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The state Department of Health on May 2 approved CHI Franciscan’s certificate of need requesting approvalto expand Harrison Medical Center - Silverdale. (Photo: CHI Franciscan)

CHI Franciscan Health receives certificate of need for Harrison Medical Center – Silverdale

Construction will begin next month, CHI Franciscan reported, and the hospital is expected to open in 2020

The state Department of Health on May 2 approved CHI Franciscan’s certificate of need requesting approvalto expand Harrison Medical Center - Silverdale. (Photo: CHI Franciscan)
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
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
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

Pretrial hearing May 5 for Apodaca murder suspect

SILVERDALE — An omnibus hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. May 5 in Kitsap County Superior Court for Andrew P. Gilbert, the suspect in the… Continue reading

Vanora Washburn and Question My Luck had championship-winning performances in Las Vegas. (Contributed photo)

Local cowgirl wins two championship titles in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Vanora Washburn of Poulsbo earned championship titles in Barrel Racing and Pole Bending at the 2017 AQHA West Level 1 Championships… Continue reading

Vanora Washburn and Question My Luck had championship-winning performances in Las Vegas. (Contributed photo)
Don’t treat Silverdale like a central planning playground

Don’t treat Silverdale like a central planning playground

Reading the editorial, “The future of getting around in Silverdale” (page A4, April 21 Central Kitsap Reporter), I was struck by a number of apparent… Continue reading

Don’t treat Silverdale like a central planning playground
Kitsap Rocks members paint rocks to hide in local parks for others to find. Note: Kitsap Rocks request items such as googly eyes not be attached to the rocks to be hidden outside, since they could be harmful to the environment.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

Kitsap Rocks celebrates one year with park cleanup

BREMERTON — If you’ve been to a local park or just walked down a street in Kitsap in the last year, you might have spotted… Continue reading

Kitsap Rocks members paint rocks to hide in local parks for others to find. Note: Kitsap Rocks request items such as googly eyes not be attached to the rocks to be hidden outside, since they could be harmful to the environment.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo
Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

POULSBO — It began as a simple traffic stop. It turned into a slow-speed pursuit that ended in a car crash and apparent suicide. The… Continue reading

Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

Kitsap Soccer Club signs seven for upcoming season

BREMERTON — Kitsap Soccer Club signed seven players last week to continue filling out the team’s 2017 National Premier League roster. KSC signed attacking midfielder… Continue reading

The intersection of Silverdale Way NW and NW Myhre Road will be closed 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 19 as Kitsap County Public Works prepares and paves the intersection.

Silverdale Way/Myhre Road intersection will be closed for paving April 19

SILVERDALE — The intersection of Silverdale Way NW and NW Myhre Road will be closed 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 19 as Kitsap County… Continue reading

The intersection of Silverdale Way NW and NW Myhre Road will be closed 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 19 as Kitsap County Public Works prepares and paves the intersection.
The Kitsap County Public Works Department purchased two automated flagger assistance devices for $34,000. The devices are supposed to increase safety for public works employees, and increase efficiency throughout the department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

County purchases flagger devices to increase safety, efficiency in public works

BREMERTON — Kitsap County has purchased a new tool to help improve safety in construction zones. The county recently purchased two automated flagger assistance devices… Continue reading

The Kitsap County Public Works Department purchased two automated flagger assistance devices for $34,000. The devices are supposed to increase safety for public works employees, and increase efficiency throughout the department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Staff and customers of HWY 420 pay it forward

Staff and customers of HWY 420 pay it forward

BREMERTON — “It’s amazing that something so small can mean so much,” said Kira Cook, executive manager of the HWY 420 stores in Bremerton and… Continue reading

Staff and customers of HWY 420 pay it forward
Volunteers wanted for community garden
Volunteers wanted for community garden
Klahowya and North Kitsap players race for possession March 30. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group

Battle of the undefeateds: North Kitsap, Klahowya game ends in tie | Game of the Week

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Vikings, undefeated in league play, hadn’t even given up a goal this season — until they met the top 1A… Continue reading

Klahowya and North Kitsap players race for possession March 30. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group
Bill the sign spinner and Larry the sign waver | Sunday feature

Bill the sign spinner and Larry the sign waver | Sunday feature

SILVERDALE — Drive along Silverdale Way and you can’t miss them: smiling people, some of them in costume, waving arrow signs promoting local businesses. Sometimes… Continue reading

Bill the sign spinner and Larry the sign waver | Sunday feature
Classes at iLoveKickboxing are high energy, high intensity workouts, which up to about 30 people can participate in at a time. Throughout the classes, instructors go around helping people correct their form and encouraging them to keep pushing.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

iLoveKickboxing gives clients great workout — and great community

Owner Dan Fish says it changed his life; now he wants to change others’ lives at Silverdale franchise

Classes at iLoveKickboxing are high energy, high intensity workouts, which up to about 30 people can participate in at a time. Throughout the classes, instructors go around helping people correct their form and encouraging them to keep pushing.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
‘One more child’: Late teacher’s corneas donated to little girl
‘One more child’: Late teacher’s corneas donated to little girl
Logan Cole scored the winning goal for North Kitsap lacrosse in the team’s 12-11 overtimewin over Klahowya, March 27 at Strawberry Field. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Cole’s OT goal puts North Kitsap over Klahowya, 12-11| Lacrosse

POULSBO — Logan Cole scored the winning goal for North Kitsap lacrosse in the team’s 12-11 overtime win over Klahowya, March 27 at Strawberry Field.… Continue reading

Logan Cole scored the winning goal for North Kitsap lacrosse in the team’s 12-11 overtimewin over Klahowya, March 27 at Strawberry Field. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Women’s March Kitsap Huddle collects books and stuffed animals for kids

SILVERDALE — In the aftermath of the worldwide Women’s March demonstrations, a group of people in Kitsap formed the Women’s March Kitsap Huddle, a group… Continue reading