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Attorney General proposes increase in smoking age from 18 to 21

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 8:59AM

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Jan. 21 a bill that would make the state the first to raise the legal age for purchasing and possessing tobacco and vapor products to 21.

Celebration commemorates MLK Jr.

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:46AM

Over 300 people gathered to reflect on the life, work and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 21st annual Kitsap County MLK Jr. Day Celebration at the county fairgrounds.

Friends library book sales set

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

Come fill a bag with books and read all winter long. Bags will be furnished.

Red Tag sale set at galley

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

The show opens this Friday at 11 a.m. on the First Friday art walk

Olympic College cutting soccer programs

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 12:24PM

There is no longer a community college soccer program in Kitsap County. Olympic College cut its men's and women's soccer programs.

Washington tech leaders to Cantwell: Net neutrality is key to innovation economy

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 12:35PM

SEATTLE -- U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) heard from leaders in the Puget Sound tech economy who called for strong rules to preserve "net neutrality" and the innovation economy that depends on it. Representatives from Seattle companies such as Moz, Cheezburger, Inc., Strange Loop Games, and Porch, highlighted concerns about how a two-tiered Internet could create higher costs for startups and consumers.

Six $1,125 aviation scholarships available

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 12:55PM

Cascade Warbirds, an organization that promotes the restoration, preservation, operation and public display of historically significant military aircraft, is offering scholarships for private pilot ground school with introductory flights to inspire young people to become the aviation pioneers of tomorrow.

Kitsap County man jailed for hit and run

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Driver of suspect vehicle previously served time in prison for criminal vehicular homicide.

Community briefs

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 3:32PM

Real estate training, dam movie, parks and rec meeting, Silverdale Wellness grand opening and more.

East Bremerton burglary suspect sought by Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 7:15PM

A man who tried to force his way into an East Bremerton home while brandishing a firearm Wednesday night is being sought by Kitsap County Sheriff’s patrol deputies and detectives.

Attorney General seeks to outlaw malicious ticket bots

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 10:00AM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has proposed legislation with bipartisan support to outlaw “ticket bot” software used to inflate online ticket prices, often by four times or more their face value.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Peninsula College's pressure too much for Olympic

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 10:56AM

Besides diamonds, pressure also creates transition baskets. The Peninsula women's basketball team's 1-2-2 zone press defense hounded Olympic into 29 turnovers as the Pirates (4-0, 10-4) steadily pulled away for an 87-63 victory Wednesday.

Fire department rescues carbon monoxide victim

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 12:00PM

KITSAP COUNTY – On Jan. 15 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue crews responded to a carbon monoxide incident at a single family home. Upon arrival crews could hear a generator running from inside the house. The occupant was able to answer the door and firefighters measured high levels of carbon monoxide inside the residence.

Severe Weather Shelters open New Year's Eve and Jan. 1

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 12:57PM

The severe weather shelters will serve all citizens in our area who require safe overnight refuge where none is available

Sarah Smiley: In Praise of Knitting

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 12:00PM

A year ago I was struggling with a major episode of anxiety and depression. I've dealt with both my whole my life, and I've used various things, some healthier than others, to cope. Last year, however, when my despair seemingly came out of nowhere, I felt like I had drained all my coping skills. What could I possibly do to help this time?

Level three sex offender notice

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Bremerton Police Department released a statement today notifying the community of a level three sex offender living in Bremerton.

Sculpting tiny trees into works of art is the goal of Bonsai Club

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 2:33PM

Mark Stephens said he dabbles in bonsai. He’s been doing it for 25 years, but he only dabbles. Stephens, 56, sits before a juniper bonsai tree, or “shimpaku.” It’s jagged and unkempt, the result of a season spent shaded by a wisteria plant

Navy League Council welcomes Sound Publishing as community affiliate

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council of the Navy League of the United States (NLUS) recently welcomed Sound Publishing as a Community Affiliate during their January 13th luncheon held at the Bangor Plaza on Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.

Teen driver pleads guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 4:14PM

Driver of crash that killed three will not be charged as an adult, but faces 45-108 weeks of incarceration

Kilmer reintroduces bills to address health and discrimination issues facing veterans

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

Legislation comes the same week Kilmer hosted a Tacoma veteran for the State of the Union address.

Buffalo Wild Wings to employ 150

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

New restaurant opens Feb. 9; Free wings for a year to first 100 guests

Underage viticulture students may get sipping privileges

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — Lawmakers are considering legislation to allow university students between ages 18 and 21 to taste alcohol in the classroom.

New commander named at Puget Sound shipyard

  • Jan 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

The U.S. Navy has announced that Capt. Howard B. Markle II will relieve Capt. Stephen F. Williamson to become the 49th commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in July 2015.

2014: A year in review

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Jan 22, 2015 at 4:27PM

Elections, Jenise Wright, hospital changes and road work among top stories of 2014

People in the news in 2014 … Where are they now?

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

Many times we write about people because they have some connection to a news story. But after the news passes, we seem to forget them. Today, we’re checking in with some of the newsmakers from the past year to see how they are coping with the losses or celebrating the successes of the incidents that got them in the news in the first place.

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