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Point Julia pier removal may be completed by Sept. 18

  • 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.

4.0 quake hits Hood Canal, rattling Puget Sound area (and you?) early Sept. 17

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:26AM

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled East Jefferson County and the Puget Sound region early Sept. 17

New power poles going up on Bainbridge, North Kitsap

  • 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.

County removes BigBellys from downtown Kingston

  • 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.

111-year-old Port Gamble home saved from fire

  • 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.”

Get to know the candidates in the general election | In Our Opinion

  • 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.

Seniors tell candidates what the elderly need

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Oct 18, 2014 at 6:01PM

Candidates said they supported restoring funding to caregiver programs

Candidates stress their differences in Poulsbo forum | 2014 Election

  • 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.

Two dead German Shepherds found at Port Gamble trailhead

  • 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.

Winn finishes 3rd against PA, Bremerton | Cross country

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 3:19PM

Kingston junior Alexander Winn topped the charts for the Buccaneers during a home cross country meet Sept. 24.

‘Our culture is still alive’: Totem pole will be raised at Point Julia

  • 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.

Indianola dock closed while pilings replaced

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

The nearly 100-year-old Indianola dock is getting more sturdy — and more environmentally friendly.

Kingston could see passenger ferry again in 2017

  • 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.

Juveniles arrested at Kingston High School found guilty of witness intimidation

  • 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.

Lockdown at three schools lifted following 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.

Kingston ferry route was down to one vessel for at least the 3rd time since July

  • 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.

Edmonds-Kingston route down to one ferry

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:11AM

The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route is down to one ferry for the time being.

Ferry forum scheduled for Oct. 7 at NKF&R headquarters

  • 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.

Salsbury Point boat ramp replacement starts Oct. 14

  • 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.

Board of Natural Resources wants to purchase forestlands near Port Gamble

  • 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.

No hope for a Mike Hope legislative-salary reimbursement | The Petri Dish

  • 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.

Second culvert to be removed from Kingston estuary

  • 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.

Median sales price of a home in Kitsap: $249,950

  • 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.

Weedin will resign from the North Kitsap School Board

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 9:56AM

The job gave Dan Weedin a new appreciation for the work that school boards do.

Vote yes on Poulsbo Fire Proposition 1, NKF&R Proposition 1 | In Our Opinion

  • 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.

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