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To help provide technology access to people of all abilities in Kitsap County, Easterseals Washington partnered with Comcast to open a Lift Zone Lab: Community Learning Space at the Gateway Adult Services facility in Bremerton.

Connectivity and assistive technology can equalize opportunity for people with disabilities

By Cathy Bisaillon, President & CEO, Easterseals Washington The Internet and assistive technology have the incredible power to level the playing field for people with… Continue reading

 

In November, Comcast Washington donated $60,000, 150 laptops and a Digital Skills Ambassador Program, with resources going to Operation Military Family, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Western Washington Veterans Affairs.

Why Staying Connected is Vital to Your Health (and how you might qualify for low-cost internet)

By Michael J.R. Schindler, Chief Executive Officer, Operation Military Family Staying connected – and in relationship – could be the cure you need to your… Continue reading

 

Young soloist

Give the gift of live music to your Bremerton community this holiday season

There are things that we all have in common and things that make us different, but one thing that draws people together, no matter where… Continue reading

 

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Survey about NKSD: Quality good, COVID not

A majority of respondents to a survey about the North Kitsap School District are pleased with the quality of education, but fewer are pleased with… Continue reading

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This year’s carnival comes courtesy of Funtastic, the same team behind the amazing carnival at the Puyallup Fair.

See you at the fair! Kitsap County’s summer celebration returns

Excitement is brewing for this year’s Kitsap Fair and Stampede, Aug. 25 to 29

This year’s carnival comes courtesy of Funtastic, the same team behind the amazing carnival at the Puyallup Fair.
This year’s carnival comes courtesy of Funtastic, the same team behind the amazing carnival at the Puyallup Fair.

See you at the fair! Kitsap County’s summer celebration returns

Excitement is brewing for this year’s Kitsap Fair and Stampede, Aug. 25 to 29

This year’s carnival comes courtesy of Funtastic, the same team behind the amazing carnival at the Puyallup Fair.
The rodeo will be a highlight of this year's Kitsap Fair and Stampede. PRCA ProRodeo photo by Kent Soule.

See you at the fair! Kitsap County’s summer celebration returns

Excitement is brewing for this year’s Kitsap Fair and Stampede, Aug. 25 to 29

The rodeo will be a highlight of this year's Kitsap Fair and Stampede. PRCA ProRodeo photo by Kent Soule.
Comcast’s Lift Zones complement its Internet Essentials program and is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families to the Internet in and outside of the home.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Kitsap County

Comcast Addresses Internet Connectivity Needed In and Out of the Home

Comcast’s Lift Zones complement its Internet Essentials program and is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families to the Internet in and outside of the home.
Kingston locals to hold “Old Fashion Work Party” for two elderly households

Kingston locals to hold “Old Fashion Work Party” for two elderly households

Event takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon on Lindvog Road

Kingston locals to hold “Old Fashion Work Party” for two elderly households
Bay Street businesses stay connected with customers, community

Bay Street businesses stay connected with customers, community

Port Orchard shows why it offers much more than great scenery

Bay Street businesses stay connected with customers, community
Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center helps thousands since opening

Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center helps thousands since opening

It has been nearly a year since Fishline opened the doors to its new building on Viking Avenue and while increased storage for its food… Continue reading

Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center helps thousands since opening
A monthly picnic is held for the Bremerton homeless population, thanks to the efforts of Kimmy Siebens and other volunteers.                                Photo courtesy Bremerton Bremerton Homeless Community Coalition Facebook page

Homeless picnic set for June 19

The picnic is 5 p.m. June 19 at Evergreen Park, 1500 Park Ave., Bremerton, by the 9/11 Memorial.

A monthly picnic is held for the Bremerton homeless population, thanks to the efforts of Kimmy Siebens and other volunteers.                                Photo courtesy Bremerton Bremerton Homeless Community Coalition Facebook page
Heavy fighting will be on display at the Kitsap Medieval Faire, in both war scenarios and one-on-one combat.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Heavy fighting will be on display at the Kitsap Medieval Faire, in both war scenarios and one-on-one combat.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
The annual Armed Forces Day Parade features members from all branches of the military.                                Michelle Beahm / 2017 file photo
The annual Armed Forces Day Parade features members from all branches of the military.                                Michelle Beahm / 2017 file photo
Powerboaters race at the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta on Kitsap Lake.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

Kitsap Lake closed May 19-20 for regatta

BREMERTON — Kitsap Lake will be off-limited from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 19-20 to allow for the running of the 2018 Armed… Continue reading

Powerboaters race at the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta on Kitsap Lake.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo
Gordon Walgren

Long-time Port of Bremerton attorney Gordon Walgren passes away March 13

Community invited to attend public memorial service 1 p.m. April 8 at Kitsap Golf and Country Club.

Gordon Walgren
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
Quinn Ward

Enjoying all the moments with your kids

I am often told to enjoy every moment with my children while they are little. I see the wisdom behind those remarks, but I have… Continue reading

Quinn Ward