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Beware of charities disguised as detect sales | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 10:42AM

Near Veterans Day, consumers across the United States contact Better Business Bureau to vet charities and other organizations soliciting on behalf of military members and veterans; however, not all donation requests come from non-profits.

Kitsap Social Security office to reduce hours

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 10:48AM

Effective November 19, 2012, the Kitsap Social Security office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday.

Victory declared on I-1240, Public Charter Schools initiative

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 6:02PM

Washington Coalition for Public Charter Schools has declared victory on Initiative 1240, the Washington Public Charter Schools initiative.

Early morning injury accident caused by teen's drowsiness | State Patrol Report

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 9:13AM

An injury accident occurred at 3 a.m. today, Sunday, Nov. 11 on state Route 308 east of Silverdale Way and three miles north of Silverdale.

Small Business Administration helps veterans get start

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 7:38PM

As the nation marks Veterans Day 2012, the U.S. Small Business Administration continues to build on its successful programs for America’s military veterans, helping tens of thousands of veterans each year with small business financing, comprehensive business training and counseling and access to federal contracts.

New website helps explain Puget Sound toxic chemical threats | Ecology

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 7:56PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has boiled down a 300-page report into a new, user-friendly website that explains what we currently know about toxic chemical pollution in the Puget Sound region.

Political signs near state highways must be removed by Nov. 16

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:07PM

Now that the elections are over, it’s time to remove campaign signs from private properties along state highways, according to the Washington State Department of Transportion.

Washington awarded grant to help foster children with emotional disabilities

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:12PM

The federal Administration of Children and Families has awarded Washington a $639,000 grant to enhance mental health services for children in foster care.

Charles Royer appointed to Washington State Transportation Commission

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:18PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed Charles T. Royer of Seattle to the Washington State Transportation Commission. He will serve the remaining six months of the six-year term being vacated by Commissioner Richard Ford, who has resigned effective Nov. 30.

Washington State Ferries community meeting Nov. 13

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 12:48PM

Washington State Ferries is holding a community meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Kitsap Conference Center Oyster Room, 100 Washington Ave., Bremerton.

Gas prices fall 8.4 cents | GasBuddy

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 12:59PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.56/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46/g, according to gasoline price website

Barn Clothes | Poem by Michael Walsh

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 4:28PM

Our sense of smell is the one sense most likely to transport us through time.

Wendy White employee of the third quarter of 2012 | Kitsap Bank

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 5:01PM

Kitsap Bank announced Wendy White, vault teller at the bank’s Point Fosdick branch in Gig Harbor, has been named Employee of the third quarter of 2012.

Many health benefits of a good belly laugh | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Nov 13, 2012 at 1:56PM

It feels good to laugh once in a while. Everyone knows that. But laughter as a health-promoting exercise is not as widely practiced, despite of the fact that scientists have long known about the healing effects of good humor.

Afternoon collision near Port Orchard sends one woman to hospital for treatment

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 5:26PM

The Washington State Patrol reported a collision occurred at 2:57 p.m. today, Nov. 12 near Port Orchard.

Safety is always first priority | Kitsap County Sheriff's Office

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 9:39AM

The days and weeks following a critical incident provide for reflection and discussion about the incident itself. It also allows for opportunities to present information that reminds us of the need for attention to basic safety protocols.

Don’t let a DUI ruin your holidays | Washington Traffic Safety Commission

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 9:54AM

Lynn Ross spent more than $1,200 paying for the ignition interlock that he had to have installed on his Dodge truck as a result of a DUI conviction.

Washington lowers preterm birth rate | Prematurity Awareness Month

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 10:41AM

Washington lowered its preterm birth rate once again, giving more babies a healthy start in life and contributing to the national five-year improving trend. According to new data, there were 672 fewer babies born too soon in Washington. This trend is cause for celebration during November, which is recognized as Prematurity Awareness Month.

Western Washington University Master of Business Administration Program information sessions

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 1:00PM

The Western Washington University Master of Business Administration Program will host two information sessions for prospective MBA applicants at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Gray Wolf Hall Room 364 at University Center/Everett Community College, and at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 27 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel-Seneca Room.

Community Health and Wellness Fair in Bremerton

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 1:40PM

Poject HELP, Community resourses informational booths, food, entertainment, fashion show and testimonial.

Endowment created at Washington State University to honor Sam Reed’s public service

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 6:37PM

Washington State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will establish an endowment to fund The Sam Reed Distinguished Professorship in Civic Education and Public Civility in honor of Reed’s distinguished record of public service.

Olympic College Board of Trustees Meeting | Nov. 20

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 4:21PM

Next Tuesday, 5 p.m. Nov. 20 is the next Olympic College Board of Trustees Meeting at HSS 119/121.

An innovative initiative

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 10:33AM

Washington state has made some interesting history passing a couple of ground-breaking initiatives this political season.

Dinner at the Smiley's | separating politics from people

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 10:41AM

In September, when Senator-elect Angus King (then still a candidate) was the 41st guest to fill my deployed husband’s empty chair at the dinner table, as part of our year-long project “Dinner with the Smileys,” he was greeted in the front yard by my three boys chasing each other with foam swords.

Upcoming web chats to benefit small business owners

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 11:29AM

The start of the holiday season also signals the end of another year. Small businesses are gearing up for holiday sales and they’re looking for ways to minimize their tax burdens, both of which can be crucial to a business’ success in the New Year.

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