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25 min ago | Bainbridge Island Review

Ten minutes till great theater: Island Theatre presents third annual play festival

The grieving parents of a young boy killed by a foul-ball line drive at a baseball game have an unexpected visitor one night- the rookie shortstop who hit the ball into the stands during a recent rehearsal of "A Place That Looks Like Davenport," written by Paul Lewis.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KOMO News

Missing pot-bellied pig named 'Mr. Wiggles' found safe

The story of the wayward Mr. Wiggles has a happy ending. He's the pot-bellied pig who has been re-united with its owner after escaping from his Poulsbo pen.

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Related Topix: Poulsbo, WA, Kids, Family

North Kitsap Herald

HHS secretary visits to learn about Port Gamble S'Klallam's foster care program, health initiatives

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell visited the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe on Aug. 18 to learn about the Tribe's Title IV-E foster care program and health initiatives.

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Related Topix: Port Gamble, WA, Suquamish, WA

Port Orchard Orchard

Fire destroys Southworth home

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue personnel reviews the remains of a house fire that destroyed a Southworth home in the 4200 block of Ridgecrest Way SE.

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Related Topix: Fire, Southworth, WA, Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bremerton Patriot

Kitsap County Fair to include rides, circus acts

The Kitsap County Fair & Stampede is just around the corner and is promising "Fun for the Whole Herd" at this year's event.

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Related Topix: John Michael Montgomery, Country

Bremerton Patriot

Fair preparation brings together a 'family' of 4-Hers

For many people, when they walk through the gates of the Kitsap County Fair, all they see is the wonderment of a village that has been assembled for their enjoyment.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Seabeck, WA, Poulsbo, WA, Sequim, WA

KING-TV Seattle

Custody battle for siblings of Jenise Wright may take months

It could be October before Jim and Denise Wright can fight to get their children back.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bremerton, WA, Seattle, WA

Port Orchard Orchard

Commitment to accessible voting lands Kitsap County Elections national award

Kitsap County Elections received the 2014 Independence Award from the Elections Center Aug. 18 for its innovative accessible voting programs.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

New York Daily News

Memorial held for slain Washington state 6-year-old

Friends, family, neighbors and even strangers in the hundreds paid their respects to Jenise Wright, the 6-year-old slain near her Bremerton, Wash.

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Related Topix: Bremerton, WA, Violent Crime

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bainbridge Island Review

City of Bainbridge Island approves herbicide use to fight noxious weeds

In a highly wooded region like western Washington, it's to be expected that amidst the native vegetation there are also poisonous, invasive plants that present a health risk to both humans and animals if left unmonitored.

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Bremerton Patriot

It's time for the fair

There's something for everyone at the Kitsap County Fair, or as fair officials put it, "Fun for the Whole Herd."

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Related Topix: John Michael Montgomery, Country, Port Orchard, WA, Bremerton, WA, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bremerton Patriot

Celebration of life slated for Kitsap County icon

There will be a celebration of life ceremony for retired Olympic College Professor Robert "Bob" Dietz, PhD in the Bremer Student Union at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, August.

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Related Topix: Lawrence University, Dakota State University, North Dakota State University, University of Iowa, Activism

Port Orchard

POPS is 'one-stop shop' for produce

He is the owner of a "one-stop shop" produce stand in town known as the Port Orchard Produce Stand , which offers fruits and vegetables with a helpful staff.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Olalla, WA, Puyallup, WA

Port Orchard Independent

in Our Opinion | It's time for the Kitsap County Fair

Beginning next Wednesday, the Kitsap County Fairgrounds will be filled with all things "fair."

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Related Topix: John Michael Montgomery, Country, Port Orchard, WA, Bremerton, WA, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Port Orchard Orchard

Free immunizations available for SKSD students

South Kitsap School District nurse Susan Anderson, who oversees East Port Orchard, Mullennix Ridge and Olalla Elementary schools, in the past estimated that 150 among the approximately 1,500 students on her campuses are not compliant with immunizations.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Port Orchard, WA, East Port Orchard, WA, Olalla, WA, Gig Harbor, WA

Port Orchard Orchard

Woman jumps to death off Tremont Bridge

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue crew helped to recover the body of a woman who jumped off the Tremont Bridge before noon on Aug. 14. Law enforcement officials have not released the name of a woman who jumped before noon Aug. 14 from the Tremont Bridge in Port Orchard.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA

North Kitsap Herald

Despite rain, fire danger may still exist in Kitsap

It was raining and, in some areas, pouring Aug. 13. However, that doesn't necessarily mean there is no fire danger.

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Related Topix: Fire, Weather

Northwest Music Scene

Spotlight On Kitsap County: A Conversation With Mos Generator's Tony Reed

That November I finally got the job I had been trying to get since coming home, working at Ted Brown Music.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Silverdale, WA, Bremerton, WA

King County Journal

UPDATE | Fingerprints, blood led police to suspect in serial burglaries

Fingerprints, DNA from a blood sample, witness reports and recovered stolen jewelry led Bainbridge Island police to a suspect in the recent string of burglaries on the island.

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Related Topix: Kingston, WA, Hansville, WA

Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge police identify suspect in string of residential burglaries

Bainbridge Island police have identified the man they believe to be the serial burglar responsible for a string of residential burglaries that began on the island in March.

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