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My World Cup experience | Fans on the Ferry

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 4:36PM

I have been to three World Cups and this is my experience finally, witnessing a USA win.

Piranhas swim team: fun and competitive

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 10, 2015 at 2:40PM

The Poulsbo Piranhas are a fun and competitive swim team looking to add more members.

Tourism is boosting Poulsbo's economy; hotel occupancy up 10 percent

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Jul 23, 2015 at 9:19AM

Between Viking Fest, the 3rd of July and many other outdoor activities available, people from all over the nation — especially along the west coast — come out to Poulsbo to enjoy what the community has to offer.

Mediating an interchange of need and provision | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:01PM

“We are reminded that a thousand things come together to help us move beyond a nightmare — but what’s not often forgotten for many years after is the compassion of a community that helped without even knowing your name.”

Poulsbo's 3rd of July fireworks show | Snapshots

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:04PM

Snapshots of the 3rd of July fireworks show over Liberty Bay

Time for a new way of looking at things

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:05PM

How many roads will we have to build to keep up with ever-increasing traffic? How many trees will be cut down and how much land leveled to build houses before our landscapes are decimated? How much more growth will it take before our groundwater resources are no longer able to keep up with demand?

Honor for poet Lawrence; meet author Hoggins | BookEnds

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 4:33PM

“Grayling,” the latest book of poetry by Jenifer Browne Lawrence of Poulsbo, is the winner of the 2015 Perugia Press Prize.

Going from apathy to dependence

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

In your July 3 edition, you printed a letter from Tom Driscoll. His point was in support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to endorse gay marriage. He states this decision was “not rightly seen as civil law overturning God’s law.” Really?

City's priorities are misplaced

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

I read with some amusement, but some frustration, the recent article regarding the trees cut down along Viking Avenue (“Business owner will replace trees he cut down,” page A1, July 3 Herald). My first thought was, here we go again with the mayor’s love affair for trees!

A bang-up job by city public works crew

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

Residents and visitors alike should be appreciative and grateful for this kind of dedication.

Humane Society dog walk-a-thon brings out the pups | Slideshow

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jul 16, 2015 at 9:22AM

The Kitsap Humane Society hosts annual dog walk-a-thon on July 11 in Poulsbo

Jacob Jordal, member of Norwegian resistance | Passages

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 3:37PM

Jordal was the subject of a front page story in the May 20, 2011 North Kitsap Herald, “‘We had the world behind us’: Poulsbo man remembers the resistance that helped preserve Norwegian independence.”

Albertsons employees relocated to other stores

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 12:09PM

All employees of Poulsbo's recently closed Albertsons were offered jobs at other stores in the region.

From brambles and brush, a paradise emerges

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jul 15, 2015 at 8:41AM

Fred Mackie said he started to look at God’s earthly creation differently when he was faced with the possibility of not seeing it again.

Shellfish harvesting closed in Liberty Bay

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 12:38PM

Kitsap Public Health District and the state Department of Health have closed shellfish harvesting in Liberty Bay because of high levels of marine biotoxins that cause Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison, or DHP.

Poulsbo Maritime Heritage Museum is taking shape

  • Jul 16, 2015 at 2:55PM

With each scrape and sand and brushstroke July 12 and 13, new life slowly emerged from the old building at 19010 Front St. The 1909 building was originally the home of Liberty Bay Bank. In the ensuing years, it was the home of the North Kitsap Herald, a motorcycle dealership and, for 17 years, Gifts of Promise. Now, as earth tones and deep blues replaced aged whites, grays and yellows, volunteers slowly transformed the 106-year-old structure into the Poulsbo Maritime Heritage Museum.

Dates set for Poulsbo doctor's appeal, lawsuit trials

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 12:31PM

On Feb. 13, 2014, Dr. Narinder Duggal was stripped of his medical license. This summer he is in court, appealing the state’s decision and defending against three lawsuits and an anti-harassment order. Also being sued is Nicholas Wyatt, who was Duggal’s pharmacist at Liberty Bay Internal Medicine, which is now closed, at Bond Road and Highway 305.

NCAD students give old mural new life | Slice of Life

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 1:42PM

The artists took several design measures to ensure the longevity of the new mural, including application of a ultraviolet clearcoat. The artists used 172 shades of house paint for the project.

Poulsbo planning director: No negative impacts from port liveaboard proposal

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 1:54PM

The proposed conversion of 13 boat moorage slips to liveaboard moorage at the Port of Poulsbo marina would not “have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment,” Poulsbo Planning Director Barry Berezowsky determined July 17. The city is accepting public comment on the proposal until 4:30 p.m. July 31.

Opposed to alcohol ads on Kitsap Transit buses

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 2:20PM

In regards to the July 10 edition of the paper and, in particular the article on Page A3 entitled “Alcohol ads could appear soon on Kitsap buses,” my response is: “Are you kidding me? Seriously?”

If you supported Relay, you made a difference | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 2:17PM

Never doubt the ability of one individual — you — to make a difference. To make a difference in the 2016 Relay For Life, go to Let’s stay in it and win it.

Pot ban, bay blessing, maritime museum, port candidate are top stories

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 3:21PM

Poulsbo's pot ban. Blessing for bay cleanup. Downtown maritime museum. New port commissioner's plans. Those are the top stories in the July 17 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

Court dismisses protection order against former Poulsbo doctor

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 4:23PM

Kitsap County Superior Court Commissioner Thurman W. Lowans dismissed an anti-harassment protection order against a former Poulsbo physician July 17. A woman who had sued Dr. Narinder Duggal for alleged medical malpractice claimed he made harassing remarks to her in the courthouse hallway June 19 after her lawsuit was dismissed.

Thank you for support for student exchange

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

I would like to thank the community for another successful year of welcoming two amazing exchange students into the community.

Please, no more right-wing urban myths

  • Jul 19, 2015 at 6:00AM

Barry Clemons’ July 10 letter accused Editor Walker of engaging in sophistry by only printing letters from “… a select group of writers who seem to be Marxist apologists.” Mr. Clemons letter is ironic because many of his quasi-plausible arguments are based on totally false premises — in other words, sophistry.

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