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Two-month Indianola Port Commission position draws three applicants

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 7:53AM

Three residents applied for an Indianola Port District job that will last two months and require them to attend two meetings. Application deadline was Sept. 25.

Kingston port director leaving to join North Kitsap School District

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 5:12PM

Port of Kingston Executive Director Kori Henry is leaving the port district to become public records officer and executive assistant to the superintendent of the North Kitsap School District. Henry’s last day in Kingston is Oct. 9. “It’s a little bit of a change,” Henry said of her career move.

Kilmer says he'll give up pay during government shutdown

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 11:45AM

In the event that the House and Senate don’t reach a compromise by Oct. 1 on legislation to keep federal agencies funded, Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Bremerton said he will give up his pay for the duration of a government shutdown.

State's health insurance exchange opens Oct. 1 | The Affordable Care Act

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:39PM

Starting this week, about 25,000 people in Kitsap County who don't have health insurance can sign up for it, part of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. According to Kitsap Public Health District, 24,874 adults and 2,400 children in Kitsap County currently don’t have health insurance. Consumers can begin shopping for health insurance online Tuesday. Signups continue through year's end for coverage that begins on Jan. 1.

New health insurance options coming for small businesses

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 12:36PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to educating small-business owners about the facts surrounding the Affordable Care Act, so that you can make an informed decision about what makes sense for your business — including whether you choose to apply for a tax credit.

Fire and rescue kept busy — record busy — during weekend storm

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:39PM

The fall season announced its arrival to the Northwest this weekend with signature rain and wind that taxed the region's resources. Record-breaking rainfall hit the region beginning Friday night, dropping more than 2 inches in some areas. Rain came with heavy gusts of winds causing trees to fall, power outages and maxing out storm drains.

Former firefighter/paramedic sues NKF&R for sexual harassment

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 5:52PM

Several male supervisors at North Kitsap Fire & Rescue are accused in a lawsuit in Kitsap County Superior Court of frequently making gender-biased remarks and sexual comments about women — including a firefighter’s daughter. Superior Court Judge Jeanette Dalton declined a request on Sept. 27 from NKF&R’s lawyer that the lawsuit be dropped.

Want to live to be 112? Here’s how you do it

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 12:44PM

Follow Emma Otis' example and stay physically active, listen to rock ’n’ roll, have a sense of humor, and never lose sight of what's cool

Here’s how the government shutdown is affecting Kitsap County

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Oct 2, 2013 at 9:16AM

More than 3,700 Kitsap Navy civilians furloughed; DSHS will remain open through end of October, Employment Security until Oct. 7

Kilmer’s reaction to shutdown: ‘Congress is currently held in lower regard than head lice’

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 10:15AM

At least two members of Congress from Washington state say they will forego collecting a paycheck while the federal government is shut down.

Shutdown: Eroding faith in politics | Everett Herald

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 10:40AM

The madness of a government shutdown has a corrosive effect, not only on markets and morale, but also on young people who otherwise would gravitate to public life. That's the intangible fallout, the post-traumatic slow burn. Paralysis in D.C. discourages the best and motivates the worst.

Cross that national park visit off your list, for now

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 2:17PM

National park visitors in all overnight facilities are being given until 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 to make travel arrangements and leave the park. In addition, all park programs or special events have been canceled.

Got a plan for your Halloween costume yet?

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:46AM

Pop culture, old-school standbys or homemade inspirations are options this year for Halloween costumes.

Kitsap Haunted Fairgrounds actors give a good scare

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 10:14AM

This year’s event is expected to draw around 7,000 visitors to the grounds, breaking last year’s attendance rate.

Shutdown: No immediate impact on school district

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 11:28AM

Washington's public schools are not expected to feel much impact from a government shutdown lasting less than a month. Programs that qualify for federal funding reimbursement may be affected, but it's still wait-and-see.

School board votes down Buc Field press box

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 1:15PM

The cost of building a press box at Buccaneer Field was too high for the North Kitsap School Board.

Sibbett appointed to Indianola Port Commission

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 2:27PM

Bill Sibbett will serve less than two months as a Port of Indianola commissioner before he turns the office over to his successor. Sibbett, a tug boat captain and commercial fisherman, was appointed to the District 3 commission seat Oct. 1 by Commissioners Jeff Henderson and Eric Cookson. Neither commissioner has returned messages left by the Herald.

Stand Down for Veterans Oct. 5 in East Bremerton

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 3:57PM

The fall 2013 Stand Down for Veterans will be Oct. 5 at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., East Bremerton. The Kitsap County Veterans Program will sponsor the event with the City of Bremerton and the Kitsap Area Veterans Alliance.

Prep sports schedules for Oct. 7-12

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 4:08PM

Competition dates and times for the second week in October

Indianola woman arrested for DUI after alleged hit-and-run on Bainbridge Island

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 3:13PM

A 41-year-old Indianola woman has been charged with driving under the influence and hit-and-run after she allegedly fled from a minor accident in a Bainbridge Island parking lot Monday night.

Shellfish harvesting closure in Port Madison and Miller bays

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 10:09AM

All shellfish species closure caused by high biotoxin concentrations

Fat Tuesday Parade supports community in multiple ways

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 5:03PM

Clearwater Casino now accepting entries for signature event

Heroin use on the rise in Kitsap

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 7:00AM updated at 9:41AM

Part one in a series. Kitsap County officials report sharp spike in heroin use. The latest trend indicates changes in typical users and gateways to the drug.

Herald wins 11 awards at state press conference

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 3:22PM

The North Kitsap Herald won 11 awards, including second place for Community Service, in the 2013 Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.

Public can comment on Port Gamble Bay cleanup agreement

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 4:20PM

The draft documents include a legal agreement between the state Department of Ecology and Pope Resources. The agreement, called a consent decree, outlines how Pope Resources will clean up in-bay sediments and the shoreline near the former mill site.

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