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Sheriff's Office seeking suspect in fatal collision; victim identified | Update

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jul 7, 2015 at 2:38PM

The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is trying to locate the suspect in a fatal hit-and-run collision in Indianola early July 4.

Motorist's illegal turn injures police officer

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 12:00PM

A Port Orchard motorcycle police officer was slightly injured July 4 when a man driving a red 2000 Toyota Celica hit him while making an illegal left turn from Bay Street to Rockwell Avenue.

‘Sports Memorial Garden’ project moving along

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 11:02AM

Elton Goodwin Memorial Foundation board advisor expects to break ground Aug. 3 with the project concluding in early October

Planning Commission hearing on proposed Ag Code July 7

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 8:59AM

Kitsap County's Department of Community Development will host an open house regarding a proposed agricultural code at 4:15 p.m. July 7 in the Commissioners Chambers, Kitsap County Administration Building, 619 Division St.

NAVFAC Northwest to hire 200 new employees

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 2:15PM

The positions range from engineers and contract specialists to skilled trades such as maintenance mechanics, electricians, and utility system operators. These positions are located at Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor, Naval Base Kitsap — Bremerton, Naval Station Everett, and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Festival marks years of work to put Kitsap's waters on national map | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:58PM

Come Saturday, chances are you’ll be able to see Kitsap County Commissioners Ed Wolfe, Rob Gelder and possibly Charlotte Garrido on the water in kayaks. They say it’s the perfect way for them to celebrate the three to five years of work by the county and volunteers to ensure that the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails happened.

Schedule of events June 27-28 | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 4:15PM

Schedule of events for the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Festival

Designation puts Kitsap’s waters on center stage | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:47PM

When most people hear the term “water trails,” they might think kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. But the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails, and its designation as part of the National Water Trails system, means much more.

Polynesian outrigger canoe club will be in festival | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:39PM

They’re on the water at least three times a week from March to October. Some are natives of Hawaii. Some are folks who have traveled to Hawaii and love the culture. Others just like to paddle. They are the Hui Heihei Wa’aa Polynesian outrigger club of Kitsap County, and they are more than 60 members strong.

Spring coaches mold Wolves into champions

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:33PM

Baseball, boys track both captured titles this season

There’s more underwater than you think | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:21PM

There’s no doubt in Jim Gunderson’s mind that the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails and its national status is bringing new divers to the area. “It’s bringing more attention to what is under water in Kitsap County,” said Gunderson. “It’s an absolute treasure and most people don’t know that.”

‘Cap’n Safety’ had roles in two films, TV program | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 2:49PM

If you’ve ever watched “Master and Commander,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” or “Once Upon a Time,” you’ll think the man in charge of safety for the Kitsap Water Trails Festival Paddles looks familiar. His name is Captain John Morrison — “JB” to his friends — and he is the safety captain for the Brownsville Brownie Challenge Paddle on June 27 and the Keys to Keyport Fun Paddle and Raffle on June 28.

Northwest BeechBoys, paddling app, and glamping | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 2:42PM

A group of private pilots based at Bremerton Airport who have taken precision flying to a higher level will perform at the Water Trails Festival on June 27.

Ferry fare meeting to be held July 22 in Bremerton

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 3:15PM

Public comments wanted on ferry fare increase proposal; final hearing in August

Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls increase July 1

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 2:32PM

OLYMPIA – Drivers who use the State Route 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge are reminded that toll rates will increase next week. New toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge take effect 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 1.

Median cost of home in Kitsap: $265,000

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:30PM

Fueling the market: Low interest rates, a growing economy, improving consumer confidence

Olympic College hires its first vice president for equity and inclusion

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:32AM

Cheryl Nuñez is Olympic College’s first vice president for equity and inclusion. She served in similar positions at Xavier University and Northern Kentucky University.

Healthy Youth Survey: Increase in student depression, suicide attempts

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:00AM updated at 9:31AM

An increasing number of Washington teens say they feel sad or hopeless, have thoughts of suicide, and have attempted suicide, according to the state Healthy Youth Survey.

Seeing unusual birds in your area? Here's why | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jun 24, 2015 at 5:48AM

Over the last 50 years, more than 60 percent of our bird species have shifted their winter ranges further north with the warming climate.

DNR expands burn ban to include western Washington

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:35AM

With heat and drought rapidly increasing fire danger in western Washington, the state Department of Natural Resources expanded last week’s burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades

County Commissioners issue emergency ordinance banning sky lanterns

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:16AM

The Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance June 22 banning the use of sky lanterns.

Inexpensive whites and pinks add to summer fun | Northwest Wines

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 4:35PM

As temperatures creep toward — even into — triple digits, we think more and more about refreshing wines to enjoy in the Great Northwest. And with summer’s arrival, so too shall we load up with bright white and crisp rosé wines.

'Spacecraft' presents a concert series that is out of this world | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 4:26PM

The latest otherworldly personas to touch down on the Kitsap concert landscape courtesy of the Bainbridge organization Spacecraft are a wonderfully motley mix of slick, sexy, gutsy, vintage and timeless acts — and they all come to rock.

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR | Versatility shines through for South Kitsap’s Romo

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 1:00AM

Senior seamlessly moved around field for Wolves during soccer season

KRCC should change its voting structure | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:55PM

Bremerton may be flexing its urban municipal muscle in an attempt to force a change in the voting structure of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, or it may be serious about leaving KRCC. This we do know: The departure of Kitsap’s largest city from KRCC would complicate unified regional planning efforts — efforts that are required by the state’s Growth Management Act.

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