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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.

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.

Iggy Azalea, 'Weird Al' to play at state fair

  • May 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

PUYALLUP – A wide array of artists are scheduled to perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup in September.

Manette family finds urban living and chickens mix well

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Hidden away within many tranquil Bremerton back yards, you may be surprised to learn that a there is a thriving community of urban chickens and dedicated owners.

Survey finds 62 percent of students have high commitment to school

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

Recently released results show a connection between a student’s commitment to school, risky behaviors and academic performance

Help kids with Children’s Hospital Purchase a Miracle program

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:06AM

This month through June 15 is the Children’s Hospital Purchase a Miracle Program. Seattle Children’s Guild members from all over the region have tagged certain products with the Purchase a Miracle label. Participating stores donate money to Children’s when you purchase these sponsoring products.

New infield meant to boost safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:49PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Unpredictable infield ball hops will be less of a problem after volunteers and county workers replaced the infield mix on field No. 1 at the Gene Lobe Fields at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds this week.

BASEBALL: Central Kitsap Cougars capture district title

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:00AM

AUBURN — Andrew Thoresen and Collin Palau threw a combined four-hit shutout to lead Central Kitsap to a Class 3A West Central District/Southwest Bi-District Tournament championship with a 2-0 victory May 16 at Auburn Mountainview.

Bremerton marijuana store passes sale-to-minors compliance check

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:01PM

Four of 22 area recreational marijuana stores sold to minors in compliance check

Senators call for permanent director to oversee pipeline and crude-by-rail safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:42PM

Agency responsible for protecting communities and the environment has been without permanent leadership since October

Kitsap Bank's parent company reports solid first quarter earnings

  • May 21, 2015 at 1:33PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank, reported net income of $1.7 million for the quarter ending March 31, a gain of 11 percent over the same period one year ago.

NBK is a 'growth industry,' Zwolfer says

  • May 22, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 10:18AM

CENTRAL KITSAP –In an era of shrinking military budgets, Naval Base Kitsap is a growth area. That's what Capt. Thomas Zwolfer, commanding officer for NBK, told attendees at a Bremerton Chamber of Commerce meeting May 19.

Sarah Smiley: Thoughtful and conscientious son a teenage success story

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

Two years ago, my memoir, "Dinner with the Smileys," exposed with painful transparency my difficulty raising a pre-teen boy. I held nothing back when I wrote about Ford's attitude, his tendency to slam his bedroom door, and all the ways he broke my heart — over and over again.

Three women honored with Silver Plate Awards

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

KITSAP COUNTY — They have all given hours and hours to help others. They all consider volunteering something that’s an important part of their lives. And they’re all in the senior years of their lives.

2014 had second-lowest recreational boating fatalities on record, USCG says

  • May 22, 2015 at 1:00PM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard recently released its 2014 Recreational Boating Statistics, revealing boating fatalities that year totaled 610, the second-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record.

Memorial Day: Pause and remember those who gave their lives

  • May 24, 2015 at 12:00PM

This Memorial Day, honor guards will snap to attention as flags ripple in the breeze. Amid the green lawns and bright flowers of cemeteries throughout the state, lone buglers and mournful pipers will evoke a heartfelt tear.

WSP swears in local troopers

  • May 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

OLYMPIA — Thirty-two Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen May 13.

Olympic HS grad serving aboard USS Texas attack submarine

  • May 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII – A 2009 Olympic High School graduate and Bremerton native is part of a select crew, protecting and defending America aboard the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Texas.

Daytime SR 305 closures occur this weekend for Agate Pass Bridge repairs

  • May 26, 2015 at 12:35PM

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – This weekend, traffic will be reduced to one lane across the SR 305 Agate Pass Bridge during daytime hours.

Women's business group meets in Port Orchard

  • May 26, 2015 at 12:16PM

Facilitator Laura Moran will speak about "Speed Relationship Building" during the Alliance of Women-Owned Businesses' Women Owned Nights monthly meeting May 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Puerto Vallarta, 1599 SE Lund Ave., Port Orchard.

Cottonwood Elementary teacher retires after 37 years

  • May 28, 2015 at 11:06AM

BREMERTON — On May 21, Cottonwood Elementary had an exercise in controlled, at times unbridled, chaos. Pre-teens in pink shirts and bright helmets whirled across the gymnasium floor on unicycles; some riding high enough to dunk a basketball, some low enough to scrape their shoes on the hardwood.

Victoria's Secret PINK store to open at Kitsap Mall May 30

  • May 28, 2015 at 1:06PM

SILVERDALE – Silverdale’s first PINK store –– a brand of Victoria's Secret marketed for girls and women ages 15-22 –– will host its grand opening at Kitsap Mall May 30 at 9:45 a.m.

Group near goal to purchase 25 acres near Illahee

  • May 28, 2015 at 1:00PM

KITSAP – A non-profit group that hopes to purchase 36 acres of pristine forested land on the southeast border of the Illahee Preserve said it had 90 percent of the $767,000 it needs to purchase the first 25 acres.

‘Thanking the troops’ didn’t happen for shunned Vietnam vets

  • May 28, 2015 at 4:00PM

Today’s military homecomings are grand events. They are celebrated in person and then again on videos shared on social media and the Internet. They receive positive attention on national television. Troops are greeted at airports with handshakes and, sometimes, prepaid calling cards to get in touch with loved ones.

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