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Test fire round in DeJesus' possession matches shell casings found at crime scene

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Aug 22, 2015 at 8:23PM

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to – as Lt. Det. Earl Smith put it – "paint a picture."

‘Thornbrook:' Discover the mystery

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 4:11PM

Local filmmakers produce a steampunk mystery series for Monoculus Films.

Fire officials still investigating cause of Motel 6 gas leak

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 3:47PM

BREMERTON — Officials with the Bremerton Fire Department say they’ve narrowed down the source of the fuel from the Aug. 18 Motel 6 explosion to a gas meter on the side of the building. However, they’re still determining the cause of ignition, which could take a few weeks, said Bremerton Fire Chief Al Duke.

Homeless in Kitsap County: The count is 496 — but it’s probably higher

  • Aug 22, 2015 at 9:00AM

496. According to statistics gathered during Kitsap County’s annual Point in Time Count earlier this year, that’s how many people who could be classified as homeless in Kitsap County.

Arrest of murder suspect the result of long, exhaustive investigation, sheriff says

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Aug 21, 2015 at 10:27AM

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office arrested Geraldo “Jerry” Castro De Jesus in connection with the murder of Heather Kelso, 29, and Kaden Lum, 2, at Kariotis Mobile Home Park. "March 28, 2015, is a day the Kitsap community will not forget. Law enforcement will not forget,” said Sheriff Gary Simpson at a press conference at the Kitsap County Administration building Aug. 20. “This is the day that two members of our community were murdered at their home.”

Arrest of murder suspect the result of long, exhaustive investigation, detective says

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 6:40PM

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office arrested Geraldo "Jerry" Castro De Jesus in connection with the murder of Heather Kelso, 29, and Kaden Lum, 2, at Kariotis Mobile Home Park.

Update: Suspect will be arraigned on murder charges 11 a.m. Aug. 21

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 4:27PM

Geraldo Castro DeJesus will be arraigned on murder charges at 11 a.m. Aug. 21 in Courtroom 272, Kitsap County Superior Court. DeJesus is suspected of the shooting deaths of a woman and a child at Kariotis Mobile Home Park in March. He was arrested early Aug. 20, the sheriff’s department reported.

Witnesses recount Motel 6 blast

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Aug 20, 2015 at 4:25PM

An acrid smell of smoke filled the air near Motel 6 in Bremerton as firefighters and other emergency personnel dealt with an explosion that partially destroyed the building around 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18. The acting hotel manager, Tonya Hinds, evacuated the building after being informed of a gas leak shortly before 8 p.m. Hinds, a former volunteer firefighter, said she stepped outside the motel and could hear the leak about 50 yards away. “The smell was so intense I knew this was very big,” Hinds said. “I called 911 immediately.”

Sheriff: Suspect in double-homicide arrested, booked

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:44PM

A suspect in the double-homicide at Karotis Mobile Home Park in March was arrested and booked early Aug. 20, the sheriff’s department reported. Detectives arrested the suspect without incident at 8:30 a.m. at his place of employment, the sheriff’s office reported.

For lower health care costs, avoid trips to ER, panel says

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Aug 20, 2015 at 11:02AM

Keeping a lid on the cost of health care is a concern of most Kitsap residents. And according to an expert panel at the Kitsap Business Forum Aug. 11, the key to keeping costs low while still providing quality care will require a combination of preventative care, ceasing the use of tobacco products and encouraging people to visit their doctor regularly instead of going to very expensive emergency departments.

Exploring gluten-free graham crackers | Kitsap Weekly

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 20, 2015 at 7:17AM

My oh my, I do love graham crackers! Thank goodness Pamela’s Products just came out with their newest gluten-free products: graham crackers, cinnamon, chocolate and honey in traditional squares or minis.

Security videos show Motel 6 blast

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 5:00PM updated at 7:43PM

Videos show blast from Aug. 18 Motel 6 gas explosion.

'I thought it was a bomb': Explosion destroys part of Bremerton Motel 6

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 10:00PM updated Aug 19, 2015 at 10:49AM

BREMERTON – An acrid smell of smoke filled the air near Motel 6 in Bremerton as firefighters and other emergency personnel dealt with an explosion that partially destroyed the building around 8 p.m. Aug. 18.

Kitsap Wine Festival draws over 800

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 12:11PM

About 830 people attended the seventh annual Kitsap Wine Festival at Harborside Fountain Park in Bremerton on Aug. 8. The festival benefits the Harrison Medical Center Foundation.

Poulsbo micropublisher hopes to turn Kitsap into a literary mecca | Kitsap Weekly

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 16, 2015 at 2:35PM

Armed with a vision, the technology of Konica Minolta and a business plan only an MBA could write, the owners of Kitsap Printing in Poulsbo have launched a separate company, Kitsap Publishing. Their goal: To become a publisher of quality softcover books serving a national and international market.

STEM grants, safety and budgets discussed by CKSD board

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 4:14PM

The Central Kitsap School District board of directors discussed a range of issues from science and technology grants to safety at an Aug. 12 meeting:

New moon in Leo: Courage and an invitation to “simply be”

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:19AM

Did you see the dazzling display of Venus and Jupiter on the western horizon at sunset this summer? Center stage and shining their sparkling rays at us, they invited us to be as beautiful, radiant and unapologetic as they are. With the new moon (Aug. 14 at 7:53 a.m. PDT), the sun and moon in Leo expand the invitation

Lake Sammamish State Part | Trips on a tank

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:16AM

Located in Issaquah, Washington, Kitsap visitors have the option of taking a ferry and driving through Seattle (about 36 miles one way) or driving around Puget Sound on Interstate 5 (about 85 miles one way), but the trip is an easy hour to two-hour journey, and at the end, you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful lake, nestled in a wooded state park.

Harrison to keep ‘significant’ presence in Bremerton

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Aug 13, 2015 at 1:16PM

During the Aug. 11 panel discussion on how to reduce health care costs, David Schultz, market president for the CHI Franciscan Health peninsula region, spoke a little bit about what Harrison Medical Center’s Bremerton campus might look like when the hospital eventually shifts focus to its Silverdale campus.

Man arrested after swallowing meth tells officer he's 'pretty high already'

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 1:15PM

BREMERTON – Weston Joseph Broussard, 44, of Port Orchard, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and tampering with physical evidence

Letter: Contractor should be canned for sewage spills

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

I read your article on the sewage spills in Dyes Inlet. I believe that the contractors should be replaced as they have now damaged the environment twice in ways that could have been avoided.

Sarah Smiley: GOP debates, crossroads in parenthood

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 8:00AM

As we sat down to watch the first GOP debates between candidates vying to be the Republican presidential nominee, my 8-year-old son, Lindell, asked, "So, who are the bad people?"

Editorial: Steps for saving the safety net

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

Social Security marks its 80th birthday Friday, and it’s an occasion that should be celebrated. But Social Security is showing its age, or rather, American workers are showing theirs.

Lake Crescent and Devil’s Punchbowl | Trips on a Tank

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 10, 2015 at 1:39PM

Nothing can quite prepare you for the feeling you get when standing on the edge of a 50-foot cliff overlooking clear, blue water, which you plan to jump into on the count of three. Devil’s Punchbowl, at Lake Crescent near Port Angeles, is reportedly about 1,000 feet deep. Thrill-seekers jump in from heights ranging from 15 to 50 feet. On July 28, my colleague Sara Miller and I were two of those people.

Markle assumes command of PSNS & IMF

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 6:15PM

BREMERTON – Capt. Howard B. Markle relieved Capt. Stephen F. Williamson during a Change of Command ceremony Aug. 7, becoming the 49th commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

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