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Student letters to Santa raises almost $5,000 for Make-A-Wish

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Dec 18, 2013 at 1:56PM

Santa will be busy this week reading the nearly 5,000 letters written by Cougar Valley Elementary students who participated in a special campaign to raise money for charity.

Zero Gravity finds a new home in Silverdale

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 1:51PM

A youth gymnastics center, formerly located in Kingston, is relocating to Silverdale. As of Dec. 1, Zero Gravity Athletics will re-open at 2789 NW Randall Way. The building there has 15,000 square feet of space and high ceilings which is exactly what owner Kenda Moreno said was needed. It was formerly the Mattress Ranch and is next door to Castle's MegaStore.

Recycling options for used cooking oil

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 11:51AM

Fats, oils and grease from kitchens can impact sewer systems in a big way. When poured down a drain inside the house, these items can quickly damage or clog sewage pipes.

Black Friday shoppers: Be savvy, not sorry, by following these simple tips

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 11:30AM

After families have stuffed themselves full of turkey on Thanksgiving Day, they head to bed and often wake before dawn for the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday is known for its blockbuster savings that entice consumers to spend their hard-earned money.

Department of Emergency Management advises: Get ready now for winter weather

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 11:27AM

The weather is changing from cold to colder and windy. According to the county Department of Emergency Management, now is a good time to take a look at what supplies you have in the event of a power outage. In addition to fuel for generators, flashlight batteries, and a pile of blankets, it’s also wise not to let your automobile fuel tank get below half full. If the power is out, most gas stations won’t have power to pump fuel.

Taking the ferry Thanksgiving weekend? Plan ahead

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 2:58PM

If you’re taking a state ferry Thanksgiving weekend, plan ahead. The longest lines are expected westbound Nov. 27 afternoon and evening, and eastbound Nov. 29 morning.

Road dedicated to local war hero Bud Hawk

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

"He would have been very proud of you all," said Hawk's daughter Marilyn Harrelson.

Internship provides a roadmap to college and career

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Nov 29, 2013 at 10:44AM

Anthony Woelke completed a job program through Coffee Oasis, and an internship with DME Auto Service and now plans to study mechanical engineering.

Speak to ferry system leaders at December community meetings

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 6:00AM

Join Washington State Ferries at community meetings in December to discuss route-specific issues, the legislative session, liquefied natural gas, new vessel construction and long-range planning.

Recycle your Christmas trees

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Christmas isn’t even here yet, but it’s not too early to plan to recycle your tree.

Casino continues safe driving program on New Year’s Eve

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort is inviting guests to celebrate responsibly with a program encouraging revelers to designate a sober driver for the evening of New Year’s Eve.

Driver airlifted after 305 crash in 'satisfactory condition'

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:40PM

After spending days in Harborview Medical Center's intensive care unit, Allan Wodenscheck was in satisfactory condition and moved onto a different floor. Wodenscheck, 24, was airlifted to Harborview Dec. 16 after a head-on collision with a suspected drunken driver near the entrance of Agate Pass Bridge in Suquamish. Wodenscheck had a broken leg, shattered femur, broken ankle, and broken collar bone.

Kingston Food Bank has a new home

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 12:14PM

The Kingston Food Bank has a new home. The food bank moved on Nov. 25 to 26102 Illinois Ave., a two-story house next to the Sheriff’s Department — in time to prepare and distribute 60 Thanksgiving dinner boxes.

Emergency shelter open Dec. 2-6; bus tokens available at Fishline, ShareNet, Helpline House

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 12:56PM

Evening temperatures will dip below freezing this week, prompting the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management to activate its Severe Weather Shelter Plan. The shelter will be open Dec. 2-6, from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night. Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 10 p.m.

Ridgetop student arrested for making 'hit list,' threats to kill

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 4:23PM

A 12-year-old Ridgetop Junior High student was arrested Dec. 18 for allegedly creating a plan to shoot students and staff at the school.

USS Stennis commemorates commissioning

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 5:00PM

Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) held a ceremony Dec. 9 in the hangar bay honoring the 18th anniversary of the ship’s commissioning.

Sex offender fails to register

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 8:00AM

A certificate of probable cause shows that Brian Alan Mickelson, a transient, failed to register as a sex offender.

KCMT, brewery eye Courtesy Ford site

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:19AM

Two parties are interested in purchasing the former Courtesy Ford property on Viking Avenue. Depending on who prevails, the site will be the home of a brewery or a children’s theater.

Severe-weather shelter remains open

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 12:17PM

If you need bus tokens so you can get to the shelter, contact North Kitsap Fishline, 18916 3rd Ave. NE, Poulsbo, 360-779-5190; ShareNet, 26061 United Road (off Bond Road), Kingston, 360-297-2266; Helpline House, 282 Knechtel Way NE, Bainbridge Island, 206-842-7621.

SR 104 reduced to one lane for guardrail repairs

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 5:12PM

One lane of State Route 104 will be closed on Dec. 11 as state Department of Transportation maintenance crews repair a section of guardrail just west of Barber Cutoff Road and Parcells Road

One man shot at New Year's gathering

  • Jan 1, 2014 at 12:57PM

When officers arrived on scene there were hundreds of people in the area.

SLIDESHOW | Hundreds dive into Olalla Bay during 30th Polar Bear Jump

  • Jan 1, 2014 at 2:09PM

Hundreds of people started the new year taking a dive into the cold clear water of Olalla Bay during the 30th Polar Bear Jump.

Bainbridge sports teams weigh options for league changes

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 9:07AM

An internal survey of head coaches at Bainbridge High shows that most want to stay in the Metro League and not play against schools in the Olympic League

Commissioners expected to decide Monday who will join them

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 10:17AM

Under consideration for the position are three nominees from the Kitsap County Democratic Party.

Sales tax increase now in effect

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 1:53PM

New year, higher taxes. Sales and use taxes across Kitsap County — including Bainbridge Island — went up on Jan. 1 by one-tenth of 1 percent (.001).

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