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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.

WWU looks into Kitsap County Bachelors program

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 14, 2012 at 2:51PM

Bruce Shepard, Western Washington University president, visited Olympic College’s Poulsbo campus yesterday to discuss the possibility of bringing a bachelor’s degree program to Kitsap County.

Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails named National Trail of the Month

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 4:49PM

The National Parks Service announced it has selected the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails as national Trail of The Month for December 2012.

Champion Cabinets opens in Belfair

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 2:20PM

The company has recently installed a fully automated router table large enough to handle the largest cabinets

National Weather Service releases high wind watch and coastal flood watch

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 9:44PM

The National Weather service released a high wind watch with gusts to 60 mph and coastal flood watch.

DSHS, advocates work to improve long-term care services

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:15PM

Eleven recognized and established advocacy groups for people with disabilities and those who receive community-based care have joined with the state Department of Social and Health Services to develop recommendations on how to further ensure the safety and well-being of people receiving various long-term care services.

Washington State Troopers may look a little different

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:37PM

Troopers of the Washington State Patrol will likely look different to you. Starting today, December 14, 2012, troopers have been authorized to wear a specially designed badge to commemorate the historic graduation of the 100th Trooper Basic Training Class.

WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates | Dec. 17

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:45PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week

Secretary of State teen video challenge

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 11:00PM

Washington state is taking part in the 2013 Teen Video Challenge, a national competition with the aim of getting teens involved with reading and their public library’s summer reading program.

Wind advisory issued by National Weather Service

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 5:36PM

The National Weather service reports high wind watch no longer in effect, but wind advisory issued to 4 p.m. Monday.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces next round of Clean Air Standards

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:12PM

In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized an update to its national air quality standards for harmful fine particle pollution (PM2.5), including soot, setting the annual health standard at 12 micrograms per cubic meter.

“Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience” creator returns to Tacoma.

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:24PM

“Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience” Creator, Bruce Mactaggart returns to his beloved Tacoma, this December with a new production which will recreate one of America’s, and indeed, history’s greatest survival stories.

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