Michelle Beahm

Simply Socks: Drive aims to collect more than 30,000 pairs for homeless

BREMERTON — Ten years ago, Kitsap Mental Health reached out to Kiwanis clubs in Kitsap County and asked them to buy socks to donate to… Continue reading

 

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Do you regularly check your smoke alarms?… Continue reading

 

Tony Hillman, 39, is the newest Bremerton City Council member. (Courtesy photo)

Hillman appointed District 4 Bremerton City Council member

BREMERTON — Tony Hillman, controller for Habitat for Humanity, was appointed Jan. 10 to complete the City Council term of Greg Wheeler, who became mayor… Continue reading

 

Greg Wheeler began his term as Bremerton mayor Jan. 1.
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Mayor Wheeler’s first days in office

‘The top priority is to get the police chief hired’

Greg Wheeler began his term as Bremerton mayor Jan. 1.
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Bremerton schools get $1 million grant for math education

BREMERTON — The Bremerton School District was awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity, the district announced Jan. 5.… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue awarded Gretchen Ta and Nathan Sharp Citizen Life-Saving Awards Jan. 8 for their efforts Nov. 23 to help Tom Wilkinson in the Turkey Trot.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Two honored for saving life during Turkey Trot

Nov. 23, 2017 was no ordinary Thanksgiving Day for Tom Wilkinson and his family

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue awarded Gretchen Ta and Nathan Sharp Citizen Life-Saving Awards Jan. 8 for their efforts Nov. 23 to help Tom Wilkinson in the Turkey Trot.
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From left, the investigation continues into the murders of John Careaga, Johnathon Higgins, Christale Careaga, and Hunter Schaap. (Courtesy Careaga family)

Investigators will update public Jan. 11 about Careaga murder investigation

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office will update the media Thursday about the investigation into the Careaga family murders of Jan. 27, 2017.… Continue reading

From left, the investigation continues into the murders of John Careaga, Johnathon Higgins, Christale Careaga, and Hunter Schaap. (Courtesy Careaga family)

Wild horses are the focus of Kingston woman’s work

Wild Love Preserve is a wild horse preserve located on 400 acres of land in Central Idaho, where 136 horses currently reside.

Patty Lent takes a photo with a Bremerton resident at her farewell party Dec. 28.
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Lent: Serving as mayor was ‘a labor of love’

She’ll decide her next course after a vacation

Patty Lent takes a photo with a Bremerton resident at her farewell party Dec. 28.
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Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

At Gigi’s, family comes first

New Port Orchard consignment and boutique business has sister location in North Carolina

Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

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Do you like technological advances in classes, such as Chromebooks for students?… Continue reading

Port Orchard foster children were invited to The Riding Place to meet and even ride horses, as well as Santa.
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Horses bring ‘unfiltered emotion’ to foster children

PORT ORCHARD — For some, horses are life. For others, they could grow up never even seeing a horse in person. Gerald Brown, manager of… Continue reading

Port Orchard foster children were invited to The Riding Place to meet and even ride horses, as well as Santa.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Grant funds outreach program helping youths leaving jail

The Coffee Oasis has received an innovation grant for $78,000 from the Office of Homeless Youth.

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Will you make New Year's Resolutions?… Continue reading

Zachary Darner founded Kidzz Helping Kidzz to collect donations of toys for gifting to children in three area hospitals. This year, the group collected and delivered more than 1,500 toys. (Courtesy photos)

Final toy tally: 1,500 plus

Kidzz Helping Kidzz hopes to spread more joy next Christmas

Zachary Darner founded Kidzz Helping Kidzz to collect donations of toys for gifting to children in three area hospitals. This year, the group collected and delivered more than 1,500 toys. (Courtesy photos)

2017 Human Rights Conference focuses on learning from the past

Conference theme: ‘Let it not happen again’

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Have you completed your holiday shopping?… Continue reading

Students, parents grumble about SKHS’s new tardiness policy

School administrators say student tardiness is on the rise.

The house was declared uninhabitable and described by KCSO Public Information Officer Scott Wilson as “a flop house.”
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Five-week investigation yields arrests in Tracyton ‘flop house’

TRACYTON — Four people were arrested for firearms and drug violations early Dec. 14 following a five-week investigation by area law enforcement agencies. A search… Continue reading

The house was declared uninhabitable and described by KCSO Public Information Officer Scott Wilson as “a flop house.”
                                Photo courtesy KCSO