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Michael Chamberlain and the Pumas

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 8:50AM

How Hawaiian native Mikey Chamberlain found a calling in Kitsap.

Port Gamble Bay cleanup will begin with a blessing

  • Jul 16, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 5:23PM

A ceremony will take place 10 a.m. to noon on July 23 at the former mill site to bless Port Gamble Bay. A two-year project to remove creosoted pilings and wood waste from 140 years of mill activity begins this month.

Sullivan reelected chairman of Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

  • Jul 16, 2015 at 3:06PM

Jeromy Sullivan was elected to a fourth term as chairman of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe July 13. He has served as chairman since 2009, when he succeeded longtime chairman Ron Charles, who chose not to seek reelection.

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.

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

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.

Brewer pitches BlueJackets to victory, breaks losing streak | Baseball

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 9:51AM

RBIs from Aaron Ping and Jordan Peabody in the sixth provided insurance support as the Kitsap BlueJackets took the middle game against the Yakima Valley Pippins by a score of 4-1 at home July 14, ending an 11-game losing streak.

Sounders U23 face Kitsap to end regular season | PDL Soccer

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 9:47AM

Sounders FC U23 play the Kitsap Pumas at Bremerton’s Gordon Field July 15 with the game having some extra incentive for both teams.

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.

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.

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.”

‘We’re in it to win it’: Relay For Life is making strides against cancer | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jul 11, 2015 at 9:57AM

Betty Petersen was committed to walking five miles after midnight in the rain for someone who couldn’t. It was 2 a.m. She was cold and wet and tired and achy. Her feet had blisters. So she turned to that someone who couldn’t, to help her finish what she started.

School board candidates forum July 21 | 2015 Election

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:18PM

This is the only primary race on the Aug. 4 ballot in North Kitsap. The two top vote-getters will advance to the Nov. 3 general election. School board members are elected to four-year terms. North Kitsap School Board members are not paid.

Kitsap County Fire Marshal expands burn ban

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 4:42PM

Continued hot and dry weather has elevated fire danger to high levels, according to fire officials in Kitsap County. The county fire marshal on July 10 expanded the countywide ban on outdoor burning to include recreational burning, effective immediately.

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.

Cabernet is king in Washington | Northwest Wines

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

It’s known throughout the world as “King Cab,” and that is so true in Washington. Cabernet Sauvignon is most famous in France’s Bordeaux region and California’s Napa Valley, but it’s quickly risen to the top in Washington’s Columbia Valley, where the arid days and cool nights allow Cabernet Sauvignon to ripen to perfection.

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

New moon in Cancer calls for a ‘staycation’ | Stars Above Kitsap

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

A “staycation” gives time to hang out and enjoy summer from an afternoon in a hammock, or a beach chair with our feet in the cool, cool waters.

Admiral’s big bad lineup for 2015-16 | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:30PM

“This season offers truly great live entertainment for every age, taste and budget, and we have some big artist announcements still to come this fall,” said Brian Johnson, executive director of the Admiral Theatre Foundation.

Art with heart | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:21PM

Renowned artist Max Hayslette donates collection, rights to Martha & Mary

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.

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?

A way to honor our World War II veterans | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:03PM

The North Kitsap Herald and its monthly publication, Veterans Life, will salute the Greatest Generation in August and September. We invite you to help us honor the World War II veterans you know.

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