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Brewing better beer: Kitsap’s growing brew culture | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 4:50PM

Winston Churchill said, “Most people hate the taste of beer to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice.” With breweries and the craft-beer market growing, it’s safe to say Washingtonians have become prejudicial about their fondness for beer.

Message from the Moose: Mariners mascot helps pitchers promote D.R.E.A.M.

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 4:37PM

Students in the Poulsbo Elementary School gymnasium roared ecstatically as members of the Seattle Mariners D.R.E.A.M. Team — led by the Mariner Moose — arrived to talk about Drug-free, Respect, Education, Attitude, and Motivation, Jan. 26.

Hudson Auto tree-replacement should be finished in spring

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 4:31PM

More than six months after he cut down several curbside trees in front of his auto dealership on Viking Avenue, Darrin Hudson has filed with the city a landscape plan he says will “look nicer and more eye appealing.”

Cooperation is key to dealing with disaster, emergency manager says

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 4:19PM

County Department of Emergency Management ready for quake or flood

Teachers’ pay, school districts’ special levies targets of study ordered in House education bill

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 4:28PM

The state House of Representatives passed a bill 64-34 Jan. 25 that would create a group to produce recommendations for retaining and fully compensating teachers, as required by the Supreme Court’s 2012 McCleary mandate.

Campaign finance initiative qualifies for action by Legislature

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 12:35PM

Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Jan. 26 certified Initiative to the Legislature 735. The measure seeks to put Washington on record as favoring an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.

Pope Resources, Port Gamble S’Klallam negotiating conservation easement

  • Jan 25, 2016 at 5:21PM

As the final cleanup project nears its midway point, negotiations are taking place that could reestablish the S’Klallam presence on the old mill site for the first time since 1853.

League title for undefeated Kingston boys swimmers

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 9:29AM

The Kingston Buccaneers boys swim team won the Olympic League title Jan. 21, defeating the North Kitsap Vikings 93-77 to maintain a perfect regular-season record.

Community celebrates Chamber of Commerce's partners for progress

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 9:00AM updated Jan 22, 2016 at 9:09AM

Ardis Morrow’s extensive community service resume runs deep. But she still did not anticipate the standing ovation of the entire hotel’s banquet room when she was awarded Person of the Year, at the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce’s annual gala and community awards dinner at Clearwater Casino Resort, Jan. 16.

Rainy weather jeopardizes road conditions

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 5:02PM

Stormwater was coming up through manholes in some parts of town Jan. 21, and water was overflowing onto some town roads. On 8th Avenue, the south fork of Dogfish Creek was overwhelming a culvert and threatening to overflow.

Poulsbo's deputy police chief wants to return to sergeant's position

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 5:14PM

Poulsbo’s deputy police chief said he likes being a cop. But since he took on the No. 2 job in the department, he doesn’t feel like he is one anymore. And so John Halsted has asked the police chief and mayor to return him to his former job as a sergeant. He made the request Jan. 20; it’s being reviewed now by City Attorney Kylie Purves and the attorney for the police union, he said.

Woman killed in collision on Clear Creek Road identified

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 3:26PM

Carolyn Marie Shaw of Poulsbo died at the scene. A construction worker had used his own tools to remove her from her vehicle and had conducted CPR on her, with other bystanders assisting, until medics arrived, Poulsbo Fire Department spokeswoman Jody Matson reported. Medics took over but were not able to revive her.

Sheriff’s sergeant in DUI controversy announces he’ll retire

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 4:08PM

The Kitsap County sheriff’s sergeant at the center of a drunken-driving controversy will retire at the end of the month. Sgt. Jim Porter submitted a one-sentence memorandum on Jan. 7 stating his intention to retire on Jan. 31, sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson reported.

Identity theft suspect arrested; more arrests expected

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 2:27PM

The Poulsbo Police Department is investigating an identity theft case involving at least 41 victims, Deputy Chief John Halsted reported Jan. 21

Woman fatally injured in collision on Clear Creek Road

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 10:37AM

Poulsbo Fire Department, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, and Navy Region Northwest responded to the scene at 6:44 a.m. When crews arrived, they found a bystander, who was a construction worker, had used his own tools to remove the woman from her vehicle and had begun CPR on the woman, with other bystanders assisting. Medics took over but were not able to revive her.

Viking Cup soccer tournament returns to Poulsbo Memorial Day weekend

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 5:25PM

The Viking Cup soccer tournament, which traditionally attracted teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia, is returning. Look for 40 teams of all levels — premier, select, developmental and summer tournament — to converge on Poulsbo this Memorial Day weekend.

Demolition operations at NBK-Bangor Jan. 20-21

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 2:20PM

Naval Base Kitsap will conduct demolition operations that may involve noises and/or activity visible to the public Jan. 20 and 21, the public affairs office reported.

Want to start a business? Here's how

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:35AM

Kitsap Community Resources' Business Education Support Training program, or BE$T, will offer free “Get Ready For Business” workshops and orientations at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Poulsbo City Hall and 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Kitsap Community Resources in Bremerton.

Bainbridge Island Rotary steps up with $50K challenge to support Morrow Manor

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:04AM

The Bainbridge Island Rotary Club announced its commitment this week to support the Morrow Manor Campaign to Build Brighter Tomorrows with a $50,000 matching challenge gift.

Lift up others, former Seattle mayor says at MLK celebration

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 3:04PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 22nd annual Kitsap County MLK celebration Jan. 18.

Buccaneers break Viking streak 57-56 in OT | Boys basketball

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 4:08PM

The North Kitsap High School gym was filled with devoted fans Jan. 15 and the highly competitive rivals each had something to prove. The Vikings were on their home court, undefeated in the Olympic 2A league and No. 1 in the standings (6-0, 12-2). They had already beaten the Buccaneers 64-45 at Kingston earlier in the season and another win would solidify their league dominance.

What's Blooming at Lake Wilderness Arboretum

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 1:35PM

The Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation (LWAF) is the nonprofit organization that serves as steward for Lake Wilderness Arboretum. Under a joint user agreement with the City of Maple Valley, LWAF operates per a set of approved bylaws and maintains the Arboretum to preserve, protect and display Northwest ecosystems and cultivated landscapes.

These hens are Hawks fans | Slice of life

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 10:30AM

Cindy and Dale Blattman's hens are Hawks fans. And, post-playoffs, the 12 flag is still proudly posted

Poulsbo officials auditing former city clerk’s records

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 10:02AM

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson said she shared with city employees information about a former city clerk’s resignation to quell rumors floating around City Hall about the circumstances regarding the clerk’s departure. That has the former clerk’s husband crying foul, saying information about his wife’s resignation is confidential.

Local clowns join team of craniofacial plastic surgeons in Lima, Peru

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 10:00AM

Four clowns who are members of Poulsbo-based Caring Clowns International are headed to Peru Jan. 28 to Feb. 5, joining a team of craniofacial plastic surgeons who will be performing 20-25 surgeries in Lima.

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