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City councilman Greg Wheeler to seek re-election

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 11:19AM

Greg Wheeler is seeking re-election to the Bremerton City Council, representing District 4. Wheeler has served on the council since 2009, is serving his third term as Council President.

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”

Bremerton mayor encourages residents to take conservation pledge

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 6:15PM

BREMERTON – Mayor Patty Lent announced the City of Bremerton’s participation in the fourth National Mayor’s Conservation Challenge, a program committed to improving the environment by using a national contest to engage citizens’ conservation efforts in various cities.

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

Razor blade traps found on NBK

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 3:56PM

BREMERTON — Police at Naval Base Kitsap are investigating the discovery of razor blades apparently staged as traps aboard vessels at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

Morning blaze displaces 32 people at Bremerton apartment

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 2:39PM

BREMERTON – An apartment fire displaced 32 residents at Centennial Apartments in Bremerton April 23. No one was injured, but one person was treated at the scene for a bit of smoke inhalation.

Rep. Young to talk about carrier bridge idea during telephone town hall

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 5:00PM

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, will host a telephone town hall on Monday, April 27 from 6-7 p.m. All 26th Legislative District residents are welcome to join Young for the hour-long telephone "town hall" event to discuss state legislative issues.

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.

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.

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.

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 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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Relay For Life: Making strides against cancer

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

Relay For Life of Bremerton begins noon June 27 at Bremerton High School, 1500 13th St., Bremerton. Every year, this event raises tens of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society. As you read this, approximately 30 teams of Bremerton and Central Kitsap people like you are raising money in a variety of ways for Relay for Life.

Beer and wine tasting coming soon to farmer’s market

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 1:00PM

BREMERTON — For years, customers could get almost anything local at the Bremerton Farmer’s Market: produce, food, art. Almost everything except beer and wine. Until now. The Bremerton City Council amended its municipal code April 15 to allow beer and wine tasting at the Thursday Market in Evergreen Rotary Park.

'Neighborhood watch on steroids' coming to city

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 9:00AM

BREMERTON — They’ll be in the neighborhoods. In the parks. In the marina. In stores. Around schools. Armed with only a radio and an eye for injustice, the Bremerton Police Department’s new volunteer program isn’t just neighborhood watch — it’s “neighborhood watch on steroids.”

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.

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.

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.

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