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- 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.
- Mar 23, 2012 at 4:47PM
While many of the nation’s larger Occupy movements have gone underground, locally the calls for social justice have not. North Kitsap 99% and Occupy Bremerton have teamed up to sponsor their first major event, the Kitsap 99% Spring Gathering at the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Center, March 24.
- Mar 24, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Mar 26, 2012 at 2:20PM
Harrison Medical Center is investigating allegations made by a Seattle couple that the medical center failed to identify their injuries from a vehicle collision and provide adequate care.
- Mar 27, 2012 at 12:52PM
The Buccaneers boys soccer team was forced to settle with a tie March 26, after North Mason's Colin Ralston scored three goals in the evening.
- Mar 28, 2012 at 4:28PM
Jennifer Forbes of Poulsbo, a judge pro tem in three municipal courts and District Court, announced her candidacy Wednesday for Kitsap County Superior Court. She is running for the position being vacated by Judge M. Karlynn Haberly, who announced her retirement Wednesday. Forbes has tallied nearly 1,000 hours of pro tem work in the past seven years. In addition, she was recently elected president of the Kitsap County Bar Association.
- Mar 29, 2012 at 8:56AM
Lawyer William C. Houser of Poulsbo announced his candidacy Wednesday for Kitsap County Superior Court. Houser is running for the position being vacated by Judge M. Karlynn Haberly, who is retiring.
- Mar 30, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 1:27PM
James Streun has been doing Native art since he was a child and he likes contributing to the perpetuation of his culture. A paddle he carved was displayed at The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at Evergreen State College. His work is about to get more exposure: The 15-year-old Kingston High School freshman belongs to a family of Port Gamble S'Klallam artists chosen to create artwork for the new Point Casino, under construction.
- Mar 29, 2012 at 3:13PM
The expected loss to the 2013 Kitsap County budget if Silverdale successfully incorporates by vote this summer is projected to be $3.5 million – the equivalent of 44 county jobs.
- Mar 30, 2012 at 11:47AM
The first Olympic League soccer game was a good one for the Kingston Buccaneers, especially for Nick Boles.
- Mar 30, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Mar 31, 2012 at 8:31AM
People from area tribes gathered for a Coastal Jam Friday night at Suquamish's House of Awakened Culture in Suquamish Village, sharing traditional songs and dances. The annual Suquamish Renewal Pow-Wow is Saturday, 1-9 p.m., in the House of Awakened Culture. The pow-wow is open to the public.
- Apr 2, 2012 at 11:16AM
Of the 33 boys teams and 27 girls teams that competed March 31 at the Kent-Meridian Invite, it was Kent and Auburn that outmatched the competition.
- Apr 2, 2012 at 3:54PM
Kelcee Chorba, an employee of Wendy's, must have been busy April 2. Not with orders, but greetings.
- Apr 3, 2012 at 5:56AM
Wanted: Someone to serve as member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Great pay and benefits. Length of employment: Two months. Gov. Chris Gregoire on Monday called for an election to fill the vacancy in the 1st Congressional District. The U.S. Constitution requires the governor to order an election to fill a vacancy during a congressional term. The position was vacated by Jay Inslee, who is running for governor.
- Apr 3, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Apr 4, 2012 at 6:47AM
Harrison Medical Center’s plan of correction has been accepted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The agency will make an unannounced visit to Harrison to ensure the medical center is complying with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act.
- Apr 4, 2012 at 8:49AM
One of the two final suspects in a multi-agency drug bust last year in Kingston has pleaded guilty to two counts of delivery of marijuana. Puma Miller, 32, is scheduled to be sentenced May 18, 9 a.m. in Kitsap County Superior Court. Kelly Mitchell, 27, is scheduled to go to trial May 8 on a charge of conspiracy to deliver.