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Attendees at the Whaling Days festival in Silverdale take shelter at Waterfront Park as heavy rain falls July 26. The monsoon-like rainfall forced the Jimmy Hendrix cover band that was playing at the time to stop. The lead singer, Randy Hansen, told the crowd his microphone was shocking him and that he couldn

Mini monsoon

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 27, 2015 at 1:49PM

Attendees at the Whaling Days festival in Silverdale take shelter at Waterfront Park as heavy rain falls July 26.

 

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Bremerton Patriot

'Breakfast at Sally's' author speaks at library

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 1:46PM

BREMERTON — Growing up in rural Ohio, Richard LeMieux didn’t see a homeless person until he was 9 years old when his father took him to Cleveland to see the Indians play Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees. As they approached Cleveland Stadium, a man sitting on a bench wearing an old coat and hat stopped them to chat. They came to learn he slept under the eaves of the stadium at night because no one bothered him there. He asked LeMieux’s father if he could help.

Bremerton Patriot

Casualty drill

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

PHILIPPINE SEA – Navy Cmdr. Harlon Dorey, from Bremerton, discusses patient handling on board hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a mass casualty drill as part of Pacific Partnership 2015.

North Kitsap Herald

‘Different’ biotoxin closes Liberty Bay for shellfish harvesting

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 9:11AM

Liberty Bay is closed to shellfish harvesting because of a biotoxin that's "a little different," said Karen McKay Bevers, spokeswoman for the Kitsap Public Health District.

Bremerton Patriot

Prevent heatstroke in children and pets by looking before locking vehicles

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

PORT ORCHARD – Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of motor vehicle crashes. That’s why the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has joined with the National Sheriffs’ Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to help reduce these deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke and leaving children in hot vehicles.

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