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KEDA Executive Director John Powers

KEDA Executive Director to retire

SILVERDALE — The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance has announced that Executive Director John Powers will retire this year. Powers, who had held the post for… Continue reading

KEDA Executive Director John Powers

Some park amenities, off leash dog parks set to return at month’s end

With the reopening of Kitsap County parks earlier this month, county officials have had to modify operations in order to stay within state and federal… Continue reading

Two Kitsap 911 employees win Public Safety Communications Awards

Two Kitsap 911 employees were singled out for special recognition this year, winning Public Safety Communications Awards and Technology Leadership Awards from the Association of… Continue reading

Bremerton to present affordable housing study virtually

A study of affordable housing in Kitsap County and the City of Bremerton was set to be presented to the public earlier this year, but… Continue reading

Stabbing victim summoned police during domestic violence attack

A Bremerton police officer interrupted a stabbing in progress in the early morning hours on Tuesday after the victim was able to activate her iPhone’s… Continue reading

Bremerton man charged with shooting his wife in the leg

In yet another domestic violence case, a Bremerton man was charged with several offenses after shooting his wife in the leg during an argument in… Continue reading

Inmate accused of murder dies after altercation with corrections officers

An inmate at the Kitsap County Jail who was left in critical condition following a physical confrontation with officers died Friday morning, authorities said. The… Continue reading

County to open Olympic View Transfer Station on Memorial Day

Kitsap County has released its Memorial Day schedules for waste facilities, with the Olympic View Transfer Station remaining open on Monday, May 25, while Silverdale… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit will not operate services on Memorial Day

Kitsap Transit will not operate any service on Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 25. Buses and ferries will not operate in order to help… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer to host coronavirus telephone town hall Monday evening

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will host a telephone town hall meeting with constituents on Monday evening and provide information about Congress’s efforts to respond to… Continue reading

Hot, dry conditions will increase wildfire risk this weekend

With weekend temperatures expected to soar into the high 70s this weekend and possibly even breaking into 80 degrees in certain areas, including western Washington,… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23

Sen. Rolfes will sit on COVID-19 economic recovery committee

Washington State Sen. Christine Rolfes, representing Kitsap’s 23rd legislative district, will be part of the bipartisan Special Committee on Economic Recovery, which will guide the… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23

Silverdale and Olalla waste facilities reopen today

Beginning today, the Silverdale and Olalla Recycling and Garbage Facilities will open to the public. The Silverdale facility will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4… Continue reading

Spanaway man struck trying to stop his own vehicle from rolling backwards near Chico boat ramp

A Spanaway man was struck by his own car after a mishap on Chico Beach Drive at a boat ramp. The 22-year-old male exited his… Continue reading

Additional money now available for Bremerton’s rental assistance program

BREMERTON — Additional money for the Bremerton COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program has been made available, said Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler in a press release Tuesday.… Continue reading

Kitsap Great Give raises record-breaking $2.2 million

The seventh annual Kitsap Great Give, held in April this year, brought in a record-breaking amount of donations despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event,… Continue reading

County appraisers to resume physical inspections Monday

While the Kitsap County Assessor’s office remains closed to the general public, appraisers will resume physical property inspections this week. Appraisers, who will return to… Continue reading

Unemployment claims rise again in Kitsap in the week of April 19 to 25

Unemployment claims continued to rise in Kitsap County as residents filed 1,888 new initial unemployment claims in the week of April 19 through April 25,… Continue reading

Lakewood man dies on Highway 3, vehicle rolls over on Hood Canal Bridge in Thursday crashes

A Lakewood man died in a solo motor vehicle crash late Thursday evening after his vehicle collided with the median along Highway 3. The accident… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit to require face coverings on Worker/Driver service

Beginning Monday, May 4, Kitsap Transit will be requiring all Worker/Driver passengers to wear a face covering until further notice on this service. The new… Continue reading