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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 rwalker@northkitsapherald.com, 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 rwalker@northkitsapherald.com, 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.

Reader photos: Michele Laboda

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 11:10AM

Michele Laboda, public information officer of North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, took this photo of Station 85 Wednesday morning. How are you spending this snow day? Send snow pictures and videos to rwalker@northkitsapherald.com, or post to our Facebook page.

Worst part of storm has passed, but caution is still the rule

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 12:31PM

The significant part of the storm has passed over us, according to the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management, but there are still considerations regarding travel. Snow is tapering off. Temperatures will remain at or below freezing. A second weaker system will arrive Thursday bringing a snow/rain mix with a freezing rain threat.

Reader photos: Chelsea Swanson Tate of Kingston

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 1:35PM

Chelsea Swanson Tate of Kingston submitted these photos of “Snow Angels, Sledding, and Igloos!,” taken Wednesday in Gamblewood. “Five inches of snow,” Tate reported. That’s Isaac and Kiarra Tate in the photos.

Reader photos: 'Love2Sightsee' of Kingston

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 2:38PM

love2sightsee@gmail.com snapped this playful photo in Kingston Wednesday afternoon. "Caught a couple ladies snowshoeing down by the ferry terminal," the photographer emailed.

Thursday: Snow-related closures, cancellations in North Kitsap

  • Jan 18, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Jan 19, 2012 at 7:10PM

This is a list of snow-related closures in North Kitsap. The list will be updated through the day.

County warns: Watch for icy roads, and don't drive if you don't have to

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 7:05AM

The worst of the snow storm has passed, but challenges – particularly icy roads – await. So what can we expect in the next couple of days? Here’s what the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management reports Thursday morning.

Gregoire proclaims winter storm emergency

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 11:47AM

A storm emergency was issued by Gov. Chris Gregoire Thursday that will allow the activation of the Washington National Guard if needed.

Friday: Snow-related closures, cancellations in North Kitsap

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Jan 20, 2012 at 8:34AM

This is a list of snow-related closures in North Kitsap. The list will be updated through the day.

Flood watch issued for North Kitsap; PSE warns of possible power outages | Slideshow

  • Jan 19, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Jan 21, 2012 at 7:38AM

Some seven days of rain are coming, turning the week's snowfall into snowmelt. And that's led the National Weather Service to issue a Flood Watch advisory for North Kitsap.

Goodbye, snow; hello, rain and wind

  • Jan 21, 2012 at 7:12AM

Roads are clearing and life returns to normal, but weather advisories warn of new hazards

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