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- Dec 7, 2015 at 1:01PM
Editor’s note: This is the first of four stories in a North Kitsap Herald holiday series, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The series calls attention to little-known causes that change lives in our community — and how you can help.
- Dec 7, 2015 at 4:58PM
Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor has reported a 12,000-gallon sewage spill into the stormwater collection system that serves the base, the Kitsap Public Health District reported Dec. 7.
- Dec 7, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 11, 2015 at 9:32AM
There was no bonfire at Julefest this year. But there was rain. Lots and lots of rain. Though, despite the inclement weather — which was clearly the work of Loki — hundreds of Poulsbo residents attended the annual Lucia Bride ceremony Dec. 5 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park.
- Dec 7, 2015 at 5:06PM
Kitsap County’s severe weather shelters will be open Dec. 7-8 because of potentially heavy rain and wind, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management reported.
- Dec 11, 2015 at 9:07AM
Someday, proponents say, popping a mint into your mouth for a little boost from THC will be looked at no differently than pouring a cup of coffee for a caffeine jolt.
- Dec 11, 2015 at 10:50AM
The state Court of Appeals Division I upheld the Port of Kingston’s eviction of Kingston Adventures from the marina, Dec. 7. Beth Brewster, who with her husband Rob owns Kingston Adventures, had alleged that the port evicted her business in retaliation for her criticizing the port in public. She also alleged port officials discriminated against her because she is a woman.
- Dec 16, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:50PM
Kitsap Children's Musical Theatre has called about dozen buildings home during its 16-year existence. Now, the theater’s management is hoping its next home will be the former Albertsons building in Poulsbo Village Shopping Center.
- Dec 17, 2015 at 3:22PM
City Council members Ken Thomas, Connie Lord, Gary Nystul and Jeff McGinty — each a winner in the Nov. 3 general election — were sworn in on Dec. 16.
- Dec 18, 2015 at 11:50AM
A Kingston neighborhood is cut off from emergency services by a road collapse. KCMT wants to move to Poulsbo Village. Competitors put their Lushootseed skills to the test. Local fund is one-third of the way to its goal. Those are the top stories in the Dec. 18 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.
- Dec 18, 2015 at 11:29AM
More than $3,400 in a week of donations boosted the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund total to $12,025 by morning Dec. 17 — surpassing last year’s to-date total of $11,281.
- Dec 19, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:41PM
Silverdale artist Lisa Stirrett has something in store for Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park: Three steel and glass swords embedded in a rock. She calls it “The Guardian Stone.” It’s an art installation and Poulsbo’s newest tribute to its Norwegian and nautical heritage.
- Dec 21, 2015 at 11:43AM
Jensen Way from Sunset Street to Iverson Street was evacuated Dec. 21 because of a ruptured natural gas line in front of Bank of America.
- Dec 22, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:41PM
Bob and Carrie Schmidt sat with their son Bobby at Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas, waiting for the results of a bone marrow biopsy performed the day before. They followed their doctor down a hallway, walked into a small office and shut the door. The walls were beige under the dimly lit fluorescent light.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 2:43PM
North Kitsap’s local food banks ensure no child goes hungry with Food to Grow On and Food for Thought, support programs that provide weekend take-home food for children that otherwise might go hungry. The programs, by Kingston ShareNet and North Kitsap Fishline, respectively, ensure almost 300 children have access to food, any day of the week.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:34PM
A week of individual donations totalling $2,750 boosted the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund total to $14,775 by morning Dec. 22, edging the fund to the halfway mark in this year’s fundraising goal of $30,000. Annually, the fund helps more than 300 local households, fund manager John MacDonald, CPA, said. MacDonald hopes the goal can be exceeded so the fund can meet more needs in the community.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 2:59PM
Thank you to all who participated in the Project Poulsbo Community Survey as part of the 2016 Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulation Periodic Update.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 2:56PM
Among the lumps of coal — riders attached to the omnibus spending bill that Congress passed and President Obama signed last week — were a few diamonds, including the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund that expired for the first time in its 50-year history at the end of September.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 3:25PM
Referring to the cartoon in the Nov. 20 edition of the North Kitsap Herald, you show conservative governors preventing Joseph and Mary from having a room at the inn, and equate that prevention with pausing the uncontrolled admission of Syrian refugees into the U.S. until the security risks can be sorted out.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 3:00PM
In a historic move in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18 Congress passed the 2016 federal government appropriations bill that includes the largest funding increase ever for Alzheimer’s disease research, bringing the total at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to nearly $1 billion per year.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 3:22PM
North Point Church would like to send a heartfelt “thank you” to the many businesses and individuals for their generous support of our Swing Into Giving fundraiser for North Kitsap Fishline on Nov. 14.
- Dec 23, 2015 at 3:26PM
I do not know specifically the point of the editorial page cartoon (reference the huge bomb over a lone terrorist surrounded by, what, innocent people?). But I do feel it is time that people in this country realize and admit that we are in fact at war.
- Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM
Rationalizations based on false facts and ideological presuppositions must be a ton of fun for cartoon critics like David Simpson (“Inaccurate message in previous cartoon,” page A4, Dec. 11 Herald).
- Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM
Negotiators from more than 190 countries on Dec. 12 approved a far-reaching agreement to slow the emission of greenhouse gases and the advancement of climate change. Regardless of whether the pact is ultimately ratified by those nations, and what it will spell out in the responsibilities for the United States, the job is really up to us.
- Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM
“If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” It’s a constitutional right guaranteed those in the criminal courts; but there’s no right to legal advice or representation in civil cases.
- Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM
We wish you "Merry Christmas" in the languages of the cultures of Poulsbo: Lushootseed, Norwegian, Spanish, and English.