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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.

Resolve to enjoy great, value-minded reds | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: As Washington grows and solidifies its position as the country’s No. 2 wine-producing state while increasing quality, more of the value-priced red wines keep providing incredible quality.

Bring your boat to Poulsbo cruise-in | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 25, 2014 at 11:00AM

One of the most successful hydroplane racers in that sport’s history has organized a winter boat rendezvous that will bring a summer-like festival atmosphere to Poulsbo, Feb. 7-9.

Musical comedy comes to Port Orchard | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 11:14AM

"Nunsense II" takes the stage at the Western Washington Center for the Arts.

'Clever Dick' debuts at Jewel Box Theatre | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 11:01AM

The comedic murder mystery “Clever Dick” takes the stage Jan. 24 at the Jewel Box Theatre in Poulsbo. The show will run through Feb. 15

Pilot's condition, principal on leave, Sound Brewery's expansion among top stories

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:47AM

The principal of Poulsbo Elementary School is on leave after she used the N-word in separate discussions with a student and his parents. The pilot of a small plane that crashed in Poulsbo is in the ICU at Harborview Medical Center. Sound Brewery gives up on buying the former Courtesy Ford site. Those are the top stories in the Jan. 24 North Kitsap Herald, available at newsstands and in stores.

Forum Jan. 24 on Port of Poulsbo's proposed expansion

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:22AM

The Poulsbo Port District proposes expanding its boundaries to include the Poulsbo city limits and neighborhoods on both sides of Liberty Bay, including Lemolo and up to the Keyport Port District boundaries.

Lots of credit for those Christmas decorations

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:19AM

I would like to thank the former telephone companies — Poulsbo Rural Telephone Association, United Telephone of the NW, Sprint-Embarq — and current provider CenturyLink for providing their service trucks for the last 50 years to help place the Christmas decorations in downtown Poulsbo.

Opposed to Poulsbo Port District expansion

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:18AM

According to an opinion in the Herald on Dec. 27, the Port of Poulsbo wants to increase its boundaries to roughly those of the City of Poulsbo. Obviously, the Port of Poulsbo is unaware of the boundaries of Poulsbo.

Supports North Kitsap School District levy

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 9:17AM

A top-notch school system is the backbone of any vibrant community. It is tough work for our administrator, staff, teachers and school board to make things work within the constraints of funding that is available. Periodic maintenance and operation levies bridge the gap between state and federal funding and the actual cost to run a school district.

Poulsbo Elementary School principal on leave

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 11:35AM

Poulsbo Elementary School principal Claudia Alves called a student’s family to apologize for her use of the N-word during her discussion with the student on how the word differs from other words. While on the phone with the student’s father, who is African-American, she used the word again.

Point No Point Resort buildings demolished; new boat launch in the works

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 23, 2013 at 11:37AM

The 3.47-acre resort is being cleared for a multi-million dollar project that is planned to transform the site into a new boat launch and parking lot.

Pilot of crashed plane still in Harborview's ICU

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 5:14PM

Kent Curtiss was still listed in critical condition in Harborview Medical Center’s intensive care unit Jan. 22, two days after he called 9-1-1 from his crashed plane in a clearcut field in north Poulsbo. Harborview spokeswoman Susan Gregg said Curtiss’s family is declining interviews. “They are just focusing on him and not participating in any interviews,” Gregg said.

Highway 305 traffic slowed by car crash

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 3:25PM

The collision occurred just before 3 p.m. Traffic in the northbound lane of the highway was being diverted through a residential road next to the crash.

NK Schools Foundation awards nearly $40K to district

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 12:46PM

There's almost $40,000 extra heading to the North Kitsap School District Jan. 23.

Level 3 sex offender moving to Big Valley Road

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 10:43AM

A community meeting regarding a Level 3 sex offender who will live on Big Valley Road is scheduled for Feb. 6.

Pilot from Poulsbo crash in critical condition

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:07PM

The pilot of a small plane that crashed in a Poulsbo field Jan. 20 remains in critical condition. The pilot, a 70-year-old Kent man, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle within hours after his 1946 Ercoupe 415-C — a small fixed-wing, single-engine airplane — crashed in a clearcut field off of Noll Road in Poulsbo.

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