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911 BRIEFS

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:18AM

Robbery

The Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce has announced t

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:18AM

The Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 60th Annual American Financial Solutions Armed Forces Day Parade held on May 17. More than 150 entries were featured and judged at this year’s event.

Bremerton seeks state funds to transform downtown

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:18AM

While the landscape of downtown Bremerton has changed dramatically over the past decade, city officials have higher hopes for a completely transformed urban center, which could get a much-needed lift, if the city is successful in its pursuit of state funds.

Former Bremerton Mayor Dawkins, 84, remembered fondly

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:18AM

Those who knew former Bremerton Mayor Maurice “Morrie” Dawkins all agreed that he never met a stranger in his entire life. Dawkins passed away in Poulsbo on Tuesday. He was 84.

Fighting Illini's Zook drops in on U.S.S. Stennis

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:18AM

It’s not every day a famous person checks aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier; it’s not every day the crew of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) gets to meet a famous person while underway. Tuesday was a special day for both parties when University of Illinois head football coach, Ron Zook and his staff embarked aboard Stennis for a two-day tour to learn about the ship and meet Stennis’ sailors and Marines.

Bremerton files suit against notorious drug property

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:18AM

Even though the Bremerton City Council passed a chronic nuisance property ordinance earlier this year, the City Attorney’s Office filed suit in Kitsap County Superior Court to “abate a drug nuisance pursuant to RCW 7.43.010 that is occurring at an apartment building located at 1215 Gregory Way.” City Attorney Roger Lubovich sought a temporary injunction against property owners Larry and Barbara Schwoch at hearing Friday afternoon before Kitsap Superior Court Judge Russell Hartman.

Honk if you're ready for summer

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Bremerton's West Sound Tech awards eight $1K scholarships at May luncheon

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Eight area students received $1,000 scholarships May 21 at the second annual West Sound Tech Foundations Luncheon — a step for each toward turning hard work in the classroom into post-secondary success. Serving eight school districts around West Sound, including Bremerton, West Sound Tech trains high school students in technical and skilled trade areas, preparing each for higher education and the work force.

Former Kitsap commish pays visit to Bremerton students

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Susan Schnell’s 7th grade AP class at Mountain View Middle School learned firsthand May 15 what it’s like to be a county commissioner as former Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido paid the classroom a special visit. Discussing a range of topics, including the differences between state and local government, Garrido offered a simplified version of what a politician sees on a day-to-day basis, while building students’ community awareness.

Re-gifting: Bremerton Lions give Naval elementary a new track...again

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Almost 30 years after the Bremerton Central Lions Club constructed the first track around Naval Avenue Elementary School, the Lions delivered again with a $15,000 donation to enhance the school’s recreational amenities. Naval Avenue principal John Welsh said the project is part of the overall vision for the school as it focuses on becoming an exemplary preschool through third grade learning center.

Illahee repair work could begin in September — permit permitting

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Heated discussion filled the Brownsville Elementary School library Wednesday night. Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown and Kitsap County Public Works Design Manager Dick Dadisman, along with other county officials, hosted a community meeting with about 60 concerned Illahee residents earlier this week to discuss the Illahee Road repair schedule.

WSF to add ‘light’ improvements to Bainbridge intersection

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Commuters returning to Bainbridge by ferry will face retooled terminal access. The new traffic signal at the intersection of State Route 305 and Harborview Drive is set to come online as part of a package of improvements Washington State Ferries installed to make the congested intersection safer and more efficient.

First booze, now boats: state requires boater ed card for under-21 crowd

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Memorial Day weekend brought out boaters en mass as Mother Nature provided plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures. But this year there are a few changes to boater regulations. As of Jan. 1, the state requires people ages 12 to 20 to obtain a Washington State Boater Education Card when operating vessels with 15 horsepower or more.

Filing period for Kitsap candidates is June 2-6 this year

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Anyone running for political office in Kitsap County needs to file next week in order for their names to appear on this year’s primary or general election ballot. The filing period, from June 2 to June 6, was moved up a month to reflect the earlier Aug. 19 primary date.

Safeway employee struck by car in chicken, Snapple heist

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

That story and more in this week's Bremerton Police Briefs.

Olympic College to offer workshop for hommakers-no-more

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Often times when a marriage ends or a spouse dies or becomes disabled, it’s difficult for the survivor to embark on the next phase of their life. That’s where Olympic College Women’s Programs and College Success and the Washington State Displaced Homemaker Program are stepping in to provide a one-day workshop for homemakers in transition from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 5 in the Bremer Student Center’s North and South conference rooms at OC’s Bremerton campus.

MILITARY BRIEFS

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Brower joins

Mahan: SEED lacks leadership

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

Port commissioner says project will languish unless someone steps up

Bremerton Marina makes a splash with grand opening

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:17AM

As revelers gathered May 31 for the newly expanded Bremerton Marina’s grand opening, the engineering feat displayed by the project could have easily gone unnoticed. However, for those who worked on the project like professional engineer Willy Ahn, the festivities were a pleasant “thank you” for a job well done. Ahn, who worked for Bremerton’s Art Anderson and Associates on the project, pointed out some of the unique qualities of the new breakwater, especially in the Northwest.

Bremerton schools' $1.3M deficit triggers talk with legislators

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:16AM

The prospect of a $1.3 million budget shortfall sparked conversation between Bremerton School District (BSD) board members, Superintendent Dr. Bette Hyde and five local legislators. State Reps. Kathy Haigh (D-Shelton), Pat Lantz (D-Gig Harbor), Christine Rolfes (D-Bainbridge Island) and Larry Seaquist (D-Gig Harbor), and state Sen. Derek Kilmer (D-Gig Harbor) attended a community forum Tuesday in the district administration building. Before a budget presentation by BSD Director of Finance and Operations Wayne Lindberg, Hyde said Bremerton isn’t the only district with a budget crunch and is looking to “reduce” rather than “add” costs.

TWILIGHT INLET

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:16AM

East Bremerton teen dies following Tuesday night crash

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:16AM

A 16-year-old East Bremerton boy who was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle early Wednesday morning following a rollover vehicle collision died later that same day. Marcus Slaughter, an Olympic High School student, was airlifted to Harborview with life-threatening injuries at about 12:30 a.m.

Bremerton Navy shop serves those who serve

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:16AM

In a nondescript warehouse on Arsenal Way, a group of patriotic workers and veterans reach out across the globe providing essential support for active duty military personnel and other government agencies. Peninsula Services’ Servmart store adheres to the simply understated motto of “Serving those who serve,” while at the same time providing jobs for people with differing developmental abilities. Those efforts have been recognized by military commands on an international and national level.

Two sewage spills close Dyes Inlet

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:16AM

Two sewage spills in Dyes Inlet prompted Kitsap County Health District officials to issue a seven-day “no contact” advisory to continue through June 11. The restricted area covers all marine waters in Dyes Inlet.

West Sound Tech students head to Kansas City for national competition

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 4, 2008 at 10:16AM

A quartet of auto collision repair students from West Sound Technical Skills Center are headed to the 44th annual SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference, scheduled for June 24-27 in Kansas City, Mo.

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