Members of Bremerton Police and Bremerton Parks and Recreation filled over a dozen trash bags while removing an illegal camp from Forest Ridge Park Feb. 27. The camp was abandoned when police and parks arrived, said Tom Cressman, parks maintenance manager.
As Washington’s gray wolf population continues to grow, so do concerns from those living in the areas of the state most affected by their return. “There's two sides to this issue, and it kind of boils down to either you like them or you don't,” said Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, who co-sponsored several wolf-related bills this legislative session.
OLYMPIA – A bill that would allow Public Utility Districts to offer retail telecommunications services was introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Kitsap County.
A Grapeview woman was cited for following too closely to another vehicle after she crashed her Ford SUV into the back of another car that had slowed for traffic.
The revolution will not be televised. It will be projected onto a wall via a next-generation learning technology called “Safety Learning.” Safety Learning is one part iPad, one part scanner and one part projector. It comes with beefy security features such as voice recognition and content control.
It was an ending to a call that even Grumpy Cat would have to smile about. Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue received a call about a stuck cat on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 7:35 p.m. Firefighters responded to Brookdale Lane in Bremerton to find a small black cat had been unable to move behind a water heater for almost eight hours.
Although Central Kitsap School District employee Don McConaghy sits behind the wheel of a school bus while working, on his personal time he drives a smaller vehicle -- one of the new partially-aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 pickup trucks.
A school in Africa will benefit from a project that Kingston Girl Scout Martha Rabura is working on.Rabura hopes to send over 2,400 books and $1,800 to the Mallory Jansen Children of the Nations' School in Sierra Leone, Africa.
Safety proved to be a top concern over the Navy’s preliminary draft of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). Consultants from Makers Architecture and Urban Design presented the draft at the Norm Dicks Building Feb. 24.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge Citizen Advisory Committee recommended a 50-cent toll increase this summer and another 50-cent in 2016 during a Feb. 18 meeting.
The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Feb. 25.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Delacruz is a quartermaster aboard the Norfolk-based ship, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one of only ten operational aircraft carriers in the Navy today.
Health issues cited as cause; New candidates will be sought
Three state Senate bills aim to increase awareness of human trafficking and help agencies coordinate efforts to confront the issue.
$300,000 in Olympic College scholarships available: The Olympic College Foundation will provide over $300,000 in scholarship support to students attending Olympic College during the 2015–2016 academic year.
Four local teams — three girls and one boys — are still in the hunt for a state playoff berth as the regional tournaments get underway this weekend.
TACOMA — There is an old adage in sports that everyone except one person — the state champion — will be disappointed in the end.
Students from the Kitsap area have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Washington for the autumn quarter. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (out of 4). Students are notified that they have achieved this distinction when they receive their grades for the quarter.
OLYMPIA – Salmon recovery efforts in Washington are making a difference – more salmon are returning home in some areas, although significant work remains – according to a new report released by the Governor's Salmon Recovery Office.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-AK and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI, announced they've introduced legislation that would reauthorize and strengthen the nation's tsunami detection and warning systems and continue investing in research to better prepare coastal communities.