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Fireworks lacked proper storage
Jun 28 2012, 5:18 PM
If the owner of Belfair Truck and Auto Wrecking had had all the necessary permits to store Aurora Fireworks’ supply, the bullet that detonated $50,000 worth of fireworks may have never happened.
Smoke, but no fire, aboard passenger-only ferry
Jul 02 2012, 4:44 PM
UPDATE: Smoke, which turned out to be the result of a generator problem, aboard the SoundRunner’s 65-foot Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry may cause problems for Poulsbo's 3rd of July run.
Two fireworks-related calls; woman injured on Kingston fireworks barge
Jul 06 2012, 2:04 PM
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews responded to an average of about seven calls per day. In the period between 8 a.m. on July 4 and 8 a.m. on July 5, NKF&R firefighters answered 14 emergency calls, spokeswoman Michele Laboda reported. Only two calls involved fireworks.
SoundRunner is doing better, but still struggling
Jul 06 2012, 9:12 AM
While the SoundRunner passenger ferry service is growing in ridership, buoying the Port of Kingston’s goal to continue the service, port commissioners will still need to allocate $90,000 to run the service through Sept. 30.
Restaurateur hopes to set unique record, raise money for uveitis research
Jul 06 2012, 7:46 AM
At approximately 5 p.m. July 7 at Kola Kole Park, Ross McCurdy will throw a grape forward into the air, sprint and attempt to catch the grape in his mouth. McCurdy, owner of the Oak Table Cafe, will try to set a Guinness World Record for grape catching - greatest distance caught (self-thrown). But the main reason for the effort is to raise money for uveitis research.
Jones hired as superintendent in Napavine
Jul 09 2012, 3:35 PM
Dr. Richard Jones, whose tenure as superintendent of North Kitsap School District ended June 30, has a new job: superintendent of the Napavine School District. Napavine, a Class 2B district, has three schools and 779 students.
Parade candy thrower loses 40-year-old ring, offers reward for its return
Jul 09 2012, 10:51 AM
Jan Zufelt of John L. Scott Real Estate was throwing candy in the Kingston Fourth of July Parade when she threw something she didn’t mean to. A ring her husband gave her 40 years ago came off her finger.
Port Gamble S’Klallam reservation grows by 390 acres
Jul 10 2012, 7:24 PM
The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is expanding its reservation by nearly 400 acres, after land acquired from DNR is approved for trust status.
Novick resigns from Kingston High School
Jul 10 2012, 2:57 PM
The Kingston Buccaneers are out a head football coach. Dan Novick resigned from his positions at Kingston High School following an offer to become assistant principal at Ridgetop Junior High in the Central Kitsap School District.
Record set and $2,000 raised for uveitis research
Jul 11 2012, 7:16 AM
Ross McCurdy may have set a new world record for the longest self-thrown grape catch July 7. The record awaits verification by Guinness World Records. One thing is for sure, though — McCurdy’s effort raised $2,000 for uveitis research.