The West Sound STEM Showcase, April 30 at the Kitsap Mall, included booths featuring digital arts, robotics, engineering and more.
Salmon management has become increasingly difficult as salmon populations decline across western Washington. Tribal and state co-managers are struggling with how to manage the crumbs of a disappearing resource.
SILVERDALE — An assistant Cub Scout master for Silverdale Cub Scout Pack #4544 was charged with theft in the first degree for allegedly using a Scout debit card to make nearly $8,000 in unauthorized purchases over four months.
What started as a simple chili cook off more than 20 years ago has turned into a full-blown competition, with an expected 25-30 military culinary specialists submitting dishes in multiple categories.
SILVERDALE - Multiple sightings of unauthorized unmanned aerial systems or "drones" have been reported flying over Naval Base Kitsap Bangor over the past few months. The Navy is requesting that local residents report sightings to base officials immediately.
The suspect is a 23-year-old Central Kitsap man who has been jailed on probable cause felony harassment, indecent exposure and stalking. Bail was set at $75,000.
SILVERDALE — Kitsap County Sheriff's detectives and patrol deputies arrested seven people suspected of being involved in a series of burglaries that occurred in at least 17 commercial business establishments in Silverdale over the past two months.
As a result of the passage of ESSB 6328, the Kitsap Public Health Board is discontinuing its discussion on the original draft ordinance regulating the use, sales and availability of vapor products. The Kitsap Public Health Board directed the Health District to draft a new, very targeted ordinance to address restrictions only on the use of vapor products in indoor public places — the areas not addressed by ESSB 6328.
BREMERTON - Nearly 60 employers will meet job seekers at Olympic College's annual job fair on Wednesday, May 4. Attendees can expect to network with representatives in the private, government and non-profit industries. Full-time, part-time and summer positions will all be included in the employment conversations.
SEATTLE — The Captain of the Port, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, issued a $100,000 civil penalty Tuesday to a Washington resident who intentionally struck the Washington State Ferry Tokiate with a high-powered blue laser Oct. 22, 2015.
Part of the renovation plans include completely replacing the playground equipment. They also include making the park ADA compliant, replacing one of the two tennis courts with a multi-sports court, replacing the bathroom, creating a sheltered picnic area, adding walking paths between the features of the park and improving drainage on the fields.
SILVERDALE — The Kitsap Great Give is set for May 3. The Great Give is a 24-hour online giving event organized by the Kitsap Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in Kitsap County and surrounding areas. Help our community reach the goal of raising $1.5 Million for charity in one day. Learn more at kitsapgreatgive.org.
SOUTH CHINA SEA – USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) crew recently completed the Maintenance Material Management Inspection (3MI) and is now in the process of implementing more energy efficient lighting throughout the ship.
We talk about the funny calls, the ironic calls and the newsworthy calls, but in our updates I hope you also see the dangerous and difficult situations we are required to resolve.
The reasons for homelessness are many. There’s a saying that many of us are one financial crisis away from being homeless. That saying becomes reality for many people in Kitsap County every day.
BREMERTON — Two people were injured in a fire that destroyed a mobile home at the Rocky Point Mobile Home Park Thursday morning.
• A 24-year-old Bremerton man was charged with DUI, hit-and-run and disorderly conduct. A deputy responded to a report of a unknown man who had allegedly followed two children near Erlands Point Road April 21.
CENTRAL KITSAP — Three Olympic High School teenagers suffered minor injuries after the SUV they were traveling in veered out of control and flipped over on Tibardis Road NW on April 21.
Three local law enforcement agencies are conducting a Take-Back Day event this Saturday to assist Kitsap residents with the proper disposal of unwanted medications.
KRM hosts six mobile meal sites throughout Bremerton; opens each day for the homeless population to get off their feet, read, puzzle and generally be safe; and helps connect anyone who wants it to case managers who can help them work through any issues that may be keeping them homeless. The Mission also joined the Salvation Army this year in taking over the emergency overnight shelter.