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Senators call for permanent director to oversee pipeline and crude-by-rail safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 12:42PM

Agency responsible for protecting communities and the environment has been without permanent leadership since October

New infield meant to boost safety

  • May 21, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:49PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Unpredictable infield ball hops will be less of a problem after volunteers and county workers replaced the infield mix on field No. 1 at the Gene Lobe Fields at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds this week.

Kitsap Bank's parent company reports solid first quarter earnings

  • May 21, 2015 at 1:33PM

PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank, reported net income of $1.7 million for the quarter ending March 31, a gain of 11 percent over the same period one year ago.

Unofficial election results show EMS Levy passing

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 8:25PM

The Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue EMS levy will continue according to unofficial election results from the Kitsap County Auditor elections division.

Bremerton port to host official from Taipei

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:08AM

BREMERTON — Bremerton port commissioners will host delegation of officials from Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, for a discussion of economic development opportunities April 30 at Bremerton National Airport.

CK School District cancels school on May 7

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:32AM

CENTRAL KITSAP – A teacher's union walkout on Thursday, May 7, to protest legislative proposals on school funding led the Central Kitsap School District to cancel school that day.

Sarah Smiley: Thoughtful and conscientious son a teenage success story

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

Two years ago, my memoir, "Dinner with the Smileys," exposed with painful transparency my difficulty raising a pre-teen boy. I held nothing back when I wrote about Ford's attitude, his tendency to slam his bedroom door, and all the ways he broke my heart — over and over again.

2014 had second-lowest recreational boating fatalities on record, USCG says

  • May 22, 2015 at 1:00PM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard recently released its 2014 Recreational Boating Statistics, revealing boating fatalities that year totaled 610, the second-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record.

Cause of attic fire not yet determined

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:54PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighters responded to a structure fire on Bridle Wood Place NW April 29. No one was injured in the fire.

Community briefs (May 1, 2015 edition)

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:26PM

Harrison offers free skin cancer screenings, Olympic College job fair set for May 6 at Bremerton campus and more

Students invited to paint snow plow blades

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23PM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County Public Works is looking for artistic flair on three snow plow blades for next winter. As part of the annual National Public Works Week celebration (May 17-23) they have announced a contest to select three classrooms to paint the blades of snowplows used in snow and ice removal operations.

Public Meetings schedule

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:07PM

5 p.m.: Bremerton City Council, Norm Dicks Government Center Meeting Chambers, 345 6th St., first floor, Bremerton. Online: www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/691/Council-Meetings.

BlueJackets baseball looking for 'Diamond Girls'

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 2:19PM

The Kitsap BlueJackets are looking for a select group of young women to act as "Kitsap Diamond Girls" baseball hostesses for the summer.

Three women honored with Silver Plate Awards

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

KITSAP COUNTY — They have all given hours and hours to help others. They all consider volunteering something that’s an important part of their lives. And they’re all in the senior years of their lives.

NBK is a 'growth industry,' Zwolfer says

  • May 22, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 10:18AM

CENTRAL KITSAP –In an era of shrinking military budgets, Naval Base Kitsap is a growth area. That's what Capt. Thomas Zwolfer, commanding officer for NBK, told attendees at a Bremerton Chamber of Commerce meeting May 19.

Sen. Murray introduces act that would raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 4:03PM

The Raise the Wage Act would give nearly 38 million working Americans a raise

Learn about the spring foods of the Suquamish

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 4:53PM

The presentation will include a tasty food demonstration incorporating Stinging Nettles. Information about the Suquamish Traditional Plants Program and current projects and activities about traditional plants and foods in the community will also be discussed.

Gonorrhea counts climb 40 percent in Washington in 2014

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 5:00PM

OLYMPIA – The annual number of gonorrhea cases diagnosed in Washington rose significantly again in 2014, according to recently released state data. There were 6,136 cases in 2014, compared to 4,395 cases in 2013 – a jump of almost 40 percent. The latest increase follows a 33 percent increase from 2012 to 2013.

Bigfoot conference gets weird

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 5:00PM updated May 1, 2015 at 4:22PM

BREMERTON — Bigfoot’s real. They’ve seen it. But, why aren’t there any clear photos of Bigfoot? Because Bigfoot has a cloaking capability. It can be visible or invisible, if and when it wants. OK, but why hasn’t anyone found bones or fossils? Because Bigfoot is interdimensional — it lives in another dimension, but sometimes comes to ours.

Retired teacher joins the mystery novel business

  • May 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

SILVERDALE — Peter Stockwell taught middle school in Kitsap County for over 30 years. Now his life revolves around murder. He doesn’t kill people, his characters kill people. Some of them do, anyway. Stockwell, 65, writes mystery novels. He started six years ago after he retired from teaching at Central Kitsap Junior High.

Septic Sense workshop offered in Bremerton May 12

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

BREMERTON - Kitsap County residents are invited to a free workshop to learn how to keep their septic systems working well and lasting longer. Well maintained septic systems will save homeowners money and keep bacteria and nutrients out of local creeks, lakes, and Puget Sound.

Memorial Day: Pause and remember those who gave their lives

  • May 24, 2015 at 12:00PM

This Memorial Day, honor guards will snap to attention as flags ripple in the breeze. Amid the green lawns and bright flowers of cemeteries throughout the state, lone buglers and mournful pipers will evoke a heartfelt tear.

WSP swears in local troopers

  • May 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

OLYMPIA — Thirty-two Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen May 13.

Olympic HS grad serving aboard USS Texas attack submarine

  • May 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII – A 2009 Olympic High School graduate and Bremerton native is part of a select crew, protecting and defending America aboard the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Texas.

Woodinville man injured, Bremerton man cited for failing to yield in crash near Kingston

  • May 26, 2015 at 9:17AM

A Woodinville man was injured and a Bremerton man cited for failing to yield the right of way in a collision two miles west of Kingston, May 25.

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