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- Nov 20, 2012 at 2:37PM
As you know, a lot of people are having a tough time this year. Volunteers and staff members at Fishline and parishioners at St. Olaf’s Church are working hard to make sure those neighbors have what they need to feed their families at Thanksgiving. Those neighbors will pick up those neatly organized boxes this week. The generosity of each donor is clear in each box. But each box has a much bigger, more beautiful story to tell.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 10:20AM
It is now apparent that the Board of Commissioners has decided to exclude any project-specific wording describing the proposed Port Gamble development plans from the updated SMP. We applaud the commissioners for their willingness to listen to the citizens of Kitsap County.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 11:43AM
Maurice M. Murray of Kingston passed away Nov. 10 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle after complications from open heart surgery. He was 79.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 1:05PM
Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, is Nov. 24.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Nov 23, 2012 at 1:12PM
Be a Santa to a child or a senior, send a shoebox of gifts, entertain at senior lunch
- Nov 21, 2012 at 3:22PM
A service is scheduled Dec. 1, noon, in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Gym for Marian Dean Sparks and Anthony Ambrose Adams Sr., who died in a two-car crash on Highway 104 near Balmoral Place NE. The driver of the other car also died.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 4:00PM updated at 6:05PM
The sight was like a reward for all of the trouble of the previous two days. After city Public Works crews cleared the culvert through which Dogfish Creek flows under 8th Avenue and Lincoln Road, crews saw two salmon swim by and spawn.
- Nov 24, 2012 at 6:46AM
A man tumbled from his rowboat off Point No Point Friday afternoon while setting crabpots about 75 feet from shore. He was soon safely ashore, thanks to a life-jacket and a neighbor who came to his rescue.
- Nov 28, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Dec 3, 2012 at 10:52AM
On a webisode produced by the Sheckler Foundation, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe anthropologist Josh Wisniewski talks of looking out his office window daily and seeing young people riding skateboards, inline skates or bikes “with no real place to go to ride them and express themselves in their creativity.” That’s about to change.
- Nov 30, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Dec 3, 2012 at 4:43AM
Heronswood wants to help same-sex couples plant the seeds for a successful marriage. On Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m.—in celebration of Referendum 74 officially going into effect—the world-renowned botanical garden will open its gates for up to 20 same-sex couples looking to be among the first to tie the knot in Washington state.
- Nov 30, 2012 at 2:00PM
The hefty, 983-page book is important for the current generation, Laura Price told the crowd gathered Wednesday in the Port Gamble S’Klallam longhouse.
- Nov 30, 2012 at 2:35PM
There are six nominees for six positions on the board of directors of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. Deadline is Friday to submit ballots.
- Dec 3, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 3:38PM
North Kitsap School Board member Scott Henden said he can't accept the Suquamish Tribe’s sovereignty. And his views contributed to the postponement Nov. 8 of an interagency agreement regarding the Suquamish Tribe’s Chief Kitsap Academy, a school that offers the district’s Native students culturally based classes for which they can earn college credit.
- Dec 3, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Dec 4, 2012 at 11:36AM
Port Gamble Bay has been closed to shellfish harvesting until Dec. 10, after 30,000 gallons of wastewater were reported to have spilled from the Port Gamble S’Klallam’s wastewater treatment system.
- Dec 4, 2012 at 10:41AM
Joseph Price of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Youth Services Department and Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman will participate in the fourth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference. The conference is Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Interior Department’s Sidney R. Yates Auditorium. A representative from each of the 566 federally recognized Tribes in the U.S. is expected to attend.
- Dec 5, 2012 at 9:50AM
The Spartans schooled the North Kitsap Vikings in boys basketball Tuesday, 74-37, and put on a hoops clinic in Poulsbo.
- Dec 10, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Dec 11, 2012 at 1:43PM
UPDATE: A Suquamish man was killed and a Suquamish woman was rushed to a local hospital after an early morning crash Monday on Miller Bay Road between Kingston and Suquamish. Kitsap County Coroner Greg Sandstrom identified the man as Benjamin J. McLain, 27, of Suquamish.
- Dec 10, 2012 at 7:39AM
An interagency agreement regarding the Suquamish Tribe’s Chief Kitsap Academy, a school that offers the district’s Native students culturally based classes for which they can earn college credit, was approved by the North Kitsap School District on Dec. 6.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 7:00AM
Makeup artist Sarah Jones of Bainbridge offered her services as a sign of solidarity with the couples marrying this day. She’s white and her husband is African-American, and it wasn’t long ago that marriages like hers were not legal; it was only in 1967 that a U.S. Supreme Court decision ended all race-based legal restrictions on marriage. So on Sunday, as gender-based legal restrictions on marriage were lifted in Washington state and the first same-gender couples married, Jones felt compelled to be there, offering free makeup services to the spouses-to-be and members of their wedding parties.
- Dec 11, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Dec 12, 2012 at 9:54AM
The National Park Service has selected the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails as national Trail of the Month for December.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 6:00AM
After more than a year of planning, a new youth sports organization is up and running.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 14, 2012 at 2:59PM
UPDATE: The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is suspending the search for Brandon Blanford, but continuing to ask for the public’s help in providing information that could lead to his whereabouts.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 4:38PM
Reaction to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 4:43PM
Friday afternoon, local elementary school children went home to a world that had changed considerably since the day started.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 11:05AM
Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson thinks of the Hostmark area as a little city when school is in session — a little city in need of protection.