Kitsap County

The Manette Bridge was spanned by large crowds of people on Feb. 25 as people from the Kitsap community gathered to show support for incusivity and acceptance, and protest hate and fear.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls | Photo Slideshow

BREMERTON — Crowds of people spanned the Manette Bridge starting at 1 p.m. Feb. 25 for the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil. The vigil,… Continue reading

The Manette Bridge was spanned by large crowds of people on Feb. 25 as people from the Kitsap community gathered to show support for incusivity and acceptance, and protest hate and fear.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

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

‘We must be vigilant and not live in fear’: Statement from Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson

Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson issued the following statement Feb. 23 regarding the recent homicides in Seabeck. To the citizens of Kitsap County: Over the… Continue reading

Town hall meeting more love fest than protest

Town hall meeting more love fest than protest

BREMERTON — Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Bremerton, held a mid-week town hall meeting Feb. 22 at the Admiral Theatre in downtown Bremerton. As recent congressional town… Continue reading

Town hall meeting more love fest than protest

“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

“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

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

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

Brian Watson, organizer of the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil, hopes the entire length of the Manette Bridge will be filled with “people joined by mass celebration of diversity” from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 25. Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

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

Brian Watson, organizer of the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil, hopes the entire length of the Manette Bridge will be filled with “people joined by mass celebration of diversity” from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 25. Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

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

Snow on fir, by Judith Ryan of Kingston

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

Snow on fir, by Judith Ryan of Kingston
Snow on firs, by Judith Ryan of Kingston

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

Snow on firs, by Judith Ryan of Kingston
Attorney general files lawsuit against Trump administration

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

Attorney general files lawsuit against Trump administration
More than triple the expected number of participants walked in the Seattle Womxn’s March Jan. 21, one event in hundreds of women’s marches worldwide. Sara Bernard / Sound Publishing
More than triple the expected number of participants walked in the Seattle Womxn’s March Jan. 21, one event in hundreds of women’s marches worldwide. Sara Bernard / Sound Publishing

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

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

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

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

No Excuse Moms of Kitsap County meet a couple times a week to work out. To learn more, contact Tasha Tartaglia at tashtart22@hotmail.com.                                Photo courtesy of Tasha Tartaglia

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

No Excuse Moms of Kitsap County meet a couple times a week to work out. To learn more, contact Tasha Tartaglia at tashtart22@hotmail.com.                                Photo courtesy of Tasha Tartaglia

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

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

Tracking the Thunderbird