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- Jan 27, 2014 at 2:22PM
With a budget shortfall as a result of reduced support from the state's general fund, Washington State Parks has had to cut back on maintenance and staff hours. But so far, no parks have been forced to close. Park officials are focusing on bringing in more revenue to fill the gap by promoting the Discover Pass program.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM
There won't be as many people forced to stand or find their own seating at Buc Field in the near future.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 11:15AM
Owner believes a large truck hit the business while performing a U-turn on Highway 104, Jan. 24.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 3:14PM
A panel of PTA members conducted a review of Gordon Elementary PTA’s finances Jan. 17, after some discrepancies were alleged. Cindy Kleinfelter, Washington State PTA director for Region 1, said the review panel’s findings would be forwarded to the local PTA’s board of directors, which would decide the next course of action.
- Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:54AM
Passengers traveling on the Washington State Ferries on Super Bowl Sunday will board the “M/V Russell Wilson” or cross Puget Sound on the “M/V Richard Sherman” as Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the vessels be named in honor of the Seattle Seahawks.
- Jan 31, 2014 at 9:43AM
The North Kitsap School Board hosts a Community Café in the North Kitsap High School Commons on Feb. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. The topic: Priority setting for the 2014-15 operating budget. The meeting will include small-group discussions with each board member.
- Feb 3, 2014 at 2:20PM
Photographer Jennifer Buchanan of The Daily Herald in Everett covered Super Bowl XLVIII. Here's a slideshow of some of her photos.
- Feb 5, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 6, 2014 at 8:47AM
It hadn't quite reached 30 degrees outside when Rodney Swenson joined the crowd of Seahawks fans at the Kitsap Transit bus stop on Highway 305, Feb. 5.
- Feb 6, 2014 at 2:53PM
The 12th Man took over Seattle on Feb. 5 — nearly a million strong.
- Feb 7, 2014 at 10:41AM
If you need bus tokens so you can get to the shelter, contact North Kitsap Fishline, 18916 3rd Ave. NE, Poulsbo, 360-779-5190; ShareNet, 26061 United Road (off Bond Road), Kingston, 360-297-2266; Helpline House, 282 Knechtel Way NE, Bainbridge Island, 206-842-7621.
- Feb 7, 2014 at 11:15AM
A memorial service for Assistant Sub-base Fire Chief Peter Hoose of Kingston will be held Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at Keyport Bible Church.
- Feb 7, 2014 at 11:13AM
Beverly Lois Moff (Clark) passed away at Harrison Medical Center on Jan. 20. Memorial is Feb. 15 at Hansville Community Church.
- Feb 7, 2014 at 2:43PM
The exhibit is comprised of 20 captivating black-and-white images that tell the story of a Suquamish Tribe family’s connection to the water through commercial fishing and hatchery conservation. The photographic essay, created from images captured by Manabe in 2000 and 2001, illustrates the importance of fishing for economic survival and the cultural identity of Coast Salish people.
- Feb 7, 2014 at 10:50AM
Tania Issa is confident North Kitsap residents will renew the school district’s maintenance and operations levy on the Feb. 11 ballot. Issa and the school district have disseminated information to voters since the campaign got under way. She’s the campaign chairwoman and the mother of four students in North Kitsap School District schools, and she believes the support for the levy is there.
- Mar 2, 2014 at 9:00AM
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.
- Mar 3, 2014 at 5:13PM
The City of Poulsbo has approved site plans for a new pharmacy on the corner of Hostmark Street and Highway 305. A yet-to-be-named fast-food restaurant is also slated for the site.
- Mar 4, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 10:08PM
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.
Ownership of objects from two ancestral sites will be transferred to Suquamish Tribe, Muckleshoot Tribe
- Mar 4, 2014 at 1:58PM
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.
- Mar 4, 2014 at 1:55PM
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.
- Feb 11, 2014 at 10:06AM
Today is Election Day. Today, North Kitsap voters will decide whether to renew the North Kitsap School District’s maintenance and operations levy. Voters in Lemolo, Scandia, Virginia Point and parts of Poulsbo will decide whether to be annexed into the Poulsbo Port District.
- Feb 11, 2014 at 11:27AM
A proposed change to a law aimed at preserving farmland and open space could result in higher taxes for some Washington property owners.
- Feb 11, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Feb 12, 2014 at 8:52AM
Twenty-seven homes are proposed on 8.45 acres of land. A public hearing on the application will be held at 10 a.m., Feb. 13, in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers, 619 Division St., Port Orchard.
- Feb 11, 2014 at 8:19PM
As of 8:15 p.m. Election Night, the North Kitsap School District's M&O levy had 6,755 votes in favor of renewal, 3,948 opposed. The Poulsbo Port District's Proposition 1 had received 237 votes in favor, 706 against. However, those early results didn't reflect all ballots received by the Kitsap County Auditor Elections Office.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 10:39AM
The U.S. Navy is leading a multi-agency response to an estimated 2,000-gallon oily discharge into Hood Canal, which resulted in shellfish harvesting closures throughout the canal. According to the state Department of Ecology, sheen was visible over a nine-mile stretch of the sound. Sheen was visible at 9 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Hood Canal Bridge.
Purchase completed: Kitsap County acquires 535 acres of forestland, 1.5 miles from shoreline from Pope Resources
- Feb 12, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:05PM
Kitsap County residents are now the owners of 535 acres of forestland and 1.5 miles of shoreline on Port Gamble Bay. Pope Resources President David Nunes and Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder signed the ownership transfer documents Feb. 12, finalizing the first acquisition of Pope’s North Kitsap acreage by the Kitsap Forest & Bay Project.