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Mike Looby is the owner of Horse & Cow Pub in downtown Bremerton.

Horse & Cow Pub celebrates its storied history with a block party

The Horse & Cow Pub & Grill celebrated its second birthday last week at its location on Fourth Avenue in downtown Bremerton. And like for any proper 2-year-old, they threw a party to celebrate.

Mike Looby is the owner of Horse & Cow Pub in downtown Bremerton.

Olympic’s decision to play Archbishop Murphy draws praise

Olympic High’s football team did something that no team has been willing to do for the last five weeks: play powerhouse 2A Archbishop Murphy High School, as contractually agreed to.

First responders face dangerous challenges when faced with opioid addicts

While everyone from medical personnel, social workers and public health policymakers struggle to grasp the breadth and threat of the ever-growing opioid epidemic, one particular group has potentially the most to lose.

Creepy clown sightings rise as trend spreads nationwide

An eerie phenomenon sweeping across the country does not yet appear to have taken a foothold in this region. They’re creepy clowns, and to hear tell, they’re hiding behind every streetlight in America.

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Bremerton Retrospective: The day the earth stood still

The next issue after 9/11 was dated Sept. 15 — four days after the attack. So it’s hard to gauge from news coverage the shock people on the Kitsap Peninsula felt on the day itself. The front page displayed a large, respectful photo of an American flag, billowing gently in the sunshine. A story accompanied the photo, describing ways people were trying to hang onto some semblance of normality in the face of a world coming unhinged.

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Past and current employees at the USS Turner Joy were on hand to honor former director Jack James in Bremerton on Sept. 29. Those attending include

Former USS Turner Joy director honored by City of Bremerton

The former director of the USS Turner Joy was honored with the William J. Diffley Award for his longtime service as a Navy Seal and later working to advance the movement to preserve historic naval vessels.

Past and current employees at the USS Turner Joy were on hand to honor former director Jack James in Bremerton on Sept. 29. Those attending include

Sex offender moves to Bremerton

Kyle M. Lynch was convicted of third-degree molestation in 1995, attempted child molestation in 2006 and communication for sexual purposes with a minor in 2005 and 2006 in Snohomish County.

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The week the ferries went still in the water

Today we enjoy the internet; social media; cellular communications; region-wide, color-coded real-time traffic information; and the almost comical attempts by local news media to outdo each other with their traffic and weather reporting, but in the summer of 1991, there was none of that.

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The legendary World War I-era Navy recruiting posted created by William Chandler Christy is historically notable for several reasons. The energy and sly sexuality of the model as captured by Christy made her a popular figure. In addition

When the Great War beckoned, America’s women answered the call

As the United States plunged into the Great War (later to be known as World War I), America’s women stood and acted with all of the fervor and dedication of their male counterparts.

The legendary World War I-era Navy recruiting posted created by William Chandler Christy is historically notable for several reasons. The energy and sly sexuality of the model as captured by Christy made her a popular figure. In addition
Families had the opportunity to test out the new aviation-themed playground Aug. 9 at the Bremerton Airport.

Feeding kids’ love of flight: Bremerton Airport unveils aviation-themed playground

At the Bremerton Port Commission’s regular meeting Aug. 9, the commission unveiled a children’s playground designed to pique the young imagination.

Families had the opportunity to test out the new aviation-themed playground Aug. 9 at the Bremerton Airport.
Kitsap County Commissioner Ed Wolfe (second from left) walks with residents of the Crista Shores assisted living community as the Bucklin Hill Bridge prepared to open to traffic on July 22. They were among the first to walk across the newly opened bridge.

Bucklin Hill Bridge reopens to fanfare

More than 350 residents turned out to take part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a $20 million project that now stands as the largest single transportation-related project in the history of Kitsap County Public Works Department.

Kitsap County Commissioner Ed Wolfe (second from left) walks with residents of the Crista Shores assisted living community as the Bucklin Hill Bridge prepared to open to traffic on July 22. They were among the first to walk across the newly opened bridge.

District 2 only contested commissioner race

The races for Kitsap County Commissioner don’t have quite the drama they may have had in past campaigns, with only one of three seats in play this year.

DUI arrests over Fourth of July weekend among lowest ever

Just five Kitsap County residents were arrested and booked for driving while intoxicated (DUI) during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to the Washington State Patrol. That seems, on its face, a highly positive number for a county of roughly 260,000 residents.