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- Nov 30, 2012 at 2:35PM
There are six nominees for six positions on the board of directors of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. Deadline is Friday to submit ballots.
- Dec 3, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 3:38PM
North Kitsap School Board member Scott Henden said he can't accept the Suquamish Tribe’s sovereignty. And his views contributed to the postponement Nov. 8 of an interagency agreement regarding the Suquamish Tribe’s Chief Kitsap Academy, a school that offers the district’s Native students culturally based classes for which they can earn college credit.
- Dec 3, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Dec 4, 2012 at 11:36AM
Port Gamble Bay has been closed to shellfish harvesting until Dec. 10, after 30,000 gallons of wastewater were reported to have spilled from the Port Gamble S’Klallam’s wastewater treatment system.
- Dec 4, 2012 at 10:41AM
Joseph Price of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Youth Services Department and Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman will participate in the fourth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference. The conference is Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Interior Department’s Sidney R. Yates Auditorium. A representative from each of the 566 federally recognized Tribes in the U.S. is expected to attend.
- Dec 5, 2012 at 9:50AM
The Spartans schooled the North Kitsap Vikings in boys basketball Tuesday, 74-37, and put on a hoops clinic in Poulsbo.
- Dec 10, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Dec 11, 2012 at 1:43PM
UPDATE: A Suquamish man was killed and a Suquamish woman was rushed to a local hospital after an early morning crash Monday on Miller Bay Road between Kingston and Suquamish. Kitsap County Coroner Greg Sandstrom identified the man as Benjamin J. McLain, 27, of Suquamish.
- Dec 10, 2012 at 7:39AM
An interagency agreement regarding the Suquamish Tribe’s Chief Kitsap Academy, a school that offers the district’s Native students culturally based classes for which they can earn college credit, was approved by the North Kitsap School District on Dec. 6.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 7:00AM
Makeup artist Sarah Jones of Bainbridge offered her services as a sign of solidarity with the couples marrying this day. She’s white and her husband is African-American, and it wasn’t long ago that marriages like hers were not legal; it was only in 1967 that a U.S. Supreme Court decision ended all race-based legal restrictions on marriage. So on Sunday, as gender-based legal restrictions on marriage were lifted in Washington state and the first same-gender couples married, Jones felt compelled to be there, offering free makeup services to the spouses-to-be and members of their wedding parties.
- Dec 11, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Dec 12, 2012 at 9:54AM
The National Park Service has selected the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails as national Trail of the Month for December.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 6:00AM
After more than a year of planning, a new youth sports organization is up and running.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 14, 2012 at 2:59PM
UPDATE: The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is suspending the search for Brandon Blanford, but continuing to ask for the public’s help in providing information that could lead to his whereabouts.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 4:38PM
Reaction to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 4:43PM
Friday afternoon, local elementary school children went home to a world that had changed considerably since the day started.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 11:05AM
Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson thinks of the Hostmark area as a little city when school is in session — a little city in need of protection.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Dec 28, 2012 at 3:53PM
On Jan. 26, you and your entire family are invited to an extra special event. Your library staff and neighbors are working to bring you a new library within a new community center building at the Village Green. Visit the future building site at 3 p.m., and at 4 p.m. come to the library to warm up with delicious local fare and festivities.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 2:27PM
In 2012, Peninsula Community Health Services expects to have taken care of 25,000 patients in 80,000 visits, providing 24-hour on-call care for low-income, uninsured and underinsured residents at four locations.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 2:33PM
It's going to be chilly tonight. It could be cold enough that the North Kitsap area may see some lowland snow.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 3:33PM
The state Senate’s Democratic caucus proposed Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Poulsbo, as chairwoman of the Environment and Growth Management Committee, and proposed her for the pre K-12 Education Committee and the Transportation Committee. The Senate has 26 Democrats and 23 Republicans, but two Democrats have said they prefer to caucus with the Republicans, so committee structure and assignments are still being negotiated.
- Dec 18, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 5:13PM
Because of freezing weather conditions, Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan
- Dec 18, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 19, 2012 at 7:03AM
A level III sex offender has moved into a Hansville neighborhood, the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department reports. Michael John Sheehan, 57, registered with the Sheriff’s Department that he now resides in the 38000 block of Hood Canal Drive NE, Hansville. Sheehan is a white male, 5 feet 10 inches, 220 pounds, gray hair and green eyes.
- Dec 18, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 19, 2012 at 11:54AM
The Washington State Patrol has received reports from a number of residents who received calls soliciting donations to support “AMBER Alerts.”
- Dec 19, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Dec 20, 2012 at 8:37AM
A running update on the weather and weather-related closures and delays in North Kitsap
- Dec 19, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Dec 21, 2012 at 7:15AM
The Kitsap Regional Library's blog advises residents how to send condolence messages to the community of Newtown, Conn.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 1:49PM
The Kingston Buccaneers varsity team lifted its Olympic League record to 3-3 after crushing the North Mason Bulldogs on the road Dec. 18.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 2:20PM
The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department has suspended its search for Brandon Lee Blanford and hopes someone can provide information leading to Blanford’s whereabouts. The man’s parents assume their son is dead, that he walked into the waters of Admiralty Inlet the evening of Dec. 11 and let the frigid waters take his life.