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Wind advisory issued by National Weather Service

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 5:36PM

The National Weather service reports high wind watch no longer in effect, but wind advisory issued to 4 p.m. Monday.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces next round of Clean Air Standards

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:12PM

In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized an update to its national air quality standards for harmful fine particle pollution (PM2.5), including soot, setting the annual health standard at 12 micrograms per cubic meter.

“Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience” creator returns to Tacoma.

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:24PM

“Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience” Creator, Bruce Mactaggart returns to his beloved Tacoma, this December with a new production which will recreate one of America’s, and indeed, history’s greatest survival stories.

Kilmer resigns state senate seat to serve in Congress

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 4:45PM

Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, has resigned his state Senate position in order to fulfill his duties as the newly-elected U.S. Representative for Washington’s 6th Congressional District.

Kilmer announces first new staff

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 4:46PM

U.S. Representative-elect Derek Kilmer today announced his first three staff hires. Jonathan Smith will serve as his chief of staff, Meadow Johnson will be his district director and Joe Dacca will work as his deputy district director.

Field Representative announced by Kilmer

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 4:49PM

Rep.-elect Derek Kilmer announced today that he has hired Judith Morris to be his Field Representative in Clallam and Jefferson counties.

Severe weather shelter opens tonight

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 12:14PM

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

Amber Alert donation requests are not legitimate

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 4:55PM

Reports of Calls Soliciting Donations Appears to be a Scam

Gov. Gregoire proposes 2013–15 budget

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Dec 19, 2012 at 9:17AM

In her final budget proposal before leaving office, Gov. Chris Gregoire today proposed a balanced solution to the state’s nearly $1 billion 2013–15 budget shortfall. Her plan relies on a mix of spending cuts, reform savings, fund shifts and revenue adjustments.

South Kitsap relies on middle weights to outlast rival | Wrestling

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 11:35PM

Wolves win final seven matches to earn 49-28 victory at Central Kitsap

Early winter birding on Puget Sound

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 3:21PM

Kitsap County residents can ring in the new year by joining the Port Townsend Marine Science Center for an early winter bird migration cruise to Protection Island or south toward Port Ludlow, weather depending, on Monday, December 31st.

Fairgrounds fills with toys, children and Marines

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 3:34PM

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots program opened the doors at 9 a.m. and stayed through the afternoon, handing out toys to needy children in Kitsap County.

Kitsap Sheriff deputies to appear in schools Dec. 21

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 3:42PM

Sheriff’s patrol deputies will be on-hand tomorrow within three of the county’s school districts as schools prepare to release students for winter break.

Accident reignites pedestrian safety discussion

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Dec 21, 2012 at 9:04AM

The school district was not distributing walking routes before the Dec. 12 collision became the seventh time a pedestrian was hit on a small stretch of Central Valley road since 2001.

Kitsap replaces Hyak on Seattle/Bremerton ferry route

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 5:59PM

The 124-car Kitsap has replaced the 144-car Hyak on the Seattle/Bremerton route and will sail as boat #1. This returns the route to normal capacity.

Sport clam and oyster season delayed at Oyster Reserves of North Bay

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 7:02PM

The sport clam and oyster fishing season at the Oyster Reserves of North Bay (Case Inlet) will open on April 1, 2013.

File hunting reports by Jan. 10 to qualify for permit drawing

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 7:08PM

Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2013 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk, or turkey to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) by Jan. 10.

One thing we can agree on about government | Lee H. Hamiltion

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 8:12PM

We are locked in a seemingly permanent debate over the proper size and scope of government. It was a centerpiece of the recent presidential campaign.

Seattle/Bremerton ferry - Kitsap galley closed due to vessel repositioning Dec. 23

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 8:31PM

Due to vessel repositioning there is no galley service on the Kitsap on Sunday, Dec. 23.

Christmas Mail | Poem by Ted Kooser

  • Dec 24, 2012 at 9:54AM

When we began this column in 2005, I determined not to include any of my own poems because I wanted to introduce our readers to the work of as many of the other American poets as I could. But from time to time someone has requested that I publish one of my own. So here’s a seasonal poem, for those who’ve asked.

Peace on Earth by William Carlos Williams |

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 5:59PM

The Archer is wake! The Swan is flying! Gold against blue An Arrow is lying.

Kitsap Regional Library to launch “Resolve to Read” on Jan. 2

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 7:10PM

Resolve to Read, Kitsap Regional Library’s winter reading program for adults and teens, encourages Kitsap County to enlighten their lives during the darkest months of the year by curling up with a good book.

Tokul Creek to open early for hatchery steelhead, other gamefish

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 7:57PM

Action: Open Tokul Creek from the Fish Hatchery Road Bridge to the posted cable boundary marker downstream of the hatchery intake for trout and other gamefish.

Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 8:05PM

That four-letter word that all Washington drivers hate to hear *SNOW* has been mentioned in weather forecast this week, and with the holidays right around the corner, many Washingtonians will be crossing our mountain passes.

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction to create plan for natural disasters risks

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 8:14PM

How Washington school facilities handle natural hazards is the subject of a large-scale project currently underway.

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