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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.

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.”

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’s students make Eastern Washington University deans list

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 8:00AM

Bremerton and Silverdale students for the Winter 2015 Eastern Washington University dean’s list have been named.

Daytime mowing on SR 307 could cause delays

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

Motorists who use State Route 307 (Bond Road NE) will see a mobile lane closure during daylight hours over the next two weeks for mowing operations.

Man airlifted after crashing car into tree

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 3:53PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – A Bremerton man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after he crashed his car into a tree in a parking lot April 18.

Bremerton Marathon up and running

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 11:33AM

BREMERTON — According to Google Maps, driving around Dyes Inlet takes about 45 minutes, and that includes State Route 3 with its 60 miles per hour speed limit. To run around the Dyes — yes, with your legs and feet — would obviously take much longer. It took Steve Jensen, a 48-year-old accountant from Port Orchard, 3:13:14 at the inaugural Bremerton Marathon April 18.

Eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge overnight lane closures scheduled April 24-25

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:58PM

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, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 for bridge maintenance.

County secures lower interest rate on bonds

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:08PM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County recently closed two debt transactions with interest rates lower than anticipated. The Sewer Utility Fund issued $17,360,000 worth of bonds at a true interest cost of 2.14 percent.

SPORTS – High School Scoreboard

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:26PM

• At Central Kitsap 9, Capital 4: Marissa Adams hit a three-run home run as the Cougars moved into a tie for first place with a win against Capital in a Class 3A Narrows League contest. Central (7-2 overall, 5-1 league) now is tied with North Thurston (6-5, 5-1) in league.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

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.

Whooping cough outbreak growing in Washington

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 8:00PM

OLYMPIA – Whooping cough is on the rise in Washington and state health officials are urging people to get vaccinated against the disease, especially pregnant women.

Roller derby league at home in new rink

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:00AM

Haeley Nunley of Northwest Derby Company said her group moved to Skateland in Bremerton

Mayor Lent: Invest in Washington’s ferries

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

Washington’s ferry system, the largest in the country, is an iconic symbol of the state and one of its best transportation values. Building new ferries is prudent and essential, not an option. Like any another segment of vital transportation infrastructure, the ferry system needs to be reliable, which requires maintenance and upkeep.

Kitsap water system wins state award

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 11:26AM

State honors best of the best in drinking water; Kitsap Public Utility District awarded “Commitment to Excellence”

Community briefs (April 24, 2015)

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

Free solar system presentation, 'Fight Night' relationship experts to speak May 1, Paper shredding event April 25 in Silverdale and more.

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