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Support EMS service, support Proposition 1

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:32AM

We encourage voters in Central Kitsap and South Kitsap to approve their respective fire district’s Proposition 1 on the April 28 special election ballot.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

NASA Ambassador gives virtual tour of solar system

  • May 9, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 2:24PM

BREMERTON – About 100 people were treated to a whirlwind tour of the solar system – and beyond – by a NASA Ambassador who spoke about what space probes and astronauts have discovered.

Community briefs (April 17, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 5:00PM

Free solar system presentation, Concert organist performs April 19, Norwegian genealogy deadline is April 18 and more

The Petri Dish: Local battles over marijuana

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 6:00PM

There’s a good chance marijuana will be in front of voters again this fall.

Mount Rainier National Park free this weekend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00PM

This Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, visitors to Mount Rainier National Park will be able to visit the park for free. Fees will be waived at all national park areas throughout the weekend as the kickoff to National Park Week, which is April 20-24.

Air Force veteran hired as Sound Publishing ad rep

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

Air Force veteran Bill McDonald has signed on with Sound Publishing as an advertising sales consultant.

Program makes it easy to recycle electronics

  • May 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

SEATTLE – A new program makes it easy to get rid of your old, unwanted electronic devices. Just stuff them into an old refrigerator you also don't want.

It’s important to stay physically fit during senior years: Part 2

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 1:00PM

In last month’s column I began to address reasons why seniors need to “keep physically fit.” I quoted from a recent study that “regular physical activity and exercise are important to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults. Staying physically active and exercising regularly can produce long-term health benefits and even improve health for some older people who already have diseases and disabilities. That’s why health experts say that older adults should aim to be as active as possible.”

U.S. Military All-Star Team to host meet-and-greet opportunities

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 3:20PM

As part of the U.S. Military All-Star tryouts occurring this weekend there will be multiple meet-and-greet opportunities with representatives from the team as well as from the Kitsap BlueJackets and West Coast Guns.

Getting Free Range children will take guts, groups

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 3:00PM

Not many years ago, I wrote in protest of bringing snacks to kids’ soccer games. I said that making cookies for halftime was ruining my weekend, as was being expected to sit on the sidelines during every practice. I can think of 101 things I’d rather be doing than watching soccer practice.

Water wise: Children learn about one of Kitsap’s most precious resources at annual Kitsap County Water Festival

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 6:25PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Vinland Elementary third grader Ella Ray busted out a brief hip hop dance routine while standing next to a water purification filter made from two two-liter plastic bottles, one of which was filled with gravel and sand.

Ask the Commissioner, “Why?”

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

Imagine you have a product that customers love. It’s top quality, affordable and meets or exceeds all state and federal benefit standards. Better yet, your product fills a void in the marketplace that left people vulnerable and unprotected.

State Superintendent releases complete plan to fully fund basic education

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn released a complete plan to fulfill Washington’s constitutional responsibility to fully fund basic education. The plan would ensure that every student in the state has an equal opportunity to a basic education.

Kitsap prosecuting attorney posts annual report

  • May 11, 2015 at 11:53AM

The report shows criminal referral activity, general adult and drug unit activity, court referral comparisons by year, DUI referrals and more.

Kitsap’s students make Eastern Washington University deans list

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 8:00AM

Bremerton and Silverdale students for the Winter 2015 Eastern Washington University dean’s list have been named.

Daytime mowing on SR 307 could cause delays

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

Motorists who use State Route 307 (Bond Road NE) will see a mobile lane closure during daylight hours over the next two weeks for mowing operations.

Man airlifted after crashing car into tree

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 3:53PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – A Bremerton man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after he crashed his car into a tree in a parking lot April 18.

Special needs kids get a kick out of Corey’s Day

  • May 14, 2015 at 11:31AM

Around 1,100 special needs children enjoy annual ‘Day at the Farm’ event at Kitsap County Fairgrounds

Olympic’s McGee, Monzon star at Olympic League Championship Meet

  • May 14, 2015 at 11:49AM

North Kitsap dominated the Olympic League Championship Meet on its home course, but Olympic was not far behind.

Noah and Emma top list of popular baby names of 2014

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:00PM

Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names for 2014. Emma returns to the top spot she held in 2008 and hangs out in first place with Noah. There are a few new names in the top 10 this year - James (a former No. 1 from the ‘40s and ‘50s) on the blue side and Charlotte on the pink side, her first time ever in the top 10.

US Coast Guard to release boating safety app

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:35PM

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety App May 16 as the kickoff to this year's National Safe Boating Week.

Terrorism threat level raised at NBK

  • May 14, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM

BREMERTON — If lines to enter Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) have seemed a little long than usual lately, there’s a reason. On May 7, the Department of Defense raised the terrorism threat level to Force Protection Condition Level Bravo, the third level of a five tier scale. It’s defined as “An increased and predictable threat of terrorism.”

The Petri Dish: Amended carbon bill could reimburse polluters

  • May 14, 2015 at 2:24PM

Cap-and-trade seemed dead and buried among the year’s fallen legislative ideas — until it wasn’t this week.

Kitsap Bank to acquire Fife Commercial Bank

  • May 14, 2015 at 3:47PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, parent company for Kitsap Bank, announced May 13 that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Puget Sound Financial Services and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fife Commercial Bank.

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