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On Sept. 24 in Brownsville, it’s all about you | Kitsap Weekly

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 2:20PM

Brownsville is one of Puget Sound’s most secluded and snug harbors — and one of its most charming maritime communities. Tidal changes in Port Orchard Channel stir up nutrients that draw birds, seals and other marine life. Boaters and residents shop at Sweeney’s Country Style Meats or dine and visit at the Brownsville Deli, watch sunrises and sunsets at Burke Bay Overlook Park, or picnic at the pavilion.

Port Gamble S'Klallam receives $99,979 grant for health services management

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 7:23AM

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe received a grant of $99,979 in August from the U.S. Indian Health Service, to aid the Tribe in assuming all or part of IHS services and improving its health management capability.

Night lane closures coming on westbound SR 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge Sept. 19, 20

  • Sep 19, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Sep 20, 2016 at 10:32AM

Drivers who use westbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge may encounter minor delays during overnight hours on Monday, Sept. 19, andTuesday, Sept. 20, for bridge joint repair work.

It’s likely you, too, are ‘deplorable’

  • Sep 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

Never mind that I am just a regular taxpaying citizen who tries to live an ethical existence; because I don’t believe the drivel spouted by this person and her cronies, I am “deplorable.”

We need dialogue, not dismissive messages

  • Sep 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

There are complex, long-standing issues around race in this country, particularly with the treatment of black Americans. When we identify ourselves as only supporting those “who stand for the National Anthem,” we clearly identify ourselves as seeing and caring about the protest far more than the mistreatment it is intending to highlight.

Affirmation that water is life, treaties are law

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 3:00PM

May the future bring new respect and understanding for American Indian Tribes as governments work together to solve life-survival issues. Please, Mr. President, do not let this be a false victory for all humanity and the earth.

Sonic staff found, saved customer’s purse

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 3:00PM

I would just like to extend a big thank you to the staff at Sonic Drive-In for finding and keeping my purse safe until I came back to retrieve it this week.

Voters have final say regarding port expansion

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 3:02PM

The Washington Public Ports Association website reminds us that settlers migrating into Washington chose locations near water to settle — easier to get home by water than over land.

Morrow Manor, Rotary and a big-hearted city

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 3:01PM

A search for words is required to explain the heading of this letter: Amazing, incredible, unbelievable, astounding, awesome. They all apply. As a relative newcomer to the Northwest, and Poulsbo in particular, I pinch myself quite often at my and wife Diana’s good fortune of locating in one of the most popular cities on the Kitsap Peninsula.

Kitsap 9/11: A lesson in unity | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:59PM

The crisp, blue skies above Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton belied the somber, poignant ceremony taking place Sept. 11 at the picturesque park’s Kitsap 9/11 Memorial. Several hundred residents gathered there to honor those killed or injured 15 years ago in lower Manhattan, at the Pentagon and in rural Pennsylvania.

Berezowsky a finalist for planning director of Lynden

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:53PM

Former Poulsbo planning director Barry Berezowsky is one of three finalists for the position of planning director of Lynden.

Forsman: Discussion 'about to change' on climate, fossil fuels

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:27PM

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman told opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline Sept. 16 in Seattle that the discussion about fossil fuels and climate change in America “is about to change.”

Intentionally set fire burns near Port Gamble

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:02PM

Firefighters from across North Kitsap responded to a State Route 104 address after multiple passersby reported flames in the sky from a large detached barn. When they arrived on the scene they found the property owner had illegally lit the fire to dispose of the unwanted outbuilding.

New businesses, and expansions, in Kingston | Business Update

  • Sep 15, 2016 at 4:10PM

Several businesses are celebrating their grand openings and other local businesses are expanding or moving. But there are some questions about what the future holds and what role the Port of Kingston may play.

Bluewater Artworks closes; waterfront side remodel continues | Business Update

  • Sep 15, 2016 at 2:08PM

Bluewater Artworks Gallery and Framing, 18961 Front St., closed its doors on Aug. 28. The closure is one of the biggest changes in the downtown business scene.

Arborwood housing development subject of Oct. 5 public meeting

  • Sep 13, 2016 at 11:30AM

The Kingston Citizens Advisory Council will host a public discussion on Olympic Property Group's Arborwood housing development from 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Village Green Community Center.

Kingston Community Open House Sept. 29

  • Sep 13, 2016 at 11:27AM

The open house provides residents, businesses, developers and other interested parties the opportunity to learn about community events and non-profit organizations; volunteer opportunities; and Kitsap County initiatives, planning and projects.

Local school board members will elect member of state Board of Education

  • Sep 13, 2016 at 11:24AM

The state Superintendent of Public Instruction will conduct an election in November for Position 4 (Western Region) on the state Board of Education. The position is a four-year term beginning the second Monday in January.

Kitsap 9/11 Memorial | Poignant remembrance at Evergreen Rotary Park

  • Sep 11, 2016 at 7:00PM updated Sep 13, 2016 at 9:24AM

Several hundred residents gathered on Sept. 11 at the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial at Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks 15 years ago.

Long time, no see: North Kitsap's second-half blitz overwhelms Central Kitsap, 34-13

  • Sep 10, 2016 at 10:42PM

The first football game meeting Sept. 9 at Silverdale Stadium between Central Kitsap and rival North Kitsap since 2007 was memorable -- at least for the Vikings.

Honor those lost on 9/11/2001 | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 9, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Sep 10, 2016 at 6:26PM

In remembering 9/11 and the lives lost that day, we steel our resolve to ensure such an attack never again happens. And we remember the courage of all those aboard those hijacked commercial jetliners, particularly those who fought to retake control of their plane, which crashed in a Pennsylvania field.

Public meeting Oct. 13 on proposed Poulsbo Port District annexation | 2016 Election

  • Sep 8, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Sep 10, 2016 at 6:25PM

The Port of Poulsbo Board of Commissioners will host a “town hall” meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 to discuss Proposition 1, which asks voters to approve enlarging the port district’s boundaries to the city limits.

Morrow Manor is 'an incredible gift — a life-saving gift'

  • Sep 10, 2016 at 6:18PM

For many women, YWCA Executive Director Denise Frey said, their only choices are to return to the abuse or live in their vehicle with their children. "Morrow Manor will give them a third choice," she said. "It's an incredible gift — a life-saving gift."

Bear sighting in Suquamish

  • Sep 9, 2016 at 4:00PM updated at 8:57PM

At approximately 2:50 p.m. on Sept. 9, Suquamish Elementary School received reports of bear sighting on Geneva Street.

County Commission’s political balance will be decided Nov. 8 | 2016 Election

  • Sep 9, 2016 at 2:00PM updated at 8:52PM

In the general election campaign for Kitsap County commissioner in District 2, voters could scarcely have a clearer divide between the two candidates.

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