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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.

Suspect who labeled himself as ‘County’s most wanted’ is now in custody

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 11:49AM

SILVERDALE – The man who recently touted himself as “One of Kitsap’s most wanted” during a brazen daylight motor vehicle theft incident last week in Navy Yard City, was apprehended early this morning during a tactical team employment.

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.

Bremerton sailor in Vietnam

  • Apr 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Alexander Rocha, of Bremerton, and crew members of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) man the rails as the ship arrives in Da Nang, Vietnam for Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2015.

Opinion: Ban toxic chemicals from furniture

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Finding agreement in Olympia can sometimes be a challenge, but there's one issue both Democrats and Republicans should agree on this session: protecting children and families from harmful and unnecessary flame retardant chemicals. That's why we're sponsoring the Toxic-Free Kids and Families Act (HB 1174), a bill to eliminate toxic flame retardants from children's products and furniture.

Visit Kitsap presents 2015 Tourism Vision Awards

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Visit Kitsap Peninsula presented its 2015 Tourism Vision Awards at its annual meeting held on March 12, at the Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel. Following is a list of those receiving and accepting the awards.

CKSD board member Mark Gaines will not seek re-election

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 10:50PM

Central Kitsap School District Board of Directors member Mark Gaines announced April 15 that he will not seek re-election.

West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime, NOAA report finds

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

State of the California Current Report highlights record-warm conditions and effects on fisheries

Spring is around the corner and so are the ticks

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

A new online survey asks Washington's dog owners about their run-ins with ticks

Support EMS service, support Proposition 1

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:32AM

We encourage voters in Central Kitsap and South Kitsap to approve their respective fire district’s Proposition 1 on the April 28 special election ballot.

Spring sports team return to action after rain cancellations, Spring break

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:35AM

After a week Spring Break, all sports teams at the five area high schools return to action in full swing.Due the raining weather, several baseball and softball game were rained out last week.Most of the teams are in league play, while others are playing non-league opponents.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Remembering Bataan

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Quinten Alvord, Marietta R. Barrios, Bonnie Sorci, Gwen Barrios Alvord, and Pablo Lozano, from left, take part in a wreath-laying ceremony during the Bataan Remembrance Day Ceremony at Bataan Park in East Bremerton on April 11.

Community briefs (April 17, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 5:00PM

Free solar system presentation, Concert organist performs April 19, Norwegian genealogy deadline is April 18 and more

The Petri Dish: Local battles over marijuana

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 6:00PM

There’s a good chance marijuana will be in front of voters again this fall.

Mount Rainier National Park free this weekend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00PM

This Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, visitors to Mount Rainier National Park will be able to visit the park for free. Fees will be waived at all national park areas throughout the weekend as the kickoff to National Park Week, which is April 20-24.

Air Force veteran hired as Sound Publishing ad rep

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

Air Force veteran Bill McDonald has signed on with Sound Publishing as an advertising sales consultant.

It’s important to stay physically fit during senior years: Part 2

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 1:00PM

In last month’s column I began to address reasons why seniors need to “keep physically fit.” I quoted from a recent study that “regular physical activity and exercise are important to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults. Staying physically active and exercising regularly can produce long-term health benefits and even improve health for some older people who already have diseases and disabilities. That’s why health experts say that older adults should aim to be as active as possible.”

Getting Free Range children will take guts, groups

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 3:00PM

Not many years ago, I wrote in protest of bringing snacks to kids’ soccer games. I said that making cookies for halftime was ruining my weekend, as was being expected to sit on the sidelines during every practice. I can think of 101 things I’d rather be doing than watching soccer practice.

U.S. Military All-Star Team to host meet-and-greet opportunities

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 3:20PM

As part of the U.S. Military All-Star tryouts occurring this weekend there will be multiple meet-and-greet opportunities with representatives from the team as well as from the Kitsap BlueJackets and West Coast Guns.

Scott Woehrman joins CK School Board

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 10:00PM updated Mar 26, 2015 at 2:13PM

Fills vacancy left by long-term board member Chris Stokke

Harrison selects contractor for Silverdale expansion

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 10:47AM

BREMERTON - Harrison Medical Center, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, has selected Balfour Beatty Construction's Washington State Division to provide preconstruction and construction services in support of the acute care hospital expansion in Silverdale.

Ask the Commissioner, “Why?”

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

Imagine you have a product that customers love. It’s top quality, affordable and meets or exceeds all state and federal benefit standards. Better yet, your product fills a void in the marketplace that left people vulnerable and unprotected.

State Superintendent releases complete plan to fully fund basic education

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn released a complete plan to fulfill Washington’s constitutional responsibility to fully fund basic education. The plan would ensure that every student in the state has an equal opportunity to a basic education.

Community briefs

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 11:25AM

Free compost; ballet, Easter egg hunts, Tracyton Library news and more.

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