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USS Nimitz arrives in Bremerton, finally, for repair

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

After a weeklong delay, the USS Nimitz finally docked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton.

YWCA of Kitsap County selects new executive director

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 10:00AM

The board of directors of the YWCA Kitsap County is pleased to announce the selection of Denise Frey as its new executive director.

Salmon in the Classroom needs volunteers, lists field trip schedule

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 11:49AM

The Salmon in the Classroom program at Clear Creek in Silverdale needs volunteers to staff field stations at the elementary school salmon release field trips in March. Volunteers will be trained for each of the four stations that students rotate through at the field trip including water quality, stream bugs, tree planting, and salmon release.

Local basketball teams begin trek to state tournaments.

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:49PM

District and league tournaments tipoff this week for local Class 3A, 2A, 1A and 1B teams looking to reach their respective state tournaments.

K-12: Expensive focus of 2015 legislative debates

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00PM

OLYMPIA — Washington’s lawmakers have opened this year’s legislative session amid predictions of a long and contentious debate focused on budget and tax votes for the K-12 education system.

Rep. Drew MacEwen to host telephone town hall

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 3:00PM

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, will host a telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 9 from 6-7 p.m. He invites all 35th Legislative District residents to join him for an hour-long telephone town hall to discuss state legislative issues.

First Federal announces new commercial lender in Silverdale

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 6:00PM

First Federal is pleased to announce Adam Finfer has accepted the position of Commercial Relationship Manager at the Silverdale branch on Bucklin Hill Road.

WRESTLING | Locals dual for heavyweight title at Matman Classic

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 11:21PM

DeWalt falls against Central Kitsap’s Johnson in 4:49 minutes

Office hours at county’s Port Orchard campus changing

  • Jan 18, 2015 at 9:00AM

PORT ORCHARD—Kitsap County commissioners approved revised hours that went info effect Jan. 5 for county departments in Port Orchard.

Hundreds of homeless attend resource fair

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 10:00AM

Six hundred local low-income and homeless residents attended the Project Connect at the Sheridan Park Community Center on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Sheldon bill aims to reduce legal-defense costs for taxpayers

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 12:19PM

Senate Bill 5232 tackles one of the fastest-rising costs for county governments — the cost of providing legal defense to indigent defendants who cannot afford a lawyer.

Three injured in crash near Fairgrounds

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 1:46PM

Three Bremerton residents were injured in a three-vehicle crash on State Route 303 near the Fairgrounds Road intersection on Feb. 9 at 3:46 p.m.

Puma soccer team tryouts Feb. 14-15.

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 1:22PM

Invitational tryouts for the 2015 Puma soccer season will be held Feb. 14-15 at Gordon Field. Tryouts on Saturday are from 9-12 and 1:30-5 p.m.

Who needs a periscope?

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 1:41PM

Crew members of the Blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) man the bridge as the ship pulls into Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

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.

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.

Jan Angel: Fix it before you fund it

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 9:00AM

Did you know that 30 percent of the transportation budget is taken up by cost overruns? From Bertha stuck under Seattle to the cracked pontoons for the new 520 bridge to ferry construction issues, we’ve seen major problems and cost overruns on the state’s major projects, creating hundreds of millions in additional money required to finish these projects. Despite this, legislators here are moving forward on proposals to increase the gas tax by as much at 12.5 cents per gallon.

Bill aims to reduce legal-defense costs for taxpayers

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 11:00AM

Senate Bill 5232 tackles one of the fastest-rising costs for county governments — the cost of providing legal defense to indigent defendants who cannot afford a lawyer.

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.

Babies to benefit with March of Dimes fundraiser

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 11:00AM

"Our mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature births and infant mortality," said Jackie Koopman, community director for March of Dimes. She was one of several people gathered at Harrison Medical Center's Silverdale campus on Feb. 10 during a "kick-off" for the fundraising season.

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.

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.

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.

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

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