SILVERDALE – Three red-jacketed Central Kitsap High School students watched as a shiny silver fist-sized printer head inside their MakerBot Replicator 3D printer shimmied back and forth. Slowly, the 3D printer applied one thin layer of neon-green molten plastic atop another to build up a "CKHS" nameplate, the text of which rose from the nameplate's flat surface.
Taiwanese businesses might one day ship Washington products from Bremerton's industrial park via railroad to waiting cargo ships at the Grays Harbor deep water port. The products would then be distributed to Asian markets. Bremerton port commissioners hosted a delegation of nine officials from Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, during a discussion of economic development opportunities April 30 at Bremerton National Airport.
In May, The Point Casino is hosting a month-long feature of tribute acts to some of rock’s most distinguished bands: AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin and Judas Priest.
SILVERDALE – A three-mile walk for March of Dimes will take place May 2 at the Haselwood Family YMCA in Silverdale.
The presentation will include a tasty food demonstration incorporating Stinging Nettles. Information about the Suquamish Traditional Plants Program and current projects and activities about traditional plants and foods in the community will also be discussed.
Harrison offers free skin cancer screenings, Olympic College job fair set for May 6 at Bremerton campus and more
The Raise the Wage Act would give nearly 38 million working Americans a raise
BREMERTON - Kitsap County residents are invited to a free workshop to learn how to keep their septic systems working well and lasting longer. Well maintained septic systems will save homeowners money and keep bacteria and nutrients out of local creeks, lakes, and Puget Sound.
OLYMPIA – The annual number of gonorrhea cases diagnosed in Washington rose significantly again in 2014, according to recently released state data. There were 6,136 cases in 2014, compared to 4,395 cases in 2013 – a jump of almost 40 percent. The latest increase follows a 33 percent increase from 2012 to 2013.
Organization offers preventative dental care to low-income children and seniors in Kitsap County
PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County Public Works is looking for artistic flair on three snow plow blades for next winter. As part of the annual National Public Works Week celebration (May 17-23) they have announced a contest to select three classrooms to paint the blades of snowplows used in snow and ice removal operations.
5 p.m.: Bremerton City Council, Norm Dicks Government Center Meeting Chambers, 345 6th St., first floor, Bremerton. Online: www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/691/Council-Meetings.
BREMERTON - Over the past 71 years, Soroptimist Bremerton has awarded grant funds to numerous charitable organizations that demonstrate a commitment to improving the lives of women and girls in their local communities. The club is pleased to announce once again that they are now accepting grant applications for the 2014-2015 club giving year.
SILVERDALE — Peter Stockwell taught middle school in Kitsap County for over 30 years. Now his life revolves around murder. He doesn’t kill people, his characters kill people. Some of them do, anyway. Stockwell, 65, writes mystery novels. He started six years ago after he retired from teaching at Central Kitsap Junior High.
BREMERTON — Bigfoot’s real. They’ve seen it. But, why aren’t there any clear photos of Bigfoot? Because Bigfoot has a cloaking capability. It can be visible or invisible, if and when it wants. OK, but why hasn’t anyone found bones or fossils? Because Bigfoot is interdimensional — it lives in another dimension, but sometimes comes to ours.
SILVERDALE – A construction crew that ruptured a one-inch gas line with an excavator caused a fitness club to be evacuated and a section of Myhre Road to be closed April 25.
SILVERDALE – Fresh produce, flowers honey and smoked meat were some of the items available to customers during opening day of the Silverdale Farmers' Market on Tuesday, April 28.
Just a moment before the Central Kitsap School Board voted unanimously in favor of the second reading of the District's new social media policy, CKSD Superintendent David McVicker pointed his smartphone camera at the school board members and got ready to take a picture.
CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighters responded to a structure fire on Bridle Wood Place NW April 29. No one was injured in the fire.
CENTRAL KITSAP – A teacher's union walkout on Thursday, May 7, to protest legislative proposals on school funding led the Central Kitsap School District to cancel school that day.