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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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 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 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."