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Q&A: Candidates for 23rd District state House, position 2 | 2014 Election

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:44AM

Members of the state House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms, are paid $42,106 a year plus per diem, and receive the same benefits provided to other state employees. Their salaries are set by the Washington Citizens Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.

Q&A: Candidates for 23rd District state House, position 1 | 2014 Election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 11:16AM

This is part 2 in a series of Q&As with candidates for local office in the Nov. 4 general election. This Q&A: Sherry Appleton and Scott Henden, 23rd District state House of Representatives, position 1. Members of the state House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms, are paid $42,106 a year plus per diem, and receive the same benefits provided to other state employees. Their salaries are set by the Washington Citizens Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.

Overlake Medical Center VP named president of Harrison Medical Center

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:46AM

CHI Franciscan Health announced Oct. 16 that David Schultz has been named the new president for Harrison Medical Center. Schultz has been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Overlake Medical Center, a 349-bed hospital located in Bellevue. He will start Dec. 15.

Cold weather shelter to remain open through Nov. 16

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 11:42AM

Anyone needing overnight shelter can come to Bremerton Foodline location

They did 'Walk in Her Shoes'

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 8:51PM

And they walked -- right down Fourth Street -- to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence.

Governor praises Navy innovation during Bremerton visit

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 3:18PM

Addressing a packed house at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, Governor Jay Inslee praised the United States Navy and the shipyard workers who support and maintain the fleet.

Theft suspects had been featured on 'Washington's Most Wanted'

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:43AM

Two Kitsap County people arrested near Old Tarboo Lake Road with a cache of stolen property that included cars and electronics were the topic of a "Washington’s Most Wanted" episode. Kristofer T. Nickerson, 32, of unincorporated Kitsap County, and Ericka L. Nitz, 25, of Bainbridge Island remained in the Jefferson County jail in Port Hadlock on Oct. 1 after they were arrested the previous day. Jefferson County Sheriff Joe Nole has said the arrest broke up a theft ring.

Windermere Real Estate West Sound is about to get bigger

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 9, 2014 at 3:59PM

Jim Laws is selling his Windermere franchise on Bainbridge Island, a top performing franchise in the Windermere network, to Carter Dotson.

Indianola woman is a 'citizen of the world'

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Nov 25, 2014 at 12:12PM

During her lifetime, Indianola resident Pam Perry has traveled extensively to interesting, exciting and exotic locations around the world. Her parents, Linc and Fredi Perry, were "big travelers", as she puts it.

Wolfe sworn in before ebullient crowd

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 1:08PM

Whoops, hollers and loud clapping from around 140 people filled the cavernous Kitsap County commissioners chamber in Port Orchard as Edward Wolfe was sworn in as commissioner for district 3 Wednesday morning.

Haigh, MacEwen take the lead at the polls

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Nov 5, 2014 at 10:07AM

The 35th District's positions in the House are won by Haigh and MacEwen, according to early results

UPDATE | Hansen thanks voters as reelection appears imminent; Olsen hints at another run

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 8:50PM

Rep. Drew Hansen expressed thankful optimism on Election Night as voters were awarding the incumbent Democrat with another term representing the 23rd District in Olympia.

Appleton wins sixth term in state House of Representatives | 2014 Election

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 5:00PM

Candidates tend to worry on election day, because anything can change. But Sherry Appleton was confident she would be reelected to District 23 position 1 in the state House of Representatives.

Winning Kitsap candidates emerge

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 8:24PM

Early primary results were released just after 8:00 p.m., giving Republican Tim Matthes the majority of the vote, followed by Democrat Charlotte Garrido. If these results hold, Monty Mahan will be eliminated from the race.

Kitsap voters oust favored candidates

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 10:10PM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 11:05AM

Sandbags available to the public

  • Jan 7, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 5:06PM

Ferry Special Report: Local lawmakers join together

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:01PM updated at 3:40PM

Just as the squeakiest political wheels often end up with the funding grease, those lawmakers shouting about the need for increased support for Washington State Ferries could end up wasting much of their breath.

Ferry Special Report: WSF plan motivates riders

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:00PM updated at 4:39PM

The newly formed “Citizens Write Plan C” group plans to bring its homegrown plan to the State Legislature in early March.

Ferry Special Report: Imagine no ferries

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 12:59PM updated at 3:41PM

It’s not unusual for Kingston’s Rebecca Bilbao to take to the skies out of Sea-tac International for work. She crosses Puget Sound every day, and when her Seattle-based public relations job does take her elsewhere, she’s got a sure system for getting back.

Ferry Special Report: Commuters follow strict routine

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 12:58PM updated at 3:40PM

While nightfall still engulfs Kitsap and most are still tucked away in the coziness of their beds, the commuter’s day begins. It’s a long day, starting shortly after 4 a.m. for some and ending around 6:30 p.m.

'Hey, Shipwreck' creator Patrick Hrabe anchors in Kingston

  • Feb 11, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Feb 13, 2009 at 2:37AM

Patrick Hrabe may live among the rest of us in a physical sense, but his mind is from another space and time. A submariner by trade and artist by choice, Hrabe is the brain and voice behind the wildly popular “Hey, Shipwreck.” The web-based cartoon chronicles two sailors ­— both autobiographical — in a futuristic United Space Navy standing a watch that’s “never gonna end.”

Suquamish Casino thriving — and hiring — despite recession

  • Feb 12, 2009 at 4:40PM

Three times a week for the past five years Mario Brown has made the trek from Everett to Kitsap to try his luck at the area’s tribal casinos. Even the national economy’s continuing downward spiral — the steady rise in unemployment, major corporations closing doors and significant industry declines in nearly every business sector — Brown’s not sweating laying down the dough for frivolous fun.

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