They haven’t lost a single conference game and are poised to earn the No. 1 seed to the playoffs, which is why the Kingston Buccaneers are the number one target.
Travel will be reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic for 21 days between Feb. 9-28 while crews from the Washington state Department of Transportation (WSDOT) clean the bridge. The bridge will be down to a single lane from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Full-day kindergarten will be free and half-day kindergarten will be eliminated in the North Kitsap School District beginning next school year. Some parents are concerned that six hours of school is too long for a 5-year-old, and without a half-day option one parent said she may opt to homeschool her child.
Free full-day kindergarten will be offered at all elementary schools in the North Kitsap School District for the 2015-16 school year. The North Kitsap School Board approved free full-day kindergarten at the Jan. 8 school board meeting.
A Kitsap County Sheriff’s investigator found the driver of a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue fire engine “failed to give right of way” to the driver of a Yamaha scooter who was killed July 4, and is recommending the driver of the engine be cited for failure to “keep right except when passing, etc.”
The 18-year-old who threatened to shoot a gun in Kingston High School pleaded guilty and was released from custody Dec. 12. Matthew Allen Smiley was sentenced to three months in the Kitsap County Corrections Center, the standard sentence. Because he received credit for time served and it was his first offense, Smiley was released after pleading guilty.
The defense attorney for the 18-year-old who allegedly made threats of violent acts against Kingston High School has not approached the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to negotiate the case in the three months since the teen was booked into county jail. Matthew Allen Smiley was booked Sept. 5 after people warned that he had allegedly made threats to shoot a gun at the school. He remains in county jail on $2 million bail.