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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

The Petri Dish: Boeing, tax breaks and employees

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 5:08PM

Sixteen months ago, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law the largest tax break any state has ever given a private company. It extended a bunch of sweet incentives to the Boeing Co. that could save it up to $8.7 billion in tax payments to the state in the next 25 years.

USS Grayback model now on display at Naval Undersea Museum

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Naval Undersea Museum unveiled its latest model March 7: a 38-inch replica of the USS Grayback, a Scorpion-class submarine used during the Vietnam War.

Kitsap County 2015 philanthropy Award recipients chosen

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Kitsap Community Foundation has chosen Kitsap County's annual philanthropy award recipients from the pool of public nominations received during their annual nominating process.

Attorney General files lawsuit over deceptive Super Bowl ticket sales

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 5:00PM

Just hours before the Super Bowl, customers of SBTickets.com, LLC received an email announcing the company would not fulfill all its ticket orders. The company did not have the tickets it promised when it made sales to many consumers.

USS Grayback model now on display at Naval Undersea Museum

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Naval Undersea Museum unveiled its latest model March 7: a 38-inch replica of the USS Grayback, a Scorpion-class submarine used during the Vietnam War.

What we have learned about making a long distance marriage work

  • Mar 15, 2015 at 7:00AM

"Geographical Bachelor" (or, geo bach) is a term military people use to describe someone who is working in a different city than the one in which his family lives. As I wrote last week, geo-baching is becoming more popular for 21st-century military families, especially those in dual-income families or those with high-school age children.

My Turn: Can Washington avert California's water wars?

  • Mar 15, 2015 at 8:00AM

California is in the midst of a fierce water war, a conflict that holds lessons for us in Washington state. In many ways, we are alike. Both of our states' populations are growing and we have some of the world's most prolific agriculture regions which require lots of water.

Kitsap County 2015 philanthropy Award recipients chosen

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 9:00AM

Kitsap Community Foundation has chosen Kitsap County’s annual philanthropy award recipients from the pool of public nominations received during their annual nominating process.

Kitsap County Jail donates hundred of diapers to YWCA

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

BREMERTON – After a month-long charity drive, corrections officers with Kitsap County Jail collected a couple hundred pounds of household goods and clothing, including 500-600 diapers, to donate to the Kitsap YWCA.

Kreidler issues statement on Premera’s cyberattack

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 1:07PM

State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler was notified by Premera today, March 17, about a cyberattack affecting more than six million of its Washington customers.

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office sex offender registration hours to change

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 4:06PM

PORT ORCHARD – Effective on Monday March 23 the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office will implement the following new hours for processing sex/kidnapping offenders: Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Visit state parks for a ‘free day’ March 19

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 8:00AM

Washington State Parks turns 102 years old on Thursday, March 19, and visitors are invited to help celebrate by getting out to enjoy a state park for free that day.

Boater rescued from chilly Hood Canal waters

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:27PM

A boater who had been on Hood Canal in a small aluminum boat was lucky to get a bit of help after observant citizens plucked him from the cold water March 18.

Local hoop stars to play in WSGBCA game

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 11:31AM

Crosspoint Academy's Deseree Doty and Cailyn Cattell, Olympic's Olivia Williams and Bremerton resident Claire Martin, of Bellarmine Prep, were selected to the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association senior all-state basketball team this week.

Community briefs

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 11:29AM

Easter egg hunt April 4, Kitsap County Democratic Women, AARP Smart Driver course and more.

The Petri Dish: Snohomish exec upset at Boeing jobs shift

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 1:24PM

OLYMPIA — In the political crevice between "hail Mary" and "hell no" could be found the state House Finance Committee on March 13 sitting in judgment of an attempt to rewrite a 25-year agreement between the state and its largest private employer, the Boeing Co.

Kitsap tourism outlook is bright, director says

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:09AM

Tourism worth $500-$700 million to Kitsap County, provides 6,700 jobs

There are two sides to every broken bone story

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Before I begin, I’ll answer the question you will surely ask at the end: No, there is no video (that I’m aware of) of the moment my feet went out from under me and I landed on my backside, breaking my wrist. My children, however, would be happy to describe for you in great detail the whole thing, including how I said, “I’m really good at this” seconds before I fell.

New Olympia political drama debuts March 23 when legislators reveal basic-education budgets

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 2:00PM

Olympia – A political thriller earns its debut March 23 at Olympia’s marble palladium when the Legislature’s leading producers-directors – Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, and Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina – take the stage to introduce their awaited and unreviewed drama they claim will keep their fellow political thespians out of jail and solve the constitutional quandary hovering over them: full funding for basic K-12 education.

Education, ferries, guns among town hall topics

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:59AM

SILVERDALE – Highways, ferries, education and firearms were among the topics of discussion at a "town hall" meeting with legislators representing the 23rd district March 14.

West Sound Alliance aims to improve traffic flow

  • Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

More than $100 million worth of possible transportation improvements including a Belfair bypass, improvements to State Route 305 and SR 16 were discussed at a recent Kitsap Business Forum meeting.

Opinion: Ban toxic chemicals from furniture

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Finding agreement in Olympia can sometimes be a challenge, but there's one issue both Democrats and Republicans should agree on this session: protecting children and families from harmful and unnecessary flame retardant chemicals. That's why we're sponsoring the Toxic-Free Kids and Families Act (HB 1174), a bill to eliminate toxic flame retardants from children's products and furniture.

Visit Kitsap presents 2015 Tourism Vision Awards

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Visit Kitsap Peninsula presented its 2015 Tourism Vision Awards at its annual meeting held on March 12, at the Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel. Following is a list of those receiving and accepting the awards.

West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime, NOAA report finds

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

State of the California Current Report highlights record-warm conditions and effects on fisheries

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