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Editorial: All persons deserve protection from discrimination

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 12:29PM

Lawmakers are acting more out of unfounded fears than simple discomfort in seeking to nullify a rule recently adopted by the state Human Rights Commission that puts into practice the law that the Legislature passed in 2006 prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Dance is 17-year-old choreographer’s life

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 8:56AM

Michelle Asencio has been dancing for about 13 years, and on Feb. 20 and 21, the public will have their first opportunity to see a piece Asencio choreographed in the Peninsula Dance Theatre’s Choreography Showcase.

Sheriff's award ceremony Feb. 9

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 12:46PM

PORT ORCHARD – The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office awards ceremony is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Christian Life Center, 1780 SE Lincoln Ave., in Port Orchard.

$1 million bail set for murder suspect

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 12:18PM

A Bremerton man was charged with murder in the second degree after he allegedly stabbed another man Jan. 29.

Court report (Feb. 5, 2016)

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 10:55AM

The following cases were filed in Kitsap County District Court:

Community briefs (Feb. 5, 2016 edition)

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 8:00AM

Silverdale residents named to Gonzaga’s President’s List

Sarah Smiley: Mixed feelings about online grocery shopping

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 8:00AM

I am at a crucial point in my life, a moment when I know, with absolute clarity, that things will never be the same again: Our local Hannaford supermarket just debuted online shopping and curbside pick-up. I might never go inside a grocery store again.

Economic growth likely to last years, expert says

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 10:18AM

BREMERTON — Economist John Mitchell is bullish on the local, state and national economy.

Olympic College receives $100,000 donation for nursing scholarships

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 5:20PM

BREMERTON - Olympic College has received a $100,000 donation from Tim and Bev Ryan, owners of Tim Ryan Construction Inc., to fund scholarships for nursing students.

Black history talk set for Feb. 5

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 5:13PM

BREMERTON – "Black History and its Importance to America's Future,” a special program in honor of Black History Month, will be 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Kitsap History Museum.

Marijuana retailers, producers fear public records requirement compromises privacy, safety

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 8:45AM

Marijuana producers, wholesalers and retailers say that certain information they are required to provide the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board should not be subject to public records requests because it is too personal and violates their security.

House bill would put limits on public records requests

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 8:23AM

House Bill 2576 would give local agencies the power to limit the time they spend each month responding to public-records requests, and would allow local agencies to charge a fee for providing public records that are requested for commercial purposes.

Strong performances by local swimmers in PN Winter Challenge

  • Jan 31, 2016 at 1:37PM

Five teams from the region are competing this weekend in the 2016 PN Winter Challenge Swim Meet, at North Kitsap Community Pool. The Poulsbo Piranhas Swim Team is the host.

Homicide victim identified; bail for suspect set at $1 million

  • Jan 30, 2016 at 3:08PM

PORT ORCHARD – A 27-year-old East Bremerton area man has been identified as the victim of an apparent homicide that occurred the evening of Jan. 29, according to the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office.

Central Kitsap homicide suspect arrested

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 11:59PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Kitsap County Sheriff’s detectives apprehended the man who had been identified as the primary suspect in the death of an adult male at a residence in the Camelot Mobile Home Park.

Bremerton man killed, sheriff seeks suspect

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 8:45PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Kitsap County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking assistance from the public as they track a man wanted in connection with an apparent homicide that occurred around 4:22 p.m. Jan. 29.

Artists honored at ‘Bremerton’s Oscars ceremony’ | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 4:58PM

Mayor Patty Lent described the occasion as “Bremerton’s Oscars ceremony for the visual arts.” It was the Collective Visions Gallery Show’s 2016 awards, Jan. 23 in Bremerton’s elegant Admiral Theatre. More than $10,000 in cash and purchase awards were announced.

Brewing better beer: Kitsap’s growing brew culture | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 4:50PM

Winston Churchill said, “Most people hate the taste of beer to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice.” With breweries and the craft-beer market growing, it’s safe to say Washingtonians have become prejudicial about their fondness for beer.

Next Generation Science Standards aim to make students problem solvers

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 3:26PM

SILVERDALE – To thrive in a world increasingly dependent upon technology, students today will benefit from a solid understanding of science and also know how to apply that knowledge to solve problems.

Bremerton OKs five-year contract with Humane Society

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00AM

BREMERTON — The Bremerton City Council unanimously approved a five-year contract with the Kitsap Humane Society for animal control and licensing at the Jan. 20 council meeting.

Editorial: Kicking the can down the legislative road

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00AM

Kicking the can down the road is a game that kids have played through the ages. Adults, too, are good at this game. Just look to Olympia for proof.

Dictionary donation

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:43AM

Silverdale Rotarians Peter Matty and Mary Hoover stand with a group of Emerald Heights third-graders as the children show their new dictionaries.

Cooperation is key to dealing with disaster, emergency manager says

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 4:19PM

County Department of Emergency Management ready for quake or flood

Teachers’ pay, school districts’ special levies targets of study ordered in House education bill

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 4:28PM

The state House of Representatives passed a bill 64-34 Jan. 25 that would create a group to produce recommendations for retaining and fully compensating teachers, as required by the Supreme Court’s 2012 McCleary mandate.

Port of Bremerton installs new state-of-the-art Wi-Fi at Bremerton and Port Orchard marinas

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 1:22PM

BREMERTON – Boaters moored at Bremerton and Port Orchard marinas may notice that web pages and streaming videos download a little faster than before, thanks to a new wireless Internet system was installed recently.

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