CENTRAL KITSAP – All CK School District sixth grade students will move to middle schools for the 2016-2017 school year. The space that becomes available by moving sixth graders to middle schools allows CKSD to accept state funding for reducing K-3 class sizes.
CENTRAL KITSAP – If the U.S. Congress votes the way Central Kitsap School District board members hope it will, the proposed $220 million capital projects bond might be reduced by $10 million, to $210 million.
KITSAP - Harrison Medical Center provided a preview of what its expanded Silverdale campus might look like, and also indicated its plans for a downtown Bremerton campus, during a presentation to the Central Kitsap Community Council Nov. 19.
To connect with constituents while in Washington, D.C., Rep. Derek Kilmer will host his 10th telephone town hall with callers at 6 p.m. Dec. 2. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Kilmer a question or leave a message with their comments.
KITSAP – Due to below freezing temperatures at night, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management will activate the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan.
SILVERDALE – H&M, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable prices, has officially announced a new 23,000-square-foot location at Kitsap Mall. At noon on Dec. 17, the new location at Kitsap Mall will join the eight other H&M destinations in the state of Washington.
Central Kitsap School District has provided these renderings of what Central Kitsap High School, Central Kitsap Middle School, Olympic High School and Klahowya Secondary School could look like.
GORST – A 71-year-old Belfair man was killed and two other people were injured in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 16 Nov. 19.
Plan calls for new CK high school and middle school, upgrades to Olympic and Klahowya
'Nutcracker' set for Nov. 28-29, Skating Through Time Ice Show, Local Program Delivers Holiday Spirit to Area Seniors
BREMERTON – A 58-year-old Port Orchard man was injured after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a another motorist Nov. 19.
Haselwood, a leading new- and used-car dealer on the Kitsap Peninsula announced a definitive acquisition agreement with Parr Auto Group, a new- and used-car auto group in Bremerton.
GORST – One person was killed in a four-vehicle traffic collision on eastbound State Route 16 Nov. 19.
Puget Sound Energy stated in an email that crews were making good progress with efforts to restore power. As of 3 p.m., roughly 45,600 PSE customers in the Puget Sound region were without power. At the peak of the storm Tuesday night, 220,000 customers were impacted about outages.
CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue's new deputy fire chief, John Oliver, will be sworn in Nov. 23.
KITSAP – The wet, windy weather today has shut down several roads across the area.
CENTRAL KITSAP - On Nov. 18 there will be three classes of local second graders feeling a whole lot warmer.
CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap School District Superintendent David McVicker will speak about the school levy and Jim Alvarez will speak about updates on Silverdale Harrison Hospital during the Nov. 19 CK Community Council meeting.
SEABECK – A new roundabout at the Seabeck Highway NW and NW Holly Road intersection was recently completed ahead of schedule and within the budget. The roundabout is part of a larger road improvement project located on Seabeck Highway between Calamity Lane NW and NW Gross Road. The project focuses on increasing safety for vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians.
Data from 2014 state vital-statistics records show that heroin killed 293 people in Washington last year, about twice as many as in 2008. At the same time, the number of deaths from prescription narcotics has steadily dropped from a peak of 512 deaths in 2008 to 319 in 2014. Overall, the number of deaths from opioid overdose in Washington remains at about 600 a year.