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Make a difference with a little note to your senator

BREMERTON — In an effort to provide a sense of community with a bit of action, Marit Bockelie, owner of Bremerton Letterpress Co., and Maggie… Continue reading

‘Do what you like to fight what you hate’: Charity motorcycle ride raises funds to fight human trafficking

PORT ORCHARD — Do what you like to fight what you hate. That’s the rallying cry for New Life Church’s Freedom February, a month where… Continue reading

Bad things can happen when you combine guns and stupidity | Bremerton Police Department Weekly Update

Kids these days On Super Bowl Sunday, Officer Joe Corey responded to the area behind Papa Murphy’s on Kitsap Way in response to hearing a… Continue reading

“A memory, a monologue, a rant and a prayer”: Tonight’s benefit supports YWCA of Kitsap

BREMERTON — Support the YWCA of Kitsap County with a lot of laughs, a few serious thoughts and a bit of money at the benefit… Continue reading

Barbara Ransby is the featured speaker at OC’s second Equity and Excellence lecture, Feb. 28

BREMERTON — Olympic College’s second edition of its Presidential Equity and Excellence Lecture Series is scheduled for 7-8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Admiral Theater.… Continue reading

Restoring Hope with Scarlet Road: Fundraising auction needs donations, volunteers

BREMERTON — Scarlet Road is planning a “Restoring Hope” fundraising auction March 24, open to anyone who wishes to attend. But if you’re interested in… Continue reading

Conversations with a doula: Learn more about doula services at free weekly chats

BREMERTON — Ellen Yates Barnard is reaching out to the community. She wants to start a conversation. Barnard is a doula, both for before and… Continue reading

23rd annual Kitsap Water Festival needs volunteers

CENTRAL KITSAP — Learning about water is fun. Learning about water is especially fun when third- and fourth-graders get to spend the day at the… Continue reading

Freedom goes to jail after violating court order — again | BPD Update

At least it’s creative Early last week, Officer Derek Ejde was dispatched to a residence in East Bremerton for a violation of a court-issued order… Continue reading

One woman’s journey in activism

SILVERDALE — “Right after the election, I was unhappy,” said Kay Daling, 66, of Silverdale. “Then I heard my sister was going to go to… Continue reading

Executive order banning U.S. entry sows fear in Kitsap

BREMERTON — President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order suspended entry into the United States to people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen… Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration stresses the ‘fierce urgency of now’

BREMERTON — At the 23rd annual celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, speakers stressed that Americans today are, in the words… Continue reading

Angela Davis: ‘No liberation without education’

BREMERTON — “Oftentimes, such terms as diversity and inclusion, equity, are designed to deflect our attention away from the pressing issues of forging justice for… Continue reading

Educational equity lecture receives ‘overwhelming’ response

BREMERTON — Olympic College wants to initiate a community-wide conversation around issues of equity in Kitsap. Who better, perhaps, to jumpstart that conversation than Dr.… Continue reading

What to do if you see unfamiliar animals in your neighborhood, or prevent your pet from disappearing

Picture this scenario: You’re at home relaxing, looking out your window at the view of your yard or neighborhood. But then something unexpected catches your… Continue reading

2017 shaping up to be a busy year | Bremerton Police Department Weekly Update

DUI emphasis made for a busy night Last week was a DUI emphasis, and Officer Steven Forbragd started the evening off by stopping a car… Continue reading

Planned Parenthood vows to fight to keep clinics open

BREMERTON — The threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act would mean repeal of all federal funding to Planned Parenthood health care clinics, including the… Continue reading

Free workout group gives moms ‘no excuse’

“A ‘No Excuse Mom’ is someone who makes no excuses for prioritizing her health and her family’s health,” Tasha Tartaglia said. “That’s kind of why… Continue reading

Mental health funding priorities to be identified by public survey

Kitsap County residents are being asked for a favor from the the county’s Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Therapeutic Tax Citizen’s Advisory Committee, one that… Continue reading