The Kitsap Scene


Fresh off the success of “Frozen,” Disney offers another vibrant, beautifully animated film with “Big Hero 6.”

Based on a Marvel Comics property, “Big Hero 6” takes place in the fictional San Fransokyo, a mash-up (obviously) of San Francisco and Tokyo.

The film follows the appropriately named Hiro, a young technology whiz who’d rather spend his technological prowess on back-alley robot fights than on academic pursuits.

A change of heart leads Hiro toward more ambitious pursuits, but when his latest invention is co-opted for nefarious purposes, it’s up to Hiro and Baymax — a

By Brad Tupi

National exit polling from Congressional races tells us some interesting things about the role of religious values in the 2014 midterm elections. It also sends a signal to the Republican Party about its supporters now and in the future.

The most obvious piece of information about religious voters is that a majority of them voted for Republican candidates a few weeks ago. Of voters who identified themselves as Protestants, 61 percent voted Republican and 37 percent Democrat. Catholics voted 54 percent Republican, 45 percent Democrat. Conversely, those who identified their religion as

An Olympia man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after he crashed his car near Shelton on Saturday.

Kody B. Lehew, 31, was driving a 1997 Ford pickup truck northbound on state route 101 around 12:53 a.m. Saturday about eight miles south of Shelton, according to the Washington State Patrol. Lehew reportedly lost control of the truck while attempting to negotiate a corner. The truck rolled multiple times, hitting the guardrail, then rolled and came to a rest 200 feet off the roadway in the brush.

Drugs or alcohol were involved, according to the WSP’s report. The cause of the accident and any possible charges are under investigation, according to the report.

Kitsap County is opening its cold weather shelter in Bremerton Thanksgiving night due to expected freezing weather.

The shelter opens Thanksgiving night and remains open until at least Monday morning, according to a press release from the county. The shelter operates 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning. Guests are not able to check into the shelter after 10 p.m.

The shelter is located at the Bremerton Food Line, 1600 12th St., Bremerton.

“The shelter serves all citizens in our area who require safe overnight refuge where none is available,” the release states. “Continued activation past Sunday is weather dependent.”

For information, call 211 or call the Bremerton Food Line at 360-479-6188