Bob Smith

Diversified ranks haven’t always been that way

Diversity in the ranks has been the lifeline of our all-volunteer military, but it wasn’t always that way. In celebrating Veterans Day this month, we… Continue reading

 

League of Women Voters - Kitsap members Cynthia Shick and Alicia Vause encourage people to vote. Courtesy photo

Kitsap voters flooding Elections Division with returning ballots

Up to 90 percent of those registered expected to vote

 

Kitsap County seeks survey input for sales tax treatment strategy

Kitsap County seeks survey input for sales tax treatment strategy

Deadline to complete survey is Oct. 15

 

Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2

Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2

Multiple methods to make payments to county

Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2
County commissioners to hear 2021 budget requests

County commissioners to hear 2021 budget requests

All-day presentations set for Sept. 14, 16

County commissioners to hear 2021 budget requests
As of Tuesday morning, 45 cases of COVID-19 have been found at St. Michael CHI Franciscan Medical Center in Bremerton. (photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan)

Health District confirms 45 COVID-19 cases at St. Michael

30 of the cases are from staff and 15 cases are from patients

As of Tuesday morning, 45 cases of COVID-19 have been found at St. Michael CHI Franciscan Medical Center in Bremerton. (photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan)
Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

KCSO deputy at center of South Kitsap shooting was involved in Eagle Harbor incident

Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case
<em>K-9 Cooper learns how to traverse on elevated, narrow pathways during his three-month police K-9 training.</em> KCSO photo

Facebook reports: ’Hi there. K-9 Cooper here …’

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office canine in rigorous training to become a certified K-9 police dog

<em>K-9 Cooper learns how to traverse on elevated, narrow pathways during his three-month police K-9 training.</em> KCSO photo
Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

KCSO deputy at center of South Kitsap shooting was involved in Eagle Harbor incident

Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

Poulsbo man dies after Highway 16 overpass shooting

Details about what transpired aren’t known; KCSO deputy involved in shooting

Primary Election 2020:

Primary Election 2020:

PORT ORCHARD — Initial primary election returns in Kitsap County Tuesday night yielded no surprises in the high-profile races in 2020, including contests for the… Continue reading

Primary Election 2020:
Kitsap residents will vote by mail to select state representatives

Kitsap residents will vote by mail to select state representatives

Voters should expect to receive their ballots over the next several days

Kitsap residents will vote by mail to select state representatives
Five candidates challenging Garrido for her seat

Five candidates challenging Garrido for her seat

Gelder draws District 1 Republican challenger

Five candidates challenging Garrido for her seat
Third case of COVD-19 found in Kitsap County

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

Third case of COVD-19 found in Kitsap County
Kitsap Transit: Recruiting campaign debuts

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

Kitsap Transit: Recruiting campaign debuts
Kilmer’s Save Our Sound Act passes House committee

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’s Save Our Sound Act passes House committee
Kilmer says fixing dysfunctional government is a top goal

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

Kilmer says fixing dysfunctional government is a top goal
Census workers come knocking in Kitsap County

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

Census workers come knocking in Kitsap County
Pouty or not, parrot owners wouldn’t live without them | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

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

Pouty or not, parrot owners wouldn’t live without them | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR
CRUZ Car Show: It’s the biggest one-day Kitsap event of year

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

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