BREMERTON – A teenager was arrested for torturing a cat Wednesday after setting it on fire just before midnight Sunday.
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-6th District, expressed his support for veterans after a lease for a new Bremerton Community Based Outpatient Clinic (or CBOC) was signed.
Bremerton holiday hiring expected to about the same as last year, Employment Security Dept. says.
In recent years, the Navy Wives Club of America has evolved into a significant source of assistance to the military community of Kitsap County. The club is a nonprofit educational and charitable foundation with branches all across the United States.
SILVERDALE – A HomeGoods home fashions store will open in Silverdale on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 8 a.m.
Using funds provided by the state for the Transportation Fund, Marco DiCicco, supervisor of transportation for the school district, said they purchased the two buses at about $120,000 a piece, including tax.
Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk, described on their website as an “acrobatic whirlwind where cycling is the escape from a technology-obsessed society,” will perform twice, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at the theatre.
Anyone with information about the crime, which took place near the Bremerton High School campus Oct. 4 should call the Bremerton Police department at 360-473-5349.
Rep. Derek Kilmer, a former state senator, is serving in his second term representing Washington’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He formerly served on the House Armed Services Committee, and is now a member of the influential Appropriations Committee. Kilmer is one of the House members committed to working in a bipartisan way to get legislation approved.
GIG HARBOR – Nighttime drivers traveling on eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge should plan for two nights of lane closures, Oct. 6 and 7, as crews perform annual toll equipment maintenance.
Attend the Peninsula Home and Remodel Expo and meet with local businesses interested in helping make area homes efficient, relaxing, and safe.
BREMERTON – A training exercise with the deployment of oil spill response equipment just off Naval Base Kitsap in Sinclair Inlet will conducted by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility on Tuesday, Oct. 6. People living near the area may see activity in the vicinity of Blackjack Creek in Port Orchard.
SILVERDALE – The U.S. Navy has completed the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS), which is available for public review.
BREMERTON — Larry Green was fired from his job as a Bremerton police officer four months ago following an internal investigation that found he had a “consistent and recurring pattern of violating the civil rights of individuals.” Over a two month time frame in fall 2014 Green was involved in a series of incidents including mishandling evidence, filing inaccurate reports and detaining a handcuffed suspect in the back of his patrol car for 6-11 hours. Green is appealing his termination.
Bloodworks Northwest reports that Lane Blood Center in Eugene, Oregon has issued an urgent appeal to blood donors to help meet a critical need following the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
BREMERTON — I walk into a room in the Kitsap Conference Center called Glacier Cove 2 with my friend Wade. It’s 9 a.m. on a Thursday and I’m a little groggy from the night before. Wade lives in Cle Elum. We don’t see each other often so we had a few beers and played pool with a group of lesbians at A & C Sports Bar. We won on a technicality. Glacier Cove is a strange place. About a dozen people do about dozen things. There’s a pair of sailors in blue coveralls with pale faces and dark red circles around their eyes. They look strung-out. There’s a nurse in blue scrubs. She looks healthy. There’s man with blue skin wearing dusty, black wingtip shoes, tight red pants and a black dress shirt. He looks dead. Or at least half dead.
OLYMPIA – Washington retailers will hire more than 15,000 seasonal workers throughout the fall holiday season, according to economists with the state’s Employment Security Department.
Kitsap Rescue Mission seeks help, Free class shows how to protect homes from earthquakes, Fall fruit show set for Oct. 24
SILVERDALE – Like some kind of fishy celebrity, the silvery wild chinook salmon was a magnet for the dozens of people gathered at Dyes Inlet near the mouth of Clear Creek for a weekend beach seine.
A 29-year-old Port Ludlow man was charged with three counts of theft for allegedly stealing more than nine cans of keyboard cleaner from Walmart in Bremerton and Best Buy in Silverdale to use them for "huffing."