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111-year-old Port Gamble home saved from fire

According to the Kitsap County Fire Marshal, the fire at a 1903 home in Port Gamble was likely started by a discarded cigarette.  - Jody Matson / Poulsbo Fire Department
  • Sep 18, 2014 at 4:37PM

The quick actions of a woman who noticed flames coming from the front porch saved a 111-year-old New England-style home in this historical-landmark town early Sept. 18. The call came in at 4:46 a.m. after the barista in a nearby drive-thru coffee shop heard someone yelling “fire.”

 

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

  • Today 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.

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4.0 quake hits Hood Canal, rattling Puget Sound area (and you?) early Sept. 17

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:26AM

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled East Jefferson County and the Puget Sound region early Sept. 17

Andrea Ashworth is 2014-15 S'Klallam Queen

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated at 7:03PM

Andrea Ashworth received the title of 2014-15 S’Klallam Queen at the annual S’Klallam Days Royalty Pageant, Sept. 12. As Tribal royalty, she will represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe at events and serve as a positive role model for other S’Klallam youth.

Point Julia pier removal may be completed by Sept. 18

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 5:12PM

Carefully, methodically, the old Point Julia landmark continued its disappearing act, its presence slowly erased piling by piling. A forklift operator extracted each pile with the precision of a dentist extracting a tooth: nudging it loose, then pulling it up and out. By 10 a.m. Sept. 15, five of 42 pilings lay on the beach.

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