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- 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.
- 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.