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- Jan 9, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Jan 10, 2012 at 7:13AM
Jake the Maltese’s mysterious death has been solved. And there’s an important lesson for pet owners. Dr. Kristin Mansfield, a veterinarian with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, says a coyote likely killed Jake because it saw the dog as a competitor, not as food.
- Jan 9, 2012 at 5:23PM
D’Anne Davidson, a 17-year-old junior at North Kitsap High School was named the first runner-up to Miss Poulsbo
- Jan 10, 2012 at 8:00AM
The state Senate Energy, Natural Resources and Marine Waters Committee on Jan. 9 voted unanimously to refer a bill to the Ways and Means Committee that would make the Discover Pass transferable between two vehicles.
- Jan 10, 2012 at 8:00AM
Washington State Ferries launches a new vehicle reservation system this June for the Port Townsend/Coupeville and Anacortes/Sidney, B.C. routes, as well as commercial routes in the San Juan Islands.
- Jan 10, 2012 at 6:55AM
The nearly month-long investigation is over. And now Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney Russell Hauge is reviewing the investigation report and will decide whether charges are warranted in the police shooting death of a Suquamish man.
- Jan 10, 2012 at 1:26PM
After multiple reports of gunshots heard in Kingston today, three schools in the North Kitsap School District were placed on temporary lockdown. Schools are now "operating as normal again."
- Jan 11, 2012 at 12:21PM
The Kingston High School girls basketball team stands on top of the Olympic League after victory over Olympic.
- Jan 12, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 8:05AM
A cold front and much colder air aloft will move into the region beginning late Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, bringing mountain snow to the Olympics and Cascades, and possibly lowland snow to Western Washington, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management reports.
- Jan 13, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 3:50PM
After years of rejecting the idea, the North Kitsap School Board is considering closing an elementary school. By the end of January, the North Kitsap School Board and district administrators plan to name a committee to discuss the possibilities of closing a school. The closure would be a measure to counteract declining enrollment and the reduction of state and federal money provided to the district.
- Jan 13, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 3:50PM
A Kingston man received 200 hours of community service for his role in an Airsoft shooting last year. George C. Hill III was charged with three counts of fourth-degree assault, one count of third-degree theft, and one count of third-degree attempted theft for some incidents that occurred June 15. In the diversion agreement with Kitsap County District Court Dec. 30, Hill agreed to community service as well as fines and restitution. The agreement is for five years.
- Jan 16, 2012 at 5:32AM
Monday is a federal and state holiday commemorating the birth of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Federal, state and local government offices are closed Monday; mail will not be delivered and schools are closed.
- Jan 16, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jan 17, 2012 at 9:26AM
OK, here’s a question that many North Kitsap students are asking about the week ahead: Sledding or studies? According to the National Weather Service, there may not be enough snowfall overnight to force a school closure or delayed start on Tuesday. So, studies it is. But the rest of the week? Here’s what the National Weather Service is forecasting.
- Jan 17, 2012 at 9:33AM
The above-average amount of snow for the region could lead to roof damage for properties not ready to hold large amounts of snow. Inspect your roof and prepare for large amounts of snow by using the following guidance offered by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
- Jan 17, 2012 at 10:19AM
Snow means it’s time to pack your winter driving kit. AAA Washington recommends making sure you pack these 10 essential items in your winter driving kit in case you encounter snow and ice.
- Jan 17, 2012 at 11:47AM
Because of anticipated freezing and snowy weather conditions, the Severe Weather Shelter will open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. The shelter will remain open Tuesday night until Friday morning, Jan. 20. Hours of operation are 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 9 p.m.
- Jan 17, 2012 at 5:32PM
Results from weekend prep sporting events (Jan. 13 - 16)
- Jan 17, 2012 at 9:23PM
Kitsap Transit is implementing a Limited Route System effective with the start of service Wednesday morning, because of unsafe road conditions that could result from snowfall late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 10:19AM
This is a list of snow-related closures in North Kitsap. The list will be updated through the day.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 10:04AM
Kari Pelaez Golden took this picture of her farm in Kingston Wednesday morning. How are you spending this snow day? Send snow pictures and videos to firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to our Facebook page.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 10:14AM
Kristin Butler Astle of Kingston took this photo Wednesday. "That big wall of gray behind our neighbor's? That would be the Puget Sound," she wrote. "View is from a beach north of Kingston. Cold, snowy, windy."
- Jan 18, 2012 at 10:27AM
Jessica Schmidt of Kingston took this photo of sledding action Wednesday morning. How are you spending this snow day? Send snow pictures and videos to email@example.com, or post to our Facebook page.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 10:35AM
Nancy Tietje of Kingston submitted this photo, taken Wednesday morning. "Grateful to enjoy the beauty while in a warm home ..." she wrote.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 11:10AM
Michele Laboda, public information officer of North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, took this photo of Station 85 Wednesday morning. How are you spending this snow day? Send snow pictures and videos to firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to our Facebook page.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 12:31PM
The significant part of the storm has passed over us, according to the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management, but there are still considerations regarding travel. Snow is tapering off. Temperatures will remain at or below freezing. A second weaker system will arrive Thursday bringing a snow/rain mix with a freezing rain threat.
- 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.