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Kayakers greet spawning salmon on annual tour

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 11:00AM

If you want to experience what life is like for salmon, try kayaking against the wind and current on Chico Creek.

Two dead, including Kingston woman, in separate car crashes in Kitsap County

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 5:15AM

Two people, including a Kingston woman, were killed in vehicle crashes in Kitsap County Thursday and Friday. The Washington State Patrol reported that Kristina B. Blow, 52, of Kingston was pronounced dead Friday at 3:33 p.m. at Tacoma General Hospital, almost four hours after her 1991 Chevy Blazer crashed on State Highway 16 six miles east of Port Orchard.

DelBene will likely take office Tuesday as Kitsap's representative in Congress

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 5:57AM

Suzan DelBene is expected to take office Tuesday as Kitsap County’s representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. DelBene won the special election Nov. 6 to succeed Jay Inslee, who resigned March 20 to run for governor. Inslee’s resignation left Kitsap without a congressional representative for almost eight months.

Kingston Middle School evacuated after fire, no injuries

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 10:56AM

A small fire broke out at Kingston Middle School Tuesday morning, but no injuries were reported and students were allowed back into part of the main building.

Harrison Medical Center buys land on Bainbridge Island for new 13,000-square foot facility

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 9:51AM

Harrison Medical Center has purchased land near Highway 305 and Madison Avenue/New Brooklyn Road with plans to put an urgent care clinic on the property.

Inslee vows to press Obama administration to support legalization of marijuana in Washington

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 12:25PM

Governor-elect Jay Inslee said his incoming administration will work to convince President Obama and the federal government to allow Washington state to implement a citizens' initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Three killed in head-on crash in Kingston

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 4:21PM

UPDATE: Three people — including a couple known for fostering children and helping people overcome addictions — died Nov. 14 in a two-car head-on collision on Highway 104 near Balmoral Place NE in Kingston.

Passerby helps extinguish vehicle fire, woman rescued from car

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 2:40PM

A passerby and State Patrol extinguished a vehicle fire that started after an SUV went off the road and rolled, trapping the driver inside

J’aime Les Crêpes: Best creperie in region

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Nov 21, 2012 at 10:21AM

Larry Thoreen wasn’t surprised when the results were announced that J’aime Les Crêpes was voted best creperie in the region.

Number of homes on market drops to ’06 levels

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Nov 21, 2012 at 10:21AM

The number of homes on the market in October fell to its lowest level since February 2006, according to statistics from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

Expect rain, and potential for flooding, this week

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 4:48PM

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for 11 counties, including Kitsap, until 5:30 p.m. Monday as moderate to heavy rain continues across the western Washington lowlands.

Following the weather | Storm updates

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 2:39PM

A running log of how the weather is impacting North Kitsap

Two injured in Highway 305 crash Monday

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 2:43PM

A two-car crash on Highway 305 in front of the Masi Shop and Shell gast station left one person with non-life threatening injuries Monday

Kingston Port says no to doughnut stand

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Nov 21, 2012 at 11:44AM

Bowing to pressure from downtown business merchants, the Port of Kingston Board of Commissioners voted on Monday to suspend current mobile vendor applications until the community at large has a wider economic development discussion.

The story of the Thanksgiving food basket | Editor's Notebook

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 2:37PM

As you know, a lot of people are having a tough time this year. Volunteers and staff members at Fishline and parishioners at St. Olaf’s Church are working hard to make sure those neighbors have what they need to feed their families at Thanksgiving. Those neighbors will pick up those neatly organized boxes this week. The generosity of each donor is clear in each box. But each box has a much bigger, more beautiful story to tell.

Let's continue to work for what is good for our bay | My View

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 10:20AM

It is now apparent that the Board of Commissioners has decided to exclude any project-specific wording describing the proposed Port Gamble development plans from the updated SMP. We applaud the commissioners for their willingness to listen to the citizens of Kitsap County.

Maurice M. Murray | Passages

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 11:43AM

Maurice M. Murray of Kingston passed away Nov. 10 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle after complications from open heart surgery. He was 79.

Think Small this Small Business Saturday

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 1:05PM

Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, is Nov. 24.

Ways to make a difference this holiday season

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Nov 23, 2012 at 1:12PM

Be a Santa to a child or a senior, send a shoebox of gifts, entertain at senior lunch

Service Dec. 1 for couple killed in car crash | Passages

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 3:22PM

A service is scheduled Dec. 1, noon, in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Gym for Marian Dean Sparks and Anthony Ambrose Adams Sr., who died in a two-car crash on Highway 104 near Balmoral Place NE. The driver of the other car also died.

Nature's fury followed by a wonder of nature

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 4:00PM updated at 6:05PM

The sight was like a reward for all of the trouble of the previous two days. After city Public Works crews cleared the culvert through which Dogfish Creek flows under 8th Avenue and Lincoln Road, crews saw two salmon swim by and spawn.

Man falls from boat while setting crabpots; neighbor helps him ashore

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:46AM

A man tumbled from his rowboat off Point No Point Friday afternoon while setting crabpots about 75 feet from shore. He was soon safely ashore, thanks to a life-jacket and a neighbor who came to his rescue.

Construction of skatepark in Little Boston could begin in spring

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Dec 3, 2012 at 10:52AM

On a webisode produced by the Sheckler Foundation, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe anthropologist Josh Wisniewski talks of looking out his office window daily and seeing young people riding skateboards, inline skates or bikes “with no real place to go to ride them and express themselves in their creativity.” That’s about to change.

Heronswood will host same-sex weddings Dec. 9

  • Nov 30, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Dec 3, 2012 at 4:43AM

Heronswood wants to help same-sex couples plant the seeds for a successful marriage. On Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m.—in celebration of Referendum 74 officially going into effect—the world-renowned botanical garden will open its gates for up to 20 same-sex couples looking to be among the first to tie the knot in Washington state.

Klallam people celebrate new dictionary

  • Nov 30, 2012 at 2:00PM

The hefty, 983-page book is important for the current generation, Laura Price told the crowd gathered Wednesday in the Port Gamble S’Klallam longhouse.

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