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Visit state parks for a ‘free day’ March 19

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 8:00AM

Washington State Parks turns 102 years old on Thursday, March 19, and visitors are invited to help celebrate by getting out to enjoy a state park for free that day.

Third quarter 2014 taxable sales in Kitsap increase 7.45 percent

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

BREMERTON - Kitsap County's taxable retail sales increased to $929 million for the third quarter of 2014 (July through September), up by 7.45 percent over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales in Kitsap, rose 5.73 percent to $481 million.

Centennial Time Capsule to be sealed

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

Washington’s Centennial Time Capsule will be sealed for the next 25 years during a Feb. 22 ceremony at the State Capitol in which letters and artifacts collected last year will be added to the capsule.

Fire damages Silverdale lighting store

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 9:15AM

A Silverdale home improvement store suffered extensive fire damage to a storage room and smoke damage throughout the building after a fire broke out Feb. 23 at 10:47 p.m.

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.

When I was cool I didn’t ask for directions

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

I am not going to say this is a male trait, because between me and my husband, I am the one who doesn’t like to ask for directions. Maybe it is an introverted thing. I’d rather wander aimlessly through the hardware store aisles than ask for help, because then I might have to make conversation. Worse, I might get an overly helpful employee who wants to hand-deliver me to the correct place. Both instances strike fear and awkwardness in my heart.

Community briefs

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 11:29AM

Easter egg hunt April 4, Kitsap County Democratic Women, AARP Smart Driver course and more.

Local hoop stars to play in WSGBCA game

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 11:31AM

Crosspoint Academy's Deseree Doty and Cailyn Cattell, Olympic's Olivia Williams and Bremerton resident Claire Martin, of Bellarmine Prep, were selected to the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association senior all-state basketball team this week.

USS Bremerton arrives in namesake city Feb. 25

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 12:33PM

BREMERTON — The fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Base Kitsap on Feb. 25, marking the USS Bremerton's first visit to its namesake city in three years.

Boater rescued from chilly Hood Canal waters

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:27PM

A boater who had been on Hood Canal in a small aluminum boat was lucky to get a bit of help after observant citizens plucked him from the cold water March 18.

The Petri Dish: Snohomish exec upset at Boeing jobs shift

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 1:24PM

OLYMPIA — In the political crevice between "hail Mary" and "hell no" could be found the state House Finance Committee on March 13 sitting in judgment of an attempt to rewrite a 25-year agreement between the state and its largest private employer, the Boeing Co.

Raising grandkids isn't easy

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 5:21PM

Recently, my wife and I saw the new movie “Black or White,” which features Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. Although the movie focuses on the racial implications of raising a child of a different race than yourself, it also calls attention to one of the biggest and growing challenges of our day: grandparents raising grandchildren.

There are two sides to every broken bone story

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Before I begin, I’ll answer the question you will surely ask at the end: No, there is no video (that I’m aware of) of the moment my feet went out from under me and I landed on my backside, breaking my wrist. My children, however, would be happy to describe for you in great detail the whole thing, including how I said, “I’m really good at this” seconds before I fell.

Kitsap tourism outlook is bright, director says

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:09AM

Tourism worth $500-$700 million to Kitsap County, provides 6,700 jobs

Senate unanimously approves Angel bills for non-profits, grief counseling

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:38PM

The Senate unanimously approved two measures introduced by Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, to help non-profit organizations pool resources and to add grief counseling to allowable non-insurance benefits on Feb. 25.

New Olympia political drama debuts March 23 when legislators reveal basic-education budgets

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 2:00PM

Olympia – A political thriller earns its debut March 23 at Olympia’s marble palladium when the Legislature’s leading producers-directors – Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, and Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina – take the stage to introduce their awaited and unreviewed drama they claim will keep their fellow political thespians out of jail and solve the constitutional quandary hovering over them: full funding for basic K-12 education.

Photo gallery: USS Bremerton cruises into Kitsap

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 1:41PM

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Feb. 25.

Bremerton Sons of Norway installs officers

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 10:00AM

Former Central Kitsap resident and past International Sons of Norway President Ted Fosberg installed the 2015 Bremerton Oslo Lodge 2-35 officers at a Kitsap Golf and Country Club gala affair.

CK school board member Stokke resigns

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Mar 11, 2015 at 4:24PM

Health issues cited as cause; New candidates will be sought

Education, ferries, guns among town hall topics

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:59AM

SILVERDALE – Highways, ferries, education and firearms were among the topics of discussion at a "town hall" meeting with legislators representing the 23rd district March 14.

Bremerton’s Dubos finishes second at Mat Classic XXVII

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:30PM

TACOMA — There is an old adage in sports that everyone except one person — the state champion — will be disappointed in the end.

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.

Community briefs

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 9:00AM

$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.

West Sound Alliance aims to improve traffic flow

  • Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

More than $100 million worth of possible transportation improvements including a Belfair bypass, improvements to State Route 305 and SR 16 were discussed at a recent Kitsap Business Forum meeting.

Poppe will run for Port Commissioner

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

SILVERDALE — John Poppe announced last week his candidacy for Port of Bremerton District 1 commissioner District 1.

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