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Bucs win third at State, defeat Lindbergh Eagles 57-46 | State basketball

  • Mar 3, 2012 at 4:04PM

Kingston was back in full force Saturday afternoon. The team's defense, which became a cornerstone of the team this season, made itself known and the Bucs had the best free-throw game in program history. With that, the Bucs took third place in the 2A State Tournament in the Yakima Valley SunDome after defeating the Lindbergh Eagles 57-46.

Byers, Deam, Mays led scoring for Buccaneers at State

  • Mar 4, 2012 at 2:58PM

A list of totaled statistics from the Kingston boys varsity team at the 2A State tournament March 1-3 and photos from the final game, inside.

Page weighs in on superintendent position

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Mar 7, 2012 at 1:42PM

Despite budget cuts and declining enrollment in the North Kitsap School District, Patrice Page believes district staff members should not lose sight of student achievement.

Becoming superintendent is Kuehl's goal

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:29PM

Robert Kuehl has worked in the Tumwater School District since 1981. He was the second of three superintendent finalists to address the North Kitsap community Tuesday night. His goal, he said, is to become a superintendent.

Another storm is on its way – not rain and snow, but solar

  • Mar 8, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 10:19AM

NASA officials say solar particles ejected from the sun at speeds of 1,300 miles per second could reach Earth Thursday morning or afternoon could interrupt GPS and radio transmission and cause aurora.

Hopefuls line up for chance to succeed Dicks in 6th District

  • Mar 8, 2012 at 10:33AM

Kilmer, Sauerwein among those already declared for the seat, while Angel says she will consider a run

Boxley receives First Peoples Fund fellowship | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 9, 2012 at 12:00PM

Tsimshian artist David Boxley of Kingston and Metlakatla is one of six Native artists recognized by First Peoples Fund with the 2012 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award.

Area firefighters climb 1,311 steps to fight cancer | Slideshow

  • Mar 12, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Mar 13, 2012 at 10:52AM

Over a thousand firefighters eagerly awaited the 69 flights of stairs Sunday, though knowing how exhausted they would be in less than an hour.

State transportation budget includes funds for Highway 305/Suquamish Way improvement planning

  • Mar 13, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:43PM

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson knows gridlock, and just not the political kind. Before she was mayor, she was chief financial officer of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and a commuter. During rush hour “it could take 45 minutes to get across the island,” she said. Since joining the City Council and then becoming mayor, she’s been involved with leaders from the state, county and Suquamish Tribe in trying to improve the flow of traffic and eliminate snags, particularly at the 305/Suquamish Way intersection near the Agate Pass Bridge. Their work, and patience, are paying off.

One injured in three-car crash Tuesday afternoon

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 9:27AM

One man was transported to a local hospital while two others declined treatment in an apparent rear-end, chain-reaction crash that destroyed one vehicle and caused serious damage to two others, just east of Miller Bay Road on State Route 104 Tuesday evening

Kitsap County cuts veteran aid 25 percent as need grows

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 3:59PM

Military veterans living near the edge of financial ruin in Kitsap County now have access to less aid following the Board of County Commissioners’ vote last week to reduce individual payouts.

More foster parents needed for Kitsap County

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 4:02PM

It’s no question that more foster parents are needed in the Kitsap area. In addition, having a diverse pool of foster parents is also just as important, say foster care recruiters and regional administrators with the state Department of Children and Family Services.

New DUI law stiffens penalties, opens records

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 4:11PM

Various changes to the driving-under-the-influence law have unanimously passed the Legislature and will become effective upon the governor’s signature.

Brown weighs run for 6th District; Angel out

  • Mar 15, 2012 at 2:16PM

Kitsap County Commissioner Josh Brown is weighing a run for the 6th District congressional seat, adding to a large list of potential candidates who could succeed retiring Congressman Norm Dicks.

Troy Darien Stinson | Passages

  • Mar 16, 2012 at 2:00PM

Troy Darien Stinson of Kingston lost his battle with stomach cancer on March 12. He was 47.

Scout's honor: Grann Steele is fourth Eagle in his family; honored by community

  • Mar 16, 2012 at 12:32PM

Grann Arthur Steele became the fourth Eagle Scout in his family March 3. More than 100 people attended his Court of Honor ceremony at Bayside Church in Kingston and, of this group, there were 12 other Eagle Scouts. Among those attending was a Scout troop from Canada, as well as his brother Garrett, who became an Eagle in 2007; father Gary, who became an Eagle in 1972; and uncle Darrell, who became an Eagle in 1967.

Olson, Ary lift Gig Harbor past North Kitsap | Boys lacrosse

  • Mar 16, 2012 at 1:29PM

Senior attack Ryan Perez led the scoring for North Kitsap, contributing 3 goals and 1 assist. Senior midfielder Nick Stevens contributed 1 goal and snagged 10 ground balls.

Suquamish Tribe reelects three incumbents at 2012 General Council meeting

  • Mar 18, 2012 at 7:29PM

Irene Carper was reelected to Council Position No. 1, receiving 187 votes to challenger Bennie Armstrong’s 139. Bardow Lewis was reelected to Council Position No. 2, receiving 123 votes to Nigel Lawrence’s 94, Lois Sullivan’s 75, and Bill Stroud’s 38. Luther “Jay” Mills Jr. ran unopposed for Council Position No. 3.

New North Kitsap School District superintendent decision could be made today

  • Mar 19, 2012 at 7:38AM

The North Kitsap School Board meets 6:30-8 p.m. in the district office board room, 18360 Caldart Ave. NE in Poulsbo, will “immediately move into Executive Session to further consider the qualifications of applicants for the position of Superintendent,” according to the agenda, and then will return to open session “and may consider action to offer the position of Superintendent.”

North Kitsap School District's new superintendent: Patrice Page

  • Mar 19, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Mar 20, 2012 at 8:53AM

The North Kitsap School Board voted 4-1 Monday to offer the superintendent's position to Patrice Page, superintendent of the Coupeville School District.

Fire destroys Gamblewood shed being used as temporary housing

  • Mar 20, 2012 at 3:18PM

A man lost his temporary housing when a shed on a vacant lot was consumed by flames – thought to have been sparked by an unattended candle – Tuesday morning in the Gamblewood neighborhood between Kingston and Poulsbo.

Three Miller Bay homes hit with graffiti; one message obscene, another racially derogatory

  • Mar 20, 2012 at 3:46PM

Three homes in Miller Bay Estates were the targets of graffiti — two of them with racial or obscene messages — which has left residents upset. The homes, located in the neighborhoods off Beachwood Avenue, were all apparently tagged with the same dark green spray paint, according to a report from the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department.

Tibbs, Gelder rematch set; Simpson challenges Garrido for District 2 position

  • Mar 21, 2012 at 5:15PM

Chris Tibbs and Linda Simpson announced on Thursday their candidacies for the Kitsap County Commission, districts 1 and 2. The announcements were made at the meeting of the Republican Party’s 23rd Legislative District Committee at the Silverdale Community Center. Tibbs, who is seeking the District 1 position, and Simpson each spoke for about five minutes about their candidacies.

Harrison Medical Center threatened with Medicare termination

  • Mar 22, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Mar 24, 2012 at 8:03AM

Following a complaint by a former patient, Harrison Medical Center may soon lose its participation in the Medicare program. A letter dated March 15 to Harrison CEO Scott Bosch, states the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found the hospital failed to enforce policies to ensure compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act and failed to provide an appropriate medical screening examination.

Track and field: Kingston boys, girls win first league meet

  • Mar 23, 2012 at 9:49AM

The Buccaneers track and field team won its first Olympic League meet of the season, defeating Port Angeles and Klahowya at home.

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