Was on paid leave since Dec. 6 during an investigation into his alleged conduct during a dispute with his wife
The property will be part of the new 270-acre Grovers Creek Preserve and is across the road from the recently expanded 800-acre North Kitsap Heritage Park. This will be the third acquisition in the Kitsap Forest and Bay Project, a community-driven initiative to secure miles of trails connecting to a cross-state trail system and to protect thousands of acres of forests, wetlands and shoreline for public access and wildlife habitat.
At the state Capitol, lawmakers have yet to come to grips in the early days of the 2015 legislative session with education financing plans to meet the state Supreme Court’s mandate that they fully fund basic education as defined in the state Constitution.
A driver's license is found. Next of kin has been notified. And the search for the pilot and plane that crashed Jan. 26 in Hood Canal near Seabeck was suspended at 9 p.m. that evening.
According to Article IX of the Washington State Constitution, the state’s “paramount duty” is to provide an “ample” and “uniform” education for all children.
Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters crews from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake, homeported in Everett, and local law enforcement personnel are searching for the survivors of small red and white plane that reportedly crashed in waters near Seabeck.
When no indigenous nation stepped forward and offered to host in 2015 after the 2014 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Bella Bella, the annual gathering of Northwest canoe cultures appeared to be headed toward a hiatus. But canoe skippers wanted to see the Journey continue, and so a new approach emerged: Instead of one large Canoe Journey, there will be several Journeys hosted in various regions of the Salish Sea.
Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Ken Dickinson issued this statement on the small-plane crash in Hood Canal, near Seabeck, on Jan. 26 at 4:48 p.m.
Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue personnel found what they believe to be debris from a plane off the coast of Seabeck in Hood Canal, about 2:15 p.m. Jan. 26.
Two hours after the first report was made that a small plane crashed into Hood Canal near Seabeck on Jan. 26, emergency responders had not been able to locate an airplane or debris in the water. But while several agencies involved in the search were hopeful, they were not presumptuous.
Emergency crews were dispatched Jan. 26 to Hood Canal near Seabeck following reports that a small airplane crashed into the canal. Crews had not located any airplane or debris in the water as of 2 p.m.
Emergency crews have been dispatched to Hood Canal near Seabeck following reports that a small airplane crashed into the canal. Fire engines from Central Kitsap have responded to the scene and are expected to launch a boat from a private residence off of Old Holly Hill Road. A Coast Guard helicopter is also en route to the scene.
At the core of Gov. Jay Inslee’s plea for stricter remedial climate legislation is an attempt to put a cap on Washington’s pollution. Inslee, who has made climate change his signature issue since his time as a congressman, and now as governor, has introduced the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which would direct the Department of Ecology to set a statewide cap-and-trade market for regulating carbon emissions.
"It's not about whether we are going to do it or not going to do it," Mayor Becky Erickson said before the council's Jan. 21 meeting. "We have to have a sewer plant — it's in Brownsville — and we have to pay our fair share. The issue is if we should bond out or go in with the county to pay for it."
The City of Poulsbo and the North Kitsap School District are in talks to assign a police officer to local schools.
It was a small meeting, but the issue was quite large for those in attendance: What is the Port of Poulsbo going to do about its boathouse policy? "Regulations are really meant for boats, and not boathouses," Port Commission President Mark DeSalvo said. "We don't have anything that relates to boathouses."
Mark Stephens said he dabbles in bonsai. He’s been doing it for 25 years, but he only dabbles. Stephens, 56, sits before a juniper bonsai tree, or “shimpaku.” It’s jagged and unkempt, the result of a season spent shaded by a wisteria plant
A suspect has been arrested after a string of thefts in Kitsap. Detectives across the county joined forces to track down the suspect, believed to have targeted homes and cars for theft.
Linda Berry-Maraist joined the Poulsbo City Council in 2008. She left Jan. 21 to a standing applause from a full council chambers. "One of my goals for tonight was to get through this without getting teary," Berry-Maraist said from the dais. "I appreciate all the kind words. It has been a pleasure to serve, and maybe a few times it was boring, but it's always been interesting. Thank you all."
'During the crisis, we were wondering with each passing siren what might be happening next. Armed police were everywhere ...'