Kitsap County

World Suicide Prevention Day event set for Sept. 10 in Port Orchard

Numerous local public figures will be on hand in support of the event

Kingston Fast Ferry back in service Wednesday afternoon

240-passenger M/V Finest is anticipated to return to service during week of September 22

WA Rep. calls for AG comment on placing of sexually violent predators in residential areas

Rep. Christine Kilduff (WA-28th) has formally requested that Attorney General Bob Ferguson give an opinion, addressing releases and less restrictive alternative placements for involuntarily committed… Continue reading

Bands vie for a spot in Kitsap Battle of the Bands finale

The final three bands of the summer-long competition performed at the Manette Saloon Saturday

Safety emphasis patrols will target paddleboarders Labor Day weekend

Boards are considered vessels subject to recreational boating laws once they leave a designated area

Kitsap Public Health issues another warning for cyanobacteria in Kitsap Lake

Public is advised to avoid all contact with lake due to health risks for people and animals

Single-use plastic bags to be banned Jan. 1

Kitsap County, Bremerton and Port Orchard enact ordinances

Kitsap Opera’s fall fundraising event is Sunday

Show goes from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kitsap Golf & Country Club in Bremerton

Kitsap County Fair kicks off with plenty of entertainment and exhibits

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede has free admission this year

Rock the Cure fundraiser is Friday at Silverdale Beach Hotel

100 percent of proceeds support Dr. Jim Olson’s neuro-oncology research

Local artists turning storm drains into public art

Art for Clean Water event takes place Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Keyport

Long Lake swimming beach closed due to bacteria

The public is asked to avoid all contact with the water until further notice

Don’t hide: U.S. Census 2020 reps are here

‘Listers’ are out in the community to verify housing locations

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                                Aaron Sele

Kitsap remembers Sele and Bloomquist, but others shone in ‘The Bigs’

I read with delight last week about former South Kitsap pitcher Lucas Knowles being promoted to Short Season A ball, the classification that mostly receives… Continue reading

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                                Aaron Sele

New app shows the softer side of Puget Sound

The Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) is using a new app to show Puget Sound shoreline home and property owners how to protect their… Continue reading

Kitsap County to hand out reusable bags in August

The county and Port Orchard are considering a reusable bag ordinance