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Reader photos: Chelsea Swanson Tate of Kingston

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 1:35PM

Chelsea Swanson Tate of Kingston submitted these photos of “Snow Angels, Sledding, and Igloos!,” taken Wednesday in Gamblewood. “Five inches of snow,” Tate reported. That’s Isaac and Kiarra Tate in the photos.

Reader photos: 'Love2Sightsee' of Kingston

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 2:38PM

love2sightsee@gmail.com snapped this playful photo in Kingston Wednesday afternoon. "Caught a couple ladies snowshoeing down by the ferry terminal," the photographer emailed.

Thursday: Snow-related closures, cancellations in North Kitsap

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Jan 19, 2012 at 7:10PM

This is a list of snow-related closures in North Kitsap. The list will be updated through the day.

County warns: Watch for icy roads, and don't drive if you don't have to

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 7:05AM

The worst of the snow storm has passed, but challenges – particularly icy roads – await. So what can we expect in the next couple of days? Here’s what the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management reports Thursday morning.

Gregoire proclaims winter storm emergency

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 11:47AM

A storm emergency was issued by Gov. Chris Gregoire Thursday that will allow the activation of the Washington National Guard if needed.

Friday: Snow-related closures, cancellations in North Kitsap

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Jan 20, 2012 at 8:34AM

This is a list of snow-related closures in North Kitsap. The list will be updated through the day.

Flood watch issued for North Kitsap; PSE warns of possible power outages | Slideshow

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Jan 21, 2012 at 7:38AM

Some seven days of rain are coming, turning the week's snowfall into snowmelt. And that's led the National Weather Service to issue a Flood Watch advisory for North Kitsap.

Goodbye, snow; hello, rain and wind

  • Jan 21, 2012 at 7:12AM

Roads are clearing and life returns to normal, but weather advisories warn of new hazards

AARP Safe Driving Classes Feb. 10 and 11 at S’Klallam Community Church

  • Jan 23, 2012 at 6:59AM

Insurance companies are required by Washington state law to discount auto insurance premiums for those 55 and older upon receiving a certificate of completion of the AARP course.

Sound Works Job Center is providing free assistance preparing and applying for Navy Civil Service jobs

  • Jan 23, 2012 at 7:10AM

The local Navy shipyards will hold a career fair for apprentice and helper positions Jan. 27 and 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. They will accept resumes for these positions on the USAJOBS.gov website from Jan. 25 to Feb. 24.

New, simpler public works project database available

  • Jan 23, 2012 at 4:21PM

For businesses looking to participate in public works projects, researching just got easier.

Elliott takes office as Port of Kingston commissioner

  • Jan 26, 2012 at 10:29AM

Walt Elliott was sworn in Wednesday as a member of the Port of Kingston Commission. Attorney John F. Mitchell administers the oath of office to Elliott during the commission’s first regular meeting of the year. Elliott was elected to the District 3 post in November; he succeeds Tom Coultas. The other commissioners are Marc Bissonnette and Pete DeBoer.

Kingston Buccaneers swim team defeats Sequim Thursday

  • Jan 27, 2012 at 1:37PM

Results from prep sports in the North Kitsap School District from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26 and a schedule of upcoming competitions

Civil War is over in Port Gamble

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 9:37AM

Right now, Howard Struve thinks the best thing for him and the Washington Civil War Association is to remember the Battle for Port Gamble for what it was and move on.

Poulsbo's Masonic Lodge is moving from its home of 92 years

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 9:49AM

The Warren G. Harding Masonic Lodge No. 260 is tied to downtown history like lutefisk is to lefse.

Human trafficking may be closer to home than you think

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Jan 31, 2012 at 6:28AM

Those who work in the prevention of human trafficking want the public to see it as a broader problem that can affect men, women and children.

List of donors to ShareNet's Neighbor Aid campaign

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 11:25AM

The following donors gave to the fall/winter Neighbor Aid campaign. Donors gave $73,846 to help ShareNet meet community needs. This list was provided by ShareNet.

$73,846: Neighbor Aid breaks a record

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Jan 31, 2012 at 6:26AM

More than 300 donors — churches, companies, households, individuals and organizations — donated $73,846 to Neighbor Aid during the fall/winter campaign, which ended in January. The amount is a record and will help ShareNet extends its reach of help. Last fall/winter, the campaign raised $60,000.

Capital Cougars overcome Kingston, North Kitsap gymnastics

  • Jan 30, 2012 at 4:15PM

The two prep gymnastics teams from the North Kitsap School District were within a few points of one another.

Wendy's is hiring 40 full- and part-employees for College Marketplace site

  • Jan 31, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 12:46PM

Wendy’s fast-food restaurant is hiring 40 full- and part-time employees to staff its new location at College Marketplace. Wendy’s managers will have a job fair Feb. 27 and 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Poulsbo Fire Department meeting room. Expect to fill out an application and be interviewed that day.

Schools Foundation hopes to raise $75K for NKSD

  • Jan 31, 2012 at 12:00PM

Terri Gleich has witnessed firsthand the budget cuts in the North Kitsap School District. The mother of two has seen class sizes increase and positions eliminated. She’s seen cuts ever since her oldest child was in kindergarten.

Author Kristin Hannah at The Loft Wednesday to read and sign copies of her latest novel

  • Feb 1, 2012 at 9:40AM

Author Kristin Hannah will be at The Loft at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to read and sign copies of her 13th novel, “Home Front.” Suzanne Droppert of Liberty Bay Books calls “Home Front” “one of the most emotionally riveting tales I've come across in years.” “Home Front” not only takes place in Poulsbo but mentions Liberty Bay Books in it. Anybody who buys a hardback (which is 20 percent off) or ebook editions of the book will receive a special gift from Hannah.

Senate approves gay marriage bill; House review next

  • Feb 2, 2012 at 8:44AM

As Senate President Brad Owens announced that the same-sex marriage bill, ESSB 6239, had passed, an anxious audience of hundreds watching attentively during tense floor debate erupted in applause. The bill, which had bipartisan support, passed in the Senate 28-21 late Feb. 1. The bill has already garnered enough support in the House after it moves through committees to pass and is expected to be on the governor’s desk early next week.

Indianola getting ready to row

  • Feb 3, 2012 at 10:42AM

Indianola Rowing Association prepares for its first full season on the water

Students may not have to make up snow days

  • Feb 5, 2012 at 5:00PM

Students in the North Kitsap School District will have to wait and see if they need to make up those snow days.

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