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19 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

Measles outbreak stands at six; no new cases reported

Over the past month, a total of six cases have been reported among San Juan Island residents.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, San Juan County, WA, Vaccinations, Health

23 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

King County Metro Prop 1 Failing In Early Returns

Initial returns tallied Tuesday night showed King County's Proposition 1 failing 55 percent to 45 percent.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

North Kitsap Herald

Death of woman found in ditch ruled accidental

The Kitsap County Coroner's Office determined the death of Pamela Lorraine McNeil, whose body was found in a ditch near Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Feb. 27, was accidental.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Recycled oil contaminated in Olalla

Motor-oil recycling at the Olalla Recycling and Garbage Station has been closed temporarily, because someone dumped contaminated oil into the county's recycling tank.

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Related Topix: Olalla, WA

Enter Stage Right

Prosecutor's targeting of gun range exec enters 15th year

It has been three and a half years since I first covered the case of a Washington State prosecutor targeting Kitsap Rifle & Revolver Club Executive Officer Marcus Carter.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Two land trades involve Barker Creek properties

Two separate land trades involving Kitsap County properties near Barker Creek are expected to provide benefits for both the county and the involved parties, officials say.

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Related Topix: Silverdale, WA, Bremerton, WA

Seattle Times

Silverdale boy, 12, killed as he and 3 other Scouts try to roll log

A 12-year-old Silverdale, Kitsap County, boy was killed Saturday when a log rolled over him during a Boy Scout outing in the Olympic National Forest, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Silverdale, WA, Mason County, WA

Port Orchard Independent

Update on Kitsap County's mental health sales tax funding

Poverty and housing issues impact Kitsap residents in many ways. At last month's Life on the Edge 2.0 Conference in Bremerton, Kitsap County Commissioners met with leaders from Kitsap Community Resources, Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, the Bremerton Police Department and South Kitsap School District and other community members, to address ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bremerton, WA, Education Etc., Opinion

Peninsula Daily News

Search still on for Forks suspect in gun store theft

Authorities continued Saturday to seek a Forks native suspected in the April 9 burglary of a Bremerton-area gun store.

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Related Topix: Forks, WA, Bremerton, WA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Daughter seeks no parole for father's killer

Every day before she climbs the stairs at the Kitsap County Courthouse to her job in the Superior Court clerk's office, Gina Vinecourt walks by a memorial to her father, Deputy Dennis R. Allred .

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Related Topix: Airway Heights Corrections Center, State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Port Orchard Orchard

Gate should open once Anderson Point Park reopens

A resident who lives on Millihanna Road says that a gate erected last summer by residents was installed with Kitsap County's permission, and despite rumors to the contrary, was not installed to keep a local park closed.

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Related Topix: Olalla, WA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Nine handguns stolen from Gorst gun shop recovered

Most of the handguns stolen from a Gorst gun shop April 9 have been received, the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.

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Bainbridge Island Review

League of Women Voters forum looks at health insurance

The League of Women Voters of Kitsap's next public forum is called "Health Insurance: The Complicated Issues."

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Poulsbo, WA

Central Kitsap Reporter

Loss of deputy remembered

Thirty-six years ago this week, the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office and its extended family sustained a significant blow with the loss of Deputy Sheriff Dennis R. Allred, 30. Deputy Allred was shot and killed April 19, 1978, during a traffic stop on Illahee Road in the East Bremerton.

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Related Topix: Bremerton, WA, Prison, Death Penalty

Kitsap Sun

Point No Point parking lot will be closed until mid-June

Construction on Point No Point's parking lot won't be finished before Memorial Day weekend, which had been the county's goal.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Kitsap Sun

My Turn | Making progress on mental health services

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners are Charlotte Garrido, Robert Gelder and Linda Streissguth.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Deputy involved in Navy Yard City shooting identified

The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released the name of the deputy involved in an exchange of eight gunshots in Navy Yard City earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Navy Yard City, WA

Port Orchard Orchard

Woman pleads not guilty in father's death

A trial date has been set for June 2 for a woman accused of second-degree murder of her father because of neglect.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA

Central Kitsap Reporter

Improvements taking shape at Tracyton dock

It may not look like much to some. But for Ted Hilliard and those who support the Port of Tracyton, it's a start.

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Related Topix: Tracyton, WA, Bremerton, WA, Port Orchard, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Second suspect sought in Gorst gun store burglary

The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man that investigators believe might have been behind the wheel of the getaway car during a Gorst gun store burglary last week.

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Related Topix: Forks, WA, Clallam County, WA, Jefferson County, WA

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