Story Archives

Archive Results — 376 thru 400 of about 15900 items

Opinion: Time to end high-stakes tests as graduation requirement

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

The more than 60,000 high school seniors who graduate here in Washington state this month are to be commended for 12 years of successfully completing dozens of courses. Thousands other high school seniors will not graduate with their classmates, however, even though they successfully completed the same courses as the students who are graduating. These thousands of seniors will not be allowed to graduate solely because they failed one or more state-required, high stakes tests.

Harrison Medical Center earned an ‘A’ grade for patient safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 10:21AM

TACOMA—Harrison Medical Center, part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an ‘A’ grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. This is the third year in a row that Harrison achieved this recognition. While 782 hospitals earned an ‘A’ rating, only182 hospitals, including Harrison, were recognized as being “straight A” facilities for earning top marks consecutively over the past few years.

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.

Wild Olympics Act would designate 126,554 acres of federal land as wilderness

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jun 8, 2015 at 12:39PM

464 river miles across 19 rivers and major tributaries on the Olympic Peninsula would be designated as Wild and Scenic Rivers.

U.S. Open trophy on display at Gold Mountain Golf Club

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 8:41AM

BREMERTON – In advance of Washington state playing host to the U.S. Open this summer, the U.S. Golf Association's U.S. Open Championship Trophy will be featured at Gold Mountain Golf Club on Saturday, June 6, from 1-3 p.m.

Motorcyclist killed by wrong-way driver at Highway 16 on-ramp

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 1:07PM

An accident on Highway 16 near the SR16 Burley Olalla on-ramp June 5 has resulted in the death of a motorcyclist who attempted to bypass the traffic backup.

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.

Franciscan Hospice needs volunteers in Kitsap County

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 12:00PM

Kind. Compassionate. Caring. That’s how Rosemary Pinneo describes those who are volunteers for Franciscan Hospice. Pinneo is the volunteer coordinator for Harrison Support Services, an affiliate of CHI Franciscan Health. For more than 17 years, she’s been in charge of finding and helping to train volunteers who want to help patients during the last months of their lives. While most of her work has been in Pierce and King counties, the past five years, Franciscan Hospice has been serving Kitsap County.

Restaurant inspection scores for March 2015

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 4:16PM

Restaurant inspection scores for March 2015 provided by Kitsap Public Health District.

Tutus and sparkles recommended for Girls on the Run’s Spring 5K

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 4:11PM

SILVERDALE – Girls on the Run of WestSound will be hosting its Spring 5K run in conjunction with Central Kitsap High School Alumni Association’s Cougar Prowl on Saturday, June 6, at 9 a.m. The run will take place on the Clear Creek Trail.

Sign up for Lacrosse summer camp

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 3:43PM

The North Kitsap Lacrosse team is offering a summer camp for girls and boys entering grades 3-8.

BlueJackets walk by Guns 2-1

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 3:27PM

A bases loaded walk in the bottom of the 8th inning would help propel the Kitsap BlueJackets to a 2-1 non-league victory over the West Coast Guns June 3.

Northwest MLS brokers say home buyers are sprinting, but sellers are stalling

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 2:19PM

KIRKLAND – Home buyers are in "full sprint" mode while sellers are stalling, according to brokers from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. As a result, MLS members are juggling inventory shortages and multiple offers in many Seattle neighborhoods and beyond.

Community Briefs (June 5, 2015)

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 9:00AM

BREMERTON – Get out and about for a great evening of food, fun and shopping at over 50 Bremerton and Manette businesses during the Ladies' Night Out June 4 from 5-8 p.m. Shuttles between Bremerton and Manette will be provided. Maps and goodie bags available at the corner of 4th and Pacific. Visit for more information.

‘Pirates of Penzance’ coming to Silverdale

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 9:00AM

SILVERDALE — “The Pirates of Penzance,” Central Stage Theatre of County Kitsap’s annual Kids for Kids production, swings through the theatre this month.

Domestic violence prevention to be key in YWCA’s future

  • Jun 8, 2015 at 7:00AM

KITSAP — For years, the YWCA of Kitsap County has been there for victims of domestic violence.

Capt. Francis E. Spencer III Takes Command of NUWC Keyport

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 2:00PM

KEYPORT – Capt. Francis E. Spencer III relieved Captain David K. Kohnke as Commanding Officer of Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport, on Friday May 29.

OHS, CKHS, BHS perform well at WIAA State Track meet

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:52AM

Final results for the 2A-3A-4A Washington State track and field meet, held May 28-30 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma: (Showing name, school, grade, place and time/distance.)

Sarah Smiley: No crying off the baseball field either

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 8:00AM

Crying is not allowed on the baseball field. You already knew that. But did you know that crying also isn't allowed off the field, in the concession stand, on the bleachers or in the score box either? I learned the hard way last weekend.

Editorial: Close gap with capital gains tax

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 7:00AM

With little to show after one special session, legislators in Olympia have started the second by at least making their latest budget proposals public. And House Democrats and Senate Republicans have shown an understanding of compromise, with the Republicans coming up a bit in spending and Democrats cutting back from the earlier proposals.

KHS Rescue Me program helps save animals

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 10:00AM

Nine-month old Lucille is happy and at home with her new human, Denis Powers.

Brothers charged with selling cars with altered odometers

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

BREMERTON — Two Bremerton brothers were charged with allegedly altering vehicle odometers to make the mileage appear 80,000 to 190,000 less than the true mileage and then selling the vehicles at inflated prices. Mohammad K. Khalil, 25, and his brother, Ahmed Kivi Khalil, 24, both of Bremerton, were charged with certificate of ownership false statement or illegal transfer and forgery, according to Kitsap County court documents.

Kitsap Transit looking at two sites for new bus transfer station

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:34AM

SILVERDALE – A 2-acre plot of forested land to the south of the Harrison Medical Center Silverdale campus and a second plot of land near the intersection of State Route 3 and Highway 303 – north of the Silverdale Applebees restaurant – are the two most likely homes of a future bus transfer station.

Over 1,000 to graduate next week

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 12:00PM

KITSAP — When he dons a cap and gown and walks as one of about 373 Central Kitsap High School seniors who graduate June 12, Jeremy Carlson will be looking forward to his future, but he also has fond memories of his high school days.

No parole for man who killed Kitsap deputy in 1978, board says

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 4:55PM

OLYMPIA – The man convicted of murder in the 1978 death of Kitsap County Deputy Sheriff Dennis R. Allred had his request to be released from incarceration denied by the Washington State Department of Corrections.

Read the Oct 9
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates