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Washington boater education card combats waterborne accidents

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM

It’s prime boating season, meaning waterborne accidents, injuries and fatalities are on the rise around the state. To combat those dangers, the state recently passed a new education requirement, which began Jan. 1, requiring any boat operator between 12 and 20 years old to carry a boater education card when operating a motorboat of 15 horsepower or greater on Washington waterways, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO).

Ovation! Musical Theater tackles Sondheim's ‘Into the Woods’

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM

When the curtains are drawn on “Into the Woods” July 11, it will be a somewhat crowning moment for Ovation! Musical Theater. Not only does the production mark the burgeoning theater’s fifth production as a company, it also marks a level of achievement for the troupe. It’s one of those shows that’s been on the “to-do” list for quite some time.

Obama’s all about flip-flopping

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

After securing the presidential nomination by the Democratic Left and moving toward the political center, Obama has reversed himself on everything except abortion, homosexuality, raising taxes and opposition to off-shore drilling for oil. To date, his flip-flops include welfare reform, de-criminalization of marijuana possession, NAFTA, Cuba trade embargo, gun control, immunization of telecommunication firms involved in FISA, troop withdrawal from Iraq, faith-based charities and God knows what next. His liberal media backers cleverly describe this as “re-calibrating” his positions.

County set to take Illahee culvert construction bids

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

A washed-out section of Illahee road, closed since December 2007, is a little closer to reopening.

Group for hearing impaired sues WSF

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

For most frequent ferry riders, public announcements about safety, car alarms and misplaced wallets are a mundane part of the ferry experience.

Bremerton woman charged with fraud

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) charged a Bremerton woman Wednesday with nine counts of Medicaid fraud for billing the government for care she claimed to have provided to her mother long after her mother had died.

Shellfish closure expanded to Dyes Inlet, Port Wash. Narrows

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

Marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) — also known as “red tide” — have been detected in high levels in shellfish samples collected from Dyes Inlet in Silverdale. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health and the Kitsap County Health District have closed recreational shellfish harvesting in all of Dyes Inlet and the Port Washington Narrows, including all bays and inlets within the area. The closure is for all species of clams, oysters and mussels.

Bremerton man’s shooting death ruled suicide

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

A 27-year-old man found dead inside his Bremerton home Monday afternoon committed suicide, according to the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office.

Kitsap County sends out revaluation notices

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Kitsap County Assessors Office has sent out change of value notices to local property owners, with most reflecting a 3 to 5 percent decrease in the assessed value of their homes.

Kitsap Humane Society facing a ‘cat-a-palooza’

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Kitsap Humane Society (KHS) is in a furry flurry this summer.

Bainbridge is in bloom, two decades and counting

  • Jul 12, 2008 at 12:00AM

It’s an exciting weekend up ahead for avid gardeners. The long-anticipated 20th anniversary Bainbridge in Bloom garden tour will be July 11 through 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. To celebrate the event’s longevity, they’ve rolled back ticket and event prices. More information can be found at the Bloom Web site, www.gardentour.info, or by calling the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council (BIAHC) at (206) 842-7901. Tickets are available at many of our local nurseries. The site also lists the locations for various food and refreshments interspersed at several locations this year.

Port Orchard wants role in SKIA annexation

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 4:06PM

Planning director accuses city of Bremerton of using 'loophole.'

Lynwood Theater plays host to the 'Show People' of yesteryear

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:48PM

King Vidor’s 1928 silent film satire “Show People” reminds me of something like those “Scary Movie” flicks of today. Those features (more like DVDs as they don’t even come out in theaters most of the time anymore) poke fun at the whole scary movie genre with spoofs on all the contemporary blockbusters and incredibly, oft intentionally, bad acting.

Kitsap County Weekend Wrock | July 5

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:47PM

On the heels of what’s arguably Kingston’s grandest day of the year, comes something new. Just up the street from the Little City by the Sea’s downtown core and Fourth of July events, the Independence Day celebration will be extended with a Saturday full of skate competition and concerts. From the group that basically brought you the Kingston Skate Park itself comes The Kingston Sk8 Rollick.

Bremerton Community Calendar | July 5

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:46PM

GOOD OL’ DAYS: Old Fashioned Main Street grand opening and street fair featuring an ice cream social, ribbon-cutting ceremony by Mayor Cary Bozeman and a special show at the Roxy Theater by Tames Allen, living history performer; today, Sat., July 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; between Pacific and Washington, Bremerton. Info: (360) 479-6226.

Kitsap Bank awards scholarships to employees' kids | Photo

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:45PM

Results of Kitsap County restaurant inspections revealed

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:44PM

Results of inspections of restaurants and other food service establishments in the Bremerton area by the Kitsap County Health District. Scores are based on a scale of 98-100 (excellent), 92-97 (good), 86-91 (needs improvement), 76-85 (alert) and 75 or lower (closure). “P” indicates probation.

Bremerton schools emphasize reading, math in summer programs

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:44PM

Learning doesn’t stop when the final school bell rings, marking the end of another academic year. In fact, for students in the Bremerton School District, educational experiences abound at six elementary schools across the city for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. “Studies have shown that it takes students a month to a month-and-a-half to catch up if they don’t practice throughout the summer,” said BSD Special Programs Director Linda Sullivan-Dudzic. To keep students’ minds sharp and equip them for future academic success once school starts in the fall, the district is placing a special emphasis on reading and math through its summer programs, Sullivan-Dudzic said.

What’s going on in Kitsap County | July 5

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:42PM

A&E events happening in Kitsap County.

Olympic College to offer v-ball camps | Bremerton Sports Notices

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:42PM

Olympic College volleyball will be providing summer volleyball camps in the Kitsap area for interested youth between the ages of 9 and 18.

West Sound Saints open '08 football season | Photo

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:41PM

Sun shines down on Kitsap's Thunderbird Rodeo

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:40PM

About the only thing hotter than the action on the arena floor was the sun that accompanied it. The sun was shining brightly on the Thunderbird Pro Rodeo, a benefit event for Corey’s Day on the Farm and the Northwest Burn Foundation, kicking off the summer Kitsap rodeo season at Thunderbird Arena last weekend with temperatures reaching into the low 90s.

Former enemies unite in Kitsap BlueJackets dugout

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:39PM

On the state baseball map, Silverdale is proving the middle ground between Bremerton’s Olympic College and Auburn’s Green River Community College. Kitsap BlueJackets head coach Matt Acker, also the coach at Green River, and OC’s Ryan Parker, a first-year Jackets assistant, have gone from facing each other in opposing dugouts, to literally facing each other on opposite baselines, as the collegiate competitors have now teamed up with one goal in mind: Winning.

Three injured in 4-car collision on SR-303 | Bremerton Police Blotter

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:38PM

Three people were injured in a four-car collision on State Route 303 near Fred Meyer in Bremerton shortly before 3 p.m. June 28.

Bremerton School Dist. to interview superintendent candidates July 8

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2008 at 4:37PM

The Bremerton school board and an interview advisory group will interview two candidates — Tim McCarthy and Stephen Rowley — for the position of Bremerton School District (BSD) Interim Superintendent. Interviews are scheduled for July 8 at the BSD administration building, according to a statement released by the district.

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