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Championing the need for Social Security | As It Turns Out

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 2:16PM

A study recently hit the headlines finding that nearly half of Americans die in poverty. This study, instead of concentrating on entering retirement, actually looked at retirement right up to its finale.

‘Pioneer families’ recognized by Kitsap Museum

  • Sep 4, 2012 at 9:00AM

The Kitsap County Historical Society will award five Kitsap families with the 2012 Kitsap Heritage Family Awards.

Eligible families can apply for free and reduced-price meal programs

  • Sep 4, 2012 at 11:15AM

Washington public schools provide free and reduced-price meals to all qualified students. The application process is confidential. The following nutrition programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

Reducing runoff, improving water quality subjects of North Kitsap meetings

  • Sep 4, 2012 at 3:07PM

Kitsap County is studying potential locations for rain gardens, bioretention swales and permeable pavement in Keyport, Indianola and Suquamish

Acute cocaine intoxication is factor in diver's death

  • Sep 4, 2012 at 5:02PM

The death of a Department of Natural Resources diver off the southern shore of Bainbridge Island was due to “salt water drowning,” with a contributing factor being “acute cocaine intoxication,” city of Bainbridge Island officials said Tuesday.

Firefighters host free 9/11 benefit breakfast

  • Sep 6, 2012 at 8:00AM

The commissioners, firefighters and staff of North Kitsap Fire & Rescue invite all to join them for their annual community breakfast from 7-10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11

'Tough-to-reach' brush fire scorches logged area near Kingston

  • Sep 6, 2012 at 2:40PM

A blaze, thought to have started at a makeshift campsite, destroyed a shack and charred as much as 3,000 square feet of recently-logged land on Wednesday evening.

White Horse clubhouse expects to open in spring

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 2:00PM

Dedicated Kitsap golfers aren’t letting the lack of swanky clubhouse facilities deter them from White Horse Golf Club. As the Suquamish Tribe-owned golf course builds a new clubhouse, play is up, according to Bruce Christy, general manager.

Prosecutor asks for less in 2013 budget request

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 3:56PM

Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge isn’t asking for anything extra for next year’s budget. In fact he’s asking for a little less.

First time at Buccaneer Field, Bainbridge crushes Kingston

  • Sep 8, 2012 at 11:52AM

The Spartans defeated the Buccaneers 43-6 in the non-league game.

Sunshine and music at Poulsbo Americana Music Festival | Slideshow

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 11:06AM

Molly Walmsley handled her rock debut with grace and humor Saturday. The 15-year-old Kingston High School sophomore followed veteran rock guitarist Glen Bui’s introduction with, “I’m just glad I didn’t trip in front of everybody,” a reference to her high wedges. Then, she and Magic Carpet Ride launched into Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Southern rock classic, “Simple Man.” The applause was among the most enthusiastic of the day.

Arrest in Indianola for reckless driving

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Sep 11, 2012 at 11:23AM

A 19-year-old East Bremerton man was arrested and released on suspicion of reckless driving and hit-and-run on Indianola Road Sept. 6.

Unattended Kingston death sparks rumors

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 3:21PM

Authorities say there is no evidence of foul play in the unattended death of a 46-year-old Kingston woman.

County budget crunching underway

  • Sep 13, 2012 at 10:58AM

Sheriff asks for 900K increase in 2013, auditor seeks $225,000 more

Commissioners vote yes on jail workers contract

  • Sep 13, 2012 at 11:00AM

More pay and better benefits for Corrections Guild

S’Klallam pole honors education advocate

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 5:04PM

Geneva Ives was the first Port Gamble S’Klallam person to graduate from a public high school. But that was only the start of her journey as an advocate for education.

Store bagger’s honesty is a ‘godsend,’ woman says

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 2:31PM

When Spencer Stokes walked outside the Kingston Albertsons Aug. 30 he noticed a misplaced shopping cart near the front doors. The 19-year-old courtesy clerk never expected the simple act of moving the cart to its proper place would affect someone’s lives.

What stinks? Your energy bill

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 10:42AM

The Puget Sound Energy bills now reaching more than 1.5 million homes and businesses through October include a scratch and sniff pamphlet to remind customers of the odorant used to help identify natural gas leaks.

Fire danger very high; all outdoor fires banned and caution urged

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 5:06PM

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal announced Friday that, because of elevated risk of local wildfires and stretched firefighting resources, the outdoor burning ban will be expanded to prohibit all outdoor fires, effective 12:01 a.m. Sept. 15.

Local firefighters battle Eastern Washington blazes

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Sep 20, 2012 at 2:09PM

UPDATE: Several wildfires continue to rage in Eastern Washington, and local firefighters are there helping to contain the fires.

Pope closes North Kitsap trails, citing fire risk

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 3:43PM

Olympic Resource Management, a Pope Resources company, has temporarily closed its North Kitsap trails, citing fire risk.

Buccaneers, Vikings football teams earn first wins of the season

  • Sep 17, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 2:58PM

The Kingston High School varsity football team's win may be more reflective of the season it will have.

Sheriff's Department: Keep an eye out for missing man, car

  • Sep 18, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 12:38PM

Cecil Socrates Mann, 77, was last known to be at his home on Harper Hill Road SE, South Kitsap, around 10 a.m. Sept. 15.

'She was an inspiration to a lot of people'

  • Sep 18, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 4:17PM

Memorial pole raised in honor of the late Port Gamble S'Klallam educator Geneva Ives

Man's car found in Quilcene; he's still missing

  • Sep 19, 2012 at 7:09AM

Kitsap County sheriff’s detectives have found the vehicle belonging to a South Kitsap man who has been missing since Saturday. The vehicle was unoccupied. Cecil Socrates Mann, 77, is still missing, spokesman Scott Wilson said.

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