EDUCATION BRIEFS WASL registration underway

Current ninth-grade students are now eligible to participate in the August 2008 WASL.

Driver wedges truck under carport

The driver of a Peninsula AllShred delivery truck tried unsuccessfully to drive under a covered carport at the Arc bingo hall Thursday afternoon.

Local troop to visit birthplace of Girl Scouts

Come late Tuesday night, nine girls will be on their way to a part of the country they’ve never before visited.

Three local stores sell winning Lottery Raffle tickets

Three winning tickets, drawn Thursday night, in Washington's Million Dollar Raffle were sold in Kitsap County stores.One of the three one-million-dollar tickets was sold at… Continue reading

Seattle woman loses leg in Tracyton boating accident

45-year-old remains in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center.

West Sound Fire & Rescue committee voices concern about progress

The various West Sound Fire & Rescue (WSFR) committees are starting to feel the time crunch of the planning process.

Bremerton tunnel project moves forward

The digging in Bremerton’s version of the “Big Dig” or the Bremerton tunnel project was completed Monday afternoon and is another good sign for the much discussed project, which began construction July of last year.

Community volunteers show their ‘caring’ side

More than 400 volunteers piled into the President’s Hall at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds June 20 to gear up for the 15th annual United Way Day of Caring.

Puget Sound Rumble’s bringing it to Bremerton

Bremerton Skateland is about to host an elbow-throwin’, fast-speed rollin’, rollickin’ roller derby rumble.

Schrempf dishes on Sonics’ future

PORT ORCHARD — Detlef Schrempf never envisioned a scenario where this discussion would occur.


Stacy Nold selected as Thunderbird Pro Rodeo queen

Camp Invention

Children will explore Mars and renovate an art museum’s sculpture garden at Sylvan Way Christian School this summer.


AHOY MATEY: Third Annual Navigator Yacht Rendezvous; today, Sat., June 28 and tomorrow, Sun., June 29; Port of Bremerton Marina; Info: or

James G. Herdman Sr., 91

James G. Herdman Sr. died June 25 in Port Orchard. The Bremerton resident was 91.

Pete Ross loved Silverdale Pee Wees

Cornelius “Pete” Ross Jr. died on June 10, 2008. The Silverdale resident was 75.

What’s Up reaches beyond its borders

A case of wanderlust, a sense of adventure and a full tank of gas will drive new column beyond the confines of Kitsap County.




CELEBRATE CHANGE: Juneteenth Celebration to feature entertainment, arts and crafts, board games, face painting and free finger food; today, Sat., June 21, noon-6 p.m.; Evergreen Park, Bremerton. Info: Robert Boddie at (360) 337-7687 or JD Sweet at (360) 373-0655 or e-mail