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- Mar 15, 2013 at 9:41AM
Port Orchard’s protectiveness of its status as Kitsap County seat was the subject of a bill debated on the floor of the Washington State House of Representatives on Saturday, March 9.
- Feb 22, 2013 at 7:00AM updated Feb 26, 2013 at 4:21PM
Pope Resources’ final draft cleanup plan, submitted to Department of Ecology in October, is held up by Pope’s desire to not remove two docks until it receives approval for a new dock. According to Jon Rose, president of Olympic Property Group, Pope and Ecology have agreed to all other parts of the plan. He said Pope is afraid of losing its water access.
- Mar 20, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Mar 21, 2013 at 7:54PM
Bainbridge Island police are still investigating the accident that shut down the Agate Pass Bridge and brought island roads to a standstill.
- Feb 26, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Feb 27, 2013 at 10:19AM
Bainbridge Island was among the top three regions hit by a mail theft spree that is now a major crime case in Jefferson County.
- Feb 27, 2013 at 10:04AM
If this were a race, Mercedes handily outpaced Bentley. Bentley Cleaver, son of Brian and Sundaelee Cleaver of Poulsbo, was born a week late in May 2011. His sister, however, was born a week early. At home. At the top of the stairs.
- Feb 27, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Feb 28, 2013 at 11:49AM
The Suquamish Tribe had asked the state Committee on Geographic Names to change the name of Squamish Harbor, on the west shore of Hood Canal, to Suquamish Harbor, saying the name was misspelled. That proposal was supported by the committee and forwarded to the state Department of Natural Resources for final approval. But on Feb. 5, DNR deferred the decision after receiving a competing request from the Skokomish Nation. The Skokomish Nation has asked that the harbor’s name be changed to Do ho bud, a Twana word.
- Feb 27, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Feb 28, 2013 at 12:51PM
The Walker-Ames House and Port Gamble are settings for a supernatural horror film under production, “Squatter.” Red Field Media is based in Culver City, Calif. It is run by husband-and-wife filmmaking team David and Jerusha Kimberly Kiang; he has nine films to his credit, she has seven.
- Feb 28, 2013 at 5:46AM
A 25-year-old Bremerton man was taken to the hospital by paramedic unit after he swam to shore following an apparent boating mishap in Apple Tree Cove late Wednesday.
- Mar 22, 2013 at 9:00AM
The Central Stage Theatre Of County Kitsap — aka CSTOCK — presents William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” through March 24.
- Feb 28, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Mar 1, 2013 at 7:29AM
The North Kitsap School Board voted unanimously Thursday to close Breidablik Elementary School. At a special meeting a day earlier, board President Dan Weedin said, 'I’m sick to my stomach. This will bother me for a while.'
- Feb 28, 2013 at 6:20PM
Total student enrollment in the North Kitsap School District is expected to drop below 6,000 next year. The district expects to have a total of 5,916 students in 2013-14
- Mar 1, 2013 at 6:20AM
'Change can be difficult, especially for children. Children take their cues from the adults in their lives. Keeping a positive attitude and encouraging them to embrace the new opportunities that a different school environment brings will be important. On our website, a few links can assist in helping parents talk to their children about change.'
- Mar 1, 2013 at 6:26AM
There are currently more than 800 open elementary seats across seven elementary schools. Enrollment projections indicate that excess seat capacity may reach more than 1,000 seats in the next three years.
- Mar 1, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Mar 2, 2013 at 7:10AM
The clock continued to tick Thursday toward a deadline for Pope Resources to agree to a final cleanup plan with the state Department of Ecology.
- Mar 23, 2013 at 9:00AM
William Shakespeare’s “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” a comedy dealing with friendship, love and infidelity, continues through April 7 at Western Washington Center for the Arts.
- Mar 1, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Mar 6, 2013 at 9:33AM
An 8-year-old Poulsbo girl being treated for a rare cancer will soon get a big boost from rock ’n’ roll. Magic Carpet Ride, comprised of former members of Steppenwolf, will perform a benefit concert for Carmen Garringer on March 9, 8 p.m., at Envy Bar and Grill, 19559 Viking Ave., Poulsbo.
- Mar 1, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Mar 2, 2013 at 7:47AM
It doesn't seem to matter that the fundraising goal for Ian Gunnell was met Feb. 14, because support from the community just keeps on coming. On Valentine's Day "we exceeded the goal," said Melisa Holmes, fundraising coordinator and Gunnell family friend. "We were feeling the love."
- Mar 1, 2013 at 4:03PM
About 2:30 p.m., a parent reported to the office staff he or she saw a man sitting in a car at the end of the school's driveway, possibly with a gun in the car. The school immediately went into lockdown and called 9-1-1.
- Mar 4, 2013 at 12:01PM
The awards ceremony will be 4:30 p.m. to about 5:30 p.m. in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers.
- Mar 4, 2013 at 11:22AM
Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Bremerton) renewed his call for bipartisan compromise as the Obama Administration released a new report detailing the harm that upcoming across the board cuts would create in Washington State.
- Mar 7, 2013 at 5:43AM
Gathering in his memory at Driftwood Key Clubhouse on March 8, noon to 2 p.m., Hansville. All are welcome.
- Mar 8, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Mar 9, 2013 at 7:37AM
As a young child, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighter Jasper Stenstrom suffered some irregularities with his blood cells.
- Mar 11, 2013 at 8:29PM
The hunt continued in the Northwest Monday for a man suspected of killing his grandparents in Renton. Law enforcement officials say the suspect is "an extreme danger."
- Mar 12, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 3:01PM
When the occupants of a rental home on Lacey Street lifted a garage door to discover a fire, they quickly closed the door to contain the blaze and called 911.
- Apr 4, 2013 at 12:08PM
Kitsap County Commissioners aren’t ready yet to support a .01 percent sales tax increase to fund more mental health services in the county. But they aren’t walking away from the idea.