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Walking for a cure

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON—They started walking about noon Saturday, June 27. As the heat crested 90 degrees, they kept kept walking. When the moon peaked, they were walking. And as the sun crept over Sinclair Inlet, they were still out there, wearing out the soles of their shoes. For almost 24 hours, about 200 people from 30 teams walked the track at Bremerton High School during the 2015 Relay For Life at Bremerton High School to benefit cancer research. This is the 30th anniversary of the relay and the 20th time it’s been done in Bremerton-Central Kitsap.

Planning Commission hearing on proposed Ag Code July 7

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 8:59AM

Kitsap County's Department of Community Development will host an open house regarding a proposed agricultural code at 4:15 p.m. July 7 in the Commissioners Chambers, Kitsap County Administration Building, 619 Division St.

NAVFAC Northwest to hire 200 new employees

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 2:15PM

The positions range from engineers and contract specialists to skilled trades such as maintenance mechanics, electricians, and utility system operators. These positions are located at Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor, Naval Base Kitsap — Bremerton, Naval Station Everett, and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Bremerton's gay community celebrates legalization of same-sex marriage

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 5:57PM

The U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide today in a landmark 5-4 decision. Honor Bar in Bremerton near Evergreen Park is celebrating at 7 p.m., according to their Facebook page, and the first glass of Pride Punch is on them.

Festival marks years of work to put Kitsap's waters on national map | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:58PM

Come Saturday, chances are you’ll be able to see Kitsap County Commissioners Ed Wolfe, Rob Gelder and possibly Charlotte Garrido on the water in kayaks. They say it’s the perfect way for them to celebrate the three to five years of work by the county and volunteers to ensure that the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails happened.

Schedule of events June 27-28 | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 4:15PM

Schedule of events for the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Festival

Designation puts Kitsap’s waters on center stage | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:47PM

When most people hear the term “water trails,” they might think kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. But the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails, and its designation as part of the National Water Trails system, means much more.

Polynesian outrigger canoe club will be in festival | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:39PM

They’re on the water at least three times a week from March to October. Some are natives of Hawaii. Some are folks who have traveled to Hawaii and love the culture. Others just like to paddle. They are the Hui Heihei Wa’aa Polynesian outrigger club of Kitsap County, and they are more than 60 members strong.

City can't restrict firework use until 2017

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:35PM

BREMERTON—Despite extremely dry temperatures for the area, fireworks will still be legal July 4 from 11 a.m - 11 p.m. Bremerton City Council members and the fire department support changing city code to allow banning the discharge of fireworks during times of extreme danger. However, any new city laws restricting the use of fireworks must be in place for 365 days before it takes effect. Meaning, 2017 is the earliest any new regulation would be imposed.

There’s more underwater than you think | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:21PM

There’s no doubt in Jim Gunderson’s mind that the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails and its national status is bringing new divers to the area. “It’s bringing more attention to what is under water in Kitsap County,” said Gunderson. “It’s an absolute treasure and most people don’t know that.”

‘Cap’n Safety’ had roles in two films, TV program | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 2:49PM

If you’ve ever watched “Master and Commander,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” or “Once Upon a Time,” you’ll think the man in charge of safety for the Kitsap Water Trails Festival Paddles looks familiar. His name is Captain John Morrison — “JB” to his friends — and he is the safety captain for the Brownsville Brownie Challenge Paddle on June 27 and the Keys to Keyport Fun Paddle and Raffle on June 28.

Northwest BeechBoys, paddling app, and glamping | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 2:42PM

A group of private pilots based at Bremerton Airport who have taken precision flying to a higher level will perform at the Water Trails Festival on June 27.

Third structure fire in a week for Central Kitsap Area

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:32PM

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue received a call at approximately 7:23 p.m. on June 25 in reference to a possible residential structure fire at 4000 block of Robinson Road NE.

PSE customers encouraged to be energy efficient as temperatures soar

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 1:06PM

BELLEVUE – Puget Sound Energy is encouraging its more than 1.1 million electric customers to be even more energy conscious as temperatures jump into the 90s over the next few days.

Grand Parade: It'll be a hot time in Port Orchard this weekend

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 9:14AM

It’s going to be a hot time in the old town tonight.And through the weekend, as forecasters are predicting temperatures in the 90s for the Fathoms O’ Fun Summer Festival and Grand Parade.

Washington’s average wage grows by 4.2 percent in 2014

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 4:00PM

OLYMPIA – Washington’s average annual wage increased by 4.2 percent in 2014 to $54,829, according to the state Employment Security Department. It is the largest percentage increase since 2007.

Veterans transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers with Dept. of Transportation program

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 3:46PM

WASHINGTON – More than 10,000 veterans and active duty personnel have taken advantage of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Military Skills Test Waiver Program.

Ferry fare meeting to be held July 22 in Bremerton

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 3:15PM

Public comments wanted on ferry fare increase proposal; final hearing in August

Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls increase July 1

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 2:32PM

OLYMPIA – Drivers who use the State Route 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge are reminded that toll rates will increase next week. New toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge take effect 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 1.

Free meals for students attending summer classes

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 1:39PM

The Bremerton School District announced free meals for kids 18 years old and younger attending summer classes this year.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS (June 26, 2015 edition)

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 9:00AM

Hosts needed for Japanese students, Students make WSU honor roll, Seventh annual Kitsap Wine Festival Aug. 8, Golf Classic July 17

Property owners to be notified of value changes

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 11:20AM

PORT ORCHARD – 68,000 change-of-value notices will be arriving in the mailboxes of residential property owners after June 18.

Sarah Smiley: Lindell the Lion: Mascot for everything

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 8:00AM

Ever since he was as young as eighteen-months, Lindell has loved two things: animals and an audience (also, alliteration, coincidentally). He knows and remembers not just the names of all his stuffed animals, which surely number in the dozens by now, but also their personalities, likes and dislikes.

Rowing foundation offers water opportunities for youth

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 8:00AM

It was about nine years ago when Greg Jacobs looked out the window of his home at Dyes Inlet and saw a group of boats sailing closely together on the water. He wondered what they were.

Free Bremerton Marina concerts kick off July 4

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 10:00AM

BREMERTON – The docks will be rocking this summer as the Rock the Dock concert series begins its third year on the Louis Mentor Boardwalk at Bremerton Marina. Organizers have extended the schedule from four weeks to a nine-week-long, eight-concert series and moved the concerts from Fridays to Saturday nights. The line-up of musicians has something for all tastes from folk to country, pop, alternative music and good old rock ‘n roll.

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