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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.

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.

Spring sailing schedule and fare changes around the corner

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 1:43PM

Annual peak-season surcharges begin on May 1. Surcharges apply to single-use passenger and driver fares only.

Poulsbo man faces felony charge after allegedly writing bad check on account for Bainbridge business

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 3:06PM

A 51-year-old Poulsbo man has been charged in Kitsap County District Court with unlawful issuance of a bank check, a felony, after he allegedly wrote a $5,000 check on a Bainbridge business account that he knew couldn't be cashed.

KHS Athletic Boosters host annual auction fundraiser

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 11:57AM

The fundraiser is March 8 at the White Horse Clubhouse

Shellfish harvesting reopens on most of Hood Canal

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 12:34PM

The Bangor shoreline remains closed, according to state Health Department spokesman Mark Toy. As of Feb. 26, there was still "a little" oily bilge water running off the pier where a pump had failed, Toy said. The failed pump caused an estimated 2,000 gallons of oily bilge water to spill into Hood Canal.

More roof replacements could be on the way in North Kitsap School District

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 3:09PM

Gordon Elementary School may have a new roof before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

BIA approves addition of White Horse Golf Course to Port Madison Indian Reservation

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:08AM

The Port Madison Indian Reservation has been expanded by 283 acres to include all of White Horse Golf Course. The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced the change in a proclamation issued Feb. 28.

Local business to host fundraiser for mudslide victims

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 11:31AM

Boston Deli and Pizza is hosting a fundraiser April 3 to raise money for the Oso mudslide.

Attorney General’s open government bill signed into law

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 11:31AM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s bill to strengthen the state’s open government laws by requiring training for public officials was signed into law March 27 by Gov. Jay Inslee with strong bipartisan support. The law takes effect July 1.

Many still unhappy with state basketball tournament format

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 1:03PM

WIAA's decision to discontinue 16-team, one-site hoops tourneys still angers many coaches, fans

Kitsap County shows its appreciation to veterans, men and women in uniform | SLIDESHOW

  • Mar 31, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Apr 1, 2014 at 11:16AM

Veterans, military members and their families packed the pavilion at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds to celebrate Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, March 29.

Port Orchard Eagles set fundraisers for Oso mudslide victims

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 9:04AM

The Port Orchard Eagles will host a fundraiser on April 5 and 12 to raise funds for the Oso mudslide victims.

‘This is what it’s about’

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 11:33AM

At the Stan Purser Memorial Powwow, people gather for the joy of culture and sharing

Can-do artist: ‘Kitty Kans’ are pawsitively adorable

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 12:15PM

Blame it on Howard. Or Chunky Monkey, Alphy, Grizzly and Pumpkin.

Olympic League will split into two divisions in 2014-15

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Mar 11, 2014 at 6:15AM

The change could mean that with fewer teams in the 2A classification, Olympic League teams in 2A could lose a district tourney berth every other year in some sports, according to Dave Ditlefsen, Sequim High School’s athletic director.

PSE offers floor insulation incentives, free duct sealing for electric customers living in manufactured homes

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

Puget Sound Energy will offer floor insulation incentives and free duct sealing designed to increase comfort and help customers manage their energy bills.

Legislators grapple with merging medical and recreational marijuana

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 9:24AM

Washington’s first marijuana retail license was recently issued, but legislators are still trying to reconcile the medical and recreational-marijuana markets before stores open this summer.

Lottery funds could be the ticket for new classrooms

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 9:18AM

From Safeco Stadium to the Qwest Field and Exhibition Center in Seattle, lottery revenue has been the winning ticket for various cash-starved state accounts. A proposal in the Legislature would turn lottery proceeds into new classrooms across Washington state.

Rodeo Drive-In releases movie times for April

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 1:41PM

Here's the movie times for the Bremerton drive-in movie theater.

Navy Region Northwest Nears Energy Reduction Goal

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 1:42PM

Navy Region Northwest, the Navy's third largest fleet concentration area, is nearing its goal of reducing energy usage by 30 percent by the end of fiscal year 2015.

Bainbridge man identified as murder victim

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 3:18PM

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim of a murder late last week in Edmonds as a 23-year-old Bainbridge Island man.

Increased number of students opting out of North Kitsap School District

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 3:47PM

The number of students living within the North Kitsap School District but attending schools elsewhere has reached the highest level in the district's history.

Regional mail thief sentenced to 51 months in prison

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 8:42PM

Port Townsend man stole 1,000 pounds of mail from Kitsap County residents

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