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Downed trees force several road closures | Updated

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 4:34PM

KITSAP – The wet, windy weather today has shut down several roads across the area.

Local Firefighters to provide 'Coats For Kids'

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:43AM

CENTRAL KITSAP - On Nov. 18 there will be three classes of local second graders feeling a whole lot warmer.

School levy, hospital topics at CK Community Council

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 12:34PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap School District Superintendent David McVicker will speak about the school levy and Jim Alvarez will speak about updates on Silverdale Harrison Hospital during the Nov. 19 CK Community Council meeting.

New Deputy Fire Chief to be sworn in

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:35AM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue's new deputy fire chief, John Oliver, will be sworn in Nov. 23.

Opioid epidemic continues in Washington

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:29AM

Data from 2014 state vital-statistics records show that heroin killed 293 people in Washington last year, about twice as many as in 2008. At the same time, the number of deaths from prescription narcotics has steadily dropped from a peak of 512 deaths in 2008 to 319 in 2014. Overall, the number of deaths from opioid overdose in Washington remains at about 600 a year.

My Turn: The third side of the County vs. KRRC coin

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 10:32AM

As a resident of the county who does NOT belong to the Kitap Rifle and Revolver Club, I am not technically a part of the ongoing legal dispute. I am however affected by it, as is every citizen.

Superior Court commissioner Lowans to retire

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 10:22AM

PORT ORCHARD – Kitsap County Superior Court Commissioner Thurman W. Lowans has announced his retirement from the Court, effective June 1, 2016.

WSP reports many calls about phone scams

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 12:07PM

Over the past four months, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) has received numerous phone calls from the public indicating they have been contacted by our agency soliciting donations. Based on the information received from the public, the phone calls have been from individuals attempting to scam the public for money.

Public comments on public prayer

  • Nov 13, 2015 at 2:52PM

On Nov. 12, the school board held their first meeting since that game Oct. 29. The room was, unsurprisingly, packed. The public comment section at the beginning of the meeting was, predictably, long.

Qdoba restaurant to open in Kitsap Mall on Friday

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 4:21PM

SILVERDALE – A Qdoba Mexican fast food restaurant will have its grand opening at the Kitsap Mall on Friday.

Officers raise $5,200 for Special Olympics

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 2:32PM

SILVERDALE – Local law enforcement personnel donated their off-duty time at the Silverdale Red Robin Restaurant to serve in an entirely different role – as table waiters – during the "Tip-A-Cop" fundraiser for the Special Olympics Oct. 24.

MultiCare, Hospice of Kitsap County discuss acquisition

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 8:00PM

KITSAP – MultiCare Health System and Hospice of Kitsap County are in discussions for MultiCare to acquire the assets of Hospice of Kitsap County. The two organizations intend to close the transaction later this year, subject to certificate of need review by the Washington Department of Health.

Celebration galore in Silverdale for the annual tree lighting

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 12:08PM

Silverdale will light up Nov. 28 when the 61st annual Christmas tree lighting will be held near the intersection of Dahl Road and NW Anderson Hill Road.

Seabeck Highway roundabout completed ahead of schedule

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 12:02PM

SEABECK – A new roundabout at the Seabeck Highway NW and NW Holly Road intersection was recently completed ahead of schedule and within the budget. The roundabout is part of a larger road improvement project located on Seabeck Highway between Calamity Lane NW and NW Gross Road. The project focuses on increasing safety for vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians.

Talking about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

Congressman Rick Larsen is doing something this week his congressional colleagues from Washington and around the country are not.

Community briefs (Nov. 13, 2015 edition)

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 10:36AM

Pearl Harbor Day ceremony Dec. 7, 'Nutcracker' set for Nov. 28-29, Rotarians donate $2,000 to homeless

Auto dealers raise $60,046 for cancer research

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 3:00PM

West Hills Auto Plex raised $60,046 this October to be donated to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The sum is $20,000 more than the previous year.

Area Navy bases boosting energy efficiency

  • Nov 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

KITSAP – One of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest missions is to ensure that naval installations in the Puget Sound region become more energy efficient and sustainable while maintaining or improving working conditions for employees.

Sarah Smiley: Risky carrier landings and the hidden stories of veterans

  • Nov 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

Lindell joined the Navy in 1971. No, not my son Lindell, but my dad, also named Lindell, which makes writing that first sentence really weird.

My turn: Never too late to thank a veteran

  • Nov 12, 2015 at 1:00PM

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the guns finally fell silent across France.

Editorial: Safety on our roads starts with you

  • Nov 15, 2015 at 8:00AM

It’s been another deadly year on Kitsap’s roads. With winter weather nearing, it could get worse. But it doesn’t have to.

Honoring all who served

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Nov 12, 2015 at 10:22AM

Veterans salute as members of the Knights of Columbus present the colors during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds Nov. 11.

Drowsy driving cited as likely cause of fatal crash in Bremerton

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 3:29PM

According to a preliminary report from the Bremerton Police Department, the crash began as a white 1990s-era Honda Accord occupied by three people was stopped at the light and waiting to turn. Another vehicle, a red Kia sedan, approached from behind, northbound on National coming down the hill at a high rate of speed.

Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 at fairgrounds pavilion

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 3:59PM

Doors open at 9 a.m. for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds pavilion, Nov. 11. The event is reportedly the largest Veterans Day program in Washington.

Vote for your favorite suicide prevention poster

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 2:55PM

KITSAP – Public online voting at is now open for the Suicide Prevention Youth Poster Contest sponsored by the Kitsap Community Suicide Prevention Coalition.

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