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Math Blast event draws families to Armin Jahr

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 12:49PM

Parents and children huddled around board games, iPods and craft projects during a special district-wide event at Armin Jahr Elementary last week. More than two hundred guests gathered in the school gymnasium at the start of the event to eat some dinner before heading off to play board games focused on arithmetic as part of the “Math Blast” program.

Bremerton parking amnesty program wrapping up

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 12:00PM

Bremerton Municipal Court administrator Dawn Nelson says it will take a couple of weeks to get a final tally on the number of parking and red light camera tickets that were closed this month as part of an amnesty program.

Port commission to discuss marina tariffs

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:09PM

Port staff is recommending a 5 percent increase in the moorage fees for covered moorage at the Port Orchard marina.

Boys and Girls Club gym use is limited

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:00PM

Kids at Bremerton’s brand new $4.5 million Boys & Girls Club have found themselves without daily gym space ever since the auxiliary gymnasium at the old East High School was closed due to roof damage shortly after the club opened.

Health classes offerded by local tennis center

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:15PM

The Kitsap Tennis & Athletic Center (KTAC) will offer two courses to enhance and improve health.

Schlicher announces bid for State House of Representatives

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:32PM

Emergency room doctor and small business owner Nathan Schlicher has announced he will run for the State House of Representative Position 1.

City workers’ timekeeping system is spotty

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03PM

Only about half of the City of Bremerton’s employees are using an electronic timekeeping system first introduced six years ago. That’s one of several findings released in a new report by Bremerton Auditor Gary Nystul. Some of his other findings show that various city departments use over 25 different paper forms to process pay; there are some supervisors who are approving their own attendance; and the only person who prepares the entire city payroll does not have a fully trained backup.

Kickoff rally set for Kitsap County Assessor candidate Sean Smith

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:25PM

A campaign kickoff rally for Sean Smith, a Republican candidate for Kitsap County Assessor, will be held at McCormick Woods Clubhouse from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9.

Awards and honors

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

Here's a few notices we've received about people in our communities

In life and death, Marines and fathers are always there

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

I wrote the following column in 2005 after my friend Marc Tace died of Muscular Dystrophy. This week marks 20 years since Marc’s dad, a Marine Colonel, died of a heart attack while serving overseas.

His love of cats and art combine in Kitty Kans

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 2:00PM

Blame it on Howard. Or Chunky Monkey, Alphy, Grizzly and Pumpkin. It’s all their fault that Jeff Haynie ended up with all those empty cat food cans and nothing to do with them. Being a person who believes in “re-purposing” things, it always bugged him to be tossing those cans, even in the recycle bin.

Helping make the world a better (and homier) place

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 6:00AM

When the keys and Bibles are handed over to new homeowners, that’s when Habitat for Humanity volunteer Vickie Bell feels like she’s made a difference in the world.

Hearing on Tracyton development postponed

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 2:00PM

Kitsap County Department of Community Development planner Doug Frick confirmed Tuesday that a hearing on a proposed single family residential development near Tracyton has, once again, been postponed to May 22.

Benefit dance performance set for April 23

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 2:06PM

The aim of the benefit show is to help educate about and fight childhood obesity, and to promote a healthy, active lifestyle for kids

Bonsai club to meet April 18

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 2:37PM

Dave DeGroot, Curator of the Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection, will present a program on displaying bonsai

Kitsap Humane Society's annual meeting set for Saturday

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 2:05PM

The meeting will be an opportunity to meet Natalie Smith, newly-hired director of animal welfare

Rotary sale returns for another year

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Rotary Annual Garage Sale (RAGS) will be April 12 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.

Bataan Remembrance Day is April 12

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:16PM

Bataan Remembrance Day will be commemorated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at Bataan Park in East Bremerton. The park is located on Sylvan Way and Olympus Drive.

911 services restored statewide

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:47AM

A Century Link 911 outage occurred overnight in Washington state

Find some hidden gems at RAGS on Saturday

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:58AM

The biggest darn garage sale of the year is on its way.

Port increases Port Orchard Marina moorage fees

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

Port CEO Jim Rothlin said Bob Wise, a consultant to the port, recommended that the rates be increased 10 percent. But the staff’s recommendation was 5 percent.

Bremerton: $20 car tab fees are here to stay

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

In split vote, city council extends life of Transportation Benefit District

Another great year at KHS

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Just as in 2012, KHS is doing its job well, caring for animals and caring for the donated dollars it receives.

Community volunteers need respect

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Partnership opportunities should not be dropped, missed or squandered due to a lack of clearly defined and easy to access posted policy.

Oldest son shows who he is becoming

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

“I wonder if he’ll be an engineer like his dad?” I said. “He’s very systematic.”

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