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Gelder, Hansen, Rolfes unopposed; others face several challengers | 2016 Election

  • May 23, 2016 at 5:06PM

Candidate filing for the Nov. 8 general election closed May 20 — 120 candidates filed for 32 offices.

Community celebrates armed forces with rainy parade | Slideshow

  • May 23, 2016 at 5:10PM

Bremerton's 68th annual Armed Forces Day Parade was a celebration of the armed forces and the local community. Not even a little rain on the parade could dampen the spirit of the community event on May 21.

Hydroplane boats race across Kitsap Lake | Slideshow

  • May 23, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Armed Forces Regatta, hosted by the Seattle Outboard Association, was held May 21-22 at Kitsap Lake in Bremerton. The race was a sanctioned Power Boat Association event, allowing drivers in more than 15 classes to earn points toward championships.

Naval Base Kitsap to commemorate Battle of Midway June 3

  • May 23, 2016 at 11:02AM

BREMERTON – Capt. John Ring, Commanding Officer, USS Nimitz, will be the guest speaker at Naval Base Kitsap’s (NBK) annual commemoration of the Battle of Midway at 9 a.m., Friday, June 3.

Commissioners resume deliberation of fireworks ordinance May 23

  • May 23, 2016 at 10:49AM

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners will resume deliberations Monday on an ordinance amending Chapter 10.48 of the Kitsap County Code, creating the authority for Commissioners to adopt a resolution limiting the sale and use of fireworks during periods of drought or other emergencies.

Public invited to view hostage rescue exercise at Silverdale community center

  • May 20, 2016 at 4:28PM

SILVERDALE — A “hostage” will be rescued from the Silverdale Billie Eder Community Center as law enforcement officer and firefighters use the center for training purposes before the building is torn down.

Visit Kitsap Peninsula receives Port of Seattle tourism grant

  • May 19, 2016 at 3:31PM

Visit Kitsap Peninsula has received a $10,000 grant from the Port of Seattle to create an international portal to the organization’s website.

Visit Kitsap Peninsula receives Port of Seattle tourism grant

  • May 19, 2016 at 2:24PM

SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle announced nearly $100,000 in grants this week to support tourism across Washington, including $10,000 to Visit Kitsap Peninsula to create an international portal to the organization’s website.

Crisis recovery plans can help a business thrive

  • May 23, 2016 at 11:00AM

SILVERDALE — Having a plan to deal with a potential crisis is one way that businesses can not only survive challenging times, but thrive.

Court report: Man arrested on suspicion of DUI denied request for ‘unbiased’ blood test

  • May 22, 2016 at 8:00AM

A 28-year-old Bremerton man was charged with DUI after he hit his girlfriend and then drove a Jeep Cherokee near Gorst May 12. A state trooper contacted the man, who told the trooper he had two drinks did not want to go to jail on “some kind of technicality” and refused to take a field sobriety test and a breath test.

Boating fatalities dropped in 2015, Coast Guard says

  • May 21, 2016 at 8:00AM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics report that showed boating fatalities nationwide that year totaled 626, the third-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record.

Community briefs (May 20, 2016 edition)

  • May 20, 2016 at 12:00PM

Kitsap Business Forum presents ‘7 leadership styles that kill success’, Oliver, Olivia top names for Washington babies

Post-season pursuits

  • May 20, 2016 at 8:00AM

State title hopes alive for local teams, athletes; It is, perhaps, not editorializing to say this sports season will long be remembered and talked about.

Scholarships awarded to Armed Forces ambassadors

  • May 20, 2016 at 2:00PM

The 2016 ambassador finalists for the Armed Forces Festival have been named, including Andrea Hjorten and Katheryn Racca from Bremerton High School.

Mock CKHS car crash shows dangers of drinking and driving

  • May 19, 2016 at 10:55AM

SILVERDALE — A grim scene of two crashed cars and several injured and dying students was on display during a mock car crash at a Central Kitsap High School ball field May 17.

A celebration of our Armed Forces

  • May 20, 2016 at 12:00PM

Our lives are so intertwined that “Kitsap” and the “Armed Forces” are synonymous. And we are proud of our history together. As defense continues to evolve to meet future challenges, Kitsap will be a part of that evolution.

Annual parade marches in Bremerton May 21

  • May 20, 2016 at 5:00AM

Strap on your walking shoes and break out your hand-held American flags, because the 68th annual Armed Forces Day Parade marches through Bremerton at 10 a.m. May 21.

Affordable housing planned on Viking Avenue

  • May 17, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 2:05PM

Housing Kitsap and Sound West Group are looking at the feasibility of building affordable-rent apartments on south Viking Avenue

Run to Tahoma VII Celebration of Life scheduled for May 28

  • May 17, 2016 at 10:55AM

Six unclaimed, deceased veterans will be remembered and honored in ceremony and song at The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma VII Celebration of Life on May 28 during Memorial Day weekend, at the Kitsap County Administration Building plaza, 619 Division St., Port Orchard.

Klahowya advances to quarterfinals with 10-9 win over Inglemoor | Lacrosse

  • May 14, 2016 at 2:54PM

Klahowya’s Austin Keller scored the tie-making and tie-breaking goals in the last minute of the game to propel the Eagles past the Inglemoor Vikings 10-9 in the first-round playoff, May 13 at home.

Local teams in playoffs | Narrows League

  • May 13, 2016 at 8:00AM updated May 14, 2016 at 12:15AM

SILVERDALE — Klahowya won the Narrows/Olympic Conference lacrosse title, finishing the regular season at least two games ahead of Vashon.

Poulsbo Fish Park mural completed

  • May 5, 2016 at 2:00PM updated May 13, 2016 at 5:15PM

“You commissioned me to do you a ‘Big Mac and fries,’” said Mayo, referring to the City Council’s original request for the painting of a troll. “And I’ve given you a steak and fine wine.”

Get ready for a fun-filled weekend May 20-22 | Kitsap Weekly

  • May 13, 2016 at 5:07PM

Carnival rides, eating contests and horned helmets aside, Viking Fest is a celebration of cultural and historical significance to Norway’s descendants in Kitsap County. Viking Fest celebrates Norway’s Constitution Day — May 17, 1814 — when Norway declared itself an independent kingdom (it had been united with Denmark and, after the Napoleonic Wars, was trying to fend off being ceded to Sweden).

Changes for Poulsbo Marine Science Center

  • May 13, 2016 at 11:49AM

Western Washington University takes over responsibility on May 24

CKSD begins eminent domain action

  • May 13, 2016 at 10:54AM

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap School District gave notice in Kitsap County Superior Court May 9 that it has commenced an eminent domain action regarding a plot of land at the CK school campus.

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