Michelle Beahm

<em>Angela Davis, a civil rights activist, spoke at OC’s inaugural event for its Presidential Equity and Excellence series January 2017, helmed by then-OC President David Mitchell and Equity and Inclusion Vice President Cheryl Nuñez.</em>			 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

OC series advances conversation about campus diversity | Update

Update: Next discussion will be held 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 24 at Olympic College, with Ray Garrido.

<em>Angela Davis, a civil rights activist, spoke at OC’s inaugural event for its Presidential Equity and Excellence series January 2017, helmed by then-OC President David Mitchell and Equity and Inclusion Vice President Cheryl Nuñez.</em>			 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Suicide attempt survivor, author is keynote speaker at fundraiser

BREMERTON — Kitsap Mental Health Services will play host to filmmaker Kevin Hines, who is also an author and suicide attempt survivor, at a May… Continue reading

<em>A portion of the boundary between the Bremerton Water Utility District and the Silverdale Water District. The red box is where SWD is taking over service. The green box is uncontested, overlapping areas of service for both districts.</em>
                                City of Bremerton courtesy graphic

Silverdale Water takes over service in small boundary area of Bremerton

BREMERTON — The boundary between the Bremerton Water Utility District and the Silverdale Water District has shifted a bit in the Barker Creek area following… Continue reading

<em>A portion of the boundary between the Bremerton Water Utility District and the Silverdale Water District. The red box is where SWD is taking over service. The green box is uncontested, overlapping areas of service for both districts.</em>
                                City of Bremerton courtesy graphic

Poll

Do you think the negotiations between North and South Korea will be successful?… Continue reading

<em>Concept art of the recommended upgrades to the Warren Avenue Playfield.</em>				 City of Bremerton

Input sought for Warren Avenue Playfield upgrades

The park was identified as a high priority for updating in a six-year capital facilities plan.

<em>Concept art of the recommended upgrades to the Warren Avenue Playfield.</em>				 City of Bremerton

Large donation jump-starts Kidzz Helping Kidzz toy goal

Local group aims to donate 5,000 toys to children in area hospitals over the holidays.

Simple Roots Soap has simple beginnings

Hand-made soap made locally with natural ingredients has benefits for skin

KEDA plan aims to improve business community

BREMERTON — The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance passed its 2018 action plan at its regular meeting March 30. KEDA is an organization that promotes economic… Continue reading

The color guard from the Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bangor displays the colors while Niki Saulsberry sings the national anthem at the groundbreaking ceremony April 2.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Construction underway for a new VA clinic in Silverdale

It’s been a long time coming, but the ceremonial groundbreaking has finally took place April 2.

The color guard from the Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bangor displays the colors while Niki Saulsberry sings the national anthem at the groundbreaking ceremony April 2.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
<em>Monica Blackwood, Steve Politakis and Patty Lent hug at the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance meeting March 30 after Blackwood and Politakis granted Lent a lifetime achievement award.</em>		 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Former Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent receives lifetime achievement award

BREMERTON — At the March 30 Kitsap Economic Development Alliance meeting, former Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent was in the spotlight once more as the organization… Continue reading

<em>Monica Blackwood, Steve Politakis and Patty Lent hug at the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance meeting March 30 after Blackwood and Politakis granted Lent a lifetime achievement award.</em>		 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Poll

Have you attended any groundbreaking ceremonies?… Continue reading

<em>Left to right: Ivan Semerenko, Kara Putnam, Elyza Gutierrez and Jennifer Gutierrez at the recognition for Elyza’s early CPR on her mom during an emergency Nov. 10.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

CKFR recognizes 12 year old for lifesaving CPR on her mom

CENTRAL KITSAP — On the evening of Nov. 10, 12-year-old Elyza Gutierrez stepped up in a huge way for her mom. After Jennifer Gutierrez had… Continue reading

<em>Left to right: Ivan Semerenko, Kara Putnam, Elyza Gutierrez and Jennifer Gutierrez at the recognition for Elyza’s early CPR on her mom during an emergency Nov. 10.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
A student practices navigation while underway during practical hours of a Bremerton Sail and Power Squadron class.
                                Rick Hurst / Bremerton Sail and Power Squadron

Sail and Power Squadron teaches boater safety

BREMERTON — Bremerton Sail and Power Squadron is the local chapter of an international organization aimed at education, socialization and civic service when it comes… Continue reading

A student practices navigation while underway during practical hours of a Bremerton Sail and Power Squadron class.
                                Rick Hurst / Bremerton Sail and Power Squadron
More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

March for Our Lives promotes school safety and gun control | SLIDESHOW

The protest was one of hundreds throughout the U.S. in response to the Florida shooting Feb. 14.

More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Poll

If your job allowed telecommuting/working from home, would you?… Continue reading

A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Bremerton a magical experience | Slideshow

The 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade draws huge crowds of emerald-clad spectators.

A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group
<em>Children march in the 2017 St. Patricks Day Parade in Bremerton.</em> Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

St. Paddy’s Day parade starts 11 a.m.

BREMERTON — The 27th annual Bremerton Saint Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 11 a.m. March 17 in downtown Bremerton. The parade route follows previous years:… Continue reading

<em>Children march in the 2017 St. Patricks Day Parade in Bremerton.</em> Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo
<em>Robert and Carolynn Perkins accept a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of Robert’s father, Roscoe Perkins.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

Tuskegee Airmen pilot posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Roscoe Perkins logged nearly 400 flight hours during his years of service, Jan. 1944 and Feb. 1946.

<em>Robert and Carolynn Perkins accept a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of Robert’s father, Roscoe Perkins.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

2018 inductees to OC Athletic Hall of Fame announced

Includes the men’s basketball team from 1948-49; Dick McKimson, track; and Jill Bekar, basketball.