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Eroded slope under Indianola Road is repaired

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:51PM

Kitsap County Public Works has stabilized the slope that had eroded under a portion of the road near Evergreen Avenue on Jan. 11. According to Indianola Port Commissioner John Lane, both lanes were back open late Jan. 13.

NKEA president 'encouraged' by gov's funding request

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jan 16, 2014 at 2:24PM

Teachers at public schools and colleges have not received cost-of-living adjustments for the past five years. The suspension of salary cost-of-living adjustments put certified teachers and classified employees with a 16 percent loss of pay. "Educators have definitely been feeling the impact of not having a COLA for five years," North Kitsap Education Association Co-President Chris Fraser said. But educators and school districts may soon have some financial relief.

Duggal's future as a doctor will be decided by end of month

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 3:32PM

The commission suspended Duggal's license in April. The commission will make a final determination after the hearing — similar to a trial — Jan. 27-31 at the state Department of Health, 310 Israel Road SE, hearing room 139, Tumwater. The hearing is open to the public.

Bremerton, Port Angeles lead prep basketball | Sports standings

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:52PM

Standings for the Olympic League varsity basketball teams

Paying Uncle Sam can be fun, one couple says

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Feb 20, 2014 at 9:27AM

Nobody likes paying taxes. But if Tami and John Kelly have anything to say about it, doing taxes can be fun.

Stennis sailors give time to the central Kitsap Food Bank

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 12:00PM

Among the work was sorting and distributing food and filling shelves

Suquamish Elementary students honor MLK | Slideshow

  • Jan 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jan 20, 2014 at 9:24AM

Work done by students at Suquamish Elementary School to honor Martin Luther King Jr. culminated in an assembly Jan. 17 in the school gymnasium. Speeches were presented by students, along with a play/skit and a fifth-grade performance of Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday."

Miller Bay Estates family displaced by evening fire

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 8:50AM

Two adults and two children were staying with family members after their home suffered heavy damage in a fire late Jan. 18.

Two injured in crash on 104 and Hansville Road

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 8:39AM

Two adults have been transported to a local hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after an early morning crash on Highway 104 at Hansville Road near Kingston, Jan. 20.

CK students bring black history figures to life

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 4:59PM

In honor of Black History Month, students from across the Central Kitsap School District participated in an interactive “living” museum event this week.

Point No Point Resort buildings demolished; new boat launch in the works

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 23, 2014 at 11:37AM

The 3.47-acre resort is being cleared for a multi-million dollar project that is planned to transform the site into a new boat launch and parking lot.

Level 3 sex offender moving to Big Valley Road

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 10:43AM

A community meeting regarding a Level 3 sex offender who will live on Big Valley Road is scheduled for Feb. 6.

NK Schools Foundation awards nearly $40K to district

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 12:46PM

There's almost $40,000 extra heading to the North Kitsap School District Jan. 23.

Highway 305 traffic slowed by car crash

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 3:25PM

The collision occurred just before 3 p.m. Traffic in the northbound lane of the highway was being diverted through a residential road next to the crash.

YWCA seeks Women of Achievement nominees

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

The YWCA is looking for nominees for the Kitsap County’s Women of Achievement award.

Understanding why painful words are painful | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM

Poulsbo Elementary School Principal Claudia Alves has been placed on administrative leave after she used the N-word, not once, but several times — first, in a discussion with a student about how a word of concern to the student wasn’t as bad as the N-word; then in more than one discussion with the student’s parents, one of whom happens to be African-American.

William B. Richards | PASSAGES

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 10:30AM

William B. Richards died of a heart attack Jan. 9, 2014 at age 72 while working out on a rowing machine.

Tracyton Boulevard shut down due to overturned propane truck

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 10:05AM

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is on the scene of the accident.

New GMO-labeling bill fails to appease fish farms

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 1:54PM

Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that intends to label transgenic fish. Transgenic is a form of genetic engineering where the DNA is “spliced” to create more desirable traits. Although the new bill only addresses labeling and not the production of these fish, the industry opposes it.

Bill would limit some prisoners’ access to courts in certain civil cases

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 1:57PM

House Bill 2102 would require a criminal convicted of a serious violent offense to seek permission from the court before suing their victim or their victim’s family in civil court. The bill exempts lawsuits under statutes dealing with domestic relations, such as legal separation, domestic violence and child support.

Proposed bill would give social media users a digital eraser button

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 2:06PM

The proliferation of social networking sites and online media has created a flood of personal information in the marketplace. A proposed House bill would give users a right to have that information erased from the public eye.

State Parks hopes Discover Pass can close funding gap

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 2:22PM

With a budget shortfall as a result of reduced support from the state's general fund, Washington State Parks has had to cut back on maintenance and staff hours. But so far, no parks have been forced to close. Park officials are focusing on bringing in more revenue to fill the gap by promoting the Discover Pass program.

Expanded bleachers coming to Buc Field

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM

There won't be as many people forced to stand or find their own seating at Buc Field in the near future.

Port Gamble coffee stand closed after being knocked off of its foundation

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 11:15AM

Owner believes a large truck hit the business while performing a U-turn on Highway 104, Jan. 24.

Gordon PTA finances under review

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 3:14PM

A panel of PTA members conducted a review of Gordon Elementary PTA’s finances Jan. 17, after some discrepancies were alleged. Cindy Kleinfelter, Washington State PTA director for Region 1, said the review panel’s findings would be forwarded to the local PTA’s board of directors, which would decide the next course of action.

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