The Port Madison Indian Reservation has been expanded by 283 acres to include all of White Horse Golf Course. The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced the change in a proclamation issued Feb. 28.
Poulsbo's city council makes tech move from laptops to tablets.
School roof replacements, ancestral objects coming home, kindergarten tuition rates lowered, shellfish harvesting reopens. Those are the top stories in the March 7 North Kitsap Herald, available at newsstands and in stores.
The Feb. 28 Herald is one of our biggest editions of the year, with a 16-page news section, 20-page Kitsap Week feature section, 62-page North Kitsap Almanac, 24-page Options education section, USA Weekend magazine, and lots of savings in our local and regional advertising circulars.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the launch today of a new interactive website that allows the agency to provide improved public service and information about parks and programs.
The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the office of the Kitsap County Clerk, is issuing an advisory to warn county residents of an ongoing scam that has restarted claiming victims recently in the West Sound area.
The Kitsap Public Health District and Kitsap County Storm Water Management Program released its 2013 water quality report. The following information is from a press release from the Kitsap Public Health District.
OLYMPIA – A two-year effort to keep waterways clear of derelict and abandoned vessels — and protect the jobs that depend on clean water and safe navigation — sailed through a Senate committee late last week.
The Port of Seattle is transferring ownership of objects excavated at two ancestral sites to the Suquamish Tribe and the Muckleshoot Tribe. The objects have been stored by the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture since they were excavated in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s from land owned by the port.
Gordon Elementary School may have a new roof before the start of the 2014-15 school year.
The Bangor shoreline remains closed, according to state Health Department spokesman Mark Toy. As of Feb. 26, there was still "a little" oily bilge water running off the pier where a pump had failed, Toy said. The failed pump caused an estimated 2,000 gallons of oily bilge water to spill into Hood Canal.
While the budgets the House and Senate Democrats proposed were nearly identical, Senate Republicans believe the debate over education funding is a battle best fought next year.
Campaigns for dueling gun initiatives on this year’s ballot could bring national attention to Washington state, and contribute to an ongoing debate about gun laws across the United States.
A new economic forecast predicts recreational marijuana businesses will bring millions in tax revenue to the state, and cities are vying for a share. Recreational marijuana business is expected to bring in $51 million in state revenue during 2015-17, according to a recent financial report released by the state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. During 2017-19, marijuana tax revenue is projected at $138.5 million.
Poulsbo sends some inmates to Forks jail to save money on housing offenders.
Families paying full tuition will pay a maximum of $1,500 for full-day, down from $2,290. The cost for reduced tuition — for families on the free or reduced lunch plans — will be a maximum of $750.
A woman’s body was found shortly after 7 a.m. Feb. 27 in a drainage ditch on the west side of NW Clear Creek Road, near gate 1 of Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor. The County Coroner’s office identified the woman as Pamela McNeil, 57.
A woman's body was found shortly after 7 a.m. Feb. 27 in a drainage ditch on the west side of NW Clear Creek Road, near gate 1 of Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor. A county employee conducting maintenance in the area called 911 to report finding the woman’s body, Kitsap County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said. The employee called 911 and patrol deputies went to the scene.
One of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ smallest-production wines has a history that goes back to its earliest days as a company.
The North Kitsap School District will provide cultural sensitivity training to district employees and establish a diversity/equity committee, Superintendent Patty Page said Feb. 19.