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- Mar 8, 2012 at 10:33AM
Kilmer, Sauerwein among those already declared for the seat, while Angel says she will consider a run
- Mar 9, 2012 at 12:00PM
Tsimshian artist David Boxley of Kingston and Metlakatla is one of six Native artists recognized by First Peoples Fund with the 2012 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award.
- Mar 12, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Mar 13, 2012 at 10:52AM
Over a thousand firefighters eagerly awaited the 69 flights of stairs Sunday, though knowing how exhausted they would be in less than an hour.
- Mar 13, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:43PM
Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson knows gridlock, and just not the political kind. Before she was mayor, she was chief financial officer of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and a commuter. During rush hour “it could take 45 minutes to get across the island,” she said. Since joining the City Council and then becoming mayor, she’s been involved with leaders from the state, county and Suquamish Tribe in trying to improve the flow of traffic and eliminate snags, particularly at the 305/Suquamish Way intersection near the Agate Pass Bridge. Their work, and patience, are paying off.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 9:27AM
One man was transported to a local hospital while two others declined treatment in an apparent rear-end, chain-reaction crash that destroyed one vehicle and caused serious damage to two others, just east of Miller Bay Road on State Route 104 Tuesday evening
- Mar 14, 2012 at 3:59PM
Military veterans living near the edge of financial ruin in Kitsap County now have access to less aid following the Board of County Commissioners’ vote last week to reduce individual payouts.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 4:02PM
It’s no question that more foster parents are needed in the Kitsap area. In addition, having a diverse pool of foster parents is also just as important, say foster care recruiters and regional administrators with the state Department of Children and Family Services.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 4:11PM
Various changes to the driving-under-the-influence law have unanimously passed the Legislature and will become effective upon the governor’s signature.
- Mar 15, 2012 at 2:16PM
Kitsap County Commissioner Josh Brown is weighing a run for the 6th District congressional seat, adding to a large list of potential candidates who could succeed retiring Congressman Norm Dicks.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 2:00PM
Troy Darien Stinson of Kingston lost his battle with stomach cancer on March 12. He was 47.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 12:32PM
Grann Arthur Steele became the fourth Eagle Scout in his family March 3. More than 100 people attended his Court of Honor ceremony at Bayside Church in Kingston and, of this group, there were 12 other Eagle Scouts. Among those attending was a Scout troop from Canada, as well as his brother Garrett, who became an Eagle in 2007; father Gary, who became an Eagle in 1972; and uncle Darrell, who became an Eagle in 1967.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 1:29PM
Senior attack Ryan Perez led the scoring for North Kitsap, contributing 3 goals and 1 assist. Senior midfielder Nick Stevens contributed 1 goal and snagged 10 ground balls.
- Mar 18, 2012 at 7:29PM
Irene Carper was reelected to Council Position No. 1, receiving 187 votes to challenger Bennie Armstrong’s 139. Bardow Lewis was reelected to Council Position No. 2, receiving 123 votes to Nigel Lawrence’s 94, Lois Sullivan’s 75, and Bill Stroud’s 38. Luther “Jay” Mills Jr. ran unopposed for Council Position No. 3.
- Mar 19, 2012 at 7:38AM
The North Kitsap School Board meets 6:30-8 p.m. in the district office board room, 18360 Caldart Ave. NE in Poulsbo, will “immediately move into Executive Session to further consider the qualifications of applicants for the position of Superintendent,” according to the agenda, and then will return to open session “and may consider action to offer the position of Superintendent.”
- Mar 19, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Mar 20, 2012 at 8:53AM
The North Kitsap School Board voted 4-1 Monday to offer the superintendent's position to Patrice Page, superintendent of the Coupeville School District.
- Mar 20, 2012 at 3:18PM
A man lost his temporary housing when a shed on a vacant lot was consumed by flames – thought to have been sparked by an unattended candle – Tuesday morning in the Gamblewood neighborhood between Kingston and Poulsbo.
- Mar 20, 2012 at 3:46PM
Three homes in Miller Bay Estates were the targets of graffiti — two of them with racial or obscene messages — which has left residents upset. The homes, located in the neighborhoods off Beachwood Avenue, were all apparently tagged with the same dark green spray paint, according to a report from the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department.
- Mar 21, 2012 at 5:15PM
Chris Tibbs and Linda Simpson announced on Thursday their candidacies for the Kitsap County Commission, districts 1 and 2. The announcements were made at the meeting of the Republican Party’s 23rd Legislative District Committee at the Silverdale Community Center. Tibbs, who is seeking the District 1 position, and Simpson each spoke for about five minutes about their candidacies.
- Mar 22, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Mar 24, 2012 at 8:03AM
Following a complaint by a former patient, Harrison Medical Center may soon lose its participation in the Medicare program. A letter dated March 15 to Harrison CEO Scott Bosch, states the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found the hospital failed to enforce policies to ensure compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act and failed to provide an appropriate medical screening examination.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 9:49AM
The Buccaneers track and field team won its first Olympic League meet of the season, defeating Port Angeles and Klahowya at home.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 10:27AM
Emilee Poffenroth scored eight goals to lead North Kitsap to its second win of the season with a 19-8 girls high school lacrosse victory over Bethel, Thursday at Strawberry Field in Poulsbo. North got out to a 12-4 start and systematically added seven more in the fourth to roll to the win.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 10:48AM
The team prepares for its first Olympic League game of the season March 29.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 4:25PM
Alice Shea, 91, a long-time Kingston resident, went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, March 15, 2012. Her family emigrated from Poland to Canada. She spent her young adult life in Vancouver. She was a cat lover, avid skier, ice skater, hiker, and loved to make rugs.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 4:31PM
Richard Elwood Anderson of Kingston died Feb. 15 at Hospice Care Center in Bremerton. He was 76. Born March 24, 1936 in Glasgow, Mont., to Carl and Ruth Anderson. Survived by wife, Lillian; daughters, Jill Middleton and Holly Wright, both of Kingston; brother, Alan Anderson of Quilcene; grandchildren, Jenna, Haley, Gavin, Jordan and Elijah. Preceded in death by his parents and sister, Janet Egan.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 4:34PM
Betty Tarbill died March 7 in Kingston. She was 86. Born to Von Valjean and Margaret (Fulton) Tarbill in Seattle on March 28, 1925. Married to James M. Grantham from 1943-1976 in Seattle and to Robert Bosanko from 1981-2003 in Kingston. Graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle in 1943. Seattle Schools food services supervisor for 27 years, commuted by ferry from Kingston 17 years, retired in 1987.