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Two teens plead guilty in pranking case; hearings scheduled for four adults

  • Nov 16, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Nov 20, 2011 at 7:38AM

Two teen boys each received a year of probation and 116 hours of community service for their part in a night of pranking that included two drive-by shootings with Airsoft rifles in Poulsbo and two fast-food thefts in Silverdale. The teens pleaded guilty in Kitsap County Superior Court and were sentenced Oct. 6. They were each charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of third-degree theft.

Coast Salish music, storytelling shared at Port Gamble S'Klallam | Video

  • Nov 17, 2011 at 3:18PM

Che oke’ten, a member of the Saanich First Nation on Vancouver Island, gave a free performance sponsored by the Kitsap Regional Library events program.

Snow possible in lowlands; county expects icy roads in morning

  • Nov 17, 2011 at 4:52PM

The National Weather Service has issued an advisory that includes the possibility of snow showers across the lowlands of Western Washington late tonight through Saturday. Accumulations are not likely in Kitsap County, but conditions change and there is the potential. Cooler temperatures are expected across the area through this weekend. As a result, wet roadways may ice up tonight and will likely ice up Saturday morning, the county Department of Emergency Management reports.

Severe-weather shelter will open Friday in Bremerton

  • Nov 17, 2011 at 4:55PM

Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan because of impending freezing weather conditions.

Kitsap man conquers the ‘Sounder Pounder’

  • Nov 18, 2011 at 12:09PM

Twelve photos are pinned to a cork board inside the bathroom of The Flying Pickle. The board, dubbed “Wall of Shame,” captures the final moments of those who failed to finish the Sounder Pounder Challenge offered at the newly established restaurant.

KHS: 5 State wrestlers return

  • Nov 24, 2011 at 9:00AM

Jack Welker got his first taste of State competition during the 2010-11 wrestling season. The heavyweight wrestler from Kingston High School won one of three of his matches at the 2011 Mat Classic XXIII by pinning Evan Earnest in the consolation finals in 1 minute 51 seconds. Needless to say, Welker is ready for more.

Kingston Port finalizes budget; SoundRunner subsidy will continue through 2012

  • Nov 25, 2011 at 1:00PM

After a tumultuous restart to the Port of Kingston’s passenger ferry, SoundRunner, commissioners are still willing to subsidize the service next year.

A letter to a thief: A message about redemption

  • Nov 28, 2011 at 2:18PM

You will read this and recognize yourself. And you will lie in your bed at night and think of all the pain and loss you have caused others and that others have caused you. You will acknowledge that everyone makes mistakes. It happens. You will know that for the world to change, it must begin firmly with each one of us. We must each tend our own garden, making it a place of fullness and thriving, a source of generosity and abundance, because those who take have not yet realized that the path to healing their deep emptiness is to give.

Science lab brings four-year degree studies to Little Boston

  • Nov 29, 2011 at 12:25PM

It may soon be possible to earn a four-year degree in environmental science in Little Boston. A grand opening celebration for the new Northwest Indian College Port Gamble S’Klallam science laboratory classroom will be held Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon. The lab is located in S’Klallam’s House of Knowledge and Education Center. The event is free and open to the public, and will include an opening ceremony and blessing of the lab by Gen Jones, a S’Klallam elder, followed by an interactive sharing of biology lab student projects and complimentary coffee and pastries.

Severe Weather Shelter will be open Wednesday, Thursday

  • Nov 29, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 2:46PM

Because of expected freezing-weather conditions, Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan. The emergency shelter will open Wednesday and Thursday night (Nov. 30 and Dec. 1). Hours of operation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 9 p.m.

American Red Cross is looking for heroes from Kitsap County

  • Nov 29, 2011 at 5:39PM

The Kitsap County chapter of the American Red Cross is looking for ordinary individuals who have performed extraordinary deeds. Do you know someone who used CPR to save a life, or pulled a person from a burning building, or raised money to help someone in need? On March 1, the Red Cross will present awards to local heroes in Kitsap and North Mason counties.

Swift will represent Port Gamble S'Klallam at White House conference

  • Nov 30, 2011 at 6:00AM updated at 10:10AM

Francine Swift will represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe at the third White House Tribal Nations Conference, Dec. 2 at the U.S. Department of the Interior. For the third year in a row, President Obama is hosting a gathering of Native leaders in the nation’s capital to address the concerns of America’s First Peoples. Swift, a Port Gamble S’Klallam council member, will be one of 565 Native leaders at the conference.

Buccaneers lose by four in first game of the 11-12 season

  • Nov 30, 2011 at 11:00AM

Up until the final seconds of Tuesday's game, the Kingston High School Buccaneers threatened to defeat the Bainbridge High School Spartans for a second year in a row.

Citizen Point No Point rescuers recognized by firefighters

  • Nov 30, 2011 at 1:51PM

Fire commissioners from North Kitsap Fire & Rescue started their regular meeting Nov. 28 with a brief ceremony of gratitude and recognition. Josh Sluys of Kingston and Rod Jensen of Poulsbo brought five teens back to shore after their makeshift raft broke apart in the strong currents and frigid waters off of Point No Point last July.

Skip George, S'Klallam historian and spiritual leader | Passages

  • Nov 30, 2011 at 4:57PM

Visitation is Monday at noon, followed by the service at 1 p.m., both in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Gym. Interment will follow in the tribal cemetery.

Kingston Buccaneers may still be team to beat

  • Dec 1, 2011 at 9:00PM

To compare the 2011-12 Kingston Buccaneers varsity basketball team to the 2010-11 team would be unfair. Like all public school sports teams, players come and go. Each year is different.

Kingston girls basketball is switching it up

  • Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00PM

Like its North Kitsap rivals, the Kingston Buccaneers girls basketball team is not tall. In fact, the tallest players are about 5-foot-5. This has forced the team to take on a different game strategy for the 2011-12 season.

Evolution of an artist: S’Klallam carver Jimmy Price is exploring new ways of artistic expression

  • Dec 2, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Dec 5, 2011 at 9:22AM

Native art represents a tie to the land, to the environment, to ancestry. Artists in different regions have numerous ways to express themselves — in symbols, shapes and medium. Totem poles are common in the Pacific Northwest, as are drums, paddles, plaques and rattles. And now, shoes.

Olsen: Sewer district race was warm-up to 2012 campaign

  • Dec 2, 2011 at 4:00PM

James Olsen says his unsuccessful campaign for Kitsap County Sewer District 7 on Bainbridge Island has not derailed his campaign for 23rd District state House of Representatives in 2012.

Port Orchard man struck by SUV, killed; Kingston driver not at fault

  • Dec 3, 2011 at 7:31AM

A Kingston man’s vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Port Orchard at about 6 p.m. Friday, Washington State Patrol reported. The vehicle, a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, was traveling eastbound on State Route 160 approaching Locker Road. Shain West, 31, of Port Orchard was on the north side of State Route 160 and attempted to cross the roadway to his residence when he was struck. West was wearing dark clothing, State Patrol said in an incident report. The driver was not at fault, State Patrol reported.

Corps’ permit program threatens salmon habitat | Being Frank

  • Dec 7, 2011 at 9:19AM

Salmon are on the same downward trend as the amount and quality of their habitat, and until we turn that around, there’s little hope for their recovery. The tribes believe the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ streamlined nationwide permit system for bulkhead construction and other shoreline changes is making it too easy to damage and destroy important nearshore salmon habitat in western Washington. We think a change is needed.

Bremerton brushes past North Kitsap boys on the court | Sports update

  • Dec 7, 2011 at 11:33AM

North Kitsap girls, Kingston High School basketball teams end Tuesday night with wins

Man reportedly fired at police during warrant arrest; two people still in house

  • Dec 8, 2011 at 3:00PM updated at 5:13PM

A man was shot Thursday by tribal police after he allegedly fired a gun at officers serving a felony warrant issued by Port Gamble S'Klallam tribal court. Sheriff’s spokesman Scott Wilson said Port Gamble S'Klallam police officers, assisted by Suquamish police officers and sheriff’s officers, arrived at the house on Second Avenue in Suquamish shortly before 3 p.m. to serve the warrant. After entering the house, a man was being taken into custody when another person, seated, reached for a concealed weapon and fired, according to Wilson's report. Officers returned fire, and the shooter is believed to have been shot.

Shooter killed in Suquamish house; another man arrested on unrelated warrant

  • Dec 8, 2011 at 6:00PM updated at 8:32PM

The standoff on Second Street in Suquamish ended at 4:46 p.m., when the subject of a felony warrant issued by Port Gamble S'Klallam court walked out of the house and surrendered. Inside the house, on the living room floor, was the body of another man, shot by police after he allegedly pulled a gun and opened fire two hours earlier when they attempted to serve the warrant on the other man.

More details released regarding fatal shooting in Suquamish

  • Dec 9, 2011 at 3:00AM updated at 9:11AM

Sheriff’s spokesman Scott Wilson released the following information shortly before 1 a.m. Friday about the fatal shooting in Suquamish, as the investigation into the incident continues. No law enforcement officers were injured during the exchange of gunfire.

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