CKFR apparatus line up on a Silverdale area street while responding to a fire this summer. - Chris Tucker / staff photo

CKFR commissioner candidates say budget, growth are challenges

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 1, 2015 at 10:15PM

Guiding Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue through a time of increasing calls and declining revenue will be one of the many tasks that five-member CKFR Board of Fire Commissioners will face. There are three candidates running this year for one open commissioner spot: Nate Andrews, Valerie Quill and incumbent Ralph Rogers.


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Sheriff’s volunteer recognized by county commissioners

  • Aug 2, 2015 at 7:00AM

PORT ORCHARD – A Kitsap man who volunteered more than 5,500 hours of service with the Citizens on Patrol program was recognized for his efforts this week.

Sarah Smiley: Lessons not learned by playing Nintendo, phone games

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

The logic of video games was pretty simple, and utterly false, when I was 12 years old and playing "Super Mario Bros." on Nintendo. The "logic" began when the game cartridge wouldn't work, and blowing on the insides usually fixed it. Nothing else in real life is this simple. I have never blown air on a broken toaster and thought that it would work.

CK grad keeps Indiana residents informed about weather

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – From a young age, Matt Leach aspired to be a television meteorologist.

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Experience the Quinault Valley trails | Trips on a Tank

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 8:52PM

When considering a hike or hikes at Lake Quinault for your next hiking adventure, keep in mind a couple of things. One, it will be wet, one way or another. Two, it will not be a simple day hike. And that’s a good thing.

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Is $8.20 (round trip) for foot passengers and $29.20 (round trip) for standard size vehicles and drivers a fair price to pay for a ferry ride to Seattle and back?

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