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Picking a location for a new airport, other aviation issues come before lawmakers

By Emma Epperly WNPA Olympia News Bureau Addressing the need for a new airport and encouraging the growth of the aviation profession was the topic… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2019

Proposed legislation would vacate some marijuana convictions

WNPA Olympia News Bureau Some convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession may be able to apply to have the crime vacated from their records. Individuals would… Continue reading

Lawmakers consider 1 percent loans for college students

WNPA Olympia News Bureau Democrats are pushing to fund a program that would give Washington high school graduates access to state student loans at a… Continue reading

Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park in Poulsbo was covered in snow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Snowstorm blankets Kitsap County

Accumulations from the weekend storm have already reached 11 inches in some places, and there is more on the way

Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park in Poulsbo was covered in snow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Effort to prevent lead exposure would restrict minors’ access to ammo

Dealers and ranges would be required to display warning signs for lead ammo

Kitsap Transit advises of weather impacts to service

A number of Kitsap Transit bus routes have been affected by the arrival of a winter snow storm. In an alert sent out Friday, Kitsap… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

OC: all campuses closed Saturday and Sunday

Olympic College’s Bremerton, Poulsbo and Shelton campuses closed at noon today and will remain closed through Sunday, Feb. 10, according to an announcement on the… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

READY! for kindergarten program making an impact, district says

90.3 percent of participating children meet grade-level reading standards

SKSD: All-day crisis training throughout district on March 28

Active shooter incident training aims to save lives

County adopts emergency ordinance in response to Poulsbo sex offender housing

On Wednesday Kitsap County commissioners voted to approve an emergency ordinance instituting interim zoning restrictions for less restrictive alternative housing (LRA’s) for sex offenders. In… Continue reading

Proposed legislation would make tiny-home zoning easier

Tiny houses are a trendy new housing option that is often considered affordable — however, zoning requirements and other laws make them difficult to legally… Continue reading

Poulsbo celebrates first official Day of the Sámi People

Poulsbo officially celebrated Scandinavia’s indigenous people, after mayor Becky Erickson declared Feb. 6 Poulsbo’s Day of the Sámi People. The Sámi homeland encompasses large parts… Continue reading

Burial, cremation, or…compost?

WNPA Olympia News Bureau Giving a whole new meaning to “pushing up daisies,” Washington residents may be able to compost their bodies into soil when… Continue reading

House talks housing: tenants and landlords remain divided

WNPA Olympia News Bureau A package of bills aimed at reforming eviction practices were considered in the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee this week.… Continue reading

Man taken to hospital after Bremerton house fire

Investigators were still trying to determine the cause of a blaze at a Naval Ave. duplex Thursday morning.

NOAA: Snowfall to begin Friday, up to 10 inches possible

The heaviest snowfall is anticipated Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.

SK schools to release two hours early Friday

School district officials schedule release ‘out of an abundance of caution.’

Spencer Uber (Courtesy photo)

Lifesaving awards set for three Kitsap County residents after car fire rescue

Spencer Uber, Terrance Billy and Spc. Jordan Murray will be honored by the Central Kitsap fire department for heroic acts on Jan. 10.

Spencer Uber (Courtesy photo)

It’s Comedy Night Feb. 22 with Soroptimist

Service organization’s fundraiser to feature comic Susan Rice.

Bill would exempt some misconduct claims from public disclosure

Lawmakers seek privacy protection for agency employees

  • Feb 6, 2019