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CK Schools capital projects bond proposal could be reduced by $10 million

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:11PM

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.

CKSD sixth graders to move to middle schools next year

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 12:20PM

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.

Rep. Kilmer to host telephone 'town hall' Dec. 2

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Nov 25, 2015 at 11:11AM

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.

Severe weather shelters will be open night of Nov. 24

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 2:03PM

KITSAP – Due to below freezing temperatures at night, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management will activate the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan.

Sarah Smiley: In defense of not-so-smooth husbands

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

This weekend I danced in the local Dancing for the Stars charity event. My husband, who was in the audience with my three sons, didn't bring flowers, and it sort of made me fall in love with him all over again. No, you didn't read that incorrectly.

Clothing retailer H&M to open at Kitsap Mall Dec. 17

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 10:33AM

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.

Shopping locally makes a difference locally

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

If there’s one enduring lesson of the Great Recession of the last decade, it is how important we are to each other. A community is like a ship at sea; in the stormiest economic times, we can count only on each other to get through it. We sail or sink together.

Silverdale Harrison project aiming for 2019 opening

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 5:15PM

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.

Belfair man killed in four-vehicle Gorst crash

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 4:33PM

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.

$220 million sought for major CK schools upgrade

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Nov 20, 2015 at 5:34PM

Plan calls for new CK high school and middle school, upgrades to Olympic and Klahowya

A view of CKSD's phase II school upgrade plans

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 3:02PM

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.

Community briefs (Nov. 20, 2015 edition)

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 1:13PM

'Nutcracker' set for Nov. 28-29, Skating Through Time Ice Show, Local Program Delivers Holiday Spirit to Area Seniors

The Petri Dish: State Democrats are complacent

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 8:00AM

There’s never been a figure in Washington politics quite like Frank Chopp.

Sarah Smiley: Week three of Lindell's dramatic loose-tooth watch

  • Nov 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

There are two types of kids: those who eagerly rip out each loose tooth, even before its time, and those who let loose teeth live in their mouth until the skin attaching them to the gums mostly shrivels up. The crown is left spinning on its axis with each thrust of the tongue or even the slightest breath, and every father everywhere is compelled to ask, "Want me to tie a string around that thing?"

Editorial: Restore land, water conservation fund

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 1:07PM

The Land and Water Conservation Fund expired at the end of September when Congress failed to reauthorize the program.

Motorcyclist injured after being struck by alleged drunk driver

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 10:43AM

BREMERTON – A 58-year-old Port Orchard man was injured after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a another motorist Nov. 19.

Tis the season: Community strives to ensure no stomach goes unfilled, no need goes unmet | Kitsap Weekly

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 4:14PM

As temperatures get colder and nights grow longer, Kitsap residents are not only looking forward to holiday festivities, but also ensuring they’ve got each others’ backs.

Haselwood Auto Group to acquire Parr Auto Group

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 11:19AM

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.

Motorist killed in Gorst crash

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 9:59AM

GORST – One person was killed in a four-vehicle traffic collision on eastbound State Route 16 Nov. 19.

PSE working to restore power to Kitsap customers

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:06PM

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.

Downed trees force several road closures | Updated

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 4:34PM

KITSAP – The wet, windy weather today has shut down several roads across the area.

Local Firefighters to provide 'Coats For Kids'

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:43AM

CENTRAL KITSAP - On Nov. 18 there will be three classes of local second graders feeling a whole lot warmer.

School levy, hospital topics at CK Community Council

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 12:34PM

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.

New Deputy Fire Chief to be sworn in

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:35AM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue's new deputy fire chief, John Oliver, will be sworn in Nov. 23.

Opioid epidemic continues in Washington

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:29AM

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.

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