Poulsbo man served as local, federal official; sought peaceful uses for plutonium | Passages

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 9:51AM

Ronald Dennis Nelson of Poulsbo served as mayor of a Washington city for eight years, worked for the U.S. State and Energy departments, was honored by the CIA for his work assessing the Soviet Union’s nuclear weapons program, and met with Soviet scientists to seek peaceful uses for plutonium. Despite such heavy responsibilities, he still had time for his faith, his family, and even some recreational reading and gardening.


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Suquamish man honored for 'extraordinary' care as VA nurse

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 3:07PM

Joseph Smith, RN, at VA Puget Sound Health Care System received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, presented by The DAISY Foundation and UnitedHealthcare, at a special ceremony Nov. 20 in Seattle.

Holiday Fair, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Liberty Bay Presbyterian Church

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 2:19PM

Chat with artist Rob Weiss and do some holiday shopping at the Holiday Fair, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Liberty Bay Presbyterian Church, 18561 Highway 305, Poulsbo.

Fishline receives $10,000 from Jewelers for Children online vote

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 12:09PM

Richard Koven’s first foray into local fundraising occurred 14 years ago when he joined the Rotary Club. He dressed up like a pizza slice and solicited donations for North Kitsap Fishline. On Nov. 14, his wardrobe was more customary to that of a jewelry store owner, and the donation to Fishline considerably more sizable.

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  • Cliff Mass Weather BlogCliff Mass is a UW professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He blogs about the local in the Pacific Northwest.
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