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More than 30 black cats need loving homes; adoption fees reduced

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 12:19PM

“For some reason, black animals often tend to be adopted last, and we currently have over 30 black cats that need good homes,” said Eric Stevens, executive director of the Kitsap Humane Society. “We are grouping them together in our cattery this weekend and offering a special discount just for them. We are asking the community to help find loving, caring homes for these animals.”

Inslee sets Apple Cup deadline for transportation plan

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:13PM

Before an Apple Cup champion emerges, Gov. Jay Inslee says he wants to see an approved transportation bill on his desk crafted through a bipartisan effort and identifying $10 billion in revenue sources needed to keep the state's roads and bridges from failing. "November is the month for action here," Inslee told a room full of Sound Publishing editors and reporters on Oct. 25. "Actually, April and May were the months."

NK Lacrosse preseason meeting on Oct. 28

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 6:00AM

The North Kitsap Lacrosse hosts its pre-season team and parent meeting Oct. 28

Vikes volleyball host food drive Oct. 28

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:00PM

The North Kitsap Vikings volleyball team hosts a food drive for North Kitsap Fishline Oct. 28 during the match against the Kingston Buccaneers

Michael R. Evanger | Passages

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 9:32AM

Burial with military honors is scheduled for Dec. 6, 1 p.m., at Mount Tahoma National Cemetery for Michael R. Evanger. He passed away Sept. 27 at Franciscan Hospice, University Place. Michael was a friend to many, always ready to reach out to help those in need, and freely shared his skills and knowledge. He will be greatly missed by those he touched and loved.

Hometown hero visits namesake school | Slideshow

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 2:00PM updated at 5:08PM

Richard Gordon, the Kingston native who became one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon, visited his namesake school — Gordon Elementary School — Oct. 28.

Man charged in Walmart syringe incident

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 3:48PM

A Kingston man has been charged with allegedly placing a syringe in a sausage at Poulsbo's Walmart. Daniel Oaks Thieman, 33, has been charged with malicious mischief and placing a harmful object in food.

KOMO 4: Explosives handling wharf was rejected by DoD committee

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 11:45AM

KOMO 4 reports that the Defense Department's Explosives Safety Board refused to give the Navy permission to build a second explosives handling wharf, but the Navy began construction anyway using a maneuver called “secretarial certification” and citing “no new increased risks.”

Public meeting Tuesday on Port Gamble cleanup plan

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 1:07PM

The meeting will be in the Hood Canal Vista Pavilion, 4740 NE View Drive. An open house starts at 5 p.m., followed by a presentation at 6 p.m. Public testimony will follow the presentation.

Proposed Port Gamble dock subject of public open house Nov. 7

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 2:59PM

The open house will be an opportunity for North Kitsap residents to learn about the proposed dock. Company representatives will make a presentation that includes an overview of the proposed dock, its location and its potential benefits to the community. A question and answer session will follow.

Kingston woman calls 911 after man breaks into her home

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 5:35PM

John Charles Troiano Jr., 47, of Bremerton was arrested Oct. 26 after allegedly breaking into a home on Jefferson Point Road and running from a sheriff's deputy investigating the scene.

Seattle Foundation grants Kingston Food Bank a year's rent

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 5:51PM

“We’re in the process of looking for a place,” Fulton said Oct. 30. “[The grant] was an answer to our prayers.”

Kingston man arrested for S&M rape

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 5:24PM

A Kingston man, accused of raping another man using S&M tools in 2011, has been charged in Kitsap County District Court with first-degree rape.

Vikes football earns No. 1 seed to Districts

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 1:48PM

A victory over the Kingston Buccaneers Oct. 25 guaranteed the North Kitsap Vikings the No. 1 seed into the district tournament

Second man charged in S&M rape case

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 3:03PM

A second man was arrested Oct. 30 for the alleged abduction and rape of a Kingston man in 2011. Lance Nation Averett, 43, has been charged in Kitsap County District Court with first-degree rape. Tandy Lucas Murphy, 53, of Kingston, is also charged with the crime.

North Kitsap School Board may ask for property tax increase

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Nov 2, 2013 at 6:24AM

he North Kitsap School District may ask voters to approve an increase in its property tax levy. The current levy expires in 2014.

A reminder of nature's power

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 11:19AM

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NK girls team qualifies for State | Cross country

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 2:41PM

The Viking runners scored second as a team during the Westside Classic (Districts) Nov. 2

Bucs, Vikes play in tourney for District berths | Girls soccer

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 3:41PM

The Kingston Buccaneers and North Kitsap Vikings will meet for the third time this season in a game that will determine who the teams face in Districts

It's Election Day: Voters to choose council, port, school board members

  • Nov 5, 2013 at 7:06AM

Several candidates, such as Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson, are running unopposed and can look forward to another term in office. Ditto in local fire and park districts. Voters have a choice in who will make decisions on their behalf regarding education and management of ports. Cindy Webster-Martinson, a teacher and former Suquamish Tribal Council member, is poised to make history Tuesday as the first Native American elected to the North Kitsap School Board.

MacIntyre elected to Kingston Port Commission | Election

  • Nov 5, 2013 at 2:56PM

Port commissioners are elected for six years, and receive $100 a meeting and health benefits. MacIntyre will succeed Marc Bissonnette, who chose not to run for reelection.

Indianola residents approve tax hike for dock improvements, maintenance | Election

  • Nov 6, 2013 at 1:41PM

The measure raises the port district’s property tax levy from 15 to 22 cents per $1,000 of assessed property valuation. The increase will generate $62,000 a year for the port district, up from $45,445 in 2012.

Cookson, Lane elected to Indianola Port Commission | Election

  • Nov 6, 2013 at 1:40PM

Patrick Hatchel and John Lane ran a friendly campaign. It’s doubtful it could have been friendlier.

Vikes beat the Bucs, earn No. 3 seed to Districts | Girls soccer

  • Nov 6, 2013 at 11:54AM

The Vikings won 3-0 at North Kitsap Stadium, Nov. 5

Despite difficulties, Bucs soccer fights on | Girls soccer

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 2:08PM

The North Kitsap Vikings earn the No. 3 seed into the District playoffs Nov. 9

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