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Mini monsoon

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 27, 2015 at 1:49PM

Attendees at the Whaling Days festival in Silverdale take shelter at Waterfront Park as heavy rain falls July 26.

'Breakfast at Sally's' author speaks at library

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 1:46PM

BREMERTON — Growing up in rural Ohio, Richard LeMieux didn’t see a homeless person until he was 9 years old when his father took him to Cleveland to see the Indians play Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees. As they approached Cleveland Stadium, a man sitting on a bench wearing an old coat and hat stopped them to chat. They came to learn he slept under the eaves of the stadium at night because no one bothered him there. He asked LeMieux’s father if he could help.

‘Different’ biotoxin closes Liberty Bay for shellfish harvesting

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 9:11AM

Liberty Bay is closed to shellfish harvesting because of a biotoxin that's "a little different," said Karen McKay Bevers, spokeswoman for the Kitsap Public Health District.

Trips on a Tank: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 4:45PM

One tank of gas will get you to and from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Olympic Peninsula. And, if you don’t mind some visitors, the lighthouse at the end of the spit can be all yours.

Celebrate America’s first muscle car: Mustangs on the Waterfront July 26 | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 4:33PM

When folks think “Mustang,” most don’t envision the equine variety — the kind with, you know, four long legs and hooves. They’re thinking about a four-on-the-floor kick of automotive power combined with unequalled revolutionary styling. It’s a car that, like a first love, can’t easily be forgotten.

‘Carmen’: Dawn Padula and Kitsap Opera bring a tempestuous character to life | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 4:22PM

The student theater at Olympic College in Bremerton was bustling with activity over the weekend as dozens of actors, directors and a pianist rehearsed their roles for an upcoming Kitsap Opera production of “Carmen.”

Donors pledge $400K in matching funds to Children of the Nations

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 4:13PM

To commemorate the organization’s 20th anniversary, a group of donors has pledged to match up to $400,000 of donations given to the organization by Aug. 31. The funds from this “$400K Challenge” will be used to meet the needs of impoverished children in Africa and the Caribbean by providing food, education, medical care and more.

Butterfly Ball will raise money for crisis nursery | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 4:09PM

Kaelyn Serene Bray was born on Aug. 2, 2006. She died on March 1, 2010, three days after being severely beaten by her mother’s boyfriend. In her memory, The Dandelion Foundation is presenting the third annual Butterfly Ball 5-9 p.m. Aug. 2 at Gold Mountain Golf & Country Club, 7263 W. Belfair Valley Road, Bremerton.

Community briefs (July 24, 2015)

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Barbershop, Eagles team up to help students, Whaling Days July 24-26, ‘Breakfast at Sally’s’ author to speak, Solar power workshop set for Aug. 6

New legislation concerning alcohol and marijuana becomes effective

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 2:46PM

Several new alcohol and marijuana related laws became effective today. Among the new laws is a section of Senate Bill 5052, the Cannabis Patient Protection Act, which changes the name of the former Liquor Control Board.

Stennis crew scores 88 percent on inspection survey

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 11:06AM

NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND – USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) successfully completed its Board of Inspection and Survey – or "INSURV" – evaluation, July 23.

Man with rifle and shotgun says he’ll protect Navy, Army and Marines

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 1:54PM

SILVERDALE – A man armed with a rifle and a shotgun who decided to sit outside military recruiting stations near Bucklin Hill Road July 20 was asked by law enforcement officers to keep the weapons out of sight.

Casualty drill

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

PHILIPPINE SEA – Navy Cmdr. Harlon Dorey, from Bremerton, discusses patient handling on board hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a mass casualty drill as part of Pacific Partnership 2015.

Prevent heatstroke in children and pets by looking before locking vehicles

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

PORT ORCHARD – Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of motor vehicle crashes. That’s why the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has joined with the National Sheriffs’ Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to help reduce these deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke and leaving children in hot vehicles.

My Turn: Chinese wine may soon compete with Washington’s

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 9:00AM

There was a time when wine connoisseurs looked with distain on wines produced in the United States. Then, when California wines gained popularity, those made in Washington were viewed with skepticism. Wines fermented in Chile, Argentina and Australia were dismissed for years before finally being stocked on store shelves.

Sarah Smiley: What PG-13 movies teach us about comforting characters

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 12:00PM

Through some odd twist of circumstances, Ford, my oldest son, and I were the only ones home for the night. This almost never happens, and now that Ford is almost 15, I decided we should watch a movie – a PG-13 movie – that we normally could not when Ford’s younger brothers are around.

Four tax advisory votes will be on the statewide ballot this fall

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 11:41AM

The votes, which are nonbinding, provide an opportunity for voters to express their support or opposition to revenue provisions in bills that passed in the recent legislative sessions.

Meet Michael Chamberlain and the Kitsap Pumas

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

Hawaii to Portland to Bremerton. This is the road travelled thus far in Michael Chamberlain’s soccer career. After growing up on the island of Kauai, Chamberlain went to college at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon before moving to Bremerton where he plays for the Kitsap Pumas. “Soccer is always what I’ve wanted to do,” he said. “I was always drawn to the sport and still find myself dribbling rocks or juggling [a ball] in my spare time.”

A way to honor our World War II veterans

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

“It is my earnest hope and indeed the hope of all mankind that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past.” — Gen. Douglas MacArthur, supreme commander of the Allied Forces, Sept. 2, 1945.

Have a ‘whale’ of a good time at Whaling Days

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 10:35AM

SILVERDALE – The Whaling Days festival will be held at Silverdale Waterfront park From July 24-26. Throughout the weekend there will be carnival rides, a beer and wine garden, local music and family oriented events.

Silverdale Way too bumpy for some

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 12:00PM

Grinding up old road and laying down new layer of asphalt could smooth key road

Dick’s Sporting Goods to open at Kitsap Mall next summer

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 11:04AM

H&M, Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Qdoba plan grand openings this Fall

Sheriff's office located missing Alzheimer's patient

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Jul 22, 2015 at 7:50AM

Jesus Calma Alina, 75, left his residence on foot early Tuesday morning.

THC level for driver in crash that killed three teens was below legal limit

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 5:00PM updated at 7:30PM

The driver of a Toyota Corolla that crashed on Seabeck-Holly Road NW on Jan. 11, killing three young passengers, was not under the influence of marijuana at the time of the wreck, Kitsap Sheriff's Office Deputy Scott Wilson said.

KPUD seeks input on where to expand Internet

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jul 21, 2015 at 10:37AM

For the past year, residents of Kitsap County have been informally requesting the Kitsap Public Utility District explore whether the PUD could extend its high capacity fiber network to residences in the county.

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