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Why we chose small town life

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 9:00AM

Prior to 2008, we had always lived in a metropolitan area. By “metropolitan area,” I mean somewhere with a Cheesecake Factory within driving distance.

Editorial: An agreement that benefits many in Kitsap

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 6:00AM

We congratulate CHI Franciscan Health and Regence BlueShield for coming to agreement on a new contract regarding reimbursements. The agreement brings Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners back into the Regence network, which means Regence members have access to all health care services at Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners at in-network rates.

Washington State Fair hosts ‘Oh Say Can You Sing’ National Anthem contest

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 9:00AM

Imagine being selected to perform the national anthem on the iconic Washington State Fair grandstand stage before Keith Urban takes the stage, or even “Weird Al” Yankovic. Both individuals and groups who are Washington state residents can savor this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by entering the “Oh Say Can You Sing” contest, with video entries due by March 2.

Grace Chun serves as page for Sen. Angel

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

OLYMPIA – Grace Chun, a freshman at Central Kitsap High School, spent last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Chun was one of 12 students who served as Senate pages for the fourth week of the 2015 legislative session.

Restaurant inspection scores for January

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:51AM

Kitsap Public Health District has released their restaurant inspection scores for January 2015. (PDF document).

Navy seeks input on Kitsap base projects

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 11:52AM

Land-water interface and service pier extension draft Environmental Impact Statement available for public review and comment

To drivers in Kitsap County: Heed your speed!

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 2:09PM

In Washington State, Kitsap County would be good places to avoid if you have a problem driving the speed limit, and a lot of people do.

County awarded $4.5M in water quality improvement grants

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00AM

Kitsap County Public Works, Stormwater Division received full or partial funding totaling $4.5 million for five stormwater retrofit construction projects and one stream restoration project:

Gaeta murder trial date set for June 1

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00AM

A pre-trial hearing for Gabriel "Gabe" Gaeta is scheduled for April 3 at 1:30 p.m. according to the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office. A trial date has been set at June 1.

My Turn: President Obama on wrong track with Alaska energy

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

In his State of the Union address, President Obama highlighted plunging gas prices. Ironic, since Obama has done everything in his power to curtail domestic oil production and drive up gas prices.

Anguished families recall their lost children as teen driver is sentenced

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 12:36PM

Families say the driver told them he was in the U.S. military

Senate unveils $15 billion transportation plan

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 4:00PM

After 22 months of negotiations, four senators—two Republicans and two Democrats—have unveiled a $15 billion transportation package with an 11.7 cents-per-gallon gas tax increase at its revenue core.

Letter: African American students’ meeting with police chief a success

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

In the wake of last year’s highlight on police killings of black men throughout the United States and last week’s news of a white police officer from Seattle arresting a 70-year-old black man for carrying a golf club, the students of the African American and Caribbean Heritage Club of Olympic College met with Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan last week.

Third quarter 2014 taxable sales in Kitsap increase 7.45 percent

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

BREMERTON - Kitsap County's taxable retail sales increased to $929 million for the third quarter of 2014 (July through September), up by 7.45 percent over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales in Kitsap, rose 5.73 percent to $481 million.

Centennial Time Capsule to be sealed

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

Washington’s Centennial Time Capsule will be sealed for the next 25 years during a Feb. 22 ceremony at the State Capitol in which letters and artifacts collected last year will be added to the capsule.

Fire damages Silverdale lighting store

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 9:15AM

A Silverdale home improvement store suffered extensive fire damage to a storage room and smoke damage throughout the building after a fire broke out Feb. 23 at 10:47 p.m.

Olympic teams, along with CK and Crosspoint girls head to regionals

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Mar 2, 2015 at 11:19AM

Four local teams — three girls and one boys — are still in the hunt for a state playoff berth as the regional tournaments get underway this weekend.

When I was cool I didn’t ask for directions

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

I am not going to say this is a male trait, because between me and my husband, I am the one who doesn’t like to ask for directions. Maybe it is an introverted thing. I’d rather wander aimlessly through the hardware store aisles than ask for help, because then I might have to make conversation. Worse, I might get an overly helpful employee who wants to hand-deliver me to the correct place. Both instances strike fear and awkwardness in my heart.

USS Bremerton arrives in namesake city Feb. 25

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 12:33PM

BREMERTON — The fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Base Kitsap on Feb. 25, marking the USS Bremerton's first visit to its namesake city in three years.

Raising grandkids isn't easy

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 5:21PM

Recently, my wife and I saw the new movie “Black or White,” which features Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. Although the movie focuses on the racial implications of raising a child of a different race than yourself, it also calls attention to one of the biggest and growing challenges of our day: grandparents raising grandchildren.

Senate unanimously approves Angel bills for non-profits, grief counseling

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:38PM

The Senate unanimously approved two measures introduced by Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, to help non-profit organizations pool resources and to add grief counseling to allowable non-insurance benefits on Feb. 25.

Photo gallery: USS Bremerton cruises into Kitsap

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 1:41PM

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Feb. 25.

Bremerton Sons of Norway installs officers

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 10:00AM

Former Central Kitsap resident and past International Sons of Norway President Ted Fosberg installed the 2015 Bremerton Oslo Lodge 2-35 officers at a Kitsap Golf and Country Club gala affair.

CK school board member Stokke resigns

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Mar 11, 2015 at 4:24PM

Health issues cited as cause; New candidates will be sought

Bremerton’s Dubos finishes second at Mat Classic XXVII

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:30PM

TACOMA — There is an old adage in sports that everyone except one person — the state champion — will be disappointed in the end.

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