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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 24, 2013 at 9:46AM
Pop culture, old-school standbys or homemade inspirations are options this year for Halloween costumes.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 3, 2013 at 4:08PM
Competition dates and times for the second week in October
- 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.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 10:09AM
All shellfish species closure caused by high biotoxin concentrations
- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 5:03PM
Clearwater Casino now accepting entries for signature event
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 14, 2013 at 2:18PM
Kingston's Ian Convy and Madeleine Walker and North Kitsap's Abigail Baldwin and Katrina Weinman earned PSAT scores among the top one-half percent of students who took the test recently.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 6, 2013 at 1:38PM
Henry ran what he called a simple campaign. “I didn't put any signs out, I tried to do away with that litter. I did everything through the mail and over the phone."
- Nov 5, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 6, 2013 at 1:32PM
Beth Worthington isn't afraid to try something new. In her 40s, Worthington began competing in triathlons. She can also be found working out at Kitsap Crossfit, which she has done for about two years. The secret is to just put on your shoes and go, she said. Worthington just added one more activity to her list: being a director of the North Kitsap School Board.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 6, 2013 at 1:37PM
She is believed to be the first Native American elected to the North Kitsap School Board; Marie Hebert, Port Gamble S’Klallam, was appointed to a vacancy on the school board and served in 2000-01.
- Oct 14, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Oct 17, 2013 at 11:09AM
The fastest time for the 2013 Poulsbo Marathon's full marathon went to hometown runners.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Nov 6, 2013 at 1:36PM
The measures continue the property tax levies at their current rate, 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation. That equals $8.33 per month for the owner of a home assessed at $200,000. Jacque Thornton of Kingston said that's a small investment.
- Nov 6, 2013 at 6:00AM
The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners announced the County Administration Building will reopen on Fridays beginning Nov. 8, with the Auditor’s Office expanding its service to regular business hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Oct 18, 2013 at 12:48PM
Part two in a series. Heroin's comeback in Kitsap relates to crimes in the county.
- Nov 8, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Nov 11, 2013 at 9:12AM
Here's a look at what services and buildings will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.