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- Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM
PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County filed an action March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court requesting an injunction against Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club for failing to obtain a required operational range permit. In September 2014, Kitsap County Commissioners passed Ordinance 515-2014, which became effective December 22, 2014, establishing a requirement that outdoor shooting ranges obtain an operating permit.
- Mar 12, 2015 at 1:26PM
Sheriff: Everyone must participate ‘to increase awareness and join the fight’
- Mar 12, 2015 at 1:05PM
One person died and two were injured in a two-car, head-on collision on state Highway 104 late March 11. A 28-year-old Sequim man, whose identity was being withheld until next of kin were notified, was declared dead at the scene, Washington State Patrol reported.
- Mar 12, 2015 at 3:59PM
The driver of a car killed in a head-on collision on March 11 at Highway 104 and Parcells Road has been identified. The driver was Benjamin MacQueen, 28, of Sequim, the Washington State Patrol reported March 12. MacQueen was declared dead at the scene. His next of kin were notified by the Kitsap County Coroner.
NKSD hires new principal for Poulsbo Middle School, director of learning support, director of student support
- Mar 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 18, 2015 at 10:46AM
The North Kitsap School Board hired a new principal for Poulsbo Middle School on March 12, as well as a district director of learning support and a director of student support.
- Mar 16, 2015 at 11:52AM
The condition of two people injured in a car crash March 11 is improving. James Norberg, 53, of Kingston, and his 14-year-old daughter were admitted to Harborview Medical Center after a head-on-collision on Highway 104 and Parcells Road.
- Mar 16, 2015 at 12:13PM
When thinking of ways to share the work the North Kitsap Schools Foundation helps fund, Shannon Singleton thought a video showcasing the projects would be a good idea. And who better to produce the video than two students the foundation helps support?
- Mar 16, 2015 at 3:16PM
So the story goes, the Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award Foundation was founded in the 1980s after several local school levies failed at the polls. The idea behind the foundation: Let voters know about the good work that teachers do, what they are doing to prepare young people for life, how they meet the challenges of teaching amid economic, political and social changes, their place in the circle of American life: that well-educated students means a more competitive workforce and engaged citizenry, which means a healthier economy and stronger communities.
- Mar 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 6:17PM
Rich Purser was elected to the position 1 council seat, vacated by Irene Carper, who chose not to run. Sammy Mabe defeated incumbent Bardow Lewis and other candidates for the position 2 seat in the March 15 election. Council member Luther "Jay" Mills, position 3, was reelected.
- May 1, 2015 at 11:51AM
Ron Lee was a mechanic. He flew small airplanes. He was a fly fisherman. He rode a Harley. He played the harmonica and banjo and sang. He was an artist. He even did flower arranging. “He was a really fascinating guy,” said Amy Geil, who worked for Lee in the North Kitsap School District’s transportation department. “He was a true renaissance man. He was able to do so many things, and he was good at all of them.”
- Mar 17, 2015 at 12:09PM
Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman has been named to the Transportation Futures Task Force, which is studying the central Puget Sound region's long-term transportation needs and funding for solutions.
- May 1, 2015 at 12:48PM
At 4 p.m. on May 3 at 4 p.m., the Village Green Foundation will turn the first shovels of dirt to symbolically usher in the start of construction of the long-awaited 23,000-square-foot Village Green Community Center.
- May 1, 2015 at 12:49PM
Before Earth Day, Kingston Christian Church had seven trees at the front of its property. Now there aren’t any, the result of a project the church undertook for safety reasons.
- May 1, 2015 at 12:49PM
With a flicker of bipartisanship, work has begun on a significant reform of the nation’s main education law No Child Left Behind, which could end a lot of the frustration among students, parents and teachers with the emphasis it puts on testing students by shifting authority and decision making to the states and local school districts.
- May 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 12:50PM
Members of the North Kitsap Education Association, the union that represents NKSD teachers, voted April 30 to join other districts in the state by participating in a one-day walkout.
- May 1, 2015 at 1:15PM
Tenille Schwan, 36, of Kingston finished in the top half of runners in the 119th Boston Marathon, April 20. Four hours later, she and her fiance, Ik Icard, were on a plane to Mexico to be married.
- May 1, 2015 at 1:27PM
The Kingston Port Commission will host a special meeting at 9-11 a.m. May 4 to discuss a sailing program operating out of the Port of Kingston.
- Apr 30, 2015 at 3:00PM updated May 1, 2015 at 2:06PM
Eight employees were taken to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton for what are thought to be minor breathing issues.
- May 1, 2015 at 1:06PM
North Kitsap (3-7) headed to Bainbridge (5-2) for a non-league game on April 30, third in the Olympic Conference but the playoffs outside their grasp. For a team that can play with such intensity, what went wrong?
- May 2, 2015 at 8:23AM
Bainbridge inched closer to regain a .500 record in boys lacrosse as the Spartans easily handled North Kitsap in prep action, April 30 at Battle Point Park on Bainbridge Island.
- May 1, 2015 at 3:37PM
The Bainbridge Island Dive Club jumped into the ferociously competitive fray of the Junior Region 10 Championships this past weekend in Beaverton and two divers earned a chance to compete at the USA Diving Zone E Championship meet next month.
- May 2, 2015 at 12:00PM
Employees get a chance to visit France and learn traditional craft of crepe making.
- Apr 10, 2015 at 9:47AM
Kingston Adventures co-owner Beth Brewster and supporters have filed numerous requests for public records related to her claims that the Port of Kingston is discriminatory. According to Port Executive Director David Malone, the port usually receives a couple of public records requests in a year. It processed 56 requests in three months, he said.
- Apr 10, 2015 at 9:25AM
Kingston Adventures dropped its discrimination lawsuit against the Port of Kingston on March 31. The business is still appealing its eviction from the Kingston Marina. Attorneys Carl J. Marquardt of Seattle and Christopher J. Kerley of Spokane filed the Stipulation for Voluntary Dismissal in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, stating that both sides had agreed to voluntarily dismiss the case “without prejudice to any party.”
- Apr 13, 2015 at 5:39AM
Richards is the son of Jennifer E. Richards of Port Orchard. He is a 2013 graduate of Academy Northwest High School, Poulsbo.