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Adult suspect in Airsoft shooting gets community service, fines in diversion agreement

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 5:08PM

A suspect in a night of pranks that left two people with bruises from Airsoft pellets has reached a pre-trial agreement with Kitsap County District Court. Dec. 30, George C. Hill III will serve 200 hours of community service, pay financial penalties and restitution, and agrees to remain law-abiding for five years in a diversion agreement reached with the Prosecuting Attorney's office. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Barbara Dennis said the diversion agreement is a contract between the defense and the prosecutor’s office.

S'Klallam Singers help dedicate new state ferry Kennewick

  • Jan 6, 2012 at 10:43AM

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Singers are helping to dedicate the new Washington state ferry Friday (today), 11 a.m., at the Port Townsend ferry terminal. Three S'Klallam bands will be represented: Lower Elwha, Jamestown, and Port Gamble.

Apple, tribal education leaders discuss new technology uses

  • Jan 6, 2012 at 1:08PM

Among the presenters was a representative from Apple, who shared the opportunities available for tribes to get in on the technology game. Renee Radcliff Sinclair, of Strategic Initiatives in Lynnwood, told tribal leaders about a recently produced Cherokee language application for Apple products. "How can we help your children tell the story of your culture?" Sinclair said of the app's use.

Dog’s death holds lesson for pet owners

  • 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.

Michaela Meeker crowned Miss Poulsbo

  • 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

Discover Pass expansion gets Senate committee nod

  • 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.

Ferry system to upgrade, expand reservation system starting this summer 

  • 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.

Suquamish shooting investigation complete, now in prosecuting attorney's hands

  • 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.

Kingston schools back to normal operation after lockdown

  • 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."

North Kitsap girls fall two games behind Bremerton after Tuesday's loss

  • Jan 11, 2012 at 12:21PM

The Kingston High School girls basketball team stands on top of the Olympic League after victory over Olympic.

Ready for snow? Here's what you need to know

  • 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.

Closing an elementary school is a possibility in the North Kitsap School District

  • 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.

Kingston man gets community service for Airsoft shooting

  • 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.

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day; government offices, schools closed

  • 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.

Area is under winter storm watch; significant snowfall expected beginning Tuesday

  • 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.

Pay attention to that snow on your roof

  • 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

Are you prepared for winter driving? 10 winter driving essentials

  • 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.

Severe-weather shelter will remain open

  • 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.

North Kitsap basketball teams struggle against Kingston

  • Jan 17, 2012 at 5:32PM

Results from weekend prep sporting events (Jan. 13 - 16)

Snow update: Limited route service Wednesday for Kitsap Transit

  • 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.

Wednesday: Snow-related closures, cancellations in North Kitsap

  • 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.

Reader photos: Kari Pelaez Golden of Kingston

  • 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, or post to our Facebook page.

Reader photos: Kristin Butler Astle of Kingston

  • 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."

Reader photos: Jessica Schmidt of Kingston

  • 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, or post to our Facebook page.

Reader photos: Nancy Tietje

  • 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.

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