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Noah and Emma top list of popular baby names of 2014

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:00PM

Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names for 2014. Emma returns to the top spot she held in 2008 and hangs out in first place with Noah. There are a few new names in the top 10 this year - James (a former No. 1 from the ‘40s and ‘50s) on the blue side and Charlotte on the pink side, her first time ever in the top 10.

US Coast Guard to release boating safety app

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:35PM

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety App May 16 as the kickoff to this year's National Safe Boating Week.

The Petri Dish: Amended carbon bill could reimburse polluters

  • May 14, 2015 at 2:24PM

Cap-and-trade seemed dead and buried among the year’s fallen legislative ideas — until it wasn’t this week.

Kitsap Bank to acquire Fife Commercial Bank

  • May 14, 2015 at 3:47PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, parent company for Kitsap Bank, announced May 13 that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Puget Sound Financial Services and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fife Commercial Bank.

Ferry fares to be discussed at State Transportation Commission meeting May 19-20

  • May 14, 2015 at 5:34PM

OLYMPIA – Transportation trends in the Central Puget Sound area, where 3.8 million residents make up more than half the state’s entire population, will be among the topics of discussion when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets next week in Olympia. The commission also will talk about possible changes to ferry fares and policies.

All three CK high schools ranked highly for college preparation

  • May 14, 2015 at 5:53PM

Central Kitsap High School, Klahowya Secondary School and Olympic High School each earned spots on the prestigious 'America’s Most Challenging High Schools' list

Editorial: Get to know the 2015 candidates

  • May 14, 2015 at 6:00PM

It's candidate filing week, and on the first day 50 candidates had filed to run for positions on city councils, school boards, fire district commissions, park district commissions, port commissions, and utility district boards across Kitsap County.

Armed Forces Day Ambassadors

  • May 14, 2015 at 7:00PM

Armed Forces Day Ambassadors for Bremerton’s 67th Annual Armed Forces Festival, honoring our friends and family serving in the military are, from left ...

Washington named the most bike friendly state for eighth straight year

  • May 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

OLYMPIA – When it comes to bicycle education, advocacy, planning, policy and programs, Washington state still leads the pack. For the eighth consecutive year, the League of American Bicyclists has named Washington the top ranked “Bicycle Friendly State.”

Final hearing on Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rates in Gig Harbor, May 20

  • May 15, 2015 at 10:00AM

OLYMPIA – Those interested in the toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will have one more opportunity to comment. The Washington State Transportation Commission will hold a final hearing on its rate increase proposal on Wednesday, May 20, in Gig Harbor.

Community briefs (May 15, 2015 edition)

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Ladies’ Night Out; CK Fire and Rescue Kids’ Day June 6; NBK’s Capt. Zwolfer to speak May 19

Silverdale Rotary spells 'kathak,' wins spelling bee

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Once again this year, the Silverdale Rotary Team "We BEE Ducks" won first place, thanks to the efforts of Mike Gass and Ed Hamilton. They spelled correctly the word "kathak" after 13 rounds of competition.

Improperly discarded cigarettes cause East Bremerton fire

  • May 15, 2015 at 4:16PM

A bucket of burning butts set next to the wall of a home entrance led to a late-night/early-morning fire in East Bremerton May 14-15.

Pheasant Fields Farms added to mentor program

  • May 16, 2015 at 10:00AM

SILVERDALE – Starting in the summer of 2015, Pheasant Fields Farms will be a participant in the Cultivating Success Farmer Mentor program, an on-farm internship program that allows students to work one-on-one with an experienced farmer mentor. There are currently 13 farmer mentors throughout Washington State and this is the first time a Kitsap County farm has been enrolled in the program.

Sarah Smiley: What the books don’t tell you about teenage boys

  • May 17, 2015 at 8:00AM

There isn’t much cuter than a small boy with pudgy hands and wispy hair. One of motherhood’s greatest rewards is the love of a little boy. And then they become teenagers.

Iggy Azalea, 'Weird Al' to play at state fair

  • May 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

PUYALLUP – A wide array of artists are scheduled to perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup in September.

Manette family finds urban living and chickens mix well

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON — Hidden away within many tranquil Bremerton back yards, you may be surprised to learn that a there is a thriving community of urban chickens and dedicated owners.

Survey finds 62 percent of students have high commitment to school

  • May 17, 2015 at 11:00AM

Recently released results show a connection between a student’s commitment to school, risky behaviors and academic performance

Harrison Medical Center earned an ‘A’ grade for patient safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 10:21AM

TACOMA—Harrison Medical Center, part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an ‘A’ grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. This is the third year in a row that Harrison achieved this recognition. While 782 hospitals earned an ‘A’ rating, only182 hospitals, including Harrison, were recognized as being “straight A” facilities for earning top marks consecutively over the past few years.

Community briefs (June 12, 2015)

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 11:34AM

Give blood, get Wild Wings gift card, Water Trails Festival June 27-28, United Way Golf Classic July 17

Pumas look to stay undefeated as they travel to play Sounders u23s

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 1:21PM

The Kitsap Pumas, who currently sit atop the highly touted Northwest Division of the Premier Development League with a perfect record of 4-0-0, will travel to face an undefeated Sounders u23 side (2-0-1) Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Sunset Stadium in Sumner.

Opinion: Time to end high-stakes tests as graduation requirement

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

The more than 60,000 high school seniors who graduate here in Washington state this month are to be commended for 12 years of successfully completing dozens of courses. Thousands other high school seniors will not graduate with their classmates, however, even though they successfully completed the same courses as the students who are graduating. These thousands of seniors will not be allowed to graduate solely because they failed one or more state-required, high stakes tests.

U.S. Open trophy in town

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00PM

Workers at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton pose for a photograph with the U.S. Open Trophy at the club on June 6. The trophy was on display at the club 1-3 p.m. that day as part of the U.S. Golf Association’s trophy tour which displays the historic trophy at numerous locations across the county to kick off the 115th U.S. Open Championship which will be held June 18-21 at Chambers Bay in University Place.

With whoops and hollers, Olympic High School seniors graduate

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 8:13PM

"Let's not look backward … let's now go forward and do great things. Congrats class of 2015. We made it."

KRCC should change its voting structure

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 10:00AM

Bremerton may be flexing its urban municipal muscle in an attempt to force a change in the voting structure of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, or it may be serious about leaving KRCC. This we do know: The departure of Kitsap’s largest city from KRCC would complicate unified regional planning efforts – efforts that are required by the state’s Growth Management Act.

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