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Letter to the editor: Common Core bad for schools

  • Apr 12, 2015 at 12:00PM

On April 2nd, a state-wide meeting on Common Core was held in Olympia. It was sponsored by Senator Marilyn Chase, Democrat, and Senator Pam Roach, Republican. Both senators agreed that the state of Washington’s commitment to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is of great concern.

Require training for PPG pilots

  • Apr 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

There’s nothing like flying a powered paraglider. For an investment of about $6,000, you can take to the skies, no license and no training required — although, without the latter, you are taking your life into your own hands. Should training be required for the operation of a powered paraglider? Yes, it should.

Everything Bremerton: Thank you

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 9:00AM

I am a firm believer that each opportunity we take in our lives has a place and a time. There are opportunities that are embraced for long periods of time and some that eventually run their course.

CK takes boys title at Lil’ Norway meet

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 11:20AM

POULSBO — The Central Kitsap boys pushed past host North Kitsap to capture the boys tile at the Lil’ Norway Invitational on April 4.

Sports scoreboard

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 11:17AM

• At Klahowya 5, North Mason 9 (12): The Eagles needed extra innings to seal the win. Kendall Kitts drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 125h and also picked up the win. KHS collected 12 hits, but committed three errors. Zieser Jacob led the Eagles with three hits, while Tanner Zuber and Brayden Meyers had two each.

How to really find Bigfoot

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 11:07AM

The story goes as many before. Man hikes through woods with family. Man stops so family can rest. Man sees Bigfoot staring at his wife. Man spends next 15 years chasing Bigfoot. Classic American tale, right? Not exactly.

‘Babes in Toyland’ ballet to be performed at BHS April 18-19

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 11:02AM

Dance Arts Theatre of Silverdale will perform a “Babes in Toyland” ballet at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center on April 18 at 7 p.m. and April 19 at 2 p.m.

Eggcited about egg hunting

  • Apr 6, 2015 at 4:03PM

Malaya Whitlock, 5, left, and Kamani Williams, 4, right, both of Bremerton, hunt for plastic Easter eggs at Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center in Central Kitsap on Saturday, April 4. They were two of the several children who scurried outside KTAC's grounds to search for the hidden eggs as friends and family members watched.

Motorist injured in Bremerton crash

  • Apr 6, 2015 at 2:13PM

BREMERTON – One motorist was injured following a three-car crash just north of the intersection of State Route 3 and State Route 304 on April 6.

Community continues girls' work of fighting cancer | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Apr 5, 2015 at 5:18PM

Katie Gerstenberger and Hannah Hunt each had cancer — Katie, a rare form; Hannah, a common and aggressive one — and they weren’t going to give in without a fight.

Kitsap likely to dodge drought

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Apr 5, 2015 at 5:15PM

As winter ends, many Washington communities are on alert for coming drought conditions. Kitsap, however, is not likely to be one of those communities.

Kaden Lum remembered as a '12,' full of life

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Apr 3, 2015 at 2:13PM

POULSBO — His life was short, but those who knew 2-year-old Kaden Lum say his impact will be longfelt. “He was a very active and outgoing child,” said Don Jones, Kaden’s great-grandfather. “He loved life.”

Best of 2015 Great NW Wine Competition | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: A pink wine made with Washington Pinot Noir earned the nod for best wine of the third annual Great Northwest Wine Competition.

One year down | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 4, 2015 at 9:00AM

Poulsbo’s community orchestra is celebrating its first anniversary this month as it prepares to engage a second year of rehearsals and performances.

Bloedel Reserve hosts poetry exhibit through April | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 2:19PM

Adding to the visual beauty this year is a month-­long exhibit of 21 site­-specific poems that will allow visitors to pause, enjoy the words and soak up the beauty of the surroundings.

Kitsap Regional Library introduces new logo, branding

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 1:21PM

For more than 100 years in Kitsap County, the public library has been a place that transforms lives. Kitsap Regional Library is announcing a transformation of our own as it unveils a new brand.

CHI Franciscan Health, UnitedHealthcare renew network relationship

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:23PM

UnitedHealthcare plan participants have continued, uninterrupted access to CHI Franciscan hospitals, ancillary facilities and physicians

The Petri Dish: Do voters really want smaller class sizes?

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:06PM

Five months ago voters said they wanted smaller classes in Washington public schools. Seven months from now lawmakers want to ask them 'Did you really mean it?'

Library hosts action-oriented book discussion group

  • Apr 7, 2015 at 11:00AM

Kitsap Regional Library has just begun a new book discussion series aimed at serving people who want to do more than just read and discuss. This book group is about action.

Naval Avenue teacher finishes top-five nationally

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 8:00AM

SEATTLE — Top five ain’t bad. That’s where Naval Avenue Early Learning Center teacher Debbie Lindgren finished among elementary PE teachers at SHAPE America’s annual conference in Seattle March 17-21.

Kitsap County files civil suit to enforce shooting range ordinance

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County filed an action March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court requesting an injunction against Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club for failing to obtain a required operational range permit. In September 2014, Kitsap County Commissioners passed Ordinance 515-2014, which became effective December 22, 2014, establishing a requirement that outdoor shooting ranges obtain an operating permit.

West Hills Honda earns Honda’s President’s Award

  • Apr 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON – West Hills Honda is among the recipients of its prestigious Honda President’s Award for 2014, according to American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

When the pursuit is the reward

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

I was not a straight-A student in high school. Maybe that’s why I can tell you this story. Society only seems to accept success stories from people who have failed first. Except, I never truly failed. I just didn’t try that hard to succeed.

NBK trains in Sinclair Inlet

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 11:08AM

BREMERTON – Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) held successful training exercises in Sinclair Inlet between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Friday, March 27.

Librarian recognized for teaching tech to teens

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

Seth Ciotti, teen services librarian for Kitsap Regional Library based at Sylvan Way, has been recognized by the national publication, Library Journal, as one of its industry "Movers & Shakers" for 2015.

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