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Public input sought on proposed Tacoma Narrows Bridge rates

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — Toll customers and other interested persons will have a number of opportunities to comment on the Washington State Transportation Commission's toll rate proposal for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Local Girl Scout collecting books for school in Sierra Leone

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Martha Rabura, a junior at Kingston High School and candidate for the highest rank in Girl Scouts, is starting a library at Mallory Jansen Memorial School in Banta, Sierra Leone.

Senior Life 101: It's important to stay physically fit during senior years- Part 1

  • Mar 29, 2015 at 7:00AM

Many years ago (the mid-1980s) when our oldest daughter was in her senior year at Boise State, she was invited to conduct a senior physical fitness program for the local YWCA. With a double major in Physical Education and Gerontology, she was uniquely qualified to provide such a program.

Olympic College among top 10 best community colleges in nation

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 10:00AM

POULSBO — Olympic College didn’t win the money, but it sure won bragging rights. Every other year, the Aspen Institute picks 150 community colleges in the nation to consider for its prestigious Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The 2015 award is only its third, but twice OC has been asked to apply for the honor.

'U Drive. U Text. U Pay.' campaign beginning in April

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 11:08AM

OLYMPIA – For the second year in a row, more than 100 law enforcement agencies in Washington State will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of the national distracted driving enforcement campaign.

Bond on board - Pumas sign their very own '007'

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 12:33PM

The Kitsap Pumas signed their very own 007 this month when they added outside back Jake Bond to their roster. He is not related to James Bond -- but he is just as 'lethal' on the field with a license to thrill.

Sheriff's office working to ID and locate homicide suspect

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 3:09PM

22-year-old victim has been interviewed by detectives

Kitsap County launches text-to-911 service

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 3:24PM

Kitsap 911 (CENCOM) announced March 31 that it has begun accepting text-to-911 service. Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customers in Kitsap County can now send a text message to 911 in an emergency.

Sports briefs

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 10:55AM

OHS baseball team selling Mariner tickets; Crosspoint duo named honorable mention and more

Community briefs (April 3, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 11:02AM

Easter egg hunts, AARP Smart Driver course, Bonsai Club hosts former Pacific Rim curator and more

NBK trains in Sinclair Inlet

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 11:08AM

BREMERTON – Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) held successful training exercises in Sinclair Inlet between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Friday, March 27.

CHI Franciscan Health, UnitedHealthcare renew network relationship

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:23PM

UnitedHealthcare plan participants have continued, uninterrupted access to CHI Franciscan hospitals, ancillary facilities and physicians

The Petri Dish: Do voters really want smaller class sizes?

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:06PM

Five months ago voters said they wanted smaller classes in Washington public schools. Seven months from now lawmakers want to ask them 'Did you really mean it?'

Kaden Lum remembered as a '12,' full of life

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Apr 3, 2015 at 2:13PM

POULSBO — His life was short, but those who knew 2-year-old Kaden Lum say his impact will be longfelt. “He was a very active and outgoing child,” said Don Jones, Kaden’s great-grandfather. “He loved life.”

Kitsap Regional Library introduces new logo, branding

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 1:21PM

For more than 100 years in Kitsap County, the public library has been a place that transforms lives. Kitsap Regional Library is announcing a transformation of our own as it unveils a new brand.

Librarian recognized for teaching tech to teens

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

Seth Ciotti, teen services librarian for Kitsap Regional Library based at Sylvan Way, has been recognized by the national publication, Library Journal, as one of its industry "Movers & Shakers" for 2015.

Kitsap County files civil suit to enforce shooting range ordinance

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County filed an action March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court requesting an injunction against Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club for failing to obtain a required operational range permit. In September 2014, Kitsap County Commissioners passed Ordinance 515-2014, which became effective December 22, 2014, establishing a requirement that outdoor shooting ranges obtain an operating permit.

Protesters aim to stop retail sale of 'puppy mill' puppies

  • Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00AM

Around 23 people gathered outside a Silverdale pet and feed store on March 28 to protest the sale of what they said were "puppy mill" puppies.

My turn: Showdown in Seattle over city's minimum wage law

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Ever since the $15 wage proposal was narrowly approved by City of SeaTac voters, municipal leaders in neighboring Seattle have pushed to impose the same edict.

Brownsville school principal kisses goat 21 times for charity

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Before a crowd of hundreds of children in the Brownsville Elementary gymnasium on March 31, school Principal Toby Tebo kissed a goat 21 times as part of a fundraiser for children in Kenya.

When the pursuit is the reward

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

I was not a straight-A student in high school. Maybe that’s why I can tell you this story. Society only seems to accept success stories from people who have failed first. Except, I never truly failed. I just didn’t try that hard to succeed.

West Hills Honda earns Honda’s President’s Award

  • Apr 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON – West Hills Honda is among the recipients of its prestigious Honda President’s Award for 2014, according to American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Eggcited about egg hunting

  • Apr 6, 2015 at 4:03PM

Malaya Whitlock, 5, left, and Kamani Williams, 4, right, both of Bremerton, hunt for plastic Easter eggs at Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center in Central Kitsap on Saturday, April 4. They were two of the several children who scurried outside KTAC's grounds to search for the hidden eggs as friends and family members watched.

Working across the aisle gives bills a better chance

  • Apr 7, 2015 at 8:00AM

Before I was elected, I knew the most successful legislation was that which is worked on with people on both sides of the aisle, and vetted with those affected the most. That's why – in my first three months in office – all of the bills I've worked on have received bipartisan support.

Library hosts action-oriented book discussion group

  • Apr 7, 2015 at 11:00AM

Kitsap Regional Library has just begun a new book discussion series aimed at serving people who want to do more than just read and discuss. This book group is about action.

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