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Bangor ceremony remembers 9/11, honors lives lost

  • Sep 11, 2015 at 3:13PM

Today is the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Seventh Annual POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony set for Sept. 18

  • Sep 11, 2015 at 1:20PM

KEYPORT – On Friday Sept. 18 at 7:45 a.m., the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport is sponsoring the seventh annual POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport.

Why birds, and birders, flock to Point-No-Point | Kitsap Weekly

  • Sep 11, 2015 at 12:50PM

The tip of Point-No Point County Park diverts the tides of Admiralty Inlet, creating a churn of foraging fish that is critically important to migrating sea birds. It’s a phenomenon that has made the park and its marine habitat an internationally recognized Important Bird Area, or IBA.

Olympic College trustees meeting Sept. 15

  • Sep 11, 2015 at 10:08AM

The Olympic College Board of Trustees will hold a board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m. at Olympic College - Bremerton campus, 1600 Chester Ave., HSS Room 119.

CK student struck by truck while walking to school

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 5:31PM

SILVERDALE – A 15-year-old boy walking to a Central Kitsap school was injured this morning after being struck by a pickup truck while crossing an intersection.

Drivers should slow down at school crossings and keep kids in back seats, Sheriff's office says

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 5:18PM

KITSAP – With the start of the school year, the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office would like to reacquaint drivers about a couple of sections within the Revised Code of Washington under Title 46 (motor vehicles), Chapter 61 (rules of the road).

Area students make WSU president’s summer honor roll

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 4:31PM

PULLMAN – Students from Bremerton, Seabeck and Silverdale have earned spots on the Washington State University’s President’s Honor Roll for the 2015 summer semester.

Be prepared: Extended traffic closures may occur on SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge through Sunday

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 1:38PM

SHINE – Effective immediately and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 13, motorists who need to cross the State Route 104 Hood Canal Bridge are advised to proactively check the status of the bridge before they head out.

Megathrust quake faults weaker and less stressed than thought

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 1:34PM

Some of the inner workings of Earth’s subduction zones and their “megathrust” faults are revealed in a paper published in a September edition of the journal “Science.” U.S. Geological Survey scientist Jeanne Hardebeck calculated the frictional strength of subduction zone faults worldwide, and the stresses they are under. Stresses in subduction zones are found to be low, although the smaller amount of stress can still lead to a great earthquake.

Gig Harbor man devastated by injuries settles drunk-driving case for $1.3 million

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 12:43PM

BREMERTON – Attorneys for a 26-year-old Gig Harbor man severely injured by a drunk driver last year announced Sept. 10 their client has settled the case for $1.3 million.

Cougars fall in opener at South Kitsap

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 3:00PM

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap’s football team and the new field at Kitsap Bank Stadium had something in common during the Sept. 4 season opener: Neither were complete. And while the organic infull inside the 20-yard lines is expected to be finished in time for Wolves’ Sept. 25 game against Yelm, coach Gavin Kralik knows he needs to see progress on the gridiron before that. South stagnated periodically with penalties and timing issues in the coming-out party for Kralik’s spread, no-huddle offense, but the end result was a 25-14 win against Central Kitsap.

Thousands enjoy a 'berry' fun festival

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 11:12AM

BREMERTON – There was no shortage of blackberry-themed food at the 26th annual Blackberry Festival at the Bremerton boardwalk this weekend: “Berry good” blackberry pie, pastries with blackberry filling called “blackberry slugs,” blackberry-flavored kettle corn, blackberry shortcake and blackberry wine were just a few of the delicacies on offer to the 25,000 or so people estimated to have attended.

Community briefs (Sept. 11, 2015 edition)

  • Sep 10, 2015 at 5:00PM

Bonsai club, Dyes Inlet beach seine Sept. 26, Native American artist to speak, Chico Alliance Church homecoming and more

Sarah Smiley: Encounter with the Amish at the copy machine

  • Sep 12, 2015 at 8:00AM

I did not expect to see any Amish people during a recent trip to the local office supply store. Partly this was because I didn’t see any buggies outside. Mostly, however, it was because I had some misguided notions about Amish – notions like they’d have no use for a store that at least in part caterers to users of technology.

The Petri Dish: Charter school supporters scrambling

  • Sep 11, 2015 at 8:00AM

Try as it might, Washington just can’t get this charter school thing down right.

Haggen grocery chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

  • Sep 11, 2015 at 7:00AM

Supermarkets will continue to operate while it realigns

Man arrested after allegedly shooting at motorist

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 7:28PM

POULSBO – A 30-year-old Silverdale man was charged with assault after he allegedly fired several shots at a motorist.

Fire destroys RV on Wycoff Avenue

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 6:48PM

BREMERTON — An RV on Wycoff Avenue was destroyed by a fire today around 4:30 p.m. The RV was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. So much so that smoke could be seen from Silverdale.

Police arrest naked man who trashed travel trailer

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 6:31PM

BREMERTON – A naked Gorst transient who caused an estimated $5,000 worth of damage to the roof of a travel trailer parked at WinCo Foods was arrested by police and charged with malicious mischief.

Nine charged with sex crimes in undercover sting

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 7:55PM

KITSAP COUNTY -- Nine people were arrested and charged with either sexual abuse of a child, possession of child pornography or sexual exploitation of a child after undercover law enforcement officers wrapped-up a two-week-long operation.

Fire chief authorized to ban fireworks in times of extreme danger beginning in 2017

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 2:37PM

BREMERTON — This past Fourth of July, many residents took their garden hoses and soaked their homes in hopes of protecting them from errant Roman candles, spinners, bottle rockets and mortars. Two years from now, they may not have to take the same precautions.

SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge work requires weekday closures

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 2:08PM

SHINE -- Drivers who use the State Route 104 Hood Canal Bridge are encouraged to plan ahead and expect possible delays.

Sparkling nighttime view of Seattle from Central Kitsap

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 10:50AM

Seattle as seen from Viewcrest Drive and 30th Street in East Bremerton / Central Kitsap the night of Aug. 27.

Recycle fluorescent, CFL and HID lights in Kitsap County at no charge

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 11:09AM

KITSAP - Kitsap County residents and businesses can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights at no charge as part of the state’s product stewardship program called LightRecycle Washington.

Photo: New flagpole for Bremerton businesses

  • Sep 3, 2015 at 1:49PM

Keith Harris, left, and Tim McNitt, with Flags A' Flying, guide a 50-foot-tall flagpole into position at 820 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton Sept. 2.

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