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Measles update: WA case count grows to 12, extending to third county

Measles continues to spread in Washington as cases in San Juan County have extended to a Kitsap County resident. A man in his 40s from Kitsap visited several places in Friday Harbor, including a restaurant where a contagious San Juan County man was at the same time. San Juan County‚Äôs case count is now five,…

2 'victims' turn into suspects in Kitsap County

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The Kitsap County sheriff’s office says detectives resolved a shooting and a stabbing by determining the injuries were self-inflicted and the “victims” lied…. …read more

Washington schools returning expelled students

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Although it has been nearly a year since Anne Becker’s son was expelled from a Kitsap County private school, the pain still is raw…. …read more

Port Orchard lawyer charged with perjury

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Kitsap County prosecutors have taken the unusual step of charging the lawyer for a defendant…. …read more

Woman's body washed ashore on Wash. island

MANCHESTER, Wash. (AP) — A Kitsap County, Wash., sheriff’s spokesman says a woman’s body has been found on a county island, where the body apparently washed ashore…. …read more

Human trafficking like murder in Kitsap County

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The first man convicted of human trafficking in Kitsap County faces a possible sentence of 46 years in prison…. …read more

Kitsap County deputies shoot, wound man at home

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Kitsap County sheriff’s spokesman says a 44-year-old man has been shot in the chest during a confrontation with deputies who went to a home to check on a woman’s welfare…. …read more

Mason County Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

BELFAIR, Wash. – After more than a month at large, a man wanted in the investigation of a Belfair bank robbery is in custody today. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jesse Lee Mathes on On July 7, 2013. Detective Will Adam tells us Mathes was wanted for investigation of an armed robbery in the Belfair area on June 6, 2013. An active search for Mathes began at that time and over the last month, Mathes continued to elude capture.
 
Over this past weekend, Deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office along with the Special Weapons and Tactics team conducted an extensive search in the Belfair area for Mathes.
 
On July 7, 2013, Patrol Deputies observed Mathes driving a stolen vehicle on Hwy. 3 in Belfair and attempted to stop Mathes, but Mathes failed to stop.  The pursuit was initiated and Mathes was finally stopped in Kitsap County.