SILVERDALE - Multiple sightings of unauthorized unmanned aerial systems or "drones" have been reported flying over Naval Base Kitsap Bangor over the past few months. The Navy is requesting that local residents report sightings to base officials immediately.
SILVERDALE — Kitsap County Sheriff's detectives and patrol deputies arrested seven people suspected of being involved in a series of burglaries that occurred in at least 17 commercial business establishments in Silverdale over the past two months.
The suspect is a 23-year-old Central Kitsap man who has been jailed on probable cause felony harassment, indecent exposure and stalking. Bail was set at $75,000.
SEATTLE — The Captain of the Port, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, issued a $100,000 civil penalty Tuesday to a Washington resident who intentionally struck the Washington State Ferry Tokiate with a high-powered blue laser Oct. 22, 2015.
SILVERDALE — The Kitsap Great Give is set for May 3. The Great Give is a 24-hour online giving event organized by the Kitsap Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in Kitsap County and surrounding areas. Help our community reach the goal of raising $1.5 Million for charity in one day. Learn more at kitsapgreatgive.org.
SOUTH CHINA SEA – USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) crew recently completed the Maintenance Material Management Inspection (3MI) and is now in the process of implementing more energy efficient lighting throughout the ship.
BROWNSVILLE — For Earth Day, volunteer divers from Navy Base Kitsap-Bangor cleaned up under the boat houses on C Dock at the Port of Brownsville Marina. Despite having to work largely by touch — visibility was only about 12 inches — they brought up lots of things that had blown in, or been dropped in, over the years.
The reasons for homelessness are many. There’s a saying that many of us are one financial crisis away from being homeless. That saying becomes reality for many people in Kitsap County every day.
• A 24-year-old Bremerton man was charged with DUI, hit-and-run and disorderly conduct. A deputy responded to a report of a unknown man who had allegedly followed two children near Erlands Point Road April 21.
CENTRAL KITSAP — Three Olympic High School teenagers suffered minor injuries after the SUV they were traveling in veered out of control and flipped over on Tibardis Road NW on April 21.
SILVERDALE — The Silverdale Billie Eder Community Center is still standing, but probably won't be for much longer. The plan had been to demolish the center in February, then March, but a contract is now signed to destroy the building in June.
SILVERDALE — Six new CKFR firefighters have been busy attending orientation for the past week and were recently given their Oath of Office at the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting.
SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap School District board members want to purchase two parcels of land adjacent to the CK school campus in order to build a new CK middle school and high school.
BREMERTON — Two people were injured in a fire that destroyed a mobile home at the Rocky Point Mobile Home Park Thursday morning.
Seahawk Warren Moon to speak in Bremerton; Hair show April 25; Help clean Clear Creek; ‘Nun on the bus’ May 8
‘Nun on the bus’ May 8; CKCC meets April 21; Hair show April 25
PORT ORCHARD — To help raise awareness of building safety, the Kitsap County Department of Community Development celebrates “Building Safety Month” in May.
A 25-year-old Bremerton man was charged with assault in the second degree. He allegedly got into an argument about a missing marijuana pipe and threatened to hit someone with a baseball bat.
SILVERDALE — Firefighter honor guard equipment was stolen from a vehicle in Tacoma earlier this month. The theft was discovered as team members were getting ready to present colors at a recent Seattle Mariners game. Firefighters are seeking the public’s assistance in finding the items.
SILVERDALE — Crews at Harrison Medical Center are beginning to build the parking garage at Harrison Medical Center-Silverdale as part of expanding the acute care hospital.