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For scholarship money and a good cause | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 12:11PM

There are 21 contestants in the Miss Poulsbo Miss Kitsap Miss Silverdale Scholarship Pageant taking place on Jan. 10, 5 p.m., at Bremerton High School. They will vie for more than $21,500 in scholarship funds — and an opportunity to cast a community spotlight on their cause.

Board disbanded, a full life, store's nod to history, $28K in donations among top stories

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 12:46PM

The Poulsbo Community Police Advisory Board is disbanded. There's more than meets the eye at Boomer's Pet Boutique. Earl Hanson had no regrets but one: Manzanar, 1942. The community donates $28,349 to the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund. Those are the top stories in the Jan. 9 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

Council vote makes it official: Utility and cable taxes are going up

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 12:51PM

After a series of budget discussions it was expected, but on Jan. 7, the Poulsbo City Council made it official: Poulsbo's utility and cable taxes are going up.

Outcome of tree case not certain | Update

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 12:20PM

Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office will not pursue criminal charges, but a local code infraction could still be possible for the limbing of a Poulsbo Front Street tree.

Poulsbo dissolves police advisory board

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 12:25PM

For 23 years, Poulsbo’s Community Police Advisory Board aimed to be an informational pipeline between officers and the community. That pipeline is now closed in favor of email and social media.

Art from the heart | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 11:50AM

This month, Bainbridge Performing Arts gallery showcases self portraits made out of fused glass by the clients of the Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation.

Port of Poulsbo wants public input on profit from boathouses

  • Jan 7, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jan 9, 2015 at 10:17AM

If the location of the boathouses, or the fact they are at the port, is a factor in high prices, then it is possible that the value is illegal. Private profit cannot be gained from publicly owned assets. The port is a public agency, and the waterfront land is a publicly owned asset. Therefore, the private sale of a structure, that is using the public land, cannot benefit from the publicly owned aspect of the sale.

Public Facilities District seeking proposals for events, tournaments

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 6:39AM

The Kitsap Public Facilities District will review applications this month for its 2015 EventFund program, which will provide marketing and promotion dollars for events or tournaments at any of the three facilities that district funding helped build or improve

Two school district budget forums scheduled for January

  • Jan 7, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jan 9, 2015 at 6:26AM

Residents will have two opportunities to learn and ask questions about the 2015-16 North Kitsap School District operating budget.

Vikes win 9 of 12 events against Sequim | Boys swimming

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 12:00PM

The North Kitsap Vikings won nine of the 12 swimming events against the Sequim Wolves Jan. 7.

Riders defeat Vikes by 1 | Girls basketball

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 11:36AM

The Port Angeles Roughriders won 42-41 during the conference game against the North Kitsap Vikings Jan. 6.

Fire contained to garage; man taken to Harrison with minor burns

  • Jan 7, 2015 at 1:54PM

A North Kitsap man was taken to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton for treatment of minor burns and smoke inhalation sustained in a garage fire Jan. 6.

Rabedeaux, Perry, Graebner elevate Vikings past Riders | Boys basketball

  • Jan 7, 2015 at 11:48AM

The Port Angeles Roughriders fell short against a trio of North Kitsap Vikings.

Bucs defeat 4A Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Jan 7, 2015 at 11:27AM

The nearly unbeatable South Kitsap Wolves lost to the Kingston Buccaneers Jan. 3.

Bucs finish third at Holiday Brawl | Wrestling

  • Jan 7, 2015 at 9:46AM

The Kingston Buccaneers wrestling team finished third overall during the first Bremerton Holiday Brawl tournament Jan. 3.

The Point Casino raises more than $46K for ALS Association

  • Jan 6, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 3:31PM

The Point Casino presented a check for $46,816.93 to the ALS Association Evergreen Chapter Dec. 18.

USS Nimitz arrival delayed until Wednesday

  • Jan 5, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Jan 6, 2015 at 2:54PM

The Nimitz’s homeport will be shifted from Everett to NBK - Bremerton for the duration of the maintenance period.

Queen of Sheba towed to Bremerton

  • Jan 6, 2015 at 1:55PM

The 105-foot wooden boat, The Queen of Sheba, has been towed from Poulsbo to the Port of Bremerton until its owners can meet certain conditions set by the Department of Natural Resources.

Celebration of life for Earl Hanson Jan. 9 at Poulsbo First Lutheran Church

  • Jan 6, 2015 at 11:43AM

Earl Hanson lived a full life: World War II veteran. Planner and estimator at Keyport. Skiing instructor. Past president of the Sons of Norway and the Poulsbo Historical Society. Official greeter at the Poulsbo First Lutheran Church’s annual Lutefisk Dinner. Host of countless visitors from Norway and Sapmi (the land of the Saami people). Husband of 61 years. Father, grandfather and great-grandfather. And yet, in his 91 years of life, one experience stood out to him in a unique way, having fed his early moral conscience and sense of social justice.

Pet store’s details pay tribute to site’s history

  • Jan 5, 2015 at 10:38AM

One visitor put it this way: Boomer’s Pet Boutique is the only pet store she’s visited that has chandeliers. There’s a story behind those chandeliers. In fact, many of the details at Boomer’s have meaning.

Run away from the norm, toward new adventure | Tolman's Tales

  • Jan 5, 2015 at 8:43AM

When someone suggests I try a new adventure, I’ll keep my mind open to the possibilities of growth and change a never-tried-before experience can bring. And run away from my norm for a change toward the new experience.

Report: Kitsap County Jail inmate found dead in cell

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 5, 2015 at 7:13AM

The Kitsap County Coroner’s Office confirmed the identity of the deceased inmate as Timothy Lawrence Prince, 35, of Central Kitsap. Prince was occupying a cell by himself, Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson reported.

'The Interview' screens in Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 4:31PM

Independent theaters in Kitsap show "The Interview" after major chains refused to show it due to threats from hackers.

Bucs bested by Breakers | Girls basketball

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:33PM

The Mornington Breakers traveled to Kingston to face one of the better girls basketball teams in the area Dec. 31. The Kingston Buccaneers, however, fell short of the expectation.

Majority of positions on Poulsbo City Council, North Kitsap School Board on 2015 ballot

  • Jan 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 2, 2015 at 11:19AM

But wait, you say — we just finished a big election and, heck, it’s only New Year’s Day. Well, the 2015 election season is closer than you might think.

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