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Sarah Smiley: What I’m feeling as my husband prepares to retire from the Navy

  • Apr 9, 2016 at 8:00AM

A year from now, my husband will retire from the Navy, so I have begun the emotional countdown of lasts: last deployment (thank you), last time I see him in uniform (tear) and so forth.

Kitsap students on UW's Dean's List

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 5:00PM

Students from Bremerton, Seabeck and Silverdale have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for the Autumn quarter.

Letter: Focus on better bus service, not passenger only ferry

  • Apr 8, 2016 at 10:00AM

Once again Kitsap Transit orchestrated funding for a fast ferry. The funds cannot be used to increase bus service which Kitsap County so desperately needs. Thanks, John Clauson, “Passenger-only ferry debate rife with myths, misconceptions” (April 1, 2016) for ignoring the needs of bus riders. The transfer center in Silverdale has two portable potties. Such elegance.

Editorial: Drivers, the cell call or text can wait

  • Apr 8, 2016 at 9:00AM

Nationwide, 3,179 deaths and 431,000 injuries were attributed to vehicle accidents involving distracted driving in 2014, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That was an increase from the year before, when 3,158 people died and 424,000 were injured.

YWCA awards honor empowered women

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 10:10AM

The Women of Achievement awards, now in their 27th year according to Executive Director Denise Frey, honor women who have made a difference in Kitsap County.

Ridgetop Middle School student charged with making threats

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Apr 7, 2016 at 10:09AM

SILVERDALE — A 14-year-old Central Kitsap boy appeared in Kitsap County Juvenile Court April 1 on a charge of felony harassment (threat to kill) following a March 31 investigation at Ridgetop Middle School.

The Petri Dish: Looking for someone to blame for early release of prisoners

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Apr 6, 2016 at 10:16AM

Republican state senators didn’t fire Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner when they had the chance.

Sex trafficking a problem in Kitsap, speaker says

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Apr 2, 2016 at 11:27PM

Perpetrators of crime are often people in positions of authority, says Sandy Hill

Visit a farmers market and taste all that’s great about Kitsap | Kitsap Weekly

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 3:55PM

Long after those fresh leeks and potatoes are consumed, the memory of the farmers market experience will live on.

Kitsap youth rally for human rights

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 3:36PM

20 years after Laramie, LGBTQ teens still find acceptance elusive

My View | Passenger-only ferry debate rife with myths, misconceptions

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 12:00PM updated Apr 1, 2016 at 8:16AM

Only four in 10 Kitsap County residents have heard of Kitsap Transit’s proposed passenger-only ferry service connecting Bremerton, Kingston and Southworth to downtown Seattle. If voters approve a sales-tax measure this year, all three routes would be in service by 2020. As envisioned, the service would cut at least by half the time it now takes to reach downtown Seattle using existing transit options.

Fifth and sixth graders to get laptop computers in April

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 1:14PM

SILVERDALE – Fifth- and sixth-grade students at Central Kitsap School District will begin working with laptop computers in April, which is earlier than had been planned.

Cartoon: How to break into an iPhone

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 1:00PM

Cartoon: How to break into an iPhone / Cagle Cartoons

Community briefs (April 1, 2016 edition)

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 10:00AM

Walk MS Kitsap County takes place April 9, Rose society meets April 11, Safe boating classes

Court report (April 1, 2016)

  • Apr 3, 2016 at 8:00AM

The following cases were filed in Kitsap County District Court:

Klahowya Eagles lacrosse team takes down North Kitsap 15-8

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 10:25AM

SILVERDALE ­— Senior attackman Joe Hawley led undefeated Klahowya to a 15-8 win over North Kitsap, March 25 at Central Kitsap Middle School.Klahowya had a tougher time on March 29 against Gig Harbor, losing 15-3.

Passenger-only ferry debate rife with myths, misconceptions

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 12:00PM

Only four in 10 Kitsap County residents have heard of Kitsap Transit’s proposed fast foot-ferry service connecting Bremerton, Kingston and Southworth to downtown Seattle. If voters approve a sales-tax measure this year, all three routes would be in service by 2020.

No joke: Scavenger hunt on April Fool’s Day

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 10:17AM

The Kitsap History Museum in Bremerton is holding a scavenger hunt for April Fool’s Day. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, visitors to the museum can wander through galleries and find what doesn’t belong.

Chancellor helps enforce a fitness lifestyle

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 5:00AM

Seahawks’ strong safety Kam Chancellor and FormXForce held a fitness boot camp at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor March 28.

Sarah Smiley: A surprising lack of home video footage of youngest sons

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 8:00AM

It was a not-so-dark and stormy night before Easter. A rash purchase, fueled by emotions and a day full of laundry (that will make sense later), had me lugging a box that was too big to be bagged out of Best Buy.

Photo: Eggs gone in three minutes

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 10:12AM

Children rush to collect hidden Easter eggs during the American Legion #149 annual community Easter egg hunt at Forest Ridge Park in Bremerton March 26.

26th District lawmakers secure funding in supplemental capital budget for repairs to military vessel USS Turner Joy

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:22PM

BREMERTON – 26th District lawmakers, Reps. Jesse Young and Michelle Caldier have acquired $300,000 in the supplemental capital budget to assist in necessary hull repairs to a retired Navy destroyer vessel, the USS Turner Joy, in Bremerton.

North Kitsap struggles against Bellarmine Prep | Boys Lacrosse

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 2:16PM

North Kitsap’s Kellson Arthurs had another strong game, putting up six goals and grabbing seven ground balls. The senior midfielder now has 16 goals and an assist in four games this season.

Putting down the beast of human trafficking

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 7:00AM

What industry is thought to be the fastest-growing criminal enterprise in the world — second to the drug trade — at $32 billion a year? The answer: human trafficking, and it’s happening here in Kitsap County.

State Transportation Commission suspends plans to increase toll rates on SR 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 1:06PM

OLYMPIA – There’s good news for drivers who use the State Route 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge. The Washington State Transportation Commission recently voted to suspend a planned 50-cent toll rate increase on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, scheduled to take effect July 1, 2016.

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