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Former North Kitsap man, convicted of sex offenses, asks court to release him from involuntary civil commitment
- Apr 1, 2014 at 12:44PM
A trial to keep a man convicted of three sexually violent offenses in Washington's Special Commitment Center began March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court. The state Attorney General's Office is working to keep Elmer Todd Gillis, 49, confined. Gillis is asking the court for unconditional release into the community, as allowed under law.
- Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 12:08PM
It was almost midday at the Port Gamble S’Klallam skatepark, and Louie Gong and Josh Wisniewski were preparing to put some final touches on the art sprayed onto the cement. The two were discussing the collaboration that resulted in a skatepark that was more than a place for people to skateboard. Then, the sound of wings overhead as an eagle flew above, almost directly over a Coast Salish painting of an eagle.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 10:32AM
Honor was a remarkable boy who brought joy to everyone he met. He had a gentleness about him that drew people near. Those who know him will say he had a way of brightening almost any situation by merely being present.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 10:23AM
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service on April 7, 1 p.m. at the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Gym in Little Boston. Interment will take place at the Tribal Cemetery.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 11:05AM
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7-10 and April 14-17, state Department of Transportation maintenance crews will mow along a nearly six-mile stretch of SR 104 between Bond Road Northeast and the Hood Canal Bridge.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 2:22PM
Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and rooting for his favorite sports teams. He was able to fix anything and was a skilled carpenter.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 3:07PM
Chalk up another school record for Kingston High School graduate Ruby Roberts.
- May 2, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 5:07PM
When Marianna Mears bought what is now Poulsbohemian café in 1999, she was charmed by the 50-year-old former two-bedroom house with its uninterrupted view of Liberty Bay. One could walk out on the overlook on the bay side of the building and soak in the view and salt air. That was before the night of Dec. 13, 2004.
- Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00PM
Could be 100 rooms, on site of old casino off Hansville Road.
- Apr 11, 2014 at 6:21AM
For the first 48 hours following the destructive mudslide, no one knew if a second tragedy would be triggered — a wall of water that would surge downstream, causing even more flooding. As the enormity of the disaster began to be apparent, the Red Cross mobilized volunteers.
- Apr 12, 2014 at 6:00AM
Para-educator starts program to ensure children are adequately clothed.
- Apr 15, 2014 at 10:00AM
The Vikings varsity team defeated the Olympic Trojans 12-7.
- May 7, 2014 at 10:31AM
A cyclist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after her bicycle collided with a Kitsap Transit bus on Highway 305 and Totten Road, May 7. Washington State Patrol, Poulsbo Police, Suquamish Police and the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene shortly after 6:30 a.m. The cyclist, described as a Poulsbo woman in her 40s, was transported by the Poulsbo Fire Department to the Bainbridge Island Fire Department where she was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
- May 7, 2014 at 11:35AM
Cyclist in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center.
- Apr 15, 2014 at 1:51PM
Gordon Elementary School principal's letter to 'Gordon families and friends'
- Apr 15, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 16, 2014 at 11:25AM
Rachel Osborn resigned April 14 as principal of Gordon Elementary School so she can focus on completing her doctoral dissertation. In a letter to Gordon parents and community members, Osborn wrote that her last day will be June 30. District communications coordinator Jenn Markaryan said the district “will be working towards a replacement as soon as possible.”
- May 8, 2014 at 1:00PM updated May 9, 2014 at 9:32AM
The driver of a white Cadilac was pulled from his car after it was submerged in the water off Bachman Park shortly after 10 a.m. this morning and given cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The man survived and is being treated at Harrison Hospital in Bremerton.
- May 8, 2014 at 2:20PM
More than 200 nonprofits in Kitsap will benefit from the day of giving.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 2:29PM
The North Kitsap Vikings were down 4-3 in the top of the seventh when Leif Klinger stepped up to the plate April 15.
- Apr 17, 2014 at 1:25PM
Of the five schools receiving the award, Pearson Elementary School will receive an award for overall excellence. Vinland Elementary and North Kitsap High School will be awarded for “high progress.” Kingston High School will receive special recognition in math growth. And the middle school Options program will receive special recognition in reading growth.
- Apr 18, 2014 at 10:27AM
Penny Gienger was announced as the next North Kitsap High School girls basketball head April 17.
- May 12, 2014 at 10:57AM
A four-car collision has slowed traffic on Highway 305 at Viking Avenue May 12 around 10:15 a.m.
- May 12, 2014 at 4:43PM
Renee Pearl Peleti, 46, of Bainbridge Island sentenced to 15 months in prison
- May 14, 2014 at 9:17AM
A 57-year-old Poulsbo woman was charged with delivery of a controlled substance in Kitsap County District Court Tuesday after police alleged she was involved in the illegal sale of Oxycodone pills that her son had sold to a police informant.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 11:23AM
In the spring of 1980, more than a decade before Nirvana would release their second album and legitimize the Seattle sound to a world of listeners, two brothers from Bainbridge Island formed the band that would inspire an entirely new kind of rock-and-roll.