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Volunteering can be a learning experience too

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 9:14AM

While the volunteer rate declined across the United States in 2013, for certain individuals, volunteering is at an all-time high.

Harrison, ProTech workers still don’t have deal

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 5:39PM

Geiger said union members would be leafleting on Wednesday and Thursday in Bremerton and Silverdale. On Friday afternoon, union members plan to be out along Wheaton Way doing even further public outreach.

Unemployment rates for February released

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 1:10PM

The unemployment rate for Kitsap County for February was 7.1 percent up from 6.2 in January.

Commission candidate Ed Wolfe endorsed by Kitsap Home Builders Association

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 1:40PM

Wolfe was endorsed after the group interviewed candidates for the commission seat

Harrison workers reject contract offer

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 2:21PM

Harrison Medical Center officials respond to last week's vote

Kitsap Regional Library wins national recognition

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 11:33AM

Kitsap Regional Library recently won an award for its efforts of engaging and connecting the Kitsap community.

Nose wheel falls off, but pilot lands small plane safely

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 11:06AM

A pilot circled his small plane above Bremerton National Airport for nearly 30 minutes to burn off fuel before landing without his nose wheel April 30. The pilot landed the plane at 10:50 a.m. and emerged unharmed. The incident is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board, airport executive assistant Ginger Waye reported.

Pilot unhurt after landing plane without front wheel at Bremerton airport

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:01PM

Port Orchard resident Clarke Coulter is the kind of guy you’d want to be your pilot in the event of a plane crash. About 40 minutes after taking off from Bremerton National Airport in his homemade Pulsar XP Series 1 aircraft on Wednesday, Coulter got a radio call from folks on the ground informing him that they found a nose-wheel that looked a lot like his.

Campaign event set by judge candidate

  • May 15, 2014 at 3:28PM

Tracy Flood filed in April for the seat that is being vacated by retiring District Court Judge James Riehl

First-ever Kitsap Great Give raises $650,000 for nonprofits

  • May 15, 2014 at 3:00PM

During the first annual Kitsap Great Give on May 6, nearly 4,000 gifts totaling $539,000 were made to 200 nonprofits working to help and improve Kitsap County.

Island County commissioner who abruptly resigned seeks Kitsap County Auditor post

  • May 20, 2014 at 4:00PM updated May 21, 2014 at 11:57AM

A former Island County Commissioner, who has sued that county on two occasions and abruptly resigned from her post two weeks ago, seven months shy of completing her first term, has filed to run for Kitsap County Auditor.

CEO doesn't anticipate any 'involuntary' layoffs | Special Report

  • May 23, 2014 at 12:00PM updated May 27, 2014 at 11:04AM

Harrison Medical Center President and CEO Scott Bosch said the plan to consolidate all acute hospital care at the Silverdale campus in the next three to four years should not result in a reduction-in-force.

As of May 12, 36 candidates for 28 elected positions

  • May 12, 2014 at 5:09PM

Candidate filing week opened May 12 and, by the end of day one, 36 residents had filed as candidates for 28 elected positions on the ballot. The primary election is Aug. 5. The top two finishers in each contested race will advance to the Nov. 4 general election.

Hospital strike is looming

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jun 7, 2014 at 1:59PM

Harrison Medical Center’s 800 or so professional and technical workers that belong to UFCW 21 will hold a strike authorization vote on Tuesday, June 10.

Harrison workers authorize one-day strike

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 2:17PM

Professional and technical workers at Harrison Medical Center overwhelmingly authorized a one-day strike during voting in Bremerton on Tuesday.

Commissioners approve nine proposals for mental health tax revenue

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:28PM

Kitsap County commissioners approved nine proposals June 9 to spend about $2.26 million in revenue generated by the county’s new mental health tax.

Streissguth resigns from Harrison’s board of directors

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 20, 2014 at 4:02PM

Kitsap County Commissioner Linda Streissguth resigned from the Harrison Medical Center Board of Directors without much fanfare.

Nimitz will move to Bremerton in 2015

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 1:08PM

The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will move to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton in 2015 for 16 months for a scheduled large-scale maintenance period. Nimitz, currently homeported in Everett, was commissioned in 1975. It weighs 100,020 tons, is 1,092 feet long, and has a ship’s company of 3,200 Navy personnel and an air wing roster of 2,480.

Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy taken on tour to Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor | Slideshow

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 1:20PM

The Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy — the Vince Lombardi Trophy — was taken to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on June 27 as part of the Heroes of 12 Trophy Tour

Prosecutor candidates lay out reasons they should be elected

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 10:25AM

Voters had a chance to get an up-close look at all four candidates for Kitsap County Prosecutor at this week’s Eggs and Issues event in Bremerton.

Winning Kitsap candidates emerge

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 8:24PM

Early primary results were released just after 8:00 p.m., giving Republican Tim Matthes the majority of the vote, followed by Democrat Charlotte Garrido. If these results hold, Monty Mahan will be eliminated from the race.

Kitsap voters oust favored candidates

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 10:10PM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 11:05AM

Sandbags available to the public

  • Jan 7, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 5:06PM

Ferry Special Report: Local lawmakers join together

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:01PM updated at 3:40PM

Just as the squeakiest political wheels often end up with the funding grease, those lawmakers shouting about the need for increased support for Washington State Ferries could end up wasting much of their breath.

Ferry Special Report: WSF plan motivates riders

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:00PM updated at 4:39PM

The newly formed “Citizens Write Plan C” group plans to bring its homegrown plan to the State Legislature in early March.

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