Silverdale’s Bruce Waterbury will turn 55 years old on Sept. 17. His daughter, Kristi Balant, will turn 28 on Sept. 13. But the dad-daughter duo has special plans for a joint celebration on Sunday, Sept. 14. They’re going to swim from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco.
Central Kitsap resident Alana Kemppainen-Cartwright, 23, was killed early in the morning Wednesday, Sept. 10, after being struck by vehicle in the 5500 block of Tracyton Boulevard. A 25-year-old man she was walking with was also hit by the car and was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with critical injuries.
After more than four years trying to establish a foothold in Kitsap County, Hale’s Ales is closing up shop at the mall in Silverdale.
The nonprofit works to save horses that are neglected or abused
A two-story house at 137 Montgomery Ave. in Bremerton is set to get a Habitat for Humanity makeover.
Kitsap birding: Young ospreys in Poulsbo study hard for winter fishing.
Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners will keep their names
Trooper Russ Winger, spokesman for Washington State Patrol, which investigated the July 23 crash, said investigators could find no evidence that the driver was negligent. The Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney’s office declined to prosecute.
David Michael Navarro, 38, a former Puget Sound Naval Shipyard employee and Belfair Elementary School PTA president, was sentenced Sept. 8 in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 23 years in prison and lifetime of supervised release for four child pornography offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
Bremerton police officers forcibly entered a second-floor apartment on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 6, after a man, allegedly using methamphetamine, broke the glass out of a second-floor window and held a baby outside several times. The baby was taken safely into protective custody and the man has been jailed.
Portland was found starving in a field in Snohomish County when he was discovered last June. Shortly after, the thoroughbred horse was retrieved by SAFE (Save a Forgotten Equine), an organization that focuses on rescuing, rehabbing, and retraining horses that have faced neglect or abuse.
Kitsap County Commissioner Chairman Charlotte Garrido took the opportunity at the groundbreaking for The Trails at Silverdale, to remind everyone that some people thought the county was only dreaming when it put in the infrastructure at Kitsap Mall Boulevard and Greaves Way.
For one local business owner, a trade that once started out in a closet has finally expanded to larger quarters with more opportunities. Lorilee Morsette, owner of Chandelier, a downtown Bremerton bead shop, opened her very first store June 9.
Despite the darkness that surrounds her, Kelly Beckett has learned to find the bright side of things in life.
The Bremerton Farmers Market is still in full swing. It’s held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Evergreen Rotary Park and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sundays in front of the ferry terminal.
As a child, Georgann Falotico wanted to be a dancer. That passion stuck with her through the years. After spending a few years learning about accounting, Falotico turned back to her childhood hobby and decided to pursue dance therapy.
Air Force Airman Matthew T. Evans graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Former associate publisher Lorraine May passed away on Aug. 31 in her home in Bremerton.
The man that was stabbed to death on Sunday in East Bremerton has been identified by Kitsap County Coroner Greg Sandstrom as 54-year-old Alan J. Charpentier. Autopsy results should be available sometime this afternoon, Sandstrom said.
Trenidy Hedrick doesn’t think that her son should have been born in the passenger seat of a three-door Saturn while a state trooper stood by on the side of State Route 3 near the Newberry Hill exit in Silverdale.