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Gelder announces run for another term on Kitsap County Board of Commissioners

Gelder announces run for another term on Kitsap County Board of Commissioners

Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder will seek re-election to the District 1 position on the county board of commissioners. Gelder made the announcement Sunday. Candidate… Continue reading

 

Gov. Inslee on border detainments: ‘This will not stand’

Gov. Inslee on border detainments: ‘This will not stand’

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said recent reports of Iranian-Americans being detained at the U.S.-Canadian border were “deeply alarming” as well as “wrong and rife with… Continue reading

 

Rep. Kilmer announces he will vote to impeach Trump

Rep. Kilmer announces he will vote to impeach Trump

Congressman Derek Kilmer said he will vote to impeach President Donald Trump when the U.S. House of Representatives votes later this week on two articles… Continue reading

 

Impeachment rally planned on Bainbridge on eve of historic vote

Impeachment rally planned on Bainbridge on eve of historic vote

Activists on Bainbridge Island will join thousands of others across the country in a “Nobody Is Above the Law” protest Tuesday on the eve of… Continue reading

Impeachment rally planned on Bainbridge on eve of historic vote
Bainbridge councilman eyes congressional bid

Bainbridge councilman eyes congressional bid

If Tirman decides to run, his opponent would be incumbent Rep. Derek Kilmer

Bainbridge councilman eyes congressional bid
Kitsap Regional Library orders nine copies of Mueller’s report for local readers

Kitsap Regional Library orders nine copies of Mueller’s report for local readers

The page-turner that has consumed the nation’s capital will be coming to local libraries. Recently, a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on… Continue reading

Kitsap Regional Library orders nine copies of Mueller’s report for local readers
Higher turnout expected in Kitsap County for this midterm election

Higher turnout expected in Kitsap County for this midterm election

Kitsap County is expecting to see a larger turnout in this year’s midterm election than the one four years ago, according to county election officials.… Continue reading

Higher turnout expected in Kitsap County for this midterm election

How losing net neutrality will affect you | As It Turns Out

Concerned about losing net neutrality? You have every reason to be. Ajit Pai, chairman of the President Trump’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has, for the… Continue reading

It’s time to let America be America again | As it Turns Out

Don’t you wonder what changed our government from the democracy intended by our Founding Fathers, to the anti-government it has become today? The majority of… Continue reading

Bremerton City Council candidates talk priorities, issues
Bremerton City Council candidates talk priorities, issues

New law requires insurance to provide 12-month supply of birth control

BREMERTON — Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law May 16 a bill requiring insurance companies that provide birth control coverage to dispense 12 months’ worth… Continue reading

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
Lawyer Joel Ard of Foster Pepper in Seattle is the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Silverdale-Seabeck Republican Women, 11:30 a.m. April 24

Have lunch and learn about the judiciary April 22 at Cloverleaf

Lawyer Joel Ard of Foster Pepper in Seattle is the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Silverdale-Seabeck Republican Women, 11:30 a.m. April 24

Lawyer Joel Ard of Foster Pepper in Seattle is the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Silverdale-Seabeck Republican Women, 11:30 a.m. April 24
Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan addresses the public at the special City Council meeting March 29 regarding a resolution declaring Bremerton to be a “welcoming city.” The Bremerton Police Department has had a policy for about three years that states, “Officers should not attempt to determine the immigration status of crime victims and witnesses or take enforcement action against them … The immigration status of individuals alone is generally not a matter for police action.” This policy was adopted in an effort to make undocumented immigrants feel safe reporting crimes to the Bremerton Police Department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan addresses the public at the special City Council meeting March 29 regarding a resolution declaring Bremerton to be a “welcoming city.” The Bremerton Police Department has had a policy for about three years that states, “Officers should not attempt to determine the immigration status of crime victims and witnesses or take enforcement action against them … The immigration status of individuals alone is generally not a matter for police action.” This policy was adopted in an effort to make undocumented immigrants feel safe reporting crimes to the Bremerton Police Department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington. Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Health care providers, elected officials: Investment in innovation pays off

BREMERTON – More than 600,000 Washingtonians have gained access to health care through the expansion of Medicaid, including about 20,000 people in Kitsap County. Overall,… Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington. Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group
Allen Mathews is running for Bremerton City Council District 1.                                Photo courtesy Allen Mathews

Mathews, candidate for Bremerton City Council District 1, wants transparency in taxes and utility bills

BREMERTON — Allen Mathews, an electrical maintenance supervisor and Navy veteran, has announced his candidacy for Bremerton City Council District 1 in the Nov. 7… Continue reading

Allen Mathews is running for Bremerton City Council District 1.                                Photo courtesy Allen Mathews
Representatives of the Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center at the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil Feb. 25. KIAC is an important resource for the local immigrant community.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Grassroots ‘resistance’ event March 11 at McClouds

BREMERTON — The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a grassroots mobilization platform called PeoplePower.org on March 11. Across the nation, people in hundreds of… Continue reading

Representatives of the Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center at the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil Feb. 25. KIAC is an important resource for the local immigrant community.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
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

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