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Question: Is mom always the anchor of the family?

  • May 9, 2015 at 7:00AM

While at a stop light the other day, I watched a young mother walk her toddler son to the other side of the street. Although the mother walked swiftly and purposefully, her son skipped and galloped beside her, sometimes in front, sometimes behind her, and all while holding her hand.

The Petri Dish: State Auditor gets erased

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:00AM

It took 207 days of campaigning through two elections in 2012 for Troy Xavier Kelley to secure the job as Washington's state auditor.

Program makes it easy to recycle electronics

  • May 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

SEATTLE – A new program makes it easy to get rid of your old, unwanted electronic devices. Just stuff them into an old refrigerator you also don't want.

Kitsap prosecuting attorney posts annual report

  • May 11, 2015 at 11:53AM

The report shows criminal referral activity, general adult and drug unit activity, court referral comparisons by year, DUI referrals and more.

Terrorism threat level raised at NBK

  • May 14, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM

BREMERTON — If lines to enter Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) have seemed a little long than usual lately, there’s a reason. On May 7, the Department of Defense raised the terrorism threat level to Force Protection Condition Level Bravo, the third level of a five tier scale. It’s defined as “An increased and predictable threat of terrorism.”

(Revised dates) Repairs require SR 305 Agate Pass Bridge lane closures May 30-31

  • May 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated May 15, 2015 at 3:29PM

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Motorists are advised to expect delays on State Route 305 May 30-31 while crews repair damaged pedestrian railing on the Agate Pass Bridge north of Bainbridge Island.

Olympic’s McGee, Monzon star at Olympic League Championship Meet

  • May 14, 2015 at 11:49AM

North Kitsap dominated the Olympic League Championship Meet on its home course, but Olympic was not far behind.

Special needs kids get a kick out of Corey’s Day

  • May 14, 2015 at 11:31AM

Around 1,100 special needs children enjoy annual ‘Day at the Farm’ event at Kitsap County Fairgrounds

Noah and Emma top list of popular baby names of 2014

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:00PM

Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names for 2014. Emma returns to the top spot she held in 2008 and hangs out in first place with Noah. There are a few new names in the top 10 this year - James (a former No. 1 from the ‘40s and ‘50s) on the blue side and Charlotte on the pink side, her first time ever in the top 10.

US Coast Guard to release boating safety app

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:35PM

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety App May 16 as the kickoff to this year's National Safe Boating Week.

The Petri Dish: Amended carbon bill could reimburse polluters

  • May 14, 2015 at 2:24PM

Cap-and-trade seemed dead and buried among the year’s fallen legislative ideas — until it wasn’t this week.

Kitsap Bank to acquire Fife Commercial Bank

  • May 14, 2015 at 3:47PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, parent company for Kitsap Bank, announced May 13 that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Puget Sound Financial Services and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fife Commercial Bank.

Ferry fares to be discussed at State Transportation Commission meeting May 19-20

  • May 14, 2015 at 5:34PM

OLYMPIA – Transportation trends in the Central Puget Sound area, where 3.8 million residents make up more than half the state’s entire population, will be among the topics of discussion when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets next week in Olympia. The commission also will talk about possible changes to ferry fares and policies.

All three CK high schools ranked highly for college preparation

  • May 14, 2015 at 5:53PM

Central Kitsap High School, Klahowya Secondary School and Olympic High School each earned spots on the prestigious 'America’s Most Challenging High Schools' list

Editorial: Get to know the 2015 candidates

  • May 14, 2015 at 6:00PM

It's candidate filing week, and on the first day 50 candidates had filed to run for positions on city councils, school boards, fire district commissions, park district commissions, port commissions, and utility district boards across Kitsap County.

Armed Forces Day Ambassadors

  • May 14, 2015 at 7:00PM

Armed Forces Day Ambassadors for Bremerton’s 67th Annual Armed Forces Festival, honoring our friends and family serving in the military are, from left ...

Washington named the most bike friendly state for eighth straight year

  • May 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

OLYMPIA – When it comes to bicycle education, advocacy, planning, policy and programs, Washington state still leads the pack. For the eighth consecutive year, the League of American Bicyclists has named Washington the top ranked “Bicycle Friendly State.”

Final hearing on Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rates in Gig Harbor, May 20

  • May 15, 2015 at 10:00AM

OLYMPIA – Those interested in the toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will have one more opportunity to comment. The Washington State Transportation Commission will hold a final hearing on its rate increase proposal on Wednesday, May 20, in Gig Harbor.

Community briefs (May 15, 2015 edition)

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Ladies’ Night Out; CK Fire and Rescue Kids’ Day June 6; NBK’s Capt. Zwolfer to speak May 19

Silverdale Rotary spells 'kathak,' wins spelling bee

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Once again this year, the Silverdale Rotary Team "We BEE Ducks" won first place, thanks to the efforts of Mike Gass and Ed Hamilton. They spelled correctly the word "kathak" after 13 rounds of competition.

Improperly discarded cigarettes cause East Bremerton fire

  • May 15, 2015 at 4:16PM

A bucket of burning butts set next to the wall of a home entrance led to a late-night/early-morning fire in East Bremerton May 14-15.

Pheasant Fields Farms added to mentor program

  • May 16, 2015 at 10:00AM

SILVERDALE – Starting in the summer of 2015, Pheasant Fields Farms will be a participant in the Cultivating Success Farmer Mentor program, an on-farm internship program that allows students to work one-on-one with an experienced farmer mentor. There are currently 13 farmer mentors throughout Washington State and this is the first time a Kitsap County farm has been enrolled in the program.

Outstanding junior officers from Kitsap area honored

  • Jun 8, 2015 at 12:00PM

BREMERTON – Four junior officers from the Kitsap area were honored by the Kitsap Chapter of Military Officers Association of America on May 15 continuing an almost 40-year tradition.

Gaeta trial pushed back to January

  • Jun 8, 2015 at 1:30PM

The trial date for Gabriel Z. Gaeta has been set for Jan. 11, 2016 at 9 a.m., according to a document from the Superior Court of Washington County of Kitsap.

Sarah Smiley: What the books don’t tell you about teenage boys

  • May 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

There isn’t much cuter than a small boy with pudgy hands and wispy hair. One of motherhood’s greatest rewards is the love of a little boy. And then they become teenagers.

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