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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

Editorial | Paper boys not paper girls | Dennis Box

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 4:02PM

I have found a number of different stories while I’ve been spending time in Bremerton, Silverdale and Port Orchard for the past couple of months.

Harrison Medical Center toy run

  • Nov 30, 2012 at 11:59AM

Children who arrive at Harrison Medical Center in need of care each receive a special toy to help comfort them and calm their fears. These toys have been collected annually for the past 18 years through the generous efforts of a local motorcycle group.

No big winners in Washington, but six $10,000 winners in Powerball jackpot

  • Nov 30, 2012 at 2:59PM

West Sound's big prize was sold at Hank's Grocery in Bremerton

Dyes Inlet closed to shellfish harvesting

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 11:34AM

The city of Bremerton today reported a discharge of 167,000 gallons of fully-treated sewage from their treatment plant in east Bremerton.

Bremerton man sentenced for sex trafficking | U.S. District Court

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 11:56AM

Two Western Washington men, defendants in separate investigations, were sentenced today in U.S. District Court for human trafficking, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Report released on effects of salmon fisheries on killer whales

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 1:14PM

In June 2011, NOAA Fisheries and Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans commissioned an independent scientific panel that was asked to determine to what extent salmon harvests affect the survival and recovery of Southern Resident killer whales by reducing the abundance of their prey.

Up to 60,000 to lose unemployment benefits at end of year | Emergency Unemployment Compensation

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 10:44AM

Up to 60,000 people in Washington will be shut off of unemployment benefits when the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program ends on Dec. 29.

State, business groups work to keep supplies moving during emergencies | WSDOT

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 11:05AM

With the memory of a flooded and closed Interstate 5 in the not too distant past, the Washington State Department of Transportation is prepared to keep freight moving when the next emergency threatens to close a key commerce corridor.

WSDOT says commuting by ferry saves time, money and reduces greenhouse gases

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 3:31PM

Ferries recently examined the six busiest commuter routes in the ferry system (representing 71 percent of all WSF commuters) to compare the time, cost, and greenhouse gas emissions of a commuter driving around the Puget Sound versus taking a ferry.

American Red Cross holiday cards for military men and women deadline | Dec. 7

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 4:26PM

The Dec. 7 deadline is fast approaching for people to send holiday greetings to men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces through the American Red Cross.

WSDOT performance report takes to land, sea, air

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 5:20PM

Ferries, freight, rail and aviation among programs highlighted.

Four state ferry classes adding required staff

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 5:26PM

The Jumbo, Super, Issaquah and Evergreen State ferry classes – which carry many of the system’s 22 million annual riders – have new staffing requirements before they may sail on the waters of Puget Sound, thanks to a new directive from the United States Coast Guard.

Gregoire announces 280 additional acres of Hood Canal now open for shellfish harvest

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 3:01PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced that an additional 280 acres of Hood Canal shellfish beds in Mason County have been upgraded by the state Department of Health from “prohibited” to ”approved” for commercial harvest.

A season for sharing in fire safety | State Fire Marshal

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 3:16PM

The State Fire Marshal’s office would like to remind residents to be fire safe with their holiday decorations this season, especially Christmas trees. If your household includes a natural tree in its festivities, keep the tree well-watered

Top 10 mistakes for businesses to avoid when dealing with a crisis | Small Business Association Webinar

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 3:45PM

What are the biggest and most common mistakes business owners make when facing down a disaster event? It could be flooding caused by a big hurricane, or the loss of sensitive and vital data inflicted by a hacked account.

SKSD puts out school bus safety flyer

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 10:37AM

The South Kitsap School District has put out a flyer full of safety tips and advice for parents and students regarding basic safety principles when using school district transportation.

Ice and snow: take it slow or just don’t go

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 10:52AM

The Kitsap County Traffic Safety Task Force is encouraging local drivers to stay as safe as possible on area roadways this winter.

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