Former Bremerton High assistant football coach’s six-year battle leading up to the Supreme Court ends with a decision in his favor over religious freedom issues. (First Liberty Institute photo)

Prayers answered: Coach wins in Supreme Court

Bremerton football coach prevails in a 6-3 court decision

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Former Bremerton High assistant football coach Joe Kennedy was placed on paid leave in 2015 following a dispute with Bremerton School District over his leading prayer sessions at the 50-yard line following games.

Supreme Court rules in favor of former Bremerton football coach

High court’s 6-3 decision states Joe Kennedy was terminated without justification

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Firework cakes with prices attached, Elisha Meyer/Port Orchard Independent

Fizzle or boom on fireworks with higher costs?

Fourth of July celebrations in Kitsap County are getting back to pre-pandemic levels, but firework vendors are feeling the pressure… Continue reading

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The Kitsap Fair & Stampede promises to have something fun for everyone to enjoy!

Get ready for some fun at the 99th Kitsap Fair & Stampede 2022!

Annual fair and stampede returns to Bremerton, August 24-28

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Firework cakes with prices attached, Elisha Meyer/Port Orchard Independent

Fizzle or boom on fireworks with higher costs?

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Funding advances for Port Orchard downtown revitalization

The House Appropriations Committee has advanced new funding championed by U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer to support the reconstruction of the… Continue reading

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Spyder bikes, childhood summer hikes are a relic of the past

Columnist Tom Purcell reminisces

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Life
A little parade watcher exchanges a wave with a princess on a float. (Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group)

Summer weather returns just in time for Fathoms parade

Absent for two straight summers, parade watchers soak in the fun and sun

 

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