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A good time to buy — and sell — a home

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 9:16AM

The median home price in Kitsap County was $235,000 in February, the fifth-highest median price in the 21 Western Washington counties in the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

Kitsap unemployment rate in January: 6.4 percent

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 9:18AM

The jobless rate was 6.4 percent in Kitsap County in January, the fifth-lowest in Washington state. King County had the lowest, 5.2 percent, followed by Whitman, 5.5 percent; Asotin, 5.7 percent; and Snohomish, 6 percent.

Woman's body found in drainage ditch on Clear Creek Road

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 28, 2013 at 1:09PM

A woman's body was found shortly after 7 a.m. Feb. 27 in a drainage ditch on the west side of NW Clear Creek Road, near gate 1 of Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor. A county employee conducting maintenance in the area called 911 to report finding the woman’s body, Kitsap County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said. The employee called 911 and patrol deputies went to the scene.

New column explores homelessness causes, solutions | View from the Street

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 1:41PM

I have been homeless before. The purpose of this column is to bring awareness to our area about homelessness in our community and break common stereotypes about how people become homeless.

Students release fry into natural environment this week

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 4:28PM

This week, students across Kitsap County said goodbye to salmon they've been raising for the last few months in classroom tanks.

Wolfle’s Clothing Closet

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Para-educator starts program to ensure children are adequately clothed.

S’Klallam Tribe revisiting hotel idea

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00PM

Could be 100 rooms, on site of old casino off Hansville Road.

Oso sees help from Bremerton locals

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

It didn’t take long for Ellen and Dennis Wood to fill up the back of their pickup truck with supplies to take to the Oso mudslide volunteers.

Silverdale boy gives away toys for kids in Oso

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Jordan Barrie, 5, decided to give away his stuffed animals to children in Oso. His mother's coworker collected supplies and drove up to the site to deliver the items, including Barrie's stuffed animals.

Kindergarten registration in NKSD begins March 3

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 11:45AM

Kindergarten registration at all elementary schools in North Kitsap begins March 3, from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Evening registration will be available during the times listed.

NKSD lowers cost for full-day kindergarten at all schools

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:26PM

Families paying full tuition will pay a maximum of $1,500 for full-day, down from $2,290. The cost for reduced tuition — for families on the free or reduced lunch plans — will be a maximum of $750.

A special place to play: One boy’s life is inspiration for new playground

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 12:22PM

Remember how it felt to sink both hands, palms down, fingers spread, into fresh wet sand on the beach? Or the exhilaration of rolling down a steep, grassy hill? Remember how it felt to be so close to the sky, you’re sure that you can reach the clouds in just one swing at a time?

Goodfellow is 2A/3A gymnastics coach of the year | Gymnastics

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 1:15PM

North Kitsap’s gymnastics coach was selected as coach of the year during the 2A/3A State Gymnastics Championships.

Taxi driver hits building in downtown Winslow with van

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 10:14AM

The driver of a Taxis & Tours van lost control of her vehicle while leaving the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal and struck the outside of the San Juan Building on Winslow Way.

Boys soccer: Wolves topple league-leading Vikings SLIDESHOW

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 7:28PM

Despite the lead, Sequim coach Dave Brasher said, nothing was safe about Sequim's 2-0 advantage late in Saturday's key Olympic League matchup with North Kitsap.

NK hitters bring home win over Trojans | Baseball

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Vikings varsity team defeated the Olympic Trojans 12-7.

Osborn: 'I have been truly honored to serve Gordon staff and families'

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 1:51PM

Gordon Elementary School principal's letter to 'Gordon families and friends'

Osborn resigns as principal of Gordon Elementary School

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 16, 2013 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.”

Judge denies request for sanctions against NKF&R lawyer in harassment case

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 1:13PM

Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jeanette Dalton denied an attorney’s request that North Kitsap Fire & Rescue’s attorney be sanctioned for alleged delays in presenting documents in a harassment lawsuit against the agency.

Vikes pull off seventh-inning win over Bucs | Baseball

  • 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.

North Kitsap JV hosts Curtis JV March 24, 5:30 p.m. | Girls lacrosse

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Mar 25, 2013 at 10:27AM

The North Kitsap JV girls lacrosse team is showing signs of emerging from this rebuilding year a strong, fit, seasoned team.

Legislators at odds on addressing basic education funding

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 9:26AM

While the budgets the House and Senate Democrats proposed were nearly identical, Senate Republicans believe the debate over education funding is a battle best fought next year.

Kitsap students get first-hand experience in the medical industry

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 10:12AM

On March 21, high school juniors and seniors convened at Harrison Medical Center campuses from Silverdale to Bremerton to participate in Student Job Shadow Day to learn more about medical field job opportunities.

One initiative would require, another would ban, background checks on all firearms transactions

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 11:49AM

Campaigns for dueling gun initiatives on this year’s ballot could bring national attention to Washington state, and contribute to an ongoing debate about gun laws across the United States.

Belfair man wins $1,000,000 playing Washington’s Lottery Gems “Black Diamond” Scratch

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 1:15PM

On Monday, March 17, the man decided to stop by his local Safeway store, after a trip to Bremerton, to purchase a Lottery ticket.

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