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One dead, one injured in single-car crash on Miller Bay Road

  • 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.

Henden steadfast against the definition of tribal sovereignty

  • 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.

Marriage equality becomes reality for five couples at Heronswood

  • 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.

Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails named 'Trail of the Month'

  • 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.

New youth sports organization opens in Kingston

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 6:00AM

After more than a year of planning, a new youth sports organization is up and running.

Hansville man missing since Tuesday

  • 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.

'Our hearts are broken today'

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 4:38PM

Reaction to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday.

Talking to your children about tragedy: Help is available

  • 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.

Erickson wants to bring back school resource officer

  • 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.

Capital campaign launch for new library Jan. 26 | Check It Out

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Dec 28, 2012 at 3:53PM

On Jan. 26, you and your entire family are invited to an extra special event. Your library staff and neighbors are working to bring you a new library within a new community center building at the Village Green. Visit the future building site at 3 p.m., and at 4 p.m. come to the library to warm up with delicious local fare and festivities.

Suquamish Tribe donates $80,000 to Peninsula Community Health Services

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 2:27PM

In 2012, Peninsula Community Health Services expects to have taken care of 25,000 patients in 80,000 visits, providing 24-hour on-call care for low-income, uninsured and underinsured residents at four locations.

Chance of lowland snow Dec. 17-18

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 2:33PM

It's going to be chilly tonight. It could be cold enough that the North Kitsap area may see some lowland snow.

Appleton, Hansen will help lead two House committees

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 3:33PM

The state Senate’s Democratic caucus proposed Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Poulsbo, as chairwoman of the Environment and Growth Management Committee, and proposed her for the pre K-12 Education Committee and the Transportation Committee. The Senate has 26 Democrats and 23 Republicans, but two Democrats have said they prefer to caucus with the Republicans, so committee structure and assignments are still being negotiated.

Severe weather shelter opens Tuesday night; other services available

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 5:13PM

Because of freezing weather conditions, Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan

Sex offender moves to Hansville; community meeting Jan. 3

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 19, 2012 at 7:03AM

A level III sex offender has moved into a Hansville neighborhood, the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department reports. Michael John Sheehan, 57, registered with the Sheriff’s Department that he now resides in the 38000 block of Hood Canal Drive NE, Hansville. Sheehan is a white male, 5 feet 10 inches, 220 pounds, gray hair and green eyes.

State Patrol not soliciting for AMBER Alert donations

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 19, 2012 at 11:54AM

The Washington State Patrol has received reports from a number of residents who received calls soliciting donations to support “AMBER Alerts.”

Weather-related closures, delays and things to watch for | Update

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Dec 20, 2012 at 8:37AM

A running update on the weather and weather-related closures and delays in North Kitsap

Send condolence messages to Newtown, Conn.

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Dec 21, 2012 at 7:15AM

The Kitsap Regional Library's blog advises residents how to send condolence messages to the community of Newtown, Conn.

Bucs beat Bulldogs, are now even in league play | Boys basketball

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 1:49PM

The Kingston Buccaneers varsity team lifted its Olympic League record to 3-3 after crushing the North Mason Bulldogs on the road Dec. 18.

Sheriff's Department hoping for information leading to man's whereabouts

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 2:20PM

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department has suspended its search for Brandon Lee Blanford and hopes someone can provide information leading to Blanford’s whereabouts. The man’s parents assume their son is dead, that he walked into the waters of Admiralty Inlet the evening of Dec. 11 and let the frigid waters take his life.

Bucs deny Bulldogs a win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 2:56PM

The North Mason Bulldogs varsity team went home still without a league win Dec. 18.

Officers will be present at schools Friday, Dec. 21

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Dec 21, 2012 at 7:04AM

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department plans to have as many deputies in public schools Friday as it can, according to sheriff’s spokesman Scott Wilson.

North, Central Kitsap schools closed Friday; weather and road conditions cited

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 7:03AM

Nature helped allay school districts’ security concerns related to rumors of violence and end-of-the-world prophecies Friday. Public schools in North and Central Kitsap are closed Friday; the school districts cited inclement weather and icy road conditions as the reason. All meetings, field trips, after-school activities and practices are canceled. All evening meetings and functions scheduled to take place in district facilities are canceled.

All sports cancelled today, Dec. 21

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 10:36AM

Schools in the district, which were scheduled for a furlough (half-day), were closed due to weather and road conditions in the morning.

Blanford's body found on Sidney Island, B.C.

  • Dec 26, 2012 at 3:18PM

Brandon Lee Blanford, last seen by his family on Dec. 11, was found dead on Sidney Island, British Columbia. Blanford's body washed ashore Dec. 19, according to a report by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office, citing the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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