Will be the ‘largest piling removal project in Puget Sound’
The Kitsap Forest & Bay Project is nearing the end of an online campaign to “Save Grovers Creek Preserve” by raising money toward the purchase of more than 200 acres of ancient trees, wetlands, and salmon stream in North Kitsap County. The campaign, which ends on May 29, can be found online at igg.me/at/SaveGroversCreek
Kitsap Public Health District and the state Department of Health have closed shellfish harvesting in Hood Canal from Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor south to the Mason County line because of high levels of marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.
The class was given the idea by parent volunteer Richele Strong to upcycle bottle caps and turn them into a mural for the school's annual auction.
Meeting on May 27 focuses on work at key Puget Sound Initiative site
May we remember those not with us on this Memorial Day, say a simple thanks and remember the positive they brought to each of our lives.
Nearly 60 school districts in Washington have staged, or will stage, walkouts. Protests started April 22 with the Lakewood, Stanwood-Camano and Arlington school districts, after legislators considered an 11-percent raise for themselves.
Kingston High School seniors Nick Woltersdorf and Conner Erickson have spent the last year producing a feature-length, coming-of-age movie called “More Than a Feeling,” following teenagers in the final days of their final high school summer break.
For many people who attended the celebrations on May 18 and 21, the events were more than signs of economic times to come for the Suquamish Tribe. They were signs of just how far the Tribe has journeyed economically.
The historic destroyer USS Turner Joy will host a public Memorial Day ceremony on the ship's fantail at 10 a.m. May 25.
CENTRAL KITSAP –In an era of shrinking military budgets, Naval Base Kitsap is a growth area. That's what Capt. Thomas Zwolfer, commanding officer for NBK, told attendees at a Bremerton Chamber of Commerce meeting May 19.
Photos from the 67th Armed Forces Day Parade hosted May 17 in downtown Bremerton.
PORT ORCHARD — The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to add jobs to meet demand for scheduled maintenance and emergent repairs of U.S. military vessels. That was perhaps the most significant message Capt. Stephen Williamson, commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, delivered during a 20-minute presentation May 14 to the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Port Orchard Eagles’ club.
Dr. David Mitchell, CEO of Olympic College, was among five people and one organization named as Washington State Association of College Trustees’ 2015 ACT Award winners. The annual award recognizes dedication to Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges and the nearly 388,000 students they serve each year.
KITSAP COUNTY — They have all given hours and hours to help others. They all consider volunteering something that’s an important part of their lives. And they’re all in the senior years of their lives.
Additional summer foot ferry service has been lined up by the City of Port Orchard, Port of Bremerton and City of Bremerton. Runs also have been extended for special events and holidays.
Andra Murray, who attended Suquamish Elementary School before going on to graduate from North Kitsap High School and University of Washington, is returning to her old elementary school as the principal.
Hundreds of people flocked to Front Street in Poulsbo for the 46th annual Viking Fest Parade, May 16.
Port of Poulsbo union talks, liveaboard proposals are moving forward. Board of Commissioners meeting May 21.
In her Viking Fest welcome May 15, Mayor Becky Erickson said Viking Fest “speaks to our heritage, it speaks to our roots.” Viking Fest celebrates Norway’s Constitution Day and honor Poulsbo’s earliest Norwegian settlers, who arrived beginning in the 1880s.