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Reasons to support annexation proposal

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:58AM

Let me offer several thoughts on port expansion. While the port is fiscally sound, it is operating in break-even mode. Almost every penny of revenue received in 2014 is committed to operations and maintenance. Our creosote breakwater has a limited life — and a $7 million to $12 million replacement cost.

Our stands on the Feb. 11 ballot measures | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:56AM

The North Kitsap Herald supports Port of Poulsbo Proposition 1 for these reasons. The port could do more to encourage economic development and jobs growth, and that’s good for everybody.

Wagner filling in as principal at Poulsbo Elementary

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:42AM

Doug Wagner is filling in for Claudia Alves as principal of Poulsbo Elementary School. The North Kitsap School District is investigating Alves’ repeated use of the N-word in discussions with a student and his parents about how the word differs from other words.

Public meeting Feb. 3 on drug use in Poulsbo

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:44AM

A public meeting is scheduled Feb. 3, 7 p.m., at City Hall regarding neighborhood drug abuse awareness

North Kitsap School Board wants your input on budget priorities

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:43AM

The North Kitsap School Board hosts a Community Café in the North Kitsap High School Commons on Feb. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. The topic: Priority setting for the 2014-15 operating budget. The meeting will include small-group discussions with each board member.

Gordon PTA finances under review

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 3:14PM

A panel of PTA members conducted a review of Gordon Elementary PTA’s finances Jan. 17, after some discrepancies were alleged. Cindy Kleinfelter, Washington State PTA director for Region 1, said the review panel’s findings would be forwarded to the local PTA’s board of directors, which would decide the next course of action.

Downtown businesses showing their Seahawks pride | Slideshow

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:09PM

The support for the Seattle football team has continued to grow throughout the season.

Poulsbo's Taprock Grill becomes Elmer’s Restaurant Feb. 1

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

The restaurant location off of Highway 305 in Poulsbo Village is owned by Elmer’s Restaurants, Inc. The company has decided to convert the restaurant over to its namesake.

Kingston band writes Seahawks tribute song | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 1:00PM

Hep Replacements want New Jersey to know that "The 12th Man's a comin'"

Columbia Winery finds new leader, stability | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

Columbia Winery has had a trying dozen years. The longtime Washington winery has changed hands three times since 2001 and now looks like it will enjoy some much-needed stability.

Kitsap teen competes in EMP’s battle of the bands | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

Nabii Ko$mo is taking his sound to Seattle as one of 12 artists selected to compete in the Experience Music Project’s 2014 Sound Off! competition.

Annual Backyard Bird Count begins Feb. 14 | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 9:00AM

If your family enjoys watching birds at your backyard feeders — or anywhere else, for that matter — the Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual event you’re sure to enjoy.

NW comic show lands at Kitsap Mall | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Pacific Northwest Comic, Toy and Gaming Show will be at the Kitsap Mall in Silverdale on Feb. 1.

Kitsap Transit riders want Sunday service

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

If a random sample of riders is any indication, people who ride Kitsap Transit want Sunday service to come back.

Unsuccessful calls to 911 spark multi-agency investigation

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 29, 2013 at 2:43PM

Local, state and federal emergency management officials take 911 access seriously. So, when Ash and Angie Daignault of Suquamish weren’t able to connect to 911 when their 10-month-old daughter had a seizure Jan. 16, the incident started an investigation that ultimately involved officials at Kitsap County CenCom, the state Emergency Management Division, and the manager of the state Enhanced 911 Unit.

Residents speak out against port district annexation

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 11:08AM

The Port of Poulsbo has entertained the idea of expanding its boundaries for nearly one year. Little, if any, opposition to the notion presented itself during that time. In fact, only a handful of supportive voices were raised at port meetings and a town hall on the topic. But at a Jan. 24 forum hosted by the North Kitsap Herald at the Poulsbo City Hall, the opposition finally showed up.

Port Gamble coffee stand closed after being knocked off of its foundation

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 11:15AM

Owner believes a large truck hit the business while performing a U-turn on Highway 104, Jan. 24.

Fundraisers set to help severely abused infant in recovery

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jan 27, 2013 at 4:10PM

Two fundraisers are set on the calendar: one on Jan. 30 at The Garage Bar & Grill, and the other at Manette Saloon & Sidebar on Feb. 1

Expanded bleachers coming to Buc Field

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM

There won't be as many people forced to stand or find their own seating at Buc Field in the near future.

Proposed bill would give social media users a digital eraser button

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 2:06PM

The proliferation of social networking sites and online media has created a flood of personal information in the marketplace. A proposed House bill would give users a right to have that information erased from the public eye.

State Parks hopes Discover Pass can close funding gap

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 2:22PM

With a budget shortfall as a result of reduced support from the state's general fund, Washington State Parks has had to cut back on maintenance and staff hours. But so far, no parks have been forced to close. Park officials are focusing on bringing in more revenue to fill the gap by promoting the Discover Pass program.

Bill would limit some prisoners’ access to courts in certain civil cases

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 1:57PM

House Bill 2102 would require a criminal convicted of a serious violent offense to seek permission from the court before suing their victim or their victim’s family in civil court. The bill exempts lawsuits under statutes dealing with domestic relations, such as legal separation, domestic violence and child support.

New GMO-labeling bill fails to appease fish farms

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 1:54PM

Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that intends to label transgenic fish. Transgenic is a form of genetic engineering where the DNA is “spliced” to create more desirable traits. Although the new bill only addresses labeling and not the production of these fish, the industry opposes it.

William B. Richards | PASSAGES

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 10:30AM

William B. Richards died of a heart attack Jan. 9, 2014 at age 72 while working out on a rowing machine.

Understanding why painful words are painful | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM

Poulsbo Elementary School Principal Claudia Alves has been placed on administrative leave after she used the N-word, not once, but several times — first, in a discussion with a student about how a word of concern to the student wasn’t as bad as the N-word; then in more than one discussion with the student’s parents, one of whom happens to be African-American.

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