Central Kitsap

More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

March for Our Lives promotes school safety and gun control | SLIDESHOW

The protest was one of hundreds throughout the U.S. in response to the Florida shooting Feb. 14.

More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Bremerton a magical experience | Slideshow

The 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade draws huge crowds of emerald-clad spectators.

A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group
<em>Robert and Carolynn Perkins accept a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of Robert’s father, Roscoe Perkins.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

Tuskegee Airmen pilot posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Roscoe Perkins logged nearly 400 flight hours during his years of service, Jan. 1944 and Feb. 1946.

<em>Robert and Carolynn Perkins accept a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of Robert’s father, Roscoe Perkins.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

2018 inductees to OC Athletic Hall of Fame announced

Includes the men’s basketball team from 1948-49; Dick McKimson, track; and Jill Bekar, basketball.

Logan O’Neil pitched three innings for the Trojans and also went 2-for-4 at the plate with two doubles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan O’Neil pitched three innings for the Trojans and also went 2-for-4 at the plate with two doubles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Shelter-in-place drill at NBK-Bremerton March 14

BREMERTON — A shelter-in-place drill will be conducted from about 9:20-9:30 a.m. March 14 on Naval Base Kitsap — Bremerton. The drill will include the… Continue reading

Sean Delaire, founder and executive director of Left Right Straight, stands in the building that will soon be the new headquarters for the nonprofit organization, in the early days of renovation.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo

Nonprofit helps veterans through adventure, workshops and more

BREMERTON — Left Right Straight started out as a phrase used by the nonprofit’s founder, Sean Delaire, and his friends as they left for an… Continue reading

Sean Delaire, founder and executive director of Left Right Straight, stands in the building that will soon be the new headquarters for the nonprofit organization, in the early days of renovation.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Holly Duncan helps promotes Small Business Saturday at ISH Vintage Costumes and Clothing, located at 249 4th St., Bremerton. ISH has been put on the market by owner Collette Jones.
                                (Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo)

ISH Vintage Clothing for sale after 13 years in business

Collette Jones wants to find the right person to take over and ‘give it the time and energy it needs.’

Holly Duncan helps promotes Small Business Saturday at ISH Vintage Costumes and Clothing, located at 249 4th St., Bremerton. ISH has been put on the market by owner Collette Jones.
                                (Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo)

Level 3 sex offender moves to the 800 block of Sixth Street

BPD notify public of registered offenders moving to the area per the Community Protection Act.

Water main flushing in Bremerton starts March 12

Signs will be posted one-three days in advance for each neighborhood.

Concept art for the new Central Kitsap High and Middle School campus. Courtesy CKSD
Concept art for the new Central Kitsap High and Middle School campus. Courtesy CKSD
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

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center participated in the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil in March 2017.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo
<em>Use these alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale.</em>						 Visit Kitsap

Here’s what you can expect this week

SILVERDALE — Crews will take advantage of good weather forecasted this week (partly sunny, temperatures in the 40s, and only a slight chance of showers)… Continue reading

<em>Use these alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale.</em>						 Visit Kitsap
Kitsap Humane Society had a record-breaking year in 2017, helping more than 7,000 animals find their forever homes. (Courtesy photo)
Kitsap Humane Society had a record-breaking year in 2017, helping more than 7,000 animals find their forever homes. (Courtesy photo)
The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

Wall construction, slope work continues through Jan. 31

SILVERDALE — Wall construction continues through Jan. 31, along with removing trees and clearing slopes on either side of Silverdale Way, as part of the… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)
The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

Silverdale Way Road Improvement Project update

SILVERDALE — Through Jan. 24, the contractor on the Silverdale Way Road Improvement Project will focus on completing the joint utility trench and stormwater crossings… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)
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)