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Belfair man on the run after allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 11:30AM

BREMERTON — Bremerton Police are searching for a 29-year-old Belfair man in connection with a domestic violence assault at the 2500 block of Fir Avenue late last night. Police say Richard R. Robson broke into his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend’s apartment and then assaulted her when she came home from work.

Callow Avenue casino proposal at an impasse

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 11:28AM

BREMERTON — At 0.79-acre, 1321 N. Callow Ave. is arguably one of the smallest pieces of Indian Country in the United States. Under the U.S. Code, Indian Country — Native-owned trust land, including allotments and reservations — falls under the authority of Tribal and U.S. governments, which means 1321 N. Callow Ave. is in the jurisdiction of the Suquamish Tribe because the site is within Suquamish’s historical territory. But the site is surrounded by the City of Bremerton. So, how the site can be developed is being tested.

Poulsbo micropublisher hopes to turn Kitsap into a literary mecca | Kitsap Weekly

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 16, 2015 at 2:35PM

Armed with a vision, the technology of Konica Minolta and a business plan only an MBA could write, the owners of Kitsap Printing in Poulsbo have launched a separate company, Kitsap Publishing. Their goal: To become a publisher of quality softcover books serving a national and international market.

New moon in Leo: Courage and an invitation to “simply be”

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:19AM

Did you see the dazzling display of Venus and Jupiter on the western horizon at sunset this summer? Center stage and shining their sparkling rays at us, they invited us to be as beautiful, radiant and unapologetic as they are. With the new moon (Aug. 14 at 7:53 a.m. PDT), the sun and moon in Leo expand the invitation

Lake Sammamish State Part | Trips on a tank

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:16AM

Located in Issaquah, Washington, Kitsap visitors have the option of taking a ferry and driving through Seattle (about 36 miles one way) or driving around Puget Sound on Interstate 5 (about 85 miles one way), but the trip is an easy hour to two-hour journey, and at the end, you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful lake, nestled in a wooded state park.

Harrison to keep ‘significant’ presence in Bremerton

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Aug 13, 2015 at 1:16PM

During the Aug. 11 panel discussion on how to reduce health care costs, David Schultz, market president for the CHI Franciscan Health peninsula region, spoke a little bit about what Harrison Medical Center’s Bremerton campus might look like when the hospital eventually shifts focus to its Silverdale campus.

Man arrested after swallowing meth tells officer he's 'pretty high already'

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 1:15PM

BREMERTON – Weston Joseph Broussard, 44, of Port Orchard, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and tampering with physical evidence

Bremerton Symphony appoints new executive director

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 1:01PM

BREMERTON – When Anna James Miller accepted the position of director of the Bremerton Symphony it became clear to the community orchestra that she was the right person for the job.

Letter: Contractor should be canned for sewage spills

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

I read your article on the sewage spills in Dyes Inlet. I believe that the contractors should be replaced as they have now damaged the environment twice in ways that could have been avoided.

Sarah Smiley: GOP debates, crossroads in parenthood

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 8:00AM

As we sat down to watch the first GOP debates between candidates vying to be the Republican presidential nominee, my 8-year-old son, Lindell, asked, "So, who are the bad people?"

Editorial: Steps for saving the safety net

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

Social Security marks its 80th birthday Friday, and it’s an occasion that should be celebrated. But Social Security is showing its age, or rather, American workers are showing theirs.

What's the deal with the old East Bremerton High School property?

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:47PM

BREMERTON — There’s a familiar juxtaposition along Wheaton Way: The dilapidated East Bremerton High School flanked by the glistening new Bremerton Teen Center and the recently rebranded Haggen grocery store. But why’s it still there?

Lake Crescent and Devil’s Punchbowl | Trips on a Tank

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 10, 2015 at 1:39PM

Nothing can quite prepare you for the feeling you get when standing on the edge of a 50-foot cliff overlooking clear, blue water, which you plan to jump into on the count of three. Devil’s Punchbowl, at Lake Crescent near Port Angeles, is reportedly about 1,000 feet deep. Thrill-seekers jump in from heights ranging from 15 to 50 feet. On July 28, my colleague Sara Miller and I were two of those people.

Markle assumes command of PSNS & IMF

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 6:15PM

BREMERTON – Capt. Howard B. Markle relieved Capt. Stephen F. Williamson during a Change of Command ceremony Aug. 7, becoming the 49th commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

Naval Hospital Bremerton Change of Command set for Aug. 14

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 2:30PM

BREMERTON – Capt. Christopher S. Quarles will hand over responsibilities as commanding officer of Naval Hospital Bremerton to Capt. David K. Weiss, at 10 a.m. on Aug. 14. Quarles leaves for his upcoming duty assignment in Bahrain as Force and Fleet Surgeon for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet.

Legacy of the Journey | Kitsap Weekly

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 10:49AM

Annual gathering of indigenous nations is preparing a new generation to carry on their cultures

Easy access to nature at Clear Creek Trail | Photo Gallery

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 7, 2015 at 10:57AM

SILVERDALE – With a mix of tall forest trees, dense wetland plant life, a burbling creek and the regular views of featureless rear walls of retail box stores, hikers walking along Clear Creek Trail are treated to a study in contrast between the beauty of the natural world as well as some of the less attractive aspects of a modern economy.

Kitsap Humane Society to upgrade facilities with $90,000 state grant

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:05AM

SILVERDALE – Rep. Sherry Appleton petted several affectionate cats and dogs in their pens while on a tour at Kitsap Humane Society on Aug. 3. She was at the shelter that day to celebrate a $90,000 state grant to renovate its puppy room and fund other capital projects. Appleton presented KHS directors with an oversized check to mark the occasion.

Councilman Mike Sullivan passes away at 65

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:13PM

BREMERTON — Bremerton City Councilman Mike Sullivan passed away today at 12:45 a.m. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer a little more than a month ago. Sullivan was 65 years old.

Community briefs (Aug. 4, 2015 edition)

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 12:52PM

AARP smart driver course Aug. 19-20, Veterans motorcycle run Sept. 5, Seventh annual Kitsap Wine Festival Aug. 8

Olympic Bancorp records 22 percent earnings gain

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 6:00PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank, reported strong earnings for the first half of 2015. The bank holding company recorded net income of $3.8 million year to date compared to $3.2 million one year ago.

Sub headed to PSNS & IMF

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 12:03PM

INDIAN ISLAND – Sailors assigned to the Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) Blue crew arrive at Naval Magazine Indian Island following a 20-month deployment.

USS John C. Stennis sailors tested during major exercise

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 11:49AM

USS JOHN C. STENNIS, At sea. – Nearly 10,000 Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group – or JCSSG –, also known as Carrier Strike Group 3, were underway last week off the coast of Southern California, beginning the final phase of pre-deployment certifications: Composite Training Unit Exercise / Joint Task Force Exercise, or COMPTUEX/JTFEX.

Kitsap United Way does not directly support Planned Parenthood

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

There is an article floating around about United Way and Planned Parenthood Funding. An Article in Forbes Magazine lists 68 United Ways across the country that seemingly support Planned Parenthood; however, what the article does not tell you is that most of these United Ways, including United Way of Kitsap County do not directly support Planned Parenthood. In reference to United Way of Kitsap County, the only dollars that have gone to Planned Parenthood are dollars that donors have designated to Planned Parenthood. As Paul Harvey used to say, “For the rest of the Story” read on:

‘Cosmic Kitsap’ coming to History Museum

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 8:00AM

BREMERTON – As Bremerton prepares for a mid-August visit from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope science team, Kitsap History Museum prepares to open an astronomy exhibit. “Cosmic Kitsap” will open to the public on Friday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. with a special guest speaker from Olympic Astronomical Society.

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