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Port boundary expansion good for Poulsbo | In Our Opinion

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 4:21PM

Attract more businesses to Poulsbo. Create new jobs. Find a solution to erosion on Anderson Parkway. Improve the health of Liberty Bay. Improve boat, plane and customer facilities at the Port of Poulsbo. Give yourself a voice in port matters. Spread taxpayer investment in the port across the entire city, not just a portion of it. That seems a good return for an investment of $75.

Neighbors coming together for democracy

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 3:20PM

I am advocating for keeping the caucus. I feel strongly that the greater good in what may sometimes feel like a messy process is that of building community and the base of support for candidates in our democracy.

Letter writer should practice what he preaches

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 3:16PM

If your goal was to express a position of “unbiased balance,” I must give you a failing grade. It is not acceptable to use rascally rhetoric, in which you are guilty of slanting, misquoting, and quoting out of context.

GOP senators are shirking their sworn Constitutional duties

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 3:11PM

The contention that the Senate’s refusal to consider the confirmation of Judge Garland is somehow justified is simply erroneous. The late Justice Scalia would no doubt agree that the inaction of Senate Republicans runs counter to the intent of the Constitution’s framers. The Senate has the right to vote down the President’s choice, but refusing consideration runs counter to the framers' design.

Will vote for 'None of the Above'

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 2:59PM

The country might be better off not having a President for four years than one of the candidates we are stuck to choose from.

Kitsap Weekly a 'wonderful vehicle'

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 2:58PM

Thank you for the wonderful color feature article in Kitsap Weekly about Kitsap Audubon’s April 14 program on "Birds of Prey." It’s a program that is especially popular with families and younger children.

Chancellor helps enforce a fitness lifestyle

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 5:00AM

Seahawks’ strong safety Kam Chancellor and FormXForce held a fitness boot camp at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor March 28.

26th District lawmakers secure funding in supplemental capital budget for repairs to military vessel USS Turner Joy

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:22PM

BREMERTON – 26th District lawmakers, Reps. Jesse Young and Michelle Caldier have acquired $300,000 in the supplemental capital budget to assist in necessary hull repairs to a retired Navy destroyer vessel, the USS Turner Joy, in Bremerton.

Lil’ Norway Invitational April 2 at North Kitsap Stadium | Track and Field

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 5:01PM

Track and field athletes from at least six schools will compete in the Lil’ Norway Invitational April 2 at North Kitsap Stadium. Scheduled to compete, according to the Olympic League website, are Bainbridge, Chimacum, North Kitsap, Olympic, Sequim and Vashon Island.

North Kitsap struggles against Bellarmine Prep | Boys Lacrosse

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 2:16PM

North Kitsap’s Kellson Arthurs had another strong game, putting up six goals and grabbing seven ground balls. The senior midfielder now has 16 goals and an assist in four games this season.

Ferguson announces candidacy for 23rd District state rep, position 1 | 2016 Election

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 12:16PM

April Ferguson, a member of the Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee and a former child care center operator, has announced her candidacy for 23rd District state representative, position 1. Ferguson, a Republican, is running for the position currently occupied by Sherry Appleton, D-Poulsbo. State representatives are elected for two-year terms. The primary election is Aug. 2, the general election is Nov. 8.

Finalists for Port of Kingston executive director job will be interviewed April 1

  • Mar 28, 2016 at 3:32PM

Port of Poulsbo Executive Director Brad Miller is one of three finalists for the executive director job at the Port of Kingston. The others are Katy Brooks, director of economic development, Port of Vancouver; and Jim Pivarnik, deputy director, Port of Port Townsend.

Putting down the beast of human trafficking

  • Mar 28, 2016 at 7:15AM

What industry is thought to be the fastest-growing criminal enterprise in the world — second to the drug trade — at $32 billion a year? The answer: human trafficking, and it’s happening here in Kitsap County.

Motorist, Olmsted's employee help stunned driver out of burning car

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 2:25PM

A car and a pickup burned after a rear-end collision at Highway 305 and Hostmark Street, March 25.

State Transportation Commission suspends plans to increase toll rates on SR 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 1:06PM

OLYMPIA – There’s good news for drivers who use the State Route 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge. The Washington State Transportation Commission recently voted to suspend a planned 50-cent toll rate increase on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, scheduled to take effect July 1, 2016.

Attendees at Women’s History Month event hear stories of success, struggle

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 12:38PM

The Shipyard’s Professional Women’s Employee Networking Group hosted the event, which featured three leading women from the Olympic Peninsula region. The speakers shared their experiences in government and community leadership positions, some of which had never before been held by women.

Stennis participates in ‘Foal Eagle’

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 10:50AM

John C. Stennis Strike Group, the centerpiece of the U.S. Navy’s Great Green Fleet, joined the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and the Republic of Korea air force and navy to participate in Maritime Counter Special Operations Force exercise, which is part of the annual Foal Eagle exercise that wrapped up March 24 on the Korean peninsula and surrounding waters.

Kitsap Pumas announce preseason match against Sounders 2

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 9:22AM

Kickoff the 2016 soccer season with a match up in Kitsap County.

Byrnes announces candidacy for 23rd District state rep, position 2 | 2016 Election

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 9:23AM

Loretta Byrnes of Poulsbo has announced her candidacy for 23rd District state representative, position 2.

Bremerton man injured, charged with DUI, in crash near Poulsbo

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 5:16AM

Washington State Patrol reported that Benjamin A. Harp, 26, was driving a Ford Ranger pickup southbound on State Route 307/Bond Road when it left the roadway to the right at Big Valley Road, struck a guardrail, and came to rest in the ditch.

Driftwood Keys man faces charge of second-degree assault

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 5:22PM

It was about 8 p.m. Jan. 26 when Mark John Nielsen and a neighbor saw what they believed to be suspicious behavior going on down near the Driftwood Key boat ramp, so they drove down together to check it out. He said he showed three subjects there that he had a handgun. The three say he pointed the gun at them and ordered them to lay on the ground.

Objections and support voiced for proposed vaping ordinance

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 11:00AM updated Mar 22, 2016 at 5:04PM

The Kitsap Public Health Board hosted its first of three “listening” meetings to hear public comment on the proposed vaping ordinance.

Former Poulsbo deputy police chief returns as public safety director

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 2:04PM

Former deputy police chief Shawn Delaney, who left the department amid cutbacks in 2010, is serving as public safety director until a new police chief is hired.

Map Your Neighborhood program helped Point No Point become disaster-ready

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 3:31PM

There’s no way to know if or when a disaster will strike. But you can be prepared. “People always want to know what do you do first after an earthquake or disaster,” said Billie Dunford, volunteer disaster preparedness coordinator for Point No Point View Estates. “I tell them, you don’t know what’s going to happen."

Strong opener for North Kitsap lacrosse

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:13PM

Strong opener for North Kitsap lacrosse, but state champ Bainbridge prevails 11-9

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