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Bill aims to reduce legal-defense costs for taxpayers

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 11:00AM

Senate Bill 5232 tackles one of the fastest-rising costs for county governments — the cost of providing legal defense to indigent defendants who cannot afford a lawyer.

Babies to benefit with March of Dimes fundraiser

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 11:00AM

"Our mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature births and infant mortality," said Jackie Koopman, community director for March of Dimes. She was one of several people gathered at Harrison Medical Center's Silverdale campus on Feb. 10 during a "kick-off" for the fundraising season.

Victims of Super Bowl ticket scam encouraged to file a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00PM

Dealing with a heartbreaking Super Bowl loss is bad enough. But some fans may have had insult added to injury when they tried to buy tickets from brokers, only to find out the brokers did not even have the tickets they purported to sell.

U.S. Coast Guard launches new boating safety website

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety has officially launched its redesigned Boating Safety website to provide easier navigation for recreational boaters to locate the information they need.

Women of Achievement luncheon set for April 21

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 12:00PM

BREMERTON — The YWCA of Kitsap County has scheduled its 26th Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on April 21 at the Kitsap Convention Center.

Take action to prevent suicide

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 12:00PM

In just one year–2014–34 lives were lost to suicide in Kitsap County alone. Already since Jan. 1 of this year, six more individuals have lost their lives to suicide in our community. If this continues, 2015 could see more deaths from suicide than any previous year in our County – but we can act to prevent this from happening.

Visit Kitsap Peninsula to host tourism outlook, annual meeting March 12

  • Feb 16, 2015 at 7:00AM

Visit Kitsap Peninsula will host its annual meeting on March 12, at the Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel.

County hires new Elections Division Manager

  • Feb 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

A former South Kitsap High School graduate has been hired as manager of the Election Division of the Kitsap County Auditor’s office.

Kitsap County 4-H Tractor Club explores the machinery industry

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

Washington State University Kitsap County 4-H youth and volunteers of the Green Fever Tractor 4-H Club, in cooperation with John Deere and Stihl Northwest, participated in an exploratory field trip to the John Deere Regional Distribution Center in Portland and the Stihl Northwest facility in Chehalis on Jan. 26.

BOYS BASKETBALL | Harris’ 3-pointer lifts Trojans past Clover Park

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 10:00PM updated Feb 18, 2015 at 11:41AM

Senior guard wanted to avenge past playoff loses against Warriors

Why we chose small town life

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 9:00AM

Prior to 2008, we had always lived in a metropolitan area. By “metropolitan area,” I mean somewhere with a Cheesecake Factory within driving distance.

Editorial: An agreement that benefits many in Kitsap

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 6:00AM

We congratulate CHI Franciscan Health and Regence BlueShield for coming to agreement on a new contract regarding reimbursements. The agreement brings Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners back into the Regence network, which means Regence members have access to all health care services at Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners at in-network rates.

Washington State Fair hosts ‘Oh Say Can You Sing’ National Anthem contest

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 9:00AM

Imagine being selected to perform the national anthem on the iconic Washington State Fair grandstand stage before Keith Urban takes the stage, or even “Weird Al” Yankovic. Both individuals and groups who are Washington state residents can savor this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by entering the “Oh Say Can You Sing” contest, with video entries due by March 2.

Grace Chun serves as page for Sen. Angel

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

OLYMPIA – Grace Chun, a freshman at Central Kitsap High School, spent last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Chun was one of 12 students who served as Senate pages for the fourth week of the 2015 legislative session.

Restaurant inspection scores for January

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:51AM

Kitsap Public Health District has released their restaurant inspection scores for January 2015. (PDF document).

Navy seeks input on Kitsap base projects

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 11:52AM

Land-water interface and service pier extension draft Environmental Impact Statement available for public review and comment

To drivers in Kitsap County: Heed your speed!

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 2:09PM

In Washington State, Kitsap County would be good places to avoid if you have a problem driving the speed limit, and a lot of people do.

County awarded $4.5M in water quality improvement grants

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00AM

Kitsap County Public Works, Stormwater Division received full or partial funding totaling $4.5 million for five stormwater retrofit construction projects and one stream restoration project:

Gaeta murder trial date set for June 1

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00AM

A pre-trial hearing for Gabriel "Gabe" Gaeta is scheduled for April 3 at 1:30 p.m. according to the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office. A trial date has been set at June 1.

My Turn: President Obama on wrong track with Alaska energy

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

In his State of the Union address, President Obama highlighted plunging gas prices. Ironic, since Obama has done everything in his power to curtail domestic oil production and drive up gas prices.

Anguished families recall their lost children as teen driver is sentenced

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 12:36PM

Families say the driver told them he was in the U.S. military

Senate unveils $15 billion transportation plan

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 4:00PM

After 22 months of negotiations, four senators—two Republicans and two Democrats—have unveiled a $15 billion transportation package with an 11.7 cents-per-gallon gas tax increase at its revenue core.

Letter: African American students’ meeting with police chief a success

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

In the wake of last year’s highlight on police killings of black men throughout the United States and last week’s news of a white police officer from Seattle arresting a 70-year-old black man for carrying a golf club, the students of the African American and Caribbean Heritage Club of Olympic College met with Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan last week.

Third quarter 2014 taxable sales in Kitsap increase 7.45 percent

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

BREMERTON - Kitsap County's taxable retail sales increased to $929 million for the third quarter of 2014 (July through September), up by 7.45 percent over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales in Kitsap, rose 5.73 percent to $481 million.

Centennial Time Capsule to be sealed

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

Washington’s Centennial Time Capsule will be sealed for the next 25 years during a Feb. 22 ceremony at the State Capitol in which letters and artifacts collected last year will be added to the capsule.

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