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Pie purchase may set world record

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 1:43PM

Pending verification by Guinness World Record, Antoine and Tania Issa broke the world record for the most money spent on a single pie at auction Aug. 21.

Ferry forum scheduled for Oct. 7 at NKF&R headquarters

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 2:05PM

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is hosting a ferry forum Oct. 7 to discuss local ferry priorities with Kitsap residents.

Salsbury Point boat ramp replacement starts Oct. 14

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 2:09PM

Construction is expected to start on Oct. 14 on replacement of the eastern-most boat ramp at Salsbury Point County Park, north of Poulsbo. During the six-week construction period, the ramp will be closed for public use. Two western-most ramps will remain open for recreational boating use.

Board of Natural Resources wants to purchase forestlands near Port Gamble

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 3:22PM

OLYMPIA — The state Board of Natural Resources on Oct. 7 approved a proposal that, if funded by the 2015 Legislature, would create a new community-managed forest south of Port Gamble.

No hope for a Mike Hope legislative-salary reimbursement | The Petri Dish

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 11:08AM

Mike Hope became ineligible to serve in the Washington state Legislature on Aug. 19, 2013, when he signed a voter registration card in Mentor, Ohio. But 11 months passed before anyone found out and Hope quit, a period during which the Republican representative from Snohomish County cast 503 votes and collected monthly installments of his $42,106-a-year salary.

Second culvert to be removed from Kingston estuary

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:56PM

A project that began 13 years ago is expected to be completed in 2017. The culvert under West Kingston Road will be removed. It will improve the flow of water within the Carpenter Creek estuary. It is the second of two culverts identified in 2001 that members of Stillwaters Environmental Center wanted to see replaced.

Teens allegedly wrote on Facebook of harming witnesses in Smiley case

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 3:28PM

The Facebook messages that led to the arrest of two of three juveniles for intimidating witnesses in a school-threat case allegedly included comments of hunting the witnesses down and killing them.

Median sales price of a home in Kitsap: $249,950

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Oct 9, 2014 at 1:47PM

The median sales price of a home in Kitsap County was $249,950 in September, $7,000 more than in August and the sixth-highest of Western Washington counties. That's according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, which tracks real estate data in 21 counties.

Andrea Ashworth is 2014-15 S'Klallam Queen

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated at 7:03PM

Andrea Ashworth received the title of 2014-15 S’Klallam Queen at the annual S’Klallam Days Royalty Pageant, Sept. 12. As Tribal royalty, she will represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe at events and serve as a positive role model for other S’Klallam youth.

Point Julia pier removal may be completed by Sept. 18

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 5:12PM

Carefully, methodically, the old Point Julia landmark continued its disappearing act, its presence slowly erased piling by piling. A forklift operator extracted each pile with the precision of a dentist extracting a tooth: nudging it loose, then pulling it up and out. By 10 a.m. Sept. 15, five of 42 pilings lay on the beach.

9th Circuit reverses decision in Lummi, S’Klallam fishing dispute

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:46AM

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 19 reversed a U.S. District Court judge’s ruling regarding usual and accustomed fishing areas of the Lummi and S’Klallam nations, Courthouse News Service reports.

Vote yes on Poulsbo Fire Proposition 1, NKF&R Proposition 1 | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:55AM

Both districts are doing what they can to maintain levels of service which we have come to expect. That level of service — quick response time, equipment that works when it’s needed, and firefighters that are safe and well-equipped — is worth an additional $1.58 (in Poulsbo) or $2.08 (in NKF&R) per month.

4.0 quake hits Hood Canal, rattling Puget Sound area (and you?) early Sept. 17

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:26AM

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled East Jefferson County and the Puget Sound region early Sept. 17

Driver allegedly falls asleep on Highway 3, woman injured in crash

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:57AM

The Washington State Patrol found a Bremerton man at fault after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel near Finn Hill and collided with another car, sending a woman to the hospital.

New power poles going up on Bainbridge, North Kitsap

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 11:08AM

Construction crews erected two of four poles this week, replacing aging towers carrying power across the Agate Pass.

North Kitsap School Board divided over presidency

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 3:05PM

The North Kitsap School Board couldn't decide on a new president following the resignation of Dan Weedin on Oct. 9. At the school board meeting that night, board member Beth Worthington nominated and voted for Cindy Webster-Martinson.

County removes BigBellys from downtown Kingston

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:50AM

Kitsap County pulled its compacting trash cans from downtown Kingston along Highway 104 this week. Providing a convenient way for visitors to the heavily trafficked downtown area to dispose of their trash is now up to local merchants.

111-year-old Port Gamble home saved from fire

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 4:37PM

The quick actions of a woman who noticed flames coming from the front porch saved a 111-year-old New England-style home in this historical-landmark town early Sept. 18. The call came in at 4:46 a.m. after the barista in a nearby drive-thru coffee shop heard someone yelling “fire.”

Boys soccer: Wolves topple league-leading Vikings SLIDESHOW

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 7:28PM

Despite the lead, Sequim coach Dave Brasher said, nothing was safe about Sequim's 2-0 advantage late in Saturday's key Olympic League matchup with North Kitsap.

Get to know the candidates in the general election | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 11:10AM

This election is bringing forth new voices, new views and new ideas. Get to know the candidates. Your vote will empower them to make decisions on your behalf on issues in Congress, in the state Legislature, and in county government.

Pie in the Park raises $40K for community center

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 11:17AM

The Village Green Foundation came closer its fundraising goal for the community center — and may have set a world record in the process.

Ecology approves Kitsap County Shoreline Master Program update

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 9:45AM

On Oct. 2, the state Department of Ecology approved, with changes, the Kitsap County Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.

Several from N.K. graduate from WWU

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

Several North Kitsap residents received degrees from Western Washington University at the conclusion of spring quarter 2014.

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.

Back to drawing board on code-enforcement chapter of county code

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 15, 2014 at 9:39AM

Prosecuting Attorney Russell D. Hauge said Oct. 10 that provisions of a draft code-enforcement chapter in the county code are unconstitutional. Speaking at a candidates forum at the Hansville Community Center, Hauge said the Department of Community Development "didn't follow proper procedure" and submit the draft Title V to his department for legal review before it was circulated. Hauge said some of the provisions "violate the state and federal constitutions."

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