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Bremerton OKs five-year contract with Humane Society

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00AM

BREMERTON — The Bremerton City Council unanimously approved a five-year contract with the Kitsap Humane Society for animal control and licensing at the Jan. 20 council meeting.

Editorial: Kicking the can down the legislative road

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00AM

Kicking the can down the road is a game that kids have played through the ages. Adults, too, are good at this game. Just look to Olympia for proof.

Cooperation is key to dealing with disaster, emergency manager says

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 4:19PM

County Department of Emergency Management ready for quake or flood

Gotta catch 'em all?

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 3:50PM

Pokemon Club will meet at the Sylvan Way branch of Kitsap Regional Library Jan. 29.

Teachers’ pay, school districts’ special levies targets of study ordered in House education bill

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 4:28PM

The state House of Representatives passed a bill 64-34 Jan. 25 that would create a group to produce recommendations for retaining and fully compensating teachers, as required by the Supreme Court’s 2012 McCleary mandate.

Port of Bremerton installs new state-of-the-art Wi-Fi at Bremerton and Port Orchard marinas

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 1:22PM

BREMERTON – Boaters moored at Bremerton and Port Orchard marinas may notice that web pages and streaming videos download a little faster than before, thanks to a new wireless Internet system was installed recently.

Campaign finance initiative qualifies for action by Legislature

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 12:35PM

Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Jan. 26 certified Initiative to the Legislature 735. The measure seeks to put Washington on record as favoring an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.

CKHS to host Kitsap County Regional ROTC/Academy Night

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 11:14AM

Area high school students interested in applying to one of the U.S. service academies or joining the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps are invited to attend.

Loose water bottle causes SR3 crash

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 10:17AM

BREMERTON – A water bottle that rolled underneath a motorist’s brake pedal was blamed for a two-vehicle crash about one mile south of Bremerton on State Route 3 Jan. 25.

Sewer and stormwater overflows lead to two no-contact advisories in Kitsap County

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 10:50AM

The Kitsap Public Health District today issued seven-day no-contact advisories due to a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) in Bremerton and sewer and stormwater overflows in Poulsbo.

Nominations open for YWCA 2016 Women of Achievement Awards

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 4:17PM

BREMERTON – Nominations are now open for the YWCA Kitsap County’s 2016 Women of Achievement Awards to be presented at its Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on Friday, April 22, at the Kitsap Conference Center.

Community briefs (Jan. 22, 2016 edition)

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 11:56AM

Free Kung Fu Panda 3 for military families, Boy Scout open house, Winter sea life exploration and pier peer

Letter: Please donate fishing gear for veterans

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 10:09AM

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, as many of you know, helps disabled veterans through teaching them fly tying, fly fishing skills, and taking them on the water.

Navy marks 125 years in Kitsap

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 10:00AM

This new year marks the 125th anniversary of the U.S. Navy’s arrival in Kitsap County. During that time, the community has made our nation’s uniformed personnel feel at home and the military has been the area’s major economic engine.

Sarah Smiley: That time I ordered the wrong pizza

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 8:00AM

I’ve been truly afraid a few times in my life: when I bungee jumped from a perfectly good platform 110 feet up in the air; When we lived in Florida and I put out mouse traps but caught a coral snake instead; When I got on an airplane for the first time in more than a decade; When I moved across country while eight months pregnant; And last week, when I ordered pizza from the wrong restaurant to feed my hungry teenagers.

Pearl Harbor survivor passes away

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 10:04AM

Major Maynard “Rocky” Hoffmann, former Marine and Pearl Harbor survivor, passed away at age 97 on Jan. 8.

Stubborn Seahawks refused to stay down

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 3:38PM

While the Seahawks fell short of their goal of reaching their third straight NFL championship game by losing 31-24 to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, they can hold their heads high from refusing to succumb to repeated knockout blows.

Want to start a business? Here's how

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:35AM

Kitsap Community Resources' Business Education Support Training program, or BE$T, will offer free “Get Ready For Business” workshops and orientations at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Poulsbo City Hall and 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Kitsap Community Resources in Bremerton.

Don C. Brunell: Thanks, Dick Spady

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 3:08PM

Seattle lost an icon earlier this month when Dick Spady, the 92-year old founder of Dick’s Drive-In restaurants, died.

Fifth annual ceremony honors African American community leaders

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 11:43AM

According to Eastern Regional Director Francelle Daubert, every year there’s a theme for choosing the honorees. This year’s theme is “Beyond the Pulpit,” to honor church leaders who have “gone beyond the church” to help improve their communities.

USS John C. Stennis deploys

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 8:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 4:27PM

BREMERTON – Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departed their homeport of Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton for a regularly scheduled deployment, Jan. 15.

Wet road, excessive speed cause crash

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 4:26PM

POULSBO – Two Bremerton residents escaped injury after their SUV was struck by another vehicle on State Route 3 Jan. 16.

Support capital improvements for education

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 3:45PM

This month, Bremerton households received an informational mailing regarding the upcoming Bremerton School District Capital Projects Levy which will appear on the Feb. 9 ballot.

Wedding show puts engaged couples in touch with local professionals | Updated

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 12:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 3:06PM

The West Sound Wedding Show will host more than 50 wedding professionals and range from photographers to florists, caterers to venues, and more.

Kent’s Ralph elected to Sound Cities Association Board of Directors

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 1:50PM

Kent City Councilwoman Dana Ralph has been elected to the 2016 Board of Directors of the Sound City Association (SCA), which represents 36 cities in King County, and provides a regional voice for nearly one million people.

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