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Belated praise for former manager Henry

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

A recent farewell letter for the Port of Kingston’s executive director reminded me that we had never thanked his predecessor, Kori Henry. I

Poulsbo city prosecutor resigns; will become assistant city attorney of Bremerton

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 5:04PM

Poulsbo City Prosecutor Kylie Purves has resigned to accept a position with the Bremerton City Attorney’s office. The Bremerton city attorney’s office confirmed she will serve as assistant city attorney. Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson, who was interviewing candidates for city prosecutor Jan. 15, said Purves has agreed to stay on until a new prosecutor is hired.

What's Blooming at Lake Wilderness Arboretum

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 1:35PM

The Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation (LWAF) is the nonprofit organization that serves as steward for Lake Wilderness Arboretum. Under a joint user agreement with the City of Maple Valley, LWAF operates per a set of approved bylaws and maintains the Arboretum to preserve, protect and display Northwest ecosystems and cultivated landscapes.

Lift up others, former Seattle mayor says at MLK celebration

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 3:04PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 22nd annual Kitsap County MLK celebration Jan. 18.

Sons of Norway donates $7,500 to ShareNet

  • Dec 29, 2015 at 12:55PM

Pictured from left, Shorty Garoutte, David Rice, Mark Ince, Glen Robbins and Jan Saenz display donated toys and a $7,500 check donated by Sons of Norway to ShareNet, Dec. 22. The funds were raised at Sons of Norway's annual auction the day prior.

Sheriff warns against warm-up thefts

  • Dec 30, 2015 at 4:25PM

Unattended vehicles left with motors running are quick targets to car thieves. Drivers are warned to not leave their vehicles unattended while they warm up.

WSP troopers will be out in force for New Year’s weekend DUI patrols

  • Dec 30, 2015 at 4:22PM

More than 1,200 impaired drivers arrested since Thanksgiving weekend

Increase in leisure travelers spurs growth in Kitsap’s tourism sector | Forecasts

  • Dec 30, 2015 at 5:15PM

For the past several months, Kitsap County hoteliers have led Washington counties — including King, Pierce, Snohomish, Spokane — in posting record increases in lodging sales, occupancy and demand. It’s a trend that Visit Kitsap Peninsula expects to continue in 2016 and for the next several years as Kitsap’s tourism industry expands to support current and projected demand, as reflected in Smith Travel Reports.

M.V. Coho out of service Jan. 4 through Feb. 28

  • Dec 31, 2015 at 10:00AM

Black Ball Ferry Line’s M.V. Coho will be out of service from Jan. 4 through Feb. 28 during construction of a new wharf at Black Ball’s Victoria, B.C. terminal. The M.V. Coho’s last sailing from Port Angeles prior to the break will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 3, with the last sailing from Victoria at 4 p.m. on the same day.

‘Our beautiful borrowed angel’ | Fatal flu ends Piper’s life, but her spirit can’t be dampened

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Feb 1, 2016 at 8:23AM

In the end, 12-year-old Piper Lowrey really didn’t get a fair chance at life.

Kingston loses 66-58 to Bremerton | Boys basketball

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 5:29PM

The Buccaneers are known for their stamina in the second half, but they found their mojo too late in the game against Bremerton on Jan. 28, falling 66-58. “It was a disappointing one,” Kingston boys head coach Ben Wisniewski said. “We didn’t play 32 minutes of inspired basketball. When you take off half, it’s hard to play a whole game in 16 minutes when you’re supposed to play in 32.”

Leaders from 57 Northwest Native Nations will meet in Suquamish

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jan 31, 2016 at 3:11PM

Leaders of Native Nations from Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Southeast Alaska, Northern California and Western Montana will meet at Suquamish’s Clearwater Casino Resort on Jan. 31 to Feb. 4 for the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians' Winter Convention.

Cabin destroyed by fire, man injured

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 4:48PM

An 800-square-foot waterfront cabin was destroyed and a man was transported to a local hospital after a fire of undetermined origin early Jan. 11 on the northernmost tip of the Kitsap Peninsula.

Funding issues haunt Legislature’s response to court-ordered basic education reforms

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 5:22AM

Teachers’ compensation, teacher shortages, the educational opportunity gap and school districts’ operating levies are all on state legislators’ agenda this session as the state Supreme Court’s McCleary mandate — along with the court’s $100,000-per-day contempt citation — looms.

Buccaneers break Viking streak 57-56 in OT | Boys basketball

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 4:08PM

The North Kitsap High School gym was filled with devoted fans Jan. 15 and the highly competitive rivals each had something to prove. The Vikings were on their home court, undefeated in the Olympic 2A league and No. 1 in the standings (6-0, 12-2). They had already beaten the Buccaneers 64-45 at Kingston earlier in the season and another win would solidify their league dominance.

Bainbridge Island Rotary steps up with $50K challenge to support Morrow Manor

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:04AM

The Bainbridge Island Rotary Club announced its commitment this week to support the Morrow Manor Campaign to Build Brighter Tomorrows with a $50,000 matching challenge gift.

Sun-blinded driver crashes SUV into three vehicles

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 4:00PM updated at 8:03PM

KINGSTON – A Bremerton woman was one of three people injured in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 104 Feb. 10.

Viking Cup soccer tournament returns to Poulsbo Memorial Day weekend

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 5:25PM

The Viking Cup soccer tournament, which traditionally attracted teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia, is returning. Look for 40 teams of all levels — premier, select, developmental and summer tournament — to converge on Poulsbo this Memorial Day weekend.

League title for undefeated Kingston boys swimmers

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 9:29AM

The Kingston Buccaneers boys swim team won the Olympic League title Jan. 21, defeating the North Kitsap Vikings 93-77 to maintain a perfect regular-season record.

Pope Resources, Port Gamble S’Klallam negotiating conservation easement

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 5:21PM

As the final cleanup project nears its midway point, negotiations are taking place that could reestablish the S’Klallam presence on the old mill site for the first time since 1853.

Crash near Kitsap Mall SR3 exit injures two Bremerton men

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 6:34PM

SILVERDALE - Two Bremerton men were injured in a two-vehicle car crash on State Route 3 near the Kitsap Mall exit Feb. 17.

Couple was active in faith, Guamanian community

  • Feb 23, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 5:59PM

William and Maria McDonald were “very active in many different areas of parish life, a fun-loving couple with a lot of energy and a lot of passion for [the church],” said the Rev. Phuong V. Hoang, pastor of St. Gabriel Church in Port Orchard.

Chief Kitsap Academy Bears advance to postseason | 1B Basketball

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Feb 10, 2016 at 9:50AM

The Chief Kitsap Academy Bears advanced to the postseason with a win over the Puget Sound Adventist Academy Sharks Feb. 8. The Bears (7-4) won 61-53 to qualify for the WIAA 1B Tri-District Tournament. CKA will play Mount Vernon Christian in the first round of the tournament in Mount Vernon at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in a loser-out contest.

Flotsam and Jetsam Garden Club offering scholarships, grants

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 7:19AM

The Flotsam and Jetsam Garden Club of Hansville is offering scholarships of $1,000 to $3,000 to individuals pursuing a degree or certificate in an environmental or horticultural related field. Scholarships will vary depending on applicants' needs and qualifications.

Five residents earn placement on George Fox University Dean's List | Newsmakers

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 7:28AM

Karli Ashley, Nick Benish, Keaton Dieter, Ellen Pearson, Ian Snively

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