Kitsap News Group staff

Shipyard conducting oil spill training exercise in Sinclair Inlet

According to shipyard officials, no simulated oil or other liquid will be discharged into the water

E. coli bacteria returns to safer levels at Kitsap Lake

Health District advises public to continue avoiding contact with water due to cyanobacteria

Silverdale man charged with rape of a child, molestation

A Silverdale man was arrested Sept. 20 for third-degree rape of a child and two additional counts of third-degree child molestation, after allegedly engaging in… Continue reading

Bremerton fast ferry behind schedule due to extensive orca activity

Kitsap Transit officials said to expect delayed sailings throughout the afternoon

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting and disarming deputy

KCSO: suspect removed small dagger from a deputy’s duty belt

Shellfish harvesting closed in Dyes Inlet

Recent tests showed high levels of marine biotoxin paralytic shellfish poison

Temporary vessel to operate Kingston/Seattle fast ferry route

M/V Melissa Ann expected to go back into service Friday after being taken out for emergency repairs

Kingston fast ferry sailings canceled for the rest of Friday and all of Saturday

Backup vessel Melissa Ann has been taken out of service for emergency repairs

Update: suspect arrested for vehicular assault after hit-and-run

Incident occurred Friday, August 30 on 5th Street, between Naval Avenue and Veneta Avenue

KCSO: Sexual assault suspect in custody

Warrant was issued Sept. 4 for Christopher Deshawn Pharr on first-degree child molestation charge

Salish Recovery Coalition to host Recovery in the Park

Event set for Sept. 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Evergreen Park in Bremerton

Kingston Fast Ferry back in service Wednesday afternoon

240-passenger M/V Finest is anticipated to return to service during week of September 22

Foot ferry Admiral Pete out for repair Sept. 3-6

49-passenger Admiral Jack to operate Bremerton-Annapolis route during commuter hours

Ms. Fit Bridgade to host Pedal 4 People Suicide Awareness Ride

Ms. Fit Brigade, out of Olalla is hosting its first Pedal 4 People, and Suicide Prevention and Awareness fundraiser Sept. 14. “We hope to bring… Continue reading

Man arrested after allegedly firing at Silverdale street sign

Gunshots also hit a house on Old Frontier Road NW which was directly in the sightline of the sign

Kitsap Public Health issues another warning for cyanobacteria in Kitsap Lake

Public is advised to avoid all contact with lake due to health risks for people and animals

WSDOT cautions travelers of large ferry rushes this Labor Day weekend

Edmonds and Kingston terminals among those expected to see the longest wait times

Bremerton to Seattle ferry route running on reduced capacity

Unplanned vessel maintenance to an M/V Tacoma propeller forced a series of boat moves