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- Apr 2, 2012 at 3:54PM
Kelcee Chorba, an employee of Wendy's, must have been busy April 2. Not with orders, but greetings.
- Apr 3, 2012 at 5:56AM
Wanted: Someone to serve as member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Great pay and benefits. Length of employment: Two months. Gov. Chris Gregoire on Monday called for an election to fill the vacancy in the 1st Congressional District. The U.S. Constitution requires the governor to order an election to fill a vacancy during a congressional term. The position was vacated by Jay Inslee, who is running for governor.
- Apr 3, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Apr 4, 2012 at 6:47AM
Harrison Medical Center’s plan of correction has been accepted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The agency will make an unannounced visit to Harrison to ensure the medical center is complying with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act.
- Apr 4, 2012 at 8:49AM
One of the two final suspects in a multi-agency drug bust last year in Kingston has pleaded guilty to two counts of delivery of marijuana. Puma Miller, 32, is scheduled to be sentenced May 18, 9 a.m. in Kitsap County Superior Court. Kelly Mitchell, 27, is scheduled to go to trial May 8 on a charge of conspiracy to deliver.
- Apr 4, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Apr 5, 2012 at 2:46PM
If the contract for Patrice "Patty" Page is accepted by the majority of school board members, Page, the next superintendent of the North Kitsap School District, will receive $140,000 per year. The school board will vote on the contract April 12, its next scheduled meeting. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
- Apr 6, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 10:03AM
Washington State Patrol is checking its report that a Kingston man died early Friday after his car crashed into a tree and rolled on Viking Way and Nordic Cove, near Scandia.
- Apr 6, 2012 at 7:00PM
In order to host the 2012 13-year-old Babe Ruth World Series, the committee needs to raise a total of $145,000. For Russ Barker and Brent Stenman, fundraising is a process that began about three years ago.
- Apr 6, 2012 at 1:00PM
The second Lil’ Norway track and field invite is scheduled for April 14. More than 1,000 participants from high schools around the state are expected to attend.
- Apr 6, 2012 at 11:00AM
The tryouts will be held at North Kitsap High School Stadium.
- Apr 6, 2012 at 10:21AM
“It was a major malfunction at the communication level there this morning,” Trooper Russ Winger said of an early State Patrol memo that reported a Kingston man had died of injuries from a car crash on Viking Avenue early Friday. “We’re putting out a retraction on the memo. The good news is that he’s not dead.”
- Apr 6, 2012 at 11:47AM
A Suquamish woman reported a bullet "flying past" her head last week at her home. No one was injured.
- Apr 9, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Apr 11, 2012 at 3:12PM
UPDATE: Spontaneous combustion of oily rags blamed; fire was already so large when discovered that hydrants wouldn’t have helped but fire sprinklers would have kept it in check.
- Apr 9, 2012 at 10:36AM
The final suspect in a night of pranking that left two people with welts from Airsoft pellets fired from a car has agreed to 60 months of pretrial diversion. On March 13, Brandyn Winkley received the same sentence three other defendants received in separate court cases earlier this year: Former Miss Viking Fest Jasmine Campbell, Dietrich Rios-Nicolaisen, George C. Hill III. The defendants also were ordered to perform community service.
- Apr 9, 2012 at 3:28PM
Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies have no suspect in the burglary of Henery’s Hardware in Kingston two weeks ago.
- Apr 11, 2012 at 10:10AM
The soccer game against Klahowya ended in sudden death overtime with a penalty kick. Kingston coach Craig Smith described it as "one of the toughest ways to lose."
- Apr 13, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 1:29PM
Latest committee survey shows Breidablik most likely school to close, but school board wants more time to make the decision.
- Apr 13, 2012 at 11:29AM
The Kingston Buccaneers stepped onto the field April 12 to play Port Townsend, following a frustrating overtime loss Tuesday. Port Townsend quickly became the recipient of a team that did not want to repeat the 3-2 loss to Klahowya.
- Apr 13, 2012 at 12:15PM
Patrice "Patty" Page will earn a base salary of $140,000 per year
- Apr 13, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Apr 16, 2012 at 11:34AM
Twenty-seven wrestlers from the club went to the Cliff Keen Reno Worlds wrestling tournament this weekend.
- Apr 16, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Apr 19, 2012 at 6:03AM
A 27-year-old Kingston man was hit by a car while directing traffic on Hansville Road, suffering serious injuries and was flown to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center Sunday afternoon.
- Apr 20, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 3:24PM
Kingston Port to residents and SoundRunner commuters: It’s now or never. Port commissioners explained the passenger-only ferry’s expenses so far at a special meeting Tuesday, and admitted they were “optimistic” last fall when they allocated $200,000 a year to subsidize the service.
- Apr 20, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 3:27PM
The North Kitsap Community Pool was filled Friday, but only a few of those in the water were human.
- Apr 21, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 8:17AM
The North Kitsap School District may need to cut 15 full-time equivalent positions next year to help balance a $1.7 million shortfall in its budget.
- Apr 23, 2012 at 6:25AM
A Kingston man who said he tried to rob Timberland Bank on Viking Way because he needed the money was sentenced to 67 days in Kitsap County Jail and one year on probation. Adam T. Hewins, 51, pleaded guilty on March 22 to second-degree robbery. He received credit for time served. Second-degree robbery is a felony, so he cannot possess a firearm. He was also ordered to pay restitution.
- Apr 23, 2012 at 6:56AM
The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department responded to 55 reports of burglary in the north end of the county from Jan. 1 to April 19.