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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.

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

Sarah Smiley: What the books don’t tell you about teenage boys

  • May 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

There isn’t much cuter than a small boy with pudgy hands and wispy hair. One of motherhood’s greatest rewards is the love of a little boy. And then they become teenagers.

Iggy Azalea, 'Weird Al' to play at state fair

  • May 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

PUYALLUP – A wide array of artists are scheduled to perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup in September.

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.

Manette family finds urban living and chickens mix well

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Hidden away within many tranquil Bremerton back yards, you may be surprised to learn that a there is a thriving community of urban chickens and dedicated owners.

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”

Survey finds 62 percent of students have high commitment to school

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

Recently released results show a connection between a student’s commitment to school, risky behaviors and academic performance

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.

Washington State snowpack melting early, experts say

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

SPOKANE – Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Bremerton leaders go behind bars to support Muscular Dystrophy Association

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Business and civic leaders from Bremerton will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser on April 30. Accused of having big hearts and being heavily armed with kindness, the “jailbirds” volunteered to be part of MDA’s Lock-Up in order to raise “bail” by encouraging friends, family, co-workers and business contacts to make contributions to MDA that will directly benefit families in Bremerton living with progressive muscle diseases.

Three Kitsap women awarded scholarships

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 12:00PM

Past recipients of the YWCA’s Women of Achievement award recently presented scholarships to three outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated academic success and a commitment to community service.

Navy Wise: Son’s Alice in Wonderland Syndrome brings fear, then knowledge

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 9:00AM

The first time it happened, our son was 5-years old. It was the middle of the night, and we were sound asleep. I woke to the sound of our front door creaking open. I elbowed Dustin to wake him up. “I think someone just broke in,” I whispered. That’s when the security alarm went off.

New law aims to improve police response to mentally ill

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:46AM

OLYMPIA – A measure that will require all Washington state law enforcement officers to receive crisis intervention training was signed into law at the Capitol on Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Kitsap Community Food Co-op reaches 700 member milestone

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON –The Kitsap Community Food Co-op has reached 700 members, taking it one step closer to the ultimate goal of opening a storefront in Bremerton. The Co-op, incorporated in 2008 with the intention of opening a community-owned grocery store, will be the only one of its kind in Kitsap County.

BASEBALL: Central Kitsap Cougars capture district title

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:00AM

AUBURN — Andrew Thoresen and Collin Palau threw a combined four-hit shutout to lead Central Kitsap to a Class 3A West Central District/Southwest Bi-District Tournament championship with a 2-0 victory May 16 at Auburn Mountainview.

Help kids with Children’s Hospital Purchase a Miracle program

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:06AM

This month through June 15 is the Children’s Hospital Purchase a Miracle Program. Seattle Children’s Guild members from all over the region have tagged certain products with the Purchase a Miracle label. Participating stores donate money to Children’s when you purchase these sponsoring products.

Bremerton marijuana store passes sale-to-minors compliance check

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:01PM

Four of 22 area recreational marijuana stores sold to minors in compliance check

Senators call for permanent director to oversee pipeline and crude-by-rail safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:42PM

Agency responsible for protecting communities and the environment has been without permanent leadership since October

New infield meant to boost safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:49PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Unpredictable infield ball hops will be less of a problem after volunteers and county workers replaced the infield mix on field No. 1 at the Gene Lobe Fields at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds this week.

Kitsap Bank's parent company reports solid first quarter earnings

  • May 21, 2015 at 1:33PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank, reported net income of $1.7 million for the quarter ending March 31, a gain of 11 percent over the same period one year ago.

Unofficial election results show EMS Levy passing

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 8:25PM

The Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue EMS levy will continue according to unofficial election results from the Kitsap County Auditor elections division.

Bremerton port to host official from Taipei

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:08AM

BREMERTON — Bremerton port commissioners will host delegation of officials from Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, for a discussion of economic development opportunities April 30 at Bremerton National Airport.

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