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Marines make sure Christmas happens for area kids

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 9:42AM

It’s through their hard work, and that of about 75 to 100 other volunteers, that more than 2,500 children and teens in Kitsap County get toys and gifts each year at the holidays.

Reptiles give kids a big thrill

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 2:51PM

Hands-on learning took on a whole new meaning for students at Silver Ridge Elementary during a recent evening family event at the school. Scott Petersen, also known as “The Reptile Man,” has been visiting several area schools with his crew of reptiles, including venomous snakes. Petersen brought reptiles of a variety of sizes, including an alligator snapping turtle, a milk snake, an alligator and others for students to see.

Performing arts center takes the stage

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 2:59PM

With any luck at all, fundraising for a new performing arts center in Silverdale will be underway within months.

Make it a day to shop on Small Business Saturday

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 3:17PM

This Saturday is an opportunity for everyone to contribute to our local community and our local economy, all at one time. Saturday is Small Business Saturday.

State takes path of least resistance in Wendy Stevens case

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 3:21PM

A lot of people were left scratching their heads last week when they heard that former Bremerton school board candidate Wendy Stevens made a deal with prosecutors in her first-degree theft case. Not only will Stevens avoid jail time, she will not have to enter a guilty plea in the case.

Why I choose to be a columnist

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 3:19PM

Those of us who write and are published do so for a wide variety of reasons. We come from different places and have our own set of standards or boundaries that guide our choices of topic, tone and the positions on issues or subjects we take on.

My feelings about Uncle Sam: It’s complicated

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 7:00PM

If Facebook had a status update option for users’ feelings about the military, mine would be, “It’s complicated.”

Extreme weather shelter opens during cold snap

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 10:00PM

The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan three times last week and an overnight shelter for men, women and children was available at the Bremerton Foodline.

Chief of Naval Personnel visits Northwest Region

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited Navy Region Northwest commands Nov. 18-19 to speak with sailors about manning, training and budget concerns.

Bremerton Housing Authority set to open new space

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 11:00AM

New downtown Bremerton location will house about 50 employees

Kitsap County planning rep needed

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 7:00AM

Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for a representative from Commissioner District 2 (Central Kitsap) to serve on the Kitsap County Planning Commission.

Tracyton’s Christmas tree faces uncertainty

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 7:00AM

The Tracyton community Christmas tree, a tradition that started in 1948, may not continue beyond this year.

Republicans will meet to pick Angel’s successor

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 4:00PM

A meeting of Republican Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) from Kitsap and Pierce counties has been set slated for Wednesday, Dec. 4,

She empowers others through photography

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 9:43PM

She probably doesn’t think of herself as a “world changer.” But Elaine Turso is changing the world one photograph at a time.

Elks Hoop Shoot set

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Dec 2, 2013 at 2:24PM

The local Elks have set a date for their 42nd annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest.

Holiday pet pics benefit Kitsap Humane Society

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 1:00PM

While pictures with Santa aren’t unusual this time of year, pictures with Santa and assorted pets is. As noted by Rachel Bearbower, Kitsap Humane Society’s special events coordinator, “Anytime you can wrangle a cat on a trip is unique.”

Zero Gravity finds new home in Silverdale

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 4:00PM

The business was forced out of its previous location in the Kennedy Business Park off Minder Road

Conway makes a great example of foster parenting

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 9:48AM

Last month was National Adoption Month. The Bremerton Patriot spoke with a local woman who has fostered and adopted children from Kitsap County. Here she shares why she does it.

Tree lighting brings Santa, good cheer

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:14AM

Over the years, the organizing party for the event has changed, but the spirit behind the event has remained.

Bremerton lawyer makes bid for county seat

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 8:00PM

Ed Wolfe, a Bremerton lawyer and former U.S. State Department official, announced this week he will file to run for the County Commission for Central Kitsap in 2014.

Soap ‘scientist’ creating eco-conscious soap

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 4:00AM updated Dec 26, 2013 at 4:24PM

On average, Laura Kneib makes a batch a day which usually yields 16 pounds, or the equivalent of 56 bars. Her soap is made of natural ingredients and packaged in recycled materials.

After years at sea and in ‘port,’ it’s time to retire

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 9:49AM

And after 28 years in the Navy and another 15 years in the private sector, most of those being at the Port of Bremerton, come Dec. 31, Tim Thomson will retire.

Bremerton's Warren Avenue Bridge waterline work slated

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:45AM

Folks who regularly travel north over the Warren Avenue Bridge can expect to see work crews, some lane closures and pedestrian revisions in coming months.

Support Bowling

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

We need a county commissioner who has knowledge and understanding of the community

Recycling poster contest is underway

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

Kitsap Recycles Day is recognized by the commissioners and set aside to remind residents the importance of buying and using recycled products

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