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Three KCSO deputies graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Academy

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 10:59AM

PORT ORCHARD – Sheriff Gary Simpson announced that three of the Sheriff's Office's newest deputies have graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy in Burien. All three have returned to the patrol division and are continuing with the last phases of their training before being assigned to solo patrol.

Harrison selects contractor for Silverdale expansion

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 10:47AM

BREMERTON - Harrison Medical Center, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, has selected Balfour Beatty Construction's Washington State Division to provide preconstruction and construction services in support of the acute care hospital expansion in Silverdale.

State Transportation Commission seeks public input on proposed Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rate increase

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 11:09AM

Toll customers and other interested persons will have a number of opportunities to comment on the Washington State Transportation Commission’s toll rate proposal for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Linda Joyce, former executive director of Kitsap YWCA, dies | Passages

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 10:19AM

Linda Joyce, former executive director of the Kitsap YWCA, succumbed to her battle with cancer late March 22. Her son was with her at Martha & Mary in Poulsbo. Joyce was 62.

Education, ferries, guns among town hall topics

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:59AM

SILVERDALE – Highways, ferries, education and firearms were among the topics of discussion at a "town hall" meeting with legislators representing the 23rd district March 14.

Kitsap tourism outlook is bright, director says

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:09AM

Tourism worth $500-$700 million to Kitsap County, provides 6,700 jobs

Tempranillo pouring across the Northwest | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 22, 2015 at 12:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: As far as the region’s history goes, the Pacific Northwest has little in the way of growing Tempranillo, the noble red grape of Spain’s Rioja region. But our region’s grape growers and winemakers are quick learners.

The art and joy of bird watching | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 12:00PM

Surveys in the report found that one in five Americans has an active interest in bird watching. For most, it starts with the simple aesthetic pleasure of enjoying the grace and beauty of birds and sharing the experience with family and friends.

Kitsap's own cycling event | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 9:55AM

Inaugural Viking Tour cycling event planned for 2015 Viking Fest, with three routes offered up to 65 miles. It will be the first locally organized event of its kind.

The rise of Yoga Mosaics | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 9:00AM

Port Orchard woman turns meditative art into mosaic business.

The Petri Dish: Snohomish exec upset at Boeing jobs shift

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 1:24PM

OLYMPIA — In the political crevice between "hail Mary" and "hell no" could be found the state House Finance Committee on March 13 sitting in judgment of an attempt to rewrite a 25-year agreement between the state and its largest private employer, the Boeing Co.

Washington's unemployment rate remains flat at 6.3 percent

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 1:30PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing unemployment rates, Washington's unemployment rate for the month of February remained steady this month at 6.3 percent.

Boater rescued from chilly Hood Canal waters

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:27PM

A boater who had been on Hood Canal in a small aluminum boat was lucky to get a bit of help after observant citizens plucked him from the cold water March 18.

Spring is around the corner and so are the ticks

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

A new online survey asks Washington's dog owners about their run-ins with ticks

West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime, NOAA report finds

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

State of the California Current Report highlights record-warm conditions and effects on fisheries

Local hoop stars to play in WSGBCA game

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 11:31AM

Crosspoint Academy's Deseree Doty and Cailyn Cattell, Olympic's Olivia Williams and Bremerton resident Claire Martin, of Bellarmine Prep, were selected to the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association senior all-state basketball team this week.

Community briefs

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 11:29AM

Easter egg hunt April 4, Kitsap County Democratic Women, AARP Smart Driver course and more.

Opinion: Ban toxic chemicals from furniture

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Finding agreement in Olympia can sometimes be a challenge, but there's one issue both Democrats and Republicans should agree on this session: protecting children and families from harmful and unnecessary flame retardant chemicals. That's why we're sponsoring the Toxic-Free Kids and Families Act (HB 1174), a bill to eliminate toxic flame retardants from children's products and furniture.

My Turn: Higher minimum wage misses the target

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

Washington has the nation's highest minimum wage at $9.47 an hour and now the state legislature wants to hike it to $12. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to boost it to $15 to go in step with the SeaTac initiative, which voters barely approved last year.

Editorial: Get No Child Left Behind waiver, funds back

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 11:00AM

School districts across the state could regain control of about $40 million in federal funding if the state House and governor agree to a bill passed March 11 by the Senate.

Visit Kitsap presents 2015 Tourism Vision Awards

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Visit Kitsap Peninsula presented its 2015 Tourism Vision Awards at its annual meeting held on March 12, at the Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel. Following is a list of those receiving and accepting the awards.

West Sound Alliance aims to improve traffic flow

  • Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

More than $100 million worth of possible transportation improvements including a Belfair bypass, improvements to State Route 305 and SR 16 were discussed at a recent Kitsap Business Forum meeting.

New Olympia political drama debuts March 23 when legislators reveal basic-education budgets

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 2:00PM

Olympia – A political thriller earns its debut March 23 at Olympia’s marble palladium when the Legislature’s leading producers-directors – Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, and Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina – take the stage to introduce their awaited and unreviewed drama they claim will keep their fellow political thespians out of jail and solve the constitutional quandary hovering over them: full funding for basic K-12 education.

There are two sides to every broken bone story

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Before I begin, I’ll answer the question you will surely ask at the end: No, there is no video (that I’m aware of) of the moment my feet went out from under me and I landed on my backside, breaking my wrist. My children, however, would be happy to describe for you in great detail the whole thing, including how I said, “I’m really good at this” seconds before I fell.

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office sex offender registration hours to change

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 4:06PM

PORT ORCHARD – Effective on Monday March 23 the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office will implement the following new hours for processing sex/kidnapping offenders: Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

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