Kitsap News Group staff

Severe Weather Shelters Activated Thursday and Friday

Heavy rainfall expected in Kitsap County in the next two days

Flood Watch issued for Kitsap County

Strong weather system expected to bring heavy rainfall with three to seven inches later this week

GPC to host 17th Wild and Scenic Film Festival Saturday

Event will be held at the historic Roxy Theatre in Bremerton, show starts at 1 p.m.

State Patrol advises public of “spoofed” phone calls

Call falsely alleges a bomb threat and advises recipient to go to suspicious website

State Sen. Christine Rolfes to host community conversations across Kitsap County in early December

Event gives folks a chance to comment or ask questions about legislation that affects Kitsap

Silverdale Christmas tree lighting set for Saturday, Nov. 30

Activities start at 2 p.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. with Santa lighting the Christmas tree

CKF&R receives Management Excellence Award

CKF&R won in category A, which is for departments with a budget over $4 million

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers needed

To volunteer, go to www.aarp.org/taxvolunteer

Kitsap Rescue Mission to hold ‘Sleep Out’ for Homelessness Awareness Friday night

Event will take place from Friday at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m.

Be a Santa to a Senior this holiday season

Gifts are being collected through December 13

Shipyard welcomes 267 new apprentice graduates

Class represents 24 different trades and maintained an overall class GPA of 3.835

Bremerton gift shop hosts inaugural beard-growing contest throughout November

Prizes include full shaving set, two tickets to Admiral Theatre concert, and goody bags

Lone occupant escapes morning house fire in Silverdale

Fire Marshal is currently conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire

Ridgetop Land Exchange decision postponed until 2020

Evaluation of public comment and property appraisal to be extended into next year

Local boat manufacturer builds three boats for New York Fire Department

Three latest additions to the FDNY fleet are 33-foot long, full-cabin boats

Attempted child abduction reported near Bud Hawk Elementary School

BPD: Suspect was a white male with a black mask and was driving a white van.

Man arrested in Bremerton after allegedly conducting a series of burglaries

Burglaries included stealing packages off porches and vehicle prowling

75-year-old woman charged with hit-and-run after allegedly causing motorcycle crash

Suspect was later pulled over for reckless driving and admitted to authorities she witnessed crash

Homeless man arrested for attempted robbery with box cutter

Victim told police that suspect pulled box cutter on him and demanded money