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Volunteers keep Kitsap swim spots divine in summertime

  • Aug 4, 2010 at 6:00AM

As the summer heat increases so does the demand to cool off.

Author mom, daughter share what to expect on the wedding countdown | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 3, 2011 at 4:19PM

When Elizabeth Wiggs Maas became engaged, she immediately called her mother to share the good news. It just so happens that her mother is Susan Wiggs, a New York Times bestselling author whose books are known for their romance.

NBK sailor killed by sniper

  • Jun 7, 2012 at 9:59AM

A sailor assigned to the Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment was killed in Afghanistan last week. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Edward Brazas, 26, of Greensboro, N.C., had been in the theater for less than one month.

Brief | Fourth annual Kitsap Wine Festival

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 1:48PM

The Kitsap Wine Festival at Harborside Fountain Park in Bremerton returns Aug. 18 from 2 to 5:30 p.m.

Jail staff will see a pair of pay increases this year

  • Jun 22, 2012 at 8:18AM

Kitsap County jailers will get a two percent raise in July and another 1.2 percent raise in December following an arbitrator's ruling earlier this month.

Operation Drywater runs this weekend in Puget Sound

  • Jun 22, 2012 at 8:20AM

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol will be out in force on the waters of Puget Sound this weekend in support of the 2012 nationalOperation Drywater campaign.

Summer food program offers area youth nutritious meals

  • Jun 27, 2012 at 10:49AM

With the end of the school year at hand, some students and parents will be seeking options for summer nutrition. Local sites designated by the United States Department of Agriculture may offer a solution.

Incumbent Garrido, Simpson lead in County Commissioner District 2 Race

  • Aug 7, 2012 at 9:47PM

Incumbent Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido and challenger Linda Simpson showed early leads in the four person race to the top two primary election for District 2, which covers much of southern Kitsap County.

Kilmer wins

  • Aug 9, 2012 at 2:01PM

Derek Kilmer and his wife, Jennifer, showed up at the Democratic Party headquarters in Silverdale right around 8 p.m. Tuesday as votes in the Sixth Congressional District were still being tallied.

Kitsap County’s forest policy receives support

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 9:50PM

A public hearing Monday night on Kitsap County’s proposed Forest Stewardship Policy elicited several comments from citizens in support of the plan.

Kitsap County commissioner candidate forum

  • Oct 18, 2012 at 12:51PM

It was politics for lunch at the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce Kitsap County commissioners forum Oct. 11.

Razor-clam dig approved for Oct. 27-30 | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Oct 23, 2012 at 9:14AM

The second razor-clam dig of the fall season will get under way on evening tides at four ocean beaches Saturday (Oct. 27).

Silverdale cityhood set for the February ballot

  • Oct 25, 2012 at 11:34AM

Residents of Silverdale will decide next February whether to set up a city.

Halloween Pity Party | Living with Gleigh

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 1:02PM

It had to happen eventually – both my children were home on Halloween. My husband, oldest daughter and I went to a Halloween party for about an hour at a family friend’s house.

Kitsap County incumbent commissioners lead, Derek Kilmer ahead | Election Results

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 8:00PM updated Nov 7, 2012 at 9:57AM

As the presidential results roll in and CNN projects President Barak Obama will be reelected, Kitsap County appears to be sending the two incumbent commissioners back to their seats.

Maple Valley World War II veterans reflect on the greatest war of 20th Century | Veterans Day

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Nov 12, 2012 at 4:12PM

They who were many are now few. Maple Valley residents Jim Welsh, Richard Ludwig, Roger Llewelyn are members of a rapidly diminishing demographic in the nation's population - World War II veterans.

Iraq veterans take their message to the streets

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Nov 15, 2012 at 12:21PM

During Sunday afternoon’s steady rain, three men in vivid orange shirts and bearing United States flags hiked up the long hill from the north end ferry, a striking contrast to the gray clouds hanging low in the sky above them. Below the American flags, they carried smaller flags commemorating those wounded or killed in action. A few Islanders — children and adults — fell in step with the men and joined them for their wet walk into town.

Kitsap County prosecutor considering marijuana cases

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 8:59PM

A couple dozen Kitsap County pot cases will likely go up in smoke in coming days.

The National Weather Service release winter weather advisory

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:36PM

The National Weather Service released a winter weather advisory for freezing rain and and snow above 3,000 feet. The forecast for the lowlands is for 30 mph winds and with showers turning to rain Monday.

Kitsap Regional Library begins online payments for fines and fees

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 3:05PM

It is now possible to pay library fines and fees from the comfort of your home or at Kitsap Regional Library’s self-check stations in all nine branch libraries.

Spirits sales up 2.9 percent for first four months of privatization | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 3:11PM

Despite some serious stockpiling in May, spirits sales by volume were 2.9 percent higher during the first four months of privatization than they were a year earlier, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.

County and Union negotiations still on the table

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 3:32PM

Contract negotiations between Kitsap County and labor unions representing more than 740 county employees are continuing

Autism center brings hope to Kitsap families

  • Dec 27, 2012 at 2:37PM

Olympic Peninsula Autism Center in Silverdale opened fall of last year. It recently merged with Easter Seals Washington, a move that each believe will benefit both organizations.

Major lineup at the Admiral | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 8:00AM

Musicals, musicians and storytelling coming up at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton

Ars Poetica: Where Art Meets Poetry | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 29, 2013 at 10:00AM

Local artists are honoring National Poetry Month by selecting works by local poets and visually interpreting them.

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