Students listen to Sam Morgan lead a workshop discussing the challenges students may face transitioning into college life at the Men of Color Summit May 20 at Olympic College. - Michelle Beahm / Bremerton Patriot

Area students of color encouraged to persevere in education

  • May 27, 2016 at 5:00AM

The summit saw more than 70 male students of color from nearby high schools visit OC in an effort to expose them to the college environment and encourage them to continue their education past high school.


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Chase Bank robber takes off with undisclosed sum at Fred Meyer

  • May 28, 2016 at 2:00PM updated at 8:22PM

A man described as wearing a gray hoodie and a Mariners cap reportedly has held up the Chase Bank branch in the Fred Meyer store on Sedgwick and Bethel roads. The robbery happened around 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28. The suspect reportedly ran off with a large sum of money. Port Orchard Police are searching the wooded areas near the store for the man.

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County commissioner rescued during 'hostage' training exercise | Video

  • May 27, 2016 at 3:00PM updated at 8:34PM

SILVERDALE — Kitsap County Commissioner Ed Wolfe was taken hostage during a training exercise at the Billie Eder Community Center May 27. Fortunately for Wolfe, law enforcement officers were able to rescue him.

USS NIMITZ to fire saluting guns in honor of Memorial Day

  • May 27, 2016 at 8:03PM

BREMERTON - The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is scheduled to fire its 40 mm saluting guns Monday in honor of Memorial Day.

Central Kitsap Reporter

Sesame Street, USO keep it real for military families

  • May 27, 2016 at 7:46PM

BREMERTON — Elmo, Cookie Monster, and the gang are scheduled to put on two shows for military families at the Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bremerton Fitness Complex May 31 and June 1, as part of the "USO Experience for Military Families Tour".

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