First Choice Health ends contract with Harrison Medical Center

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 4:39PM

In what has become an all-too familiar pattern, Harrison Medical Center has announced that as of Sept. 1, it will no longer accept First Choice Health insurance. The two sides have been negotiating reimbursement terms for more than a year. For the time being, they’re at an impasse.


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Kitsap Transit: Do a better job with outreach on meetings

  • Jul 3, 2015 at 6:00PM

Kitsap Transit scheduled a series of public meetings to let residents give input on the proposed Wheaton Way Transit Center in Silverdale and on the North Viking Park & Ride in Poulsbo. There were public meetings in Poulsbo City Hall, two hours later in the Silverdale Beach Hotel, and two hours after that in Port Orchard City Hall.

A walk for those who are no longer here with us

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00PM

Walking doesn’t sound like anything difficult. And in most cases, it isn’t. But once you’ve walked for someone else, walking becomes a spiritual experience. On June 27-28, I took part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life at Bremerton High School. I’d participated in three Relays before — in Everett and on Whidbey Island. This was my first Relay in Kitsap County.

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October opening planned for shopping center

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Jul 2, 2015 at 2:35PM

Trails at Silverdale expected to be half open by October and fully open Spring 2016

Councilman Mike Sullivan has his game face on

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

BREMERTON—Facing a diagnosis of Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Bremerton City Councilman Mike Sullivan is far from giving up. “There’s a clock running,” he said. “We just don’t know how big that clock is.” Sullivan, 65, who spoke by phone from his home on Tuesday, said he’s undergoing chemotherapy and plans to be back at work “as soon I begin to react favorably to the chemo.”

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