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Community briefs (May 1, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:26PM

Harrison offers free skin cancer screenings, Olympic College job fair set for May 6 at Bremerton campus and more

Students invited to paint snow plow blades

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23PM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County Public Works is looking for artistic flair on three snow plow blades for next winter. As part of the annual National Public Works Week celebration (May 17-23) they have announced a contest to select three classrooms to paint the blades of snowplows used in snow and ice removal operations.

Public Meetings schedule

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:07PM

5 p.m.: Bremerton City Council, Norm Dicks Government Center Meeting Chambers, 345 6th St., first floor, Bremerton. Online: www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/691/Council-Meetings.

BlueJackets baseball looking for 'Diamond Girls'

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 2:19PM

The Kitsap BlueJackets are looking for a select group of young women to act as "Kitsap Diamond Girls" baseball hostesses for the summer.

Sen. Murray introduces act that would raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 4:03PM

The Raise the Wage Act would give nearly 38 million working Americans a raise

Learn about the spring foods of the Suquamish

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 4:53PM

The presentation will include a tasty food demonstration incorporating Stinging Nettles. Information about the Suquamish Traditional Plants Program and current projects and activities about traditional plants and foods in the community will also be discussed.

Bigfoot conference gets weird

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 2:00PM updated May 1, 2015 at 4:22PM

BREMERTON — Bigfoot’s real. They’ve seen it. But, why aren’t there any clear photos of Bigfoot? Because Bigfoot has a cloaking capability. It can be visible or invisible, if and when it wants. OK, but why hasn’t anyone found bones or fossils? Because Bigfoot is interdimensional — it lives in another dimension, but sometimes comes to ours.

Gonorrhea counts climb 40 percent in Washington in 2014

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 5:00PM

OLYMPIA – The annual number of gonorrhea cases diagnosed in Washington rose significantly again in 2014, according to recently released state data. There were 6,136 cases in 2014, compared to 4,395 cases in 2013 – a jump of almost 40 percent. The latest increase follows a 33 percent increase from 2012 to 2013.

Retired teacher joins the mystery novel business

  • May 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

SILVERDALE — Peter Stockwell taught middle school in Kitsap County for over 30 years. Now his life revolves around murder. He doesn’t kill people, his characters kill people. Some of them do, anyway. Stockwell, 65, writes mystery novels. He started six years ago after he retired from teaching at Central Kitsap Junior High.

Septic Sense workshop offered in Bremerton May 12

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON - Kitsap County residents are invited to a free workshop to learn how to keep their septic systems working well and lasting longer. Well maintained septic systems will save homeowners money and keep bacteria and nutrients out of local creeks, lakes, and Puget Sound.

Keep discussions of public business in City Hall

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:45PM

We like our pancakes and eggs as much as anyone. And we think the Family Pancake House is a fine establishment. But two City of Port Orchard committees need to move their meeting locations from the Family Pancake House to City Hall.

Soroptimist Bremerton accepting community service grant applications

  • May 3, 2015 at 12:00PM

BREMERTON - Over the past 71 years, Soroptimist Bremerton has awarded grant funds to numerous charitable organizations that demonstrate a commitment to improving the lives of women and girls in their local communities. The club is pleased to announce once again that they are now accepting grant applications for the 2014-2015 club giving year.

Kitsap water system wins state award

  • May 4, 2015 at 12:00PM

OLYMPIA – Washington is known for clean, tasty drinking water. And every year during the first week of May, state health officials honor the hardworking individuals who ensure the water coming out of our faucets is safe.

Man charged with DUI in road rage incident

  • May 5, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:17PM

BROWNSVILLE – A Quilcene man was charged with DUI, reckless driving and reckless endangerment after he brake-checked a another driver in a road rage incident May 4 near Brownsville according to a Washington State Patrol report.

KRCC rejects Bremerton voting structure changes

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:54PM

BREMERTON — Your move, Bremerton. The Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council (KRCC) rejected Bremerton’s proposed voting structure changes seven votes to four May 5. Bremerton representatives have clamored for changes to the voting structure after rejecting an interlocal agreement in March.

Central Kitsap Cougars shine at Shelton Invitational

  • May 7, 2015 at 4:16PM

SHELTON — Consistency. That might be the best word to describe the performance of Central Kitsap's boys and girls track and field teams during the 55th Shelton Invitational on May 2.

My Turn: Let's take a walk down Memory Lane

  • May 8, 2015 at 8:00AM

I'm first up among Community Advisory Board members to write a column for the Bremerton Patriot and Central Kitsap Reporter. The other members will follow, one by one, every Friday.

16 area residents graduate from WGU Washington

  • May 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

SEATTLE – Of the 1,700 graduates who earned degrees at WGU Washington this year, 16 are from Bremerton – part of 46 total graduates from Kitsap County. The 16 are named below:

Tacoma Narrows Bridge lane nighttime closures scheduled May 8-9

  • May 8, 2015 at 3:54PM

GIG HARBOR – Motorists who use eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will encounter double-lane closures during the overnight hours on Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, for bridge maintenance work. Westbound SR 16 lanes will not be affected.

From sea to shining sea

  • May 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

PACIFIC OCEAN – It’s a classic American tale, immigrants coming from foreign shores to the United States in search of a better life. It’s not just something learned about in history class or seen in movies, it’s something that happens every day, even aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Community briefs (May 8, 2015)

  • May 8, 2015 at 4:00PM

Septic Sense workshop offered in Bremerton, Harrison offers free skin cancer screening, Silverdale Friends of the Library book sales.

NASA Ambassador gives virtual tour of solar system

  • May 9, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 2:24PM

BREMERTON – About 100 people were treated to a whirlwind tour of the solar system – and beyond – by a NASA Ambassador who spoke about what space probes and astronauts have discovered.

Question: Is mom always the anchor of the family?

  • May 9, 2015 at 7:00AM

While at a stop light the other day, I watched a young mother walk her toddler son to the other side of the street. Although the mother walked swiftly and purposefully, her son skipped and galloped beside her, sometimes in front, sometimes behind her, and all while holding her hand.

The Petri Dish: State Auditor gets erased

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:00AM

It took 207 days of campaigning through two elections in 2012 for Troy Xavier Kelley to secure the job as Washington's state auditor.

Program makes it easy to recycle electronics

  • May 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

SEATTLE – A new program makes it easy to get rid of your old, unwanted electronic devices. Just stuff them into an old refrigerator you also don't want.

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