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Community briefs (Dec. 18, 2015 edition)

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 9:00AM

African American Achievement Awards Jan. 30, Skating Through Time Ice Show, Donate your vehicle to Paralyzed Veterans of America

Low-copper brake pads will improve salmon habitat

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 8:00AM

WASHINGTON D.C. — Brake manufacturers now offer brake pads that reduce or eliminate the use of copper, a material toxic to salmon and other aquatic species, as a result of legislation introduced by state Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island.

Editorial: Paris climate talks and local efforts

  • Dec 19, 2015 at 8:00AM

Negotiators from more than 190 countries on Dec. 12 approved a far-reaching agreement to slow the emission of greenhouse gases and the advancement of climate change.

At Ultraman World Championship, ‘Persistence is key’

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 10:23AM

Few would argue that swimming miles in ocean currents, climbing 7,600 vertical feet, and running a double marathon is an incredible accomplishment to complete in three days. But for two Kitsap County residents, the 320-mile Ultraman World Championship — Nov. 27-29 in Hawaii — was a journey to overcome fear, harsh and hazardous conditions, and to redefine their personal best.

Clear Creek development plan meeting to be held Dec. 17

  • Dec 15, 2015 at 4:14PM

Kitsap Regional Library and Central Stage Theatre of County Kitsap (CSTOCK) will share a cooperative development plan for a new Clear Creek site during the Central Kitsap Community Council meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17.

Getting ready for the holidays

  • Dec 15, 2015 at 3:01PM

Steve Moss, left, and Olmsted Tree Farm employee Joe McJunkin load a Christmas tree into Moss's truck at the Kitsap Mall parking lot Dec. 15.

Sarah Smiley: Star Wars Episode VII heralds new phase

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 8:00AM

My house does not have Barbies, nor does it have a doll house or little plastic ponies. For most of my experience as a parent so far (minus a few years), my house has been filled with toy creatures whose names I can't pronounce and that I don't particularly like to look at. Banthas, jawas, and tauntauns — these are the things that impale my bare foot in the middle of the night as I shuffle toward the bathroom.

Judge denies motion to dismiss; Kalac to stand trial

  • Dec 15, 2015 at 8:48AM

Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jeannette Dalton denied the defense's motion to dismiss the case against alleged murderer David Kalac on Friday, Dec. 11.

Opening day tickets for new Star Wars film are nearly sold out in Bremerton

  • Dec 14, 2015 at 3:39PM

BREMERTON – Tickets for Star Wars Episode VII "The Force Awakens" are expected to be sold out at the Bremerton SeeFilm theater during the film's opening day on Thursday, Dec. 17.

Coffee Oasis ‘actually saved my life’ | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 12, 2015 at 10:00AM

Annalees Hern doesn’t know where she’d be if she hadn’t found The Coffee Oasis in Poulsbo about four years ago. She was homeless and facing time in jail. “This place actually saved my life,” Hern said. “... I would not be here without this place.”

Man charged with kidnapping and assault for allegedly beating man and taking SUV

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:01PM

A Bremerton man was charged with kidnapping in the first degree and assault in the second degree after he allegedly severely beat a man and stole the man's Hummer SUV this summer.

'Shop With a Cop' brings early Christmas

  • Dec 8, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Dec 10, 2015 at 2:08PM

About 110 police officers lined the front of Walmart Dec. 5 awaiting a motorcade. They weren’t greeting politicians or dignitaries or celebrities. They were waiting for two busloads of kids to arrive so they could take them shopping.

New Bremerton Foodline director

  • Dec 12, 2015 at 3:00PM

Kimberly Faulkner has been announced as the new executive director for Bremerton Foodline. Faulkner has been on the board of directors since 2009 and has held various positions including treasurer, president and general board member. She has committed herself to the Bremerton Foodline’s success and volunteers regularly.

Naval architect honored for service

  • Dec 12, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Art Anderson Associated naval architect Eric Snyder celebrated 40 years of service at the company this month.

Letter: Thanks to Silverdale tree supporters

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

On behalf of the Silverdale Christmas Tree Lighting Committee, I want to thank everyone who helped celebrate the 61st annual lighting of the world’s tallest, consecutively lighted, living Christmas tree, in Silverdale, on Nov. 28. This is a 100-percent volunteer effort that is made possible by the following outstanding individuals and organizations.

Letter: Great job on Poulsbo mural

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 11:00AM

I can’t wait to see the completed mural by artist Jim Mayo! Murals provide beauty and inspiration for thought and conversation.

The Petri Dish: Re-writing clear air rules could help reduce carbon

  • Dec 12, 2015 at 7:00AM

Nothing like a few days away from the office to get one’s spirit rejuvenated and energy recharged. For Gov. Jay Inslee, it came in a trip to Paris, where he attended the international confab on climate change.

Prevent holiday season theft

  • Dec 10, 2015 at 1:00PM

Theft during the holiday season can be especially pervasive, and the Bremerton Police Department wants everyone to be prepared just in case. The BPD have released the following tips to help prevent theft during the holidays.

Stay off roadways in poor weather, if possible, State Patrol advises

  • Dec 9, 2015 at 2:56PM

With Winter weather approaching, the Washington State Patrol reminds drivers to prepare before hitting the road

Tracyton Christmas Tree lit up – photos

  • Dec 9, 2015 at 3:07PM

People attending the Tracyton Community Christmas Celebration Dec. 6 stand under umbrellas and tents to avoid getting drenched by rainfall as the tree is lit.

NFPA’s “Project Holiday” campaign reminds everyone to deck the halls with fire safety in mind

  • Dec 9, 2015 at 2:55PM

December is one of the leading months for U.S. home fires

Leigh Kamasz brings broad leadership experience to further Red Cross mission

  • Dec 9, 2015 at 2:54PM

BREMERTON — Leigh Kamasz is the new executive director of the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Red Cross.

Bremerton woman leads police on chase to Port Orchard

  • Dec 8, 2015 at 3:30PM

BREMERTON – A Bremerton woman racked up a series of traffic violations after she led Bremerton and Port Orchard police on a wild chase Dec. 4.

22nd annual Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony held in Keyport

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 6:03PM

KEYPORT – At the end of the 22nd annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony at Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Capt. Francis Spencer III, commanding officer for the center, shook hands with five servicemen who had been at Pearl Harbor on that fateful day.

Pearl Harbor survivors honored at Naval Undersea Museum

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 5:42PM

Five survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor attended the 22nd remembrance at Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport Dec. 7.

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