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Port Gamble Bay cleanup starts in July

  • May 27, 2015 at 5:36AM

Meeting on May 27 focuses on work at key Puget Sound Initiative site

Students turn 'trash' into 'treasure' at Vinland Elementary

  • May 26, 2015 at 3:29PM

The class was given the idea by parent volunteer Richele Strong to upcycle bottle caps and turn them into a mural for the school's annual auction.

Teacher protests continue in Washington

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:18PM

Nearly 60 school districts in Washington have staged, or will stage, walkouts. Protests started April 22 with the Lakewood, Stanwood-Camano and Arlington school districts, after legislators considered an 11-percent raise for themselves.

The art of ink | Kitsap Week

  • May 26, 2015 at 12:25PM

Tattoo artists are serious about their body of work

Expressing our thanks on Memorial Day | Tolman's Tales

  • May 25, 2015 at 6:14AM

May we remember those not with us on this Memorial Day, say a simple thanks and remember the positive they brought to each of our lives.

Commemorate Memorial Day on the USS Turner Joy

  • May 23, 2015 at 1:00PM updated May 25, 2015 at 6:05AM

The historic destroyer USS Turner Joy will host a public Memorial Day ceremony on the ship's fantail at 10 a.m. May 25.

A free rose for veterans during Memorial Day weekend

  • May 23, 2015 at 1:18PM

Flowers To Go is giving a free rose to veterans at all of its locations on May 22-23, to demonstrate, the company said in a press release, "appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by service members past and present."

Pause and remember those who gave all | In Our Opinion

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

On Monday, we encourage all to shut off their smart phones and pause from barbecues and picnics and busy lives; take a moment to remember those that served in the military, who gave their lives for our nation, for our ideals and principles, for our freedom and for the freedom of others.

Poulsbo CF Walk: 'This walk is full of hope'

  • May 23, 2015 at 7:52AM

The Poulsbo CF Walk is a walk presented annually by the Great Stride, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraising event. All proceeds from this event go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and from there 90 cents of every dollar is donated to research in hopes of finding a cure.

Those flags raised money for veterans

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:58PM

As 1st vice commander of the post, I’d like to say a special thank you to everyone who helped us raise just over $500 in support of veteran causes. Every cent raised goes back to veterans and their programs.

It’s not too late to help Stamp Out Hunger

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:06PM

On behalf of Fishline, we want to thank our awesome community for your support during our recent Stamp Out Hunger food drive. This annual event is an opportunity for food banks across our country to get a needed shot in the arm at the perfect time, and we always look forward to seeing our shelves full again as we enter into the long summer.

More response to Viking statue letter IV

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:05PM

I agree on both issues in Paul Tweiten’s letter (May 8 issue) regarding the Viking statue being adorned with flowers, bunny ears, sombrero, etc., and renaming the pavilion.

More response to Viking statue letter III

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:03PM

I just want to make a comment about the Norseman being adorned in different array. I think it’s wonderful!

More response to Viking statue letter II

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:02PM

Our Norseman statue, in full decor, celebrating one holiday or another — sports events and, yes, even the bunny ears, to say nothing of the horns on his head — is a strong and uplifting figure. A real man, not afraid to wear pink! He welcomes all into this beautiful, exciting and fun Little Norway by the sea.

More response to Viking statue letter

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:59PM

If you were to remember, I was the one, in a Letter to the Editor, that pointed out when the statue was in place that Scandinavian Vikings didn’t wear horns; it’s a German thing. However, what would she suggest? We knock the horns off?

NBK is a 'growth industry,' Zwolfer says

  • May 22, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 10:18AM

CENTRAL KITSAP –In an era of shrinking military budgets, Naval Base Kitsap is a growth area. That's what Capt. Thomas Zwolfer, commanding officer for NBK, told attendees at a Bremerton Chamber of Commerce meeting May 19.

Sara Miller is Herald's new sports, ports, environment reporter

  • May 22, 2015 at 9:20AM

Sara N. Miller is the North Kitsap Herald’s newest reporter, covering sports, ports and environment. Miller, 22, is a 2014 graduate of Linfield College, where she played soccer and wrote for the athletic department.

At Suquamish Tribe, signs of times to come —and of the journey traveled

  • May 22, 2015 at 8:39AM

For many people who attended the celebrations on May 18 and 21, the events were more than signs of economic times to come for the Suquamish Tribe. They were signs of just how far the Tribe has journeyed economically.

2015 Discover Kitsap: Big, beautiful and entertaining

  • May 22, 2015 at 8:35AM

The 2015 edition, published by Sound Publishing, is 152 pages and features bold and beautiful graphic design, colorful photography, and numerous short stories that tell all that is wonderful about living and recreating on the Kitsap Peninsula.

Olympic College CEO Mitchell honored

  • May 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Dr. David Mitchell, CEO of Olympic College, was among five people and one organization named as Washington State Association of College Trustees’ 2015 ACT Award winners. The annual award recognizes dedication to Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges and the nearly 388,000 students they serve each year.

Three women honored with Silver Plate Awards

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

KITSAP COUNTY — They have all given hours and hours to help others. They all consider volunteering something that’s an important part of their lives. And they’re all in the senior years of their lives.

North Kitsap falls to Fife in baseball district final | Road to State

  • May 18, 2015 at 11:00AM updated May 21, 2015 at 10:53AM

The North Kitsap baseball team lost to Fife in the 2A district title match on May 16 to finish in second place.

Vikings fall to Scots in state playoff | Road to State

  • May 21, 2015 at 9:16AM

The North Kitsap Vikings fell 3-0 to the Shorecrest Scots on May 20 at North Kitsap High School.

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to add workers

  • May 21, 2015 at 2:00PM

PORT ORCHARD — The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to add jobs to meet demand for scheduled maintenance and emergent repairs of U.S. military vessels. That was perhaps the most significant message Capt. Stephen Williamson, commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, delivered during a 20-minute presentation May 14 to the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Port Orchard Eagles’ club.

Suquamish Elementary alumnus is now the school’s principal

  • May 18, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 21, 2015 at 8:47AM

Andra Murray, who attended Suquamish Elementary School before going on to graduate from North Kitsap High School and University of Washington, is returning to her old elementary school as the principal.

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