Mark Briant

Rich Passage I shows its stuff in rainy, windy weather

BREMERTON — Here is the message of the day, courtesy of Kitsap Transit: A passenger-only ferry never got stuck in traffic. On a dreary, rainy,… Continue reading


Ferry skipper replaces a Sinclair Bay legend

How does it feel to replace a minor legend on the Port Orchard dock? According to Tom Cain, it’s no problem at all. Cain replaced… Continue reading


Retired Seahawks, Blitz, Sea Gals will visit Kitsap for two rallies

BANGOR — Members of the Seattle Seahawks organization and retired players will rally with fans in Bangor and Bremerton on Jan. 6. The Sea Gals,… Continue reading


Elite 8 Kitsap Transit bus operators honored for perfect service

BREMERTON — Eight Kitsap County bus drivers will be honored at the Kitsap Transit Board monthly meeting Jan. 3 for achieving a remarkable feat. Each… Continue reading

Port lays groundwork for recovery of environmental remediation costs

BREMERTON — The Port of Bremerton has no intention of eating the nearly quarter-million-dollar cost of environmental cleanup at the Olympic View Industrial Park. The… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit to seek public input about rapid-ferry service

BREMERTON — Kitsap Transit staff rolled out their initial proposal for a fare structure for the fast ferry system when the project gets underway next… Continue reading

Bremerton goes its own way in Olympia

BREMERTON — In one way, cities like Bremerton (and the five other Kitsap County cities) are no different than the citizens — in order to… Continue reading

Too-tall vehicle clips sprinkler head, sets off alarm and evacuation

BREMERTON — A lapse in judgment caused a momentary panic at the Bremerton Convention Center at Harborside at about noon Dec. 19, with fire department… Continue reading

USS Turner Joy’s hull in remarkably good shape

BREMERTON — For having not moved an inch in 16 years, the hull of the USS Turner Joy got a remarkably upbeat bill of health.… Continue reading

Court Report: Domestic violence cases dominate

The following cases were filed in Kitsap County District Court: n A 38-year-old Bremerton woman was arrested Dec. 8 and charged with fourth-degree assault with… Continue reading

Sex offenders move to Bremerton

BREMERTON — One registered sex offender has recently moved to Bremerton and another, a current resident, changed addresses within the city, according to the Bremerton… Continue reading

Ooh rah, it’s Christmas!

BREMERTON — Want to rekindle the true spirit of Christmas and that magical feeling of joy that you felt as a child? Come down to… Continue reading

With Prop. 1 passage, Kitsap Transit mobilizes

BREMERTON — The fast ferries are off to a quick start. Kitsap Transit’s Board of Commissioners has met for the first time since the narrow passage… Continue reading

Burglaries all over Kitsap County

The following cases were filed in either Kitsap District Court or Kitsap County Superior Court: * Possession of a controlled substance: A 24-year-old Bremerton man… Continue reading

Threat to kill, domestic violence charges filed | Court Report

The following cases have been filed in Kitsap County District Court: Third-degree theft: A 30-year-old Bainbridge Island woman went on a shoplifting spree at the… Continue reading

Pedestrian killed in collision with truck on State Route 303

BREMERTON — A pedestrian was killed early Nov. 7 when he reportedly stepped in front of a pickup truck on State Route 303 just north… Continue reading

Voters narrowly approve Kitsap Transit’s fast-ferry plan

PORT ORCHARD — Proposition 1, the proposal to fund a passenger-only ferry service between three Kitsap communities and Seattle, has passed by a narrow margin.… Continue reading

Garrido re-elected to County Commission

BREMERTON — County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido was elected to a third consecutive term on Nov. 8, fending off a challenge from Republican Chris Tibbs. It… Continue reading

Gunshot altercation between Central Kitsap elderly men remains a mystery

A Bremerton man shot a longtime acquaintance on Oct. 31, but the most important piece of this puzzle is missing: why? According to a narrative… Continue reading

Assaults, burglaries, failure to register among cases filed in District Court

The following cases were filed in Kitsap County District Court: Failure to register as a sex offender: A 31-year-old man currently residing in Bremerton was… Continue reading