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- Sep 8, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 2:41PM
Mari Lynn McKinstry Lazur passed away on Aug. 28 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was initially diagnosed in April 2012. After seven surgeries, three chemotherapy agents, radiation, two clinical trials, her fight ended. She passed away peacefully under the care of hospice and her beloved husband and mother.
- Sep 30, 2014 at 2:00PM
The next 144-car state ferry could be named after the people of the clear salt water. “Suquamish” is one of four names under final consideration by the state Transportation Commission for the next 144-car ferry scheduled for construction. The others are “Chimacum,” “Cowlitz,” and “Sammamish.”
- Sep 8, 2014 at 4:43PM
The Suquamish Tribe is requesting the Washington State Transportation Commission consider naming the new 144-car ferry Suquamish, to recognize the maritime history of the Suquamish people, the significant role the Tribe has played in the history of Washington state, and to commemorate the historical importance of the Suquamish waterfront to the Mosquito Fleet routes in the Central Puget Sound.
- Sep 9, 2014 at 8:39AM
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighters and staff are inviting the public to join them in marking the solemn anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at a free community breakfast on Thursday from 7–10 a.m.
- Sep 9, 2014 at 9:21AM
A former Kingston High School student was charged in District Court on Sept. 8 with felony harassment for making threats to “shoot up” the school. Matthew Allen Smiley, 18, was arrested the morning of Sept. 5 at his Kingston home. He was arrested for felony harassment and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. He was formally charged in District Court with “felony harassment for making threats to kill.”
- Sep 9, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 10, 2014 at 6:23AM
All four people were arrested for allegedly making threats to harm witnesses in connection with the investigation into Smiley’s alleged threats against Kingston High School
- Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 11:27AM
Sebastian Khalil Carroll, 19, was arrested at the Bremerton Department of Corrections Office Sept. 10. He is being held on $100,000 bail and escape from community custody.
- Oct 3, 2014 at 10:08AM
New power poles expected in October as Puget Sound Energy continues to replace power lines and towers between the island and the Kitsap Peninsula across Agate Pass.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 1:26PM
Through last week’s Olympic League meet at Bremerton, Sequim’s boys track squad has been unbeatable. Sequim’s girls, nearly so.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 10:26AM
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled East Jefferson County and the Puget Sound region early Sept. 17
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- 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.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Oct 18, 2014 at 6:01PM
Candidates said they supported restoring funding to caregiver programs
- Oct 17, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 18, 2014 at 1:39PM
Candidates for county auditor, assessor and commissioner talked about the issues, and emphasized their differences, at the Kitsap League of Women Voters forum, Oct. 13 in Poulsbo City Hall.
- Sep 25, 2014 at 3:27PM
The Animal Control wing of the Kitsap Humane Society is continuing its case into two dead dogs found near a Port Gamble trailhead.
- Sep 25, 2014 at 3:19PM
Kingston junior Alexander Winn topped the charts for the Buccaneers during a home cross country meet Sept. 24.
- 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.