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Restaurateur hopes to set unique record, raise money for uveitis research

  • Jul 5, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jul 6, 2012 at 7:46AM

At approximately 5 p.m. July 7 at Kola Kole Park, Ross McCurdy will throw a grape forward into the air, sprint and attempt to catch the grape in his mouth. McCurdy, owner of the Oak Table Cafe, will try to set a Guinness World Record for grape catching - greatest distance caught (self-thrown). But the main reason for the effort is to raise money for uveitis research.

Jones hired as superintendent in Napavine

  • Jul 6, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Jul 9, 2012 at 3:35PM

Dr. Richard Jones, whose tenure as superintendent of North Kitsap School District ended June 30, has a new job: superintendent of the Napavine School District. Napavine, a Class 2B district, has three schools and 779 students.

Parade candy thrower loses 40-year-old ring, offers reward for its return

  • Jul 9, 2012 at 10:49AM

Jan Zufelt of John L. Scott Real Estate was throwing candy in the Kingston Fourth of July Parade when she threw something she didn’t mean to. A ring her husband gave her 40 years ago came off her finger.

Port Gamble S’Klallam reservation grows by 390 acres

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 7:24PM

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is expanding its reservation by nearly 400 acres, after land acquired from DNR is approved for trust status.

Novick resigns from Kingston High School

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 2:47PM

The Kingston Buccaneers are out a head football coach. Dan Novick resigned from his positions at Kingston High School following an offer to become assistant principal at Ridgetop Junior High in the Central Kitsap School District.

Record set and $2,000 raised for uveitis research

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jul 11, 2012 at 7:16AM

Ross McCurdy may have set a new world record for the longest self-thrown grape catch July 7. The record awaits verification by Guinness World Records. One thing is for sure, though — McCurdy’s effort raised $2,000 for uveitis research.

Man injured by homemade explosive device

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:47AM

A North Kitsap man was injured and taken to a local hospital when a homemade explosive device malfunctioned Wednesday afternoon.

Retiring history museum director's Kitsap County roots run deep

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 1:27PM

Carolyn Ferguson Neal, who retired June 30 as executive director of the Kitsap County Historical Society's Museum in Bremerton, has deep roots in Kitsap County. Neal's great-grandparents homesteaded in Breidablick in North Kitsap in the 1880s and her parents moved to Bremerton during World War II.

Andrews’s paintings find a home at ChocMo

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 1:00PM

Thirty-nine years of painting currently hangs inside ChocMo. It’s that same 39 years that have led to James Andrews’s first art show. On July 19 from 7-9 p.m. at ChocMo, Andrews will present his paintings to the public.

Shellfish harvesting closed in parts of county due to red tide

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 4:54PM

Marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, also known as PSP and red tide, have been detected in high levels in a shellfish sample from the eastern shore of Kitsap County, the Kitsap Public Health District reports.

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  • Jul 13, 2012 at 11:17AM

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Silverdale incorporation vote put on hold

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Jul 17, 2012 at 9:09AM

Plans to hold an August vote on the incorporation of Silverdale will now have wait until spring of 2013 or later.

'A Healthier Tomorrow,' a family health fair, July 28 at Raab Park

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jul 19, 2012 at 10:05AM

The fair is organized by Joanna Kirkwood, who is graduating with a degree in fashion marketing and management from Art Institute of Seattle. Sponsors include the Poulsbo Athletic Club; Maxx Nutrition; Think Thin, a maker of organic and low-carb foods; Popchips, a maker of health snack foods; and Franklin Chiropractic of Silverdale.

Circus Gatti visits Kitsap County Fairgrounds July 19

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jul 19, 2012 at 10:04AM

Circus Gatti puts on a three-ring show July 19, 2 and 7 p.m., at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in Bremerton. Tickets are available online. Circus Gatti is stopping in Bremerton after a two-day show in Olympia. Next stop: Creston, British Columbia.

Public forum Monday for 23rd District state representative candidates

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 4:17PM

Residents can meet and question the three candidates for 23rd District state representative, position 2, on Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Poulsbo City Hall. It’s the latest in a series of public forums hosted in various parts of the county by the League of Women Voters.

County moves to save millions in health care costs

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 12:57PM

Kitsap County is moving forward with plans to reign in the ever surging cost of employee health care and is looking to save millions of dollars.

Small business remains biggest talking point as elections near

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 1:01PM

Economists say Kitsap County is faring better than most, unemployment cut in half

Outdoor burning allowed in Kitsap County

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Aug 1, 2012 at 12:16PM

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal says outdoor burning remains permissible in Kitsap County, under the usual rules, despite recent notices in the media including Kitsap in a regional outdoor burn ban.

Four from North Kitsap at national wrestling tournament

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jul 20, 2012 at 8:44AM

Summer can mean a lot of things to young people. Time off from school, a part-time job, travel, or relaxing on the beach.

42 canoes expected to arrive Friday at Point Julia | Canoe Journey 2012

  • Jul 20, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 12:23PM

Up to 42 canoes and 1,500 people are expected to converge on Port Gamble S’Klallam today for the Canoe Journey, the annual gathering of Northwest Coast Native canoe cultures.

Journey breathes new life into art of canoe carving | Canoe Journey 2012

  • Jul 20, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Jul 23, 2012 at 2:46PM

As he sands, Vincent Chargualaf, 17, thinks about why making his own paddle for Canoe Journey is so important to him.

Jackie Ann Reynolds (Bohlman) | Passages

  • Jul 20, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 12:18PM

Jackie Ann Reynolds (Bohlman), born Nov. 5, 1969, passed July 16, 2012. She was a member of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe. She was one of two children born to Larry Bohlman and the late Carmelita Faye Ives.

Cultural celebration moves on to Suquamish | 2012 Canoe Journey

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 12:30PM

Twenty-seven canoes arrived at Point Julia, on the Port Gamble S'Klallam reservation, Friday during the 2012 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Squaxin. After a dinner of clams, crab and deer and elk stews, representatives of several indigenous nations shared songs, dances and honoring in the S'Klallam longhouse. Canoes are scheduled to begin arriving at Suquamish Saturday at 2 p.m.

Canoe Journey in North Kitsap, day one | Slideshow

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 1:49PM

Twenty-seven canoes stopped at Point Julia on the Port Gamble S'Klallam reservation Friday as part of the 2012 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Squaxin. Here is a slideshow of images from the visit.

Sharing the 'legacies of our ancestors so we can stand proud' | 2012 Canoe Journey

  • Jul 22, 2012 at 1:00AM updated Jul 23, 2012 at 2:11PM

The song arrived first, carried over the water, as Joe Waterhouse watched for the first canoes to come in against the tide and wind Friday at Point Julia. The Canoe Journey has brought history around full circle for the 81-year-old military retiree and Klallam historian.

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