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- Feb 28, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Mar 1, 2013 at 7:29AM
The North Kitsap School Board voted unanimously Thursday to close Breidablik Elementary School. At a special meeting a day earlier, board President Dan Weedin said, 'I’m sick to my stomach. This will bother me for a while.'
- Feb 28, 2013 at 6:20PM
Total student enrollment in the North Kitsap School District is expected to drop below 6,000 next year. The district expects to have a total of 5,916 students in 2013-14
- Mar 1, 2013 at 6:20AM
'Change can be difficult, especially for children. Children take their cues from the adults in their lives. Keeping a positive attitude and encouraging them to embrace the new opportunities that a different school environment brings will be important. On our website, a few links can assist in helping parents talk to their children about change.'
- Mar 1, 2013 at 6:26AM
There are currently more than 800 open elementary seats across seven elementary schools. Enrollment projections indicate that excess seat capacity may reach more than 1,000 seats in the next three years.
- Mar 1, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Mar 2, 2013 at 7:10AM
The clock continued to tick Thursday toward a deadline for Pope Resources to agree to a final cleanup plan with the state Department of Ecology.
- Mar 23, 2013 at 9:00AM
William Shakespeare’s “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” a comedy dealing with friendship, love and infidelity, continues through April 7 at Western Washington Center for the Arts.
- Mar 1, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Mar 6, 2013 at 9:33AM
An 8-year-old Poulsbo girl being treated for a rare cancer will soon get a big boost from rock ’n’ roll. Magic Carpet Ride, comprised of former members of Steppenwolf, will perform a benefit concert for Carmen Garringer on March 9, 8 p.m., at Envy Bar and Grill, 19559 Viking Ave., Poulsbo.
- Mar 1, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Mar 2, 2013 at 7:47AM
It doesn't seem to matter that the fundraising goal for Ian Gunnell was met Feb. 14, because support from the community just keeps on coming. On Valentine's Day "we exceeded the goal," said Melisa Holmes, fundraising coordinator and Gunnell family friend. "We were feeling the love."
- Mar 1, 2013 at 4:03PM
About 2:30 p.m., a parent reported to the office staff he or she saw a man sitting in a car at the end of the school's driveway, possibly with a gun in the car. The school immediately went into lockdown and called 9-1-1.
- Mar 4, 2013 at 12:01PM
The awards ceremony will be 4:30 p.m. to about 5:30 p.m. in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers.
- Mar 4, 2013 at 11:22AM
Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Bremerton) renewed his call for bipartisan compromise as the Obama Administration released a new report detailing the harm that upcoming across the board cuts would create in Washington State.
- Mar 7, 2013 at 5:43AM
Gathering in his memory at Driftwood Key Clubhouse on March 8, noon to 2 p.m., Hansville. All are welcome.
- Mar 8, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Mar 9, 2013 at 7:37AM
As a young child, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighter Jasper Stenstrom suffered some irregularities with his blood cells.
- Mar 11, 2013 at 8:29PM
The hunt continued in the Northwest Monday for a man suspected of killing his grandparents in Renton. Law enforcement officials say the suspect is "an extreme danger."
- Mar 12, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 3:01PM
When the occupants of a rental home on Lacey Street lifted a garage door to discover a fire, they quickly closed the door to contain the blaze and called 911.
- Apr 4, 2013 at 12:08PM
Kitsap County Commissioners aren’t ready yet to support a .01 percent sales tax increase to fund more mental health services in the county. But they aren’t walking away from the idea.
- Mar 13, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 4:47PM
Kitsap County's regional division is seeking 500 men and women to participate in its latest study for the American Cancer Society.
- Mar 13, 2013 at 4:04PM
A woman, age unknown, was transported to Harrison Medical Center following a one-car rollover crash on Barber Cut Off Road, near the intersection with Highway 104 about 2:45 p.m.
- Apr 5, 2013 at 7:00AM
The owner of the two boxers that attacked and killed a dog in Poulsbo in February will not face criminal charges.
- Mar 15, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 2:36PM
It's been years since the North Kitsap School District last adjusted attendance boundaries. The changes for the 2013-14 school year will be big.
- Mar 15, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:54PM
Gordon Elementary was on lockdown for less than an hour the morning of March 15 after staff reported hearing sounds similar to gunshots.
- Apr 8, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Apr 9, 2013 at 9:33AM
Since December of 2012, detectives with the Bremerton Police Department have been working a rape and human trafficking investigation involving two juvenile victims (ages 16 and 17) and one adult victim. To date, five individuals have been arrested and charged for their involvement and are currently in-custody at the Kitsap County Jail. Two others have been charged with felonies, but are currently out of custody. The charges on these individuals range from second degree rape, second degree trafficking, promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor, tampering with a witness, to commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
- Mar 18, 2013 at 9:41AM
Last week was one of pleasant surprises for state Rep. Sherry Appleton. It started with the news that Gov. Jay Inslee was appointing the veteran Democratic lawmaker from Poulsbo to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, and ended with her being named a 2013 Woman of Achievement by the YWCA of Kitsap County.
- Mar 18, 2013 at 11:58AM
Free community meals are provided at the following locations each month. For more information, contact each location.
- Mar 19, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Mar 20, 2013 at 9:13AM
Citizens of the Suquamish Tribe elected two new members to serve on the Suquamish Tribal Council. The election took place during the General Council meeting, March 16-17. The first day of the council took place at White Horse Golf Club clubhouse, the second day at Kiana Lodge.