BREMERTON, — Kitsap County health officials have closed shellfish harvesting in Hood Canal from the Bangor naval station south to ...
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August 16, 2013
Navy veteran Hal Berven looks over a 1945 newspaper with a photograph of him, at the right, getting a Purple Heart for wounds received during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Berven took part in an oral-history taping on July 18 at the veterans' memorial mural, not far from where his aircraft carrier, the USS Gambier Bay, was built at Vancouver's Kaiser Shipyard.