2015 city budget — and rate increases — could be approved Dec. 3

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 23, 2014 at 8:20AM

Perhaps the most significant part of the budget, according to Mayor Becky Erickson, is the council's pursuit of additional revenue for utilities and roads. The council may form a Transportation Benefit District in order to implement a $20 vehicle license fee. It is also considering raising stormwater and water utility rates, and imposing a cable TV tax.

Kitsap ranks high in Best of Western Washington | Kitsap Week

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Voters support Kitsap's own in Best of Western Washington poll.

Great whites from the Great NW Invite | Kitsap Week

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Great Northwest Wine: For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been taking a look at the top red wines, and now we will review some of the white wines that earned gold medals at the second annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon.

Stars Above Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

Local astrology and horoscopes for Nov. 22 - Dec. 6.

Opinion

Lung cancer needs our awareness too: A local story | Guest column

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 1:35PM

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the No. 1 leading cause of fatal cancer in men and women, taking more lives than prostate, breast or colon cancer combined each year. But it’s rarely on people’s radar screen. In this guest column, the CEO of the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific highlights the case of longtime Poulsbo resident Gwynne Cleveland and her ongoing battle with lung cancer.

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