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Pilot in small-plane crash dies

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 11:07AM

Kent Curtiss, the pilot of a small plane that crashed in a clearcut field in Poulsbo on Jan. 20, died on Feb. 7 in Harborview Medical Center with his family by his side. He had been in critical condition in Harborview Medical Center’s intensive care unit since the crash; his wife and daughter said he succumbed to complications from his injuries.

Duggal loses his medical license

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:25AM

Dr. Narinder Duggal of Poulsbo lost his medical license Feb. 13, after an investigation into allegations he failed to properly examine patients, overprescribed medication and made sexual advances toward patients.

CK students bring black history figures to life

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 4:59PM

In honor of Black History Month, students from across the Central Kitsap School District participated in an interactive “living” museum event this week.

Spill may have been caused by waste-pump system failure

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 4:49PM

A system used to pump oily bilge water from U.S. Navy vessels is thought to be the cause of a spill, the sheen of which was visible from Bangor to the Hood Canal Bridge. An estimated 2,000 gallons of bilge water spilled into the waters off Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor in the afternoon of Feb. 11, a Navy spokesman said.

YWCA seeks Women of Achievement nominees

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

The YWCA is looking for nominees for the Kitsap County’s Women of Achievement award.

Sheriff Boyer will not seek fifth term

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:21PM

Citing health reasons, Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer announced Feb. 12 he will not seek a fifth term.

Purchase completed: Kitsap County acquires 535 acres of forestland, 1.5 miles from shoreline from Pope Resources

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:05PM

Kitsap County residents are now the owners of 535 acres of forestland and 1.5 miles of shoreline on Port Gamble Bay. Pope Resources President David Nunes and Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder signed the ownership transfer documents Feb. 12, finalizing the first acquisition of Pope’s North Kitsap acreage by the Kitsap Forest & Bay Project.

Spill spurs harvest closures in Hood Canal, Port Gamble Bay

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:39AM

The U.S. Navy is leading a multi-agency response to an estimated 2,000-gallon oily discharge into Hood Canal, which resulted in shellfish harvesting closures throughout the canal. According to the state Department of Ecology, sheen was visible over a nine-mile stretch of the sound. Sheen was visible at 9 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Hood Canal Bridge.

New housing development proposed near KHS

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Feb 12, 2013 at 8:52AM

Twenty-seven homes are proposed on 8.45 acres of land. A public hearing on the application will be held at 10 a.m., Feb. 13, in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers, 619 Division St., Port Orchard.

North Kitsap voters renew school district levy; Poulsbo Port District annexation losing

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:19PM

As of 8:15 p.m. Election Night, the North Kitsap School District's M&O levy had 6,755 votes in favor of renewal, 3,948 opposed. The Poulsbo Port District's Proposition 1 had received 237 votes in favor, 706 against. However, those early results didn't reflect all ballots received by the Kitsap County Auditor Elections Office.

Kitsap Rescue Mission hopes to expand its services

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:16PM

Here's how you can help. On Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m., there will be a fundraiser for the rescue mission in the Pearson Fellowship Hall at Gateway Fellowship in Poulsbo. For $10, you get spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, and spumoni ice cream.

Preserving farmland may have unforeseen consequences for taxpayers

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 11:27AM

A proposed change to a law aimed at preserving farmland and open space could result in higher taxes for some Washington property owners.

2014 Winter Rendezvous | Slideshow

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Feb 11, 2013 at 10:26AM

Boats filled every slip at the Poulsbo Marina for the 2014 Winter Rendezvous organized by "The Boat Guy" Chip Hanauer

Voters decide NKSD levy, port annexation today | Feb. 11 election

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 10:06AM

Today is Election Day. Today, North Kitsap voters will decide whether to renew the North Kitsap School District’s maintenance and operations levy. Voters in Lemolo, Scandia, Virginia Point and parts of Poulsbo will decide whether to be annexed into the Poulsbo Port District.

3 Poulsbo students serve as legislative pages

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 12:52PM

According to the state House website, young people from across the state have served as pages for the Washington state House of Representatives since 1891. Page duties are varied. They range from ceremonial tasks, such as presenting the flags; to operational chores, like distributing amendments during legislative sessions. Each job is considered vital to the efficient operation of the Legislature.

Sheriff's office investigating two home invasion robberies

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 9:28AM

Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives are investigating two home invasion robberies reportedly committed Feb. 6 during the early morning and late evening hours. No one was seriously injured, sheriff’s spokesman Scott Wilson reported.

Decision day nears on NKSD levy, port district expansion

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:50AM

Tania Issa is confident North Kitsap residents will renew the school district’s maintenance and operations levy on the Feb. 11 ballot. Issa and the school district have disseminated information to voters since the campaign got under way. She’s the campaign chairwoman and the mother of four students in North Kitsap School District schools, and she believes the support for the levy is there.

Legislators want to capitalize on potential of industrial hemp market

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Feb 7, 2013 at 3:41PM

Washington state farmers could soon be growing cannabis for use in a potentially profitable hemp industry. Hemp is an illegal substance under federal law, but two separate state Senate bills would permit development of a hemp industry in the state, and require Washington State University to conduct a year-long study to research optimal growing conditions and feasibility of hemp in the region.

'Treaty to Table': Photo exhibit installed at Suquamish Museum

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 2:43PM

The exhibit is comprised of 20 captivating black-and-white images that tell the story of a Suquamish Tribe family’s connection to the water through commercial fishing and hatchery conservation. The photographic essay, created from images captured by Manabe in 2000 and 2001, illustrates the importance of fishing for economic survival and the cultural identity of Coast Salish people.

Liberty Bay Gallery expands; celebration Feb. 8

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 12:15PM

Liberty Bay Gallery has reopened with double the space, including a small stage for live performances and space for indoor and outdoor sculptures. The downtown Poulsbo gallery, 18830 Front St. NE, expanded into the space formerly occupied by The Dance Within (and before that, Potlatch Gallery). Owners Terry and Karyn Cott will host a celebration during Second Saturday Art Walk, Feb. 8, 3-8 p.m.

Romance in Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 2:53PM

A roundup of Kitsap's most romantic spots from Bainbridge Island's Rockaway Beach to Port Orchard's Bay Street Bistro.

Beverly Lois Moff (Clark) | Passages

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:13AM

Beverly Lois Moff (Clark) passed away at Harrison Medical Center on Jan. 20. Memorial is Feb. 15 at Hansville Community Church.

Peter Hoose | Passages

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:15AM

A memorial service for Assistant Sub-base Fire Chief Peter Hoose of Kingston will be held Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at Keyport Bible Church.

Winter Rendezvous is Feb. 7-9 in downtown Poulsbo

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:04AM

Chip Hanauer, the “Boat Guy,” is throwing a mid-winter party down at the marina. Check out for an extremely funny ad for this event.

Don’t let a few make a decision for many on Feb. 11 | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:52AM

As of Feb. 5, the Kitsap County Auditor’s Elections Office had received ballots from only 26.86 percent of registered voters. A few should not be able to make a decision that affects many. Get your ballot in. The election is Feb. 11. Ballots must be postmarked that day. Deadline for putting your ballot into a ballot drop box is Feb. 11 at 8 p.m.

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