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Kitsap County files civil suit to enforce shooting range ordinance

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County filed an action March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court requesting an injunction against Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club for failing to obtain a required operational range permit. In September 2014, Kitsap County Commissioners passed Ordinance 515-2014, which became effective December 22, 2014, establishing a requirement that outdoor shooting ranges obtain an operating permit.

West Hills Honda earns Honda’s President’s Award

  • Apr 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON – West Hills Honda is among the recipients of its prestigious Honda President’s Award for 2014, according to American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

When the pursuit is the reward

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

I was not a straight-A student in high school. Maybe that’s why I can tell you this story. Society only seems to accept success stories from people who have failed first. Except, I never truly failed. I just didn’t try that hard to succeed.

NBK trains in Sinclair Inlet

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 11:08AM

BREMERTON – Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) held successful training exercises in Sinclair Inlet between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Friday, March 27.

Librarian recognized for teaching tech to teens

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

Seth Ciotti, teen services librarian for Kitsap Regional Library based at Sylvan Way, has been recognized by the national publication, Library Journal, as one of its industry "Movers & Shakers" for 2015.

Kitsap student named ‘Youth of the Year’

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

OLYMPIA – Kitsap student and Boys and Girls Club member Tierra Trail received a Youth of the Year award on Tuesday at the Governor’s mansion in Olympia.

Community briefs (April 3, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 11:02AM

Easter egg hunts, AARP Smart Driver course, Bonsai Club hosts former Pacific Rim curator and more

Sports briefs

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 10:55AM

OHS baseball team selling Mariner tickets; Crosspoint duo named honorable mention and more

Letter: State income tax, other reforms needed

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Washington State has the most regressive tax system in the U.S. (Christian Science Monitor, March 2, 2015). Washington takes a "greater share of income from low and middle income families than from wealthy families."

Working across the aisle gives bills a better chance

  • Apr 7, 2015 at 8:00AM

Before I was elected, I knew the most successful legislation was that which is worked on with people on both sides of the aisle, and vetted with those affected the most. That's why – in my first three months in office – all of the bills I've worked on have received bipartisan support.

My turn: Showdown in Seattle over city's minimum wage law

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Ever since the $15 wage proposal was narrowly approved by City of SeaTac voters, municipal leaders in neighboring Seattle have pushed to impose the same edict.

Editorial: State Auditor Kelly should step aside

  • Apr 4, 2015 at 10:00AM

Presumption of innocence and benefit of the doubt are related concepts. The former is a cherished part of our criminal justice system; the latter, a protection of our less formal but still popular court of public opinion.

Brownsville school principal kisses goat 21 times for charity

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Before a crowd of hundreds of children in the Brownsville Elementary gymnasium on March 31, school Principal Toby Tebo kissed a goat 21 times as part of a fundraiser for children in Kenya.

Protesters aim to stop retail sale of 'puppy mill' puppies

  • Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00AM

Around 23 people gathered outside a Silverdale pet and feed store on March 28 to protest the sale of what they said were "puppy mill" puppies.

CK school district prepares to 'friend' social media

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 5:00PM

Teachers and principals may soon be more active on Facebook and Twitter as the Central Kitsap School District develops a policy for how to handle social media.

Impounded vehicle may be connected to double-homicide in East Bremerton

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Apr 2, 2015 at 9:39AM

Detectives have served a search warrant at a residence in Port Orchard in connection with the double-homicide investigation at Kariotis Mobile Home Park in Bremerton, Sheriff’s Sgt. Ken Dickinson reported March 31.

Kelso recalled as loving and fun at vigil

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 10:18PM

CHICO - White candles were lit and tears were shed as dozens of people gathered at a Chico church to remember shooting victim and mother Heather Kelso.

Kitsap County launches text-to-911 service

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 3:24PM

Kitsap 911 (CENCOM) announced March 31 that it has begun accepting text-to-911 service. Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customers in Kitsap County can now send a text message to 911 in an emergency.

Detectives search Port Orchard residence, impounded vehicle

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 12:38PM

Detectives have served a search warrant at a residence in Port Orchard while investigating the Karoitis Mobile Home Park double homicide. KCSO has not disclosed the nature of what was located during the service of the warrant.

Top 10: Olympic College rated one of the best community colleges in the United States

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 5:02PM

Olympic College didn’t win the money, but it sure won bragging rights. Every other year, the Aspen Institute picks 150 community colleges in the nation to consider for its prestigious Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The 2015 award is only its third, but twice OC has been asked to apply for the honor. This year, OC was chosen as one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation when it comes to student success.

Sheriff's office working to ID and locate homicide suspect

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 3:09PM

22-year-old victim has been interviewed by detectives

Bond on board - Pumas sign their very own '007'

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 12:33PM

The Kitsap Pumas signed their very own 007 this month when they added outside back Jake Bond to their roster. He is not related to James Bond -- but he is just as 'lethal' on the field with a license to thrill.

'U Drive. U Text. U Pay.' campaign beginning in April

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 11:08AM

OLYMPIA – For the second year in a row, more than 100 law enforcement agencies in Washington State will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of the national distracted driving enforcement campaign.

Get your derby rolling | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 9:38AM

The fast and the epic raced through Seabeck as local Cub Scouts keep the pinewood racing tradition alive.

Sheriff's office searching for Central Kitsap double-homicide suspect

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 8:35PM

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives are following up on numerous leads and are working to identify a suspect who shot and killed a 2-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman at the Kariotis Mobile Home Park on March 28.

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