Michelle Beahm

OC, WSU power up new electrical engineering building

BREMERTON — It wasn’t the traditional ribbon-cutting, but on Aug. 21, there was no mistaking the grand opening commemoration of Olympic College and Washington State… Continue reading

Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Fair, first held in 1923 in Port Orchard (that was recorded), closed up after a succesful Sunday Aug. 27, following… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Solar eclipse draws crowd on ferry | Slideshow

BREMERTON — People came from near and far — some taking a break from work, some passing through the Pacific Northwest, some vacationing here as… Continue reading

Bicycle patrol is ‘proactive,’ not ‘reactive’ policing

BREMERTON — In April, the Bremerton Police Department set up a new kind of patrol for the city, one that included officers Derek Ejda and… Continue reading

Olalla Americana Festival 2017 | Slideshow

OLALLA — The 2017 Olalla Americana Festival started 11 a.m. Aug. 19 at the South Kitsap Little League Fields in Olalla. The festival featured live… Continue reading

Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive ends Aug. 22

PORT ORCHARD — “Though it’s still summer, school is on our minds.” The Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive is in full swing right now, but it… Continue reading

Dining at Bay Street Bistro is ‘like going to a friend’s house for dinner’

PORT ORCHARD — Eating at the Bay Street Bistro “is like going to a friend’s house for dinner where they are both a good chef… Continue reading


Where do you like to vacation?… Continue reading

Level 3 sex offender moves to 1000 block of 9th Street in Bremerton

BREMERTON — The Bremerton Police Department issued a notice informing residents that a level 3 sex offender moved to the 1000 block of Ninth Street… Continue reading

Free books for children at Woodland Elementary School READ Up program

SILVERDALE — Woodlands Elementary School has been the site of an invasion. More than a 1,000 books have been delivered to the Central Kitsap school… Continue reading

More money for schools, but new challenge: Not enough teachers

SILVERDALE — This session, the state Legislature came up with $1.8 billion more per year for K-12 public schools — a total of $7.3 billion… Continue reading

Meet Port Orchard’s fuzzy new politicians at Aug. 29 ‘Kitty Hall’

PORT ORCHARD — From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29, there’ll be all new politicians in the Port Orchard City Hall, and though they… Continue reading

Community event helps Bremerton ‘reflect the same beauty that Mother Nature provides’

BREMERTON — Bremertonians will gather together on Sept. 16, joined by a single purpose: to beautify Bremerton. “We live in such a breathtaking city with… Continue reading

Whaling Days Parade | Photos

Photos from the perspective of someone who walked in the parade


Did/will you vote in the primary election?… Continue reading