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- Jun 17, 2014 at 1:45PM
The North Kitsap School District did not have adequate timecard information to justify nearly $1.5 million in federal funding spent on wages and benefits for special-education program employees in 2012 and 2013, the state auditor’s office reported. In addition, 64 coupon books sold as part of a school fundraiser are unaccounted for, the community pool failed to keep track of passes sold, and a school didn’t receipt sales at its coffee stand.
- Jun 19, 2014 at 2:12PM
Tim Larson takes over as head wrestling coach for the Vikings
- Jun 20, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 23, 2014 at 4:05PM
North Kitsap's wooded corners have become lodging for residents lacking a roof over their heads, as homeless campsites come and go.
- Jun 23, 2014 at 6:00AM
More sports will be added for Kingston and Poulsbo middle schools starting in the fall
- Jul 16, 2014 at 9:00AM
The Kitsap Public Health District has closed waters to shellfish harvesting on the west shoreline of Bainbridge Island from the Agate Pass Bridge south to Point White after marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning were detected in high levels in shellfish samples from the Brownsville Marina in Port Orchard Narrows.
- Jul 16, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 17, 2014 at 2:54PM
The 12-year-old boy found unresponsive earlier this week in the water at Island Lake Park dock died Wednesday, according to Marce Edwards, spokesperson for Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. He passed away at 9:05 a.m. with his family by his bedside in the ICU.
- Jul 16, 2014 at 5:23PM
A new Crisis Intervention Officer program will be introduced to the public on July 30, 3-4:30 p.m., in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. The event will showcase improvements in how law enforcement will respond to incidents involving those with mental health problems, such as drug addiction and mental illness.
- Jul 17, 2014 at 3:48PM
An overhauled public workforce development program will be signed into law by President Barack Obama after overwhelming passage by both the House of Representatives and Senate, routing funding to Kitsap County to provide job training and employment support services.
- Jun 25, 2014 at 5:27PM
Joe Kortum coming out of retirement to serve as interim president of Harrison Medical Center, part of Franciscan Health System.
- Jul 18, 2014 at 8:00AM
The investigation is continuing into the apparent suicide of a convicted sex offender from Port Orchard, who was caught taking photos of young girls while working on a Washington state ferry.
- Jul 18, 2014 at 10:09AM
Last Sunday's sunset created a stunning landscape for those who wanted to snap a special photo.
- Jul 18, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM
Two lanes of traffic were blocked going northbound on Highway 3 around 11 a.m. this morning.
- Jun 26, 2014 at 3:25PM
A track and field camp benefitting the North Kitsap High School Track and Field program is scheduled July 7-11, 9 a.m. to noon at North Kitsap Stadium
- Jun 26, 2014 at 3:23PM
Kingston’s Tommy Nitchman, Alex Hernandez and Alex Worland were selected to all-state teams, as were North Kitsap’s Raul DeLuna and Utsav Shaha.
- Jun 27, 2014 at 6:00AM
Brewery owner signs lease to old Sacks Feed & Garden building
- Jul 20, 2014 at 10:00AM
The Washington State Building Code Council unanimously approved a change in state law that allows installation of simple rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems without review by an engineer.
- Jun 29, 2014 at 6:00AM
An inaugural race will not only provide evening entertainment in downtown Poulsbo, but a way to help students living in foreign countries visit the area.
- Jul 21, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 3:48PM
A man died and a woman was seriously injured after the car they were driving in went down an embankment early July 21 in Bremerton. Around 3:06 am, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a single motor vehicle crash in the area of Bahia Vista Drive and Sylvan Way, according to CKF&R public affairs.
- Jul 23, 2014 at 9:25AM
Bluegrass is the music of America. Bluegrass is the ultimate blending of the traditional folk tunes brought to this country in the 1600s by immigrants from Scotland, Ireland and England — an occurrence only possible in the burgeoning new world; it was the pop music of the Great Depression; it was one of the first musical genres to inspire festival concert events and, in proof of the massive revival of interest in the genre today, the International Bluegrass Music Association now claims members in all 50 states and more than 30 different countries.
- Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:17AM
A civilian employee of Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor was struck and killed by a truck that went off the road and onto the sidewalk when the driver lost control of the vehicle during a turn, Washington State Patrol reported July 23.
- Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:42PM
A memorial fund has been set up for the family of a 12-year-old boy who died in a Tacoma hospital after he was found floating in the water at a Poulsbo lake dock last week.
- Jul 2, 2014 at 11:20AM
Washington public school instructors spend most of the school day teaching, though as much as an hour of their time is devoted to preparing students for state tests.
- Jul 2, 2014 at 12:55PM
Once again, Poulsbo’s 3rd of July celebration neared and, once again, the Viking Fest Corporation, which presents the event, was short on cash for the fireworks spectacular over Liberty Bay.
- Jul 24, 2014 at 1:33PM
Bloedel Reserve will give summer one last hurrah with an old-fashioned outdoor party from 5:30 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, Aug. 30.
- Jul 25, 2014 at 1:43PM
Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation has commissioned Jane Landstra, a local music teacher and fiddler, to write an original song for the schooner, Fiddler’s Dream.