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.
BREMERTON — At 0.79-acre, 1321 N. Callow Ave. is arguably one of the smallest pieces of Indian Country in the United States. Under the U.S. Code, Indian Country — Native-owned trust land, including allotments and reservations — falls under the authority of Tribal and U.S. governments, which means 1321 N. Callow Ave. is in the jurisdiction of the Suquamish Tribe because the site is within Suquamish’s historical territory. But the site is surrounded by the City of Bremerton. So, how the site can be developed is being tested.
When considering a hike or hikes at Lake Quinault for your next hiking adventure, keep in mind a couple of things. One, it will be wet, one way or another. Two, it will not be a simple day hike. And that’s a good thing.
The setting seems perfect for the Port Gamble Maritime Music Festival, a celebration-in-song of our connection to the sea, of how our lives and our marine environment are intertwined.
The Beatles were arguably the greatest and most influential act of the 1960s rock era. And in a couple of months, you can see the closest thing to the real thing: the tribute band Abbey Road in “In My Life — A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Admiral Theatre.
PORT ORCHARD – The public is invited to provide feedback for the 2015 update to the Kitsap Homeless Housing Plan at stakeholder meetings to be held 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers, 200 NE Moe St., Poulsbo and Wednesday, 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 5 in the meeting chambers of the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St., Bremerton. Those interested need only attend one of the meetings.
Fred Mackie said he started to look at God’s earthly creation differently when he was faced with the possibility of not seeing it again.
The Fat Apple Bakery and Cafe is the latest place to stop for breakfast, lunch or a special order in downtown Poulsbo.
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.
Mark Gudger and Barbara Pixton bring extensive backgrounds in special education to their new administrative roles at Orchard Heights Elementary School.
Come Aug. 31, you’ll be able to get that Sonic burger, fries and shake meal delivered to you at the counter, takeout window or by carhop. That’s the date the long-anticipated fast-food restaurant is expected to be completed and open for business at Highway 305 and Viking Way.
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.
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.
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 three candidates for North Kitsap School Board District 4 outlined why they want to be on the school board, and what they would do, at a League of Women Voters candidate forum July 21 in Poulsbo City Hall.
“I’m running for the school board because, No. 1, I have a strong belief in public education and its important role in educating our youth and keeping our country strong,” Robbins said.
A new state law will require the state to share revenues from marijuana sales with counties, cities and towns that allow marijuana retail businesses to operate within their limits. The City of Poulsbo has a ban on recreational and medical marijuana retail stores, and one of the reasons for the ban was lack of revenue sharing.
Representatives of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe and Pope Resources gathered July 23 at the old mill site to bless the work to come: The removal of some 6,000 creosoted pilings, as well as overwater structures and wood waste, the remnants of 140 years of industrial activity.
Between Viking Fest, the 3rd of July and many other outdoor activities available, people from all over the nation — especially along the west coast — come out to Poulsbo to enjoy what the community has to offer.