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North Kitsap wins first-round playoff game | District 2/3 2A Baseball Tournament

  • May 9, 2015 at 4:15PM

Handily defeats Franklin Pierce 9-1 at fairgrounds

Village Green Community Center project begins May 3

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 11:06AM

A dream is about to become reality. At 4 p.m. May 3, the Village Green Foundation will turn the first shovels of dirt to symbolically usher in the start of construction of the long-awaited 23,000-square-foot Village Green Community Center.

Three big wins for the North Kitsap Vikings | Road to State

  • May 10, 2015 at 12:04PM

The Vikings baseball team defeated Franklin Pierce 9-1 and River Ridge 5-0 May 9 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds to advance to the semifinal game of the 2015 District 2/3 2A Baseball Tournament. At home that day, the Vikings track and field team posted strong finishes – including first in five events – to win the meet. The boys finished with 128 points, ahead of Sequim with 121.5; the girls finished with 160.5, ahead of Olympic with 126.5.

Car explosion reported on Highway 305 and Seminole Road

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 3:35PM

Reporters Richard D. Oxley and Michelle Beahm are en route to the scene. This report will be updated.

Suquamish Police equips its officers with Naloxone

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 4:00AM

Department is second in state to use life-saving tool for victims of opioid overdoses.

Poulsbo oysters used to rebuild populations elsewhere

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 10:09AM

“These will be the parents for the oysters aimed at central (Puget) Sound.”

State Superintendent releases complete plan to fully fund basic education

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn released a complete plan to fulfill Washington’s constitutional responsibility to fully fund basic education. The plan would ensure that every student in the state has an equal opportunity to a basic education.

Broadening students' horizons abroad

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 4:00AM

Lola Haveman, french teacher at North Kitsap High School, is organizing her third trip to France with students.

Gelder gives 'State of the County' address at chamber luncheon May 13

  • May 12, 2015 at 7:14AM

Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder will give a "State of the County" address at the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 at Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave., Poulsbo.

Repairs require Agate Pass Bridge lane closures May 30-31 | Update

  • May 12, 2015 at 2:06PM

o accommodate special events in Poulsbo and Bremerton, and next weekend’s Memorial Day holiday, the state Department of Transportation has revised earlier announced dates for repair work on Agate Pass Bridge north of Bainbridge Island.

High school debate team takes competition by storm

  • Mar 29, 2015 at 4:00AM

Kingston High School's Speech and Debate Team has had an unusually successful year.

Candidate filing period ends May 15; primary election Aug. 4

  • May 14, 2015 at 6:28AM

Seventy-nine candidates had filed for 57 public offices countywide as of May 13. Expect more. Candidate filing ends at 4:30 p.m. May 15. The primary election is Aug. 4; the general election is Nov. 3.

Oil-drilling ship's passage: Little notice here, but protests in Everett

  • May 13, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 14, 2015 at 6:42AM

The oil-drilling ship Noble Discoverer passed Point No Point around 2 p.m. May 12, generating little interest. But at the Port of Everett, where it is to be parked for an undisclosed period before proceeding to Seattle, 10 protesters in kayaks greeted the Discoverer's arrival.

North Kitsap's Wallis advances to second round of league meet | Road to State

  • May 14, 2015 at 11:05AM

No. 1 singles Danya Wallis of North Kitsap handily beat Tessa Johnson of Kingston 6-0, 6-0 before beating Ryoko Kumei from Kingston and Hannah Gauthun by the same scores, May 12 in the Olympic League 2A Girls Tennis Tournament. Willis was to face Sarah Casias of Bremerton in the final May 14.

US Coast Guard to release boating safety app

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:35PM

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety App May 16 as the kickoff to this year's National Safe Boating Week.

Terrorism threat level raised at NBK

  • May 14, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM

BREMERTON — If lines to enter Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) have seemed a little long than usual lately, there’s a reason. On May 7, the Department of Defense raised the terrorism threat level to Force Protection Condition Level Bravo, the third level of a five tier scale. It’s defined as “An increased and predictable threat of terrorism.”

Viking Fest: A lot of new in old festival

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:52PM

This year’s Viking Fest is the 47th annual, but there is a lot that’s new to this celebration of Poulsbo’s Norwegian heritage. The Rotary Club of Poulsbo-North Kitsap has teamed with Viking Fest to present the Viking Tour, an event designed to be more than a simple bike race.

Kids and kites in Kingston

  • Mar 30, 2015 at 3:59PM

The annual Kites over Kingston Festival, sponsored by Windermere Real Estate, took place March 28, and people flocked to enjoy the breeze with colorful kites.

Bainbridge teachers make plans to join statewide strike

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 4:31PM

Bainbridge teachers may join other educators from across the state in a one-day walkout to protest the Legislature's inadequate funding of public schools.

Q&A: Port Gamble S’Klallam Police Chief Samuel White

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 5:24PM

Samuel White, a member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, joined the Port Gamble S’Klallam Police Department as chief of police on Oct. 22. Recently, White talked to the North Kitsap Herald about his new job and his goals for the department.

Pope Resources announces $4.9 million conservation sale

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 9:02AM

Pope Resources announced on March 31 a $4.9 million conservation sale to The Trust for Public Land, consisting of a conservation easement covering 3,607 acres in Jefferson County.

This team reminds coach of 1988 | Road to State

  • May 15, 2015 at 3:25PM

North Kitsap Vikings baseball coach Jeff Weible has seen the big stage. And he’s preparing his team to make it there.

Get to know the candidates in the 2015 election | In Our Opinion

  • May 15, 2015 at 3:37PM

The winners of the Nov. 3 election will work for you. Get to know the candidates. Your vote will empower them to make level-of-service and spending decisions on your behalf in city hall, school district offices, fire district headquarters, and park, port and utility district offices. Make sure your vote is an informed one.

Viking Fest continues through weekend with parade, entertainment, contests | Viking Fest

  • May 16, 2015 at 7:31AM

The 47th annual Viking Fest got under way on May 15 and continues through the weekend with the carnival, contests, live entertainment and, on May 16, the downtown parade. Here’s the schedule.

1 million Norwegians immigrated to U.S. between 1820 and 1920 | Viking Fest

  • May 16, 2015 at 1:01PM

Although Sweden sent more emigrants to the United States than any other Scandinavian country, Norway sent a greater percentage of its population — nearly 1 million people between 1820 and 1920.

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