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Stars Above Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 1:48PM

Stars Above Kitsap: What do the stars say about the upcoming Super Bowl? Russell Wilson’s Leo moon matches up with the Seahawks’ sun. Many team members have associations like these to the Seahawks, and they all spell destiny.

Stars Above Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 9:00AM

Horoscopes for Feb. 3-18. The Feb. 3 full moon in Leo teams up with expansive Jupiter, also retrograde, and lined up with slow moving Saturn who puts a damper on the party

Stick with it | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 8:00AM

It's one month after New Year's. How's your get-fit resolution going? Get tips from Kitsap's fitness experts.

Man believed dead in Hood Canal plane crash was experienced jetliner pilot

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:36AM

SHINE — The man believed to be flying the plane that crashed into Hood Canal on Monday was an experienced pilot who was certified to fly jumbo jets such as the Boeing 747.

Employment growth highest since 1997

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 11:00AM

Year-over-year employment growth in Washington was the highest since 1997, according to estimates released Jan. 22 by the state Employment Security Department.

EPA applauds green Mariners

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency office in Seattle commended the Seattle Mariners baseball team for winning the “Setting an Example Award” at the Sustainability Leadership Awards hosted by Sustainable Seattle on Jan. 23.

Sports roundup

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:15AM

Boys Basketball, Jan. 27: Port Townsend 51, Klahowya 48 (OT)

Delays coming to Agate Pass

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 11:00AM

The State Route 305 Agate Pass Bridge, which links Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula, will be reduced to one lane during daytime hours for 21 consecutive days beginning Feb. 9.

Phone scams continue to be serious threat, remain on IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ list

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 11:00AM

Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain near the top of the annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season, the Internal Revenue Service announced.

Olympic wins league tournament, CK second

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:11AM

SILVERDALE — The Olympic Trojans won the Olympic League tournament crown with 3, 316 pins on Jan. 23 at All Star Lanes.

My husband doesn’t let anyone win ... including me

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:08AM

My husband, Dustin, is one of the most competitive people I know. We’ve known each other since I was first born, but I only really came to understand Dustin’s competitive nature when we were newlyweds. We were living in a small, one-bedroom apartment, and because we did not have children yet, we spent our evenings doing whatever we wanted.

$1.1 billion worth of Kitsap homes sold in 2014, real estate group says

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 10:00AM

The number of Kitsap County single-family homes sold in 2014 went up 8.5 percent compared to 2013 – from 3,340 units to 3,624 – and the median value of those homes increased by half a percent during that time, from $240,725 to $242,000.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge committee seeks new members

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 11:00AM

Kitsap County residents have the opportunity to advise the Washington State Transportation Commission on new toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Naval Base Kitsap to hold security exercise Feb. 2–13

  • Feb 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield, an annual security readiness exercise, will take place at Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) installations from Feb. 2 to Feb. 13.

Community briefs

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 7:00AM

Fun for kids at Tracyton Library, meeting on Puget Sound and orcas, Peninsula Wilderness Club and more

Law aims to reduce copper in brakes, improve water quality

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 10:00AM

OLYMPIA - Washington’s drive to protect salmon and other aquatic species became a national model as brake manufacturers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and an association of states signed an agreement based on Washington’s low-copper standards.

My Turn: Let's move beyond the gas tax

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:45AM

With gas prices plummeting to less than $2 a gallon, some politicians think this is the ideal time to increase state and federal gas taxes. The theory is when gasoline is expensive, voters vehemently oppose higher gas taxes; but when the price drops, motorists don't pay as much attention. They just fill up and drive off, thankful for the savings.

A few tweaks to election laws

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:38AM

The Legislature is considering a few pieces of legislation regarding elections, some more helpful than others.

Silverdale artist among winners of Bremerton art show

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:35AM

The winners of over $9,000 in cash and purchase awards in the 2015 Collective Vision Gallery Show were announced at the Admiral Theatre Jan. 24.

CKF&R fire chief re-designated

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:29AM

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue's Fire Chief, Scott Weninger, has successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of "Chief Fire Officer" (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing met in August 2014 to officially confer the re-designation upon Chief Weninger, who is one of only 993 CFOs worldwide.

Silverdale Whaling Days scholarships available

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:27AM

The Whaling Days Hank Mann Sykes scholarship has been awarded for the last nine years. The scholarship is available for Central Kitsap School District students that have a strong sense of community involvement and volunteerism.

Witness says plane spun, lost parts as it fell toward Hood Canal

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:24AM

SEABECK -- The small red-and-white airplane that crashed south of Seabeck Jan. 26 in Hood Canal was spinning, may have had parts break off in flight and sank quickly, according to a man who said he witnessed the plane fall.

Detectives seek public's help in locating suspect in human trafficking

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 12:48PM

Two subjects already in custody, accomplice being sought

Pilot of crashed plane was a Fox Island resident, was flying alone

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 10:31AM

A driver's license is found. Next of kin has been notified. And the search for the pilot and plane that crashed Jan. 26 in Hood Canal near Seabeck was suspended at 9 p.m. that evening.

Education funding in Washington state: A history lesson and Constitutional mandate | 2015 Session

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 10:57AM

According to Article IX of the Washington State Constitution, the state’s “paramount duty” is to provide an “ample” and “uniform” education for all children.

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