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Officials announce ban on outdoor burning

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 10:00AM

KITSAP—Fire marshals in Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Snohomish and King county planned to set a phase 1 burn ban beginning 8 a.m. on June 22. The burn ban is being set due to continuing dry weather and above normal fire risk for this time of year.

Burn ban expanded into western Washington

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 10:23AM

Hot and dry conditions increasing fire danger statewide; 306 wildfire starts throughout state this year so far.

Harrison surgeons honored

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

BREMERTON – Cardiothoracic surgeons at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma received three-star ratings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for Aortic Valve Replacement. A three-star rating denotes the highest category for quality.

Handle fireworks safely on the Fourth of July

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 10:00AM

Area familes and friends will gather on Saturday, July 4, to celebrate the holiday and watch fireworks. Several public fireworks shows will be held, but those who light their own fireworks are advised to be careful not to injure themselves nor start a fire with this summer’s dryer-than-normal weather.

For health innovations, fund Life Sciences Discovery

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 10:00AM

Some may remember the infamous Seattle billboard: “Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights?” The billboard appeared in April 1971 after Boeing shed 60,000 jobs at its Puget Sound plants. The collapse spurred the state to diversify its economy. Seattle, in particular, has become one of the world’s hubs for software, health care and life sciences research. One of the key ways to stimulate innovative life sciences research is the Life Sciences Discovery Fund.

Play it safe, see a fireworks show

  • Jun 28, 2015 at 9:00AM

Here are some good reasons to enjoy a professional fireworks show this Fourth of July (and, in some cases, 3rd of July), instead of buying and lighting off fireworks. One, fireworks were responsible for two deaths, 277 injuries, and more than 150 fires and $320,000 in property loss in Washington in 2014, according to the State Fire Marshal.

Median cost of home in Kitsap: $265,000

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:30PM

Fueling the market: Low interest rates, a growing economy, improving consumer confidence

Olympic College hires its first vice president for equity and inclusion

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:32AM

Cheryl Nuñez is Olympic College’s first vice president for equity and inclusion. She served in similar positions at Xavier University and Northern Kentucky University.

Healthy Youth Survey: Increase in student depression, suicide attempts

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:00AM updated at 9:31AM

An increasing number of Washington teens say they feel sad or hopeless, have thoughts of suicide, and have attempted suicide, according to the state Healthy Youth Survey.

Seeing unusual birds in your area? Here's why | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jun 24, 2015 at 5:48AM

Over the last 50 years, more than 60 percent of our bird species have shifted their winter ranges further north with the warming climate.

DNR expands burn ban to include western Washington

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:35AM

With heat and drought rapidly increasing fire danger in western Washington, the state Department of Natural Resources expanded last week’s burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades

County Commissioners issue emergency ordinance banning sky lanterns

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:16AM

The Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance June 22 banning the use of sky lanterns.

Fire ravages Manette apartment complex

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 4:00PM updated at 7:10PM

BREMERTON—There were no injuries after a three-alarm fire rampaged through the top floor of an apartment unit at Edgewood Apartment Villa in Manette June 22. Huge orange flames tore a huge hole in the center of Building F. A manager on site grabbed a garden hose and pointed it at the fire.

Inexpensive whites and pinks add to summer fun | Northwest Wines

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 4:35PM

As temperatures creep toward — even into — triple digits, we think more and more about refreshing wines to enjoy in the Great Northwest. And with summer’s arrival, so too shall we load up with bright white and crisp rosé wines.

'Spacecraft' presents a concert series that is out of this world | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 4:26PM

The latest otherworldly personas to touch down on the Kitsap concert landscape courtesy of the Bainbridge organization Spacecraft are a wonderfully motley mix of slick, sexy, gutsy, vintage and timeless acts — and they all come to rock.

KRCC should change its voting structure | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:55PM

Bremerton may be flexing its urban municipal muscle in an attempt to force a change in the voting structure of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, or it may be serious about leaving KRCC. This we do know: The departure of Kitsap’s largest city from KRCC would complicate unified regional planning efforts — efforts that are required by the state’s Growth Management Act.

Harrison Medical Center earns 3-Star rating for cardiac surgery

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 1:26PM

BREMERTON – CHI Franciscan Health cardiothoracic surgeons at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma have received the elite 3-Star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for Aortic Valve Replacement. A 3-Star rating denotes the highest category for quality.

PSNS/IMF employee awarded Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 12:35PM

BREMERTON – Annually, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People recognizes Department of Defense personnel for their outstanding accomplishments in human relations, equal opportunity, and civil rights with the Roy Wilkins Renown Service Awards.

Enjoy the U.S. Open from Bremerton

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 12:19PM

BREMERTON -- The U.S. Open Championship is being played at Chambers Bay golf course in University Place. If you want to be a part of the action, however, but can’t make it to Chambers Bay, Gold Mountain Golf Course is the next best thing.

1995-2015: His Hands Lawn Care celebrates 20th year in business

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

His Hands Lawn Care and Services is celebrating 20 years of business this June. The company, owned by the Orozco family, was established in Kitsap County in 1995. It services commercial and industrial sites all over Western Washington.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS (June 19, 2015 edition)

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 12:00PM

Water Trails Festival June 27-28, Seventh annual Kitsap Wine Festival Aug. 8, The Willows to Host Father’s Day barbecue, CKHS class of 1950 to meet Sept. 5


  • Jun 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Paul Meckley of Bremerton, left, and his son, Asher, 8, walk past ferns and trees on a wood chip trail while on an evening walk in Illahee Preserve June 16.

Row, row, row your motorboat

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 4:00PM

Donell Nathan, left, and his son, Romarez Nathan, of Bremerton, use paddles to move their motorboat toward the shore in Dyes Inlet after their engine cut out near Silverdale Waterfront Park on June 16.

Lesoings celebrate 45th anniversary

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 2:00PM

William and Diane (Lambert) Lesoing celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 11.

Letter: Don’t tax income, capital gains

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Supreme Court told the legislature to pass a fair budget using current revenue sources, not to raise taxes. That means: No state tax on income and capital gains.

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