on Kitsap Way with his brothers Jimmy Hughes and Frank Burton. They were predeceased by their brother, Fred Hughes, whom they miss dearly. He is survived by his wife, Judith [White] Hughes; his daughter Melinda Hughes; son and daughter-in-law Mark and Leslie [Gibb] Hughes; step-daughter Chris King-Talley; 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and his ex-wife and the mother of his children, Linda [Jones] Hickey. He would be pleased to know that his friend Ron has arranged to finish his gardening and Paul is hauling away the trash, the puppy is on hold, and he is right: Birch trees are messy. He is truly missed. Ken will be honored at a memorial service at 1:00 p.m., Saturday 29 March 2014,at the Kitsap Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship, 4418 Perry Avenue NE, Bremerton. In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to the Rescue One Fund, Bremerton Fire Department, 911 Park Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337. Please see the full obituary at

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framing in homes. As for recipients having strangers in their home, Breslin has never come across an unkind or ungracious homeowner. “They’re really receptive to having somebody come out and help,” he said. “That’s all that we’re doing it for is to help. They know they need help, and they really want to stay in their home.” State funding hasn’t been kind to nonprofits, and one of the major cutbacks has been on grab bars, which help those who need assistance getting up and down, Jones said. The chore services aspect of Catholic Community Services started in 1981 “in response to cuts in services for elders by the state legislature,” states the Catholic Community Services website. “The state is not allowed any more to provide funding for any modifications in the bathroom,” Jones said. “We picked up that slack with the help of the Bluebills.” Because volunteers can only spend so much time providing services, any elder or people with disabilities are asked to call in advance for help. Many times the volunteers are tied up and may not be able to drive someone to a doctor’s appointment that same day, Jones said.

“We don’t have instant volunteer services,” she said. Services like laundry and minor home repair are available to those 60 and older, living on a fixed income who also have health or mobility limitations. Adults, ages 18 through 59, with temporary or permanent functional limitations are also eligible for services. For those who cannot volunteer their time, there are a variety of ways to donate to Catholic Community Services. Cash gifts, recurring gifts, inkind gifts (paper products, toiletries, clothing, etc.) and vehicle donations are all accepted. Breslin noted that anyone who wants to make a difference should give Catholic Community Services a call. “If you really want to be able to feel like you’ve contributed to the community, this is the way to do it,” he urged. “We all have to give a little bit back. We can’t continually just take all the time. This is a good opportunity to give a little bit back.” For more information on volunteering, contact Donna Jones, program coordinator at or 360-405-0072. Interested volunteers or donors can also find information online at

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Greaves and Port Attorney Phil Best for almost six months to identify the scope of a possible partnership by which KRL could build a library on land the port owns in Old Town. That property was among the three options that KRL presented to the public Thursday night at a town meeting on the new library.” Brody said he was caught off guard by the port’s decision. Greaves said Monday that the decision was an economic one. “It’s unfortunate that we were meeting at the same time as the CKCC,” he said. “When we met we looked at figures presented to us by the port’s attorney and it became obvious that we would be losing a significant amount of income if we were to go forward with plans for a library on the property. We just came to the conclusion that it wasn’t in the best interest of the port to lose that income.” In all, Greaves estimated that the port would lose up to $6,000 a month from rental income to businesses that are


the neighborhood since 1960 and is concerned about what might eventually be located on the site, if the station is torn down. “My husband and I both were volunteers here,” she said. “This place was hopping every


Bauman is noted for taking part in the decision to move the ninth grade students up to the high schools beginning next year. She also is credited with “a renewed focus on teaching and learning and progress toward a literacy adoption,” states the district’s press release. The superintendent started in July of 2013, and came to


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now located in that block. He said the library was only offering $1 a month for rent. “Even if we were to locate those businesses on a second story, above the library, we would be a year to 18 months without that income,” Greaves said. But library officials said that’s not true. “That assertion is not correct,” Brody said. “The port never began negotiations with us. We were never at the point to see what we were willing to pay and what terms we were willing to make.” Brody said during the preliminary talks, library officials had discussed giving the port the property where the current library sits, which is estimated to be valued at $470,000. KRL also was willing to sign the property where a library was to be built back over to the port if it ever stopped being used as a library. But all that seems to be for naught because port commissioners have made their decision that the short-term loss of income would not be worth the long-term gains. One business owner whose business would be displaced if the library had been built on the port property spoke out at

the meeting last Thursday. Elizabeth Barnes, owner of Elizabeth’s House of Wax, said she didn’t think it was the right location for the library. “If this was the site selected, six businesses would be eliminated,” she said. “Those businesses bring customers to Old Town, to the restaurants and other businesses. A library would not contribute to the economy.” Several others at the meeting, not knowing that the location would soon be taken off the table, thought it was just the right location. The property would be waterfront and they liked the idea that families could take children to the library, visit the nearby park, and enjoy the scenery. Of the locations that are still under consideration, the Central Kitsap Community Campus was favored by some who said it would be great to have a library within walking distance of the YMCA. They noted that plans for a performing arts center would create the campus that had been envisioned years ago. Others worried that with three public buildings on the campus, there would be parking issues. They said building the library at the Silverdale

United Methodist Church site on Ridgetop Boulevard made more sense because there was more room for parking. Brody said the KRL would like to build a 10,000 square foot building, all on one story to cut down on the need for more staff. The current library is about 5,000 square feet and has not increased in size since 1980. They will have to have from 35 to 40 parking spaces wherever the library is built. They need to have access to the latest fiber optics technology to support the computer systems needed in a new library and they would like to have it on or near a Kitsap Transit bus route. They hope to use natural lighting, have large windows and be on or near the Clear Creek Trail. Brody said while talks have taken place, there have not been any confirmed offers and the library has not entered into any contracts. What library officials want is to hear from the public before making a decision on the site for a new library. He said some previous suggestions included the Kitsap Mall, a new Greaves Way shopping center in the planning, the Jenne-Wright CK School District Administrative Center,

the current Silverdale Post Office and several other retail sites. But for various reasons none would work. “With the mall, the new owners want to rent it to retail at retail rates,” he said. “And the school district has told us that they have no surplus property and don’t plan to move out of Jenne-Wright.” What is clear, Brody said, is that when a decision on the site is made by the library’s board of directors, the community needs to come together and support the fundraising efforts for the library. A previous levy for a library failed in 2010 and Brody said the library doesn’t have funding in its budget to build a new Silverdale Library without cutting services at all of its other libraries. Just how much a new library will cost will depend on the particulars of its location, its size and its design. Central Kitsap County Commissioner Linda Streissguth was at the meeting last week and said she is committed to working with the Central Kitsap Community Council and the library to find the best location. She said there are challenges with the Central Kitsap Community Campus, including what to do about the

existing buildings. “Having a library on the campus has been a part of the vision since it was conceived,” she said. “But we need to address the C-STOCK building and the sheriff’s office. We need to look at the entire site and everything that is located there and create a multi-year plan.” Josh Hopp, board member of the C-STOCK theater, said they were interested in possibly co-locating with the library in a “more modest performing arts center.” He referred to plans by another group called the West Sound Performing Arts Center that wants to build a large theater on the community campus. Brody said the library will continue to take public comments for several weeks. He said the KRL board hopes to pick a location by June. To register comments, go to the library’s website www., or Brody said the port property site on Lowell Street is still listed on the survey as an option and cannot be removed from the web tally.

Wednesday night when we were here for training. This station has seen a lot of life and I don’t want to see it closed.” The Konos and Vettleson agreed that part of the connection to the station is nostalgic. But they don’t think it’s in such bad shape. Neither does Gary Keenan, another Tracyton resident. “I want the district to make good, sound financial deci-

sions,” he said. “But the dollar figures that the district is throwing out seem way off. They’re saying the station needs a new septic system at $35,000 when this one isn’t even failing. I just want them to consider keeping it open for the volunteers as a place for them to train.” Keenan referred to a handout that the district had at the open house and the meeting following the tour. It listed the cost to upgrade the Tracyton station to today’s fire station standards as nearly $500,000.

Paul Anderson, repair and maintenance supervisor for the district, said the station has a number of major issues, according to a report from a structural engineer that studied the building. “We asked him what it would take to keep the building operational,” Anderson said. “There are a number of safety concerns, including that this building cannot be retrofitted for a seismic event.” He said the electrical system needs repairs and the building is settling which may mean

that in order to repair that, the septic system and drain field would have to be relocated. If there were to be any interior upgrades, it was suggested by the engineer that the fireplace and chimney be removed, that the floor and ceiling in one area be leveled (which would require checking both for asbestos) and that the kitchen be remodeled. “These seem like things that might not really be needed,” he said. “But the fact is that with the building settling like it is, we really don’t know what

problems we might encounter until we get in there.” Additionally, the parking lot needs to be repaved and that would trigger the need for storm water drainage to meet current codes. Keenan, however, disputed the settling issue. “This station was built by volunteers,” he said. “It’s always had that slope to it.”

the district with nearly 40 years in education, the last 29 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where she was superintendent for five years. She was originally hired for one year, but late in 2013 agreed to stay on a second year through June 30, 2015. That time will now be filled by McVicker. It is anticipated that the board will begin a search for a permanent superintendent within the coming year.

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A 31-year-old Bremerton woman who was pulled over for speeding ended up being arrested for possession of meth and a controlled substance with no prescription. The Washington State Patrol trooper noted the driver had bloodshot eyes and a difficulty locating her license. As she dug through her purse, the trooper noticed several prescription bottles. She handed a few bottles over when asked, which contained a variety of mixed pills and a white crystal powder. Three teenage girls were also in the backseat and the driver admitted to using meth the previous day. A voluntary portable breath test of .123 was given after the woman performed poorly on the field sobriety tests, states a WSP statement of probable cause. The woman was arrested and booked on DUI,

Hitchhiker arrested after car he’s in crashes A Washington State Trooper looking for a collision came across a disabled vehicle. Upon contacting the occupants, he asked if they were involved in the collision. The pair told the trooper they had just run out of gas and were waiting for assistance. The trooper promised to be back after helping those in the collision. After being unable to locate the collision, the trooper returned to the site. While trying to help the driver, the trooper noted a man coming up from the bushes. He told the trooper he was trying to assist, and just needed a ride to a gas station to get the driver some gas. While driving to the gas station, the man advised that the couple in the car has crashed and that he had helped “free their car

from the bushes,” states the report. While the man was pumping gas, the store clerk motioned for the trooper to come inside. The clerk informed the trooper that the man pumping gas had stolen two packs of cigarettes and a pack of Band-Aids from the store earlier. Arriving back at the disabled vehicle, the trooper searched the man and discovered the items. The man told the trooper, “I told them I was going to come back and pay for them,” states the report. Despite declining questioning regarding the theft, the man offered information about the car crash. The couple offered him a ride from the Hilltop gas station. The couple in the car argued over having given him a ride, when “the male struck the female with a closed fist.” Both individuals punched each other when the vehicle ran off the roadway and became stuck, he said. After the man was arrested and booked for theft, other deputies were sent

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Suspect does ‘stupid things’ due to drugs, is arrested On March 22, a 21-year-old Bremerton man was wrestled to the ground and handcuffed by JC Penney’s loss prevention officers for stealing. According to a Kitsap County Sheriff ’s incident report, the male concealed three pieces of jewelry and women’s undergarments totaling $182 in his jacket. After walking out of the store, loss prevention contacted him and handcuffed him after he put up a fight. Loss prevention officers told the KCSO deputy they also located “suspected methamphetamine and some paraphernalia,” states the report. The suspect told the deputy he “has a bad drug problem and it makes him do stupid things,” states the report. The items stolen

Friday, March 28, 2014 were intended for his girlfriend. The suspect was transported to jail and booked for possession of methamphetamine and theft, third degree. All drug items tested positive for meth and were placed into evidence storage.

KCSO on the lookout for stabbing suspect Kitsap County Sheriff ’s Office is seeking the public’s help in searching for a 62-year-old transient man. Ivan W. Haynes, Jr. is wanted for questioning in connection with an assault that occurred at the Camelot Mobile Home park early Saturday morning. He reportedly lives in a motor home in the East Bremerton area. Deputies suspect he has shaved his beard and cut his hair. Deputies followed up an investigation that a domestic assault occurred at the park on Friday night. During the initial, unrelated investigation, one sub-

ject was arrested and booked into county jail for domestic violence assault. When deputies arrived, a female guest “at the same residence has just suffered a stabbing injury,” according to a KCSO press release. The victim, 49, is also a transient who frequents the area. She was transported to Harrison Hospital for treatment. According to the press release, Haynes has been identified as the suspect of the assault, but fled from his motor home. Haynes initially was on scene during the investigation, but he fled prior to law enforcement arrival due to outstanding arrest warrants. Upon returning, he got into an altercation with the 49-year-old woman before leaving again in a white 1983 Itasca motor home, license plate number ATK-0330. Haynes location is still unknown. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 911 or call Detective Nicole Menge at 360337-7117.


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present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame,


For Kitsap Countywide Legal listings, please turn to Real Estate Now/Kitsap Classifieds the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Publication: March 21, 28 and April 4, 2014 Personal Representative: SANDRA LOUISE PALMGREN 16780 Beach Road LaConner, WA 98257 Attorney for the Estate: LAWRENCE A. PIRKLE WSBA # 18392 P.O. Box 1788 Mount Vernon, WA 98273 Date of first publication: 03/21/14

Date of last publication: 04/04/14 (CK1011566) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF KITSAP In the Matter of the Estate of: SANDRA LOU MATSON, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00211-3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as personal representative of the above estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent

must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1 )(c); or (2)

four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: March 28, 2014. /s/Kenneth Matson KENNETH MATSON Personal Representative Attorney for Estate: Brittany S. A. Cline Address: Luce, Kenney & Associates, PS

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ID cards: Rite-of-passage for military brats For the average kid, preadolescence and the teen years are marked with many rites-of-passage: facial hair, deodorant, pimples, crushes, and braces. There is the experience of wearing pants that fit yesterday but are too short today. There are awkward bus rides and annoying parents. And there is the moment you realize going to school without combing your hair only works for 5-year-olds. Military kids have all these things, plus one more: getting a military identification card. As soon as a military dependent turns 10-years old, they are required to go to the nearest base, have a picture taken and receive their very first, laminated proof of identification. Sounds simple and ordinary—maybe even tedious. Unless you’re 10. Then it’s mind-blowing. “Me, with an ID card?” Suddenly, after just a short decade on this earth, you can fill your wallet with something else besides Monopoly money and trading cards. I remember getting my first ID card. Unfortunately, it was the morning after I busted open my brow in the middle of the night on the headboard of my bed. I have always walked and talked in my sleep, so it was not surprising that I would sit up in my bed and have a conversation with myself. What was surprising was when I laid back down and misjudged the distance between my pillow and the headboard. After a long night in the emergency room and several stitches later, I was back home waiting for my mom to take me to the base to get my ID card. I don’t remember why it was so urgent, why we had to go that day, when I had a black eye and dried blood in my hair, and I couldn’t take a shower or get the stitches wet. Maybe it was because filling out the insurance papers at the ER was complicated without an ID card, and Mom realized I needed my card… like, yesterday. My dad was stationed at NAS Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va., but in my memory, we were not on that base, which was so familiar to me. This is what getting your first ID card does to you: it changes an ordi-

nary task into a “Field-of- and 11, their ID cards. Dreams”“We’re going s t y l e , tomorrow l i g h t morning to get Navy Wise shattering your identifimoment of cation cards,” I inaccurate said at dinner. memories. “Our what?” For all I “Like that knew, I laminated was at the thing in your Pentagon. wallet?” I mean, “We have to this was have one, too?” s e r i o u s . Sarah Smiley “I want This was one,” Lindell my ID card. screamed. “Do I get one?” About two hours later After I had explained (the ID card office is the that Lindell was too young, military equivalent of the he felt left out. He noticed DMV), I had a laminated the excitement surroundpicture of my smashed eye ing this ID-card thing, and and stitches. I put it in my now he wasn’t part of it. He My Little Pony wallet next started crying. to my favorite puffy sticker “It’s ok, Lindell,” Owen of a rainbow. teased, “The military does My next thrilling this ritual first where they moment at the ID office stick a needle in your eye would be when I got mar- and draw blood to prove ried and went from Sarah you are a military depenRutherford, dependent dent. You don’t want a neeof Lindell Rutherford, to dle in your eye, do you?” Sarah Smiley, dependent Lindell cried more, now of Dustin. And then, last out of fear for his brothers. week, it occurred to me, I wondered how Owen like my mother before me, knew just how painful the that I had forgotten to get process would be. No, there my oldest boys, now 13 wouldn’t be actual needles

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3:00, which are, of course, school hours. Convenient). Based on previous experience, I wasn’t hopeful we’d make it. (Have you ever gotten through the DMV in 45 minutes?) Then something incredible happened. We signed in, and before we could even sit down in the lobby, a nice man in fatigues took us to the office to start the paperwork. No waiting! Twenty minutes (20 minutes!) later, the boys had crossed a path paved

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ain or shine, kites will fly in Kingston this weekend. Kites Over Kingston returns for its seventh year of drawing families to downtown Kingston to fly a kite, enjoy a little face

painting, live music, crafts and an all-around good time. The high-flying fun begins at 11 a.m. and continues until 2 p.m. on March 29 at Mike Wallace Park at the Kingston Marina. “It’s families and fun

Kites over Kingston What: Family-friendly festival filled with kites, face painting, crafts, food and more. When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 29. Where: Mike Wallace Park at the Port of Kingston Marina.

with kites,” said Melanie Poole of Windermere Real Estate, which is sponsoring the annual event. “It’s a good reason See Kites, Page 10

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Kitsap author wins coveted Sci-Fi prize Through determination, Kingston’s Randy Henderson wins the Writers of the Future contest, lands a book deal By RICHARD D. OXLEY Kitsap Week


s the adage goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. And then try again … and maybe once more … then repeat. One Kitsap author knows this maxim all too well. But persistence pays off. Randy Henderson has won the Writers of the Future contest, a competition aimed at amateur writers of speculative fiction. “I had submitted to the contest several times previous and received honorable mentions,” Henderson said. “Then I submitted one of my favorite stories, a story I knew in my bones was my best in every way. I knew it was going to win.” “Shows how much I know,” he added. “That one didn’t even get an honorable mention. I pouted and didn’t submit to them for a while. Then, as I was nearing the point where I would no longer be eligible to submit to Writers of the Future, I decided to give it one last shot. I am still amazed and grateful that I won.” That last shot was a story titled “Memories Bleed Beneath the Mask,” and it proved to be Henderson’s ticket to Los Angeles to rub elbows with science fiction elite. Henderson, a Kingstonbased science fiction author, is among 12 writers to win the annual Writers of the Future contest. Winners will be honored at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on April 13. The contest is judged by sci-fi heavyweight writers, such as Orson Scott Card, many of whom Henderson will have access to during the ceremony. “The event is amazing,” said Carmen Bartolo of the Writers of the Future contest. “It’s kind of a lavish production. It’s literally an Oscar’s style production. “Randy and other winners [are] going to be

coming to Los Angeles a week before the event and will go through a series of workshops with these professional writers,” Bartolo said. “And they’ll get the inside skinny on the publishing business.” The contest was founded by sci-fi writer L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 and has since been a premier contest for amateur writers of speculative fiction. Today, the contest is accompanied by the Illustrators of the Future contest, which provides the same honor to amateur artists. Henderson’s “Memories Bleed Beneath the Mask” will be included in the 30th volume of the Writers of the Future anthology, along with other winning entries. The story, while speculative, was sourced from the author’s own experiences. “The idea came from watching watching members of another family hovering around a dying matriarch as they passiveaggressively argued over her valuables and jockeyed for her position in the family hierarchy,” Henderson said. “I wondered, what if the main thing they were fighting over, the most valuable possession of their dying family member that one of them could actually inherit, was the person’s memories, and the skills and knowledge those memories bestow? That was where I started, and I was a bit surprised at where it went and how it ended.” Henderson’s experience with the writing scene echoes what other authors relate as the nature of the game: rejection. “Writing is a brutal venture,” Henderson said. “You write a story, truly believe in it, submit it to magazine after magazine, and get rejected by all. If you are serious about being a writer, you do this a lot. And then, unexpectedly, you get accepted for publication. There is no rhyme or reason to it, no way to predict it. Even the pros still get rejections.” It was a long road

Randy Henderson is among 12 winners of the 2014 Writers of the Future contest. His story, “Memories Bleed Beneath the Mask,” earned him the honor. His first book in a series, “The Finn Fancy Necromancy,” is slated to be published in 2015.


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through rejection to publication for Henderson. Writing has been a lifelong passion he carried from his youth in Portland, Ore, through a variety of vocations such as factory boat worker in Alaska, weight loss counselor, and “writing tax sob stories for CPA clients.” “My first paid fiction,” Henderson jokes. But he “got serious” about writing in 2008. Henderson formed the Kitsap County Writers Group in Bremerton. In 2009, he attended a workshop at Clarion West, a speculative writers group based in Seattle. “That was a big turning point for me, if nothing else in terms of how seriously I applied myself on a daily basis to the work and the craft of writing,” he said. Persistence paid off. Henderson’s first book series is expected to hit book stores in February 2015. A humorous urban fantasy, the first in the series is titled “Finn Fancy Necromancy.” “Unlike most urban fantasy that is centered around a major city, my series is centered around Port Townsend, Wash.,” Henderson said. “And

since Finn was exiled from our world as a teenager in 1986 and is returning in 2011 as an adult, there is quite a bit of ’80s pop-cultural humor, as well as commentary on what has changed both in the world and himself. “There’s also some romance, of course, and Sasquatch mercenaries, evil PTA witches, a were-Elvis, and mobster gnomes,” he said. “Because what novel would be complete without those?” The book series and the award are nice cherries on top of years of effort. They are also a testament to Henderson’s advice to other aspiring writers. “To all those struggling to be writers, the secret is just to keep writing new stories, edit them, and submit them

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for publication over and over. And over,” he said. “I have stories that to this day I believe are my best stories, my most emotionally true and conceptually interesting stories, that have been rejected by everyone, and stories that I wrote as a lark that were then published. “Sometimes it has to do with the quality of the story, or of the story’s ending,” he added. “But just as often it has to do with what stories the magazine has already purchased, or the editor’s personal tastes, or possibly their low blood sugar.” Henderson’s writing, and other news on his soon-to-be published work, can be found on his website,

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Thanks to our Jewel Box Theatre family, friends and patrons for a wonderful Gala Fundraising event held on March 8th. We are especially grateful to this year’s sponsors: Central Market, Thrivent Financial, the Silverdale Group, Peninsula Cancer Center, Kingston Crossing Wellness, Hill Moving Services and The Port Gamble Tea Room. The generosity of the key sponsors, donors and participants listed below generated over $26,400 for the theater. Thank you so very much! Every penny you contributed goes to keeping live community theater thriving in Poulsbo! A. Jae Photography/Andrea Skinner ADM Architecture/Aaron Murphy Al Gunby Alice Ingle Amanda Mews Amy Sanford Anne Alexander Art & Jacquie Svidran Ashley Hurd Baldwin Family Barbara Smith Bayside Engravers, LLC/Craig Hammond Beadware Designs/Ann Haines Becky Erickson Ben & Elaine Warren Betsey Emison Bette Wojchiechowski Blue Heron Jewelry/Leo Fried Blue Water Artworks Gallery & Framing/Russ & Christy Camerer Bobbie Lyon Bon Cheveux Salon & Spa/Jineen Bronsyn Foster Bryan Johnson Burrata Bistro & Paella Bar/Kim Tomlinson CAbi/Margene Smaaladen Caring Clowns International/Jed Selter Carol Adams Cass Quinn Catherine & John Ahl Charlie Gruber Chelsea & Nathaniel Mathews ChocMo Chocolate Bistro Chris Madison Cindy & Steve Garfein City of Poulsbo/Mayor Becky Erickson Columbia Bank/Gwen Hannon Connie Lord Creative Design/Lynn Leon C-Stock Theatre Dahlquist’s Jewelry/Richard Koven Dana Connor Danny and Jody Piper David and Barbara Smith Delano Salon/Diana Borjas Dianne Hieatt Dolores Lynch Elegant Creations/Liliana Schoettl Eleven Winery/Matt & Sarah Albee Elizabeth Bondy Elmer’s Restaurant Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Barbecue Gabe Carbajal Galletta School of Dance and Performing Arts/Lynn Galletta Gary McVey & Paula Gritzmacher Gene & Nancy McGowan Gifts by Gale/Gale Johnson Greg & Rilla Hughes Gwen and Larry Adams Hairport Helene Schmidt

Hop Jack’s/Tim Marion Jack Archer Jan Levandusky Jane Dower Janice Gruber Jeannette Kirschman Jed & Darla Selter Jenn Owens Jerry & Becky Deeter Jim & Barbara Stark Jim & Ginger Shields Jim Sund and Anne Mulligan Jo Ann Cratty Joe & Misty Gates Joe Prevost John & Ann Pyles John & Catherine Ahl John Bloomquist Jordan Brodley Joy Ewing Joyce Merriam Juli Dowling Karl & Kelly Hadley Kat’s Dry Carpet Care/Julie Katana Kees Van Den Broek Ken Brown Ken Jones Kitsap Golf & Country Club Kitsap Mosaics/Anna Hickner Kristina Hart & William Harder Larry & Mary Hoback Larry & Robyn Snyder Lauren Blakely Gorman Leona & Michael Salazar Liberty Bay Auto/Doug Haughton Liberty Bay Bank Linda Hagen Lis Morris Lydia Rush Lynda Goeb Lynne Nielsen Marga Baird Margene Smaaladen Marta Ray Marty Gordon & Charlie Griffes Matt & Pat Ryan McMenamin’s Restaurants Mel & Deb Morgan Melinda Allen Meredith Green Merna Nordstrom Michele’s Interiors/Michele Doyle Michelle & Tom Peterson Mike & Kathy Currie Mora Ice Creamery/Ana Orselli Nancy Silk Neil & Margaret Storey Nita Wilson Nourishing Life Acupuncture/Sage Davis Olive Garden Olympic Outdoor Center

Pat O’Connor Paul & Jeanette Taylor Peninsula Dance Theatre Peter and Margaret Atwood Phil and Cindy Rasmussen Pho T&N PK MacLean Port Gamble General Store Poulsbo Animal Clinic Poulsbo Fire Department/Jeff Griffin, Fire Chief Poulsbo Historical Society Poulsbo Marine Vet Clinic/Dr. Julie Evans Poulsbo PC/Terry Lynn Mann Priscilla Secor Rand Hillier Richard and Marilyn Putnam Rich’s Custom Seats & Upholstery Rick Darrow Rob Gelder Ron & Kate Nunes Ron & Maurya Radvilas Ron Hemley Septic Installations Rosy Bennett Saisons Boutique/Erin Whitson Savage Plants & Landscape/Hollie Savage Sawdust Hill Alpaca Farm/Candace Ladley & Steve Hogg Scott & Debra Sorensen Shear Designs/Darla Webb Sheila Romoff Skelley Works Sogno di Vino/Rob & Angela Scott Stafford Inn/Prineville, OR Stew Estes Suquamish Museum Suquamish Tribe/White Horse Golf Club/ Clearwater Casino Resort Susan Nass Suzanne Anduze Tacoma Musical Playhouse Tango Zulu Imports/Tracy Zhu Terry Burns That’s A Some Italian Ristorante/Tom Pelland The 5th Avenue Theatre The Artful Ewe/Heidi Dascher The Grub Hut The Oak Table Cafe The Resort at Port Ludlow The Vintage Housewife Tom & Becky Eastgard Tom & Bobette Hall Tom & Wendy McClure Tricia Grace US Lighthouse Society Valhalla Dental/K. Kevin Pulver, DDS Valholl Brewing/Jeff Holcomb Valley Nursery/Brad Watts Vicki Lee Wild Birds Unlimited Wish & Rainy Day Antiques

aroundkitsap Articles from neighboring Kitsap communities. For more news, read these local newspapers online. Bainbridge island Review Playground built in memory of island boy: By the time he was 1, Owen Marshall was diagnosed with quad-spastic cerebral palsy, cortical visual impairment and epilepsy. He had little voluntary control over his extremities and, because of abnormalities in his brain, had reduced vision. For several months in that first year, tiny Owen was also given injections to try to control more than 120 seizures a day. As he got older, play time for Owen didn’t mean playing in the mud or rolling down a hill at a neighborhood playground. Instead he spent time in his family’s garden under a big rainbow umbrella. He liked the bright colors because they were what he could see best. He had a net swing at home too. Like most kids, Owen loved it. Owen passed away five months ago at the age of 6. With his disabilities, he never had the chance to play with his feet sunk low in the grass, or to kick up sand with other kids at the playground. For other children like him on Bainbridge Island and across Kitsap County, though, that exclusion will soon change. “I knew from the perspective of a parent how I wished that we had access,” said Stacy Marshall, Owen’s mother. The Marshalls turned their grief into a playground project. Just days after their son’s passing, they heard of an inclusive playground in Portland called Harper’s Playground. The swing set, for example, included carseat-like swings with back support and high barriers to keep children from falling out. They were also big enough for an adult to sit in just as easily as a 5-year-old. By the time the Marshalls held Owen’s memorial on Nov. 2, the family had an idea of what his memorial fund would look like and, from there, it took a life of its own. In February, the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District’s board of commissioners

unanimously approved 13,000 square feet at Rotary Park to be dedicated to the construction of an inclusive playground. Shortly thereafter, the board approved the name “Owen’s Playground at Rotary Park” and the project landed partnerships with the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation and the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island. Construction is expected to begin by fall. Like Harper’s Playground, the design will provide smooth, safe and accessible surfaces throughout the playground and clear sight lines so that caregivers can watch as the children play. It will include multi-sensory play opportunities where children will experience different scents, textures, sounds and sights — all of which are important to children with sensory processing disorders. The playground may include features like a sensory plant garden, a water and sand play area or adaptive play equipment like the swing set found at Harper’s Playground. “I am not the same person that I was,” Marshall said. “He helped open my mind to all populations of people.” She added, “Owen was so much more than his disabilities.” For more information or to donate to the construction of Owen’s Playground, visit —

Bremerton Patriot Teen competes at Poetry Out Loud: When Anna Flood was in the seventh grade, her English teacher suggested that she try reading and performing poetry. “She told me she thought it was right up my alley,” said Anna, a junior at Crosspoint Academy in Silverdale. “So I decided I’d try it.” Five years and a lot of work later, Anna was the only student from Kitsap County to qualify for the Poetry Out Loud state tournament held recently in Tacoma. Although she didn’t qualify for the national tournament, Anna said the experience was great preparation for next year, when, as a senior, she’s hopes to win the state

tournament. Her performance of three poems — “Empty Dance Shoes,” “A Locked House,” and Emily Dickinson’s “I Felt a Funeral in my Brain” — was flawless, according to written comments by the judges. But she thinks she may have stumbled on a word or two somewhere. Anna is already looking at poems for next year’s competition. She plans to work with her theater teacher during summer and fall. —

Central Kitsap Reporter Students raise and release salmon: This week, students across Kitsap County said goodbye to salmon they’ve been raising for the last few months in classroom tanks. As part of the “Salmon in the Classroom” program through the Clear Creek Trail Task Force, various classrooms raised salmon eggs in tanks until the fish could be released into streams as fry. On March 20, Clear Creek Elementary fourth-graders went in pairs with kindergarten buddies to release their salmon into the stream. Ainara Singleton, 9, said that studying salmon in a variety of ways — including dissection — was “really cool.” Ainara named her fish Pat after Pat Kirschbaum, an educator and outreach coordinator with the Clear Creek Trail. Since September, the students have been taught in a variety of mediums about the fish, Bromley said. In October, they visited Grover Creek Fish Hatchery to see the early stages of salmon that would later be in their classroom. In January, students received 100 eggs to observe and study prior to the release date on the first day of spring. Additionally, students made beaded salmon necklaces and played a game to learn the life cycle events inside classrooms while other students were outside releasing salmon. Older students also put on a salmon sock puppet play to better explain the life cycles to other students. To top off the day, student pairs paraded around the school in handmade paper salmon costumes. — CentralKitsapReporter. com See Kitsap, Page 5

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22. Provide for free, informally

8. Embodiment

23. Ear of corn

9. Deviation from a direct route

25. Acoustic

10. Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir.

27. Largest inland sea

11. Engine fuel (var. spelling)

32. “___ Brockovich”

12. Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g.

33. Perfect, e.g.

13. Escape, in a way

34. Coarse file

18. “All kidding ___...”

38. Back, in a way

22. Bamboo furniture maker

41. Medical advice, often

24. Cork’s country

42. For all to hear

26. Backstabber

44. Product of protein metabolism

28. Bolivian export

46. Sympathetic awareness of others (2 wds)

29. Provide, as with a quality

51. Corrupt

31. After expenses

52. Groups of soldiers

34. Churchill’s “so few”: Abbr.

55. Abandon

35. A pint, maybe

57. Makeup, e.g.

36. Ability to pay all debts

60. Portable device displaying digital novels

37. Whimpered

61. Cyst 62. 14th century revival 64. Parenthesis, essentially

Owen Marshall with his mom on Bainbridge Island. A park in Owen’s memory will be built this year. Stacy Marshall


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North Kitsap Herald Poulsbo quintuplets turn 8: In the event you stop in at the Vintage Housewife on Front Street, the answer to your question is, “Yes, they do all belong to Courtnee.” Mike and Courtnee Stevenson’s quintuplets turn 8 on March 30. As Western Washington’s first set of quintuplets, the children are accustomed to attention; they’ve been the subject of news stories and a local wall calendar, and in 2011 were guests on KING-5 TV’s New Day Northwest. The quintuplets — Aniston, Belle, Camilee, Scarlett and Weston — pursue their individual interests. They are in different classes at school and enjoy a variety of afterschool activities: gymnastics, ballet and hockey. You might see the children and their 11-year-old sister Lilli at the Vintage Housewife in Poulsbo, which their mom co-owns. Lilli likes to help out at the cash register and the children create refrigerator magnets to sell. Mom puts their earnings into a savings account. What will the quintuplets do for their birthday? They will have their first slumber party. Each girl has invited two friends, while brother Weston made the case to his mom that he should be

able to invite three friends. So, yes, on their birthday, the Stevenson home will be a household of 16 children. —

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69. “___ we forget”

50. Albatross with black feet 53. Marks with a scar 54. ___ shooting


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58. Attack, with “into”

2. Hindu queen

59. Food sticker

3. Clothing line

62. Morgue, for one

4. Jot

63. Undertake, with “out”

19. “So ___ me!”

5. Ballpoint, e.g.

20. Athletic events

6. A chorus line

21. “I’m ___ you!”

7. Curb, with “in”

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68. Lace place

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Port Orchard Independent Memorial signs posted: Two roadside memorial signs were installed March 12 on Baby Doll Road at the site where two teenage girls — including one from South Kitsap — were killed in a Dec. 16 car accident. The signs were placed in memory of Rebekah Barrett and Shanaia Bennett, who were killed Dec. 16 in an alleged street race with Rebekah’s boyfriend, said Marsha Masters, Kitsap County Traffic Safety-Target Zero manager. Barrett, 18, of South Kitsap, and Bennett, 17, of Gig Harbor, died after the Toyota Camry that Barrett was driving skidded off the roadway and hit a tree. Another 17-year-old girl was injured in the crash. Barrett was racing a 1997 Toyota pickup, driven by her boyfriend Robert A. Rundquist, 20, of South Kitsap, according a police report. Rundquist was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide in Kitsap County Superior Court. The Baby Doll Road was closed for about an hour for the memorial event. —


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Arts Collective Visions Gallery: Through March at Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Artist William Walcott “Fifteen Years of Realistic Drawing and Painting.” Finely detailed still lifes, birds, wildlife, landscapes and portraits. Info: BPA Gallery presents “Northwest Nostalgia”: Through March at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island. Art by Susan Blais in oils, acrylics and pastels. Bainbridge Arts and Crafts: Through March at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Featuring the ceramic work of Kim Murton, and a variety of art from area printmakers including Erica Applewhite, Karen Cornell, Keiko Hara, Leigh Knowles, Tracy Lang, Jennifer Mann, Wes McClain, Jessica Spring and Mimi Williams. Murton’s work focuses on ceramic faces and figures. “Poems” by Photographer Ronda Broatch at Grace: Through March at the Gallery at Grace Church, 8595 Day Road, Bainbridge Island. Ronda Broatch’s poetic photography is on display. The gallery is open Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday 8-11 a.m. and by appointment. Info: 206-842-9997. Artists on the bay at ChocMo: March and April at ChocMo, 19880 Front St., Poulsbo. A group show of watercolors on a variety of themes by eight artists. J. Baron Griffin at Viridian Gallery: Through April 8, Tuesday-Saturday, at Viridian Art and Frame Gallery, 1800 Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard. Abstract expressionism paintings by local artist J. Baron Griffin.

Western Landscapes at the Island Gallery: Through April 27 at the Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Artist reception March 7, 6-8 p.m. Featuring Western Landscapes by Mark Bowles, William Thompson, Jen Till, Theodore Waddell and Irene Yesley. Ars Poetica at Collective Visions: April 1-27, First Friday Art Walk April 4, 5-8 p.m. and a special poetry reading, April 13, 1:30 p.m. Selected poems from Ars Poetica 2014 are displayed at the gallery for poetry month. Artists from the gallery will display their visual interpretations of the juried poems by regional artists. First Friday at BPA: April 4, 5-7 p.m. Scott Sawdon’s original photography will be featured in the gallery’s April exhibit “Peace of Earth.” Sawdon uses the five elements, Fire, Air, Water, Earth, and Spirit to produce original art from the Northwest. First Friday at Bainbridge Library: April 4, 5-7 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library. “Friends Paint,” by Neil Johannsen and Stephen Hubbard features acrylics on canvas and paper. Free. John Wood at Treehouse: The spring show of artist John Wood at the Treehouse Cafe, 4569 Lynwood Center Road, Bainbridge Island. David Eisenhour at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art: Through June 1. Sculptures by David Eisenhour are featured in the exhibit “Dialogue with Nature,” including more than 50 pieces from his new series in bronze, stainless steel, found stones, cast concrete, coal and mixed media. Dinah Satterwhite at Frodel Gallery: The Frodel Gallery at West Sound Academy, 16571 Creative Drive, Poulsbo. The gallery presents “Into the Light” a selection of metal print photog-

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raphy by the Bainbridge Island artist. Susan Dinteman at Viridian Gallery: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Viridian Gallery, 1800 Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard. Info: 360-871-7900. Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival Juried fine art show: A call to artist for the show. Deadline to enter is June 14. Info: www., 360-271-8236, Kitsap Arts & Craft Festival poster contest: Deadline is May 1. A call to all artist. Info:, 360-2718236, www.kitsapartsandcrafts. com.

Benefits & events Suicide prevention event: March 29, 10 a.m. to noon at Poulsbo City Hall, 200 Moe St., Poulsbo. Organized by the League of Women Voters of Kitsap working with the Kitsap County Public Health District and Kitsap Mental Health Services. Panelists include: Kelly Schwab, program manager for Crisis Clinic of the Peninsulas; Scarlet Olson, Facilitator for the Survivors of Suicide Group; Dave Schurick, Certified Crisis Intervention Officer with the Poulsbo Police Department; and Bev Cobain, cousin of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. Bremerton Sail & Power Squadron rummage sale: March 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Gate Fire hall, 1550, Rocky Point Road, Bremerton. Learn about upcoming free boating classes, safety fair, Harbor Fest and free boat safety inspections. Kitsap Antique Show: April 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton. $6 entry fee, appraisals are $5 per item. Fabulous antique and collectable gifts plus appraisals of family heirlooms. Proceeds benefit the Kitsap County Historical Society & Museum and the Puget Sound Genealogical Society. Info: Island film group “Singin’ in the Rain”: April 9, 7-9 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island. View and discuss the 1952 film “Singin’ in the Rain,” rated G. Kol Shalom Passover Seder: April 15, 6 p.m. at 9010 Miller Road, Bainbridge Island. The congregation Kol Shalom hosts a community Passover Seder led by Rabbi Mark Glickman. Please bring a vegetarian and kosher side dish, salad or desert to share. The main dish, salmon, will be provided. Also bring your Seder plate, drinks for your table, including Passover wine, and matzah to share. RSVP: admin@, 206-842-9010.

Celebrate library week at Bloedel Reserve: April 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bloedel Reserve, 7571 Dolphin Drive, Bainbridge Island. Show your library card and get half off admission to the Bloedel Reserve. Beyond Crayons fundraiser: April 25, 6:30-8 p.m. at Vinland Elementary in Poulsbo. Beyond crayons is a fundraiser for Vinland Elementary’s budding artists to showcase their work. Students will have artwork for sale. Silent auction as well. Come support local artists. $10 adults, in advance. $15 at the door. Kids are free. Master Gardener plant sale: May 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Sheep barn, Bremerton. The Annual master Gardener Foundation Plant Sale with thousands of plants including trees, shrubs, perennials, veggie starts, herbs and natives as well as garden art. Proceeds support the master gardener program. Info: South Kitsap High School Class of ’64 reunion: July 26 at McCormick Woods Club House in Port Orchard. If you are a classmate, relative or friend of a classmate please contact on of the following emails:, joiebrigham@yahoo. com. Info: http://darkslide47.wix. com/skhs-class-of-64. AARP tax assistance: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday evenings 5:307:30 p.m. and Fridays, 1:30-4 p.m. At the Bainbridge Island Library. Walk in tax assistance from trained volunteers through April 14. Tours at The Island School: Tour The Island School on Bainbridge Island weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For grades K-5. Call ahead, 206-842-0400. Info: Bainbridge historical museum’s free first Thursday: The prize-winning Bainbridge Island Historical Museum is free on the first Thursdays of each month. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 215 Ericksen Ave. Featuring “Whales in Our Midst” chronicling Orca whales in Puget Sound, “The Overland Westerners” an epic 20,000 mile trip by horseback 100 years ago, and “A Portrait of Manzanar” by world famous photographer Ansel Adams. Info: Bingo: Sundays, early bird at 5 p.m., and Wednesdays, early bird at 6 p.m., at the Bremerton Elks Lodge on Pine Road. Open To The Public. Concession stand and Bar open. Info: 360-4791181.

Classes Rain garden workshop: April 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island. Learn how rain gardens can make a significant difference in reducing pollution and be an attractive addition to your landscape. Free. Basic boating course: April 5-6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Poulsbo Yacht Club, 18129 Fjord Drive NE, Poulsbo. The Agate Pass Sail &

Lara Lewison will perform the Beethoven Concerto with the Bremerton Symphony March 30. Contributed Power Squadron presents a basic “ABC” boating course. $35 fee. Info: Amateur radio technician class: April 26, May 3, may 10, and may 17, 8 a.m. to noon. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 6256 Nels Nelson Road, Silverdale. The North Kitsap Amateur Radio Club offers amateur radio technician training. SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: Paws and Taws Square Dance Club host lessons from 7-9 p.m. at Kitsap Square Dance Center, 6800 Belfair Valley Road, Bremerton. $3/adult, $1.50/youth, first night free. Singles, couples, and families welcome. Info: 360-9305277 or 360-373-2567 or www.

Meetings, support groups & lectures Military Officers Association of America Kitsap Chapter luncheon: March 28, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bremerton Elks Club, 4131 Pine Road, Bremerton. A monthly meeting includes social hour, lunch and a guest speaker. RSVP no later than March 21. $15. Info: Association of Research and Enlightenment spring retreat: March 28-30 at the Seabeck Conference Center. Charles Thomas Cayce, PhD, the grandson of Edgar Cayce will present with other transformative guests about reincarnation, healing, Christ consciousness and psychometry. $90 fee covers conference, but does not cover accommodations such as rooms or food. Info: 360-320-2081 or Kitsap Development Officers Group meeting: April 1, noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Poulsbo Library, 700 Lincoln Road, Poulsbo. A workshop on grant writing led by Beverly Kincaid. All nonprofits welcome. Free. RSVP:

West Sound Military Vehicle Preservation Club meeting: April 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Family Pancake House, 3900 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. Visitors welcome. The mission of the club is to promote and support the acquisition, restoration, preservation and enjoyment of historic military vehicles and present those vehicles to the public in a manner that reflects positively on the military, its history and the club. Info:, 206-384-6128. Bainbridge Island Republican Women meeting: April 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wing Point Golf & Country Club, Bainbridge Island. The speaker will be Josiah Rowell, candidate for state representative, 35th Legislative District Position 1. Lunch is $17. RSVP by April 7 at 206-337-8485. Eat your words - cookbook group: April 8, 11 a.m. to noon at Intentional Table, 124 Madrone Lane, Bainbridge Island. Each month, this book group gathers to discuss a cookbook, learn a few tricks, sample treats, and discover new cookbooks. Info/RSVP: 206-842-COOK, Free. Kitsap CHADD - Adults and ADHD: April 8, May 13, June 10, 7-8:30 p.m. at Group Health Cooperative Classroom, 10452 Silverdale Way, Silverdale. A meeting for Kitsap CHADD, a support group for those impacted by ADHD. Free. Kitsap Audubon meeting: April 10, 7-9 p.m. at the Poulsbo Library. Jaye Moore from Northwest Raptor Center in Sequim, and Cindy Daily from Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue will discuss raptors in captivity, injuries, their environment and habitat. Also, the baby season is coming up, learn what to do if you find an injured baby. Info:, 360-92-8180. Building a Sustainable Economy series: April 11, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library. Journalist Amy Cortese will explore how local investment can reap enormous economic and social benefits. Info: www. See Calendar, Page 7


Continued from page 6 Understanding Shia/Sunni tension in Islam: April 16, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Poulsbo Library. Comparative religion scholar Kim Beyer-Nelson discusses the history of these sects of Islam. Donations accepted. Info/register:, 360-394-3945. Kitsap Photography Guild: April 24, 7-9 p.m., Cavalon Place Building, third floor, 2011 Myhre Road, Silverdale. Award winning wildlife photographer Bonnie Block will share the experiences of her first African Safari through her photography. Info: info@ Equine Experiential Learning and Psychotherapy Open House: April 24, May 4, June 1, 1-3 p.m. at the Heart of the Herd Ranch and Retreat Center, 12620 Willamette Meridian, Silverdale. For mental health care providers, educators, counselor and others to experience the power horses have to help heal trauma and improve social/emotional and leadership skills. Meet the staff and learn how equine work might enhance work with clients and students. Preregistration is required. Space limited to six per session. Info/RSVP: Port Gamble Forest as habitat for native Birds: April 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo. Take a morning field trip with ornithologist Daniel Froehlich to learn about avian residents, while considering possible fates of the bird habitat. $39. Info: www. NARFE state convention: May 13, 14 and 15 at the Silverdale Beach Hotel. Info: 360-6971946. 12-Step Biblical-based Recovery Group: Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 901 N. Wycoff, Bremerton. “Honu Life in Christ”: a support group for addictions/ compulsions, alcohol, drugs and general life issues recovery. Info: David, 360-509-4932. Alzheimer’s caregivers support group: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. as Harrison Medical Center Annex, 750 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and

Friday, March 28, 2014 friends of individuals with memory loss. Info: 206-402-9857. ABUSE RECOVERY MINISTRY & SERVICES: Free faith-based domestic abuse victim recovery classes for women. These weekly classes are designed to help women heal from domestic abuse. Participants may begin attending at any time. Info: 866-262-9284 for confidential time and place. American Legion Veterans Assistance Office: Open every Thursday (except holidays), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 19068 Jensen Way, Suite 3A, Poulsbo. Free services to assist veterans and widows with VA claims. Info: 360779-5456. At Ease Toastmasters: Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Subway meeting room, 3850 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. Learn valuable public speaking, evaluation and leadership skills in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Info: Dave Harris, 360-478-7089 or harriscd.wa@ Bainbridge Island Toastmasters: Meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Wednesdays, 7:15-8:30 p.m. in the Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse, 220 Parfitt Way, Bainbridge Island. Open to all interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun supportive environment. Info: bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs. org, uspeakeasytoastmasters. Kitsap Al-Anon: Al-Anon meeting for anyone troubled by another person’s drinking. Sundays: Manchester Library, 8 a.m.; Winslow Arms Apartments, Bainbridge Island, 10 a.m. Mondays: Harper Church, Port Orchard, 10 a.m.; Jackson Park Community Center, Bremerton, noon; Saint Barnabas Church, Bainbridge Island, 7:30 p.m.; Belfair Haven Of Hope, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays: Silverdale Lutheran Church, noon; First Lutheran Church, Port Orchard, 7:30 p.m.; Park Vista Apartments, Port Orchard, 5:30 p.m.; Anglican Church of St. Charles, Poulsbo, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: Belfair Haven Of Hope, 10:30 a.m.; Anglican Church Of St. Charles, Poulsbo, noon. Thursdays: Port Gamble S’Klallam Wellness Center, Kingston, noon; Holy Trinity Church, Bremerton, noon; First Christian Church, Bremerton, 5:30 p.m.; First Lutheran Church, Poulsbo, 7 p.m.; First Lutheran Church, Port Orchard, 7:30 p.m. Fridays: Bethany Lutheran Church, Bainbridge


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Fitness & Sports Bainbridge Archery: The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen’s Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring the family along to try this exciting sport in a safe environment. Rental equipment available, range fee applies. Experience range officer on site to help. Kitsap Ultimate Frisbee: Weekly pick-up game Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Email or see the pick-up section on www. BPA Juggling: First Sundays, 7-8:30 p.m., Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. For experienced jugglers, beginning jugglers, and closet jugglers. Free. Info: 206-842-8569, www., email

Kids & Family Celebrate Library week at KiDiMu: April 13-19 at KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane, Bainbridge Island. Present your library card and get half-price admission to the Kids Discovery Museum. Info: www. Jennifer K. Mann appearance: April 27, 3 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Book Co., 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Author and illustrator Jennifer K. Mann will read from her new picture book “Two Speckled Eggs” during a special story time. The story relates tales of grade school cliques and oddballs. Kitsap Local Market: Fridays, 1-6 p.m., Kitsap Mall, near Kohls and Hale’s Ales. Free face painting, children’s crafts. Info: www. Bainbridge Library story times: Toddler age Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Baby age Tuesdays, preschool age Wednesdays. Free. 1270 Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge Island. Info: 206-842-4162, www. Storytime for Little Ones: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., Manchester Library, 8067 E. Main St., Port

Orchard. Share stories, rhymes, songs and fun. Stay for music and crafts. Info: 360-871-3921,

Teen Artist circle: April 7, 2-4 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library. An informal group for artists to explore their creative side. Grades 7-12. Top Ten book Group: April 10, 4-4:45 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library. Teens Top Ten is a national Teen Choice Award. The library gets advanced reader copies to review as part of this program. Grades 7-12. Info: Teen movie: April 14, 2-4:45 p.m. at the Bainbridge Library. Watch “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (PG13). Grades 7-12.

Seniors Port Orchard Senior Center Potluck: April 7, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kitsap Room of the Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave., Port Orchard. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the music of Dan.

Literary K.D. Kragen: March 30, 3 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Book Co. , 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Kragen will discuss his latest science fiction series “The Killware Chronicles.” Author Angela Day appearance: April 3, 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Book Co, 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Day will read from her boo “Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster.” Book Sale: April 3, 1-4 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library. Info: Armchair poetry: April 5, 7 p.m. at Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse, 19003 Front St., Poulsbo. Poets Robin Schultz, Jordan Hartt and Sheila Bender will read their work. Admission is free. Hot and cold drinks, pastries and snacks will be for sale. Info: 206842-4855. Ferry tales book group: April 10, 3:50 p.m. sailing form Bainbridge to Seattle, and 4:40 p.m. sailing from Seattle to Bainbridge. This monthly book group meets on the ferry. Discuss what you are reading now on the 3:50 p.m. ferry, and share the monthly title on the 4:40 p.m. ferry. Info: Book sale: April 12, 10 a.m. to

3 p.m. at the Bainbridge Public Library. Info: Margot Page appearance: April 13, 3 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Book Co, 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Page will talk about her memoir “Paradise Imperfect: An American Family’s Move to the Mountains of Costa Rica.” Waterfront Book Group: April 15, 1-2 p.m. at the Waterfront Park Community Center, 370 Brein Drive, Bainbridge Island. The book group will discuss “Emma” by Jane Austin. Info: 206-842-4162. World Book night reception at Eagle Harbor books: April 17, 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Book Co., 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. World Book Night is April 23. The reception is for creative givers who will hand out books for free that night. Author David Sibley appearance: April 21, noon at Eagle Harbor Book Co., 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Writer and naturalist David Sibley will launch his new “Sibley Guide to Birds, 2nd Edition.” Seating is limited. Tickets available at Eagle Harbor Book Co. or on the store’s website www.eagleharborbooks. com. Art Book drive: Bainbridge Arts and Crafts seeks books to help build up the Bainbridge Library’s collection of art, architecture and design. Drop books off at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, during business hours. Silverdale Writers’ Roundtable: Every Saturday, 9:30 a.m., Cafe Noir, 3261 NW Mount Vintage Way, No. 101, Silverdale. Looking for writers. Free. Info: Bob, 360-830-4968.

MUSIC Bainbridge Chorale Young singers now enrolling: Improve singing skills while having fun. Bainbridge Chorale young singers is now enrolling for grades 1-3, and 4-8 for a new session of young singers which will meet on Thursdays, beginning April 10. Info: www. Beethoven in Silverdale: March 30, 2 p.m. at the Silverdale Lutheran Church, 11701 Ridgepoint Drive, Silverdale. The Bremerton Symphony performs Ludwig’s Legacy, a concert featuring Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, violin concerto and seventh symphony. Free, but donations accepted. Info: 360373-1722. British Isles musical tour: April 4, 7:30 p.m. at Gateway

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Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave., Poulsbo and April 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way, Bremerton. The Bremerton Symphony Concert Choral will perform a program of Celtic music from the British Isles. $24 adults, $19 senior and military, $8 youth and students. Tickets: or at the symphony’s box office, 532 5th Street, Suite 16, Bremerton. Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra performs chorale serenades: April 6, 3 p.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island. A performance of Edward Elgar’s “Serenade for Strings,” and Richard Wagner’s “Siegfried Idyll.” $16 adults. $12 seniors, students, youth, military and teachers. Tickets: bainbridgeperformingarts. org, 206-842-8569. Bainbridge Chorale and orchestra perform Verdi: April 12, 7:30 p.m. and April 13, 4 p.m. at the Bainbridge High School Commons. The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and the Bainbridge Chorale team up for Ralph Caughan Williams’“Serenade to Music,” and Verdi’s “Requiem.” $22 adults. $18 seniors. $15 students, military, teachers. $5 children ages 13 and younger. Tickets/ info: Kirtan: First Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Grace Church, 8595 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island. Kirtan is musical yoga; a practice of singing the names of the divine in call-and-response form. Info: 206-842-9997, email grace@

Theater BPA now registering: Bainbridge Performing Arts is now registering for its theatre school for Pre-K through adults. Spring sessions begin April 14. A variety of classes will be offered. See the class schedule at “Rats” and “The Nightingale”: March 28, 29 and 30 and April 4, 5, and 6 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday performances at 6 p.m. at the Central Stage Theatre of County Kitsap, 9729 SIlverdale Way, Silverdale. Two of Hans Christian Andersen’s famous tales performed as one-act musicals for the whole family. Tickets: $8-15. Info: The Edge Improv: April 5, 7:30 p.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island. Step into space with The Edge Improv for a night of on-the-spot comedy. $16 adults. $12 seniors, youth, students, military and teachers. Tickets/info:, 206-842-8569. Run for your Wife: Through April 6, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. Closing Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m. at the Western Washington Center for the Arts, 521 Bay St., Port Orchard. A hilarious British Comedy. Tickets: $13 to $17. Info: wwca. us, 360-769-7469. Kentucky Cycle: Through March 30, At Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave., BainSee Calendar, Page 8

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kitsapnightlife Bar band Payday Daddy: April 5, 9 p.m., Brother Don’s, 4200 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. April 12, 8 p.m., Ozzie’s Place, 10710 NW Silverdale Way, Silverdale. April 26, 8 p.m., Manchester Pub, 2350 Colchester Drive, Port Orchard. May 2, 8 p.m. Red Dog Saloon, 2591 SE Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard. May 3, 9 p.m., JR’s Hideaway, 22540 Highway 3, Belfair. May 9, 9 p.m. at The Garage, 6812 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. May 17, 8 p.m. at the Manchester Pub, 2350 Colchester Drive, Port Orchard.

Bookish Trivia Books on tap trivia: April 2, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Treehouse Cafe, 4569 Lynwood Center Road, Bainbridge Island. Dazzle your friends with your knowledge of book trivia. Stop by the Bainbridge Library for a book list if you are feeling competitive. Read more, win more. Ages 21 and older. Free entry. Info:

Jubilee concert TJ Wheeler 50th Jubilee concert: April 5, at Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road, Bainbridge Island. Potluck at 6 p.m. concert at 8 p.m. Wheeler’s first concert in the area in seven years. This will be his only solo concert while he’s in town, performing jazz and blues stylings. Info:

Adult Egg Hunt Adult Easter Egg Hunt: April 18, 8 p.m. at Kola Kole Park in Kingston. The park will be filled with 1,000 eggs filled with prizes such as cash, scratch tickets, raffle tickets, candy, gift cards and more. Live rock music by House of Cards. Ages 21 and older. Admission $15, includes one drink (wine, draft beer, or well drink) from Kingston’s Filling Station. Bring flashlights and baskets. Hunt is on rain or shine. Tickets sold at the Filling Station,


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or call 360-731-3326. Presented by Kingston Cooperative Preschool and sponsored by the Filling Station.

Bawdy musical “I love you, you’re perfect, now change”: Through April 19, at the Jewel Box Theatre, 225 Iverson St., Poulsbo. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. A musical comedy about love and relationship following multiple couples through a series of vignettes. A first date comes before dealing with marriage, which comes before children. Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives, and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. Tickets: $17/$15. Info/ RSVP: 360-697-3183, Tickets online at brownpapertickets. com.

Ongoing Pub Trivia Trivia time live: Pub trivia at multiple venues across Kitsap. Mondays: Hare & Hound, Poulsbo, 7 p.m. Tuesdays: Main Street Ale House, Kingston, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: Silverdale Beach Hotel, Silverdale, 7 p.m. and at Clearwater Casino, Suquamish, 8 p.m. Thursdays: Puerto Vallarta, Kingston, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays: Island Grill, Bainbridge Island, 8 p.m. Info:

Blues open mic Blues and Brews open mic: Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. at Bella Luna Pizza, 18408 Angeline Ave., Suquamish. Open mic blues and rock music. Info: 360598-5398.

April Spain and Dan Englehard star in “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” a musical comedy currently showing at the Jewel Box Theatre in Poulsbo. Honey Toad Studio

Open mic cafe The Green Muse open mic: Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m., Pegasus Coffee House, 131 Parfitt Way, Bainbridge Island. Ethan J. Perry hosts a music, spoken word and poetry open-mic night. All ages welcome.

Brewery jam Music To Our Beers jam: Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Bainbridge Island Brewery, 9415 Coppertop Loop NE. Open jam night hosted by Ethan J. Perry & His Remedy Band.

Coffee Shop jam Biscuits & Gravy jam: Thursdays, 6:30-10 p.m., Pegasus Coffee House, 131 Parfitt Way, Bainbridge Island. Ethan J. Perry hosts a session in the round. Free, open to all musicians.

Karaoke with Eon Karaoke at Isla Bonita: Fridays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 316 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island. Hosted by Eon Smith, whose voice is as beautiful as her smile. Sing to your heart’s desire all night long at the most happening Friday night spot on Winslow Way.

Bremerton’s First Friday First Friday Art Walk: Each first Friday, 5-8 p.m. centered around 4th Street and Pacific Avenue in Downtown Bremerton. Shops and galleries open late to feature local art and music.

Winslow’s first Friday First Friday Art Walk: The first Friday of each month, 6-8 p.m. along Winslow Way on Bain-

2 p.m.; part two is Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. The story of three families in Kentucky over the span of 200 years. Tickets: $27 adults, $22 seniors, $19 students, youth,

military and teachers. Purchase tickets or get info online at www., 206-842-8569. Kiss Me, Kate: March 28 through April 27, at the Bremerton

Community Theatre, 599 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. A play within a play about a theater company putting on a musical version of Shakespeare’s

bridge Island. A variety of shops and galleries open late, many with refreshments and snacks, to feature local art.

Bluegrass Me and the Boys: Second Friday, 9 p.m., Tizley’s Europub, 18928 Front St., Poulsbo. Bluegrass, old and new. No cover charge.

Keyport Jazz Mark Lewis Jazz at Los Corales: Fridays, 6-9 p.m. at the Los Corales restaurant, 1918 NE Poulsbo Ave., Keyport. Jazz artist Mark Lewis performs with a series of guests. March 28 with Karin Kajita on piano. April 4 with John Stowell on guitar. April 11 with Brian Kinsella on piano. April 18 with Josh Mason on piano. April 25 with the cool jazz trio of Mark Lewis on saxophones, Richard Person on brass instruments and Ted Enderle on bass.

“The Taming of the Shrew,” with Cole Porter classics such as “Wunderbar,”“Too Darn Hot,” and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare.”The leading lady and director are exspouses whose backstage antics

Poulsbo’s Second Saturday Second Saturday Art walk: Each second Saturday, 5-8 p.m. along Front Street in Poulsbo. Shops and galleries stay open late, many with refreshments and snacks, to showcase local art.

Charleston fourth Saturday Fourth Saturday Art Walk: Every fourth Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. in Bremerton’s Charleston District. Walk through shops and galleries featuring fine art.

Europub jam Celtic Jam Sessions: Third Sunday, 2-5 p.m., Tizley’s Europub, 18928 Front St., Poulsbo. Listeners and players welcome. Bring favorite Cape Breton, Irish or Scottish tunes to share.

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Spring season brings birds within view

Left, a red-breasted sapsucker perches on a tree. Right, an Anna’s hummingbird visits a flower. Don Willott / Janine Schutt

Annual migrations bring parade of bird-spotting opportunities F

or five years, my wife and I traveled in our motorhome for up to 11 months at a time, planning our entire timetable around bird watching. We called ourselves “Geritol gypsies.” We interspersed visits to birding hotspots with stops along the way to visit family and friends. One year our bird-watching forays took us all the way from Belize to the Arctic Circle. Along the way we saw some amazing birds. For peak bird watching, location and timing is key. As retirees, we had the luxury of timing our travels so we could be in the right places at the right time. You’d think we’d be too jaded by now to appreciate all-season birding

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close to home; but we still get excited when the first Rufous Hummingbird of the season shows up at our feeder in March. For hard-core birders, there is nothing like the thrill of watching waves of warblers and spring migrants en route to their nesting grounds in the Arctic tundra and boreal forests of North America. The arrival of spring and its symphony of sounds and flowering shrubs is mixed with wistful good byes to our departing loons, grebes, scoters and other aquatic birds as they transform

themselves into breeding splendor for their courting rituals further north. For those tuned in to the music, spring is when the birds find their voices and fill the air with song. Even the plainest plumages and simplest songs stir the hearts of their female counterparts. Of course, their lyrical choruses and dazzling displays are not for us, but for the mates they hope to woo and the rivals they hope to best. But drab is the human spirit that doesn’t thrill to these wonderful sounds and vivacious displays. As refugees from the East Coast, we miss the spring spectacle as dozens of species of warblers and song birds wing their way north to the bug-rich




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Continued from page 1 to get out of the house and dance to some music,” she said. “The kids get their faces painted and do some crafts. Have fun in your community.” This year, Windermere is adding a crafts feature for kids. Poole said that the line for face painting got pretty long in the past, and she hopes this will spread out the demand. “There’s kite book marks, and a kite foam craft that they can hang on a wall,” Poole said. The Washington Kitefliers Association will also be present to guide people through the process of making their own kites.

“It’s totally free, other than the food,” Poole said of the festival, noting that there will be tacos, hot dogs, hot cocoa and cookies for sale. Kites of all shapes and sizes, flown by the young and young-at-heart, grace the skies over the Kingston waterfront. Poole said that it’s a community event for all. In the end, it’s all about community fun. “We’ve had someone show up dressed as Peter Pan before. It’s lots of fun,” Poole said. “People dance. They don’t have to fly a kite. People picnic and watch the kites.” The event has grown in popularity in the seven years since taking flight in Kingston. Poole said that the last couple of years

have been a particular success. “The last couple years, it’s been fabulous,” she said. “The numbers keep growing. At least 150, maybe 200 (people) throughout the day. It’s becoming more and more popular. “I have people calling me about it from down south (in Washington) or over in Seattle and companies that I’ve never heard of that do marketing for kites,” Poole added. “So, it’s like it is becoming a big thing.” Keep an eye out for donation jars while launching kites in Kingston this weekend. The event also uses its visibility to raise money for the Kingston Food Bank.

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flavors of dark plum and blackberry. Hints of allspice and green tea give way to a big finish. Covington Cellars 2010 Petite Sirah, Yakima Valley, $40: This offers aromas of black walnut, black licorice, black cherry and chocolate cake. On the palate, its thick tannins give way Ron Bunnell owns Bunnell Family Cellar in Prosser, Wash., and makes one of the best Petite Sirahs in the to bold, dark state. Andy Perdue / Great Northwest Wine flavors of ripe plum, black espresso, leather, plum Sirah, Wahluke Slope, Sleeping Dog Wines cherry, blackberry and $29: This robust red wine and dark chocolate, all 2010 Petite Sirah, walnut. wrapped around rich yet offers aromas and flavors Yakima Valley, $30: Zerba Cellars 2010 of huckleberry pie, vanilla, approachable tannins. Larry Oates’ expression Reserve Petite Sirah, plum sauce and chocolate, of Petite Sirah shows Walla Walla Valley, $50: off more elegance than all backed with bold tanThis dark, intense wine — Eric Degerman and nins and a pleasant toastipower, opening with opens with aromas of dark aromas of oak, toast and Andy Perdue run Great ness. chocolate and boysenNorthwest Wine, a news Hard Row to Hoe plum, which give way to berry, leading to big, thick flavors of blackberry jam and information company. Vineyards 2011 Petite flavors of plum, blackLearn more about wine at Sirah, Columbia Valley, and black olive, all backed berry syrup and espresso, $35: An expressive Petite www.greatnorthwestwine. with velvety tannins. all backed with moderate com. Sirah, it unveils aromas Westport Winery tannins. and flavors of blackberry, 2011 Swimmer Petite


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LENDING, INC., a Washington Corporation, Defendants ) NO. 13-2-00947-3 SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY TO: Deborah J. Mason Judgment Debtor(s) The Superior Court of Kitsap County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Kitsap County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. Legal Description: APARTMENT NO. 204, BUILDING B, WASHINGTON PARK I AND II CONDOMINIUMS, A CONDOMINIUMS RECORDED IN VOLUME 3 OF CONDOMINIUMS, PAGES 131 THROUGH 142 INCLUSIVE, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION THEREOF, RECORDED UNDER KITSAP COUNTY RECORDING NO. 8401130071, AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO; Post Office address: 7604 Concord Lane NE, Unit 204-B Bremerton, WA 98311; Assessor’s Property Tax Parcel or Account Numb e r : 8058-002-204-0004 The sale of the above described property is to take place: Time: 10:00 am Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 Place: Main Entrance, Kitsap County Courthouse 614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $10,716.73, together with interest, costs and fees, before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office at the address stated below: STEVE BOYER, SHERIFF Attorney for Plaintiff: Hall & West, P.S Attorneys at Law 2135 6th Street, Suite 101 Bremerton, WA 98312 (360)373-9515 By: David White Chief of Investigations and Support Services Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office 614 Division Street Port O r c h a r d , W A 98366-4688 Phone: 360-337-7104 Date of first publication: 03/14/14 Date of last publication: 04/04/14 (PW1007373) TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF ALAN K. MCDANIEL; E S TAT E O F A L A N K . MCDANIEL; DAWN MCDANIEL; STATE OF WASHINGTON; Occupants of the Premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described

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in the complaint; JUDGMENT DEBTORS: SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KITSAP WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. , its successors in interest and/or assigns, Plaintiff, v. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF ALAN K. MCDANIEL; ESTATE OF ALAN K. MCDANIEL; DAWN MCDANIEL; U N I T E D S TAT E S O F AMERICA; STATE OF WASHINGTON; Occupants of the Premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint, Defendants. No. 13-2-00884-1 WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE (ZERO MONTH REDEMPTION PERIOD) AN ORDER OF SALE HAS BEEN ISSUED IN THE ABOVE CAPTIONED CASE, DIRECTED TO THE SHERIFF OF KITS A P C O U N T Y, C O M MANDING THE SHERIFF AS FOLLOWS, WHEREAS, FROM: THE KITSAP COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CLERK’S OFFICE TO: THE SHERIFF OF K I T S A P C O U N T Y, WASHINGTON On December 30, 2013, a Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure (“Judgment�) was entered in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (“Plaintiff’) against the defendants Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Alan K. McDaniel; Estate of Alan K. McDaniel; Dawn McDaniel; State of Washington; Occupants of the Premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint (“Defendants�). The Judgment forecloses the interests of all the Defendants in and to the following described property (“Property�) commonly known as 23850 Port Gamble Road Northeast, Poulsbo, WA 98370 for the total sum of $153,341.51 with interest thereon at the rate of 12.000% per annum beginning on December 30, 2013, until satisfied. The Property situated in Kitsap County, State of Washington, is legally described as: THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 26 NORTH, RANGE 2 EAST, W. M . , I N K I T S A P C O U N T Y, WA S H I N G TON, LYING EASTERLY OF THE SUQUAMISH TO GAMBLE COUNTY ROAD; AND EXCEPT THE NORTH 20 FEET THEREOF. THEREFORE, pursuant

to RCW 61.12.060, and in the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby commanded to sell the Property, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in order to satisfy the Judgment, including post-judgment interest and costs. MAKE RETURN HEREOF within sixty days of the date indicated below, showing you have executed the same. Pursuant to RCW 6.21.050(2), the Sheriff may adjourn the foreclosure sale from time to time, not exceeding thirty days beyond the last date at which this Writ is made returnable, with the consent of the plaintiff endorsed upon this Writ or by a contemporaneous writing. WITNESS, the Honorable KEVIN D. HULL Judge of the Superior Court and the seal of said Court, affixed this 4th day of Februar y, 2014 at Port Orchard, Washington. By: DAVID W. PETERSON Superior Court Clerk By: JERRIE DAVIES Deputy Clerk Presented by: RCO LEGAL, P.S. By: BABAK SHAMSI Lauren Davidson Humphreys, WSBA #41694 Valerie 1. Holder, WSBA #42968 Babak Shamsi, WSBA #43839 Laura Coughlin, WSBA #46124 Attorneys for Plaintiff THIS WRIT SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY EXTENDED FOR 30 DAYS FOR THE PURPOSES OF SALE. THE SALE DATE HAS BEEN SET FOR FRIDAY, A P R I L 1 1 , 2 0 1 4 , AT 1 0 : 0 0 A . M . AT T H E MAIN ENTRANCE, KITSAP COUNTY COURTHOUSE, PORT ORCHARD, WASHINGTON. Y O U M AY H AV E A RIGHT TO EXCEPT PROPERTY FROM THE SALE UNDER STATUTES OF THIS STATE, INCLUDING SECTIONS 6.13.010, 6.13.030, 6.13.040, 6.15.010 AND 6.15.060 OF THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON, IN THE MANNER DESCRIBED IN THOSE STATUTES. STEVE BOYER, SHERIFF K I T S A P C O U N T Y, WASHINGTON BY: DAVID WHITE CHIEF OF INVESTIGATIONS AND SUPPORT SERVICES Date of first publication: 02/21/14 Date of last publication: 03/28/14 (PW992090) To: UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF KENNETH KNUPP; BETTY KNUPP; NICHOLAS C. KNUPP; LELANI KNUPP; NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; DOCKSIDE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; WASHI N G T O N S TAT E D E PARTMENT OF SOCIAL

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CORDED IN VOLUME 25 OF PLATS, PAGES 137 THROUGH 142, INCLUSIVE, RECORDS OF KITSAP COUNTY, WASHINGTON. THEREFORE, pursuant to RCW 61.12.060, and in the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby commanded to sell the Property, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in order to satisfy the Judgment, including post-judgment interest and costs. MAKE RETURN HEREOF within sixty days of the date indicated below, showing you have executed the same. Pursuant to RCW 6.21.050(2), the Sheriff may adjourn the foreclosure sale from time to time, not exceeding thirty days beyond the last date at which this Writ is made returnable, with the consent of the plaintiff endorsed upon this Writ or by a contemporaneous writing. WITNESS, the Honorable KEVIN D. HULL Judge of the Superior Court and the seal of said Court, affixed this 4TH day of March, 2014, at Port Orchard, Washington. By: DAVID W. PETERSON Superior Court Clerk By: ALISON H. SONNTAG Deputy Clerk Presented by: RCO LEGAL, P.S. By: BABAK SHAMSI Babak Shamsi, WSBA #43839 Laura Coughlin, WSBA #46124 Attorneys for Plaintiff THIS WRIT SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY EXTENDED FOR 30 DAYS FOR THE PURPOSES OF SALE. THE SALE HAS BEEN

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4” Concrete floor w/fibermix reinforcement & zip-strip crack control (3) 10’x8’ raised panel steel overhead doors, 3’X6’8” PermaBilt door w/self-closing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 18” eave and gable overhangs, 2’ poly eavelight, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent.

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DRIVERS -- Whether you have experience or need training, we offer unbeatable career opp o r t u n i t i e s . Tr a i n e e , Company Driver, Lease Operator, Lease Trainers. (877) 369-7105


4” Concrete floor w/fibermix reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, 12’x8’ sliding door w/cross hatch, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door w/selfclosing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent. $ $ $

• 2” Fiberglass Vapor Barrier Roof Insulation • 18 Sidewall & Trim Colors w/45 Year Warranty (Denim Series Excluded) • Free In-Home Consultation • Plans • Engineering • Permit Service • Erection • Guaranteed Craftsmanship • Engineered For 85 MPH Wind Exposure B & 25# Snow Load* *If your jurisdiction requires higher wind exposures or snow loads, building prices will be affected.

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As of 2/22/14

Immediate fill within a Navy maintenance facility at IMF Bangor, in an office environment with periodic visits to the repair shops in close collaboration with our Navy customers. Understandi n g o f t h e N av y s h i p maintenance process with a supporting unders t a n d i n g o f t h e N av y manpower, personnel and training processes to suppor t the Navy Afloat Maintenance Tr a i n i n g S t r a t e g y (NAMTS) program. Responsible for tracking sailors’ progress, identifying and resolving gaps in learning, developing reports and briefs. Daily interface with Navy civilians and military personnel. Requires knowledge of Navy training programs and a working knowledge of the manp owe r a n d p e r s o n n e l process. Also requires knowledge of Navy depot and/or intermediate s h i p m a i n t e n a n c e fa cilities. Must be a US citizen and eligible for a gover nment secur ity clearance.


Financing based on 12% interest, all payments based on 10 years (unless otherwise noted), O.A.C.. Actual rate may vary. Prices do not include permit costs or sales tax & are based on a flat, level, accessible building site w/less than 1’ of fill, w/85 MPH Wind Exposure “B”, 25# snow load, for non commercial usage & do not include prior sales & may be affected by county codes and/or travel considerations. Drawings for illustration purposes only. Ad prices expire 4/14/14.

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PING PONG Table, very good condition, barely used, w/paddles $50 cash. (360)830-4289

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360.485.6310 Wanted/Trade

CASH for unexpired DIABETIC TEST STRIPS! Free Shipping, Friendly Service, BEST p r i c e s a n d 2 4 h r p ay ment! Call today 1- 877588 8500 or visit Espanol 888-440-4001 C A S H PA I D - U P TO $ 2 5 / B OX fo r u n ex pired,sealed DIABETIC TEST STRIPS! 1 DAY PAYMENT & PREPAID shipping. BEST PRICES! Call 1-888-389-0695 TOP CA$H PAID FOR O L D R O L E X , PAT E K PHILIPPE & CARTIER WATCHES! DAYTONA, S U B M A R I N E R , G M TMASTER, EXPLORER, MILGAUSS, DAY DATE, etc. 1-800-401-0440

Small wood table and four padded chairs. Nice shape. $150. Call TOP CASH PAID FOR 360-692-5103 OLD GUITARS! 1920’s Stoneware: 8 Plates; 8 t h r u 1 9 8 0 ’s . G i b s o n , cups; 8 saucers; 8 salad Martin, Fender, Gretsch, plates; 1 pr salt and pep- Epiphone, Guild, Mosp e r s h a ke r s ; s e r v i n g rite, Rickenbacker, Praibowl; gravy boat; platter; r ie State, D’Angelico, turine with lid; creamer Stromberg, and Gibson $80/cash only. Call 360- Mandolins/Banjos. 1-800-401-0440 692-6295 Jewelry & Fur

I BUY: Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Wrist & Pocket Watches, Gold & Silver Coins, Silverware, Gold & Platinum Antique Jewelry Call Michael Anthony’s at (206)254-2575


WANTED: Pre-1975 Superhero Comic Books, sports, non-sports cards, toys, original art & celebrity memorabilia espec i a l l y 1 9 6 0 ’s C o l l e c t o r / I nve s t o r, p ay i n g cash! Call Mike: 800273-0312



Garage/Moving Sales Kitsap County PORT ORCHARD

T O O L S , C O L LECTIBLES, Collectible Dolls, Freezer and more! Friday & Saturday, April 4th & 5th, 8am to 5pm, 4829 Estonia Court SE.

Trader Magee’s

A MUST SEE! Now Open! Huge Sale! Mon.-Sat. 9-7 Sun. 10-5 Buy/Sell/Trade COME SEE US FIRST FOR YOUR Wedding Rings Engagement Rings Promise Rings & Jewelry. WE OFFER WHOLESALE PRICING ON ALL OF OUR JEWELRY! Top Dollar Paid for Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Coins & Pawn Tickets! Now Buying Cell Phones and Gift Cards!

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*Current vaccination *Current Deworming *VET EXAMINED

Farmland Pets & Feed

9000 Silverdale Way


Central Valley Animal Hospital Personalized, AFFORDABLE medical care for your furry family members! State-of-the-art medical, dental, laboratory and surgical center. Hrs;Mon-Fri 8am-6pm Sat 8-12 10310 Central Valley Rd NW Poulsbo, WA 98370


Estate Sales Silverdale


Full house content. Professional power tools, Asian ivory, art, jeweler & sterling silver, antiques, 500 teddy bears, much more. Free coffee & doughnuts as usual 24/7 Security. Checks, credit cards and cash. OK to call for info.

Fri-Sun, 3/28, 29, 30 & 31st, 10am5pm daily, 1124 NW Poppy Ct., Silverdale, 98383 For details and photos www.mikewalland 253-221-0515.

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Canada Drug Center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. Our licensed Canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 90% on all your medication needs. Call today 1-800-418-8975, for $10.00 off your first prescription and free shipping KILL BED BUGS & THEIR EGGS! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killer Comp l e t e Tr e a t m e n t P r o gram or Kit. Available: Hardware Stores. Buy Online (not in stores):Â V I AG R A a n d C I A L I S USERS! 50 Pills SPECIAL - $99.00. FREE Shipping! 100% guaranteed. CALL NOW! 855409-4132


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pets/animals Dogs

AKC LAB pups, wonderf u l fa m i l y / c o m p a n i o n dogs, history & bloodlines insure genetic health, temperment, trainability, skills and atributes, AKC standord confirmation. Sell or trade $600. (360)2755068 or (360)275-2404




W estern & English riding equipm ent and apparel.

Producer of custom fine leather products & leather repair service.

Marine Power


3/29 SATURDAY SALE! Patio furniture, chairs, tools, books, vacuums, backpack plus lots more! Held from 9 am to 4 pm located at 60 NW Green Hill Court. Cash only. BREMERTON

BREMERTON Sail and Power Squadron Sale! Proceeds to Boat Education. Saturday, March 29th, 8am to 3pm, 1550 4REASUREĂĽ(UNTING o ck y Po i n t R o a d . #HECKĂĽOUTĂĽOURĂĽ2ECYCLERĂĽ R Something for Everyone!



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CLOSING OUT HORSE RANCH! English tack or horse stuff. Bits, bridles, blankets, some farm items, clothes, a lot of odds and ends! Fri 28th & Sat 29th 9 a - 5 p, 3691 Salmonberry Dr SE

13’ BOSTON WHALER Super Sport, 1987. New Battery, EZ Loader Trailer, 2003 40 HP Mercury Four Stroke Outboard M o t o r. O n e O w n e r. $3,800. 360-378-4305 Located in Friday Harbor READY FOR Summer Family Fun! 24’ Bayliner Ciera, 2006. Inboard/ Outboard. Just 390 Hours on the 5.0 Mercruiser Engine. Full Head, Kitchen, Sleeps Four. Dual Axle Trailer, 8’ Zodiac. $35,000 OBO. Pictures Upon Request. 360-678-9129 (Coupeville, Whidbey Island)

Friday, March 28, 2014 kitsapweek page 19 Auto Events/ Auctions

Automobiles Volkswagen


1996 VW Golf GL 2.0




$1000 cost $149 APR 105.89% for 3 months

Pawn your Car, Boat, RV, Motorcycle or ATV Airport Auto & RV Pawn 8500 Old Hwy 99 SE, OLY 1-800-973-7296

(360) 956-9300 Automobiles Classics & Collectibles

CASH FOR CARS Junk Car Removal with or without Titles Locally Owned


2000 Dodge Stratus Go for days on a tank of gas!! Stock# H13429D Only asking $5,999 Call 1-888-334-8142 Automobiles Ford

2005 Ford Focus Great on Gas!! stock number: V13294J Only asking $4,999 Call 1-888-334-8142 Automobiles Hyundai

2002 Hyundai XG350 4 dr Sdn Great on Gas!! Stock#  PV4138A Only asking $5,999 Call 1-888-334-8142 Automobiles Lexus

1995 Lexus SC 400 Cruise in Luxury!! Stock#  H14046A Only asking $7,999 Call 1-888-334-8142 Automobiles Mazda

06 MAZDA 5 Vroom Vroom!! stock : V14161D Only $9,999 Call 1-888-334-8142  2001 Mazda Millenia 4 dr Sdn S Nice Ride!! Stock# H14009A Only asking $5,999 Call 1-888-334-8142 Automobiles Volkswagen

2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2dr Auto SE Convertible Get Ready For Spring!! stock# H13227E Only $14,999 Call 1-888-334-8142

5spd, good clutch, CD, sunroof, 4 door hatchback, 190,000 mi. Needs new thermostat. Can drive home no problem. Located in Orting.

$1700 OBO 253-651-6223 Pickup Trucks Ford

2005 Ford F-150 4WD Super Crew 5-1/2 Ft Box XLT   Great Winter vehicle!! Stock#V13255B Call for Price! Call 1-888-334-8142 Sport Utility Vehicles Ford

2001 Ford Expedition  119” WB Eddie Bauer 4WD Head to the Mountains!!! Stock#  H13324D Only asking $6,999 Call 1-888-334-8142 Sport Utility Vehicles Honda

2001 Honda Passport Load up your toys!! Stock#  V13201D Only asking $6,999 Call 1-888-334-8142


2009 HD FXD Dyna Super Glide, Stage one upgrade (Air cleaner, exhaust pipes & remapped EFI for more HP), removable windshield, f l a m e g r i p s a n d fo o t pegs, highway foot pegs, solo seat, Garage Leathers Solo bag, cover & only 11,300 miles. $9,000. Vashon Island. Call Bob 206-473-7875. Ke n d o n M o t o r c y c l e Trailer.Has chocks for two motorcycles.Has a ramp and a spare tire. 2005 but used only about five times.Paid 2500.00 new but asking 1500.00 or best offe r. Fo l d s u p fo r e a s y storage.360-731-9192 Vehicles Wanted

CARS/TRUCKS wanted! Top $$$$$ PAID! Running or Not, All Makes!. Free Towing! We’re Local! 7 Days/Week. Call 1-800-959-8518 CASH FOR CARS! Any Make, Model or Year. We Pay MORE! Running or Not. Sell Your Car or Tr u c k T O D AY. F r e e Towing! Instant Offer: 1-888-545-8647

Our entire used car inventory (excluding economy vehicles) are covered by our 3 month/3000 mile warranty. This will take the worry out of purchasing a used vehicle. This special warranty also covers seals and gaskets, which is very unusual in automotive dealer warranties. Drive off our lot knowing you are covered!














2012 FIAT 500 H13394A





1995 LEXUS SC 400 BASE










2004 Monaco Monarch 30 ft Motor Coach RV, $34,900. Original owner. 34,233 miles. This beautiful Motor Coach has taken us to Mexico and Alaska and most of the Western States. It has everything you need for f u l l t i m e l i v i n g . Tw o slideouts, huge inventory of spare parts, six new tires, new shocks, frig, freezer, microwave, oven, TV, central heat and a i r, s h ow e r, C h ev y Workhorse 340 hp gas engine, less than 100 hours on Onan generator, stereo and CD, double sink, roof ladder, leve l i n g j a ck s, m i r r o r e d va n i t y, h e a t e d p owe r windows, rear view TV, CB radio, awnings, oak cabinets, walk around Queen, sleeps six, electric failure protection, stabilizing bar, lots of stowage inside and out, Call Mort 253 857 0157


$8,999 I BUY CARS



4949 Auto Center Blvd in Bremerton Auto Center Next to “Coca Cola”


Ad expires 1 week from publication date. Subject to prior sale. All prices + Tax, License & $150 negotiable documentary fee paid at signing.

Running or Not! Any Condition!


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March 28, 2014 edition of the Central Kitsap Reporter

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