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Power out for 1,700 in North Kitsap Wednesday afternoon
May 04 2011, 5:01 PM
SUQUAMISH — A tree brushing power lines cut electricity to about 1,700 North Kitsap customers Wednesday afternoon.
Mexican wrestling taps into Bremerton - What happens behind the mask, stays behind the mask
May 06 2011, 4:42 PM
El Vagabundo feels comfortable shirtless in front a crowd of strangers, but without his mask, the lucha libre wrestler from Tacoma feels naked.
"It's like taking off one of my arms," he said Thursday before La Poblamita 's Cinco de Mayo wrestling fiesta in Bremerton. "It's part of my body and who I am."
"It's a part of my life, it's everything to me," he added. "It's part of our culture, a tradition for Mexican wrestlers, and it represents the man behind the mask."
Floating radar station wows North Kitsap residents
May 11 2011, 4:56 PM
HANSVILLE — Whales are a common sight in Hansville. Cruise ships, submarines and Coast Guard cutters are all old hat. But the 288-foot-tall radar station that rumbled past Point No Point on Tuesday was something no one in town had seen.
"I've seen some weird stuff go by," Hansville resident Kate Higgins said. "But this was the weirdest."
State seeks comment on Hansville landfill cleanup plan
May 13 2011, 2:28 PM
HANSVILLE — The state has released its proposal for removing toxins from a former Hansville landfill site, and it doesn’t involve backhoes or dump trucks. Instead, the Department of Ecology wants to let nature take charge. The agency proposes monitoring the site off Hansville Road and allowing toxin levels to decline on their own, a process it believes will take about 23 years and cost $1.8 million. Ecology will take public comment on the proposal through June 13 (see box).
Spokane returning to service on Kingston ferry route| UPDATE
May 23 2011, 7:14 PM
UPDATE, 7 p.m.: The Spokane will return to service on the 7:45 sailing from Kingston.
UPDATE, 6 p.m.: A dive team discovered debris blocking the water intake for the Spokane's engines. Repairs are being completed but it's still unclear when the ferry will return to service.
Buttered up: Loan helps CB’s Nuts expand peanut butter production
May 23 2011, 12:20 PM
KINGSTON — In a small warehouse off Bond Road, a grinder is churning out sticky, brown peanut butter — smooth with just a little chunk.
“We call it creamunchy,” said Tami Bowen, who owns CB’s Nuts with her husband, Clark. “It’s in between creamy and crunchy.”
More important to the stores CB’s supplies, the peanut butter is long roasted and shipped fresh, which Tami says eliminates the oily buildup at the bottom of the jar. That was one reason Whole Foods Market recently gave the Kingston nut roasters a $55,000 loan to upgrade their peanut butter equipment.
No Viking Cup soccer tournament Memorial Day weekend; may be rescheduled
May 24 2011, 3:53 PM
POULSBO — For the second time in three years, changes in the youth soccer season schedule have forced the cancellation of the Viking Cup youth soccer tournament.
North Kitsap Soccer Club president Aaron Vernik wrote on the club’s website that the annual Memorial Day weekend tournament is canceled. He said the decision was made in January.
The club’s sanctioning organization, Washington Youth Soccer, does not allow tryouts until May. That poses a challenge for teams.
Rockefeller leaving Senate; Rolfes will seek position
May 26 2011, 4:13 PM
The resignation of Sen. Phil Rockefeller, D-23rd District, figures to cause a chain reaction in district politics.
Kingston passenger ferry riders crave consistency
Jun 01 2011, 3:39 PM
KINGSTON — The Spirit of Kingston sailed for Seattle Tuesday, within a minute of its 6:40 a.m. scheduled departure time. It was a good start for the Port of Kingston's passenger ferry service , which resumed this week after a six-month hiatus. But to attract a steady crowd of commuters, SoundRunner will need to be punctual day in and day out.
New Silverdale YMCA opens, new members pack the parking lot
Jun 03 2011, 4:46 PM
Trudy Dahl and Pat Capps walked side by side on treadmills at the Haselwood Family YMCA shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday, just minutes after the official opening.