Bremerton votes to leave KRCC

  • May 20, 2015 at 11:00PM updated May 21, 2015 at 12:01PM

BREMERTON — The Bremerton City Council voted unanimously to withdraw from the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council Wednesday evening. City council president Greg Wheeler will now draft a letter to the KRCC informing them of the Bremerton’s withdrawal. After the letter is submitted, Bremerton will remain a member of the KRCC for six more months.


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Olympic College CEO Mitchell honored

  • May 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Dr. David Mitchell, CEO of Olympic College, was among five people and one organization named as Washington State Association of College Trustees’ 2015 ACT Award winners. The annual award recognizes dedication to Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges and the nearly 388,000 students they serve each year.

2014 had second-lowest recreational boating fatalities on record, USCG says

  • May 22, 2015 at 1:00PM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard recently released its 2014 Recreational Boating Statistics, revealing boating fatalities that year totaled 610, the second-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record.

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Additional weekend foot ferry service set

  • May 22, 2015 at 12:36PM

Additional summer foot ferry service has been lined up by the City of Port Orchard, Port of Bremerton and City of Bremerton. Runs also have been extended for special events and holidays.

Partial Closure of Westbound Burwell Street May 23-25

  • May 22, 2015 at 11:20AM

The westbound lane of Burwell Avenue adjacent to the new 606 apartment complex will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. over the long holiday weekend (Saturday, May 23rd through Monday, May 25th) so that construction workers can safely install siding on the new building.

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