From left: Mark Hammersberg, Ahmed Hammou, Tugba O’Dell, Sheriff Gary Simpson, Kyree Studivant and Ben Teets

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office adds five

Ben Teets, a former attorney, was among those sworn in Monday.

Medical marijuana could be allowed on school grounds

By Madeline Coats WNPA Olympia News Bureau A bill proposed by Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, would allow marijuana on school… Continue reading

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Inslee pushes state capital gains tax

Would impose 9 percent tax on capital gains starting at $25,000

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Putaansuu says he’s running again for mayor

Mayor cites achievements during term on transportation, zoning and parks

Kobe McMillian was unstoppable in his team’s win over Central Kitsap. McMillian was 12-for-18 from the floor and scored 29 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

McMillian torches Central Kitsap for 29 in a 77-53 Vikings victory

North Kitsap outscored the Cougars 23-10 in the second quarter

Police: One dead after crash on Illahee Rd. in East Bremerton

A four-door sedan and a pickup truck collided around 6:00 a.m. Monday.

M/V Finest returns to service following repairs

Kitsap Transit’s fast ferry M/V Finest returned to service on the Kingston/Seattle route Monday morning, following repairs to the vessel’s… Continue reading

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Medical marijuana could be allowed on school grounds

By Madeline Coats WNPA Olympia News Bureau A bill proposed by Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, would allow marijuana on school… Continue reading

  • 9 hours ago

 

Inslee pushes state capital gains tax

Would impose 9 percent tax on capital gains starting at $25,000

  • 9 hours ago

 

 

Business

KCU offering tornado disaster-relief loans

Credit union loan is a no-interest note for up to $5,000.

 

Life

Winners Circle at Sidney Art Gallery

Winning artists from last year’s Helen Norris Open Art Show are recognized at a reception.

 

Port Orchard artist has entry in CVG art show

Competition opens to the public on Saturday, Jan. 26.

 

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

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Carol Channing

— Bob Englehart, Middletown, Conn.

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