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Shucking plant at center of controversy in Seabeck

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

"After a decade of planning, Jim Hayes thought he had all of his ducks in a row. His application to build an oyster shucking plant on Hood Canal was approved by the Kitsap County hearing examiner Aug. 3."

I-695 could impact proposed city's budget

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

Incorporation proponents and opponents disagree on whether I-695 would seriously impact the proposed new city of Silverdale's budget

Botkin proposes a third way

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

County Commissioner Tim Botkin Thursday proposed a unique solution to governance questions in Silverdale and Kitsap County.

"Jackson Park mourns 'brilliant,' 'magical' Smedstad"

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

A rock of many peoples’ lives was shattered Sept. 22 when Jackson Park Elementary School teacher Lois Smedstad was killed in an automobile accident on her way to her Bainbridge Island home

Third pro-cityhood group joins incorporation fray

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

What started out as a Chamber of Commerce research project came full circle Monday when one of the original players jumped back into the Silverdale incorporation campaign.

"Incorporation, I-695 cloud county's budget future"

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

"Kitsap County’s budget planning for next year is complicated by two items on the November ballot – Silverdale incorporation and Initiative 695, the statewide license tab fee measure. Both could significantly affect the budget by decreasing county revenues."

Murder suspect apprehended in California

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

Brodie Walradt’s life has been intimately involved with the criminal justice system.

Speed humps aren't always first traffic safety option

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

A traffic safety plan developed by the Kitsap County Department of Public Works was adopted by the county commissioners this week.

Central Kitsap schools to share $2.4 million federal grant

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

"After a school year marred by a series of shootings and other violent incidents in schools, the 1999-2000 school year will begin with a grant aimed at reducing crime in the classroom. The Central Kitsap School District is one of 15 school districts in Washington that will share a $2,452,237 grant intended to help combat destructive behavior in schools."

Brownsville's Port in one of a kind

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

The Port of Brownsville's marina is the only one in the state that has a Ramp Rider for handicap access.

Community group aims to save KPS

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

"Kitsap Physicians Service may be in poor health, but some community leaders are not going to give up on the local health insurance provider without a fight."

Finding a habitat in his backyard

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

"War could delay Bob Smalser’s love for habitat biology, but it could not kill it."

"Despite ruling, Chinook still speeds"

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:41AM

Washington State Ferries director Paul Green’s response to a King County Superior Court judge’s ruling to slow the passenger-only Chinook ferry between Bremerton and Seattle was swift and critical.Green particularly concentrated on Judge Glenna Hall’s ruling requiring an environmental assessment of the Chinook.

State likely to take financial control of KPS

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

"Kitsap Physician Services consumers are at risk every day because the company is in poor financial health, officials at the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner said Thursday"

'Diverse' weather doesn't dampen Whaling Days

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

"Bigger wasn’t always better at Whaling Days last weekend, but at least the weather held up.The expanded Red Robin Kids’ Korner came out the big winner for Whaling Days, while the expanded beer garden busted."

Judge puts breaks on Chinook

  • Jul 27, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

"King County Superior Court Judge Glenna Hall has made some Kitsap County waterfront property holders happy. Hall granted an injunction Tuesday morning slowing down (temporarily, at least) the high-speed, passenger-only ferry Chinook."

MacKay wants Mexico to prosecute culprits in violence against Canadians

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

MEXICO CITY (AP-CP) — Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay said Thursday he was assured by top Mexican officials that they will closely follow investigations into a string of violence involving Canadian visitors in Mexico.

Optimism abounds on North Korea’s nuclear talks

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

BEIJING BEIJING (AP) — Talks on North Korea’s nuclear programs resumed on a positive note Thursday, with the Chinese hosts distributing a draft agreement and the North agreeing in principle to initial steps to disarm.

Astronaut sets U.S. spacewalking record

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria broke the U.S. record of most time walking in space Thursday as he and another astronaut did maintenance work outside the international space station during their third spacewalk in nine days.


  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

[Re: “Mayor endorses controversial addiction program,” News & Views, Feb. 1.] There’s nothing revolutionary about this. Drug users and addicts have been self-medicating with various prescription drugs, usually purchased in the Carnegie Centre area, for years. Vancouver drug users [are as] sophisticated and knowledgeable about getting high and maintaining [their high] as anywhere in the world. Hence, the world-class problem and need for... groundbreaking solutions for it. On the Downtown Eastside,... drugs are a sign of having finally made it in the world and maintaining the status quo, much the same as a normal person being sold the idea of owning one’s own home or buying a new car is a sign of having made it. The issue of drug use being a product of social conditioning and environment... seems to be constantly forgotten and never addressed.

Town mapped for tsunami risk

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

Naval fleet located in dangerous territory

Oly teacher dies from heart failure

  • Apr 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

Darryl Gellert ‘A positive force that will be missed.’

Whale spotted in Dyes Inlet

  • Apr 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:40AM

Queen of the rodeo

  • Apr 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:39AM

Megan Dano named 2007 Thunderbird Pro Rodeo Queen.

Local pottery sale has global affects

  • Apr 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:39AM

Second sale of Kumbaran pots this weekend.

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