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- Jan 3, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jan 4, 2012 at 9:29AM
As of Jan. 15, The Zone Sportsplex will no longer exist. Sportsplex employee Josh Kostic confirmed Tuesday the business would close. He made no further comment. Calls to owner Brian Edgren have not been returned.
- Jan 3, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Mar 24, 2012 at 6:39AM
A vehicle collision on Hansville Road Dec. 30 raised the total number of injury collisions on that road to 56 in approximately a six-year period.
- Jan 4, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Jan 5, 2012 at 4:09PM
It wasn’t like Jake to be away from the house when they got home from work. It was after 6 p.m. Tuesday and it was dark. Kelly Moran and his wife looked for their Maltese on their property, tucked on a cul de sac that backs onto a forest above Indianola. They found Jake under the deck.
- Jan 4, 2012 at 11:05AM
The game against the Kingston High School Buccaneers boys basketball team was hard-fought. However, the Sequim Wolves were unable to issue the Bucs their first defeat in League play.
- Jan 4, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 5:30PM
Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Theodore Spearman died Tuesday night at the Seattle hospital where he had been treated for a brain aneurysm.
- Jan 5, 2012 at 12:17PM
A summary of prep sports Jan. 2-5 from teams in the North Kitsap School District.
- Jan 5, 2012 at 4:16PM
Two burglary suspects are still on the loose after a Hansville resident reported two men dashed from her home on Hood Canal Drive. The suspects are white males, each in their 20s, according to information provided by the Kitsap County Sheriff's office. At the time, the suspects were wearing mostly black, with black and white gloves. One had blue jeans, the other had black pants, according to a sheriff's report.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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."
- Jan 11, 2012 at 12:21PM
The Kingston High School girls basketball team stands on top of the Olympic League after victory over Olympic.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.