Northwest Derby Company blockers ArmaGhetto, Brawlyanna and Medusya prevent an enemy jammer from breaking through to score points in the roller derby bout held Saturday, Sept. 17. - Michelle Beahm / Bremerton Patriot

Roller Derby: ‘fun, hard and you can hit people’

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 7:00AM

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the Northwest Derby Company is home to the only adult roller derby league in the county. Nearing the end of its fifth season, co-captain of the team Aimee Durgan (also known as Brawlyanna) said it got its start as a co-ed recreation team based in Port Orchard called Skate Club. When that ended, they developed Northwest Derby Company in January 2012, part of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.

Port of Bremerton announces clean bill of financial health

  • Sep 26, 2016 at 3:00PM

For the 23rd consecutive year, the Port of Bremerton returned a clean bill of financial health from the Washington State Auditor’s office for the fiscal year 2015. But in a sad irony, the person most responsible for that performance did not get to celebrate.

1918 Spanish Flu pandemic hit Bremerton hard

  • Sep 26, 2016 at 12:00PM

For Bremerton, the worst impact from the Spanish flu hit Bremerton in September 1918, as the Great War was winding down and people (and the Navy) were preparing for the Armistice.

Central Kitsap Reporter Opinion

Opportunities to get to know the candidates | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 25, 2016 at 4:00PM

You have several opportunities to meet the candidates, ask questions, and learn all you can so you can make an educated vote on Nov. 8.


End food waste in our communities | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 25, 2016 at 10:00AM

When food waste gets attention, news reports generally train on the safe and edible food thrown out by restaurants and grocery stores. But of the 133 billion pounds of food thrown out in the U.S. in 2010, two-thirds of it came from our own kitchens.

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