An unattended stove caused major structure damage, but no injuries, in a house fire Nov. 24 in Bremerton.
BREMERTON – Thick smoke filled the air as more than a dozen firefighters responded to a residential structure fire at the intersection of 20th Street and North Cambrian Avenue around noon Nov. 24.
To connect with constituents while in Washington, D.C., Rep. Derek Kilmer will host his 10th telephone town hall with callers at 6 p.m. Dec. 2. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Kilmer a question or leave a message with their comments.
KITSAP – Due to below freezing temperatures at night, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management will activate the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan.
Haselwood, a leading new- and used-car dealer on the Kitsap Peninsula announced a definitive acquisition agreement with Parr Auto Group, a new- and used-car auto group in Bremerton.
SILVERDALE – H&M, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable prices, has officially announced a new 23,000-square-foot location at Kitsap Mall. At noon on Dec. 17, the new location at Kitsap Mall will join the eight other H&M destinations in the state of Washington.
The total proposed revenue and total proposed expenditures are $152,931,712. In 2015, the total budget was $136,082,276. The proposed budget is increased by $16,849,436.
GORST – A 71-year-old Belfair man was killed and two other people were injured in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 16 Nov. 19.
'Nutcracker' set for Nov. 28-29, Skating Through Time Ice Show, Local Program Delivers Holiday Spirit to Area Seniors
BREMERTON – A 58-year-old Port Orchard man was injured after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a another motorist Nov. 19.
On Nov. 12, the school board held their first meeting since that game Oct. 29. The room was, unsurprisingly, packed. The public comment section at the beginning of the meeting was, predictably, long.
GORST – One person was killed in a four-vehicle traffic collision on eastbound State Route 16 Nov. 19.
Puget Sound Energy stated in an email that crews were making good progress with efforts to restore power. As of 3 p.m., roughly 45,600 PSE customers in the Puget Sound region were without power. At the peak of the storm Tuesday night, 220,000 customers were impacted about outages.
KITSAP – The wet, windy weather today has shut down several roads across the area.
CENTRAL KITSAP - On Nov. 18 there will be three classes of local second graders feeling a whole lot warmer.
Data from 2014 state vital-statistics records show that heroin killed 293 people in Washington last year, about twice as many as in 2008. At the same time, the number of deaths from prescription narcotics has steadily dropped from a peak of 512 deaths in 2008 to 319 in 2014. Overall, the number of deaths from opioid overdose in Washington remains at about 600 a year.
PORT ORCHARD – Kitsap County Superior Court Commissioner Thurman W. Lowans has announced his retirement from the Court, effective June 1, 2016.
The Kitsap Firefighter’s Benevolent Fund will be distributing new winter coats at View Ridge Elementary in Bremerton as part of the National Firefighter’s Coats for Kids campaign.
Over the past four months, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) has received numerous phone calls from the public indicating they have been contacted by our agency soliciting donations. Based on the information received from the public, the phone calls have been from individuals attempting to scam the public for money.
Culinary students at Olympic College in Bremerton got a taste of both Tuesday, Nov. 10, when they held a “Food Truck Brawl” on campus.