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- Feb 28, 2012 at 4:39PM
It’s going to be a wet week. The National Weather Service says North Kitsap residents can expect rain showers before 10 p.m. Tuesday, then rain and snow showers with the snow level at 400 feet and temperatures around 34. Little or no snow accumulation is expected.
- Mar 1, 2012 at 11:13AM
The phrase "scratch and win" could soon turn into scratch, win and build if the Legislature approves using lottery revenue to fund construction within school districts.
- Mar 1, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Mar 2, 2012 at 9:47AM
The Kingston Buccaneers boys basketball team has secured at least a fifth-place finish in the 2A state tournament.
- Mar 2, 2012 at 12:57PM
Republicans across Washington state gather together on Saturday, 9 a.m. to join in their party’s caucus and present a big prize to the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination: 40 delegates and some momentum going into Super Tuesday.
- Mar 2, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Mar 3, 2012 at 9:14AM
At one point or another, everyone had a smile during State Park Ranger Ed Johanson's memorial service Friday. Family members and colleagues talked of Johanson's whimsical side, as well as his passion for his work at Kitsap area state parks.
- Mar 2, 2012 at 11:00PM updated Mar 3, 2012 at 9:15AM
Kingston lost its shot at the 2A state title after Friday night's loss to Lynden. Saturday, it contends for third or fifth.
- Mar 3, 2012 at 4:04PM
Kingston was back in full force Saturday afternoon. The team's defense, which became a cornerstone of the team this season, made itself known and the Bucs had the best free-throw game in program history. With that, the Bucs took third place in the 2A State Tournament in the Yakima Valley SunDome after defeating the Lindbergh Eagles 57-46.
- Mar 4, 2012 at 2:58PM
A list of totaled statistics from the Kingston boys varsity team at the 2A State tournament March 1-3 and photos from the final game, inside.
- Mar 6, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Mar 7, 2012 at 1:42PM
Despite budget cuts and declining enrollment in the North Kitsap School District, Patrice Page believes district staff members should not lose sight of student achievement.
- Mar 7, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:29PM
Robert Kuehl has worked in the Tumwater School District since 1981. He was the second of three superintendent finalists to address the North Kitsap community Tuesday night. His goal, he said, is to become a superintendent.
- Mar 8, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 10:19AM
NASA officials say solar particles ejected from the sun at speeds of 1,300 miles per second could reach Earth Thursday morning or afternoon could interrupt GPS and radio transmission and cause aurora.
- Mar 8, 2012 at 10:33AM
Kilmer, Sauerwein among those already declared for the seat, while Angel says she will consider a run
- Mar 9, 2012 at 12:00PM
Tsimshian artist David Boxley of Kingston and Metlakatla is one of six Native artists recognized by First Peoples Fund with the 2012 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award.
- Mar 12, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Mar 13, 2012 at 10:52AM
Over a thousand firefighters eagerly awaited the 69 flights of stairs Sunday, though knowing how exhausted they would be in less than an hour.
- Mar 13, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:43PM
Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson knows gridlock, and just not the political kind. Before she was mayor, she was chief financial officer of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and a commuter. During rush hour “it could take 45 minutes to get across the island,” she said. Since joining the City Council and then becoming mayor, she’s been involved with leaders from the state, county and Suquamish Tribe in trying to improve the flow of traffic and eliminate snags, particularly at the 305/Suquamish Way intersection near the Agate Pass Bridge. Their work, and patience, are paying off.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 9:27AM
One man was transported to a local hospital while two others declined treatment in an apparent rear-end, chain-reaction crash that destroyed one vehicle and caused serious damage to two others, just east of Miller Bay Road on State Route 104 Tuesday evening
- Mar 14, 2012 at 3:59PM
Military veterans living near the edge of financial ruin in Kitsap County now have access to less aid following the Board of County Commissioners’ vote last week to reduce individual payouts.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 4:02PM
It’s no question that more foster parents are needed in the Kitsap area. In addition, having a diverse pool of foster parents is also just as important, say foster care recruiters and regional administrators with the state Department of Children and Family Services.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 4:11PM
Various changes to the driving-under-the-influence law have unanimously passed the Legislature and will become effective upon the governor’s signature.
- Mar 15, 2012 at 2:16PM
Kitsap County Commissioner Josh Brown is weighing a run for the 6th District congressional seat, adding to a large list of potential candidates who could succeed retiring Congressman Norm Dicks.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 2:00PM
Troy Darien Stinson of Kingston lost his battle with stomach cancer on March 12. He was 47.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 12:32PM
Grann Arthur Steele became the fourth Eagle Scout in his family March 3. More than 100 people attended his Court of Honor ceremony at Bayside Church in Kingston and, of this group, there were 12 other Eagle Scouts. Among those attending was a Scout troop from Canada, as well as his brother Garrett, who became an Eagle in 2007; father Gary, who became an Eagle in 1972; and uncle Darrell, who became an Eagle in 1967.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 1:29PM
Senior attack Ryan Perez led the scoring for North Kitsap, contributing 3 goals and 1 assist. Senior midfielder Nick Stevens contributed 1 goal and snagged 10 ground balls.
- Mar 18, 2012 at 7:29PM
Irene Carper was reelected to Council Position No. 1, receiving 187 votes to challenger Bennie Armstrong’s 139. Bardow Lewis was reelected to Council Position No. 2, receiving 123 votes to Nigel Lawrence’s 94, Lois Sullivan’s 75, and Bill Stroud’s 38. Luther “Jay” Mills Jr. ran unopposed for Council Position No. 3.
- Mar 19, 2012 at 7:38AM
The North Kitsap School Board meets 6:30-8 p.m. in the district office board room, 18360 Caldart Ave. NE in Poulsbo, will “immediately move into Executive Session to further consider the qualifications of applicants for the position of Superintendent,” according to the agenda, and then will return to open session “and may consider action to offer the position of Superintendent.”