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The Petri Dish: Gas taxes, carbon pollution and public transit

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 2:12PM

The wait is nearly over. Senate Republicans, after two years of avoidance, are putting the final touches on a multibillion-dollar transportation package and could make it public as early as Thursday.

Pumas sign goalie Austin Rogers

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 2:34PM

The Kitsap Pumas, the defending Western Regional champions of the highly competitive Premier Development League, signed goalkeeper Austin Rogers this week.

Zabinski will not seek another term as Port commissioner

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 3:12PM

Port of Bremerton Commissioner Roger Zabinski announced in a press release that he would not seek re-election when his term ends in December.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rates topic at Transportation Commission meeting

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 3:49PM

OLYMPIA – New toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will be among the topics of discussion when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets next week in Olympia.

Hundreds expected to attend West Sound Business Expo at fairgrounds Feb. 19

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 3:00PM

Business people and the general public will have an opportunity to learn more about Kitsap Peninsula businesses at the West Sound Business Expo 2015 on Feb. 19.

Host families sought for international students

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 5:00PM

Kitsap County families are invited to host international students through the Aspect Foundation. Interested families can participate by volunteering to host an international high school student for a semester or academic year

Visit state parks for a 'free day' March 19

  • Mar 8, 2015 at 7:00AM

No Discover Pass needed for State Parks' 102nd birthday

Cougars presentation to be hosted in Everett

  • Mar 8, 2015 at 8:00AM

Spring is already here and hiking season has come early. Hikers deep in the forest are in cougar country. To prepare hikers for their next excursion into the forest, the Adopt A Stream Foundation and Snohomish County Parks will present "Cougars" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 at the Northwest Stream Center in Mc Collum Park, 600-128th Street SE in Everett.

Community briefs

  • Mar 8, 2015 at 10:00AM

BREMERTON —Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center, 1909 NE John Carlson Rd., will host their Easter egg hunt and open house Sat. April 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Navy, community land use study available

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 12:00PM

A preliminary draft of the Naval Base Kitsap and Naval Magazine Indian Island Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) Report is available for public review on the JLUS project website at www.kiijlus.com.

Puma soccer team tryouts Feb. 14-15.

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 1:22PM

Invitational tryouts for the 2015 Puma soccer season will be held Feb. 14-15 at Gordon Field. Tryouts on Saturday are from 9-12 and 1:30-5 p.m.

Who needs a periscope?

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 1:41PM

Crew members of the Blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) man the bridge as the ship pulls into Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

Jan Angel: Fix it before you fund it

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 9:00AM

Did you know that 30 percent of the transportation budget is taken up by cost overruns? From Bertha stuck under Seattle to the cracked pontoons for the new 520 bridge to ferry construction issues, we’ve seen major problems and cost overruns on the state’s major projects, creating hundreds of millions in additional money required to finish these projects. Despite this, legislators here are moving forward on proposals to increase the gas tax by as much at 12.5 cents per gallon.

Babies to benefit with March of Dimes fundraiser

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 11:00AM

"Our mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature births and infant mortality," said Jackie Koopman, community director for March of Dimes. She was one of several people gathered at Harrison Medical Center's Silverdale campus on Feb. 10 during a "kick-off" for the fundraising season.

Bill aims to reduce legal-defense costs for taxpayers

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 11:00AM

Senate Bill 5232 tackles one of the fastest-rising costs for county governments — the cost of providing legal defense to indigent defendants who cannot afford a lawyer.

Victims of Super Bowl ticket scam encouraged to file a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00PM

Dealing with a heartbreaking Super Bowl loss is bad enough. But some fans may have had insult added to injury when they tried to buy tickets from brokers, only to find out the brokers did not even have the tickets they purported to sell.

Some Medicaid users get free access to telemedicine

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 3:37PM

Molina Healthcare becomes first health plan to cover the cost of Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care

Women of Achievement luncheon set for April 21

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 12:00PM

BREMERTON — The YWCA of Kitsap County has scheduled its 26th Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on April 21 at the Kitsap Convention Center.

Take action to prevent suicide

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 12:00PM

In just one year–2014–34 lives were lost to suicide in Kitsap County alone. Already since Jan. 1 of this year, six more individuals have lost their lives to suicide in our community. If this continues, 2015 could see more deaths from suicide than any previous year in our County – but we can act to prevent this from happening.

Visit Kitsap Peninsula to host tourism outlook, annual meeting March 12

  • Feb 16, 2015 at 7:00AM

Visit Kitsap Peninsula will host its annual meeting on March 12, at the Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel.

County hires new Elections Division Manager

  • Feb 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

A former South Kitsap High School graduate has been hired as manager of the Election Division of the Kitsap County Auditor’s office.

Kitsap County 4-H Tractor Club explores the machinery industry

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

Washington State University Kitsap County 4-H youth and volunteers of the Green Fever Tractor 4-H Club, in cooperation with John Deere and Stihl Northwest, participated in an exploratory field trip to the John Deere Regional Distribution Center in Portland and the Stihl Northwest facility in Chehalis on Jan. 26.

Crosspoint Academy girls, Olympic boys bring home hardware

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 3:18PM

The Crosspoint Academy girls and the Olympic High boys each brought home sixth-place trophies from last weekend's Hardwood Classics in Spokane and Yakima.

SPORTS briefs

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 3:22PM

Local players named to All-Olympic League team; Olympic High baseball team selling Mariner tickets; OHS hosting Spring Break baseball clinic set April 1

Community briefs

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 3:40PM

Rat talk on March 16; AARP smart driver courses; Easter egg hunt April 4; Spring book sale at Tracyton Community Library and more

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