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KOMO Seattle
Just how windy was it? Here's a list of peak gustsThe windstorm on Saturday will surely go into the record books for some of the
Just how windy was it? Here's a list of peak gusts
KOMO Seattle / Posted 33 minutes ago
The windstorm on Saturday will surely go into the record books for some of the strongest winds, if not strongest ever recorded in August. Winds on the coast hit well over 60 mph, including Destruction Island clocking a peak gust of 87 mph! But even... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Remember when: Aug. 30, 2015In 1940 (75 years ago) *A colorful ceremony signaled the change of command in
Remember when: Aug. 30, 2015
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
In 1940 (75 years ago) *A colorful ceremony signaled the change of command in the Puget Sound Navy Yard this morning when Rear Adm. Edward B. Fenner was detached from command, to be succeeded by Rear Adm. Charles Seymour Freeman. Observing old... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Port Orchard man, once lauded for his progress, heads back to prisonPORT ORCHARD — A 42-year-old man who seemed to have quelled his demons and buil
Port Orchard man, once lauded for his progress, heads back to prison
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
PORT ORCHARD — A 42-year-old man who seemed to have quelled his demons and built a new life after prison, in part with beekeeping skills he learned inside, last week was sent back to prison for nearly 18 years. Daniel David Travatte pleaded guilty... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
At 125, Port Orchard's past guides its presentPORT ORCHARD — Look at you go, Port Orchard. It seems like just yesterday they
At 125, Port Orchard's past guides its present
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
PORT ORCHARD — Look at you go, Port Orchard. It seems like just yesterday they were sealing your centennial time capsule, and here you are celebrating 125 years as a city. You may not be as big as Bremerton, quaint as Poulsbo or trendy as... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Prison for man who struck bus driverPrison for man who hit bus driver PORT ORCHARD — An 18-year-old man who in Jul
Prison for man who struck bus driver
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
Prison for man who hit bus driver PORT ORCHARD — An 18-year-old man who in July punched a Kitsap Transit bus driver has been sentenced to a year in prison. Brandon Michael Ganley also assaulted his ex-girlfriend while on the bus and assaulted two... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man charged with assaulting woman he called to his homeMan charged in attack on woman PORT ORCHARD — A 24-year-old Bremerton man was
Man charged with assaulting woman he called to his home
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
Man charged in attack on woman PORT ORCHARD — A 24-year-old Bremerton man was charged Friday in Kitsap District Court with assaulting a woman with a stun gun, then raping her while his two young children were in a nearby room and his wife was at... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Dog missing since Motel 6 explosion reunited with familyBREMERTON — Stephen Rapczak recognized his dog, Tiffany, hiding the bushes alon
Dog missing since Motel 6 explosion reunited with family
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
BREMERTON — Stephen Rapczak recognized his dog, Tiffany, hiding the bushes along the shoreline of Anderson Cove on Thursday night, even without her collar. “The moment I saw her face I knew it was her,” he said. Tiffany, a 5-year-old Lab and chow... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Family reunites with dog lost in Bremerton motel blast BREMERTON, Wash. -- A family's dog that ran off when a natural gas line cause
Family reunites with dog lost in Bremerton motel blast
KOMO Seattle / Posted yesterday
BREMERTON, Wash. -- A family's dog that ran off when a natural gas line caused an explosion at a Motel 6 in Bremerton has finally been found. The force of the blast was caught on surveillance... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Discussions don't mean easing of regulations, county saysBREMERTON — If Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club hopes to reopen its shooting rang
Discussions don't mean easing of regulations, county says
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
BREMERTON — If Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club hopes to reopen its shooting range on Seabeck Highway, it will need to install physical containment to ensure that bullets cannot leave the range, according to a statement issued by the Kitsap County... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
One man flown to Seattle after Kingston wreckKINGSTON — A 62-year-old man was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle
One man flown to Seattle after Kingston wreck
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
KINGSTON — A 62-year-old man was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a single-car wreck in Kingston on Friday morning. North Kitsap Fire and Rescue found the man trapped in the passenger seat of a pickup near West Kingston and Norman... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Mason Co. brush fire sends smoke across areaA large brush fire in the Skokomish Valley sent smoke across Mason and Kitsap c
Mason Co. brush fire sends smoke across area
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
A large brush fire in the Skokomish Valley sent smoke across Mason and Kitsap counties overnight Friday. Called the Sunnyside fire, it’s burning under power lines just above Sunnyside Road, just off of Highway 101. It started at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Semifinalists announced for Kitsap Bank biz contestKitsap Bank has announced 16 semi-finalists in its 2015 edg3 FUND small busines
Semifinalists announced for Kitsap Bank biz contest
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted yesterday
Kitsap Bank has announced 16 semi-finalists in its 2015 edg3 FUND small business competition, with an Olympia company among those selected. The mission of edg3 FUND (rhymes with hedge fund) is to recognize entrepreneurs dedicated to growing their... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Ueland mining operation, new road in hands of hearing examinerPORT ORCHARD — A gravel mining project at Ueland Tree Farm, and a new road to g
Ueland mining operation, new road in hands of hearing examiner
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
PORT ORCHARD — A gravel mining project at Ueland Tree Farm, and a new road to go with it, inched closer to county approval Thursday after a daylong hearing over its environmental impacts. Mark Mauren, of Ueland Tree Farm, told Kitsap County Hearing... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
City, Navy dig up way to fix tunnelBREMERTON — The city and Navy put their heads — and money — together to resurre
City, Navy dig up way to fix tunnel
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
BREMERTON — The city and Navy put their heads — and money — together to resurrect a stalled Burwell Street tunnel renovation. Neither could go it alone. Upgrading the 100-year-old entrance to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard normally would fall to the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Hot, dry summer about to endBREMERTON — A rainy weekend could squelch not only one of the hottest, driest s
Hot, dry summer about to end
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
BREMERTON — A rainy weekend could squelch not only one of the hottest, driest summers ever but the large wildfires it nurtured. The National Weather Service in Seattle expected rain to begin early Friday and continue into next week. A chance of rain... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Poulsbo troll will make Lindvig Bridge homePOULSBO — Norseman, the 12-foot cement Viking at Viking Avenue and Lindvig Way,
Poulsbo troll will make Lindvig Bridge home
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
POULSBO — Norseman, the 12-foot cement Viking at Viking Avenue and Lindvig Way, has a new neighbor moving in down the street. A troll will be making the bridge home by the end of September. Poulsbo artist James Mayo designed a mural to cover... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Man stepped on gas line before motel explosionPolice: BREMERTON, Wash. - Police say a man stepped on a gas line at a motel
Man stepped on gas line before motel explosion
KVAL Eugene / Posted 2 days ago
Police: BREMERTON, Wash. - Police say a man stepped on a gas line at a motel in Bremerton just before a huge explosion destroyed part of the structure and critically injured a gas company worker. The... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Man stepped on gas line before motel explosionPolice: BREMERTON, Wash. - Police say a man stepped on a gas line at a motel
Man stepped on gas line before motel explosion
KOMO Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Police: BREMERTON, Wash. - Police say a man stepped on a gas line at a motel in Bremerton just before a huge explosion destroyed part of the structure and critically injured a gas company worker. The... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Highway 3 collision shuts down southbound lanesCHICO — A collision between a tractor-trailer and a pickup pulling a camper tra
Highway 3 collision shuts down southbound lanes
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
CHICO — A collision between a tractor-trailer and a pickup pulling a camper trailer made a mess of the morning commute Thursday on Highway 3. The crash occurred just before 7 a.m. in the southbound lanes, near the Erlands Point Road overpass. A Port... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bremerton Marina now 75 percent fullBREMERTON — Last winter, a marketing consultant boldly predicted Bremerton Mari
Bremerton Marina now 75 percent full
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
BREMERTON — Last winter, a marketing consultant boldly predicted Bremerton Marina would be filled to capacity with boats this summer. That didn’t quite happen. About 75 percent of the marina’s 221 permanent slips were occupied in July. Still, Bob... Read more
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Newser
How a Family Argument May Have Destroyed This Washington State Motel– When police officers first arrived at a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Wash., on Aug.
How a Family Argument May Have Destroyed This Washington State Motel
Newser / Posted 2 days ago
– When police officers first arrived at a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Wash., on Aug. 18, they had no idea that a gas explosion would level a quarter of the building within minutes. Instead, they were called to the building because of a domestic dispute—and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment beg
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Families seek normalcy a week after Bremerton motel explosionBREMERTON, Wash. – A week since part of the Motel 6 in Bremerton leveled, Breme
Families seek normalcy a week after Bremerton motel explosion
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
BREMERTON, Wash. – A week since part of the Motel 6 in Bremerton leveled, Bremerton Police released new information about what happened. A father told officers he was helping his stepdaughter escape from a second story window to avoid a domestic... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man stepped on gas line before motel explosionBREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Police say a man stepped on a gas line at a motel in Wa
Man stepped on gas line before motel explosion
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Police say a man stepped on a gas line at a motel in Washington state just before a huge explosion destroyed part of the structure and critically injured a gas company worker. The Kitsap Sun reports ( http://bit.ly/1i2VFcG )... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Fair features family fun at end of summerFAIRGOUNDS — Cowboys, crafters and thrill-seekers flocked Wednesday to the open
Fair features family fun at end of summer
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
FAIRGOUNDS — Cowboys, crafters and thrill-seekers flocked Wednesday to the opening of the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede, squeezing the last drops of fun out of summer vacation. From The Wind Glider ride, Marissa Case, 18, of Bremerton, raised her... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Homeowner injured subduing burglarPORT ORCHARD — A 31-year-old man was charged Wednesday with first-degree burgla
Homeowner injured subduing burglar
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
PORT ORCHARD — A 31-year-old man was charged Wednesday with first-degree burglary after he allegedly used a hammer to smash a sliding-glass door in a child's room in East Bremerton. The homeowner, who was awakened by the sound of breaking glass,... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Cause determined in Bremerton motel gas explosionThe Bremerton Police Department has determined the cause of the Motel 6 gas exp
Cause determined in Bremerton motel gas explosion
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 3 days ago
The Bremerton Police Department has determined the cause of the Motel 6 gas explosion on August 8th. STORY >> No bodies found in debris of Motel 6 blast, 2 were feared missing Investigators say that a man stepped on a gas meter while stepping out... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Dad admits he, possibly stepdaughter stepped on gas meter before Bremerton Motel 6 explosionPart of the Motel 6 in Bremerton was leveled by a large explosion, believed to
Dad admits he, possibly stepdaughter stepped on gas meter before Bremerton Motel 6 explosion
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Part of the Motel 6 in Bremerton was leveled by a large explosion, believed to have caused by a gas main leak. (Photo by Christine Clarridge/Seattle Times) BREMERTON, Wash. — Bremerton police said Wednesday that a father told officers that he and... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Sex offenders changing addressesBREMERTON — Two level 3 sex offenders are changing addresses and will live with
Sex offenders changing addresses
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BREMERTON — Two level 3 sex offenders are changing addresses and will live within Bremerton city limits, according to police. Codi J. Cousins, 26, is registered to live in the 100 block of Acorn Street in East Bremerton. Cousins pleaded guilty in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
First day of the Kitsap County FairComedian and juggler Matt Baker gets help from Wes McNutt , 9, of Bainbridge Is
First day of the Kitsap County Fair
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Comedian and juggler Matt Baker gets help from Wes McNutt , 9, of Bainbridge Island, during his show at the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede Wednesday. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN) Preston Pessemier, 6, and his sister Julia, 3, enjoy a Davis... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
man stepped on gas main before Motel 6 explosionBREMERTON — Bremerton police confirmed Wednesday that a man had stepped on the
man stepped on gas main before Motel 6 explosion
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BREMERTON — Bremerton police confirmed Wednesday that a man had stepped on the gas main at Motel 6 not long before the Aug. 18 explosion there. Chief Steve Strachan said the man was helping his stepdaughter climb out of a second-story window on the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Road projects approaching, but not around cornerBREMERTON — Three Kitsap Peninsula road projects were included in the transport
Road projects approaching, but not around corner
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BREMERTON — Three Kitsap Peninsula road projects were included in the transportation revenue package the Legislature passed in June, but don’t expect to travel them soon. The $16.1 billion worth of statewide work will be spread over 16 years. One... Read more
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Syracuse New Times
News and BluesCurses, Foiled Again Police charged Robert Phillip Rivas, 26, with robbing a c
News and Blues
Syracuse New Times / Posted 3 days ago
Curses, Foiled Again Police charged Robert Phillip Rivas, 26, with robbing a credit union in Pleasant Grove, Utah, after they discovered receipts showing he had used the stolen money to bail his girlfriend out of jail. They also arrested Rivas’... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Kitsap firefighters helping with wildfiresCHELAN — While Bainbridge Island firefighters were able to save about 20 homes
Kitsap firefighters helping with wildfires
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
CHELAN — While Bainbridge Island firefighters were able to save about 20 homes Saturday from the First Creek Fire by Chelan Lake, firefighters from North Kitsap lost a difficult battle against another Chelan area fire that destroyed several homes... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Neighbors reclaim ‘little sanctuary' park from vandalsBREMERTON — From Lower Roto Vista Park, you can take in both the sunrise and su
Neighbors reclaim ‘little sanctuary' park from vandals
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
BREMERTON — From Lower Roto Vista Park, you can take in both the sunrise and sunset, watch the ebb and flow of the Port Washington Narrows and view the state’s largest colony of pelagic cormorants as they nest under the Warren Avenue Bridge. Yet for... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ firesWorsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Co
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ fires
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Worsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex fires burning near West Glacier, Montana. Picture: AFP PHOTO / US FOREST SERVICE FIREFIGHTERS in Washington state are keeping a wary eye on rising temperatures and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ firesWorsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Co
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ fires
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Worsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex fires burning near West Glacier, Montana. Picture: AFP PHOTO / US FOREST SERVICE FIREFIGHTERS in Washington state are keeping a wary eye on rising temperatures and... Read more
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News.com.au
Australian crews battle fires in Washington stateNorth America Worsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the T
Australian crews battle fires in Washington state
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
North America Worsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex fires burning near West Glacier, Montana. Picture: AFP PHOTO / US FOREST SERVICESource:... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ firesWorsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Co
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ fires
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Worsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex fires burning near West Glacier, Montana. Picture: AFP PHOTO / US FOREST SERVICE FIREFIGHTERS in Washington state are keeping a wary eye on rising temperatures and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ firesWorsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Co
Aussie crews facing ‘worst ever’ fires
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Worsening conditions ... a helicopter drops retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex fires burning near West Glacier, Montana. Picture: AFP PHOTO / US FOREST SERVICE FIREFIGHTERS in Washington state are keeping a wary eye on rising temperatures and... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Kitsap Sun Week In Photos: 8/At right, Bremerton Fire Department fire fighters Chris Rotter and Travis Calho
Kitsap Sun Week In Photos: 8/
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
At right, Bremerton Fire Department fire fighters Chris Rotter and Travis Calhoun talk during the response to the August 18 explosion at Motel 6 in Bremerton. Calhoun was the closest firefighter to the motel when the natural gas exploded, and got a... Read more
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The Columbian
Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rapePORT ORCHARD — A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping underage girls
Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rape
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
PORT ORCHARD — A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping underage girls has pleaded guilty in Kitsap Superior Court. The Kitsap Sun reports that Ricky Lee Grundy Jr. entered his pleas Monday to human trafficking, promoting sexual abuse of a... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rape PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping
Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rape
KOMO Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping underage girls has pleaded guilty in Kitsap County Superior Court. The Kitsap Sun reports that Ricky Lee Grundy Jr.... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rapePORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping un
Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rape
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping underage girls has pleaded guilty in Kitsap Superior Court. The Kitsap Sun reports that Ricky Lee Grundy Jr. entered his pleas Monday to human trafficking, promoting sexual... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Blown tire during chase sparks massive van fire PORT ORCHARD, Wash. -- A charter boat captain from Kitsap County said he wasn
Blown tire during chase sparks massive van fire
KOMO Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. -- A charter boat captain from Kitsap County said he wasn't about to let burglars off the hook after they stole his fishing gear. Instead, Captain Randy Jones took off after the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Veterans help veterans get a rideBREMERTON — For veterans to receive benefits they’ve earned, they often need to
Veterans help veterans get a ride
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
BREMERTON — For veterans to receive benefits they’ve earned, they often need to travel, an ability Bremerton’s Disabled American Veterans chapter has become adept at supplying. A 2002 Buick Park Avenue given to Puget Sound Veterans Hope Center... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Pimp pleads guilty to raping girlsPORT ORCHARD — A Pierce County man accused of pimping, raping and flaying under
Pimp pleads guilty to raping girls
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
PORT ORCHARD — A Pierce County man accused of pimping, raping and flaying underage girls as he trafficked them through Bremerton pleaded guilty to five counts Monday in Kitsap Superior Court. Ricky Lee Grundy Jr., 33, could face up to 26 years in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Operation Homefront Backpack BrigadeRayne Reich, 6, of Bremerton, shows off the notebook she picked out Monday at S
Operation Homefront Backpack Brigade
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Rayne Reich, 6, of Bremerton, shows off the notebook she picked out Monday at Silverdale United Methodist Church. Operation Homefront, a nonprofit that supports military families, gave away school supplies as part of its Back to School Brigade... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police pursuit of burglary suspects ends up with fiery finishPORT ORCHARD – They may have planned the burglary, but they couldn’t have plann
Police pursuit of burglary suspects ends up with fiery finish
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
PORT ORCHARD – They may have planned the burglary, but they couldn’t have planned the ending. Police chased two burglary suspects on a high-speed chase from Port Orchard to the Bremerton National airport, ending in a fiery crash early Sunday... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
New playground coming to Allyn Waterfront ParkALLYN — It's been a whirlwind past couple of years for Leslie Ring. The woman
New playground coming to Allyn Waterfront Park
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
ALLYN — It's been a whirlwind past couple of years for Leslie Ring. The woman who spearheaded the effort to build a playground in Allyn has spent the past two years writing grants, holding fundraisers and collecting donations for the new... Read more
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