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- Sep 2, 2014 at 4:11PM
A 31-year-old Kingston man was charged with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and one count of possession of heroin after police said they used a confidential informant to buy "pure heroin" from the man on three different occasions.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 11:03AM
The fuel spill that canceled 14 one-way ferry sailing between Edmonds and Kingston occurred when Washington State Ferry personnel were transferring fuel to an emergency generator tank
- Sep 25, 2014 at 4:14PM
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources will launch a major cleanup next week of creosote-saturated pilings and debris along the Puget Sound shores of Kitsap County.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 6:00AM
The Kingston Buccaneers play W.F. West at home Sept. 5, 7 p.m.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 3:41PM
A former Kingston High School student was arrested Sept. 5 after two men told school staff the student was angry at the school and had access to weapons. The school contacted the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office at 3 p.m., Sept. 4 after the two men told school staff members of the perceived threat. Deputies responded and asked detectives to assist.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 5:15PM
Reports related to the July 4 fatal collision between a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue engine and a Yamaha scooter could be forwarded to the Kitsap County prosecutor’s office by Sept. 12.
- Sep 6, 2014 at 8:08AM
An 18-year-old Kingston man is expected to make an initial appearance in Kitsap County District Court at 3 p.m. Sept. 8 on allegations he threatened violence against Kingston High School. The suspect was booked into Kitsap County Jail on charges of felony harassment and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. Total bail was set at $200,000.
- Sep 7, 2014 at 1:00PM
A Universal Life Church minister who once ran for Eglon Port Commission is scheduled to return to court on an injury hit and run charge Sept. 12, 8:30 a.m., in Kitsap County District Court room 201. Marcus G. Croman’s retired ambulance-turned-Kingston Rescue Mission vehicle allegedly struck a pedestrian on Suquamish Way near Highway 305 and left the scene July 2.
- Sep 8, 2014 at 8:00AM
Chuck served our country for 22 years in the United States Army, from March 1958 to October 1980, and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He earned several medals and recognitions, including the Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, Korean Expeditionary Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal. After his retirement from the Army, he worked at the Trident Refit Facility at Bangor Naval Base in Kitsap County from June 1985 to December 1999.
- 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.”