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County secures lower interest rate on bonds

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:08PM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County recently closed two debt transactions with interest rates lower than anticipated. The Sewer Utility Fund issued $17,360,000 worth of bonds at a true interest cost of 2.14 percent.

SPORTS – High School Scoreboard

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:26PM

• At Central Kitsap 9, Capital 4: Marissa Adams hit a three-run home run as the Cougars moved into a tie for first place with a win against Capital in a Class 3A Narrows League contest. Central (7-2 overall, 5-1 league) now is tied with North Thurston (6-5, 5-1) in league.

Eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge overnight lane closures scheduled April 24-25

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:58PM

GIG HARBOR – Motorists who use eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will encounter double lane closures during the overnight hours on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 for bridge maintenance.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Whooping cough outbreak growing in Washington

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 8:00PM

OLYMPIA – Whooping cough is on the rise in Washington and state health officials are urging people to get vaccinated against the disease, especially pregnant women.

Mayor Lent: Invest in Washington’s ferries

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

Washington’s ferry system, the largest in the country, is an iconic symbol of the state and one of its best transportation values. Building new ferries is prudent and essential, not an option. Like any another segment of vital transportation infrastructure, the ferry system needs to be reliable, which requires maintenance and upkeep.

Kitsap water system wins state award

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 11:26AM

State honors best of the best in drinking water; Kitsap Public Utility District awarded “Commitment to Excellence”

Community briefs (April 24, 2015)

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

Free solar system presentation, 'Fight Night' relationship experts to speak May 1, Paper shredding event April 25 in Silverdale and more.

Washington State snowpack melting early, experts say

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

SPOKANE – Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Bremerton leaders go behind bars to support Muscular Dystrophy Association

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Business and civic leaders from Bremerton will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser on April 30. Accused of having big hearts and being heavily armed with kindness, the “jailbirds” volunteered to be part of MDA’s Lock-Up in order to raise “bail” by encouraging friends, family, co-workers and business contacts to make contributions to MDA that will directly benefit families in Bremerton living with progressive muscle diseases.

Three Kitsap women awarded scholarships

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 12:00PM

Past recipients of the YWCA’s Women of Achievement award recently presented scholarships to three outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated academic success and a commitment to community service.

Navy Wise: Son’s Alice in Wonderland Syndrome brings fear, then knowledge

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 9:00AM

The first time it happened, our son was 5-years old. It was the middle of the night, and we were sound asleep. I woke to the sound of our front door creaking open. I elbowed Dustin to wake him up. “I think someone just broke in,” I whispered. That’s when the security alarm went off.

New law aims to improve police response to mentally ill

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:46AM

OLYMPIA – A measure that will require all Washington state law enforcement officers to receive crisis intervention training was signed into law at the Capitol on Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Kitsap Community Food Co-op reaches 700 member milestone

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON –The Kitsap Community Food Co-op has reached 700 members, taking it one step closer to the ultimate goal of opening a storefront in Bremerton. The Co-op, incorporated in 2008 with the intention of opening a community-owned grocery store, will be the only one of its kind in Kitsap County.

Unofficial election results show EMS Levy passing

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 8:25PM

The Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue EMS levy will continue according to unofficial election results from the Kitsap County Auditor elections division.

Bremerton port to host official from Taipei

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:08AM

BREMERTON — Bremerton port commissioners will host delegation of officials from Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, for a discussion of economic development opportunities April 30 at Bremerton National Airport.

CK School District cancels school on May 7

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:32AM

CENTRAL KITSAP – A teacher's union walkout on Thursday, May 7, to protest legislative proposals on school funding led the Central Kitsap School District to cancel school that day.

Cause of attic fire not yet determined

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:54PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighters responded to a structure fire on Bridle Wood Place NW April 29. No one was injured in the fire.

Community briefs (May 1, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:26PM

Harrison offers free skin cancer screenings, Olympic College job fair set for May 6 at Bremerton campus and more

Students invited to paint snow plow blades

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23PM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County Public Works is looking for artistic flair on three snow plow blades for next winter. As part of the annual National Public Works Week celebration (May 17-23) they have announced a contest to select three classrooms to paint the blades of snowplows used in snow and ice removal operations.

Public Meetings schedule

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:07PM

5 p.m.: Bremerton City Council, Norm Dicks Government Center Meeting Chambers, 345 6th St., first floor, Bremerton. Online:

BlueJackets baseball looking for 'Diamond Girls'

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 2:19PM

The Kitsap BlueJackets are looking for a select group of young women to act as "Kitsap Diamond Girls" baseball hostesses for the summer.

Sen. Murray introduces act that would raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 4:03PM

The Raise the Wage Act would give nearly 38 million working Americans a raise

Learn about the spring foods of the Suquamish

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 4:53PM

The presentation will include a tasty food demonstration incorporating Stinging Nettles. Information about the Suquamish Traditional Plants Program and current projects and activities about traditional plants and foods in the community will also be discussed.

Gonorrhea counts climb 40 percent in Washington in 2014

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 5:00PM

OLYMPIA – The annual number of gonorrhea cases diagnosed in Washington rose significantly again in 2014, according to recently released state data. There were 6,136 cases in 2014, compared to 4,395 cases in 2013 – a jump of almost 40 percent. The latest increase follows a 33 percent increase from 2012 to 2013.

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