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Crisis Intervention Officer program initiated to improve police response to mental illness

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 5:23PM

A new Crisis Intervention Officer program will be introduced to the public on July 30, 3-4:30 p.m., in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. The event will showcase improvements in how law enforcement will respond to incidents involving those with mental health problems, such as drug addiction and mental illness.

Workforce development in Kitsap gets a boost from Congress

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 3:48PM

An overhauled public workforce development program will be signed into law by President Barack Obama after overwhelming passage by both the House of Representatives and Senate, routing funding to Kitsap County to provide job training and employment support services.

Interim president named for Harrison Medical Center

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:27PM

Joe Kortum coming out of retirement to serve as interim president of Harrison Medical Center, part of Franciscan Health System.

Investigation continues in local man found dead inside detention center

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

The investigation is continuing into the apparent suicide of a convicted sex offender from Port Orchard, who was caught taking photos of young girls while working on a Washington state ferry.

An American sunset

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 10:09AM

Last Sunday's sunset created a stunning landscape for those who wanted to snap a special photo.

Fires cause temporary block of Highway 3 traffic this morning

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Two lanes of traffic were blocked going northbound on Highway 3 around 11 a.m. this morning.

Signups held for youth NK track and field camp

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 3:25PM

A track and field camp benefitting the North Kitsap High School Track and Field program is scheduled July 7-11, 9 a.m. to noon at North Kitsap Stadium

5 soccer players named to all-state teams

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 3:23PM

Kingston’s Tommy Nitchman, Alex Hernandez and Alex Worland were selected to all-state teams, as were North Kitsap’s Raul DeLuna and Utsav Shaha.

Forecast calls for Downpour

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Brewery owner signs lease to old Sacks Feed & Garden building

State Building Code change reduces time, costs for homeowners to install home rooftop solar

  • Jul 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Washington State Building Code Council unanimously approved a change in state law that allows installation of simple rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems without review by an engineer.

July 5 race will raise awareness of exchange program

  • Jun 29, 2014 at 6:00AM

An inaugural race will not only provide evening entertainment in downtown Poulsbo, but a way to help students living in foreign countries visit the area.

Utah man ID'd from Monday's car crash

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 3:48PM

A man died and a woman was seriously injured after the car they were driving in went down an embankment early July 21 in Bremerton. Around 3:06 am, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a single motor vehicle crash in the area of Bahia Vista Drive and Sylvan Way, according to CKF&R public affairs.

Strike up the banjo: Bluegrass Festival returns

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:25AM

Bluegrass is the music of America. Bluegrass is the ultimate blending of the traditional folk tunes brought to this country in the 1600s by immigrants from Scotland, Ireland and England — an occurrence only possible in the burgeoning new world; it was the pop music of the Great Depression; it was one of the first musical genres to inspire festival concert events and, in proof of the massive revival of interest in the genre today, the International Bluegrass Music Association now claims members in all 50 states and more than 30 different countries.

Woman dies after being struck by truck at Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:17AM

A civilian employee of Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor was struck and killed by a truck that went off the road and onto the sidewalk when the driver lost control of the vehicle during a turn, Washington State Patrol reported July 23.

Online fundraiser set up for young drowning victim

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:42PM

A memorial fund has been set up for the family of a 12-year-old boy who died in a Tacoma hospital after he was found floating in the water at a Poulsbo lake dock last week.

Study finds tests stressed too much in public school

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 11:20AM

Washington public school instructors spend most of the school day teaching, though as much as an hour of their time is devoted to preparing students for state tests.

America’s birthday party begins July 3 in Poulsbo

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 12:55PM

Once again, Poulsbo’s 3rd of July celebration neared and, once again, the Viking Fest Corporation, which presents the event, was short on cash for the fireworks spectacular over Liberty Bay.

Bloedel Reserve to host outdoor picnic party

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 1:33PM

Bloedel Reserve will give summer one last hurrah with an old-fashioned outdoor party from 5:30 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, Aug. 30.

A schooner, a fiddler, a teacher, and a birthday

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 1:43PM

Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation has commissioned Jane Landstra, a local music teacher and fiddler, to write an original song for the schooner, Fiddler’s Dream.

Poulsbo man arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jul 29, 2014 at 9:03AM

A driver on the Hood Canal Bridge called 911 on July 28, after an encounter with someone they thought was a law enforcement officer.

NKSD developing new method of superintendent evaluation

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 1:22PM

There’s work being done improve the way the superintendent is evaluated in the North Kitsap School District.

Scooter driver dies after collision with fire engine

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

A 48-year-old Kingston man died after the scooter he was driving, and a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue fire engine, collided in the intersection of Miller Bay Road and West Kingston Road, July 4

UPDATE | Ferry Tacoma drops anchor as vessel awaits tow boat

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 1:17PM

The ferry MV Tacoma has dropped anchor — a rarity for a state ferry on a sailing in Puget Sound — as the crew grapples with a propulsion power failure during the 12:20 p.m. run from Seattle to Bainbridge Island.

Fire destroys Kingston home, kills dog

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 2:40PM

Fire investigators determined an unattended cooking is the likely cause of a July 4 fire that destroyed a Kingston home, and killed a 7-month-old dog.

UPDATE | Ferry Tacoma docks after two-hour delay

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:15PM

The ferry MV Tacoma slowly made its way into Eagle Harbor by 3 p.m. Tuesday with the help of two tugboats.

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