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- Dec 12, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 5:14PM
Six months of work illuminated the Port of Kingston Saturday night when thousands of lights were switched on during the opening ceremony of the Kingston Country Christmas.
- Dec 13, 2011 at 11:00AM updated Dec 15, 2011 at 12:50PM
UPDATED: Investigators say there is no evidence Thomas Anthony Black fired a gun at officers Dec. 8, and no firearm was located near his body, according to an update of the investigation issued Wednesday by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Suquamish Police also offered information, including the entire incident was recorded on police-issued officer body cameras.
- Dec 15, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Dec 19, 2011 at 7:12PM
Body cameras worn by Suquamish police officers captured the Dec. 9 fatal shooting in a Second Avenue house, Suquamish Police Chief Mike Lasnier said Thursday. A Suquamish man was killed when he allegedly drew a weapon on officers who went to his home to serve an arrest warrant on another man at the residence. Officers initially reported that the man, Thomas Anthony Black, fired at them; the Sheriff's Office-led investigation into the shooting revealed that Black did not have a gun, but that a toy gun was found nearby.
- Dec 15, 2011 at 10:00PM
A coach that helped bring a four-year-old baseball program to State every year since it began has bowed out.
- Dec 15, 2011 at 2:58PM
The operator of restaurants in Kitsap and Jefferson counties who was charged with filing false tax returns last month has pleaded not guilty in Kitstap County Superior Court.
- Dec 16, 2011 at 10:46AM
Summary of basketball and swimming for the week of Dec. 11-17
- Dec 20, 2011 at 12:38PM
The U.S. Postal Service has proposed closing 3,700 post offices nationwide and about 250 mail processing centers — including eight in Washington state — and ending Saturday service to close a $9.2 billion deficit. No closures are expected until after May. Some $5.5 billion of that $9.2 billion is money the USPS must pay annually until 2016 to pre-fund 75 years of future retiree health benefits, as required by the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act.
- Dec 21, 2011 at 1:36PM
The owners of the Borrowed Kitchen Bakery are using their dough for donations. Until the end of December, Lacey Menne Anders and Kory Anders are donating a loaf of bread to the Kingston Food Bank for every dollar donated to the business. About 247 loaves have been baked and donated. The goal is to reach 300 by Friday.
- Dec 21, 2011 at 4:29PM
The Kingston High School boys basketball team remains undefeated in the Olympic League
- Dec 23, 2011 at 9:00AM updated Dec 28, 2011 at 5:37AM
A stock of marine spill response equipment at the Port of Kingston Marina gave local firefighters the chance to quickly limit the damage from the sinking of a motor vessel in the waters of Miller Bay Thursday.
- Dec 27, 2011 at 3:19PM
The state ferry Walla Walla is running about 15 minutes late because of an onboard car accident on an earlier run. The mishap was expected to affect the 2:30 and 4 p.m. sailings from Kingston and the 3:15 and 4:45 p.m. sailings from Edmonds.
- Dec 28, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Dec 29, 2011 at 12:51PM
The Washington Redistricting Commission released the first bipartisan plan for redrawing the state's Congressional districts Wednesday
- Dec 29, 2011 at 3:52PM
Pet cat killed, no injuries to civilians or firefighters.
- Dec 29, 2011 at 4:54PM
In their final meeting of 2011, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue commissioners Tuesday night signed contracts with employee groups that cap wage increases at 0 percent for the next three years. The contract sealed the latest in a series of cost-saving measures to help the district maintain levels of service as property tax revenues – about 90 percent of fire district funding – continue to drop.
- Dec 31, 2011 at 6:00AM
Team's from Kingston and North Kitsap high schools continued to raise standards and make history at their schools in 2011.
- Dec 30, 2011 at 12:02PM
A tugboat that ran aground around 9 p.m. Thursday night in Kingston's Apple Tree Cove was refloated and escorted to Port Townsend for inspection, but lost power again at 9:45 a.m. today.
- Dec 30, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 3:39PM
Officers from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s and Poulsbo Police departments made about 140 DUI arrests in the area in 2011. Cab companies around North Kitsap implore celebrants to get a safe ride home New Year’s Eve — either with them, or by designating a sober driver.
- Dec 30, 2011 at 3:34PM
Washington state ferries will begin operating on their Winter 2012 schedule on Sunday.
- Jan 3, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jan 4, 2012 at 9:29AM
As of Jan. 15, The Zone Sportsplex will no longer exist. Sportsplex employee Josh Kostic confirmed Tuesday the business would close. He made no further comment. Calls to owner Brian Edgren have not been returned.
- Jan 3, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Mar 24, 2012 at 6:39AM
A vehicle collision on Hansville Road Dec. 30 raised the total number of injury collisions on that road to 56 in approximately a six-year period.
- Jan 4, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Jan 5, 2012 at 4:09PM
It wasn’t like Jake to be away from the house when they got home from work. It was after 6 p.m. Tuesday and it was dark. Kelly Moran and his wife looked for their Maltese on their property, tucked on a cul de sac that backs onto a forest above Indianola. They found Jake under the deck.
- Jan 4, 2012 at 11:05AM
The game against the Kingston High School Buccaneers boys basketball team was hard-fought. However, the Sequim Wolves were unable to issue the Bucs their first defeat in League play.
- Jan 4, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 5:30PM
Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Theodore Spearman died Tuesday night at the Seattle hospital where he had been treated for a brain aneurysm.
- Jan 5, 2012 at 12:17PM
A summary of prep sports Jan. 2-5 from teams in the North Kitsap School District.
- Jan 5, 2012 at 4:16PM
Two burglary suspects are still on the loose after a Hansville resident reported two men dashed from her home on Hood Canal Drive. The suspects are white males, each in their 20s, according to information provided by the Kitsap County Sheriff's office. At the time, the suspects were wearing mostly black, with black and white gloves. One had blue jeans, the other had black pants, according to a sheriff's report.