Bremerton

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center participated in the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil in March 2017.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo

Kitsap Immigration Assistance Center has a new director of family services.

BREMERTON — When Marthita May, former family services director and co-founder of Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center, stepped down from the role, Annika Turner, once an… Continue reading

 

Take a second chance at prom to support local charities

Josephine’s 2nd Chance Prom donating proceeds to Camp to Belong of Washington and The Coffee Oasis.

 

Port mulls outsourcing marinas to private company managers

Commissioners seeking public input on whether they should send out requests for qualifications.

 

<em>This week, Officer Kent Mayfield, who is recovering from gunshot wounds received Dec. 17, received this note of encouragement from Jake Rieger, 10, of Las Vegas.			 </em>Bremerton Police Department

Bremerton Police Department’s Little Hero

This week, Officer Kent Mayfield, who is still recovering from gunshot wounds received Dec. 17, received a wonderful note of encouragement from a young man… Continue reading

<em>This week, Officer Kent Mayfield, who is recovering from gunshot wounds received Dec. 17, received this note of encouragement from Jake Rieger, 10, of Las Vegas.			 </em>Bremerton Police Department
Bremerton High School alum Wayne Ayers Jr. created an online publication, WhereIsTheBuzz. He lived without a stable home for most years of his childhood in Bremerton. (Courtesy/Wayne Ayers Jr.)

From homelessness to launching a media business

Wayne Ayers’s circumstances instilled in him a sense of generosity, and a belief in himself

Bremerton High School alum Wayne Ayers Jr. created an online publication, WhereIsTheBuzz. He lived without a stable home for most years of his childhood in Bremerton. (Courtesy/Wayne Ayers Jr.)
Diane Lampshire “was a kind, beautiful and clever person whose life philosophy was, ‘Slow down before you respond to a person who is upset. It may not be about you,’” her daughter, Paula Knight, said. (Paula Knight collection)

For Diane Lampshire, life was about love and learning

Completed studies in bookkeeping, clothing design; created costumes for community theater

Diane Lampshire “was a kind, beautiful and clever person whose life philosophy was, ‘Slow down before you respond to a person who is upset. It may not be about you,’” her daughter, Paula Knight, said. (Paula Knight collection)
Bremerton city firefighters were working at 5 p.m. Feb. 3 to contain a house fire on Tracyton Beach Road. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Fire engulfs house on Tracyton Beach Road

No info yet on injury or cause of fire

Bremerton city firefighters were working at 5 p.m. Feb. 3 to contain a house fire on Tracyton Beach Road. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
Calina Lawrence … Suquamish art-ivist is taking a stand for environmental and social justice through her music and poetry. (Image: From her video, “Don’t Count Me Out”)

Suquamish art-ivist uses the power of poetry, song in social justice movement

‘It’s an honor to be a part and to celebrate and to speak truth’

Calina Lawrence … Suquamish art-ivist is taking a stand for environmental and social justice through her music and poetry. (Image: From her video, “Don’t Count Me Out”)
<em>Former Bremerton High School football coach Joe Kennedy kneels on the 50-yard line of a football field in prayer.</em>
                                Photo courtesy Liberty Institute
<em>Former Bremerton High School football coach Joe Kennedy kneels on the 50-yard line of a football field in prayer.</em>
                                Photo courtesy Liberty Institute

Man dies after being struck by car on Highway 3

BREMERTON – A 52-year-old Bremerton man died Jan. 23 after he reportedly collapsed while standing in the roadway and was struck by a vehicle. Washington… Continue reading

Bremerton’s interim police chief finds new role ‘exhilarating’

Not one to sit in the office, Burchett makes a point to be among the people he’s leading

<em>From left, Lexi Higgins, Navi Dhesi, Ryan Sandoval and Sam Hair are partnered together in an effort to earn a provisional patent for their invention.	</em>Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

The big idea: OC program guides engineering students from concept to patent

10 patents have been awarded to Capstone Design students since the program’s inception in 2012

<em>From left, Lexi Higgins, Navi Dhesi, Ryan Sandoval and Sam Hair are partnered together in an effort to earn a provisional patent for their invention.	</em>Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

MeToo event Jan. 31 in Bremerton

To support, and increase awareness

Help Bremerton chart course for revitalization

City received $300,000 grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Simply Socks: Drive aims to collect more than 30,000 pairs for homeless

BREMERTON — Ten years ago, Kitsap Mental Health reached out to Kiwanis clubs in Kitsap County and asked them to buy socks to donate to… Continue reading

Tony Hillman, 39, is the newest Bremerton City Council member. (Courtesy photo)

Hillman appointed District 4 Bremerton City Council member

BREMERTON — Tony Hillman, controller for Habitat for Humanity, was appointed Jan. 10 to complete the City Council term of Greg Wheeler, who became mayor… Continue reading

Tony Hillman, 39, is the newest Bremerton City Council member. (Courtesy photo)
Darryl Thorn, 33, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for his involvement in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016.
                                Multnomah County Sheriff/Courtesy

Thorn seeks appeal of 18-month sentence

Participated in standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge

Darryl Thorn, 33, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for his involvement in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016.
                                Multnomah County Sheriff/Courtesy
Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group

Titleholders’ priorities: Mentoring and empowerment

Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale win scholarships and commit to a year of service

Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group
Greg Wheeler began his term as Bremerton mayor Jan. 1.
                                Courtesy photo

Mayor Wheeler’s first days in office

‘The top priority is to get the police chief hired’

Greg Wheeler began his term as Bremerton mayor Jan. 1.
                                Courtesy photo