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GOP effort would have required two-thirds super-majority to advance legislation

  • Feb 4, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 4:13PM

Democrats on Friday blocked passage of a Republican amendment to House rules that would have required a super-majority vote to move a bill forward after its introduction. The measure, said by supporters to defend the will of Washingtonians, was defeated 52 to 41.

Students implore legislators to support Community College funding

  • Feb 4, 2013 at 11:09AM

More than 250 students from community and technical colleges around Washington gathered Friday at the state Capitol to declare their support for increased higher-education funding. Holding handmade signs, students protested against tuition hikes, rising textbook costs and program cuts.

House divided on K-12 school funding priority; rejects GOP initiative to budget education first

  • Feb 4, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 4:13PM

House Democrats have rejected a Republican proposal to create a separate budget for public education, and to fund that budget before all other budgets. Education funding is currently part of the general state operating budget.

Vikings win Olympic-Narrows meet, qualify for Districts as a team | Gymnastics

  • Feb 4, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Feb 5, 2013 at 2:14PM

Kingston High School's Megan Keller and Lizzy Garcia advance to the West Central District III meet in all-around

WSP memorial dedicated to Trooper Tony

  • Feb 28, 2013 at 9:36AM

Friends, family and members of the law enforcement community gathered this past Friday in Bremerton for the unveiling of a memorial to slain Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu.

Background checks expanded in proposal

  • Feb 28, 2013 at 9:54AM

Gun-control opponents and supporters packed a hearing room on the Capitol campus in Olympia Wednesday to testify about a bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases.

Region braces for federal spending cuts

  • Feb 28, 2013 at 10:06AM

Folks at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and beyond were bracing this week for the federal government’s across-the-board cuts known as sequestration to kick in on Friday.

Sound Publishing buying the Everett Herald

  • Feb 6, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:44PM

Sound Publishing, Inc. announced Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Washington Post Company to acquire the Everett Daily Herald, a 46,000-circulation daily and Sunday newspaper and its other print and online products.

Teams play for seeding to Districts today | Basketball

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 11:20AM

The final games of the regular season will be played today.

Kingston's Deam, Wall break Buccaneer basketball records

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 11:19AM

KT Deam now has the record for most points scored in one game. Connor Wall has made most three-point shots in a season.

'Behaved kids' discount becomes a national story

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 3:44PM

There wasn’t anything unusual about the discount, Sogno DiVino co-owner Rob Scott said Friday. “When a family’s children have been well behaved, we always say something — ‘We took care of your desserts,’ ‘We really want to thank you,’” he said. “This time we wrote it down, and [the customer] put it on her Facebook page.” To Scott, the ensuing response was surprising.

Police looking for witnesses to car crash at Agate Pass Bridge

  • Mar 5, 2013 at 9:50AM

The Bainbridge Island Police Department is asking witnesses to Monday's crash at the Agate Pass Bridge to step forward and assist with the investigation.

Bucs, Vikes prepare for first round of District tournament | Basketball

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 10:43AM

The West Central District III tournament begins Feb. 12 with girl's basketball.

NK's Chloe Seferos qualifies for State in all-around | Gymnastics

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 11:45AM

Kingston will send three to State championships, North Kitsap sends six.

Woman injured in crash on Bond Road near Kingston

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 12:30PM

A Poulsbo woman was taken to a local hospital Monday after her late-model SUV crashed near the intersection of Bond Road and Port Gamble Road.

Vikings represented in seven events at State, Bucs in four | Boys Swimming

  • Feb 12, 2013 at 6:00AM

State qualifying times were earned during the West Central District III meet, Feb. 8-9.

Cityhood: Decision day for Silverdale on incorporation

  • Feb 12, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:40PM

If approved, Silverdale would be Kitsap’s third-largest city, with approximately 19,140 residents. Bremerton is the largest city, with 39,051 residents; Bainbridge is the second-largest, 23,025.

Mall, farm owners dropped from mud run lawsuit

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 10:12AM

The Silverdale Chamber of Commerce stands alone in defending a lawsuit filed by four injured participants in last year’s chamber-sponsored Extreme K Mud Run.

Sheriff loses track of vacation hours

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 10:13AM

Washington State Auditor’s Office found that the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office didn’t adequately control its employee leave system.

North Kitsap Vikings advance in District tournament | Basketball

  • Feb 13, 2013 at 2:36PM

The Vikings girl's team advances to play Sumner Feb. 14. The Buccaneer girls are eliminated. Both boys basketball teams play tonight, Feb. 13.

Vietnam vets wait for ‘Welcome home’

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 2:23PM

Senate to act next on legislation to name March 30 as Vietnam Veterans Day

Two vehicles crash in front of fire department

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 5:00PM updated at 9:09PM

A two-vehicle collision hit close to home for Bainbridge firefighters Thursday — right in front of their headquarters station on Madison Avenue.

School board president: A school will close

  • Feb 14, 2013 at 3:59PM

Total of nine classrooms empty at targeted schools

Suquamish Tribe will host Feb. 21 annual meeting with school board

  • Feb 14, 2013 at 4:08PM

The North Kitsap School Board and council members from the Suquamish Tribe and Port Gamble SKlallam Tribe will have their annual joint meeting Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m., in the House of Awakened Culture, 7235 NE Parkway, Suquamish.

Cantwell: 'Make sure that Indian Country grows even stronger’ | Video

  • Feb 14, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Feb 18, 2013 at 10:39AM

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, highlighted key issues in Indian Country during the Congressional Response to the National Congress of American Indians’ State of Indian Nations Address Thursday.

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