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- Mar 18, 2011 at 8:22AM
The 13-year-old runaway killed in the Jan. 23 shootout at the Port Orchard Walmart was killed by a bullet fired from the gun of her 31-year-old male companion, not Kitsap deputies.
- Mar 18, 2011 at 10:00AM updated at 5:07PM
Profits from Day 2 of the Tour of Architects, March 19-20, will be given to the American Red Cross for disaster relief in Japan. The Tour of Architects includes a tour of homes on Bainbridge Island March 19 (including the one above, by BC&J), and a screening of the film, “My Architect, A Son’s Journey,” by Nathaniel Kahn.
- Mar 18, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Mar 21, 2011 at 1:34PM
Investigators probing the January 23 shooting spree at the Port Orchard Walmart store are “completely convinced” 31-year-old Anthony A. Martinez fired not only the shot that killed himself but also the two shots that killed 13-year-old runaway Astrid Valdivia, with whom he had fled from five days earlier from Utah.
- Mar 21, 2011 at 10:51AM
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue investigators believe a fire that damaged a Little Boston Road manufactured home last week may have been intentionally set. Investigators ruled out all possible accidental causes for the Thursday blaze, according to a statement from North Kitsap Fire.
- Mar 25, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Mar 29, 2011 at 2:14PM
- Mar 28, 2011 at 3:58PM
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- Apr 2, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Apr 4, 2011 at 9:43AM
A 24-foot fishing boat sank in Apple Tree Cove on Saturday morning, spilling about five gallons of gasoline into the bay. The sinking and spill were reported at 8:30 a.m. according to a statement from the state Department of Ecology. The boat was carrying up to 60 gallons of fuel. Responders surrounded the boat with a spill containment boom. The vessel was later pulled onto shore, according to Ecology.
- Apr 7, 2011 at 3:57PM
- Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 4:55PM
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- Apr 11, 2011 at 4:31PM
Kitsap Mental Health staff waiting to see fallout from budget cuts that left 261 patients without treatment
- Apr 20, 2011 at 7:00PM updated Apr 22, 2011 at 2:04PM
The elderly man, a Kitsap County resident, was admitted to the emergency room because he was likely to kill himself. The hospital, outside of Kitsap County, telephoned Kitsap Mental Health, where he used to be a client before he was discharged, one of 261, due to budget cuts. The hospital needed information on his medication and where they could send him. It’s a scenario those with the community mental health agency say highlights what can happen when people who need mental health treatment are left untreated, and one they say may become more common. Staff at the agency learned about the elderly man’s condition becaus
- May 2, 2011 at 3:53PM
- May 2, 2011 at 5:16PM
- May 4, 2011 at 6:00AM updated at 9:32AM
- May 4, 2011 at 4:00PM updated May 6, 2011 at 2:52PM
The front entrance of the soon-to-be Trader Joe's in Silverdale gets some face work done Tuesday. The grocery store will open later this year — the company has not released a date or month — at 9991 Mickelberry Road Northwest, forme
- May 4, 2011 at 5:01PM
- May 6, 2011 at 4:24PM
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."
- May 10, 2011 at 8:00PM updated May 11, 2011 at 4:56PM
- May 13, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 2:28PM
- May 23, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 7:14PM
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.
- May 23, 2011 at 12:20PM
- May 24, 2011 at 10:00AM updated at 3:53PM
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.
- May 25, 2011 at 6:00PM updated May 26, 2011 at 4:13PM
State Rep. Christine Rolfes, a Bainbridge Island Democrat from the 23rd District, said Wednesday that she will seek an appointment to replace Sen. Phil Rockefeller, a fellow islander who has been appointed to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council by Gov. Chris Gregoire.