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My Turn: President Obama on wrong track with Alaska energy

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

In his State of the Union address, President Obama highlighted plunging gas prices. Ironic, since Obama has done everything in his power to curtail domestic oil production and drive up gas prices.

Anguished families recall their lost children as teen driver is sentenced

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 12:36PM

Families say the driver told them he was in the U.S. military

Senate unveils $15 billion transportation plan

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 4:00PM

After 22 months of negotiations, four senators—two Republicans and two Democrats—have unveiled a $15 billion transportation package with an 11.7 cents-per-gallon gas tax increase at its revenue core.

Letter: African American students’ meeting with police chief a success

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

In the wake of last year’s highlight on police killings of black men throughout the United States and last week’s news of a white police officer from Seattle arresting a 70-year-old black man for carrying a golf club, the students of the African American and Caribbean Heritage Club of Olympic College met with Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan last week.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 4:00PM

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.

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.

Kitsap artist exhibits wood sculpture

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00AM

Kitsap County Alan Newberg has been invited to exhibit his carved wood sculpture "Timbre, Tone and Rhythm" in the West of the Mississippi Annual Juried Show in the Clymer Museum and Gallery in Ellensburg.

Bremerton, Seabeck and Silverdale students make UW dean's list

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 3:00PM

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.

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