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Wilson v. Newton: Top ranked NFL quarterbacks to face off Jan. 17

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 2:24PM

When the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers meet in the NFL divisional playoffs on Sunday in Charlotte, North Carolina, the game will be a knock-down, drag-out affair between the two players who arguably have been the league’s best this season.

Port of Brownsville will maintain Keyport's docks

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 15, 2016 at 10:50AM

Port of Brownsville staff will provide maintenance to the Port of Keyport’s marina under an interlocal agreement approved and signed by commissioners Jan. 13. The two port districts are neighbors, located midway between Bremerton and Poulsbo.

Navy says training proposal still in 'early stages of development'

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Jan 15, 2016 at 10:24AM

A Navy spokesman says a plan to use beaches, marinas and parks in the Puget Sound region, including Poulsbo, for special warfare training is only proposed, and that the public will be engaged “at the appropriate time” before any plan is implemented

Fake gun was used in robbery, Bremerton Police say; two charged

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 5:49PM

BREMERTON – Two men were charged with robbery in the first degree after they allegedly cooperated in an armed robbery near the intersection of Naval Avenue and Eighth Street just before midnight on Jan. 12.

Sheriff: Law officers will remember Archie Hood

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 6:09PM

When a horrific crime occurs and extreme efforts are made to conceal a homicide by hiding a victim’s body, these vile acts and barbaric behaviors threaten our community’s sense of safety and security.

Sarah Smiley: Are kids too busy for homework?

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 8:00AM

Have you heard about the “new” movement against assigning homework to children? I use the term “new” loosely because kids have been anti-homework since roughly the beginning of mankind, and parents balking at the nightly ritual is nothing new either. In fact, every decade or so, this issue gains momentum again after a new academic book or editorial is published.

More four-year degree programs coming to OC

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

As a 2015 Aspen Prize finalist, Olympic College was recognized as one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation, which places us in the top 1 percent nationally.

Olympic outpaces Kingston 61-46

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 7:00PM

CENTRAL KITSAP — The Olympic Trojans resolved any question Friday night about whether they had a desire to return to state competition. The team that shared the league 2A title with North Kitsap in 2014-15 and earned sixth place at state was now a relative third place in the league with dwindling opportunities. Every game counted and in 32 minutes, a test of resolve would give the answer.

2016 Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale crowned

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 7:00AM

BREMERTON – More than $22,000 in scholarship money was awarded to 17 contestants at the Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale Scholarship Pageant at Bremerton High School Jan. 9.

Grand opening held for new Allstate business

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 5:00PM

BREMERTON — Allstate Insurance Company hosted a grand opening for a new agency on Jan. 13.

Tall ships to visit Brownsville and Port Orchard in August

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 9:00AM

ABERDEEN — Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and Hawaiian Chieftain have announced their summer ports of call for 2016. Both vessels will spend their summer in Puget Sound and in Grays Harbor, visiting 10 ports and offering educational programs, public sailing excursions and public walk-on tours at most locations

A tour of Central Kitsap High School

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 1:53PM

Central Kitsap voters will be asked in February to approve $220 million in funding to build a new CK high school and new CK middle school, and to make a host of other district-wide building improvements.

Suicide is a symptom of an illness

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 12:57PM

The Crisis Clinic of the Peninsulas helps people in Kitsap and the surrounding area with suicidal thoughts, or who know others with suicidal thoughts. Their 24-hour hotlines are 360-479-3033 for Kitsap or Clallam counties, 360-385-0321 for Jefferson County or 1-800-843-4793.

Community briefs (Jan. 15, 2016 edition)

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:44PM

Free showing of Kung Fu Panda 3 for military families, Winter sea life exploration and pier peer, Ridgetop Middle School Presents Central Kitsap Cheer Exhibition

Pickup truck driver cited for speed after crashing into school bus

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 10:57AM

BREMERTON – The driver of a pickup truck who was hauling a load of bark in a trailer was cited for driving too fast for conditions after he crashed into Mercedes sedan and a school bus around 4:06 p.m. Jan. 12.

Explosion injures man in Gorst

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 9:54PM

GORST – An explosion knocked a man unconscious as he was cleaning up his welding work area at Viking Fence around 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 11.

Remembering, and celebrating, the dream | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 1:51PM

For many peoples, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream is still alive. And his leadership of the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s continues to inspire movements around the world.

A touch of divine intervention on Seahawks' side?

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 7:48AM

It's hard not to think some higher power intervened in Seattle's 10-9 wild-card playoff victory over Minnesota on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

While it wasn't pretty, any victory in the playoffs looks good

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 7:42AM

Now the Seahawks head to top-seeded Carolina next Sunday for the divisional round with the notion that fate is on their side.

Anderson, Knode, Walker featured poets | Bookends

  • Jan 8, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Jan 10, 2016 at 10:57AM

Finnish-Sami poet Gary Anderson, street poet Shane Knode and local journalist Richard Walker will read some of their works at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse.

Hospice of Kitsap County Thrift Store to close

  • Jan 8, 2016 at 2:23PM

BREMERTON – The Hospice of Kitsap County Thrift Store will stop taking donations this week and will close as of Jan. 31. In anticipation of the closure, the store will hold a clearance sale to sell the remaining merchandise.

Sarah Smiley: Meeting the Amish on their turf

  • Jan 10, 2016 at 8:00AM

This fall, I wrote about serendipitously meeting a group of Amish women at our local office supply store. The women, all teachers I presumed, were making photo copies of lesson plans for their students. I was also making photo copies for students – my college-level mass-communication students.

Drive slower and increase distance from other vehicles during winter, WSP advises

  • Jan 8, 2016 at 12:05PM

KING COUNTY – The Washington State Patrol advises motorists to drive carefully and to be aware of potentially treacherous driving conditions this time of year.

Veterans fly fishing group seeks donations

  • Jan 8, 2016 at 11:51AM

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, as many of you know, helps disabled veterans through teaching them fly tying, fly fishing skills, and taking them on the water.

Cowlitz, Sammamish, and Suquamish among possible names for fourth new ferry

  • Jan 7, 2016 at 4:55PM

OLYMPIA – Briefings on the new federal Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, transportation topics in the 2016 legislative session, and proposals for naming the next Olympic Class ferry will be discussed when the State Transportation Commission meets next week in Olympia.

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