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Fire danger is high; outdoor burn ban begins on Saturday

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 11:53AM

Local fire danger is increasing dramatically under the current hot and dry conditions which are projected to intensify over the weekend. Officials are imposing the ban in an effort to limit the most common cause of wildfires – outdoor burning – and urge the public to exercise extreme caution with all ignition sources.

Driver killed when SUV leaves road, crashes on Little Boston Road

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 1:00PM updated at 5:20PM

The driver of an SUV was killed Friday morning when his vehicle left a section of Little Boston Road near Hood Canal Drive and crashed into some trees. The driver's identity was not released by authorities Friday. Kitsap County Sheriff’s traffic deputies are investigating the crash at the request of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Department of Public Safety.

Two more drug suspects arrested; had been sought since April

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 5:07PM

Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with a multi-agency drug investigation in Kingston. Puma Miller, 32, was arrested Aug. 20 during a traffic stop in Mason County. Kelly Mitchell, 27, was arrested Aug. 22 in Pierce County. They are awaiting trial, said Sgt. James Mjor of the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team, or WestNET.

Lawyer, author Drew Hansen is top choice for appointment to state House

  • Sep 12, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Sep 13, 2011 at 9:16AM

Lawyer Drew Hansen of Bainbridge Island was the top choice of Democratic Party precinct committee officers for appointment to the 23rd District state House seat, Sunday. Legislative aide Holly Mortlock placed second, Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern placed third. There were six applicants for appointment.

Van drives off Bond Road Monday afternoon

  • Sep 12, 2011 at 5:18PM

Traffic at the intersection of Bond Road and Highway 305 slowed because of single-vehicle crash.

‘He was part of the sky’: 150 attend skydive in memory of Zachary Fogle

  • Sep 16, 2011 at 8:00AM updated at 11:57AM

With 150 friends and family members quietly looking upward into a warm, cloudless sky Saturday, 11 skydivers jumped in memory of Zachary Victor Fogle during an evening memorial service at Skydive Kapowsin, near Shelton.

County Commission candidates Gelder and Tibbs: Where they stand | Election 2011

  • Sep 16, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 11:56AM

County Commission candidate Rob Gelder is endorsed by the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County’s Affordable Housing Council. Candidate Chris Tibbs is endorsed by the Kitsap County Association of Realtors. They served together on the county Citizens Budget Committee. Both believe charter government may be in the county’s future. Both believe county government must prioritize its services, but their paths diverge on what those priorities should be.

Sports update | Vikings shutout North Mason

  • Sep 19, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Sep 20, 2011 at 9:21AM

Kingston Buccaneers keep Olympic to one touchdown.

Sports update | Kingston Buccaneers lose to Vikings on home court

  • Sep 20, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 11:13AM

Kingston doubles teams put up a fight, while North Kitsap singles players shutout all three opponents.

S'Klallam represented at Elwha Dam removal celebration | Scene & Heard

  • Sep 20, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 2:32PM

Port Gamble S'Klallam was represented at the celebration of the beginning of demolition of two dams on the Elwha River, Sept. 17 at Lower Elwha Klallam. Port Gamble S'Klallam Councilwoman Francine Swift was among visiting tribal officials from the Northwest. Each were recognized and each were gifted a beaded necklace with copper salmon pendant. Port Gamble S'Klallam's Joe and Laura Price offered songs. Port Gamble S'Klallam Warrior Skyler Fulton and Sr. Princess Miranda Smith were introduced.

Jogger hit by car on Bond Avenue near Minder Road, airlifted with head and leg injuries

  • Sep 21, 2011 at 9:35AM

A Kingston man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with head and left-leg injuries Wednesday morning after being hit by a car on Bond Avenue near Minder Road. Robert John Haynes, 56, was jogging northbound — toward Kingston — on the northbound shoulder shortly before 7 a.m. At the intersection of Bond and Minder, he attempted to cross the highway and was hit by the vehicle, which was driving in the northbound lane.

Sports update | North Kitsap girls swim team outscores Kingston

  • Sep 21, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 1:21PM

Kingston volleyball losses to Port Angeles. North Kitsap volleyball defeats Port Townsend.

Tapping into our timber roots: Old Mill Days is Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 23, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Sep 30, 2011 at 3:13PM

If you enjoy carrying heavy logs on your shoulders, or excel at tossing eight-foot-long logs like javelins, Old Mill Days in Port Gamble is your time to shine. Among other timber-themed competitions during the three-day festival next weekend is the first annual search for the Kitsap Toughest Timberman.

Kingston port officials will discuss ORCA cards, SoundRunner subsidy on Monday

  • Sep 22, 2011 at 9:00AM updated Sep 23, 2011 at 12:02PM

With the help of some federal funding, the SoundRunner ferry system may be offering ORCA cards by November. The Port of Kingston commission will be meeting Monday to formally accept the SoundRunner into the ORCA system, as an affiliate of Kitsap Transit. General manager Meisha Rouser said SoundRunner will be using some of the $764,000 in federal funding they received in August to pay for the $67,590 in software equipment, participation fee and shared costs with Kitsap Transit.

Point No Point beach rescuers receive Coast Guard awards

  • Sep 22, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Sep 23, 2011 at 3:28PM

The Coast Guard presented the Silver Life Saving Medal to Petty Officer 1st Class Justin L. Heacox and a Certificate of Valor to Barney McGinley for their heroic effort that saved two lives off of Point No Point State Park July 26, 2010.

One person airlifted to Harborview after morning crash; traffic is detoured on Hansville Road

  • Sep 23, 2011 at 11:27AM

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after a collision with a car Friday morning. Hansville Road is blocked off from 288th Street to Albertsons while the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office investigates the crash.

Rolfes named to education, environment, transportation committees

  • Sep 23, 2011 at 2:09PM

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, will serve as vice-chairwoman of the state Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education and Environment, Water & Energy committees, as well as represent the 23rd District on the important Transportation Committee.

Recall issued for oysters harvested from Hood Canal

  • Sep 23, 2011 at 2:13PM

Distributors, retailers, restaurants, and consumers have been advised not to eat, sell, or ship oysters harvested between Aug. 30 and Sept. 19 from Washington’s Hood Canal growing area No. 4. The state Department of Health made the recommendations, including contacting people who bought the oysters over the Internet, as part of a recall of oysters in the shell harvested in that growing area between those dates.

Motorcyclist dies from injuries in Hansville Road collision

  • Sep 24, 2011 at 1:54PM

A 21-year-old motorcyclist died from injuries sustained when his motorcycle collided with a Jeep Cherokee at Hansville Road and Three Berry Lane, Friday morning. The motorcyclist was airlifted from Wolfle Elementary School to Harborview Medical Center where he later died. The driver of the Jeep was arrested for an unrelated reason -- an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license. Sheriff’s Deputy Ken Dickinson said the collision is still under investigation, but it appeared the Jeep driver had failed to yield the right of way.

It's homecoming week at Kingston High School

  • Sep 26, 2011 at 9:11AM

Celebration begins Monday with powderpuff football game, concludes Friday with Bucs vs. Klahowya Eagles

SoundRunner must increase commuter ridership by mid-December; program manager resigns

  • Sep 27, 2011 at 10:00AM updated Sep 30, 2011 at 9:53AM

Kingston port commissioners heard more than a dozen resident comments at Monday night’s meeting, the majority calling for the commission not to give up on the SoundRunner passenger ferry after only a few months. While many said they understood money is tight, the service is desired and needs more time to be evaluated after the ORCA card is available for riders. Manager Meisha Rouser announced her resignation over 'lack of support'

Firefighter injured, three pets killed in Hood Canal house blaze

  • Sep 27, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Oct 3, 2011 at 8:49AM

UPDATED A firefighter was injured while assisting in a residential house fire on Beach Drive near Hood Canal Bridge Tuesday.

Elliott, Kirschner differ on subtleties | Port of Kingston Commission

  • Sep 30, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 3:15PM

Walt Elliott and Jerry Kirschner are running against each other for Kingston Port Commission. But they have a lot more in common than not.

Treasurer resigns from Kitsap 9/11 Memorial Committee, says spending a problem

  • Sep 30, 2011 at 10:58AM

Cheryl Stauff is not opposed to having a 9/11 memorial at Evergreen Park in Bremerton, but she does oppose the methods of the committee seeking to build it.

Search under way for missing Hansville woman

  • Oct 1, 2011 at 9:31AM

A ground area search was under way Saturday in and around the Driftwood Keys neighborhood in North Kitsap for a Hansville woman who was reported missing from a private residence Friday.

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