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Agreement reached to acquire 175 acres in Grovers Creek watershed

  • Today at 7:20AM

The property will be part of the new 270-acre Grovers Creek Preserve and is across the road from the recently expanded 800-acre North Kitsap Heritage Park. This will be the third acquisition in the Kitsap Forest and Bay Project, a community-driven initiative to secure miles of trails connecting to a cross-state trail system and to protect thousands of acres of forests, wetlands and shoreline for public access and wildlife habitat.

 

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Introducing this year’s Canoe ‘Journeys’

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 8:00PM updated Jan 28, 2015 at 1:47PM

When no indigenous nation stepped forward and offered to host in 2015 after the 2014 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Bella Bella, the annual gathering of Northwest canoe cultures appeared to be headed toward a hiatus. But canoe skippers wanted to see the Journey continue, and so a new approach emerged: Instead of one large Canoe Journey, there will be several Journeys hosted in various regions of the Salish Sea.

North Kitsap Herald

Education funding in Washington state: A history lesson and Constitutional mandate | 2015 Session

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 10:57AM

According to Article IX of the Washington State Constitution, the state’s “paramount duty” is to provide an “ample” and “uniform” education for all children.

North Kitsap Herald

Voters want lower class sizes. Districts’ dilemma: Paying for it | 2015 Session

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 10:48AM

At the state Capitol, lawmakers have yet to come to grips in the early days of the 2015 legislative session with education financing plans to meet the state Supreme Court’s mandate that they fully fund basic education as defined in the state Constitution.

Central Kitsap Reporter

Pilot of crashed plane was a Fox Island resident, was flying alone

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 10:31AM

A driver's license is found. Next of kin has been notified. And the search for the pilot and plane that crashed Jan. 26 in Hood Canal near Seabeck was suspended at 9 p.m. that evening.

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