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Civil discourse and the clash of ideas | Lee Hamilton

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 5:24PM

The election of 2012 has called attention to how difficult it is for Americans to talk reasonably with one another about public policy challenges. Our civic dialogue — how we sort through issues and reason with one another — is too often lamentable.

Ecology publishes sustainability report based on global standards

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 5:32PM

This week the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is poised to become the first environmental agency in North America to meet rigorous reporting standards for sustainability measures set by a global organization serving thousands of organizations worldwide.

An iron fist in a velvet glove | David White

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 5:51PM

Napa Valley accounts for less than 4 percent of America's total wine production. Yet it's the country's best-known wine region.

Put a turkey on your table, or duck, venison, or razor clams | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 6:00PM

There’s more than one way to put a turkey on your table for Thanksgiving. Rather than head to the grocery store, thousands of hunters plan to get their bird during the hunting season for wild turkey that gets under way Nov. 20 in eastern Washington.

New web portal links small businesses to export grants, loans, and counseling | Department of Commerce

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 7:02PM

The Washington State Department of Commerce has launched a new ExportWashington.com web portal that streamlines access to government and nonprofit programs to help small and medium sized businesses grow through exporting.

No Tuesday morning galley service on the Sealth ferry

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 7:31PM

Due to vessel repositioning, there will be no morning galley service on the Sealth on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Gas prices fall 15.2 cents | GasBuddy

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 10:26AM

Seattle, November 4- Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen 15.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.68/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Temporary capacity reduction on the Seattle-Bremerton route | Nov. 6

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 10:28AM

There will be a temporary capacity reduction on the Seattle/Bremerton route starting Tuesday, November 6. The 90-car Sealth and the 124-car Kitsap will serve the route for approximately one week while larger vessels are out of service for routine maintenance.

State wants citizen thoughts about recreation in Washington | Washington State Recreation and Conservation

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 10:52AM

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office is hosting a series of online public meetings to get people’s thoughts about the future of outdoor recreation in Washing

Employee compensation costs up 3.3 percent over the year | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 11:06AM

The latest BLS News Release showing total compensation costs for private industry workers in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia metropolitan area is now available online at http://www.bls.gov/ro9/eciseat.pdf.

Kitsap County Veterans activities | Nov. 8-14

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 5:14PM

Veterans Job Fair at WorkSource Kitsap (see attached). Bring several copies of your resume and dress for success. There are several employers confirmed for this job fair.

Winter preparedness tips to protect your business | Free SBA-Agility Webinar

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 5:30PM

The arrival of wintry weather brings with it many seasonal threats that can result in business interruption, from a flu outbreak that decimates your staff to flooding caused by frozen pipes that explode to an ice storm that knocks out your power.

Better Business Bureau reports 123 complaints against magazine publisher

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 5:33PM

A Northwest-based company is under fire for sending questionable magazine subscription billings and renewal notices to consumers nationwide. In some cases, subscriptions were already pre-paid directly to publishers or never ordered in the first place.

Port of Bremerton Community Conversation meetings

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 9:20AM

All members of the community are invited to attend the upcoming Community Conversation meetings.

Ecology seeks public comment on draft SEPA rule changes

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 9:24AM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a draft rule to increase the flexible thresholds local governments can adopt to exempt minor new construction projects from review under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).

Olympic College to host Jazz Classic

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 10:04AM

Olympic college will host the "Olympic College Jazz Classic" at its Bremerton campus on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Business tips to survive the holiday season | Editorial

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 10:16AM

As customers prepare for holiday shopping, increase sales by ensuring they are walking through your small business’ doors.

VetJobs/PSI Online Job Fair extended to Nov. 23

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 10:45AM

The VetJobs/PSI Online Job Fair has been extended to Nov. 23 due to difficulties presented by Hurricane Sandy.

Celebrate salmon return on Sat. Nov. 10

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 11:30AM

Kitsap Salmon Tours will host an event to celebrate the return of salmon to Kitsap County on Sat. Nov 10.

SKFR Fire Commisioners meeting | Thu, Nov. 8

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 11:58AM

The South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Fire Commissioners next meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. in Port Orchard at the Station 8 training room.

Cassidy Holtzman remembered for intelligence and creativity

  • Nov 7, 2012 at 8:09PM

An array of interests. That is how Heidi Larsen, children’s librarian at the Manchester Library, described South Kitsap High School sophomore Cassidy Holtzman, who died Thursday at Harborview Medical Center from injuries she sustained when she was hit by a car Oct. 26.

Transportation projects on the drawing board for Kitsap County

  • Nov 7, 2012 at 8:11PM

Transportation projects totaling more than $7.9 billion will move forward in the central Puget Sound region, following action by the Puget Sound Regional Council’s Executive Board to approve the 2013-2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program on October 25.

Incumbent Kitsap County commissioners head back to work

  • Nov 7, 2012 at 8:14PM

Kitsap County commissioners Charlotte Garrido and Rob Gelder were right back at work in Port Orchard Wednesday morning following election night victories the night before.

Full galley service is now available on the Sealth - Seattle-Bremerton ferry

  • Nov 8, 2012 at 9:21AM

Full galley service is now available on the Sealth.

CENCOM workers honored with national, state awards

  • Nov 8, 2012 at 9:48AM

Two Kitsap County CENCOM workers have been honored with national and state awards by APCO International, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials.

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