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Community briefs (May 15, 2015 edition)

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Ladies’ Night Out; CK Fire and Rescue Kids’ Day June 6; NBK’s Capt. Zwolfer to speak May 19

Silverdale Rotary spells 'kathak,' wins spelling bee

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Once again this year, the Silverdale Rotary Team "We BEE Ducks" won first place, thanks to the efforts of Mike Gass and Ed Hamilton. They spelled correctly the word "kathak" after 13 rounds of competition.

Improperly discarded cigarettes cause East Bremerton fire

  • May 15, 2015 at 4:16PM

A bucket of burning butts set next to the wall of a home entrance led to a late-night/early-morning fire in East Bremerton May 14-15.

Pheasant Fields Farms added to mentor program

  • May 16, 2015 at 10:00AM

SILVERDALE – Starting in the summer of 2015, Pheasant Fields Farms will be a participant in the Cultivating Success Farmer Mentor program, an on-farm internship program that allows students to work one-on-one with an experienced farmer mentor. There are currently 13 farmer mentors throughout Washington State and this is the first time a Kitsap County farm has been enrolled in the program.

Sarah Smiley: What the books don’t tell you about teenage boys

  • May 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

There isn’t much cuter than a small boy with pudgy hands and wispy hair. One of motherhood’s greatest rewards is the love of a little boy. And then they become teenagers.

Iggy Azalea, 'Weird Al' to play at state fair

  • May 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

PUYALLUP – A wide array of artists are scheduled to perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup in September.

Manette family finds urban living and chickens mix well

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Hidden away within many tranquil Bremerton back yards, you may be surprised to learn that a there is a thriving community of urban chickens and dedicated owners.

Survey finds 62 percent of students have high commitment to school

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

Recently released results show a connection between a student’s commitment to school, risky behaviors and academic performance

Armed Forces Day photo gallery

  • May 18, 2015 at 11:34AM

Photos from the 67th Armed Forces Day Parade hosted May 17 in downtown Bremerton.

SUV crash sends four to area hospitals

  • Jun 10, 2015 at 8:24PM

PORT ORCHARD – An early evening single-vehicle crash sent four occupants to area hospitals on June 9.

Harrison Medical Center earned an ‘A’ grade for patient safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 10:21AM

TACOMA—Harrison Medical Center, part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an ‘A’ grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. This is the third year in a row that Harrison achieved this recognition. While 782 hospitals earned an ‘A’ rating, only182 hospitals, including Harrison, were recognized as being “straight A” facilities for earning top marks consecutively over the past few years.

Community briefs (June 12, 2015)

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 11:34AM

Give blood, get Wild Wings gift card, Water Trails Festival June 27-28, United Way Golf Classic July 17

Pumas look to stay undefeated as they travel to play Sounders u23s

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 1:21PM

The Kitsap Pumas, who currently sit atop the highly touted Northwest Division of the Premier Development League with a perfect record of 4-0-0, will travel to face an undefeated Sounders u23 side (2-0-1) Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Sunset Stadium in Sumner.

Opinion: Time to end high-stakes tests as graduation requirement

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

The more than 60,000 high school seniors who graduate here in Washington state this month are to be commended for 12 years of successfully completing dozens of courses. Thousands other high school seniors will not graduate with their classmates, however, even though they successfully completed the same courses as the students who are graduating. These thousands of seniors will not be allowed to graduate solely because they failed one or more state-required, high stakes tests.

U.S. Open trophy in town

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00PM

Workers at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton pose for a photograph with the U.S. Open Trophy at the club on June 6. The trophy was on display at the club 1-3 p.m. that day as part of the U.S. Golf Association’s trophy tour which displays the historic trophy at numerous locations across the county to kick off the 115th U.S. Open Championship which will be held June 18-21 at Chambers Bay in University Place.

With whoops and hollers, Olympic High School seniors graduate

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 8:13PM

"Let's not look backward … let's now go forward and do great things. Congrats class of 2015. We made it."

KRCC should change its voting structure

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 10:00AM

Bremerton may be flexing its urban municipal muscle in an attempt to force a change in the voting structure of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, or it may be serious about leaving KRCC. This we do know: The departure of Kitsap’s largest city from KRCC would complicate unified regional planning efforts – efforts that are required by the state’s Growth Management Act.

14-year-old wins car

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 11:00AM

Sarah Ward, 14, of Bremerton, accepts a handshake and a set of keys to her “new” 1998 Honda Civic with 34,000 original miles on it from West Hills Honda General Manager Robert Colon at Bremerton High School June 10.

Gotchall, Palau to compete in All-State Baseball Series

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

A pair of Central Kitsap School District athletes will compete in the All-State Baseball Series this weekend in Yakima.

Help kids with Children’s Hospital Purchase a Miracle program

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:06AM

This month through June 15 is the Children’s Hospital Purchase a Miracle Program. Seattle Children’s Guild members from all over the region have tagged certain products with the Purchase a Miracle label. Participating stores donate money to Children’s when you purchase these sponsoring products.

Sarah Smiley: Consumed by ancestry family research

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

I've shared before how our family came to Maine seven years ago. The military sent us here after my husband, Dustin, put Maine on our wish list of future duty stations. But why did this California-loving boy put Maine on the list at all? The answer lies with a clan of Smileys who made their home here at the turn of the century.

New infield meant to boost safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:49PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Unpredictable infield ball hops will be less of a problem after volunteers and county workers replaced the infield mix on field No. 1 at the Gene Lobe Fields at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds this week.

BASEBALL: Central Kitsap Cougars capture district title

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:00AM

AUBURN — Andrew Thoresen and Collin Palau threw a combined four-hit shutout to lead Central Kitsap to a Class 3A West Central District/Southwest Bi-District Tournament championship with a 2-0 victory May 16 at Auburn Mountainview.

Bremerton marijuana store passes sale-to-minors compliance check

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:01PM

Four of 22 area recreational marijuana stores sold to minors in compliance check

Senators call for permanent director to oversee pipeline and crude-by-rail safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:42PM

Agency responsible for protecting communities and the environment has been without permanent leadership since October

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