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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.

Campaign finance initiative qualifies for action by Legislature

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 12:35PM

Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Jan. 26 certified Initiative to the Legislature 735. The measure seeks to put Washington on record as favoring an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.

Letter: Smarter kids and safer schools make for a stronger Central Kitsap community

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 11:29AM

Just how many miles in the snow (or rain) did you walk to get to school? What stories from “back in the day” do you share about your first teacher or the lunch line? If you drive by a Central Kitsap School District school today, it all still feels pretty familiar, even if you’re not an alumnus. The buses are still bumblebee yellow, each day still begins with a bell, and the schools, for the most part, still look EXACTLY the same, regardless of how old you are.

CKHS to host Kitsap County Regional ROTC/Academy Night

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 11:14AM

Area high school students interested in applying to one of the U.S. service academies or joining the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps are invited to attend.

Lots of rain

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 3:30PM

A landslide blocks Illahee Road just north of the intersection with Roanoke Road NE south of Brownsville on Jan. 22. More than three inches of rain fell in the area in a 24-hour period.

Letter: CK school bond and levy are worth the cost

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 2:35PM

A growing number of people in their senior years, especially those on fixed incomes, are finding that every day is a new challenge just to stay ahead of the costs of living.

Nominations open for YWCA 2016 Women of Achievement Awards

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 4:17PM

BREMERTON – Nominations are now open for the YWCA Kitsap County’s 2016 Women of Achievement Awards to be presented at its Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on Friday, April 22, at the Kitsap Conference Center.

Expect delays for Agate Pass Bridge work Feb. 16-26

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 1:47PM

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – The State Route 305 Agate Pass Bridge, which links Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula, will be reduced to one lane during daytime hours for 11 consecutive days beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Community briefs (Jan. 22, 2016 edition)

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 11:56AM

Free Kung Fu Panda 3 for military families, Boy Scout open house, Winter sea life exploration and pier peer

Letter: Please donate fishing gear for veterans

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 10:09AM

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, as many of you know, helps disabled veterans through teaching them fly tying, fly fishing skills, and taking them on the water.

Navy marks 125 years in Kitsap

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 10:00AM

This new year marks the 125th anniversary of the U.S. Navy’s arrival in Kitsap County. During that time, the community has made our nation’s uniformed personnel feel at home and the military has been the area’s major economic engine.

Sarah Smiley: That time I ordered the wrong pizza

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 8:00AM

I’ve been truly afraid a few times in my life: when I bungee jumped from a perfectly good platform 110 feet up in the air; When we lived in Florida and I put out mouse traps but caught a coral snake instead; When I got on an airplane for the first time in more than a decade; When I moved across country while eight months pregnant; And last week, when I ordered pizza from the wrong restaurant to feed my hungry teenagers.

Letter: CK school plan ‘out of touch’

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 1:00PM

How utterly disappointed I am to see CKSD completely ignored voters’ expectations, the Legislature’s $10.2 million additional funding, and the State Supreme Court’s mandate to eliminate reliance on special levies to fund basic education.

Letter: Support CK school plan

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 2:00PM

Central Kitsap School District has put forward a capital projects bond issue to proceed with the Long Range Capital Projects Plan Phase 2.

Editorial: Vote ‘yes’ for CK School District’s bond and levy

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 10:00AM

Central Kitsap School District is asking voters to support a three-year $3.47 per $1,000 assessed value levy to help pay for daily operations. CKSD is also asking voters to support a 20-year $1.74 per $1,000 assessed value bond that would fund an ambitious $220 million major upgrade of its buildings. Both are worthwhile investments.

Viking Cup soccer tournament returns to Poulsbo Memorial Day weekend

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 5:25PM

The Viking Cup soccer tournament, which traditionally attracted teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia, is returning. Look for 40 teams of all levels — premier, select, developmental and summer tournament — to converge on Poulsbo this Memorial Day weekend.

Stubborn Seahawks refused to stay down

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 3:38PM

While the Seahawks fell short of their goal of reaching their third straight NFL championship game by losing 31-24 to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, they can hold their heads high from refusing to succumb to repeated knockout blows.

Want to start a business? Here's how

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:35AM

Kitsap Community Resources' Business Education Support Training program, or BE$T, will offer free “Get Ready For Business” workshops and orientations at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Poulsbo City Hall and 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Kitsap Community Resources in Bremerton.

Don C. Brunell: Thanks, Dick Spady

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 3:08PM

Seattle lost an icon earlier this month when Dick Spady, the 92-year old founder of Dick’s Drive-In restaurants, died.

Lift up others, former Seattle mayor says at MLK celebration

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 3:04PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 22nd annual Kitsap County MLK celebration Jan. 18.

Wet road, excessive speed cause crash

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 4:26PM

POULSBO – Two Bremerton residents escaped injury after their SUV was struck by another vehicle on State Route 3 Jan. 16.

Wedding show puts engaged couples in touch with local professionals | Updated

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 12:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 3:06PM

The West Sound Wedding Show will host more than 50 wedding professionals and range from photographers to florists, caterers to venues, and more.

Kent’s Ralph elected to Sound Cities Association Board of Directors

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 1:50PM

Kent City Councilwoman Dana Ralph has been elected to the 2016 Board of Directors of the Sound City Association (SCA), which represents 36 cities in King County, and provides a regional voice for nearly one million people.

Small dog had a big heart; inspires effort to help others | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Jan 16, 2016 at 10:09AM

Starr was such a people dog, her owner Toni Houck decided to do something for people.

Clergy list of alleged sexual abusers provided by Seattle archdiocese; some Kitsap County priests included

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 5:51PM

A list of 77 priests, brothers, deacons and sisters accused of sexually assaulting children since the early part of the last century was released today by the Archdiocese of Seattle.

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