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Community Scene

Ribbon Cutting Launch of Partnership in South Kitsap to Support Students in Greater Need

An affiliate of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, Communities in Schools of Peninsula (CISP) works with school administrators, teachers, students, families and communities to identify the greatest needs among the student population and then provides applicable interventions, resources and support to meet … read more

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Leadership Kitsap Celebrates 20 Under 40 Awards

Leadership Kitsap hosted the 20 Under 40 Awards Program at the Kitsap Conference Center in January, recognizing 20 exceptional business and civic leaders under the age of 40 who are making a great impact in business, philanthropy and their communities. Carli Meurs, executive … read more

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Volunteer Alex stocks the vegetable cooler.
Nonprofit Spotlight

Fishline

Kitsap and Jefferson County Nonprofits — With the...

Washington state is a flood with almost 45,000 registered and legit not-for-profit organizations. Their missions are wide ranging, but all attempt to address a significant community need, often relying completely on donor funding and an active cadre of community volunteers to do so. … read more

Fish, Frogs & Frolic
Community Scene

Fish, Frogs & Frolic

The Tahuya Community Club started in 1973 with monthly meetings, guest speakers and community services. Raised in Tahuya, Earl Sande was guest speaker at a recent club meeting. He discussed growing up in Tahuya and shared excerpts from his book, “Fish, Frogs & … read more

KEDA Executive Director Joe Morrison

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) develops the world of Kitsap County, with the goal of uplifting the area and businesses. The alliance was founded in 1983 as the economic developer for the area. Executive Director Joe Morrison says that KEDA addresses issues … read more

The Coffee Oasis
The Coffee Oasis

A Safe, Welcoming Space for Youth

“A coffee shop is one place where everyone knows they belong; they are welcome.” That’s the view of David Frederick, The Coffee Oasis executive director. This is certainly true for The Coffee Oasis, located in Port Orchard, Bremerton, Kingston, Poulsbo and, most recently, … read more

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Food Backpacks 4 Kids

Gig Harbor Midday Rotary Delivers $4,000 In Food Staples

The Rotary Club of Gig Harbor Midday has a long relationship with Food Backpacks 4 Kids on the Key Peninsula and offers this local food bank ongoing support in many forms. Recently, the club initiated a project to secure extra food for Food … read more

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Will Grant and his pizza oven

Local Pizzeria Owner Part of Guinness Book of World Record Event

Will Grant, the owner of That’s A Some Pizza on Bainbridge Island and Sourdough Willy’s Pizzeria in Kingston, traveled to Tulsa recently to join World Pizza Champions in partnership with The University of Tulsa and set a new world record for World’s Largest … read more

Bremerton National Airport (Photo courtesy Andrew Buchanan, Subtle Light Photography)

The Role of Local Ports

Q&A with Kitsap port commissioners

With our home office based on the Kitsap Peninsula, The Content Scout is reminded daily just how lucky we are to have the ease of spending on time to work and play out on the water. Feeling ever so fortunate to not only … read more

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