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Free pepper spray training helps people be confident in their self-defense items

BREMERTON — When it comes to self-defense, education is one of the most important aspects, according to Chanel Caulfield, an independent damsel pro for Damsel… Continue reading

First Friday Art Walk in Bremerton | Slideshow

Downtown Bremerton’s First Friday Art Walk on April 7 featured art from many local artists. The above photos show some of the featured art. Photos… Continue reading

The Coffee Oasis launches a youth crisis line: 360-768-2076

SILVERDALE — The Coffee Oasis is expanding the services it offers to Kitsap County’s youth in crisis. On March 20, The Coffee Oasis launched a… Continue reading

Become a ‘wildlife champion’ as a habitat steward

BREMERTON — Being a habitat steward means being a “wildlife champion.” Sarab Bruemmer, Washington Habitat Steward Program coordinator, said the Habitat Steward program began in… Continue reading

Grow a sense of community, and plants of your choice, at Blueberry Park P-Patch

BREMERTON — Spring has arrived, and with it comes the blooming beauty of the Blueberry Park P-Patch Garden. The community garden, located at 737 Sylvan… Continue reading

iLoveKickboxing gives clients great workout — and great community

Owner Dan Fish says it changed his life; now he wants to change others’ lives at Silverdale franchise

High school students can earn college degree, diploma at same time

BREMERTON — With the price of secondary education going up every year, students can use any advantage they can get. Olympic College’s Running Start program… Continue reading

Women’s March Kitsap Huddle collects books and stuffed animals for kids

SILVERDALE — In the aftermath of the worldwide Women’s March demonstrations, a group of people in Kitsap formed the Women’s March Kitsap Huddle, a group… Continue reading

Upcoming pin-up competition and car show prepares to ‘Shift into Summer’

BREMERTON — Spring may have only just arrived, but for one group in Bremerton, it’s already time to start preparing for summer. Brandy Morrow is… Continue reading

Jersey Mike’s gives $1,676 to Clear Creek Elementary PTA

SILVERDALE — Jersey Mike’s Subs presented Clear Creek Elementary’s Parent Teacher Association with a check for $1,676 on March 17. To raise the money, the… Continue reading

26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The 26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton drew a small crowd on Feb. 18. The parade, which started at 11… Continue reading

Hosting exchange students provides families opportunities to learn more about other cultures

PORT ORCHARD — A first time empty-nester, Jodi Moore turned to her years-long involvement in the Aspect Foundation to keep her home from feeling too… Continue reading

OC and PSNS & IMF are finalists for outstanding college/corporate partnership award

BREMERTON - Olympic College is a national finalist for the American Association of Community College (AACC) Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership Award. OC is being recognized for… Continue reading

Bremerton schools have ‘greater than the state average’ sign up rate for low-income scholarship program

BREMERTON — Three Bremerton School District schools received recognition from Gov. Jay Inslee for achieving a high sign-up rate for the College Bound Scholarship (CBS)… Continue reading

Viva Flow Yoga and Dog Days Brewing hold “Brewga” event March 11

BREMERTON — Embrace your chi as you work on your chill with Viva Flow Yoga’s “Brewga” event at 11:30 a.m. March 11 at Dog Days… Continue reading

City of Bremerton Water receives national award for source water protection

BREMERTON — As Bremerton marks the 100th anniversary of its city water department, the utility received an award for exemplary source water protection from the… Continue reading

Grassroots ‘resistance’ event March 11 at McClouds

BREMERTON — The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a grassroots mobilization platform called PeoplePower.org on March 11. Across the nation, people in hundreds of… Continue reading

Learn more about Bremerton Central Lions at open house March 9

BREMERTON — The Bremerton Central Lions are hosting an open house for the community to come and learn more about what they do. Starting at… Continue reading

Hunt for 1,000 gold coins for St. Paddy’s Day in downtown Bremerton

BREMERTON — This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, gather your kids and hunt around downtown Bremerton for lucky leprechaun gold. A thousand gold pieces will be… Continue reading

Upper Left Culture: travel adventure blog shares hidden gems of the Pacific Northwest

BREMERTON — You can live your whole life in the Pacific Northwest and still not know some of the most magical places in the area.… Continue reading