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- Aug 23, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 24, 2013 at 7:26AM
UPDATE: Indianola could have a new District 2 port commissioner on Sept. 4. Commissioner Jeff Henderson and Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder will interview commission applicants Aug. 29, 7 p.m., in the Indianola Clubhouse.
- Aug 23, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Aug 24, 2013 at 7:16AM
A man who died after returning from a dive near Point Julia Wednesday afternoon died of a heart attack, the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office reported. Rudolph M. Purser was 62 and a member of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe. Arrangements are being handled by Cook Family Funeral Home on Bainbridge Island.
- Aug 24, 2013 at 7:35AM
People close to the mural project rebounded from their shock at the site of the vandalism Thursday and expected to have it all cleaned up by Friday. Fortunately, the mural has an anti-graffiti finish. By late Thursday, volunteers led by Dave Wetter of the Village Green Foundation had scrubbed the paint off to about the 6-foot level, then returned the next day with a ladder and power washer to finish the job.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 11:47AM
Now may not be the best time for North Kitsap School District administrators to put district property on the market. According to appraisals done by Gary Lyman, a real estate appraiser for Richards & Associates, neither the district’s administration offices on Caldart Avenue or land near Island Lake would sell quickly. But if the district did sell either property, there could be a financial gain.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 1:18PM
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the memorial service on Aug. 29, 1 p.m., at the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Gym in Little Boston.
- Aug 29, 2013 at 3:32PM
A Hansville man faces first-degree child molestation charges after family members reported him to police. Joseph Walter Dickie, 68 of Hansville was arrested on Aug. 23 and charged in Kitsap County District Court for felony child molestation, six days after after an incident propmted family members to call 911. Dickie allegedly touched an underage person, inappropriately, who is close to his family.
- Aug 30, 2013 at 1:40PM
The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is expected to appoint a member of the Indianola Port Commission on Wednesday. The port commission’s sole member, Jeff Henderson, and County Commissioner Rob Gelder interviewed the three applicants for the vacant District 2 position on Thursday in a special public meeting in the Indianola Clubhouse. Approximately 40 residents attended.
- Sep 24, 2013 at 9:41AM
Puget Sound Energy will host a public participation meeting at Bainbridge Island City Hall Tuesday to talk about the power company's plans to replace lattice towers on either side of Agate Pass.
- Sep 25, 2013 at 11:24AM
Kitsap County residents are being hit with a new take on an old scam where a stranger calls and asks for money.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 10:21AM
Kitsap County commissioners voted unanimously Monday evening to institute a .01 percent sales tax for mental health and substance abuse programs.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 2:55PM
Kitsap County Commissioner Josh Brown has been selected to head the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) as its executive director
Manager at Doc's arrested for voyeurism after allegedly video recording employees in bathroom with smart phone
- Sep 26, 2013 at 2:50PM
A manager at Doc's Marina Grill was arrested this week for voyeurism after he allegedly hid a smart phone inside a bathroom at the restaurant and recorded employees who used the uni-sex restroom.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 5:37PM
The manager at Doc's Marina Grill who was arrested Monday for allegedly hiding a cell phone camera in a restroom at the popular Bainbridge Island restaurant to video other employees using the bathroom apparently confessed his guilt to his mother during a jailhouse phone call.
- Sep 4, 2013 at 3:21PM
The Indianola resident is one of two candidates for District 2 position on Nov. 5 ballot.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Sep 27, 2013 at 1:57PM
The owner of Doc's Marina Grill said Thursday that he became aware of Scott Anthony Fuchs' criminal history just a couple of weeks ago.
- Sep 5, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:15PM
The earthquake occurred just after midnight, according to the United State Geological Survey website.
- Sep 5, 2013 at 4:59PM
On Sept. 11, eating out at a local restaurant can help raise money for students in the North Kitsap School District. North-end restaurants will participate in the second Dine Out for NK Schools fundraiser. A portion of proceeds from the day’s earnings at select businesses will go to the North Kitsap Schools Foundation.
- Sep 5, 2013 at 4:58PM
Plant and garden lovers: there’s still one more chance in 2013 to experience Heronswood. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the world-renowned botanical garden will host its final Garden Open & Plant Sale of the season.
- Sep 6, 2013 at 10:18AM
Varsity competitions begin Sept. 6 with both football teams defending their home field at 7 p.m.
- Sep 6, 2013 at 10:15AM
When Blake Conley steps onto the hardwood this year, it won’t be with the Kingston Buccaneers.
- Sep 6, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:32PM
Leavell was selected by the Bremerton School Board on Sept. 5. The audience clapped in approval, eliciting a broad smile from Leavell. "I'm kind of speechless right now. I'm just thrilled to be their superintendent."
- Sep 6, 2013 at 4:52PM
Patricia Louise Kearney of Kingston moved on from this world on Sept. 1 after a transformative experience with cancer. She was 58. Memorial service is Sept. 7, 2 p.m., at the family home. Arrangements are entrusted to The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary.
- Sep 9, 2013 at 1:11PM
Two vehicles were side-by-side in the southbound ditch off the highway. A dump truck, which had been pulling a trailer, was left on its side in the ditch off the northbound side of the highway.
- Sep 10, 2013 at 7:00PM updated at 9:16PM
The commission is still concerned about too many people using the dock at one time -- a concern first expressed by the port district's engineers in June, which led to the dock being closed. Commissioners said large organized gatherings are still not permitted on the dock.
- Sep 11, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Sep 13, 2013 at 12:23PM
Port of Kingston employees want to hear ideas regarding the development of two recently acquired properties. A survey can be found at www.pokproperty.com, where anyone can provide input into the future use of the Kingston Inn and land near its boat launch. The survey deadline is Sept. 20.