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Friends of the Library has vision

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 4:04PM

A public thank you to the Poulsbo Friends of the Library for funding the recently unveiled work of art, “Scandinavian Rhapsody.” Visitors of all ages pause to admire it daily.

‘Norseman’ supported Girls Night Out

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:57PM

I hope for this to be the last letter to you regarding our Viking statue. I want to take part of the responsibility for all the uproar because I am the person who put the pink apron — it was supposed to be a skirt but he’s just too big — on him. The pink attire was not for Mother’s Day, as referenced by one letter, but for Girls Night Out on May 6.

Redundant development is ‘just plain stupid’

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:56PM

Redundant development saturates the market; there’s only so much money to go around. I said years ago when Walmart opened at Olhava that Albertsons would go under. Obviously, that didn’t happen then, but it has happened now due to the totally unnecessary Safeway.

KRCC should change its voting structure | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:55PM

Bremerton may be flexing its urban municipal muscle in an attempt to force a change in the voting structure of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, or it may be serious about leaving KRCC. This we do know: The departure of Kitsap’s largest city from KRCC would complicate unified regional planning efforts — efforts that are required by the state’s Growth Management Act.

Permanent speed limit change coming to SR 104 near Kingston

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:49PM

The 50 mph speed limit between mileposts 20.58 and 23.59 — approximately between Border Way Northeast and Lindvog Road Northeast — will be permanently reduced to 45 mph, the state Department of Transportation reported June 18.

Ultimate Frisbee is catching on

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 11:39AM

Ultimate Frisbee is a sport that anyone can take part in. A group meets every Saturday at Cedar Heights Junior High in Port Orchard and encourages everyone to come out.

Enjoy the U.S. Open from Gold Mountain Golf Course

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 11:32AM

Gold Mountain Golf Course is showing the U.S. Open al four days and is offering drink specials to celebrate the coveted tournament being played at Chambers Bay.

Time for legislators to lift the heavy cone of silence | The Petri Dish

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 5:09PM

June 18 will be the 51st day that the Legislature is in special session — that’s one-and-two-thirds extra sessions — and only 12 days remain to reach agreement to avert the first-ever state government shutdown.

Father’s Day suggestions | Tolman's Tales

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 5:00PM

Looking back on my life, there are few big things I would do over. My regrets as an adult often center on the little things I could have, and should have, done as a young person, but didn’t.

Port Orchard man injured in crash in Scandia

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 4:58PM

A Port Orchard man was reportedly injured when his vehicle went off the road, rolled down an embankment and struck a pole on Scandia Road five miles south of Poulsbo, shortly before 2 p.m. June 17.

Court says Pope Resources, not DNR, liable for bay cleanup; appeal planned

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Jun 17, 2015 at 4:09PM

A state court has ruled that Pope Resources must pay the costs of cleaning up pollution from a former mill at Port Gamble. In a June 8 decision, Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Anna M. Laurie dismissed the state Department of Natural Resources as a liable party because it was not an owner or operator under the state’s Model Toxic Pollution Control Act.

Congratulations to the Class of 2015 | Slideshow

  • Jun 16, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jun 17, 2015 at 5:07AM

Graduates of Chief Kitsap Academy, North Kitsap High School and Kingston High School celebrated the completion of their high school careers

Sheriff's Office seeking suspected burglars

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 3:40PM

PORT ORCHARD – Two men who are wanted for suspicion of committing several residential burglaries are on the run from sheriff’s deputies and detectives.

Ideas to make this summer the most memorable yet

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 13, 2015 at 4:19PM

Here's a list of things to try this summer in order to make it one for the books.

Stay clear of orcas, Sheriff's Office says

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 9:15PM

Residents concerned that boats and personal watercraft may have floated too close to a pod of orcas in Dyes Inlet June 12 called 911 to report the potential problem. The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is advising folks to leave the animals alone.

John C. Stennis Strike Group completes fleet synthetic training exercise

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 10:39AM

BREMERTON – USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSG) completed Fleet Synthetic Training-Joint Exercise (FST-J), June 5 while in their homeport of Bremerton.

Siblings vie for world soap box title

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:36AM

Katie and Quinny Stuart qualified for the 2015 FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby Championship in Akron, Ohio.

World Cup sparks patriotism in Poulsbo | Fans on the Ferry

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:30AM

After moving to Poulsbo, Jason Santiago found a passion for soccer and loves watching the World Cup.

Norberg family ‘overwhelmed’ by support

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:25AM

Head-on crash survivor expected to be at event June 13 at Village Green

A standard for future cleanups in Puget Sound | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 11, 2015 at 5:41AM

We are excited to see the initiation of the final Port Gamble Bay cleanup plan. It is historic on several levels.

For Poulsbo resident, June 20 is more than a birthday

  • Jun 10, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 1:13PM

On June 20, 1942, in a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, Perry Ann Porter Brown was born. A birth may seem like an ordinary occurrence. But this story is different because, for Brown, June 20 is more than a birthday. June 20 has been a magnet, drawing others who share June 20 birthdays to her like bees to nectar.

New allies in killer whale recovery? Orcas adopted by Obama girls

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 4:12PM

Presented to the president as gifts for his daughters, the orca adoptions are intended to help raise the profile of the plight of the Southern resident killer whales and underscore how breaching four dams on the Lower Snake River is the swiftest course of action to provide the endangered population with a greater abundance of food, Chinook salmon.

Poulsbo's former police station may become apartments

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 11:27AM

A purchase offer has been made for the former police station on Hostmark Street, and Mayor Becky Erickson said the prospective buyers may build apartments at the site.

Summer school helps students get ahead, avoid the 'slump'

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jun 7, 2015 at 7:28AM

Summer school in the North Kitsap School District starts at the end of June, and there's a lot more to look forward to than in the past.

Local canoe families will journey to Muckleshoot | 2015 Canoe Journey

  • May 31, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 6, 2015 at 5:57AM

Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish canoe families will join other indigenous nations from the eastern Salish Sea in a Canoe Journey to Golden Gardens Park in Ballard. Canoe families will arrive at Golden Gardens Park on Aug. 5 and will be hosted by the Muckleshoot Tribe. The first stop in this journey will be July 30 at Birch Bay, followed on July 31 at Lummi Nation, Aug. 1 at Samish Nation, Aug. 2 at Swinomish, Aug. 3 at Tulalip, Aug. 4 at Suquamish, and Aug. 5 at Golden Gardens.

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