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Study finds tests stressed too much in public school

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 11:20AM

Washington public school instructors spend most of the school day teaching, though as much as an hour of their time is devoted to preparing students for state tests.

America’s birthday party begins July 3 in Poulsbo

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 12:55PM

Once again, Poulsbo’s 3rd of July celebration neared and, once again, the Viking Fest Corporation, which presents the event, was short on cash for the fireworks spectacular over Liberty Bay.

Bloedel Reserve to host outdoor picnic party

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 1:33PM

Bloedel Reserve will give summer one last hurrah with an old-fashioned outdoor party from 5:30 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, Aug. 30.

A schooner, a fiddler, a teacher, and a birthday

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 1:43PM

Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation has commissioned Jane Landstra, a local music teacher and fiddler, to write an original song for the schooner, Fiddler’s Dream.

Poulsbo man arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jul 29, 2014 at 9:03AM

A driver on the Hood Canal Bridge called 911 on July 28, after an encounter with someone they thought was a law enforcement officer.

NKSD developing new method of superintendent evaluation

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 1:22PM

There’s work being done improve the way the superintendent is evaluated in the North Kitsap School District.

Scooter driver dies after collision with fire engine

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

A 48-year-old Kingston man died after the scooter he was driving, and a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue fire engine, collided in the intersection of Miller Bay Road and West Kingston Road, July 4

UPDATE | Ferry Tacoma drops anchor as vessel awaits tow boat

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 1:17PM

The ferry MV Tacoma has dropped anchor — a rarity for a state ferry on a sailing in Puget Sound — as the crew grapples with a propulsion power failure during the 12:20 p.m. run from Seattle to Bainbridge Island.

Fire destroys Kingston home, kills dog

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 2:40PM

Fire investigators determined an unattended cooking is the likely cause of a July 4 fire that destroyed a Kingston home, and killed a 7-month-old dog.

UPDATE | Ferry Tacoma docks after two-hour delay

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:15PM

The ferry MV Tacoma slowly made its way into Eagle Harbor by 3 p.m. Tuesday with the help of two tugboats.

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Two-boat service to return to Bainbridge route Wednesday morning

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 8:19PM

The Bainbridge Island to Seattle ferry route will resume two-boat service with the 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, July 30 sailing from Bainbridge, according to Washington State Ferries.

VOTE411.org features 2014 Primary Election online candidate guide

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 11:56AM

After receiving her first primary election ballot, Lucy Copass, a new resident in a Washington town, wondered, “How can I come up to speed on local issues quickly?” A friend suggested she try Vote411.

Plenty of opportunities to meet the candidates

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 11:44AM

Two series of primary election candidate forums are scheduled this month. The primary election is Aug. 5, and the forums feature those races with two or more candidates. All forums are open to the public.

By sea or by land, making the long trek to Bella Bella | Video

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:51PM

The distance to Bella Bella, B.C., more than 500 miles away, prompted most indigenous nations on the Olympic Peninsula to modify their plans for this year’s Canoe Journey/Paddle to Bella Bella. But pullers in the Quileute’s Seawolf canoe set out more than a month ago for the remote community north of Vancouver Island on Campbell Island halfway up the coast of mainland British Columbia, where the Heiltsuk Nation is hosting the week-long celebration for this year’s journey from July 13-19.

Kingston girls youth b’ball camps start soon

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 1:03PM

A basketball camp for girls entering grades 4-9 is scheduled on July 14-17 in the Kingston High School Gymnasium.

Eglon man charged with July 2 hit and run in Suquamish

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 4:39PM

Marcus G. Croman bought a retired ambulance in 2010 and outfitted it into a different kind of aid vehicle: A vehicle for his Kingston Rescue Mission, with which to deliver food to people in need. Witnesses say that same vehicle struck a pedestrian on Suquamish Way near Highway 305 and fled the scene late July 2.

Kingston grad recruited by Raiders softball

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

Fresh out of high school, Gabbi Garcia has landed a spot on the Milwaukee School of Engineering Raiders softball roster for the 2015 season.

It's going to be a hot weekend

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 3:20PM

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of Puget Sound, including North Kitsap, from July 12, 11 a.m., to July 14, 6 a.m. Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-80s to lower-90s this weekend.

July 4 scooter crash investigation continues

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Kitsap County Sheriff’s investigators had not completed their investigation late this week of a fatal collision on July 4 between a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue engine and a Yamaha scooter, at Miller Bay and West Kingston roads.

Helicopter crashes in water near Kingston; one injured

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:12AM

A group of men working on summer cabins nearby were the first on the scene. “Upon departure, the helicopter was observed by witnesses as flying erratically,” sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson reported. “While at an altitude of approximately 30 feet, the aircraft dropped into a depth of about six feet of water approximately 20 yards from the shoreline.”

Republicans not panicking after finishing second in House races

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:56PM

Despite finishing second behind Democrat Nathan Schlicher in the Aug. 5 primary election, State Rep. Jesse Young is optimistic about his changes of winning in the November general election.

Free KHS baseball clinic is July 19

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jul 17, 2014 at 8:09AM

A free baseball clinic for people entering eighth through 12th grade is scheduled for July 19.

Sept. 1 is Labor Day; here’s the schedule

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Labor Day holiday Sept. 1 will result in several changes for recycling and garbage services.

William G. ‘Beeze’ Richards Jr. | Passages

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 1:00PM

Celebration of life is scheduled for Sept. 2, 1 p.m., at St. John’s in Gig Harbor. Memorial service is scheduled for Sept. 4, 11 a.m. at Redeemer in Kingston. Sign the online guestbook at www.havenofrest.com.

Fire danger issued for Kitsap, surrounding areas

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:22PM

Due to high temperatures and chances of thunderstorms Aug. 11-12, the National Weather Service issued a fire danger warning for Kitsap County.

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