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Heater sparked travel trailer blaze

  • Dec 29, 2011 at 3:52PM

Pet cat killed, no injuries to civilians or firefighters.

NKF&R wages capped for next three years

  • Dec 29, 2011 at 4:54PM

In their final meeting of 2011, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue commissioners Tuesday night signed contracts with employee groups that cap wage increases at 0 percent for the next three years. The contract sealed the latest in a series of cost-saving measures to help the district maintain levels of service as property tax revenues – about 90 percent of fire district funding – continue to drop.

Looking back at 2011 in sports

  • Dec 31, 2011 at 6:00AM

Team's from Kingston and North Kitsap high schools continued to raise standards and make history at their schools in 2011.

No spill from grounded tugboat in Kingston

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 12:02PM

A tugboat that ran aground around 9 p.m. Thursday night in Kingston's Apple Tree Cove was refloated and escorted to Port Townsend for inspection, but lost power again at 9:45 a.m. today.

Going out on New Year’s? Don’t drive drunk

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 3:39PM

Officers from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s and Poulsbo Police departments made about 140 DUI arrests in the area in 2011. Cab companies around North Kitsap implore celebrants to get a safe ride home New Year’s Eve — either with them, or by designating a sober driver.

Ferries switch to winter schedule on Sunday

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 3:34PM

Washington state ferries will begin operating on their Winter 2012 schedule on Sunday.

The Zone Sportsplex will close on Jan. 15

  • 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.

Injury crash was 56th on Hansville Road since 2005

  • 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.

Pet owner believes dog's death is suspicious

  • 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.

Sequim Wolves fall to undefeated Kingston Buccaneers

  • 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.

Kitsap Co. Superior Court Judge Theodore Spearman dies

  • 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.

Kingston High School prep sports lead competitions in first week of January

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 12:17PM

A summary of prep sports Jan. 2-5 from teams in the North Kitsap School District.

Two burglary suspects sought; flee house when resident arrives

  • 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.

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.

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