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Our Washington State ‘Fairy’ System

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 7:00PM

For the last decade the Washington State Ferry System has been presenting what has now been revealed as nothing more than a deliberately manufactured fantasy of an actual transportation service.

Elect a patient auditor

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 1:00PM

The job of auditor involves, among other duties, supervising a team responsible for counting and tabulating your votes

Officials break ground for The Trails at Silverdale

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 1:27PM

Kitsap County Commissioner Chairman Charlotte Garrido took the opportunity at the groundbreaking for The Trails at Silverdale, to remind everyone that some people thought the county was only dreaming when it put in the infrastructure at Kitsap Mall Boulevard and Greaves Way.

Emerson is not qualified

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 1:00PM

After her election, she filed a losing countersuit against Island County

Community Briefs

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 3:00PM

Here's a look at what's going on in and around our communties

Our beautiful summer season comes to a close

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 1:00PM

This summer’s been a good one. We’ve had some great days with warmer than usual temperatures

Blackberry Festival marks 25 years

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

Despite its small size, the blackberry fruit has become the central focus of the annual Blackberry Festival for the last 25 years in Bremerton. The event starts Saturday and runs through Labor Day on Monday.

Kitsap Nonprofit teams up with local businesses to fight Ebola in Africa

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 11:25AM

Thanks to generous donations from Kitsap County physicians and businesses, Silverdale nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN) is sending 200 pounds of medical supplies to West Africa to combat the recent Ebola outbreak.

Kitsap Transit seeks feedback on passenger-only ferry service

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 11:13AM

Kitsap Transit launched the second of two online community surveys today to help guide development of its business plan and long-range strategy for passenger-only ferry service between Kitsap County and downtown Seattle.

Kitsap Rescue Mission gets $9,000 from United Way

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 11:08AM

At the August 21 United Way board of directors meeting, a check for $9,000 was handed over to Kitsap Rescue Mission Executive Director Walt Le Couteur. The money came from the proceeds of the first annual United Way Golf Classic held in June at Gold Mountain Golf Course.

Biz owner is decorating queen of home living

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 6:00PM

Constance Swanlund’s background includes waitressing and owning a deli. But after people kept telling her how wonderful her place looked, she began to think about getting into home decor.

When a parent finally lets go of the bicycle

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

The second biggest secret parents keep from their children is this: training wheels in no way truly prepare you for riding a bike alone. They just don’t.

Man defends self with broom

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 11:00PM

Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic dispute on Aug. 24 after callers reported a fight on a cul de sac at the end of Nobles Lane in Bremerton.

Suspect has ‘just a little meth’

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 3:00PM

Here's a look at an item from our area lights and sirens for crime in our area.

Board chooses Bucklin Hill Road site for new Silverdale Library

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:55PM

After years of conversation and months of studying the latest round of proposals, the board of trustees of the Kitsap Regional Library has decided it wants to build a new Silverdale Library northeast of Bucklin Hill Road and Blaine Avenue.

Back-to-school BBQ and supply giveaway set for tomorrow

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 3:18PM

The public is invited to a back-to-school fair and barbecue at Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton.

School starts soon for local districts

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 1:15PM

Students and staff are prepping for school to start next week in both Bremerton and Central Kitsap School districts. Central Kitsap and Bremerton students both start school on Wednesday, September 3.

Bucking broncs, midway thrills and family fun at the 2014 Kitsap County Fair | SLIDESHOW

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 12:16PM

The Kitsap County Fair drew thousands to the fairgrounds in Silverdale last week for the annual rodeo, carnival and animal exhibits.

Hansville home is like a ship out of water | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Aug 25, 2014 at 4:33PM

Where We Live: The house, which is often mistaken for a retired ferry, was taken from the top of a V4-M-A1 oceangoing tug, used in World War II by the U.S. Maritime Commission.

Local organizations collecting school supplies

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 3:38PM

With summer having passed its zenith, the 2014-15 school year is closer than ever.

Bremerton's new accessible playground gives everybody a chance to play

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 12:40PM

Gabe Uhtoff is non-verbal and faces fine motor skills challenges, but his body language and beaming smile this past Sunday at Bremerton's Beyond Accessible Playground said it all: the new playground is truly a place where all may play.

Bremerton chamber's CEO will take new job in Silverdale

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 9:12AM

Bremerton Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Michael Strube submitted his resignation Friday this past Friday. The resignation is effective September 5, 2014.

Meals on Wheels program needs volunteers

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 9:13AM

The Bremerton area Meals on Wheels program is seeking volunteer home-delivery drivers on Fridays.

Board of County Commissioners to host reception

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 3:37PM

The Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners is hosting a community reception Wednesday, September 3 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Holiday closures for recycling and garbage

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Labor Day holiday will result in several changes for recycling and garbage services.

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