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Brewing better beer: Kitsap’s growing brew culture | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 4:50PM

Winston Churchill said, “Most people hate the taste of beer to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice.” With breweries and the craft-beer market growing, it’s safe to say Washingtonians have become prejudicial about their fondness for beer.

STEM education blasts off at Mullenix Elementary

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 12:39PM

Mullenix Ridge Elementary hosted its annual Engineering Night teaching students and parents alike STEM and engineering practices.

Critter Corner: Introducing Grace

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 12:38PM

Hi, my name is Grace (intake 49356) and I’m looking for a nice new home and new people to share my life.

Angel bill to streamline government accounting processes passes in Senate

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 11:21AM

OLYMPIA–The state Senate unanimously approved a bill by Sen. Jan Angel, 26th legislative district Republican, that eliminates duplicate government accounting processes and frees health districts to manage their own funds.

In Olympia: Young introduces bill to change educational assessment emphasis; school funding lurches forward

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:58AM

Jesse Young, 26th legislative district Republican, aims to reform the school assessment process so that the state’s educational focus is on learning rather than student performance on standardized tests.

Opinion | Kicking the can down the legislative road

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 3:00PM

Kicking the can down the road is a game that kids have played through the ages. Adults, too, are good at this game. Just look to Olympia for proof.

Kitsap seeking input on comp land-use alternative

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:40AM

Kitsap County is seeking public comments about its draft land-use alternatives for the county’s comprehensive plan update.

City Council not buying county’s comp-plan change

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:37AM

Kitsap County is moving forward with developing a land-use alternative for its 2016 comprehensive plan. The Port Orchard City Council, however, wants county planners to tap on the brakes a bit.

South Kitsap sports wrap up

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Jan 28, 2016 at 10:33AM

The Wolves had a big weekend for sports with several teams earning first place and one claiming a Narrows League championship.

BASKETBALL | South Kitsap tops Yelm in aggressive showdown

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 1:00AM

South Kitsap boys basketball faced Yelm in their second to last home game. In a tough battle, the Wolves were victorious 64-53.

Cooperation is key to dealing with disaster, emergency manager says

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 4:19PM

County Department of Emergency Management ready for quake or flood

Teachers’ pay, school districts’ special levies targets of study ordered in House education bill

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 4:28PM

The state House of Representatives passed a bill 64-34 Jan. 25 that would create a group to produce recommendations for retaining and fully compensating teachers, as required by the Supreme Court’s 2012 McCleary mandate.

In Olympia | Young supports bill to change educational assessment emphasis

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 12:54PM

A bill introduced by Rep. Jesse Young, 26th legislative district Republican, aims to reform the school assessment process so that the state’s educational focus is on learning rather than student performance on standardized tests.

Campaign finance initiative qualifies for action by Legislature

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 12:35PM

Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Jan. 26 certified Initiative to the Legislature 735. The measure seeks to put Washington on record as favoring an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.

South Kitsap School District awaiting vote on Feb. 9 bond issue

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Jan 25, 2016 at 12:12PM

According to South Kitsap School District leaders, construction of a second high school in the district has been a long time coming.

Getting a flu shot is a preventative antidote for everybody's health

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 10:36AM

The death of 12-year-old South Kitsap resident Piper Lowery is the second reported in Kitsap County and ninth this flu season in Washington, and according to the Kitsap County Health District.

Loose water bottle causes SR3 crash

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 10:17AM

BREMERTON – A water bottle that rolled underneath a motorist’s brake pedal was blamed for a two-vehicle crash about one mile south of Bremerton on State Route 3 Jan. 25.

What transferring to the SPSL means for South Kitsap sports

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 11:32AM

With four teams moving to 3A next year, South Kitsap will play in the SPSL in 2016-2017, and that will bring some changes for the Wolves.

Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 11:31AM

The South Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame welcomed 14 individuals and two teams at a banquet held at the Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo Jan. 16.

Kitsap County seeks public comment on land-use alternatives in comprehensive-plan update

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 10:00AM

Kitsap County is seeking public comments about its draft land-use alternatives for county comprehensive plan update.

The Road Report | South Kitsap roadway construction and repair work for Jan. 22-29

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 10:09AM

The Kitsap County Department of Public Works offers a weekly road report about South Kitsap county roads undergoing maintenance and construction work. Here is its update for the upcoming week:

Opinion | Cartoons

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 9:33AM

Opinion | Cartoons Two wild birds of a feather flock together.

The Weekend | Rummage sale to benefit South Kitsap Choir Friday and Saturday

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 9:01AM

A rummage sale will take place Friday and Saturday to benefit the South Kitsap Choir and Women's Ensemble.

The Weekend | Chad Stark benefit at Slaughter County Brewing Company Sunday

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 8:55AM

A benefit for former Slaughter County Brewing Company bartender Heidi Tison's son, who was hit by a van on Christmas Eve, is being staged Sunday, Jan. 24 at Slaughter County Brewing Company.

Opinion |‘Yes’ for SKSD bond

  • Jan 23, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Port Orchard Independent enthusiastically endorses the South Kitsap School District’s Feb. 9 bond measure to build a second high school and fund technology improvements at South Kitsap High.

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