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Pulitzer Prize poet Carolyn Kizer dies

Spokane native Carolyn Kizer, who won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry, died Thursday in Sonoma, California. She was 89. Kizer, who won the prize for her collection titled “Yin” in 1985, was known for lengthy poems and for the often biting tone in her work.

Bricks from Bremerton 9/11 memorial stolen

BREMERTON — Two bricks inside the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial at Bremerton’s Evergreen-Rotary Park were stolen Monday, according to Bremerton police. A young man and young woman can be seen in surveillance videos around 12:30 p.m. Monday taking the bricks, which were purchased by donors and include personalized messages. A groundskeeper discovered the bricks were missing Tuesday morning and notified police.

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Oil terminal review process extended

The state panel reviewing a proposal for an oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver agreed Tuesday to extend to early next year the timeline for completing a review of the proposal and for making a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.