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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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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).

Letter to the editor: Student musicians hit a high note

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:18PM

I came home from our concert last night all pumped up! Our performer was Rob Verdi featuring the Central Kitsap High School Woodwinds Band and the Jazz Ensemble directed by Michael Woods. I think it was the best concert of our season!

Relay For Life: Making strides against cancer

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

Relay For Life of Bremerton begins noon June 27 at Bremerton High School, 1500 13th St., Bremerton.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bremerton Marathon up and running

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 11:33AM

BREMERTON — According to Google Maps, driving around Dyes Inlet takes about 45 minutes, and that includes State Route 3 with its 60 miles per hour speed limit. To run around the Dyes — yes, with your legs and feet — would obviously take much longer. It took Steve Jensen, a 48-year-old accountant from Port Orchard, 3:13:14 at the inaugural Bremerton Marathon April 18.

Man airlifted after crashing car into tree

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 3:53PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – A Bremerton man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after he crashed his car into a tree in a parking lot April 18.

Water wise: Children learn about one of Kitsap’s most precious resources at annual Kitsap County Water Festival

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 6:25PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Vinland Elementary third grader Ella Ray busted out a brief hip hop dance routine while standing next to a water purification filter made from two two-liter plastic bottles, one of which was filled with gravel and sand.

U.S. Military All-Star Team to host meet-and-greet opportunities

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 3:20PM

As part of the U.S. Military All-Star tryouts occurring this weekend there will be multiple meet-and-greet opportunities with representatives from the team as well as from the Kitsap BlueJackets and West Coast Guns.

Daytime mowing on SR 307 could cause delays

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

Motorists who use State Route 307 (Bond Road NE) will see a mobile lane closure during daylight hours over the next two weeks for mowing operations.

Seabeck Highway project begins at the end of the month

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 10:53AM

Kitsap County’s Department of Public Works begins road work on Seabeck Highway, between Calamity Lane NW and NW Gross Road, in late April.

Remembering Bataan

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Quinten Alvord, Marietta R. Barrios, Bonnie Sorci, Gwen Barrios Alvord, and Pablo Lozano, from left, take part in a wreath-laying ceremony during the Bataan Remembrance Day Ceremony at Bataan Park in East Bremerton on April 11.

Three CKSD school board seats to be on November ballot

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 2:50PM

SILVERDALE – On November 3, districts across the state will ask citizens to vote on school board director positions. The Central Kitsap School District will have three seats up for election.

Pumas sign midfileder Patino

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 1:27PM

The Kitsap Pumas added to their roster for their 2015 National Championship bid by signing much sought after Colombian midfielder Carlos Patino.

Mount Rainier National Park free this weekend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00PM

This Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, visitors to Mount Rainier National Park will be able to visit the park for free. Fees will be waived at all national park areas throughout the weekend as the kickoff to National Park Week, which is April 20-24.

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