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North Kitsap High School fall sports preview

  • Today at 9:29AM

Introducing the 2015 fall sports teams of North Kitsap High School. The Kingston preview will be in the Sept. 4 issue of the Herald.

Mueller drops out of City Council race, citing 'personal matters' | Poulsbo City Council, Position 4

  • Aug 30, 2015 at 8:18AM

Despite it all, Mueller – a retired Navy chief petty officer – had hoped to continue a life of public service. He thought he could help straighten out some issues in the community even as he worked to straighten out some issues in his own life.

Similar issues, different approach | Poulsbo City Council, Position 1

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 29, 2015 at 8:50PM

Ken Thomas and Amanda Cheatham have similar goals: Safe neighborhoods, protection of the natural environment and bolstering community interest in local government. But they have different ideas on how to accomplish those goals, as different as their backgrounds and experiences.

These are a few of our favorite things ... | Kitsap County Fair

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:25PM

What’s not to like at the Kitsap County Fair? We asked some local notables, “What is your favorite thing about the fair?” Here’s how they answered:

City may be ahead on growth; projected population for 2035 could be reached early

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 11:00AM

Residential construction is planned on 1,572 lots or parcels in Poulsbo’s near future, which means the city’s projected population for 2035 could be reached early.

League of Women Voters candidates forum Oct. 5

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 28, 2015 at 11:17AM

You’ll have a chance to meet and question all Poulsbo City Council and North Kitsap School Board candidates in the Nov. 3 general election — even those running unopposed — beginning at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5. That’s the time and date of the League of Women Voters Candidates Forum, in the Poulsbo City Hall council chambers.

X-Treme Air Dogs make extreme jumps to entertain | Kitsap County Fair

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:15PM

The competition will be featured at the Kitsap County Fair each day, with training events in the morning and competition in the afternoon. And the best part about it is anyone can bring their dog out to try it.

For these daughters, the fair is a family affair | Kitsap County Fair

  • Aug 22, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 27, 2015 at 5:17PM

The Kitsap County Fair is coming, and Cassie O’Hara and Diana Pheasant are excited to make this years the most special yet.

Fair begins to come together weeks ahead of time | Kitsap County Fair

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:10PM

Leota Lewis doesn’t expect to see a lot of blackberry pies at this year’s Kitsap County Fair. “The blackberries are already ripe now,” Lewis said in mid-July. She is superintendent of pies for the fair. “Usually they don’t ripen until mid August. I expect that means fewer blackberry pies, unless they’re made up early and frozen.”

Rodeo includes the ‘most dangerous eight seconds’ in sports | Kitsap County Fair

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:02PM

For many people, the Kitsap County Fair is all about the stampede and rodeo. This year’s stampede and rodeo will be Joe Drouin’s 30th. Drouin is the rodeo director and has been helping stage the rodeo at the fair for 30 years. This year’s stampede and rodeo will be Joe Drouin’s 30th. Drouin is the rodeo director and has been helping stage the rodeo at the fair for 30 years.

It’s time for all the fun of the fair | Kitsap County Fair

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 4:59PM

It’s the 92nd year for the fair in Kitsap County. And throughout the years, the fair has been a place for local residents to celebrate what makes Kitsap County great.

Man tells police he stepped on gas meter prior to Motel 6 explosion

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 4:48PM

BREMERTON – Police aren't entirely sure, but they released details Aug. 26 that backs-up an earlier theory as to why the Bremerton Motel 6 erupted into a fireball Aug. 18.

Celebration of Life Aug. 29 for Rev. Joseph P. Carney

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 5:00AM updated at 9:08AM

The Rev. Joseph P. Carney’s life will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at St. Charles, 20295 Little Valley Road NE, Poulsbo.

Red flags in that vacation-rental request? Trust your gut

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Aug 25, 2015 at 3:28PM

If you get a vacation rental request from an Oregonian with a Texas business address and Illinois driver’s license whose check is mailed to you from Ohio, you, um, might want to think twice about doing business with him.

Isaac Seth Dafoe | Births

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 5:01PM

Isaac Seth Dafoe was born at 10:15 a.m. July 25, 2015 at Harrison Medical Center in Silverdale.

190th anniversary nears of arrival of ‘Restoration’

  • Aug 22, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Aug 24, 2015 at 4:46PM

First Norwegian group immigration to the United States

13 liveaboard slips would be year-round, not seasonal

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 4:43PM

Thirteen boatslips proposed to be reserved for liveaboard residents would be year-round, not seasonal. The Poulsbo Port Commission made that decision at its Aug. 20 meeting.

And leave your goats at home

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Aug 24, 2015 at 11:04AM

If you find yourself crossing Lindvig Bridge come October, you might want to make sure you have a few coins. Trolls are moving in, and you don’t want to be caught without the proper toll.

J.A. Jance in Poulsbo Sept. 9, in Silverdale Sept. 12

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Aug 24, 2015 at 10:18AM

The New York Times bestselling author, J. A. Jance is coming to Poulsbo and Silverdale promoting her new novel, "Dance of the Bones: A Beaumont and Walker Novel."

Gaeta back in court for pre-trial hearing; trial scheduled to begin Jan. 11

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Aug 24, 2015 at 6:24AM

Superior Court Judge Jennifer Forbes presided over a packed courtroom Aug. 21 as Gabriel Gaeta, accused of raping and murdering a young neighbor in 2014, sat quietly in the jury box during a hearing on the status of the discovery process and to set a trial date.

DeJesus pleads not guilty; trial could begin Oct. 19

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 5:10PM

Geraldo Castro DeJesus, accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, 29-year-old Heather Kelso, and her roommate’s son, 2-year-old Kaden Lum, in East Bremerton in March, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Aug. 21 in Kitsap County Superior Court

Test fire round in DeJesus' possession matches shell casings found at crime scene

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Aug 22, 2015 at 8:23PM

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to – as Lt. Det. Earl Smith put it – "paint a picture."

Congress promoting bad financial advice

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

Some in Congress are considering legislation that would protect bad financial advice, instead of what is best for you!

The question is, ‘Who has integrity?’

  • Aug 22, 2015 at 6:00AM

As to whether a person is judged good or bad relative to their whole behavior is not a valid argument in politics. Such words are open to interpretation and are frequently based upon a particular person’s beliefs.

Thanks for restocking Fishline’s shelves

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

Those donations, big and small, added up in a hurry. Thanks to the kind and generous heart of our community, during a week when normally we’d receive several hundred pounds of individual food donations, we received more than 11,000 pounds!

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