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For the fourth day this week: no SKSD classes on Thursday

Students will have to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home

Journalists criticize proposal exempting legislature from public disclosure laws

By Emma Epperly WNPA Olympia News Bureau Media organization representatives from across Washington lambasted proposed legislation that exempts the legislature from portions of the Public… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Voters greenlight school levies in special election

Measures in Central Kitsap and Bremerton are expected to raise about $25.7 million in annual revenue for local schools.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal. Courtesy photo.

OSPI announces schools may waive “makeup” days

North Kitsap, Central Kitsap, Bremerton and South Kitsap School Districts will remain closed for the third consecutive day Wednesday, with a state of emergency still… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019
Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal. Courtesy photo.

South Kitsap School District: No classes Wednesday

After-school activities and events also have been canceled.

Red Cross opening emergency shelter in Silverdale due to power outages

Those without power can head to the Silverdale United Methodist Church.

  • Feb 12, 2019

“A warm bed on a cold night”: scores flock to Bremerton emergency shelter during storm

The Salvation Army’s winter shelter saw record attendance during the heavy snow recently, Maj. Scott Ramsey said.

Poulsbo Police Department blotter | Jan. 28—Feb. 3

This is a list of incidents and arrests for the week of Jan. 28—Feb. 3 provided by the Poulsbo Police Department. Incident listing01/28/2019 03:51 H19000124… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019

Gas leak on Sidney contained

SKFR, Cascade Natural Gas respond to leakage smell

Photo credit: Holly Cordial

Fire overnight in Manette

Non-serious injuries reported after an apartment fire early Tuesday morning.

Photo credit: Holly Cordial

‘Travel warning’ issued for Bremerton, drivers advised to stay off roads

Mayor Greg Wheeler requests no driving “unless absolutely necessary” over the next 24 hours.

Classes canceled for all CK schools

All Central Kitsap schools have canceled classes for Tuesday, Feb. 12 due to poor weather and road conditions throughout the district. All K-8 activities are… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

All NK schools closed Tuesday

All North Kitsap schools will be closed Tuesday, Feb 12, according to an alert posted to the district’s website. All afternoon and evening activities and… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

SKSD classes canceled Tuesday

Crippling road conditions are making transport dangerous.

Bremerton seeks literary chief

The city is looking for a poet laureate to read poetry at special events, plan Poetry Month and take on other literary roles.

VIDEO | Snowy sledding at Van Zee Park

On Saturday, with a fresh blanket of snow covering Kitsap County, many opportunistic youngsters seized the moment to grab their sleds in search of a… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Rain and snow don’t mix: clear blocked storm drains

Keep watch on nearby drains to prevent the possibility of flooding.

Rain and snow don’t mix: clear blocked storm drains

Keep watch on nearby drains to prevent the possibility of flooding.

Lawmakers seek to reduce racial disparities in Washington state

WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA—A group of 46 Democratic representatives aims to create an Office of Equity in Washington state to promote access to equitable… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2019

More snow? Say it ain’t so!

The National Weather Service issued another winter storm watch, with heaviest snowfall anticipated Monday into Tuesday.