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With a majority of Poulsbo City Council and North Kitsap School Board positions on the ballot, the 2015 election was shaping up to be a doozer. It’s more likely to be a bit of a snoozer. Of 16 positions up for election this year, only four garnered more than one candidate — and only one of those garnered enough candidates to warrant a primary: North Kitsap School Board, District 4.
The federal Administration for Children and Families has awarded a $980,514 grant to the Head Start early child education program operated by the Suquamish Tribe. Suquamish Head Start will receive $980,514 a year for five years. The Administration for Children and Families is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The fire started at a home off of NE Highway 104 near the Burkes Lane intersection July 25. According to a press release from North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, about 1,000 square feet of grass was burned, trees were scored and a season's worth of firewood was consumed in the brush fire, which is thought to have been started from coals dumped from a smoker.
The BlueJackets earned the first road sweep in franchise history against the Cowlitz Black Bears.
Liberty Bay is closed to shellfish harvesting because of a biotoxin that's "a little different," said Karen McKay Bevers, spokeswoman for the Kitsap Public Health District.