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Rachel Berry Rediscovering Bremerton Bremerton has always been a city that rides on the fortunes of the maritime industry. With its close ties to the U.S. Navy, it boomed during times of war … more
Joseph Pentheroudakis Migratory Birds and the Law In December 2017, the U.S. Department of the Interior issued an opinion concluding that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, enacted 100 years ago, … more
Phyllis Henry You Have My Word Today it seems too many contracts and purchases include voluminous “Terms and Agreements,” and too often we push the “Agree” button or provide a … more
Rob Vajko Are You an Ultracrepidarianist?  It is probably hard to answer that question, because you have no idea what an “ultracrepidarianist” actually is; neither did I. If you know that … more
Lisa Bryan, KP News True confession: I am not a Facebook user.  Fortunately I have friends who send interesting tidbits they think I might find useful for the newspaper. The following Facebook … more
Christie Fierro Communication Blossoms By the time April tulip blossoms arrive, my New Year’s resolution is usually not only broken, it is not even remembered. This year, I did not even … more
Ted Olinger, KP News Here’s to Lookin’ Up Your Old Address It has been my observation in recent years that true Key Penners are not very familiar with change. Still, they are against … more
Dan White, Guest Columnist Against the Bond—There is a Better Way The deteriorated state of the Peninsula School District buildings is a known fact. Taxpayers have approved $190 million in … more
Shawn Jensen, Guest Columnist Vote to Raise Your Taxes? Why You Should Support the Peninsula Schools Bond Taxes—the very word provokes strong feelings. Frustration, aggravation and even … more
Carolyn Wiley, KP News Aging and the Insults Thereof Aging is the preferred alternative, but age is also encumbered with a variety of afflictions, inconveniences and personal insults. One … more
Polly Robinson, KP News Moving Home... to Home I like to think we’re not “just another one of those California couples” moving up to Washington. I was born at the Naval Hospital in … more
Dan Whitmarsh Dan Whitmarsh Looking for the Truth Christians are now in the season of Lent. It is a time of reflection and refinement. It is also a time of anticipation, as Lent leads to … more
Meredith Browand #MeToo and #MySons The rise of the #MeToo movement the last six months has forced me to see things differently. I look at pop culture with a more critical eye, I pay closer … more
Now that I’m firmly seated in the editor’s chair, a few more of the intricacies and intrigues of publishing a successful monthly paper are becoming … more
Vicki Husted Biggs The Oxford English dictionary uses words like brokenhearted, morose, sorrow, unhappy, regret, melancholy, downcast, dejected, low, blue, gloomy and miserable to describe … more
Frank Slater The Clearwater Spruce In 1945 or ’46, the Quinault school district extended its high school bus route to Kalaloch in Jefferson County to pick up teenage students from … more
Rachel Berry Hoodsport Entices Foodies and Outdoor Enthusiasts Even though it’s not quite spring, most of us have had enough of winter and are ready for an adventure. Good news: There’s an … more
Rob Vajko Flirting, Harassment and Hollywood There is an inherent danger in not jumping on the bandwagon of current thinking, especially when the current thinking has to do with sexual … more
Lisa Bryan, Editor, KP News “Even though it seems like a very long driveway, every time I drive across the spit I feel the muscles in my shoulders relax.” Photo: Ed Johnson, KP News An … more
Blood and Soil  In December 1990, I was riding in a car along the coast of the Adriatic Sea near the medieval fortress city of Dubrovnik in Croatia, when the engine … more
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