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- Sep 25, 2014 at 4:11PM
The 800-year-old western red cedar that S'Klallam artist Jimmy Price will transform into a totem pole will tell the story like no one can, will stand as a symbol of permanence in a place where others forced change for a century and a half.
- Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM
The nearly 100-year-old Indianola dock is getting more sturdy — and more environmentally friendly.
- Sep 30, 2014 at 2:19PM
There could be a new passenger-only ferry in Kingston if everything falls in place for Kitsap Transit in the next few years.
- Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 1:14PM
The three juveniles arrested for witness harassment and intimidation were found guilty by the juvenile division of the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office. The juveniles were found guilty of attempted intimidation of a witness, according to Timothy Drury, chief of the juvenile division. The juveniles were arrested Sept. 9 at Kingston High School during the investigation into alleged threats of violence against the high school. Matthew Smiley, a former student, is charged with making the threats.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 3:02PM
A 25-minute-long lockdown at three Central Kitsap schools today has been lifted after law enforcement determined a gun threat was unsubstantiated.
- Oct 3, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:42PM
The announcement of the Spokane being out of service the morning of Oct. 3 marked at least the third time the Edmonds-Kingston ferry route has been down to one vessel since July 30.
- Oct 3, 2014 at 10:11AM
The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route is down to one ferry for the time being.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 9, 2014 at 9:56AM
The job gave Dan Weedin a new appreciation for the work that school boards do.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Nov 4, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Nov 6, 2014 at 8:40AM
A South Kitsap man accused of murdering his girlfriend and then posting graphic photographs of her and comments on the Internet was arrested in Oregon.
- Nov 4, 2014 at 8:11PM
Rep. Drew Hansen has won another term representing the 23rd District in Olympia.
- 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."
- Nov 6, 2014 at 10:26AM
Students who can benefit from a science and technology full-tuition scholarship every year will triple thanks to a $2 million endowment given to the OC Foundation last week.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 4:06PM
According to people who knew him, there will be a lot to celebrate. “You won’t find anybody who doesn’t have a Hal story,” said Walt Elliott, a Kingston port commissioner and volunteer for many causes.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 1:16PM
The Kingston Buccaneers showed improvement with a first- place team finish at the league meet at Port Townsend on Oct. 15.
- Dec 1, 2014 at 6:00AM
A severe weather shelter in Kingston could be operational in December.