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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:

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

Water wise: Children learn about one of Kitsap’s most precious resources at annual Kitsap County Water Festival

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 6:25PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Vinland Elementary third grader Ella Ray busted out a brief hip hop dance routine while standing next to a water purification filter made from two two-liter plastic bottles, one of which was filled with gravel and sand.

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.

Kitsap prosecuting attorney posts annual report

  • May 11, 2015 at 11:53AM

The report shows criminal referral activity, general adult and drug unit activity, court referral comparisons by year, DUI referrals and more.

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