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Climbing 69 flights of stairs in full gear 'for those who are suffering'

  • Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 12, 2015 at 12:25PM

1,711 firefighters finished the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb on March 8 in downtown Seattle’s Columbia Center, the second-tallest building west of the Mississippi. Firefighters climbed 69 flights of stairs — that’s 1,311 steps and 788 feet of vertical elevation — in full firefighter gear to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Artist visits school to encourage students creatively

  • Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Mar 11, 2015 at 5:30AM

Richard Jesse Watson visited Wolfle Elementary School on March 10, and it was “awesome.”

NBK trains in Sinclair Inlet

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 11:08AM

BREMERTON – Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) held successful training exercises in Sinclair Inlet between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Friday, March 27.

No charges in July 4 fatality; family’s attorney proposes opportunity for them to ‘share their story’

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Mar 12, 2015 at 1:07PM

The attorney for the family of a man killed in a collision with a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue engine on July 4 will propose a mediation session in which the family can “communicate” to the fire department’s attorney, insurance company and fire chief what the loss of their loved one has meant to them.

CHI Franciscan Health, UnitedHealthcare renew network relationship

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:23PM

UnitedHealthcare plan participants have continued, uninterrupted access to CHI Franciscan hospitals, ancillary facilities and physicians

Kaden Lum remembered as a '12,' full of life

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Apr 3, 2015 at 2:13PM

POULSBO — His life was short, but those who knew 2-year-old Kaden Lum say his impact will be longfelt. “He was a very active and outgoing child,” said Don Jones, Kaden’s great-grandfather. “He loved life.”

Sequim man dies in Kingston collision

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 8:51AM

A 28-year-old Sequim man died March 11 in a head-on collision on state Highway 104. Identification of the man is pending notification of next of kin, the State Patrol said.

Kitsap County files civil suit to enforce shooting range ordinance

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County filed an action March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court requesting an injunction against Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club for failing to obtain a required operational range permit. In September 2014, Kitsap County Commissioners passed Ordinance 515-2014, which became effective December 22, 2014, establishing a requirement that outdoor shooting ranges obtain an operating permit.

Grim reality of sexual exploitation in Kitsap

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:26PM

Sheriff: Everyone must participate ‘to increase awareness and join the fight’

One dead, two injured in head-on crash at 104 and Parcells

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:05PM

One person died and two were injured in a two-car, head-on collision on state Highway 104 late March 11. A 28-year-old Sequim man, whose identity was being withheld until next of kin were notified, was declared dead at the scene, Washington State Patrol reported.

Driver of car in fatal crash identified

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 3:59PM

The driver of a car killed in a head-on collision on March 11 at Highway 104 and Parcells Road has been identified. The driver was Benjamin MacQueen, 28, of Sequim, the Washington State Patrol reported March 12. MacQueen was declared dead at the scene. His next of kin were notified by the Kitsap County Coroner.

NKSD hires new principal for Poulsbo Middle School, director of learning support, director of student support

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 18, 2015 at 10:46AM

The North Kitsap School Board hired a new principal for Poulsbo Middle School on March 12, as well as a district director of learning support and a director of student support.

Crash victims recovering; daughter discharged from hospital

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 11:52AM

The condition of two people injured in a car crash March 11 is improving. James Norberg, 53, of Kingston, and his 14-year-old daughter were admitted to Harborview Medical Center after a head-on-collision on Highway 104 and Parcells Road.

Students help school foundation spread the word about grants

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 12:13PM

When thinking of ways to share the work the North Kitsap Schools Foundation helps fund, Shannon Singleton thought a video showcasing the projects would be a good idea. And who better to produce the video than two students the foundation helps support?

A way to honor education’s best and brightest | In Our Opinion

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 3:16PM

So the story goes, the Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award Foundation was founded in the 1980s after several local school levies failed at the polls. The idea behind the foundation: Let voters know about the good work that teachers do, what they are doing to prepare young people for life, how they meet the challenges of teaching amid economic, political and social changes, their place in the circle of American life: that well-educated students means a more competitive workforce and engaged citizenry, which means a healthier economy and stronger communities.

Purser, Mabe elected to Suquamish Tribal Council; Mills reelected

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 6:17PM

Rich Purser was elected to the position 1 council seat, vacated by Irene Carper, who chose not to run. Sammy Mabe defeated incumbent Bardow Lewis and other candidates for the position 2 seat in the March 15 election. Council member Luther "Jay" Mills, position 3, was reelected.

Task force studying region's transportation future

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 12:09PM

Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman has been named to the Transportation Futures Task Force, which is studying the central Puget Sound region's long-term transportation needs and funding for solutions.

Army Pvt. Aaron C. Richards | In Uniform

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 5:39AM

Richards is the son of Jennifer E. Richards of Port Orchard. He is a 2013 graduate of Academy Northwest High School, Poulsbo.

Suspect who labeled himself as ‘County’s most wanted’ is now in custody

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 11:49AM

SILVERDALE – The man who recently touted himself as “One of Kitsap’s most wanted” during a brazen daylight motor vehicle theft incident last week in Navy Yard City, was apprehended early this morning during a tactical team employment.

Journalists share stories of covering Oso tragedy in new video

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 2:41PM

Last month, students from Washington State University traveled to Oso and Darrington with journalists from The Daily Herald, the North Kitsap Herald's sister newspaper in Everett. The students, who are journalism and media production majors at The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, documented the Daily Herald's coverage of the community as the anniversary of the tragic mudslide approached.

Woman reportedly steps out of moving car, is injured

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 2:02PM

Emergency crews responded to a call on Indianola Road on March 23 for a woman who was hit by a car, but arrived to discover that the woman was injured when she stepped out of the vehicle as it was moving.

Remembering Bataan

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Quinten Alvord, Marietta R. Barrios, Bonnie Sorci, Gwen Barrios Alvord, and Pablo Lozano, from left, take part in a wreath-laying ceremony during the Bataan Remembrance Day Ceremony at Bataan Park in East Bremerton on April 11.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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.

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.”

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