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- Feb 15, 2015 at 12:00PM
In just one year–2014–34 lives were lost to suicide in Kitsap County alone. Already since Jan. 1 of this year, six more individuals have lost their lives to suicide in our community. If this continues, 2015 could see more deaths from suicide than any previous year in our County – but we can act to prevent this from happening.
- Feb 16, 2015 at 7:00AM
Visit Kitsap Peninsula will host its annual meeting on March 12, at the Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel.
- Feb 16, 2015 at 3:00PM
A former South Kitsap High School graduate has been hired as manager of the Election Division of the Kitsap County Auditor’s office.
- Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM
Washington State University Kitsap County 4-H youth and volunteers of the Green Fever Tractor 4-H Club, in cooperation with John Deere and Stihl Northwest, participated in an exploratory field trip to the John Deere Regional Distribution Center in Portland and the Stihl Northwest facility in Chehalis on Jan. 26.
- Feb 17, 2015 at 10:00PM updated Feb 18, 2015 at 11:41AM
Senior guard wanted to avenge past playoff loses against Warriors
- Feb 18, 2015 at 9:00AM
Prior to 2008, we had always lived in a metropolitan area. By “metropolitan area,” I mean somewhere with a Cheesecake Factory within driving distance.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 6:00AM
We congratulate CHI Franciscan Health and Regence BlueShield for coming to agreement on a new contract regarding reimbursements. The agreement brings Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners back into the Regence network, which means Regence members have access to all health care services at Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners at in-network rates.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 9:00AM
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.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 10:00AM
OLYMPIA – Grace Chun, a freshman at Central Kitsap High School, spent last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Chun was one of 12 students who served as Senate pages for the fourth week of the 2015 legislative session.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 10:51AM
Kitsap Public Health District has released their restaurant inspection scores for January 2015. (PDF document).
- Feb 19, 2015 at 11:52AM
Land-water interface and service pier extension draft Environmental Impact Statement available for public review and comment
- Feb 19, 2015 at 2:09PM
In Washington State, Kitsap County would be good places to avoid if you have a problem driving the speed limit, and a lot of people do.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00AM
A pre-trial hearing for Gabriel "Gabe" Gaeta is scheduled for April 3 at 1:30 p.m. according to the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office. A trial date has been set at June 1.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00AM
Kitsap County Public Works, Stormwater Division received full or partial funding totaling $4.5 million for five stormwater retrofit construction projects and one stream restoration project:
- Feb 20, 2015 at 11:00AM
In his State of the Union address, President Obama highlighted plunging gas prices. Ironic, since Obama has done everything in his power to curtail domestic oil production and drive up gas prices.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 12:36PM
Families say the driver told them he was in the U.S. military
- Feb 20, 2015 at 4:00PM
After 22 months of negotiations, four senators—two Republicans and two Democrats—have unveiled a $15 billion transportation package with an 11.7 cents-per-gallon gas tax increase at its revenue core.
- Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM
In the wake of last year’s highlight on police killings of black men throughout the United States and last week’s news of a white police officer from Seattle arresting a 70-year-old black man for carrying a golf club, the students of the African American and Caribbean Heritage Club of Olympic College met with Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan last week.
- Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00AM
BREMERTON - Kitsap County's taxable retail sales increased to $929 million for the third quarter of 2014 (July through September), up by 7.45 percent over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales in Kitsap, rose 5.73 percent to $481 million.
- Feb 23, 2015 at 3:00PM
Washington’s Centennial Time Capsule will be sealed for the next 25 years during a Feb. 22 ceremony at the State Capitol in which letters and artifacts collected last year will be added to the capsule.
- Feb 24, 2015 at 9:15AM
A Silverdale home improvement store suffered extensive fire damage to a storage room and smoke damage throughout the building after a fire broke out Feb. 23 at 10:47 p.m.
- Feb 24, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Mar 2, 2015 at 11:19AM
Four local teams — three girls and one boys — are still in the hunt for a state playoff berth as the regional tournaments get underway this weekend.
- Feb 24, 2015 at 10:00AM
I am not going to say this is a male trait, because between me and my husband, I am the one who doesn’t like to ask for directions. Maybe it is an introverted thing. I’d rather wander aimlessly through the hardware store aisles than ask for help, because then I might have to make conversation. Worse, I might get an overly helpful employee who wants to hand-deliver me to the correct place. Both instances strike fear and awkwardness in my heart.
- Feb 24, 2015 at 12:33PM
BREMERTON — The fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Base Kitsap on Feb. 25, marking the USS Bremerton's first visit to its namesake city in three years.
- Feb 18, 2015 at 5:21PM
Recently, my wife and I saw the new movie “Black or White,” which features Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. Although the movie focuses on the racial implications of raising a child of a different race than yourself, it also calls attention to one of the biggest and growing challenges of our day: grandparents raising grandchildren.