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Boathouse case: Port of Poulsbo awarded legal fees

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:59PM

A Kitsap County court awarded the Port of Poulsbo legal fees resulting from the eviction of a boathouse from its marina. "We didn't get as much as we asked for, but they did grant us some," Port Manager Brad Miller said.

Sonic Drive-In still under construction

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:46PM

A Sonic Drive-In has been expected in Poulsbo ever since its construction was announced in March 2014. But progress on the new fast-food restaurant was stalled as the city's permitting process continued and changes were made in the construction plan.

Through his lens | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

Photographer Raymond Gendreau is featured at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art through June 7.

Grim reality of sexual exploitation in Kitsap

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:26PM

Sheriff: Everyone must participate ‘to increase awareness and join the fight’

Stars Above Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:23PM

Horoscopes for March 13 to April 14. "The new moon eclipse on March 20 will be a continuing drama."

Silver City brews for Seattle Beer Week | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 12:00PM

Silver City Brewery produces Sieben Brau, the official beer of the Seattle Beer Week.

Competing couple | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 1:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: Husband and wife produce competing wines from same vineyard.

No charges in July 4 fatality; family’s attorney proposes opportunity for them to ‘share their story’

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Mar 12, 2015 at 1:07PM

The attorney for the family of a man killed in a collision with a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue engine on July 4 will propose a mediation session in which the family can “communicate” to the fire department’s attorney, insurance company and fire chief what the loss of their loved one has meant to them.

One dead, two injured in head-on crash at 104 and Parcells

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:05PM

One person died and two were injured in a two-car, head-on collision on state Highway 104 late March 11. A 28-year-old Sequim man, whose identity was being withheld until next of kin were notified, was declared dead at the scene, Washington State Patrol reported.

Climbing 69 flights of stairs in full gear 'for those who are suffering'

  • Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 12, 2015 at 12:25PM

1,711 firefighters finished the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb on March 8 in downtown Seattle’s Columbia Center, the second-tallest building west of the Mississippi. Firefighters climbed 69 flights of stairs — that’s 1,311 steps and 788 feet of vertical elevation — in full firefighter gear to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Sequim man dies in Kingston collision

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 8:51AM

A 28-year-old Sequim man died March 11 in a head-on collision on state Highway 104. Identification of the man is pending notification of next of kin, the State Patrol said.

GEMS program is empowering young women | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Mar 11, 2015 at 12:24PM

Building self esteem, promoting education and instilling leadership skills is the mission of OurGEMS, a Kitsap Peninsula program that focuses on improving the lives of young women.

Artist visits school to encourage students creatively

  • Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Mar 11, 2015 at 5:30AM

Richard Jesse Watson visited Wolfle Elementary School on March 10, and it was “awesome.”

Pierce County pot shop resists local ban, heads to court

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 2:11PM

With all the complications that local bans have caused for Washington’s recreational pot market, two state-licensed businessmen have decided to take matters into their own hands.

Molina Healthcare becomes first health plan to cover the cost of Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 1:27PM

CHI Franciscan Health and Molina Healthcare announced on March 4 that Molina will now cover the cost of Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care visits for all of its Medicaid members with a Franciscan Primary Care Provider.

Four firsts, four seconds for dive club at B.C. meet

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 12:56PM

Members of the Bainbridge Island Dive Club, which includes divers from Kingston and Poulsbo, won four firsts and four seconds at the British Columbia Winter Provincial Championships, Feb. 20-22 at Vancouver Aquatic Centre.

Local Girl Scout collecting books for school in Sierra Leone

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Martha Rabura, a junior at Kingston High School and candidate for the highest rank in Girl Scouts, is starting a library at Mallory Jansen Memorial School in Banta, Sierra Leone.

Super win for ‘Super Jeep’

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 12:51PM

Alaska’s top off-road racers are from Poulsbo, Kingston

Q&A: Wrestling champion Peyton Reece

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Kingston High School junior Peyton Reece, 17, winner of the state wrestling championship (125) on Feb. 21, chatted with the Herald about subjects ranging from Krispy Kremes to special post-title treatment at home (not!).

USS Ranger sails toward the scrapyard

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:19PM

Aircraft carrier that was decommissioned in 1993 headed to International Shipbreaking at Brownsville, Texas.

Dreams take flight: Local paramotoring enthusiasts take to the skies | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:16PM

I got an offer of a flight, with one caveat: Those present would not be responsible for any resulting addiction. Soon I was gliding 1,500 feet above Poulsbo, my harness attached with carabiners to the frame of this 75-pound machine, nothing between me and the open air but my clothing. And, hopefully, my guardian angel.

At least 1 injured in SUV crash on Noll Road curve

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 5, 2015 at 3:58PM

Five teenagers walked away from a rollover crash on Noll Road on Feb. 26. Three are reportedly being treated for minor injuries.

In the ancestors’ footsteps: Totem pole project yields a new apprentice

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:53PM

Adam Charles happened into carving. He stopped by to check on his aunt, Ellen Price, about three weeks ago, saw his cousins working on something under a covered area, and asked, “What are you doing?” The next thing he knew, he had an adze in his hand and was helping to carve out the back of a 15-foot totem pole that will be raised at Point Julia this spring.

Grossman promoted to Poulsbo police sergeant

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:43PM

Troy Grossman was formally promoted from Poulsbo police officer to sergeant on March 4, succeeding John Halsted, who was promoted to deputy chief in February. Halsted, in turn, succeeded Bob Wright, who retired.

Poulsbo will buy flood-prone creekside property for $1

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:38PM

The Poulsbo City Council voted unanimously on March 4 to purchase a flood-prone parcel alongside a portion of the south fork of Dogfish Creek, at 19159 8th Ave. The city will remove the house, restore the portion of salmon-bearing stream that flows across the property and, at some point, will replace the culvert through which the creek flows under 8th Avenue.

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