Bob Smith

Third case of COVD-19 found in Kitsap County

PORT ORCHARD — A third positive case of novel coronavirus — the latest one an individual in their 40s living in South Kitsap — has… Continue reading


Kitsap Transit: Recruiting campaign debuts

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap Transit has kicked off a campaign designed to enhance the recruitment of new bus drivers for the transit agency. The campaign,… Continue reading


Kilmer’s Save Our Sound Act passes House committee

The Puget SOS Act, introduced in 2015 by Reps. Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck of Washington state, passed through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee… Continue reading


Kilmer says fixing dysfunctional government is a top goal

After a busy August and September, 6th District U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer is now back in Washington, D.C., and gearing up for more legislative action… Continue reading

Census workers come knocking in Kitsap County

If you soon receive a knock at your front door from someone who says they are a representative of the U.S. government: a) Don’t panic,… Continue reading

Pouty or not, parrot owners wouldn’t live without them | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

They scream. They demand your attention. They want their food — right now. And sometimes, they can be an obnoxious pain in the neck. Is… Continue reading

CRUZ Car Show: It’s the biggest one-day Kitsap event of year

PORT ORCHARD — Up to 12,000 car fanatics will descend on Port Orchard’s waterfront for The Saints Car Club’s 32st Annual CRUZ 2019 Car Show… Continue reading

Historic ‘tall ship’ revisiting Port Orchard Aug. 15-18

PORT ORCHARD — She’s known as one of the “tall ships.” She’s been named the state ship of Washington state. And this stately wooden vessel… Continue reading

Mustangs on the Waterfront Show is Sunday

PORT ORCHARD — One of the largest car shows in Washington — and a favorite of the iconic pony car that gained a national following… Continue reading

General Election ballots should be in hand by this weekend

PORT ORCHARD — Registered voters in Kitsap County who are awaiting the arrival of their General Election ballots should expect to receive them by the… Continue reading

Online voter registration deadline is Monday

There are just a few days to register to vote in Washington state either online or by mail for the Nov. 6 general election. The… Continue reading

No-stamp elections ahead this year

PORT ORCHARD — When you return your primary election ballot through the mail to the Kitsap County Elections Division beginning this week, you’ll save yourself… Continue reading

Regardless of fame, fortune or locale, suicide rates are rising

Recent celebrity deaths have placed a spotlight on this mental health issue.

‘Suspicious package’ prompts police, military law enforcement to close down PSNS Bremerton gate

State ferries officials are not allowing passengers to board Bremerton vessel.

Need help with tax returns? Assistance is nearby

Free service available in six county towns until April 15.

MLK Day March for Humanity Jan. 14 in Bremerton

The event to commemorate 50th-year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination

State rep reflects on ‘the speech that inspired a nation’

Scholars still debate whether this nation has fully recovered from the King assassination

Wolfe seeking another term as county commissioner

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County Commissioner Ed Wolfe, who has represented District 3 since 2014, announced Dec. 19 that he plans to run for reelection.… Continue reading

County voters handily endorse Kitsap Regional Library Prop. 1

PORT ORCHARD — Proposition 1, a property tax levy increase to support Kitsap Regional Library services, received a strong endorsement from Kitsap voters Nov. 7,… Continue reading