According to remarks made at an earlier Public Safety/Legal Committee meeting, the ordinance is intended to offer help to those who are homeless by circumstance, while sending those who are homeless by choice “down the road.”
“I’ve always wanted a job that actually mattered if I showed up for work,” Poulsbo firefighter/EMT Tevia Friedman said during a layover in Miami on Oct. 17. Friedman, along with EMPACT Northwest Operations Director Jake Gillanders, and Poulsbo Fire Department paramedic, were waiting for the rest of their team to arrive. They would depart for Beaulieu, Haiti less than 48 hours later.
Voters have twice rejected passenger-only ferry proposals from Kitsap Transit and some of our local politicians and wealthy developers still can’t seem to understand what the word “no” means.
Beginning Friday, Kitsap voters will have the opportunity to approve a high-speed, cross-sound ferry system linking North Kitsap, Bremerton and South Kitsap to downtown Seattle. These half-hour or less crossings are first and foremost about having better access to jobs and economic opportunity for Kitsap County.
Solving the homelessness issue in Kitsap County is going to take time, money and cooperation from area residents and government agencies, said Mike O’Shaughnessy, programs manager for Bremerton-based Kitsap Rescue Mission.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is scheduled to Bremerton Oct. 21, to make what will likely be his last visit to the Pacific Northwest as the longest-serving Secretary of the Navy since the Great War.
For Steve Sego, the question of whether to support Prop. 1, the passenger-only fastferry funding proposal before Kitsap County voters next month, is a rhetorical question.
Several news services are fact-checking statements by the presidential candidates. And no matter who you're voting for, there's plenty to interest you about both candidates.
The North Kitsap School District will hold off on hiring 6.5 FTEs and will cut expenses in 14 areas to make up a $1.3 million revenue shortfall caused by an unanticipated decline in enrollment.
PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, will live fact-check the debates.
Kitsap's shorelines and waterways host an amazing diversity of wintering birds
April Ferguson, who finished third of four candidates in the August primary for 23rd District state representative, position 1, is running as a write-in candidate for 23rd District state representative, position 2. And she’s literally “running.”
Owner of a bluff-top property thought he was following the rules. But that doesn’t ease the anxiety of homeowner at the toe of the slope
Get the latest information about road closures at http://www.kitsapgov.com/press/inclement_weather.asp. You can also sign up for automatic text message or email updates during inclement weather at the site.
The North Kitsap Herald won nine awards, including Community Service, in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.
What’s the wind speed in Bremerton? What’s the rainfall in Poulsbo? Where’s the center of the latest storm? You can track all of that and more in real time with Ventusky's real-time weather data map.
Don’t travel unless you have to. Have firewood ready. Be ready for outages. Oct. 14 will be rainy and windy, but that will be a relative lull before a potentially damaging storm this weekend, the National Weather Service reports.
An alleged threat to North Kitsap High School on Oct. 13 resulted in the arrest of a student later that evening.
Poulsbo’s new police chief is Dan Schoonmaker (pronounced “Skoon-maker”), the city human resources department reported Oct. 12. He will start on Dec. 5. His salary will be $133,849.
The event, Oct. 12 at the McGavick Conference Center at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, is sponsored by the Washington Food Industry Association Education Foundation. Each year, grocers from all over the state send their best grocery store baggers to compete in the challenge.