Recently re-elected State Sen. Phil Rockefeller talks with Monica Marschall CNA at Island Health and Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday. He spent three hours observing workers and assisting patients at the facility. As a member of the Ways and Means Committee in Olympia, Rockefeller works on budget allocations for low-income medical assistance. “They are doing a great job here and I learned a lot from this visit,” Rockefeller said. “Having been a patient before I had a good idea of what sorts of challenges these workers face, spending three hours and helping them gave me a new perspective on their important work.”
Fred and Marlene Abrahamson, Roger Bacon, Carolyn Berger, Eugene Brennan, Jade Castillo, Carolyn Chinn, Ron Cleveland, Judy Cole-Martin, Leslee Conner, Laureen Davis, Cherry Edwards, Luba Fetterman, Michelle Gouin, Celia Grether, Ingrid Harper, Ted Hoppin, DJ Jacobson, Jessica Kendrena, Steven Kimbrough, Judith Martin, Gregg Peterson, Georgie Pulliam, Marilyn Raynor, Robbin Small, Pat Steele, Merry Stever, Lisa Stowers, Nancy Taylor, Tish Treherne, Ann Varley, Denise Walsh, Diane Watrous and Lisa-Marie Wilson.
The Kitsap Extension of Western Washington University is accepting applications for the Master Gardener class of 2009. Classes will run every Friday from Jan. 9 through April 10 at the Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton. Course tuition is $225. A group orientation and interview is Nov. 13.
Most unfortunately, I didn’t get to talk to the man about it, but it’s been said that filmmaker/entrepreneur/legend Warren Miller, has spent his near entire life in pursuit of a free lift ticket.
Rain or shine, Karen Nakata, Seafood manager at Town and Country, takes her daily two-mile walk during her lunch hour. According to the National Weather Service, local flood watches remain in effect throughout Kitsap County and much of Western Washington this weekend. Bainbridge is expected to receive multiple inches of rain in the first significant downpour of fall.