Kitsap News Group staff

Fast ferry ‘Finest’ out for repairs starting Tuesday

Vessel could be out for an entire week for repairs to be completed

Kitsap Community Foundation set to open scholarship applications

Funds will be used for the 2020-2021 academic year

Ferry schedule changes at Colman Dock begin Jan.4

Sailings will operate out of a single slip as construction moves forward on Seattle ferry terminal

County to hold plastic foam collection event Dec. 28

Event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds Sheep Barn

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