Central Kitsap

Finding common ground in government, politics | In Our Opinion

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, tells a story about the advice he received when he was a rookie state senator. A veteran legislator, a… Continue reading

South Kitsap High School’s girls soccer team was one of many that had its opening game postponed due to poor air quality. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap High School’s girls soccer team was one of many that had its opening game postponed due to poor air quality. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars
Representatives from Olympic College and Washington State University connect power cables to symbolize the opening of the new electrical engineering building, part of the Bremerton OC campus.                                Photo courtesy Olympic College

OC, WSU power up new electrical engineering building

BREMERTON — It wasn’t the traditional ribbon-cutting, but on Aug. 21, there was no mistaking the grand opening commemoration of Olympic College and Washington State… Continue reading

Representatives from Olympic College and Washington State University connect power cables to symbolize the opening of the new electrical engineering building, part of the Bremerton OC campus.                                Photo courtesy Olympic College
Mikela Arnall, 14, makes a sharp left turn while piloting a small plane under the direction of pilot Mary Suligoy.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Mikela Arnall, 14, makes a sharp left turn while piloting a small plane under the direction of pilot Mary Suligoy.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Fair, first held in 1923 in Port Orchard (that was recorded), closed up after a succesful Sunday Aug. 27, following… Continue reading

Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow
Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow
Circuit court rules in favor of Bremerton School District, against former coach, in appeal
Circuit court rules in favor of Bremerton School District, against former coach, in appeal
Brandon Greenhill, left, and Derek Ejda are the two full-time bicycle patrol officers for the Bremerton Police Department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Bicycle patrol is ‘proactive,’ not ‘reactive’ policing

BREMERTON — In April, the Bremerton Police Department set up a new kind of patrol for the city, one that included officers Derek Ejda and… Continue reading

Brandon Greenhill, left, and Derek Ejda are the two full-time bicycle patrol officers for the Bremerton Police Department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Free books for children at Woodland Elementary School READ Up program

SILVERDALE — Woodlands Elementary School has been the site of an invasion. More than a 1,000 books have been delivered to the Central Kitsap school… Continue reading

Crews from the Bremerton, South Kitsap, Central Kitsap and Navy Region Northwest fire departments work together to put out a two-alarm fire that started in Motor City Automotive, at the corner of North Callow Avenue and 11th Street, around 12:16 p.m. Aug. 3.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Crews from the Bremerton, South Kitsap, Central Kitsap and Navy Region Northwest fire departments work together to put out a two-alarm fire that started in Motor City Automotive, at the corner of North Callow Avenue and 11th Street, around 12:16 p.m. Aug. 3.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Community event helps Bremerton ‘reflect the same beauty that Mother Nature provides’

Community event helps Bremerton ‘reflect the same beauty that Mother Nature provides’

BREMERTON — Bremertonians will gather together on Sept. 16, joined by a single purpose: to beautify Bremerton. “We live in such a breathtaking city with… Continue reading

Community event helps Bremerton ‘reflect the same beauty that Mother Nature provides’
Three names on ballot, but two candidates in CK School Board primary
Three names on ballot, but two candidates in CK School Board primary
Whaling Days Parade | Photos

Whaling Days Parade | Photos

Photos from the perspective of someone who walked in the parade

Whaling Days Parade | Photos
Three injured in Bremerton car crash
Three injured in Bremerton car crash
Ducks float along during the annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race at Whaling Days on the Silverdale water front. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ducks float along during the annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race at Whaling Days on the Silverdale water front. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Cinthia Tyler said, “My sweet pocket pitty loves everyone. Especially kids.”                                Photo courtesy Cinthia Tyler

‘El Diablo of the dog world’: Do pit bulls deserve their reputation?

One thing almost everyone can agree on: Dogs are wonderful additions to the family. One thing that is almost bound to be a divisive, argument-inducing… Continue reading

Cinthia Tyler said, “My sweet pocket pitty loves everyone. Especially kids.”                                Photo courtesy Cinthia Tyler

Pit bull myths and statistics

Read an article about personal experiences with pit bulls here. From PitBullInfo.org Pitbullinfo.org is published by a nonprofit group dedicated to dog-bite prevention, education and… Continue reading

Rotary Duck Race always a big hit at Whaling Days Festival

Rotary Duck Race always a big hit at Whaling Days Festival

SILVERDALE — Around 1:30 p.m. on July 30, it might be a good idea to “duck” outside and enjoy the sights at Dyes Inlet. Just… Continue reading

Rotary Duck Race always a big hit at Whaling Days Festival

Whaling Days schedule of events

FRIDAY, JULY 28 4-7 p.m.: Whale of a Run registration pick-up at the Kitsap Mall food court. 5-8 p.m.: Information booth at the corner of… Continue reading