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Former California Governor visits Olympia to push renewable energy

By Emma Scher WNPA Olympia News Bureau Former California Governor Jerry Brown was in Olympia late Thursday to support Governor Jay Inslee’s climate change proposals.… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2019

 

A capital gains tax might come to Washington. Here’s what it would do

A deep dive into the governor’s proposal.

 

Search for new police chief begins

Marti to retire this year; salary boost expected to increase recruitment pool

 

State AG: Navy released ‘50 dump truck loads’ of toxic pollutants into Sinclair Inlet in 2017

Attorney General Bob Ferguson threatened a citizens’ lawsuit if the Navy does not address its alleged “ongoing violations” of the Clean Water Act.

Downtown Poulsbo restaurant to offer free meals to federal workers

The Burrata Bistro will be serving lunch on Jan. 27 to workers affected by the government shutdown

  • Jan 18, 2019

Bremerton girls located after scare

The three children were reported “missing and endangered” Tuesday.

Manchester Library’s winter book sale is Feb. 2

Proceeds will benefit the library organization.

Three SK educators earn top teaching certification

In total, 59 teachers have earned this top teaching credential.

Feb. 5 is hearing date for zoning code, map update

Planning Commission is seeking public input on city’s draft update.

Siliqua patula, a clam native to the Northwest, could become a very special mollusk in Washington. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons.

Bill could see razor clam recognized as Washington’s state clam

If passed Washington would become the first to officially designate a state clam

  • Jan 17, 2019
Siliqua patula, a clam native to the Northwest, could become a very special mollusk in Washington. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons.

Harper Park community meeting set for Jan. 30

Meeting will discuss the future of the Port Orchard park.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Orca task force proposes measures to save southern resident killer whales

By Sean Harding WNPA Olympia News Bureau Gov. Jay Inslee introduced an executive order last year establishing the Southern Resident Orca Task Force, directing state… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2019

Lawmakers file bill to eliminate postage need for mail ballots

The legislation would make mail-in election process postage-free.

Amy’s On The Bay restaurant closes its doors

Cheers Bar & Grill also no longer in business

Poulsbo man killed in East Bremerton crash

A 22-year-old Poulsbo man has been identified as the victim of a fatal collision on Illahee Road Monday morning. Jacob Cory Ninemire was pronounced dead… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

Kingston survey examines need for affordable housing

Participants have until Jan. 31 to complete the survey

Bike lane improvement project set for Kitsap Way

Green paint markings, “bike boxes,” and connectivity through intersections are among the measures planned in Bremerton.

Inslee names policy priorities in State of the State Tuesday

The governor addressed gun safety, mental health and orca protection in his speech to the legislature.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Inslee pushes state capital gains tax

Would impose 9 percent tax on capital gains starting at $25,000

  • Jan 15, 2019

Medical marijuana could be allowed on school grounds

By Madeline Coats WNPA Olympia News Bureau A bill proposed by Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, would allow marijuana on school campuses for students who require… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019