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Secretary of State-elect Wyman announces executive team

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 1:12PM

Kim Wyman, who will be sworn in as Washington’s 15th Secretary of State, today announced her choices for her executive team.

State Attorney General’s Office settles Backpage lawsuit | State will pay $200,000

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 1:48PM

The Washington State Attorney General’s Office yesterday settled a lawsuit filed by sex trafficking site Backpage.com against Washington state.

Small change will cost billions | Don Brunell

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 1:57PM

We’re seeing a lot of news stories these days about the projected costs of the new federal health care law known as Obamacare. Employers of all sizes, from small companies to warehouse stores and restaurant chains, are warning that compliance costs will force layoffs and price hikes.

Seattle-Bremerton route reduced week of Dec. 10-14

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:05PM

Due to repair needs on three vessels, ferry service on the Seattle/Bremerton route and the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will be reduced for the week of Dec. 10-14.

Washington drivers have attitudes, knowledge, and awareness

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 4:00PM

Three quarters of surveyed Washington drivers thought they were likely to get a ticket for going 68 MPH on a freeway posted for 60 mph.

Kitsap Senior Singles meeting Dec. 16

  • Dec 10, 2012 at 9:21AM

All Seniors Singles are Welcome for a potluck (bring a dish to share) come & share your friendship, bring cards & games to play.

Pumas take out Marysville

  • Dec 10, 2012 at 11:39AM

The Kitsap Pumas professional soccer team beat Marysville in the second game of the season.

WSDOT expects ferry disruptions to diminish next week

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 10:00AM

The expected return to service of three ferry vessels over the next two weeks will help alleviate temporary service disruptions occurring now on two major ferry routes.

Washington Superintendent gives warning on marijuana in schools

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 11:17AM

Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction, Randy Dorn reminds everyone that marijuana is still illegal on school grounds and for minors to possess.

Suquamish Tribe gets grant money for salmon restoration

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 12:08PM

The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board will award $19.2 million in grants to organizations around the state, including here in Kitsap County, to restore and protect rivers and other waterways in an effort to bring salmon back from the brink of extinction.

Food safety card classes move to mostly on-line

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 12:13PM

Due to success of the Health District’s online Food Worker Card classes, the need for in-person classes has been drastically reduced. As a result, the Health District will reduce the number of in-person Food Worker Card classes to one per week, beginning January 2.

Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails named 'Trail of the Month' by National Parks Service

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 12:18PM

The National Parks Service announced it has selected the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails as national Trail of The Month for December 2012. The announcement was featured in the National Parks Service online Monthly Newsletter and includes links to the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Map, Kitsap Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau and the North Kitsap Trails websites.

Editorial | Dr. Strange time | Dennis Box

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 6:18PM

The election is over and now everybody on planet earth, including me, gets to drivel on about the reasons why the Republicans lost … Democrats won … and cows can no longer fly.

Tribes call for fish consumption rate action

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 6:20PM

Treaty Indian tribes in Western Washington are calling on governor-elect Jay Inslee to reset the process of updating the state’s unrealistic fish consumption rate that is supposed to protect us from long-term exposure to poisons in our waters.

Diary of the last two weeks of deployment | Sarah Smiley

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 6:25PM

All I can think is that nine days of school vacation, Thanksgiving and two birthdays stand between us and homecoming. And that seems like an eternity, not “two weeks.” I don’t want to do another weekend without my husband, much less a nine-day vacation.

Global positioning system and finding our way home | Senior Living

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 6:30PM

It’s called the Global Positioning System (GPS), and it was originally designed to assist soldiers and military vehicles, planes, and ships in accurately determining their locations worldwide.

17-year-old Olympic HS girl struck by vehicle

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:32AM

Early Wednesday morning a 17 year-old Olympic High School girl was struck by a vehicle while walking her brother to Fairview Jr. High school.

Kitsap Credit Union members targeted in scam

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 1:04PM

Kitsap Credit Union members were alarmed Monday night and Tuesday morning by what appears to be a wide-scale text or phishing scam. Several customers were contacted with a text that included the following message: "Hello! Please call 407-614-3803. Your attention is required by Kitsap CU!

Kilmer resigns state Senate seat to serve in Congress

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 1:07PM

Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, has resigned his state Senate position in order to fulfill his duties as the newly-elected U.S. Representative for Washington’s 6th Congressional District.

Kilmer announces new staff

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 1:14PM

U.S. Representative-elect Derek Kilmer today announced his first three staff hires. Jonathan Smith will serve as his chief of staff, Meadow Johnson will be his district director, and Joe Dacca will work as his deputy district director.

Call for poets

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 2:18PM

Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton is looking for submissions for its Ars Poetica exhibition.

Olympic HS student struck by vehicle, airlifted to Harborview

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 3:46PM

A 17-year-old girl was hit by a truck at a crosswalk early Wednesday morning while walking with her brother to school.

Paff returns to U.S.

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 2:27PM

Army Pfc. Randall W. Paff has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

State Auditor-elect Kelley names Chief of Staff

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 2:38PM

Cochran, who also has served as a Yakima County Auditor, succeeds the retiring Ted Rutt

Leadership Kitsap sponsors 'Engaging Challenging Conversations' workshop

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 2:39PM

Mark your calendars and make reservations now to attend Leadership Kitsap’s fourth annual leadership skill building event Feb. 20. Join other community leaders in a one day advanced training workshop “Engaging Challenging Conversations,” conducted by Greg Abell.

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