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Understanding why painful words are painful | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM

Poulsbo Elementary School Principal Claudia Alves has been placed on administrative leave after she used the N-word, not once, but several times — first, in a discussion with a student about how a word of concern to the student wasn’t as bad as the N-word; then in more than one discussion with the student’s parents, one of whom happens to be African-American.

William B. Richards | PASSAGES

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 10:30AM

William B. Richards died of a heart attack Jan. 9, 2014 at age 72 while working out on a rowing machine.

Tracyton Boulevard shut down due to overturned propane truck

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 10:05AM

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is on the scene of the accident.

Proposed bill would give social media users a digital eraser button

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 2:06PM

The proliferation of social networking sites and online media has created a flood of personal information in the marketplace. A proposed House bill would give users a right to have that information erased from the public eye.

New GMO-labeling bill fails to appease fish farms

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 1:54PM

Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that intends to label transgenic fish. Transgenic is a form of genetic engineering where the DNA is “spliced” to create more desirable traits. Although the new bill only addresses labeling and not the production of these fish, the industry opposes it.

Bill would limit some prisoners’ access to courts in certain civil cases

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 1:57PM

House Bill 2102 would require a criminal convicted of a serious violent offense to seek permission from the court before suing their victim or their victim’s family in civil court. The bill exempts lawsuits under statutes dealing with domestic relations, such as legal separation, domestic violence and child support.

State Parks hopes Discover Pass can close funding gap

  • 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.

Expanded bleachers coming to Buc Field

  • 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.

Port Gamble coffee stand closed after being knocked off of its foundation

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 11:15AM

Owner believes a large truck hit the business while performing a U-turn on Highway 104, Jan. 24.

Gordon PTA finances under review

  • 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.

State ferries renamed after the Seahawks

  • 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.

North Kitsap School Board wants your input on budget priorities

  • 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.

Images from Super Bowl XLVIII | The Daily Herald of Everett

  • 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.

Seahawks parade is a 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

  • 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.

NK residents show their pride during victory parade | Slideshow

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 2:53PM

The 12th Man took over Seattle on Feb. 5 — nearly a million strong.

Severe-weather shelter stays open through Feb. 9

  • 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.

Peter Hoose | Passages

  • 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.

Beverly Lois Moff (Clark) | Passages

  • 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.

'Treaty to Table': Photo exhibit installed at Suquamish Museum

  • 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.

Decision day nears on NKSD levy, port district expansion

  • 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.

State Parks launches new interactive website

  • 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.

CVS pharmacy, fast-food restaurant approved for 305 and Hostmark

  • 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.

Hansen's derelict-vessels bill gets green light from Senate committee

  • 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.

Kitsap Public Health Releases 2013 Water Quality Report

  • 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.

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