CKFR apparatus line up on a Silverdale area street while responding to a fire this summer. - Chris Tucker / staff photo

CKFR commissioner candidates say budget, growth are challenges

  • Today at 10:00AM updated at 3:41PM

Guiding Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue through a time of increasing calls and declining revenue will be one of the many tasks that five-member CKFR Board of Fire Commissioners will face. There are three candidates running this year for one open commissioner spot: Nate Andrews, Valerie Quill and incumbent Ralph Rogers.

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Experience the Quinault Valley trails | Trips on a Tank

  • Today at 9:00AM updated at 8:52PM

When considering a hike or hikes at Lake Quinault for your next hiking adventure, keep in mind a couple of things. One, it will be wet, one way or another. Two, it will not be a simple day hike. And that’s a good thing.

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Port Gamble festival celebrates our maritime heritage with some cool sing-along music | Kitsap Week

  • Today at 9:00AM updated at 8:51PM

The setting seems perfect for the Port Gamble Maritime Music Festival, a celebration-in-song of our connection to the sea, of how our lives and our marine environment are intertwined.

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Musical bio of Beatles returns to Bremerton | Kitsap Week

  • Today at 9:00AM updated at 8:50PM

The Beatles were arguably the greatest and most influential act of the 1960s rock era. And in a couple of months, you can see the closest thing to the real thing: the tribute band Abbey Road in “In My Life — A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Admiral Theatre.

No-contact advisory issued for Dyes Inlet, Port of Washington Narrows after sewage spill near Bucklin Hill Road in Silverdale

  • Today at 4:44PM

PORT ORCHARD – The Kitsap County Public Health District issued a no-contact advisory for Dyes Inlet and the Port of Washington Narrows through Thursday, Aug. 6 after an estimated 40,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Clear Creek Estuary near Bucklin Hill Road July 30. All shellfish harvesting in Dyes Inlet and Port Washington is closed.

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Is $8.20 (round trip) for foot passengers and $29.20 (round trip) for standard size vehicles and drivers a fair price to pay for a ferry ride to Seattle and back?

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