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Letter: Don’t tax income, capital gains

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Supreme Court told the legislature to pass a fair budget using current revenue sources, not to raise taxes. That means: No state tax on income and capital gains.

‘Thanking the troops’ didn’t happen for shunned Vietnam vets

  • May 28, 2015 at 4:00PM

Today’s military homecomings are grand events. They are celebrated in person and then again on videos shared on social media and the Internet. They receive positive attention on national television. Troops are greeted at airports with handshakes and, sometimes, prepaid calling cards to get in touch with loved ones.

Row, row, row your motorboat

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 4:00PM

Donell Nathan, left, and his son, Romarez Nathan, of Bremerton, use paddles to move their motorboat toward the shore in Dyes Inlet after their engine cut out near Silverdale Waterfront Park on June 16.

Dogs in purses among pop culture trends I've missed

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 7:00AM

I realize I'm getting older and that I've spent the last 14 years raising children — specifically, boys. I don't expect to fully understand the Kardashians, One Direction, or earrings that make large, open holes in people's ears. I'm aware that these things have become part of regular pop culture, and I know of their presence in the same tangential way that I know my neighbor is cooking hamburgers when I smell the charcoal. But I don't take much time to research beyond that.

Kids can learn to code

  • May 29, 2015 at 11:02AM

Children and young adults have the chance to learn about programming during the the West Sound CoderDojo, which will be hosted May 30 at the Poulsbo City Hall.

Where is the 'Grand Agreement' we were promised?

  • May 29, 2015 at 11:09AM

Thirteen months ago, the Legislature promised the Supreme Court and the people of the state of Washington that 2015 would be the year of the grand agreement on education funding. After 135 days of a regular and special legislative session, there has been virtually no movement on this issue.

Letter: Urge Kilmer to support Alzheimer’s research with additional $300 million

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 1:00PM

Former U.S. Senator Bill Frist, M.D. recently penned an opinion letter on Forbes.com in which he stated, “Alzheimer’s disease has been notoriously challenging, but researchers are committed to tackling the problem with the right funding.”

Lesoings celebrate 45th anniversary

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 2:00PM

William and Diane (Lambert) Lesoing celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 11.

Kitsap Sheriff's Office continues to work on double homicide case

  • May 29, 2015 at 5:08PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Kitsap County Sheriff's Office Detectives are still working to identify a suspect who shot and killed a 2-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman at the Kariotis Mobile Home Park on March 28.

Building a Field of Dreams

  • May 30, 2015 at 7:00AM

Kitsap BlueJackets investing $225K this year in ballpark

Governor signs bill to incorporate financial education into K-12 learning requirements

  • May 30, 2015 at 9:00AM

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Substitute Senate Bill 5202, making Washington State one of only 20 other states requiring financial education incorporation into existing K-12 learning requirements.

A WALK IN THE WOODS

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Paul Meckley of Bremerton, left, and his son, Asher, 8, walk past ferns and trees on a wood chip trail while on an evening walk in Illahee Preserve June 16.

Changes to murder suspect David Kalac's defense team

  • May 30, 2015 at 3:52PM

David Michael Kalac, charged with murdering his girlfriend in her Port Orchard home in November, returned to Superior Court on May 29 to finalize changes in his defense team.

Fire ravages Manette apartment complex

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 4:00PM updated at 7:10PM

BREMERTON—There were no injuries after a three-alarm fire rampaged through the top floor of an apartment unit at Edgewood Apartment Villa in Manette June 22. Huge orange flames tore a huge hole in the center of Building F. A manager on site grabbed a garden hose and pointed it at the fire.

Editorial: Building a more informed citizenry

  • May 31, 2015 at 7:00AM

The Class of 2016 will be the first to benefit from two state laws — one will improve their understanding of government and their role as citizens; the other will improve their knowledge of local indigenous, or Native American, history and governance.

1995-2015: His Hands Lawn Care celebrates 20th year in business

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

His Hands Lawn Care and Services is celebrating 20 years of business this June. The company, owned by the Orozco family, was established in Kitsap County in 1995. It services commercial and industrial sites all over Western Washington.

Capt. Francis E. Spencer III takes command of NUWC Keyport

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 11:35AM

KEYPORT – Capt. Francis E. Spencer III relieved Captain David K. Kohnke as Commanding Officer of Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport, on Friday May 29.

New York driver charged with DUI

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 12:17PM

A New York man was arrested after his vehicle crashed into another motorist's vehicle on State Route 3 and caused weekend traffic to back up for about an hour on May 31.

Community briefs (May 29, 2015 edition)

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 2:55PM

Ladies’ Night Out: Get out and about for a great evening of food, fun and shopping at over 50 Bremerton and Manette businesses during the Ladies’ Night Out June 4 from 5-8 p.m. Shuttles between Bremerton and Manette will be provided. Maps and goodie bags available at the corner of 4th and Pacific. Visit www.facebook.com/bremertonladies for more information.

Mother-daughters trio aims to stack cups at lightning speed

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 2:43PM

BREMERTON – A Bremerton mother and her two daughters are focused on the art of stacking and unstacking cups as swiftly as possible – a competitive activity known as "sport stacking."

Animal control officer seeks leads on who shot dog

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 6:39PM

SEABECK -- Anyone with information about a dog found shot to death Monday on a trail in the Seabeck area is asked to contact Kitsap Humane Society Animal Control. Lead Animal Control Officer Chase Connolly said he is interested in any information about the dog, a 5- to 8-year-old male pit bull mix, silvery tan in color.

Burn ban expanded into western Washington

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 10:23AM

Hot and dry conditions increasing fire danger statewide; 306 wildfire starts throughout state this year so far.

Ferry fare meeting to be held July 22 in Bremerton

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 3:15PM

Public comments wanted on ferry fare increase proposal; final hearing in August

Veterans transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers with Dept. of Transportation program

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 3:46PM

WASHINGTON – More than 10,000 veterans and active duty personnel have taken advantage of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Military Skills Test Waiver Program.

No parole for man who killed Kitsap deputy in 1978, board says

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 4:55PM

OLYMPIA – The man convicted of murder in the 1978 death of Kitsap County Deputy Sheriff Dennis R. Allred had his request to be released from incarceration denied by the Washington State Department of Corrections.

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