Kitsap County

“Movers and groovers”: Dance the night away at the “Dance of the Decades”

BREMERTON — “When was the last time you went dancing?” Sharon Weathers asks that of all “movers and groovers” in Kitsap County. If it was… 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

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

Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls: A vigil to show diversity support in our own community

BREMERTON — Locals Brian Watson and Sally Jo Martine want the Kitsap community to gather together on Feb. 25 to build a symbolic human bridge.… 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

Kitsap Immigration Assistance Center is a resource to help local immigrant community

Kitsap Immigration Assistance Center is here to help. A few recent executive orders signed by President Trump have left many people across the United States… Continue reading

Update: Bainbridge, Bremerton, Central Kitsap, South Kitsap schools closed; North Kitsap schools on regular schedule

POULSBO – Schools in much of the county remain closed Feb. 7 because of snow and poor road conditions. Weekend snowfall dropped 3-6 inches of… Continue reading

School districts countywide cancel classes because of snow

POULSBO – Schools in the Bremerton, Central Kitsap, North Kitsap, and South Kitsap school districts are closed today because of snow and ice. All after-school… Continue reading

Attorney general files lawsuit against Trump administration

SEATTLE — State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Jan. 30 that he is filing a lawsuit in federal court against President Trump, the U.S. Department… Continue reading

Democracy and the Age of Aquarius | Stars Above Kitsap

Words describing Aquarian energy resonate with the ideas of democracy: inclusiveness, brotherhood, pursuit of life, liberty and freedom for all. Our Declaration of Independence expresses… Continue reading

A title, a scholarship, and a chance to make a change

BREMERTON — Eighteen young women will compete on Jan. 21 for scholarship money and a year in the limelight to promote their causes, among them… Continue reading

Stormwater regulations changed for the new year

Kitsap County’s Department of Community Development is revising development-related codes, and is introducing a new stormwater management design manual, which came into effect Dec. 31,… 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

Tracking the Thunderbird

“The name of the place has no point, you say? I disagree, it’s all a word play! In a park just south of the flashing… Continue reading

Left Right Straight reminds you, check on the veterans in your life

BREMERTON — On Thursday, Dec. 22, Left Right Straight organized its first in-person Buddy Check event at Lovecraft Brewing Company in Bremerton. “(Buddy Check) is… Continue reading

Kitsap Mountaineers teach students to climb ‘essentially anything’ in the Pacific Northwest

“If you climb Mount Baker, you get up there toward the very top and you’ll see steam coming up out of the mountain from the… Continue reading

Kitsap suspects among 19 arrested in meth distribution ring bust

SEATTLE — Nineteen people, including suspects from Port Orchard, Bremerton and Poulsbo, were arrested in a multi-state meth distribution ring that centered around the South… Continue reading

Columbia Bank’s ‘Warm Hearts Winter Drive’ helps homeless shelters | Holiday Hearts

POULSBO — Columbia Bank is accepting donations of cash and new winter wear through Dec. 31 to benefit those who are homeless. Donations can be… Continue reading