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Play it safe, see a fireworks show | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 2:33PM

Here are some good reasons to enjoy a professional fireworks show this Fourth of July (and, in some cases, 3rd of July), instead of buying and lighting off fireworks. One, fireworks were responsible for two deaths, 277 injuries, and more than 150 fires and $320,000 in property loss in Washington in 2014, according to the State Fire Marshal.

Byrnes: Back to basics in education | North Kitsap School Board, District 4

  • Jun 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:12AM

Loretta Byrnes is used to life at an energetic pace: training farmers for CARE in Bangladesh; helping women in Rwanda build up seed supplies for food crops; and distributing commodities to displaced peoples in Sierra Leone. So it was only natural, perhaps, that she consented to an interview in the parking lot of a bank as she was walking to her car.

BlueJackets even series with Applesox

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 1:52PM

The BlueJackets beat the Applesox 5-2. They finish the series on July 23 at 6:35 p.m. at Gene Lobe Field.

The Obliteride is 'awesome'

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:37PM

The event, sponsored by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will be held Aug. 7-9 with riders coming through Poulsbo.

Fishline, Port of Kingston may get funds for projects

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 7:47AM

North Kitsap Fishline may receive $625,000 for capital projects, and the Port of Kingston may receive $400,000 for development of its park property overlooking the ferry landing, in the 2015-16 state budget, according to officials from those agencies.

Local firefighters help Central Washington

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 10:50AM

Three firefighters from North Kitsap — two from North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and one from Poulsbo Fire Department — are helping fight wildfires in the state.

Let the pros light 'em up this Fourth of July

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 3:05PM

Here’s a rundown of all the ways you can have a memorable Independence Day weekend.

BlueJackets earn road sweep

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 9:16AM

The BlueJackets earned the first road sweep in franchise history against the Cowlitz Black Bears.

Henden: Supports technical training, balance in testing | North Kitsap School Board, District 4

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 12:13PM

Scott Henden joined the school board four years ago because he felt he had a different perspective to offer.

Habitat must carry more weight | Being Frank

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 10:38AM

A heavy burden is easier to carry if everyone who shares in the load does their part to help support the weight. It’s the same with salmon conservation.

'We want to create an experience they aren’t going to find elsewhere'

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jul 8, 2015 at 5:23PM

The Point Hotel, a four-story, 94-room hotel, will be built next to The Point Casino and Event Center. And, as seen in other Native American hotel casino resorts, this economic venture is not just about gaming.

Callow Avenue casino proposal at an impasse

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 11:28AM

BREMERTON — At 0.79-acre, 1321 N. Callow Ave. is arguably one of the smallest pieces of Indian Country in the United States. Under the U.S. Code, Indian Country — Native-owned trust land, including allotments and reservations — falls under the authority of Tribal and U.S. governments, which means 1321 N. Callow Ave. is in the jurisdiction of the Suquamish Tribe because the site is within Suquamish’s historical territory. But the site is surrounded by the City of Bremerton. So, how the site can be developed is being tested.

Sonic carhops will be ready to roll on Aug. 31

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 2:59PM

Come Aug. 31, you’ll be able to get that Sonic burger, fries and shake meal delivered to you at the counter, takeout window or by carhop. That’s the date the long-anticipated fast-food restaurant is expected to be completed and open for business at Highway 305 and Viking Way.

NKSD all-day kindergarten will give teachers the 'bigger picture'

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 12:52PM

Washington state is offering fully funded, all-day kindergarten to school districts throughout the state, but it comes with some requirements.

S’Klallam, Suquamish teens in Washington, D.C. White House Tribal Youth Gathering, UNITY Leadership Conference

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 1:01PM

Across the United States, a growing number of Native youth are taking the initiative in identifying and tackling the most pressing issues facing their indigenous nations. They are devising solutions and influencing their peers to strengthen their families and communities and eliminate the obstacles that stand in the way of their success.

Input on Kitsap Homeless Housing Plan update sought at two public forums

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 2:14PM

PORT ORCHARD – The public is invited to provide feedback for the 2015 update to the Kitsap Homeless Housing Plan at stakeholder meetings to be held 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers, 200 NE Moe St., Poulsbo and Wednesday, 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 5 in the meeting chambers of the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St., Bremerton. Those interested need only attend one of the meetings.

Charges filed against alleged hit-and-run driver

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2015 at 9:11AM

John C. McGinty Jr. was charged with felony hit-and-run that resulted in death on July 8, four days after his car allegedly struck and killed an Indianola man.

Candidate Robbins is a product of local schools | North Kitsap School Board, District 4

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 24, 2015 at 2:07PM

“I’m running for the school board because, No. 1, I have a strong belief in public education and its important role in educating our youth and keeping our country strong,” Robbins said.

Villopoto announces retirement from motorcycle racing

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 2:04PM

Champion motorcycle racer Ryan Villopoto announced July 9 he is retiring from the sport, saying injuries prevent him from achieving the fitness “necessary for me to compete at the level I have always striven for.”

School board candidates forum July 21 | 2015 Election

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:18PM

This is the only primary race on the Aug. 4 ballot in North Kitsap. The two top vote-getters will advance to the Nov. 3 general election. School board members are elected to four-year terms. North Kitsap School Board members are not paid.

A way to honor our World War II veterans | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:03PM

The North Kitsap Herald and its monthly publication, Veterans Life, will salute the Greatest Generation in August and September. We invite you to help us honor the World War II veterans you know.

Kitsap County Fire Marshal expands burn ban

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 4:42PM

Continued hot and dry weather has elevated fire danger to high levels, according to fire officials in Kitsap County. The county fire marshal on July 10 expanded the countywide ban on outdoor burning to include recreational burning, effective immediately.

New moon in Cancer calls for a ‘staycation’ | Stars Above Kitsap

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

A “staycation” gives time to hang out and enjoy summer from an afternoon in a hammock, or a beach chair with our feet in the cool, cool waters.

Cabernet is king in Washington | Northwest Wines

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

It’s known throughout the world as “King Cab,” and that is so true in Washington. Cabernet Sauvignon is most famous in France’s Bordeaux region and California’s Napa Valley, but it’s quickly risen to the top in Washington’s Columbia Valley, where the arid days and cool nights allow Cabernet Sauvignon to ripen to perfection.

Finale in Klamath Falls cancelled | BlueJackets

  • Aug 3, 2015 at 4:26PM

The finale for the BlueJackets v. Klamath Falls was cancelled after the BlueJackets won the night before.

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