BREMERTON – An apartment fire displaced 32 residents at Centennial Apartments in Bremerton April 23. No one was injured, but one person was treated at the scene for a bit of smoke inhalation.
Greg Wheeler is seeking re-election to the Bremerton City Council, representing District 4. Wheeler has served on the council since 2009, is serving his third term as Council President.
State honors best of the best in drinking water; Kitsap Public Utility District awarded “Commitment to Excellence”
BREMERTON – Mayor Patty Lent announced the City of Bremerton’s participation in the fourth National Mayor’s Conservation Challenge, a program committed to improving the environment by using a national contest to engage citizens’ conservation efforts in various cities.
Haeley Nunley of Northwest Derby Company said her group moved to Skateland in Bremerton
BREMERTON — Police at Naval Base Kitsap are investigating the discovery of razor blades apparently staged as traps aboard vessels at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
BREMERTON — According to Google Maps, driving around Dyes Inlet takes about 45 minutes, and that includes State Route 3 with its 60 miles per hour speed limit. To run around the Dyes — yes, with your legs and feet — would obviously take much longer. It took Steve Jensen, a 48-year-old accountant from Port Orchard, 3:13:14 at the inaugural Bremerton Marathon April 18.
Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, will host a telephone town hall on Monday, April 27 from 6-7 p.m. All 26th Legislative District residents are welcome to join Young for the hour-long telephone "town hall" event to discuss state legislative issues.
GIG HARBOR – Motorists who use eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will encounter double lane closures during the overnight hours on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 for bridge maintenance.
Free solar system presentation, 'Fight Night' relationship experts to speak May 1, Paper shredding event April 25 in Silverdale and more.
• At Central Kitsap 9, Capital 4: Marissa Adams hit a three-run home run as the Cougars moved into a tie for first place with a win against Capital in a Class 3A Narrows League contest. Central (7-2 overall, 5-1 league) now is tied with North Thurston (6-5, 5-1) in league.
SPOKANE – Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
OLYMPIA – Whooping cough is on the rise in Washington and state health officials are urging people to get vaccinated against the disease, especially pregnant women.
OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County recently closed two debt transactions with interest rates lower than anticipated. The Sewer Utility Fund issued $17,360,000 worth of bonds at a true interest cost of 2.14 percent.
BREMERTON — For years, customers could get almost anything local at the Bremerton Farmer’s Market: produce, food, art. Almost everything except beer and wine. Until now. The Bremerton City Council amended its municipal code April 15 to allow beer and wine tasting at the Thursday Market in Evergreen Rotary Park.
BREMERTON — They’ll be in the neighborhoods. In the parks. In the marina. In stores. Around schools. Armed with only a radio and an eye for injustice, the Bremerton Police Department’s new volunteer program isn’t just neighborhood watch — it’s “neighborhood watch on steroids.”
BREMERTON — Chal Martin went to Bank of America on Sixth Street just looking to get some cash the afternoon of April 10. He left having had his wallet stolen by a man on what police believe was a meth-fueled rampage
CENTRAL KITSAP – A Bremerton man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after he crashed his car into a tree in a parking lot April 18.
As part of the U.S. Military All-Star tryouts occurring this weekend there will be multiple meet-and-greet opportunities with representatives from the team as well as from the Kitsap BlueJackets and West Coast Guns.