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Safety a top concern of NBK land use plan

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 12:09PM

Safety proved to be a top concern over the Navy’s preliminary draft of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). Consultants from Makers Architecture and Urban Design presented the draft at the Norm Dicks Building Feb. 24.

Community briefs

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 9:00AM

$300,000 in Olympic College scholarships available: The Olympic College Foundation will provide over $300,000 in scholarship support to students attending Olympic College during the 2015–2016 academic year.

Poppe will run for Port Commissioner

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

SILVERDALE — John Poppe announced last week his candidacy for Port of Bremerton District 1 commissioner District 1.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Citizen Advisory Committee recommends toll increase

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 1:00PM

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge Citizen Advisory Committee recommended a 50-cent toll increase this summer and another 50-cent in 2016 during a Feb. 18 meeting.

Girl Scout collecting books to send to African school

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 2:34PM

A school in Africa will benefit from a project that Kingston Girl Scout Martha Rabura is working on.Rabura hopes to send over 2,400 books and $1,800 to the Mallory Jansen Children of the Nations' School in Sierra Leone, Africa.

Olympic teams, along with CK and Crosspoint girls head to regionals

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 4:00PM

Four local teams — three girls and one boys — are still in the hunt for a state playoff berth as the regional tournaments get underway this weekend.

Lucky day for trapped black cat

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 5:00PM

It was an ending to a call that even Grumpy Cat would have to smile about. Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue received a call about a stuck cat on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 7:35 p.m. Firefighters responded to Brookdale Lane in Bremerton to find a small black cat had been unable to move behind a water heater for almost eight hours.

Kitsap artist exhibits wood sculpture

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00AM

Kitsap County Alan Newberg has been invited to exhibit his carved wood sculpture "Timbre, Tone and Rhythm" in the West of the Mississippi Annual Juried Show in the Clymer Museum and Gallery in Ellensburg.

Bremerton, Seabeck and Silverdale students make UW dean's list

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 3:00PM

Students from the Kitsap area have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Washington for the autumn quarter. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (out of 4). Students are notified that they have achieved this distinction when they receive their grades for the quarter.

Bipartisan bill aims to strengthen tsunami warning systems

  • Mar 1, 2015 at 8:00AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-AK and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI, announced they've introduced legislation that would reauthorize and strengthen the nation's tsunami detection and warning systems and continue investing in research to better prepare coastal communities.

State's salmon recovery efforts beginning to show results

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 8:00AM

OLYMPIA – Salmon recovery efforts in Washington are making a difference – more salmon are returning home in some areas, although significant work remains – according to a new report released by the Governor's Salmon Recovery Office.

Bill would expand telecommunications options to rural communities

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 11:20AM

OLYMPIA – A bill that would allow Public Utility Districts to offer retail telecommunications services was introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Kitsap County.

Olympic High grad returns to area as Air Force recruiter

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 1:00PM

Master Sgt. Natasha Brown, a former Olympic High School graduate, has been assigned to the U.S. Air Force recruiting office. Brown, a 15-year veteran, is responsible for engaging, inspiring and recruiting the brightest, most competitive and diverse men and women for service from Kitsap County.

One person injured in two-vehicle East Bremerton crash

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 1:17PM

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord motorist was cited for following to closely after crashing into another car on State Route 303 in East Bremerton March 2.

The world if schools were designed for introverts

  • Mar 3, 2015 at 1:00PM

If you are an introvert and you went to school, you know that our education system is not designed around you. Indeed, much of the world is not designed for you.

Senate’s transportation package ignites debate

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 9:00AM

The Senate’s new transportation package is being hailed for its bipartisan support, while some critics find aspects of it troubling. The proposals were revealed on Feb. 12 after 22 months of negotiations, and would mostly fund various highway projects in the state’s more congested areas. The package would raise $15 billion over a 16-year period mostly through an 11.7 cents-per-gallon gas tax implemented over the next three years.

The Petri Dish: Hump day for the legislative session

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 7:00AM

March 5 was hump day in the 2015 legislative session, day 53 of 105, after which lawmakers adjourn. At least that's their hope. Here are five landmarks of the Olympia session thus far and the road ahead.

U.S. Navy Reserve marks its centennial with ceremony

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 9:00AM

On March 3, 1915, Congress formed the U.S. Navy Reserve. At 100 years old, the Reserve is older than Betty White, Yogi Berra and Clint Eastwood. Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Kitsap hosted a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap March 3 to mark the centennial.

Ferry Tacoma repairs are put to the test in Elliott Bay this week

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 9:00AM

SEATTLE – The wait for the Jumbo Mark II Class ferry, Tacoma, to return to service will soon be over. Crews have completed repairs to the electrical system and are now testing those repairs. Tugboats towed the vessel from Eagle Harbor to Colman Dock on March 4 where it will start dock trials.

KCSO investigating Central Kitsap homicide

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 10:30AM

Detectives from the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a 59-year-old Central Kitsap man. Results from an autopsy indicated that the person died as the result of homicidal violence.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE | MacEwen introduces bill to modernize B&O tax

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 11:37AM

I’d like to take this opportunity to update you on an important bill I have introduced to help improve our state’s economy.

Kitsap Rescue seeks donations for EMP trip

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 11:05AM

Kitsap Rescue Mission would like to take it's "Fresh Start" group on a day trip to Seattle to explore the Experience Music Project to give them a break from their daily routine. But Kitsap Rescue could use a little help to make the trip possible.

CLASS 1B HARDWOOD CLASSIC | Crosspoint girls in consolation finals

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 11:26AM

The Warriors, who beat Evergreen Lutheran for the fifth time this season, will play the winner of the Mary M. Knight-Pateros at 8 a.m. March 7.

USDA Extends Deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program General Sign-Up

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 12:06PM

SPOKANE – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the application deadline for the fiscal year 2015 Conservation Stewardship Program general sign-up to March 13.

CLASS 2A HARDWOOD CLASSIC | Olympic boys nip Fife to reach 2A consolation finals

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 12:40PM

Senior guards Kashun McGee and Makaleb McInnis scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds each in the win.

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