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Day of decision: Ballots due by 8 p.m. today

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 6:00AM

Today is Election Day. By the simple act of marking a ballot and dropping it into a dropbox or into the mail, North Kitsap voters will help decide whether President Obama gets a second term or Mitt Romney moves into the White House, whether Jay Inslee or Rob McKenna is the next governor, whether Bill Driscoll or Derek Kilmer is our next 6th District member of Congress.

Political Notebook: Thoughts on Election Day from readers and staff members

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 7:10PM

A running log of Election Day thoughts, facts and news items written by staff members, submitted by readers via email (rwalker@northkitsapherald.com) or on the Herald's Facebook page.

KHS's Andersen seeds seventh into State | Girls swimming

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 11:36AM

Kingston Buccaneers send two relay teams, two individuals to State.

PAWS expanding into Kingston, Lynwood Center

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 3:37PM

As you read this, some 12 adoption counselors and 40 foster homes are caring for and trying to find permanent homes for kittens and cats in Bainbridge and North Kitsap.

Kitsap County turnout is 74 percent

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 8:01PM

The Kitsap County Elections is reporting that 24,209 ballots have been received on Election Day.

Hansen has solid lead in 23rd District, Position 2 battle

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 8:09PM

State Rep. Drew Hansen will be returning to Olympia if Tuesday night's vote tally stays constant in subsequent counts.

Kitsap County sides with Pres. Obama

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 8:14PM

Kitsap County voters have once again said they want Barack Obama to be president.

Bainbridge lawyer on her way to Washington Supreme Court

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 8:37PM

Sheryl Gordon McCloud is on her way to becoming a justice on the Washington Supreme Court.

Olsen issues statement on election results

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 8:56PM

Vowing "I shall return," Republican candidate James M. Olsen has conceded the race to incumbent Rep. Drew Hansen in the battle for the District 23, Position 2 in the state House of Representatives.

Bucs lose 4-1 to Spartans | Girls soccer

  • Nov 8, 2012 at 2:30PM

The Sumner Spartans defeated the Kingston Buccaneers in the first round of the WIAA State 2A championship.

Kayakers greet spawning salmon on annual tour

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 11:00AM

If you want to experience what life is like for salmon, try kayaking against the wind and current on Chico Creek.

Two dead, including Kingston woman, in separate car crashes in Kitsap County

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 5:15AM

Two people, including a Kingston woman, were killed in vehicle crashes in Kitsap County Thursday and Friday. The Washington State Patrol reported that Kristina B. Blow, 52, of Kingston was pronounced dead Friday at 3:33 p.m. at Tacoma General Hospital, almost four hours after her 1991 Chevy Blazer crashed on State Highway 16 six miles east of Port Orchard.

DelBene will likely take office Tuesday as Kitsap's representative in Congress

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 5:57AM

Suzan DelBene is expected to take office Tuesday as Kitsap County’s representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. DelBene won the special election Nov. 6 to succeed Jay Inslee, who resigned March 20 to run for governor. Inslee’s resignation left Kitsap without a congressional representative for almost eight months.

Kingston Middle School evacuated after fire, no injuries

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 10:56AM

A small fire broke out at Kingston Middle School Tuesday morning, but no injuries were reported and students were allowed back into part of the main building.

Harrison Medical Center buys land on Bainbridge Island for new 13,000-square foot facility

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 9:51AM

Harrison Medical Center has purchased land near Highway 305 and Madison Avenue/New Brooklyn Road with plans to put an urgent care clinic on the property.

Inslee vows to press Obama administration to support legalization of marijuana in Washington

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 12:25PM

Governor-elect Jay Inslee said his incoming administration will work to convince President Obama and the federal government to allow Washington state to implement a citizens' initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Three killed in head-on crash in Kingston

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 4:21PM

UPDATE: Three people — including a couple known for fostering children and helping people overcome addictions — died Nov. 14 in a two-car head-on collision on Highway 104 near Balmoral Place NE in Kingston.

Passerby helps extinguish vehicle fire, woman rescued from car

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 2:40PM

A passerby and State Patrol extinguished a vehicle fire that started after an SUV went off the road and rolled, trapping the driver inside

J’aime Les Crêpes: Best creperie in region

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Nov 21, 2012 at 10:21AM

Larry Thoreen wasn’t surprised when the results were announced that J’aime Les Crêpes was voted best creperie in the region.

Number of homes on market drops to ’06 levels

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Nov 21, 2012 at 10:21AM

The number of homes on the market in October fell to its lowest level since February 2006, according to statistics from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

Expect rain, and potential for flooding, this week

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 4:48PM

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for 11 counties, including Kitsap, until 5:30 p.m. Monday as moderate to heavy rain continues across the western Washington lowlands.

Following the weather | Storm updates

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 2:39PM

A running log of how the weather is impacting North Kitsap

Two injured in Highway 305 crash Monday

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 2:43PM

A two-car crash on Highway 305 in front of the Masi Shop and Shell gast station left one person with non-life threatening injuries Monday

Kingston Port says no to doughnut stand

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Nov 21, 2012 at 11:44AM

Bowing to pressure from downtown business merchants, the Port of Kingston Board of Commissioners voted on Monday to suspend current mobile vendor applications until the community at large has a wider economic development discussion.

The story of the Thanksgiving food basket | Editor's Notebook

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 2:37PM

As you know, a lot of people are having a tough time this year. Volunteers and staff members at Fishline and parishioners at St. Olaf’s Church are working hard to make sure those neighbors have what they need to feed their families at Thanksgiving. Those neighbors will pick up those neatly organized boxes this week. The generosity of each donor is clear in each box. But each box has a much bigger, more beautiful story to tell.

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