Silverdale

The color guard from the Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bangor displays the colors while Niki Saulsberry sings the national anthem at the groundbreaking ceremony April 2.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Construction underway for a new VA clinic in Silverdale

It’s been a long time coming, but the ceremonial groundbreaking has finally took place April 2.

The color guard from the Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bangor displays the colors while Niki Saulsberry sings the national anthem at the groundbreaking ceremony April 2.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
<em>Left to right: Ivan Semerenko, Kara Putnam, Elyza Gutierrez and Jennifer Gutierrez at the recognition for Elyza’s early CPR on her mom during an emergency Nov. 10.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

CKFR recognizes 12 year old for lifesaving CPR on her mom

CENTRAL KITSAP — On the evening of Nov. 10, 12-year-old Elyza Gutierrez stepped up in a huge way for her mom. After Jennifer Gutierrez had… Continue reading

<em>Left to right: Ivan Semerenko, Kara Putnam, Elyza Gutierrez and Jennifer Gutierrez at the recognition for Elyza’s early CPR on her mom during an emergency Nov. 10.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

March for Our Lives promotes school safety and gun control | SLIDESHOW

The protest was one of hundreds throughout the U.S. in response to the Florida shooting Feb. 14.

More than 100 Kitsap County residents gathered together to March for Our Lives March 24, promoting school safety and gun control.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Isaac Richardson pitched well for North Kitsap, striking out six in 6 2/3 innings.
Isaac Richardson pitched well for North Kitsap, striking out six in 6 2/3 innings.
Klahowya’s Logan Prater went 2 for 2 against Port Townsend, driving in two runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Logan Prater went 2 for 2 against Port Townsend, driving in two runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Cougars sophomore third baseman Kade Coombe dove, but missed the tag on Peninsula sophomore outfielder Peter King. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Central Kitsap comes up short in comeback bid against Peninsula

The Cougars lost 5-4 after nearly tying the game in the seventh

Cougars sophomore third baseman Kade Coombe dove, but missed the tag on Peninsula sophomore outfielder Peter King. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group
Senior Zee Young comes home on a single by freshman Brooke Mimaki in the first inning of Central Kitsap’s game against Kingston on March 15. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap Daily News)
Senior Zee Young comes home on a single by freshman Brooke Mimaki in the first inning of Central Kitsap’s game against Kingston on March 15. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap Daily News)
Zachary Wyant, shown here practicing hurdles during a spring practice, took 12th in the 300-meter hurdles event at the Cardinal Relays in Orting. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Darelle White wins triple jump at Cardinal Relays

ORTING — Darelle White, the reigning state prep 2A triple jump champion, is officially on the road to defending his crown with a win in… Continue reading

Zachary Wyant, shown here practicing hurdles during a spring practice, took 12th in the 300-meter hurdles event at the Cardinal Relays in Orting. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Use these alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale.</em>						 Visit Kitsap

Here’s what you can expect this week

SILVERDALE — Crews will take advantage of good weather forecasted this week (partly sunny, temperatures in the 40s, and only a slight chance of showers)… Continue reading

<em>Use these alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale.</em>						 Visit Kitsap

Clubs & Culture

HISTORY CLUB: The Central Kitsap History Club will meet at 3 p.m. Feb. 21 at Central Kitsap High School. A tour of the school will… Continue reading

Shiplet is new executive director of Kitsap Building Association

Represents builders, subcontractors and related service providers

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

Wall construction, slope work continues through Jan. 31

SILVERDALE — Wall construction continues through Jan. 31, along with removing trees and clearing slopes on either side of Silverdale Way, as part of the… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

The history of Jackson Hall Memorial Association and the Scout Hall

The following history of the Scout Hall, which is owned by the Jackson Hall Memorial Association, is from a history compiled (and neatly hand-written) by… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

Silverdale Way Road Improvement Project update

SILVERDALE — Through Jan. 24, the contractor on the Silverdale Way Road Improvement Project will focus on completing the joint utility trench and stormwater crossings… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)
Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group

Titleholders’ priorities: Mentoring and empowerment

Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale win scholarships and commit to a year of service

Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group
The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

Silverdale Way Road Improvement Project update

SILVERDALE — Work continues through Jan. 17 on the joint utility trench at Lowell Street and Silverdale Way, as part of the Silverdale Way Road… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)
Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue awarded Gretchen Ta and Nathan Sharp Citizen Life-Saving Awards Jan. 8 for their efforts Nov. 23 to help Tom Wilkinson in the Turkey Trot.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Two honored for saving life during Turkey Trot

Nov. 23, 2017 was no ordinary Thanksgiving Day for Tom Wilkinson and his family

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue awarded Gretchen Ta and Nathan Sharp Citizen Life-Saving Awards Jan. 8 for their efforts Nov. 23 to help Tom Wilkinson in the Turkey Trot.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group