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Sheriff deputies seeking info after series of shattered car windows

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jun 27, 2012 at 9:48PM

In various neighborhoods around Kingston, Indianola and Suquamish, officers have identified 21 incidents of vehicle windows being shattered

State Patrol K-9 will sniff out your fireworks on state ferries

  • Jun 27, 2012 at 9:28AM

Traveling with fireworks for July 4 celebrations? Make sure they're accessible for Washington State Patrol officers to examine.

Woman's car goes into Liberty Bay; driver uninjured

  • Jun 28, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Jun 29, 2012 at 10:23AM

An 80-year-old Bainbridge Island woman drove her car into Liberty Bay off Lemolo Drive, but was able to walk away.

Fireworks lacked proper storage

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 8:00AM

If the owner of Belfair Truck and Auto Wrecking had had all the necessary permits to store Aurora Fireworks’ supply, the bullet that detonated $50,000 worth of fireworks may have never happened.

Smoke, but no fire, aboard passenger-only ferry

  • Jul 2, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 4:44PM

UPDATE: Smoke, which turned out to be the result of a generator problem, aboard the SoundRunner’s 65-foot Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry may cause problems for Poulsbo's 3rd of July run.

Two fireworks-related calls; woman injured on Kingston fireworks barge

  • Jul 5, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jul 6, 2012 at 2:04PM

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews responded to an average of about seven calls per day. In the period between 8 a.m. on July 4 and 8 a.m. on July 5, NKF&R firefighters answered 14 emergency calls, spokeswoman Michele Laboda reported. Only two calls involved fireworks.

SoundRunner is doing better, but still struggling

  • Jul 5, 2012 at 4:19PM

While the SoundRunner passenger ferry service is growing in ridership, buoying the Port of Kingston’s goal to continue the service, port commissioners will still need to allocate $90,000 to run the service through Sept. 30.

Restaurateur hopes to set unique record, raise money for uveitis research

  • Jul 5, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jul 6, 2012 at 7:46AM

At approximately 5 p.m. July 7 at Kola Kole Park, Ross McCurdy will throw a grape forward into the air, sprint and attempt to catch the grape in his mouth. McCurdy, owner of the Oak Table Cafe, will try to set a Guinness World Record for grape catching - greatest distance caught (self-thrown). But the main reason for the effort is to raise money for uveitis research.

Jones hired as superintendent in Napavine

  • Jul 6, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Jul 9, 2012 at 3:35PM

Dr. Richard Jones, whose tenure as superintendent of North Kitsap School District ended June 30, has a new job: superintendent of the Napavine School District. Napavine, a Class 2B district, has three schools and 779 students.

Parade candy thrower loses 40-year-old ring, offers reward for its return

  • Jul 9, 2012 at 10:49AM

Jan Zufelt of John L. Scott Real Estate was throwing candy in the Kingston Fourth of July Parade when she threw something she didn’t mean to. A ring her husband gave her 40 years ago came off her finger.

Port Gamble S’Klallam reservation grows by 390 acres

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 7:24PM

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is expanding its reservation by nearly 400 acres, after land acquired from DNR is approved for trust status.

Novick resigns from Kingston High School

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 2:47PM

The Kingston Buccaneers are out a head football coach. Dan Novick resigned from his positions at Kingston High School following an offer to become assistant principal at Ridgetop Junior High in the Central Kitsap School District.

Record set and $2,000 raised for uveitis research

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jul 11, 2012 at 7:16AM

Ross McCurdy may have set a new world record for the longest self-thrown grape catch July 7. The record awaits verification by Guinness World Records. One thing is for sure, though — McCurdy’s effort raised $2,000 for uveitis research.

Man injured by homemade explosive device

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:47AM

A North Kitsap man was injured and taken to a local hospital when a homemade explosive device malfunctioned Wednesday afternoon.

Retiring history museum director's Kitsap County roots run deep

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 1:27PM

Carolyn Ferguson Neal, who retired June 30 as executive director of the Kitsap County Historical Society's Museum in Bremerton, has deep roots in Kitsap County. Neal's great-grandparents homesteaded in Breidablick in North Kitsap in the 1880s and her parents moved to Bremerton during World War II.

Andrews’s paintings find a home at ChocMo

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 1:00PM

Thirty-nine years of painting currently hangs inside ChocMo. It’s that same 39 years that have led to James Andrews’s first art show. On July 19 from 7-9 p.m. at ChocMo, Andrews will present his paintings to the public.

Shellfish harvesting closed in parts of county due to red tide

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 4:54PM

Marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, also known as PSP and red tide, have been detected in high levels in a shellfish sample from the eastern shore of Kitsap County, the Kitsap Public Health District reports.

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  • Jul 13, 2012 at 11:17AM

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Silverdale incorporation vote put on hold

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Jul 17, 2012 at 9:09AM

Plans to hold an August vote on the incorporation of Silverdale will now have wait until spring of 2013 or later.

'A Healthier Tomorrow,' a family health fair, July 28 at Raab Park

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jul 19, 2012 at 10:05AM

The fair is organized by Joanna Kirkwood, who is graduating with a degree in fashion marketing and management from Art Institute of Seattle. Sponsors include the Poulsbo Athletic Club; Maxx Nutrition; Think Thin, a maker of organic and low-carb foods; Popchips, a maker of health snack foods; and Franklin Chiropractic of Silverdale.

Circus Gatti visits Kitsap County Fairgrounds July 19

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jul 19, 2012 at 10:04AM

Circus Gatti puts on a three-ring show July 19, 2 and 7 p.m., at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in Bremerton. Tickets are available online. Circus Gatti is stopping in Bremerton after a two-day show in Olympia. Next stop: Creston, British Columbia.

Public forum Monday for 23rd District state representative candidates

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 4:17PM

Residents can meet and question the three candidates for 23rd District state representative, position 2, on Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Poulsbo City Hall. It’s the latest in a series of public forums hosted in various parts of the county by the League of Women Voters.

County moves to save millions in health care costs

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 12:57PM

Kitsap County is moving forward with plans to reign in the ever surging cost of employee health care and is looking to save millions of dollars.

Small business remains biggest talking point as elections near

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 1:01PM

Economists say Kitsap County is faring better than most, unemployment cut in half

Outdoor burning allowed in Kitsap County

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Aug 1, 2012 at 12:16PM

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal says outdoor burning remains permissible in Kitsap County, under the usual rules, despite recent notices in the media including Kitsap in a regional outdoor burn ban.

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