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- Jan 6, 2015 at 11:43AM
Earl Hanson lived a full life: World War II veteran. Planner and estimator at Keyport. Skiing instructor. Past president of the Sons of Norway and the Poulsbo Historical Society. Official greeter at the Poulsbo First Lutheran Church’s annual Lutefisk Dinner. Host of countless visitors from Norway and Sapmi (the land of the Saami people). Husband of 61 years. Father, grandfather and great-grandfather. And yet, in his 91 years of life, one experience stood out to him in a unique way, having fed his early moral conscience and sense of social justice.
- Dec 15, 2014 at 2:09PM
The 18-year-old who threatened to shoot a gun in Kingston High School pleaded guilty and was released from custody Dec. 12. Matthew Allen Smiley was sentenced to three months in the Kitsap County Corrections Center, the standard sentence. Because he received credit for time served and it was his first offense, Smiley was released after pleading guilty.
- Dec 16, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 4:33PM
The body of a man discovered washed up on a Kingston beach the afternoon of Dec. 9 has been identified as Lawrence E. Zane, 73, of Burien.
- Dec 16, 2014 at 3:59PM
The Kingston Buccaneers' season began with a 54-58 victory over the North Kitsap Vikings.
- Dec 16, 2014 at 4:15PM
The North Kitsap Vikings outscored their North end rivals during the conference-opener Dec. 12. The Vikings won 97-66 at home.
- Dec 17, 2014 at 10:49AM
The 10:25 a.m. sailing from the Washington State Ferries terminal in Kingston was delayed due to a medical emergency on the Tokitae.
- Dec 18, 2014 at 10:11AM
The Bucs lost 90-75 at the North Kitsap Community Pool.
- Dec 19, 2014 at 11:37AM
The Village Green Foundation Board of Directors will begin accepting bids for the community center’s construction in January.
- Dec 19, 2014 at 1:17PM
Lawrence E. Zane was born on Dec. 9, 1941, two days after the attack on Pearl Harbor propelled the United States into the Second World War. (Actor Beau Bridges and singer-songwriter Dan Hicks were born that day too). President Roosevelt gave one of his “fireside chats” over radio that day to prepare Americans for the war ahead. The U.S. conducted its first bombing mission of the war, in Luzon, the Philippines. Zane’s exit from the world was presumably quieter, and lonelier, than the times in which he entered it.
- Jan 12, 2015 at 2:27PM
Hundreds gathered at a candlelight vigil on Jan. 11. Another vigil is scheduled Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m., at Olympic High School.
- Jan 12, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 13, 2015 at 1:28PM
Kitsap County Superior Court in the juvenile division filed two court documents regarding Sunday's car crash
- Jan 12, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Jan 13, 2015 at 1:30PM
A hearing will be held to determine whether the alleged driver in Sunday's fatal car crash will be charged as an adult.
- Dec 22, 2014 at 12:18PM
School board adopts policy protecting participation of transgender students.
- Dec 23, 2014 at 1:14PM
In response to requests from the public to provide more consistent hours throughout Kitsap County departmental offices located on the Port Orchard campus, the Board of County Commissioners approved revised hours beginning Jan. 5.
- Jan 16, 2015 at 10:17AM
Actress Kimberly Parker performs her one-woman show, "Lost in Sound," in Seattle on Jan. 23.
- Jan 15, 2015 at 12:57PM
After a weeklong delay, the USS Nimitz finally docked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton.
- Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Aug 14, 2014 at 3:58PM
Of all the phone calls that come into the Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville, there probably will not be another that created the sort of buzz that rattled the front desk three weeks ago.
- Dec 27, 2014 at 7:32AM
The National Weather Service forecasts a chance of snow in Poulsbo late Dec. 28 as a storm moves over the Northwest. It’s going to be a wet weekend.
- Jan 20, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 3:38PM
Activists from a local peace group blocked the main gate and staged a mock funeral at the Navy’s West Coast Trident nuclear submarine base in an act of civil resistance to nuclear weapons, Jan. 17. More than 60 people participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr's life and legacy with a vigil outside the main gate at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.
- Dec 29, 2014 at 1:29PM
The Greater Kingston Area Chamber of Commerce is thinking of ways to pull businesses together.
- Dec 29, 2014 at 2:13PM
The Kingston severe weather shelter will be open Dec. 29 due to cold temperatures.
- Dec 30, 2014 at 9:34AM
One person was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center and another transported to Jefferson General after a collision near the west entrance to the Hood Canal Bridge the evening of Dec. 29.
- Dec 31, 2014 at 12:26PM
The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management is activating the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan because of below-freezing evening temperatures.
- Jan 22, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 2:33PM
Mark Stephens said he dabbles in bonsai. He’s been doing it for 25 years, but he only dabbles. Stephens, 56, sits before a juniper bonsai tree, or “shimpaku.” It’s jagged and unkempt, the result of a season spent shaded by a wisteria plant
- Dec 31, 2014 at 3:05PM
A Kitsap County Sheriff’s investigator found the driver of a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue fire engine “failed to give right of way” to the driver of a Yamaha scooter who was killed July 4, and is recommending the driver of the engine be cited for failure to “keep right except when passing, etc.”