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USS Ranger sails toward the scrapyard

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:19PM

Aircraft carrier that was decommissioned in 1993 headed to International Shipbreaking at Brownsville, Texas.

Dreams take flight: Local paramotoring enthusiasts take to the skies | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:16PM

I got an offer of a flight, with one caveat: Those present would not be responsible for any resulting addiction. Soon I was gliding 1,500 feet above Poulsbo, my harness attached with carabiners to the frame of this 75-pound machine, nothing between me and the open air but my clothing. And, hopefully, my guardian angel.

Rehab centers in Kitsap will have new ownership

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:28PM

Bremerton Health & Rehabilitation and Forest Ridge Health & Rehabilitation, also in Bremerton, are being sold by Extendicare to Formation Capital, LLC, a healthcare-focused private investment firm and an affiliate of Safanad Inc., a global principal investment firm.

Everything is awesome in Lego class

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Mar 5, 2015 at 10:50AM

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.

Red light cameras costing city thousands

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 5:00PM

Red light cameras cost the City of Bremerton $81,013 in 2014, despite issuing more than 6,600 tickets and collecting $533,751, according to Councilwoman Leslie Daugs.

City of Bremerton honors USS Bremerton

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 9:00AM

The City of Bremerton officially welcomed the USS Bremerton to its namesake city with a ceremony at the Norm Dicks Building March 2. About 50 civilians, retired Navy and sailors from the Bremerton were on-hand to recognize the Bremerton.

Young to host telephone town hall

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 3:33PM

State Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, invites all 26th Legislative District residents to join him for an hour-long community conversation to discuss state legislative issues.

Commercial public records requests would become a revenue resource for agencies | 2015 Session

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 4:36PM

State and local agencies may charge a processing fee for public records sought for commercial purposes, under terms of a proposal considered by the 2015 Legislature.

One person injured in two-vehicle East Bremerton crash

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 1:17PM

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord motorist was cited for following to closely after crashing into another car on State Route 303 in East Bremerton March 2.

Legislation would raise awareness of, and efforts against, human trafficking | 2015 Session

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Mar 2, 2015 at 12:27PM

Three state Senate bills aim to increase awareness of human trafficking and help agencies coordinate efforts to confront the issue.

Legislation pending that could alter state’s wolf management efforts | 2015 Session

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 12:02PM

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.

Bill would expand telecommunications options to rural communities

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 11:20AM

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.

Olympic teams, along with CK and Crosspoint girls head to regionals

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Mar 2, 2015 at 11:19AM

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.

Two injured in three-vehicle crash

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 10:41AM

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.

Syringes and debit cards found at illegal camp in Forest Ridge Park

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 12:09PM

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.

Lucky day for trapped black cat

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 5:00PM

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.

School bus driver one of first to buy new aluminum pickup

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 3:29PM

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.

Girl Scout collecting books to send to African school

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 2:34PM

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.

Hannah gets hit novel with 'The Nightingale' | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:47PM

Kitsap-based author Kristin Hannah impressed critics and readers with her 2013 novel. It went to No. 1 on the New York Times’ best-seller list. And it was such a nice experience, she thought she’d do it again.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Citizen Advisory Committee recommends toll increase

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 1:00PM

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.

Safety a top concern of NBK land use plan

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 12:09PM

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.

Letter to the Editor: Red-light camera reevaluation

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 5:01PM

I also have other reservations about the red-light cameras. Bremerton is a town full of working-class families that often cannot afford a $124 ticket. Citizens who cannot afford the ticket are often the least knowledgeable about the justice system, and most likely to fall through the cracks. All too often, governments view citizens primarily as a source of revenue.

Bremerton native serves aboard USS George H.W. Bush

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 3:23PM

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.

CK school board member Stokke resigns

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 3:08PM

Health issues cited as cause; New candidates will be sought

Chamberlain returns to Pumas with unfinished business

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 2:21PM

The Kitsap Pumas have re-signed another member of the 2014 Premier Development League national finalist squad. Michael Chamberlain, who assumed the role of a very physical and hard-working target man for the Pumas, appeared in 17 games last season.

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