Kitsap County

BPD takes down ‘dangerous drug house’ near Bremerton High School

BREMERTON — An undercover operation led to two drug-related arrests May 5 at a house near Bremerton High School. One suspect, James Edge, was charged… Continue reading

Kitsap law enforcement memorial service May 17

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Law Enforcement Memorial Service is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 17, at Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. The… Continue reading

Applicants sought for county district court judgeship

PORT ORCHARD — Applicants for the position of Kitsap County District Court Judge Department No. 4 are being sought by the county board of commissioners.… Continue reading

Angel’s veterans networking bill signed by governor

OLYMPIA — A bill introduced by Sen. Jan Angel, R- Port Orchard, to build a peer-to-peer network for veterans support services and to realign government… Continue reading

2017 Older Americans Conference is May 10 at Grace Point Church

2017 Older Americans Conference is May 10 at Grace Point Church

BREMERTON – Kitsap County’s Division of Aging and Long-Term Care, in cooperation with the Long Term Care Alliance, will present the 26th annual 2017 Older… Continue reading

2017 Older Americans Conference is May 10 at Grace Point Church
Dragon’s Lair fighters with the Kingdom of An Tir run through war drills in preparation for large-scale melee battles.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Kitsap Medieval Faire a demonstration of historical arts, sciences and battles

Part one in a series about the Kingdom of An Tir, part of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Dragon’s Lair fighters with the Kingdom of An Tir run through war drills in preparation for large-scale melee battles.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

You and the Great Give: $1.62 million in 24 hours | In Our Opinion

You saw the need. And through Kitsap Great Give, you responded. Whether you gave $5 or $500, you are part of something great. We called… Continue reading

Ashley Martinez, owner of Ashley’s Pub: Boardom’s End, said one of the reasons she named the board gaming bar Ashley’s Pub is to make it more welcoming and inclusive to female gamers, as “nerd culture” is still largely male dominated.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Ashley’s Pub: Boardom’s End transports you to another world

Bremerton bar, opening mid May, has many board games, beer, cider and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere.

Ashley Martinez, owner of Ashley’s Pub: Boardom’s End, said one of the reasons she named the board gaming bar Ashley’s Pub is to make it more welcoming and inclusive to female gamers, as “nerd culture” is still largely male dominated.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

OC wants input from community on next school president

BREMERTON - Olympic College is conducting a nationwide search to identify its next president and the college wants to hear from the community. Throughout May,… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Farmer’s Market opens in Old Town Silverdale

Central Kitsap Farmer’s Market opens in Old Town Silverdale

SILVERDALE — The newest farmers market in Kitsap County opened at 3 p.m. May 2 with a ribbon cutting in Old Town Silverdale’s Waterfront Park.… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Farmer’s Market opens in Old Town Silverdale
The miracle of the ‘Great Give’

The miracle of the ‘Great Give’

More than $1 million expected to be donated May 2 for Kitsap non-profits

The miracle of the ‘Great Give’
Kilmer: Ethics rules should apply to Congress

Kilmer: Ethics rules should apply to Congress

BREMERTON — When U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, visited Olympic College for a town hall style meeting with students on April 14, one subject… Continue reading

Kilmer: Ethics rules should apply to Congress

Kitsap Great Give: the miracle of local giving | In Our Opinion

According to the National Philanthropic Trust, the largest source of charitable giving in 2015 came from individuals at $268.28 billion, or 71 percent of total… Continue reading

Kitsap County’s Division of Aging and Long-Term Care, in cooperation with the Long Term Care Alliance, presents the 26th annual 2017 Older Americans Conference — “The Magic of Aging: Age Out Loud” — from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 at Grace Point Church, 8278 State Route 303, Bremerton.

2017 Older Americans Conference is May 10 — and it’s free

BREMERTON — Kitsap County’s Division of Aging and Long-Term Care, in cooperation with the Long Term Care Alliance, presents the 26th annual 2017 Older Americans… Continue reading

Kitsap County’s Division of Aging and Long-Term Care, in cooperation with the Long Term Care Alliance, presents the 26th annual 2017 Older Americans Conference — “The Magic of Aging: Age Out Loud” — from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 at Grace Point Church, 8278 State Route 303, Bremerton.
AB Isaiah I. Pajimula, of Bremerton, graduates from USAF bootcamp April 28.                                Courtesy photo

Isaiah Pajimula graduates USAF bootcamp

BREMERTON — AB Isaiah I. Pajimula, son of Allan Pajimula and Grace I. Pajimula,of Bremerton, recently graduated USAF bootcamp on April 28, 2017, from Lackland… Continue reading

AB Isaiah I. Pajimula, of Bremerton, graduates from USAF bootcamp April 28.                                Courtesy photo
‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

POULSBO — Larry Orando, music teacher at Vinland Elementary School, finds musical inspiration in Bach’s “The Art of Fugue” and “Brandenburg Concertos” and enjoys the… Continue reading

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon
Emma Gutierrez, left, Kennedy Jackson, middle, and Kasey Morris, right, watch as their fellow students are triaged and tended to by Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue in a mock crash held April 25 at Central Kitsap High School. The crash is designed to raise awareness of and deter people from driving while under the influence or driving distracted.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

CKHS mock crash has a simple message: Don’t drink and drive

SILVERDALE — “The message is simple: Do not drink and drive. And while driving, put your phone away. Do not text and drive.” Central Kitsap… Continue reading

Emma Gutierrez, left, Kennedy Jackson, middle, and Kasey Morris, right, watch as their fellow students are triaged and tended to by Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue in a mock crash held April 25 at Central Kitsap High School. The crash is designed to raise awareness of and deter people from driving while under the influence or driving distracted.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Motel 6 in Bremerton finally reopens with ‘good weather, good times’

Motel 6 in Bremerton finally reopens with ‘good weather, good times’

BREMERTON — The “good weather, good times and good profit” Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent said the community was waiting for arrived at 4 p.m. on… Continue reading

Motel 6 in Bremerton finally reopens with ‘good weather, good times’
The scorecard: Kitsap County’s streams and bays | State of our Waters

The scorecard: Kitsap County’s streams and bays | State of our Waters

The health of our waters in Kitsap County is improving. But we still have a long way to go. The following information comes from the… Continue reading

The scorecard: Kitsap County’s streams and bays | State of our Waters
iLoveKickboxing collected food donations for Central Kitsap Food Bank this week. They exceeded their goal of 5,000 pounds of food.                                Dan Fish / iLoveKickboxing

iLoveKickboxing collecting thousands of pounds of food for CK Food Bank

April 25 update: iLoveKickboxing raised a total of 6,926 pounds of food for Central Kitsap Food Bank, according to owner Dan Fish. “It was a… Continue reading

iLoveKickboxing collected food donations for Central Kitsap Food Bank this week. They exceeded their goal of 5,000 pounds of food.                                Dan Fish / iLoveKickboxing