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Bill Webb elected North Kitsap School Board president

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 3:43PM

The four remaining North Kitsap School Board directors were split over whether Cindy Webster-Martinson or Scott Henden should be the board president. So on Oct. 23, they elected Bill Webb at the board meeting at Wolfle Elementary School.

Forsman testifies in Canada against proposed pipeline expansion

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 3:35PM

Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman was among the U.S. Tribal leaders to testify this week in Canada against a proposed pipeline expansion that could increase the number of oil tankers in the Salish Sea.

Progress in settling port liveaboard issue

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:28PM

Poulsbo’s Economic Development Committee took on the anticipated issue of allowing more liveaboards at the Port of Poulsbo Marina on Oct. 22, and handed the matter to the city planning department.

Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County assessor | 2014 Election

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 11:01AM

This is part of a series of Q&As with candidates for local office in the Nov. 4 general election. This Q&A: Paul Andrews and Phil Cook, candidates for Kitsap County assessor. The assessor is elected for a four-year term and receives an annual salary of $112,216 and benefits.

Around Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 11:00AM

Stories from your neighboring Kitsap communities.

Stars Above Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 11:00AM

Horoscopes for the Oct. 23 new moon. Scorpio’s strength helps release what we must get rid of so we can become richer in character.

City seeks proposals for use of former baseball field

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

The city would like an outside organization to take over management of the site and operate it for recreational use. The city will lease the land at $1 per year.

Sex trafficking topic of discussion at forum

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

The topic of juvenile sex trafficking is slated for a community discussion on Nov. 4, 4:30-8 p.m. at the WEA Olympic Uniserve Office, located at 26297 Twelve Trees Lane, Poulsbo.

Collision sends two to hospital

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 11:00AM

Two men were transported to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton after their cars collided head on at Highway 307 and Minder Road.

Poulsbo boaters form association

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

Marina users have banded together to form the Poulsbo Boaters’ Association with aims of bonding as a marina community and as a means of interaction with the port’s government.

Sound Brewery takes bronze | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 26, 2014 at 1:00PM

Poulsbo's Sound Brewery brings home bronze and Silverdale's Silver City Brewery brings home silver from the 2014 Great American Beer Festival.

Chief Kitsap Academy now operated solely by Suquamish Tribe education department

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:42PM

The best part of the new school year for Chief Kitsap Academy and the Suquamish Tribe may have been getting something promised in 1855. "The best part of [the new year] was celebrating the fact that the Tribe gets to practice things that were promised to them in the treaty about 150 years ago," said Joe Davalos, superintendent of the Tribe's education department.

Boathouse move creates havoc in Poulsbo Marina

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:12PM

The boathouse that drifted in Liberty Bay Oct. 20 may have been the talk of local marinas that day, but the incident is the latest in a saga involving the Port of Poulsbo and its attempt to evict a tenant.

James named director of USS Turner Joy

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

Jack B. James, a retired Navy commander and SEAL, is the new director of the museum ship, the USS Turner Joy (

Harrison Medical Center appoints new board members

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

Chris Rieland and Pete Schlicher are the newest members of the board of directors of Harrison Medical Center, part of CHI Franciscan Health.

Abshire is new Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce director of operations

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 3:23PM

Marc Abshire accepted the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce director of operations job on Oct. 22. Abshire was selected by the chamber’s board of directors and search committee. He will succeed Jan Harrison, who resigned to concentrate on her consulting business.

Governor praises Navy innovation during Bremerton visit

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 3:18PM

Addressing a packed house at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, Governor Jay Inslee praised the United States Navy and the shipyard workers who support and maintain the fleet.

Lockdown at three schools lifted following threats

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 3:02PM

A 25-minute-long lockdown at three Central Kitsap schools today has been lifted after law enforcement determined a gun threat was unsubstantiated.

Thank you for supporting the Kathleen Sutton Fund

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 2:58PM

There are truly not enough words to express our gratitude to the many supporters who contributed so generously to the Kathleen Sutton Fund’s 12th annual auction on Oct. 4. It was a beautiful day in Port Gamble at the Pavilion that more than 250 guests attended this great event.

Vikings volleyball team defeats Wolves

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

A 3-0 win over the second-place Sequim Wolves Oct. 21 put the North Kitsap Vikings two games above the competition.

Poulsbo Lions are offering free vision screening

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 2:57PM

The Poulsbo Lions Club is pleased to partner with the Poulsbo Library and offer free vision screening for children, teens, and adults. The next two screenings will take place on Oct. 28 and Nov. 25 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Some things to think about before voting on I-594

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

I am writing to express my views on I-594. I am not going to make unfounded claims supporting this proposal but will endeavor to ask some questions designed to make the voters think about this before casting their vote.

Supports Initiative 594

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

Requiring a criminal background check before selling a gun in Washington will not eliminate all gun violence here. But passing Initiative 594 will reduce gun-related injuries and crime has it has in other states that require similar background checks.

Roberts, WSU women win pre-nationals

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 2:52PM

Ruby Roberts and the Washington State University women’s cross country team won the Indiana State Pre-Nationals Invitational Oct. 18.

H.R. 2548: Electrify Africa Act is good for everyone

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

These days in politics, especially since the mid-terms are just around the corner, there doesn’t seem to be much bipartisan camaraderie out there. There isn’t even that much camaraderie within parties, as Democratic nominees are distancing themselves from the President and his low approval ratings. This less-than-friendly political environment begs the question: Can we come together over anything anymore?

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