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Herald North K itsap special section: Our annual holiday events guide, in this edition Celebrate A North Kitsap Holiday 2012 Friday, November 16, 2012 | Vol. 111, No. 46 | | 50¢ In the Herald Three killed in head-on crash Couple from Little Boston, woman from Kingston By RICHARD WALKER Kitsap week Lots of chances to catch ‘The Nutcracker’ — Inside sports Milyard named Olympic League football MVP — Page A6 OPINION We can bridge the divide and work together — Page A4 LOCAL NEWS, ANYTIME Scan this code to receive local news on your mobile device KINGSTON — Three people — including a couple known for fostering children and helping people overcome addictions — died Wednesday in a two-car headon collision on Highway 104 near Balmoral Place NE in Kingston. The State Patrol identified the deceased as Robin N. Bishop, 59, of Kingston, the lone occupant of a 1994 Lexus; and Anthony A. Adams and Marion D. Sparks, both 44, of Little Boston, the occupants of a 1985 Ford Escort. All were declared dead at the scene. The crash occurred at about 7 p.m. According to the State Patrol, Bishop was driving westbound on 104 when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck the Ford Escort, which was headed eastbound and was driven by Adams. The impact redirected Adams’ car toward the southwest shoulder and both vehicles ended up in the ditch. According to State Patrol, See CRASH, Page A2 Three people died in a two-car, head-on collision on State Route 104 near Balmoral Place NE, Kingston, Wednesday. Flowers were left at the site Thursday Megan Stephenson / Herald Kitsap has a voice in Congress No longer ‘separate, but equal’ DelBene, winner of special election to complete Inslee’s term, sworn in Tuesday Kitsap’s samesex couples look forward to the benefits of marriage By RICHARD WALKER By MEGAN STEPHENSON O ne day a few years ago, while working around the house, Phil Bonderud accidentally stuck himself in the arm with a knife. At the urgent care clinic in Port Orchard, his partner David Smith assisted him with paperwork and showed clinic staff members their domestic partnership registration cards. Smith said the nurse didn’t know how to accommodate their domestic partnership, and didn’t allow Smith to sign for his partner’s paperwork — though any privilege, benefit and responsibility given through a marriage license is also given through domestic partner- ship registration. “It’s not something that needs to be punished, but it’s an example See MARRIAGE, Page A9 From left, Phil Bonderud and David Smith, with pups Zeus and Gabby, look forward to being recognized by the state as a married couple. Megan Stephenson / Herald POULSBO — Suzan DelBene took office Tuesday as Kitsap County’s representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. DelBene won the special election Nov. 6 to succeed Jay Inslee, Rep. Suzan who resigned DelBene March 20 to run for governor. Inslee’s resignation left Kitsap without a congressional representative for almost eight months. DelBene will represent Kitsap See DELBENE, Page A3 The Voice of North Kitsap since 1901. E-mail for convenient home delivery

North Kitsap Herald, November 16, 2012

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