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An innovative initiative

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 10:33AM

Washington state has made some interesting history passing a couple of ground-breaking initiatives this political season.

Dinner at the Smiley's | separating politics from people

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 10:41AM

In September, when Senator-elect Angus King (then still a candidate) was the 41st guest to fill my deployed husband’s empty chair at the dinner table, as part of our year-long project “Dinner with the Smileys,” he was greeted in the front yard by my three boys chasing each other with foam swords.

Upcoming web chats to benefit small business owners

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 11:29AM

The start of the holiday season also signals the end of another year. Small businesses are gearing up for holiday sales and they’re looking for ways to minimize their tax burdens, both of which can be crucial to a business’ success in the New Year.

Heavy traffic expected on ferries during Thanksgiving weekend

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 7:48PM

Plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic Thanksgiving weekend.

Vessel capacity on Seattle/Bremerton ferry to be reduced

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 7:57PM

Vessel capacity on the Seattle/Bremerton route will be reduced for approximately one month beginning Monday, Nov. 19, when the 90-car Sealth joins the 124-car Kitsap.

Olympic Region Construction and Maintenance Activity Report | Washington State Department of Transportation

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 12:48PM

The WSDOT Olympic Region Construction and Maintenance Activity Report for Nov. 16-23, 2012 is now posted.

Free training opportunity – advanced government contracting workshop | Dec. 11

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 9:33PM

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance will host a free training workshop for small businesses who are interested in expanding their business through government contracting.

Crew removes 9,400 pounds of marine debris from Willapa Bay beaches | Washington Department of Natural Resources

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 9:46PM

A Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) crew normally tasked with removing invasive plant species has removed more than 9,000 pounds of marine debris from Willapa Bay beaches in southwest Washington.

New BLS Data: Seattle area prices up 2.3 percent over the past 12 months

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 10:08PM

The latest Consumer Price Index news release for the greater Seattle area is now available.

Early morning collision in Silverdale claims life of one woman | Kitsap County Sheriff Office

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:35PM

Kitsap County Sheriff’s traffic deputies are investigating the death of a woman that occurred during an early morning collision involving two vehicles.

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:43PM

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

All students need solid grounding in math, science | Don Brunell

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:50PM

In “the good old days,” schools emphasized “reading, writing and arithmetic” taught to the tune of the hickory stick.

After the elections, attitude will Be key | Lee Hamiliton

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:56PM

An intriguing conversation about the next step in the fiscal drama is taking place among our elected leaders. At this early point it is mostly at an exploratory level, but it’s no less real for that.

Attorney General’s Office puts a stop to fake invoices

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 5:01PM

Businesses, government, non-profits and others received misleading bills

Association of Washington Business signs fiscal cliff letter to Congress, President Obama

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 8:33PM

With just 46 days remaining in the 2012 calendar year, Congress must act soon to avoid a fiscal disaster with the approaching fiscal cliff.

Simplify wines on Thanksgiving | David White

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 8:40PM

Thanksgiving strikes fear in just about every host.

Olympic College legislative forum | Nov. 26.

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 1:19PM

Legislators from the 23rd, 26th, and 35th legislative districts will convene at Olympic College's Bremer Student Center on the Bremerton campus to discuss priorities for the upcoming legislative session and solicit input from the general public.

Kia dealership agrees to halt false advertising | Washington State Attorney General’s Office

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 2:24PM

An Everett auto dealership sued by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for deceptive advertising, along with other illegal business practices, says it will change its ways. In a deal reached today, the owner of Performance Kia and the former Performance Nissan will pay $150,000 in attorneys’ fees and penalties to resolve the lawsuit.

More rain and wind coming to Kitsap County | NOAA

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 3:08PM

The National Weather Service has released a special weather statement predicting heavy rain and wind.

Meditation can be a lifesaver for heart disease patients | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 3:53PM

New research, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), found that people with heart disease who regularly meditate may be able to reduce their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke nearly by half.

Job seekers be aware of scam job postings | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 6:49PM

In preparation for the busy holiday shopping season, is forecasting that companies will be hiring roughly 700,000 seasonal workers.

Friends of the Manchester Library wine tasting | Nov. 18

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 7:13PM

The Friends of the Manchester Library planned a special wine tasting fundraiser featuring wines from Cambria and Sterling vineyards 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.

Man pleads guilty to drug and gun crimes | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 7:19PM

Defendant was dealing Oxycodone while possessing multiple firearms.

Revenue Council projects $900 million shortfall for next biennium | Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 8:02PM

Quarterly revenue projection remains stable for current budget.

Kitsap Transit will not operate service on Thursday, Nov. 22.

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 8:21PM

The Annapolis/Bremerton foot ferry will run with one boat on November 23.

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