Michelle Beahm

SKSD boundary review committee proposes moving 391 students to different elementary schools

PORT ORCHARD — To combat overcrowding in its elementary schools, the South Kitsap School District is working to restructure the district’s attendance boundaries. On Nov.… Continue reading

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Have you ever been the victim of package theft? (Someone stealing delivered packages from your doorstep.)… Continue reading

Gingerbread house contest at Port Orchard Market

PORT ORCHARD — Run, run, run as fast as you can to the Port Orchard Public Market, say merchants at the Bay Street establishment. You… Continue reading

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Do you attend community tree-lighting events?… Continue reading

David Mitchell joined Olympic College as president in 2002. At the end of the year, he’s retiring.
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Olympic College’s Mitchell: Supportive community made being president ‘a lot of fun’

BREMERTON — “I’ve had a great time working at this college,” said David Mitchell, who retires at year-end as president of Olympic College. “The community… Continue reading

David Mitchell joined Olympic College as president in 2002. At the end of the year, he’s retiring.
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Bob Carter repaired the 600 lights that decorate the Tracyton Community Tree.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Bob Carter repaired the 600 lights that decorate the Tracyton Community Tree.
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Kate Daniels, manager of the Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books, says Small Business Saturday is “is a time of coming together.” Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton and Poulsbo is hosting local authors throughout Nov. 25, Small Business Saturday.
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Give the gift of reading to loved ones while supporting locally owned businesses

Liberty Bay Books hosts local authors on Nov. 25 for their Small Business Saturday events

Kate Daniels, manager of the Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books, says Small Business Saturday is “is a time of coming together.” Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton and Poulsbo is hosting local authors throughout Nov. 25, Small Business Saturday.
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Bremerton City Council will get a third new member

Vacancy created by Wheeler’s election as mayor

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Where do you celebrate Thanksgiving?… Continue reading

Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
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Strachan leaving Bremerton police for new opportunity

“I have a really intense interest in working to move law enforcement forward”

Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
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Those extra toiletries can make a difference

AAA’s Soap for Hope drive benefits YWCA’s ALIVE Shelter

Shooting reported near Sylvan Way and Spruce Avenue | Updated

Two individuals detained, being interviewed

Rimbert Illustration’s Paints and Pints Nights usually costs $35, and includes supplies, instruction and the first drink.
                                Rimbert Illustrations / Courtesy

Paints and Pints with Rimbert Illustrations

Regular get-together to paint and connect with friends, family and the community

Rimbert Illustration’s Paints and Pints Nights usually costs $35, and includes supplies, instruction and the first drink.
                                Rimbert Illustrations / Courtesy

One injury in a three-car crash

PORT ORCHARD — One person was injured in a three-car collision 11:11 p.m. Nov. 13 on State Route 16. The crash happened after a maroon… Continue reading

Most of the damage from the fire was done to an outdoor carport area.
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Most of the damage from the fire was done to an outdoor carport area.
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Donna Gaskill with her dogs, Sailor and Oliver, at the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil. The residents held a contest and voted on Sailor’s name. Both dogs help residents and staff alike destress.
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Dog helps Retsil Veterans Home residents, staff

PORT ORCHARD — Hello, Sailor. Sailor is a dog who joins her human, Donna Gaskill, every day for work at the Washington Veterans Home in… Continue reading

Donna Gaskill with her dogs, Sailor and Oliver, at the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil. The residents held a contest and voted on Sailor’s name. Both dogs help residents and staff alike destress.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Veteran Lemke loses SKSD board seat to challenger Sebren

PORT ORCHARD — Chris Lemke, a longtime South Kitsap School District member of the board of directors, lost his bid for re-election Aug. 7 for… Continue reading

Toy drive for ill children at it again this year

BREMERTON — Last year, Zachary Darner, 8, and a friend collected 259 toys — more than five times their goal — to donate to children… Continue reading

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OC president candidate forums continue through Nov. 14

BREMERTON — After vetting more than 100 candidates, the Olympic College Board of Trustees narrowed down the list of possible new presidents to six candidates,… Continue reading