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Ask the Commissioner, “Why?”

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

Imagine you have a product that customers love. It’s top quality, affordable and meets or exceeds all state and federal benefit standards. Better yet, your product fills a void in the marketplace that left people vulnerable and unprotected.

Support EMS service, support Proposition 1

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:32AM

We encourage voters in Central Kitsap and South Kitsap to approve their respective fire district’s Proposition 1 on the April 28 special election ballot.

State Superintendent releases complete plan to fully fund basic education

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn released a complete plan to fulfill Washington’s constitutional responsibility to fully fund basic education. The plan would ensure that every student in the state has an equal opportunity to a basic education.

Getting Free Range children will take guts, groups

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 3:00PM

Not many years ago, I wrote in protest of bringing snacks to kids’ soccer games. I said that making cookies for halftime was ruining my weekend, as was being expected to sit on the sidelines during every practice. I can think of 101 things I’d rather be doing than watching soccer practice.

Air Force veteran hired as Sound Publishing ad rep

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

Air Force veteran Bill McDonald has signed on with Sound Publishing as an advertising sales consultant.

CKSD board member Mark Gaines will not seek re-election

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 10:50PM

Central Kitsap School District Board of Directors member Mark Gaines announced April 15 that he will not seek re-election.

State House considers study of using old aircraft carriers as bridges

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 9:55PM

Wired.com: 'The bridge, should it be built, would be about a mile long. It would span Sinclair Inlet, connecting Bremerton and Port Orchard ...'

Suspect who labeled himself as ‘County’s most wanted’ is now in custody

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 11:49AM

SILVERDALE – The man who recently touted himself as “One of Kitsap’s most wanted” during a brazen daylight motor vehicle theft incident last week in Navy Yard City, was apprehended early this morning during a tactical team employment.

New sushi restaurant prepares for April grand opening

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 10:56AM

Lovers of sushi, sashimi, ramen and other Japanese foods have a new dining option as the Japanese restaurant “Jo:a” prepares for its grand opening toward the end of April.

CK school board debates possible shift from traditional libraries to high-tech devices

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 5:02PM

Use of smartphones and project-based learning discussed

Silverdale library design intended to reflect nature

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 4:06PM

Kitsap Regional Library has received the design concept for the new library in Silverdale prepared by Rice Fergus Miller Architects.

Dentist helps 14 at veterans stand down

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 10:46AM

CENTRAL KITSAP – A Silverdale dentist was one of the volunteers who provided dental work at no cost to 14 individuals at a Kitsap County Stand Down at the county fairgrounds April 4.

Family Fun Run and Health Fair on April 12

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 5:32PM

Kitsap residents will have a chance to learn kickboxing, hip hop dancing, fly tying and more at a free Community Health Fair that will be hosted on Sunday, April 12.

Golds for reds | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 11:00AM

Great Northwest Wine: More than 100 red wines earned gold medals at the third annual Great Northwest Wine Competition, which took place in late March at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore.

Independent Bookstore Day | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 12, 2015 at 12:00PM

Mark your calendars for May 2, the first of what is hoped to be many Independent Bookstore Days in Kitsap, and the nation.

Winery Weekend | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 10:00AM

Eleven Winery’s “Winery Weekend” concert series boasts a lineup of intriguing local talent and expertly made island wines 1-4 p.m. every Saturday in April.

Pints and Needles | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 9:00AM

Pints and Needles isn’t your average tea-and-yarn gathering. The monthly convergence at Bremerton’s Der Blokken Brewery garners knitting, crocheting and needlepoint enthusiasts and others who settle in for a night of cocktails and crochet, nightcaps and needle points and brews until it’s time to bind off.

A few times the commenters got it wrong

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 7:00AM

Last month, a local radio show, invited me into the studio to talk about online commenters. This meant that I had to (1) read through months-worth of online comments, and (2) still look in the mirror without feeling fat, stupid, ugly, and arrogant afterward. Because that’s how some commenters describe me.

Community briefs (April 10, 2015)

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:02PM

Commemoration of Bataan Death March, Silverdale horseshoe league starts in April, Water Festival April 14, Students can visit Japan and more ...

Bremerton sailor in Vietnam

  • Apr 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Alexander Rocha, of Bremerton, and crew members of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) man the rails as the ship arrives in Da Nang, Vietnam for Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2015.

Naval Base Kitsap hosts 500 kids for egg hunt

  • Apr 12, 2015 at 12:00PM

BANGOR – Five hundred children donned Easter finery and fast shoes as they raced for treats at the annual Easter egg hunt at Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor, on Saturday, March 28.

Bozeman to seek Port of Bremerton position

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 1:00PM

Former Bremerton Mayor and Port of Bremerton CEO Cary Bozeman announced that he will seek election to the Port of Bremerton Commission.

Gov. Inslee praises five “Solar Communities”

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 12:15PM

Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island, and Seattle recognized for increasing residential solar energy installations through reduced costs, streamlined permitting

Require training for PPG pilots

  • Apr 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

There’s nothing like flying a powered paraglider. For an investment of about $6,000, you can take to the skies, no license and no training required — although, without the latter, you are taking your life into your own hands. Should training be required for the operation of a powered paraglider? Yes, it should.

My Turn: New rail safety regulations welcome

  • Apr 11, 2015 at 11:00AM

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has announced new rules that reduce the vapor pressure in oil tanker cars leaving his state’s booming oil patch. The goal is to reduce the risk of fiery explosions like the one that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec in July 2013.

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