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Join your neighbors for a post-debate chat | Political Notebook

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 3:08PM

safe to say that the 2016 presidential debates will be among the most-watched programs in television history. The Kitsap Regional Library will host an opportunity for residents to get together and share their views the evening after each debate at the Poulsbo Library,

Security training, demolition planned at Naval Base Kitsap

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 3:13PM

The Navy routinely conducts training exercises to ensure readiness

Introducing Marnie Holt Swenson | Bookends

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 2:40PM

I went to the first author event presentation Sept. 8 at Kitsap Publishing, 1450 NW Finn Hill Road, Poulsbo. Marnie Holt Swenson presented and read from her book, “Migratory Moment.” It’s a book of poems and she says it is written from the perspective of a very young child — before they can really understand anything.

Entries now being accepted for CVG Show | Kitsap Weekly

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 2:28PM

Artists from across Washington can now submit entries to the 2017 CVG Show, a major statewide competitive art exhibition organized by Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton and its lead sponsor, Kitsap Credit Union.

Roller Derby: ‘fun, hard and you can hit people’

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 7:00AM

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the Northwest Derby Company is home to the only adult roller derby league in the county. Nearing the end of its fifth season, co-captain of the team Aimee Durgan (also known as Brawlyanna) said it got its start as a co-ed recreation team based in Port Orchard called Skate Club. When that ended, they developed Northwest Derby Company in January 2012, part of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.

On Sept. 24 in Brownsville, it’s all about you | Kitsap Weekly

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 2:20PM

Brownsville is one of Puget Sound’s most secluded and snug harbors — and one of its most charming maritime communities. Tidal changes in Port Orchard Channel stir up nutrients that draw birds, seals and other marine life. Boaters and residents shop at Sweeney’s Country Style Meats or dine and visit at the Brownsville Deli, watch sunrises and sunsets at Burke Bay Overlook Park, or picnic at the pavilion.

Port Gamble S'Klallam receives $99,979 grant for health services management

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 7:23AM

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe received a grant of $99,979 in August from the U.S. Indian Health Service, to aid the Tribe in assuming all or part of IHS services and improving its health management capability.

Night lane closures coming on westbound SR 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge Sept. 19, 20

  • Sep 19, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Sep 20, 2016 at 10:32AM

Drivers who use westbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge may encounter minor delays during overnight hours on Monday, Sept. 19, andTuesday, Sept. 20, for bridge joint repair work.

It’s likely you, too, are ‘deplorable’

  • Sep 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

Never mind that I am just a regular taxpaying citizen who tries to live an ethical existence; because I don’t believe the drivel spouted by this person and her cronies, I am “deplorable.”

We need dialogue, not dismissive messages

  • Sep 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

There are complex, long-standing issues around race in this country, particularly with the treatment of black Americans. When we identify ourselves as only supporting those “who stand for the National Anthem,” we clearly identify ourselves as seeing and caring about the protest far more than the mistreatment it is intending to highlight.

Affirmation that water is life, treaties are law

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 3:00PM

May the future bring new respect and understanding for American Indian Tribes as governments work together to solve life-survival issues. Please, Mr. President, do not let this be a false victory for all humanity and the earth.

Sonic staff found, saved customer’s purse

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 3:00PM

I would just like to extend a big thank you to the staff at Sonic Drive-In for finding and keeping my purse safe until I came back to retrieve it this week.

Voters have final say regarding port expansion

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 3:02PM

The Washington Public Ports Association website reminds us that settlers migrating into Washington chose locations near water to settle — easier to get home by water than over land.

Morrow Manor, Rotary and a big-hearted city

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 3:01PM

A search for words is required to explain the heading of this letter: Amazing, incredible, unbelievable, astounding, awesome. They all apply. As a relative newcomer to the Northwest, and Poulsbo in particular, I pinch myself quite often at my and wife Diana’s good fortune of locating in one of the most popular cities on the Kitsap Peninsula.

Kitsap 9/11: A lesson in unity | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:59PM

The crisp, blue skies above Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton belied the somber, poignant ceremony taking place Sept. 11 at the picturesque park’s Kitsap 9/11 Memorial. Several hundred residents gathered there to honor those killed or injured 15 years ago in lower Manhattan, at the Pentagon and in rural Pennsylvania.

Berezowsky a finalist for planning director of Lynden

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:53PM

Former Poulsbo planning director Barry Berezowsky is one of three finalists for the position of planning director of Lynden.

Forsman: Discussion 'about to change' on climate, fossil fuels

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:27PM

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman told opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline Sept. 16 in Seattle that the discussion about fossil fuels and climate change in America “is about to change.”

Intentionally set fire burns near Port Gamble

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 2:02PM

Firefighters from across North Kitsap responded to a State Route 104 address after multiple passersby reported flames in the sky from a large detached barn. When they arrived on the scene they found the property owner had illegally lit the fire to dispose of the unwanted outbuilding.

New businesses, and expansions, in Kingston | Business Update

  • Sep 15, 2016 at 4:10PM

Several businesses are celebrating their grand openings and other local businesses are expanding or moving. But there are some questions about what the future holds and what role the Port of Kingston may play.

Bluewater Artworks closes; waterfront side remodel continues | Business Update

  • Sep 15, 2016 at 2:08PM

Bluewater Artworks Gallery and Framing, 18961 Front St., closed its doors on Aug. 28. The closure is one of the biggest changes in the downtown business scene.

Kitsap 9/11 Memorial | Poignant remembrance at Evergreen Rotary Park

  • Sep 11, 2016 at 7:00PM updated Sep 13, 2016 at 9:24AM

Several hundred residents gathered on Sept. 11 at the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial at Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks 15 years ago.

Long time, no see: North Kitsap's second-half blitz overwhelms Central Kitsap, 34-13

  • Sep 10, 2016 at 10:42PM

The first football game meeting Sept. 9 at Silverdale Stadium between Central Kitsap and rival North Kitsap since 2007 was memorable -- at least for the Vikings.

Honor those lost on 9/11/2001 | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 9, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Sep 10, 2016 at 6:26PM

In remembering 9/11 and the lives lost that day, we steel our resolve to ensure such an attack never again happens. And we remember the courage of all those aboard those hijacked commercial jetliners, particularly those who fought to retake control of their plane, which crashed in a Pennsylvania field.

Public meeting Oct. 13 on proposed Poulsbo Port District annexation | 2016 Election

  • Sep 8, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Sep 10, 2016 at 6:25PM

The Port of Poulsbo Board of Commissioners will host a “town hall” meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 to discuss Proposition 1, which asks voters to approve enlarging the port district’s boundaries to the city limits.

Morrow Manor is 'an incredible gift — a life-saving gift'

  • Sep 10, 2016 at 6:18PM

For many women, YWCA Executive Director Denise Frey said, their only choices are to return to the abuse or live in their vehicle with their children. "Morrow Manor will give them a third choice," she said. "It's an incredible gift — a life-saving gift."

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