Three firefighters from North Kitsap — two from North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and one from Poulsbo Fire Department — are helping fight wildfires in the state.
Here’s a rundown of all the ways you can have a memorable Independence Day weekend.
On June 27-28, I took part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life at Bremerton High School. I’ve participated in three Relays before — in Everett and on Whidbey Island. This was my first Relay in Kitsap County.
North Kitsap Fishline may receive $625,000 for capital projects, and the Port of Kingston may receive $400,000 for development of its park property overlooking the ferry landing, in the 2015-16 state budget, according to officials from those agencies.
Currently, boathouses moored in port-owned boat slips at the Port of Poulsbo Marina are owned by owners other than the port. The port contends that a boat slip — for which there is a waiting list — increases a boathouse's value, and a seller makes money he or she otherwise wouldn't make if the boathouse were located elsewhere.
Kitsap County's Department of Community Development will host an open house regarding a proposed agricultural code at 4:15 p.m. July 7 in the Commissioners Chambers, Kitsap County Administration Building, 619 Division St.
Back in the day, chances were good you worked either as a fisherman or a logger, a job that put you at high risk of being injured or worse. The Sons of Norway was founded to offer financial tools — insurance and annuities — to help protect members and their families from financial hardship during times of injury, sickness or death.
Nicole Tong of Poulsbo will participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Overnight, an 18-mile walk from sunset to sunrise to raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention, June 27-28.
Loretta Byrnes is used to life at an energetic pace: training farmers for CARE in Bangladesh; helping women in Rwanda build up seed supplies for food crops; and distributing commodities to displaced peoples in Sierra Leone. So it was only natural, perhaps, that she consented to an interview in the parking lot of a bank as she was walking to her car.
Brookdale Montclair's annual classic car show was held June 26
OLYMPIA – Drivers who use the State Route 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge are reminded that toll rates will increase next week. New toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge take effect 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 1.
North Kitsap High School teacher Peggy Dunbar and Poulsbo Elementary School teacher Barbara Pixton and have been chosen as the Rangvald Kvelstad Teachers of the Year. The two were selected by the Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award Foundation based on nominations from the community. Each receives $500.
A fire started at the back of a dryer Wednesday morning in Kingston.
Cheryl Nuñez is Olympic College’s first vice president for equity and inclusion. She served in similar positions at Xavier University and Northern Kentucky University.
An increasing number of Washington teens say they feel sad or hopeless, have thoughts of suicide, and have attempted suicide, according to the state Healthy Youth Survey.
With heat and drought rapidly increasing fire danger in western Washington, the state Department of Natural Resources expanded last week’s burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades
Higher temperatures and no rain make for a dangerous combination, especially when fireworks are mixed in.
The Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance June 22 banning the use of sky lanterns.
Kitsap Public Health District and the state Department of Health have closed shellfish harvesting in the north Hood Canal from Foulweather Bluff south to the Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor, including all bays and inlets, because of high levels of marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, or PSP
Kingston High School was ranked in the top 6 percent nationwide. North Kitsap High School was ranked in the top 20 percent.