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  • Feb 5, 2015 at 11:46AM

Afro-American achievement awards a success / Support paternity fraud bill

EPA applauds green Mariners

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency office in Seattle commended the Seattle Mariners baseball team for winning the “Setting an Example Award” at the Sustainability Leadership Awards hosted by Sustainable Seattle on Jan. 23.

Bremerton and Olympic grappler headed to sub-regionals in Port Angeles

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 12:29PM

Wrestlers from Bremerton and Olympic will compete in the Class 2A sub-regional tournament on Feb. 6-7 at Port Angeles High School.

Registration open for North Kitsap Lacrosse

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 12:37PM

North Kitsap Lacrosse is taking registration for its high school girls' program. The deadline for signing up to play is Friday, February 13 by 4 pm. The fee is $175 (plus tax) for the season.

Community briefs

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 12:17PM

Art classes, Tracyton Library fun, Kilmer to speak to Bremerton Chamber, Peninsula Wilderness Club, the Harlem Globetrotters and more.

Kitsap Transit saves $550,000 on fuel budget

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 12:21PM

Lower fuel prices than expected have wound up saving Kitsap Transit $550,000 last year. And fuel prices continue to fall for the public transportation authority, which uses a fleet of buses, vanpools and ferries to carry four million riders annually in Bremerton and Port Orchard area.

Babies to benefit with March of Dimes fundraiser kick-off Feb. 10

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

Kitsap County residents dedicated to giving babies a healthy start will kick-off an important fundraising season, the 2015 March for Babies, on Feb. 10.

Several high school seniors sign to continue athletics

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 3:26PM

Five high school seniors signed letters-of-intent during the national signing day Feb. 4. At Central Kitsap High School, Brion Anduze signed to play football with the University of Arizona, while teammate Eric Ledesma signed with Central Washington University.

Attorney General's lawsuit against Standard & Poor's leads to $21.5 million recovery for Washington state

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 5:00PM

Key credit-rating firm acknowledges role in financial crisis in one of state's largest consumer protection recoveries

Washington State Fair hosts “Oh Say Can You Sing” National Anthem contest

  • Feb 6, 2015 at 7:00AM

PUYALLUP – Imagine being selected to perform the national anthem on the iconic Washington State Fair grandstand stage before Keith Urban takes the stage, or even “Weird Al” Yankovic. Both individuals and groups who are Washington state residents can savor this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by entering the “Oh Say Can You Sing” contest, with video entries due by March 2.

Kitsap lawmakers' bill would require crisis intervention training statewide

  • Feb 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA – Legislation to require police officers to receive training on dealing with mentally ill people, called crisis intervention training, was introduced by two Kitsap County legislators recently, Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Kitsap County, and Rep. Sherry Appleton, D-Poulsbo.

U.S. Coast Guard Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety launches redesigned website

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 8:00AM

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.

Region’s population grows for third straight year

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

A strong economy is attracting more people to the Puget Sound region, continuing a pattern of accelerating population growth, according to data from the Puget Sound Regional Council.

Diary of a Snow Day: Crazy grocery shoppers and bored children

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 3:00PM

2 p.m. pre-storm: The school department cancels school 18 hours before the first bell would ring. This almost never happens. The kids haven’t even had a chance to go to bed with their pajamas on inside out. It’s like someone has spilled the beans about a surprise birthday party.

Candy donated to soldiers abroad

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 6:00PM

Over 10,000 people collected candy and other care package items during November and December to send to members of the U.S. military for the holidays.

Women of Achievement luncheon set for April 21

  • Feb 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

The YWCA of Kitsap County will be holding its 26th Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 at the Kitsap Convention Center in Bremerton.

Generational differences in the workplace topic of business forum

  • Feb 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Kitsap Business Forum will present “When Generations Collide: How to get 20-somethings and 50-somethings to play nice” on Feb. 10.

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.

Harrison, Regence could announce new agreement soon

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Feb 11, 2015 at 1:21PM

Thompson said Harrison and Regence are working on a joint press release that could possibly be released this week

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.

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.

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