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- Jan 14, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jan 16, 2014 at 2:24PM
Teachers at public schools and colleges have not received cost-of-living adjustments for the past five years. The suspension of salary cost-of-living adjustments put certified teachers and classified employees with a 16 percent loss of pay. "Educators have definitely been feeling the impact of not having a COLA for five years," North Kitsap Education Association Co-President Chris Fraser said. But educators and school districts may soon have some financial relief.
- Jan 15, 2014 at 3:32PM
The commission suspended Duggal's license in April. The commission will make a final determination after the hearing — similar to a trial — Jan. 27-31 at the state Department of Health, 310 Israel Road SE, hearing room 139, Tumwater. The hearing is open to the public.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 3:52PM
Standings for the Olympic League varsity basketball teams
- Feb 9, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Feb 20, 2014 at 9:27AM
Nobody likes paying taxes. But if Tami and John Kelly have anything to say about it, doing taxes can be fun.
- Feb 9, 2014 at 12:00PM
Among the work was sorting and distributing food and filling shelves
- Jan 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jan 20, 2014 at 9:24AM
Work done by students at Suquamish Elementary School to honor Martin Luther King Jr. culminated in an assembly Jan. 17 in the school gymnasium. Speeches were presented by students, along with a play/skit and a fifth-grade performance of Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday."
- Jan 20, 2014 at 8:50AM
Two adults and two children were staying with family members after their home suffered heavy damage in a fire late Jan. 18.
- Jan 20, 2014 at 8:39AM
Two adults have been transported to a local hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after an early morning crash on Highway 104 at Hansville Road near Kingston, Jan. 20.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 4:59PM
In honor of Black History Month, students from across the Central Kitsap School District participated in an interactive “living” museum event this week.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 23, 2014 at 11:37AM
The 3.47-acre resort is being cleared for a multi-million dollar project that is planned to transform the site into a new boat launch and parking lot.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 10:43AM
A community meeting regarding a Level 3 sex offender who will live on Big Valley Road is scheduled for Feb. 6.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 12:46PM
There's almost $40,000 extra heading to the North Kitsap School District Jan. 23.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 3:25PM
The collision occurred just before 3 p.m. Traffic in the northbound lane of the highway was being diverted through a residential road next to the crash.
- Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00PM
The YWCA is looking for nominees for the Kitsap County’s Women of Achievement award.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM
Poulsbo Elementary School Principal Claudia Alves has been placed on administrative leave after she used the N-word, not once, but several times — first, in a discussion with a student about how a word of concern to the student wasn’t as bad as the N-word; then in more than one discussion with the student’s parents, one of whom happens to be African-American.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 10:30AM
William B. Richards died of a heart attack Jan. 9, 2014 at age 72 while working out on a rowing machine.
- Feb 18, 2014 at 10:05AM
Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is on the scene of the accident.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 2:06PM
The proliferation of social networking sites and online media has created a flood of personal information in the marketplace. A proposed House bill would give users a right to have that information erased from the public eye.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 1:54PM
Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that intends to label transgenic fish. Transgenic is a form of genetic engineering where the DNA is “spliced” to create more desirable traits. Although the new bill only addresses labeling and not the production of these fish, the industry opposes it.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 1:57PM
House Bill 2102 would require a criminal convicted of a serious violent offense to seek permission from the court before suing their victim or their victim’s family in civil court. The bill exempts lawsuits under statutes dealing with domestic relations, such as legal separation, domestic violence and child support.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 2:22PM
With a budget shortfall as a result of reduced support from the state's general fund, Washington State Parks has had to cut back on maintenance and staff hours. But so far, no parks have been forced to close. Park officials are focusing on bringing in more revenue to fill the gap by promoting the Discover Pass program.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM
There won't be as many people forced to stand or find their own seating at Buc Field in the near future.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 11:15AM
Owner believes a large truck hit the business while performing a U-turn on Highway 104, Jan. 24.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 3:14PM
A panel of PTA members conducted a review of Gordon Elementary PTA’s finances Jan. 17, after some discrepancies were alleged. Cindy Kleinfelter, Washington State PTA director for Region 1, said the review panel’s findings would be forwarded to the local PTA’s board of directors, which would decide the next course of action.
- Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:54AM
Passengers traveling on the Washington State Ferries on Super Bowl Sunday will board the “M/V Russell Wilson” or cross Puget Sound on the “M/V Richard Sherman” as Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the vessels be named in honor of the Seattle Seahawks.