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  • Brewery scene booming in Bellingham

    In just the last few years, there has been an explosion of breweries popping up in Bellingham, and many of them are now international award winners.

  • ‘This is the biggest redevelopment we’ve ever done,’ says Bellingham mayor

    People in Bellingham now have access to something they haven’t explored in more than 100 years: The downtown waterfront.

  • Wildfire in central Washington forces evacuations

    The tiny central Washington town of Vantage has been evacuated as crews battle a fast-moving wildfire.

  • ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp:’ Tiny heroes, big laughs

    Ant-Man and The Wasp is by far the funniest Marvel movie to date, at least if you judge it by the 9-year old giggling next to me throughout the film. I actually laughed out loud quite a bit too. Paul Rudd, as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, has a smooth comic charm, but those orbiting around him really bring the funny. His trio of cohorts and ex-cons, led by Michael Pena really shine, just like they did in the first film. In this […]

  • ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ unleashes monster mayhem

    If you take the idea of dinosaurs sharing the world with humans, it invariably lends itself to a horror movie.

  • Will the U.S. Open come back to Chambers Bay some day?

    The U.S. Open is underway at Shinnecock Hills in New York. This is also the third anniversary of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Pierce County. The course and the county are still hoping the attract the major golf tournament back to Chambers Bay, and are continuing to make changes to the whole area to bring in visitors. “The U.S. Open was a great introduction of the course to the world and really put Pierce County on the world […]

  • History of the Bremerton Raceway

    BREMERTON – A lot of us take a boat or ferry to get out to Bremerton. But in that community, there is a car and street racing culture that goes back decades. People with a need for speed used to sneak on an inactive runway at the airport to do a little drag racing. “They snuck in there, and kept doing it, and finally the port said, ‘just let them do it,’” said Gordon Howell, who manages the Bremerton Raceway, […]

  • Bremerton’s real estate market heating up

    BREMERTON –  When Tyler Bennett admires his new house in his new neighborhood in Kitsap County, he can’t help but remember hi prior address. “This house in West Seattle probably would have been about a million dollars,” said Bennett. But he and his wife Makala paid a fraction of that in Bremerton. They bid goodbye to their city lifestyle, and hopped the ferry to a quieter, but more affordable life. “When we were looking for a house in King County, […]

  • SAFE Boats keep waterways around the world safe

    BREMERTON – A company in Bremerton called SAFE boats is known around the world for keeping waterways safe. They’re strong, they’re dependable, they turn on a dime,” said Tim Simonds, a SAFE boats worker. Tim Simonds should know… he drove SAFE boats for years as part of the National Park Service on water safety patrols. And now, he helps build and sell them. now he helps build and sell them. “I get to see the boats from the beginning to the […]

  • Driver killed, another seriously hurt in Puyallup head-on crash

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — One person died and another was seriously hurt in a head-on crash Monday morning, forcing the closure of a busy Puyallup road. The crash happened before 10:00 a.m. on River Road near 15th Street NW. Deputy Chief Dave McDonald said a man in his late 50s was driving eastbound when his car crossed the center lane, sideswiped one car, and then hit a westbound minivan head-on. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died. […]