CENTRAL KITSAP –In an era of shrinking military budgets, Naval Base Kitsap is a growth area. That's what Capt. Thomas Zwolfer, commanding officer for NBK, told attendees at a Bremerton Chamber of Commerce meeting May 19.
May we remember those not with us on this Memorial Day, say a simple thanks and remember the positive they brought to each of our lives.
The historic destroyer USS Turner Joy will host a public Memorial Day ceremony on the ship's fantail at 10 a.m. May 25.
Additional summer foot ferry service has been lined up by the City of Port Orchard, Port of Bremerton and City of Bremerton. Runs also have been extended for special events and holidays.
CENTRAL KITSAP – Unpredictable infield ball hops will be less of a problem after volunteers and county workers replaced the infield mix on field No. 1 at the Gene Lobe Fields at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds this week.
PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank, reported net income of $1.7 million for the quarter ending March 31, a gain of 11 percent over the same period one year ago.
Agency responsible for protecting communities and the environment has been without permanent leadership since October
Four of 22 area recreational marijuana stores sold to minors in compliance check
SILVERDALE – The Gap Inc. is seeking a general manager for a Gap Outlet Store at The Trails at Silverdale, currently under construction along Greaves Way.
OLYMPIA — Thirty-two Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen May 13.
KITSAP COUNTY — They have all given hours and hours to help others. They all consider volunteering something that’s an important part of their lives. And they’re all in the senior years of their lives.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard recently released its 2014 Recreational Boating Statistics, revealing boating fatalities that year totaled 610, the second-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record.
Two years ago, my memoir, "Dinner with the Smileys," exposed with painful transparency my difficulty raising a pre-teen boy. I held nothing back when I wrote about Ford's attitude, his tendency to slam his bedroom door, and all the ways he broke my heart — over and over again.
PORT ORCHARD — The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to add jobs to meet demand for scheduled maintenance and emergent repairs of U.S. military vessels. That was perhaps the most significant message Capt. Stephen Williamson, commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, delivered during a 20-minute presentation May 14 to the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Port Orchard Eagles’ club.
SILVERDALE – Who said friends can't be business partners? Certainly not Michelle Townsend, Kellie Culbertson and April McClure.
A bucket of burning butts set next to the wall of a home entrance led to a late-night/early-morning fire in East Bremerton May 14-15.
Central Kitsap High School, Klahowya Secondary School and Olympic High School each earned spots on the prestigious 'America’s Most Challenging High Schools' list
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Motorists are advised to expect delays on State Route 305 May 30-31 while crews repair damaged pedestrian railing on the Agate Pass Bridge north of Bainbridge Island.
Around 1,100 special needs children enjoy annual ‘Day at the Farm’ event at Kitsap County Fairgrounds
OLYMPIA – Transportation trends in the Central Puget Sound area, where 3.8 million residents make up more than half the state’s entire population, will be among the topics of discussion when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets next week in Olympia. The commission also will talk about possible changes to ferry fares and policies.