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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.

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.

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

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.

U.S. Coast Guard launches new boating safety website

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety has officially launched its redesigned Boating Safety website to provide easier navigation for recreational boaters to locate the information they need.

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.

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?

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.

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.

COMMENTARY: Ensuring the continued prosperity of ports

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 12:00PM

As the USS Nimitz maneuvers into the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, employing thousands with its maintenance work that we are so proud of, and our Governor announces plans to address “slow the erosion of our shared prosperity,” I can’t help but think our ports and shipyards are where we should focus. I listened with dismay this past week in a joint work session of the Commerce and Labor and Trade and Economic Development committees as trade groups and shippers detailed the challenges facing our ports amidst the slow-down of volume as a result of a labor dispute.

Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council will meet Jan. 29 in Olympia

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 10:00AM

Discussions on how human wellbeing relates to Puget Sound recovery and what’s being done to save the region’s resident orca population are among the Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Council meeting topics this month.

Bremerton, Silverdale students earn spot on Dean’s lists

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

Arianna Joy Standley, of Bremerton, in the Hankamer School of Business, and Morgan Effie Hill, of Poulsbo, studying in the College of Arts and Sciences, are among of more than 3,200 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester.

Searchers respond to report of stunt plane down in Hood Canal

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 2:13PM

Rescue personnel are responding to multiple reports of a small plane crashing into the waters of Hood Canal between Seabeck in Kitsap County and Dabob Bay in Jefferson County.

Pumas Announce Pair Of Returnees

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 7:57PM

Jensen, Grosey back for 2015 season with Kitsap Pumas.

Detectives seek public's help in locating suspect in human trafficking

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 12:48PM

Two subjects already in custody, accomplice being sought

Silverdale artist among winners of Bremerton art show

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:35AM

The winners of over $9,000 in cash and purchase awards in the 2015 Collective Vision Gallery Show were announced at the Admiral Theatre Jan. 24.

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