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- 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.
- Nov 8, 2014 at 8:00AM
Despite its new roots in Kitsap County, the program has got some students already dreaming of being famous.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 9:46AM
Kellen Landry's game-winning catch created mayhem at Civic Field, with Port Angeles students and fans joining the team on the field to celebrate the Roughriders' 20-14 overtime win over archrival Sequim last Friday, but it also might end up making a mess of the Olympic League postseason race.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 22, 2014 at 7:08PM
The four remaining members of the North Kitsap School Board are expected to elect a new board president Oct. 23.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 11:09AM
The Olympic League Tennis Championships were postponed Oct. 22 due to wet weather.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 11:53AM
Port Madison Bay remains closed to all shellfish harvesting.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 2:52PM
Ruby Roberts and the Washington State University women’s cross country team won the Indiana State Pre-Nationals Invitational Oct. 18.
- Oct 24, 2014 at 3:43PM
The four remaining North Kitsap School Board directors were split over whether Cindy Webster-Martinson or Scott Henden should be the board president. So on Oct. 23, they elected Bill Webb at the board meeting at Wolfle Elementary School.
- Nov 18, 2014 at 11:30AM
These hospitals are preparing to care for a person with Ebola for the duration of the illness
- Nov 18, 2014 at 11:37AM
Black Friday "Adopt till You Drop" planned along with Santa pet pictures on Dec. 6
- Oct 27, 2014 at 2:49PM
Because of a potential tie-breaking situation for other teams, the Kingston Buccaneers will play their last game of the year on a Thursday, instead of Friday.