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Kitsap lawmakers' bill would require crisis intervention training statewide

  • Feb 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA – Legislation to require police officers to receive training on dealing with mentally ill people, called crisis intervention training, was introduced by two Kitsap County legislators recently, Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Kitsap County, and Rep. Sherry Appleton, D-Poulsbo.

U.S. Coast Guard Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety launches redesigned website

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 8:00AM

The U.S. Coast Guard's Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety has officially launched its redesigned Boating Safety website to provide easier navigation for recreational boaters to locate the information they need.

Region’s population grows for third straight year

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

A strong economy is attracting more people to the Puget Sound region, continuing a pattern of accelerating population growth, according to data from the Puget Sound Regional Council.

Diary of a Snow Day: Crazy grocery shoppers and bored children

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 3:00PM

2 p.m. pre-storm: The school department cancels school 18 hours before the first bell would ring. This almost never happens. The kids haven’t even had a chance to go to bed with their pajamas on inside out. It’s like someone has spilled the beans about a surprise birthday party.

Candy donated to soldiers abroad

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 6:00PM

Over 10,000 people collected candy and other care package items during November and December to send to members of the U.S. military for the holidays.

Women of Achievement luncheon set for April 21

  • Feb 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

The YWCA of Kitsap County will be holding its 26th Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 at the Kitsap Convention Center in Bremerton.

Generational differences in the workplace topic of business forum

  • Feb 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Kitsap Business Forum will present “When Generations Collide: How to get 20-somethings and 50-somethings to play nice” on Feb. 10.

YWCA of Kitsap County selects new executive director

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 10:00AM

The board of directors of the YWCA Kitsap County is pleased to announce the selection of Denise Frey as its new executive director.

Salmon in the Classroom needs volunteers, lists field trip schedule

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 11:49AM

The Salmon in the Classroom program at Clear Creek in Silverdale needs volunteers to staff field stations at the elementary school salmon release field trips in March. Volunteers will be trained for each of the four stations that students rotate through at the field trip including water quality, stream bugs, tree planting, and salmon release.

Local basketball teams begin trek to state tournaments.

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:49PM

District and league tournaments tipoff this week for local Class 3A, 2A, 1A and 1B teams looking to reach their respective state tournaments.

Harrison, Regence could announce new agreement soon

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Feb 11, 2015 at 1:21PM

Thompson said Harrison and Regence are working on a joint press release that could possibly be released this week

Rep. Drew MacEwen to host telephone town hall

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 3:00PM

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, will host a telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 9 from 6-7 p.m. He invites all 35th Legislative District residents to join him for an hour-long telephone town hall to discuss state legislative issues.

First Federal announces new commercial lender in Silverdale

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 6:00PM

First Federal is pleased to announce Adam Finfer has accepted the position of Commercial Relationship Manager at the Silverdale branch on Bucklin Hill Road.

Hundreds of homeless attend resource fair

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 10:00AM

Six hundred local low-income and homeless residents attended the Project Connect at the Sheridan Park Community Center on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Sheldon bill aims to reduce legal-defense costs for taxpayers

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 12:19PM

Senate Bill 5232 tackles one of the fastest-rising costs for county governments — the cost of providing legal defense to indigent defendants who cannot afford a lawyer.

Three injured in crash near Fairgrounds

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 1:46PM

Three Bremerton residents were injured in a three-vehicle crash on State Route 303 near the Fairgrounds Road intersection on Feb. 9 at 3:46 p.m.

Bus route changes on President’s Day

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

Regular weekday service on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 16, with limited service to Puget Sound Routed and ACCESS buses and the Foot Ferry will operate normally scheduled weekday service on Presidents’ Day.

One of two Hallmark stores in Silverdale to close

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 10:00AM

Sympathy cards may be in order for employees of the Hallmark store in Kitsap Mall. Store manager Sanoe Kealoha, who has worked there for 14 years, said the store will close its doors March 25. She said the store employed 10 part-time workers and one full-time employee.

Visiting Angels of Kitsap County receives award for care

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 3:00PM

Visiting Angels of Kitsap County received both the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rates and highway safety key items at Transportation Commission meeting

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 9:31AM

New toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will be among the topics of discussion when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets Feb. 18-19 in Olympia.

CKF&R will ask voters to continue 50-cent levy

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 11:44AM

The Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Feb. 9 to ask voters to continue to support an emergency medical services levy.

Community briefs

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 12:31PM

U.S. Congressman Derek Kilmer will speak at the Bremerton Chamber of Commerce member luncheon on Feb. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baymont Inn & Suites, 5640 Kitsap Way in Bremerton. Cost is $20 or $25 at the door.

GIRLS BOWLING | OHS takes third at state

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 12:07PM

UNIVERSITY PLACE — The Olympic High School girls bowling team took third place in the WIAA Class 3A/2A state championships at Narrows Plaza.

Cougars claim five sub-regional championships

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 12:41PM

TACOMA — Five Central Kitsap wrestlers claimed Class 3A Narrows League Championships Saturday at Foss High School.

The Petri Dish: Gas taxes, carbon pollution and public transit

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 2:12PM

The wait is nearly over. Senate Republicans, after two years of avoidance, are putting the final touches on a multibillion-dollar transportation package and could make it public as early as Thursday.

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