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Safety in the laundry room | Compliance and Safety

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 2:35PM

The proper dryer duct should vent directly outdoors—never to a room inside the house, as the air discharge can contain a combination of combustible gases.

Early morning home fire causes smoke inhalation in three | Central Kitsap Fire and rescue

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 1:23PM

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue responded to a home fire at 2:40 a.m., Nov. 25, on Eaton Lane in East Bremerton.

Kitsap County Commissioners solicit citizens to discuss animal control services

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 11:08AM

Reduced revenues since 2008 have led to a series of cuts for Kitsap County programs, including animal control services. These reductions have required modifications adjusting responsibilities and prioritizing services in the county’s contract with the Kitsap Humane Society.

NASA's flight simulator at the Museum of Flight

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 11:24AM

I have always been fascinated by space. As a kid growing up, and still now, I was a big fan of science fiction, especially anything in space: Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers.

Diabetes prevention leads to a healthier future | Bremerton Family YMCA

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 12:17PM

An estimated one in three adults in the U.S. has prediabetes, yet just 7 percent of these 79 million individuals know they have it. People with prediabetes are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases such as heart disease and stroke.

Two men sentenced for firearms sales | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 12:36PM

Two men were sentenced to lengthy prison terms in U.S. District Court in Seattle today for conspiracy to unlawfully deal in firearms and being felons in possession of firearms, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Both Andre M. Conerly, 26, and Daunte R. Williams, 29, conspired to sell 23 firearms, many of them stolen, to a person working with law enforcement.

Letters About Literature contest under way | Office of Secretary of State

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:14PM

Many students are influenced or inspired by a book they’ve read. An annual contest sponsored by the Washington State Library encourages students to put their thoughts about a book into words.

National Digital Newspaper Program | Office of Secretary of State

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 2:05PM

We just did a blog post (link is below) about our State Library’s involvement with the National Digital Newspaper Program.

Kitsap County severe weather shelter opens 6 p.m. tonight in Bremerton

  • Nov 26, 2012 at 1:56PM

Due to freezing weather conditions, Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan

Survey says Sandy, Election should have little effect on holiday donations

  • Nov 26, 2012 at 4:22PM

A new poll conducted survey for the American Red Cross shows that most Americans say that their giving to political causes in 2012 and Hurricane Sandy relief efforts will not reduce their year-end gifts to charity.

Gas prices fall 2.3 cents | GasBuddy

  • Nov 26, 2012 at 5:05PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $3.43/g, according to gasoline price website

NAVFAC Northwest employee receives first individual Navy award

  • Nov 26, 2012 at 5:12PM

In a ceremony today, Nov. 25, Cindi Kunz was awarded the first Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division individual award in the Natural Resources Protection category by Rear Adm. Mark Rich commander, Navy Region Northwest, and by Capt. Chris LaPlatney, commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest.

Callaghan's big night helps Wolves sink Bremerton | Boys basketball

  • Nov 26, 2012 at 11:00PM updated Dec 3, 2012 at 3:17PM

Junior point guard scores game-high 30 points in 82-66 win

Gregoire announces actions to protect state’s shellfish from ocean acidification

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 10:39AM

Gov. Chris Gregoire signed an executive order today underscoring the importance of recommendations from her Blue Ribbon Panel on Ocean Acidification to address the growing problem of ocean acidification in Washington, which threatens the state’s shellfish resources and its $270 million shellfish industry. The governor is also recommending funding for a new University of Washington center to study the issue.

Kitsap Humane Society | Home for the Holidays

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 2:02PM

Two opportunities for pet photos with Santa, 50 percent off adult cat adoptions, gift certificates available.

Seabeck men featured on History Channel show 'American Pickers'

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 3:18PM

Verne Christopher and Darrell Durbin of Seabeck will appear on the History Channel show "American Pickers" on Monday, Dec. 3.

West Nile virus: Four Washington residents reported with infection this year

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 4:48PM

Many parts of the nation saw record numbers of West Nile virus cases this year, including the most human infections reported in Washington since 2009.

Adopt-A-Family holiday program | YWCA of Kitsap

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 5:42PM

YWCA of Kitsap provides many ways to make a difference for Kitsap County families this holiday.

Tips for taking care of pets during winter

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 12:17PM

Having an emergency plan that includes pets and animals is a critical part of being prepared for floods

‘Home for the Holidays’ with Kitsap Humane Society

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 12:28PM

Two opportunities for pet photos with Santa, 50 percent off adult cat adoptions, gift certificates available

2012 will go into record books as year of highest gas prices ever in U.S. | GasBuddy

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 9:43AM

There’s no getting around it. As a nation we've never paid more at the pump than we did this year. The yearly national average is running at $3.63/gallon so far for 2012, and it's all but guaranteed that 2012 will go down as the year with the highest average ever.

Silverdale mother and daughter work with Santa to help kids

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 9:54AM

In 2010, the Runyans started their Letters from Santa campaign to raise money for the Uncompensated Care Fund at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Shoppers put up big numbers over Black Friday Weekend

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 10:20AM

The shopping extravaganza called Black Friday weekend has drawn very large numbers across the nation according to the National Retailer Federation.

Festival features chimes, lights and Medal of Honor

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 10:23AM

Retired U.S. Army officer and Medal of Honor recipient Bruce Crandall will light the tree at Saturday’s Festival of Chimes and Lights.

Secretary of State and Attorney General urge people to give wisely

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 2:23PM

Secretary of State Sam Reed and Attorney General Rob McKenna today urged Washingtonians to make wise choices with their holidays gifts to charity and avoid greedy fundraising groups

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