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Sound Works Job Center helps connect people, careers | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:33AM

Since it started keeping records in 1995, Sound Works Job Center has had more than 42,000 client visits for help with resumes, cover letters, or job searches. It’s connected its clients with 6,000-7,000 full- and part-time jobs. And those clients returned more than $20 million, in terms of wages earned and spent, to local communities.

Big boost to fund; one-third of the way to goal

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:29AM

More than $3,400 in a week of donations boosted the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund total to $12,025 by morning Dec. 17 — surpassing last year’s to-date total of $11,281.

Women inmates, cats help each other build new lives | Kitsap Weekly

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:07AM

Patrick has known hardships. He’s shy. He doesn’t like meeting new people. Sometimes he’s afraid to show his face. He’s been passed over many times in life. Much like Patrick, Nichole knows hardships. She’s been in trouble. She’s made bad decisions. And she’s been rejected.

Heavy rains expected, up to 3/4 inch in some areas

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 4:19PM

The National Weather Service is forecasting a 100 percent chance of rain today and tonight in North Kitsap, with up to 3/4-inch of precipitation in some places.

Poulsbo City Council members sworn in

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 3:22PM

City Council members Ken Thomas, Connie Lord, Gary Nystul and Jeff McGinty — each a winner in the Nov. 3 general election — were sworn in on Dec. 16.

33 homes without road access after landslide

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:03PM

About 33 homes on Apple Tree Point Lane are without road access after soil under a portion of the road slid away Dec. 13.

KCMT wants to move to former Albertsons building at Poulsbo Village

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:50PM

Kitsap Children's Musical Theatre has called about dozen buildings home during its 16-year existence. Now, the theater’s management is hoping its next home will be the former Albertsons building in Poulsbo Village Shopping Center.

At Ultraman World Championship, ‘Persistence is key’

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 10:23AM

Few would argue that swimming miles in ocean currents, climbing 7,600 vertical feet, and running a double marathon is an incredible accomplishment to complete in three days. But for two Kitsap County residents, the 320-mile Ultraman World Championship — Nov. 27-29 in Hawaii — was a journey to overcome fear, harsh and hazardous conditions, and to redefine their personal best.

The Point Casino donates $85,000 to Homes for Our Troops

  • Dec 14, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Dec 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

Army Staff Sgt. Samuel Shockley was on a dismounted route-clearance mission in Panjwai, Afghanistan with the 38th Engineering Company, March 17, 2013, when he triggered an improvised explosive device. He recalls looking at where his legs should have been, and they were gone.

Two injured in two-car crash at 104 and Hansville Road

  • Dec 15, 2015 at 10:51AM

Two people were injured in a two-car collision at 6:55 a.m. Dec. 15 at Highway 104 and Hansville Road. Washington State Patrol reported that Olympia G. Eastman, 80, of Hansville, and Christopher G. Simek, 48, of Poulsbo were both taken by aid unit to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton.

Tis the Season magazine wins first place in national contest

  • Dec 14, 2015 at 10:42AM

The 2014 Tis the Season magazine won first place in its category in the Local Media Association 2015 Advertising & Promotions Contest. The magazine is a publication of the Bainbridge Island Review and the North Kitsap Herald.

Bus driver blamed for accident involving bicyclist on Highway 305

  • Dec 12, 2015 at 10:48AM

A Kitsap Transit bus driver is to blame for the early November accident that left a 52-year-old bicyclist with serious injuries after he was hit while biking alongside Highway 305, according to Bainbridge Island police.

Coffee Oasis ‘actually saved my life’ | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 12, 2015 at 10:00AM

Annalees Hern doesn’t know where she’d be if she hadn’t found The Coffee Oasis in Poulsbo about four years ago. She was homeless and facing time in jail. “This place actually saved my life,” Hern said. “... I would not be here without this place.”

Spartan girls sneak past Kingston in OT

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 12:45PM

A roller coaster ride of leads and comebacks Monday saw the Spartans come out ahead in a nail biter of a battle against the visiting Kingston High Buccaneers, the team’s first home game of the season.

Appellate court upholds eviction; Kingston Adventures may reopen at new location elsewhere

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 10:50AM

The state Court of Appeals Division I upheld the Port of Kingston’s eviction of Kingston Adventures from the marina, Dec. 7. Beth Brewster, who with her husband Rob owns Kingston Adventures, had alleged that the port evicted her business in retaliation for her criticizing the port in public. She also alleged port officials discriminated against her because she is a woman.

Agate Dreams opens, with dreams for the future

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 9:07AM

Someday, proponents say, popping a mint into your mouth for a little boost from THC will be looked at no differently than pouring a cup of coffee for a caffeine jolt.

Celebrants carry on through Julefest rains

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 11, 2015 at 9:32AM

There was no bonfire at Julefest this year. But there was rain. Lots and lots of rain. Though, despite the inclement weather — which was clearly the work of Loki — hundreds of Poulsbo residents attended the annual Lucia Bride ceremony Dec. 5 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park.

'Shop With a Cop' brings early Christmas

  • Dec 8, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Dec 10, 2015 at 2:08PM

About 110 police officers lined the front of Walmart Dec. 5 awaiting a motorcade. They weren’t greeting politicians or dignitaries or celebrities. They were waiting for two busloads of kids to arrive so they could take them shopping.

Poulsbo finishes second at Divisional Champs | Swimming

  • Dec 8, 2015 at 9:34AM

The Poulsbo Piranha Swim Team placed second at the 2015 Pacific Northwest Fall Divisional Championships, Dec. 5-6 at the Olympic Aquatic Center in Silverdale. Ten clubs were entered. Strong performances by almost every swimmer helped the team to a great finish.

22nd annual Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony held in Keyport

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 6:03PM

KEYPORT – At the end of the 22nd annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony at Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Capt. Francis Spencer III, commanding officer for the center, shook hands with five servicemen who had been at Pearl Harbor on that fateful day.

Pearl Harbor survivors honored at Naval Undersea Museum

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 5:42PM

Five survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor attended the 22nd remembrance at Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport Dec. 7.

Severe-weather shelters open; heavy rain and wind expected

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 5:06PM

Kitsap County’s severe weather shelters will be open Dec. 7-8 because of potentially heavy rain and wind, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management reported.

Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor reports sewer spill

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 4:58PM

Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor has reported a 12,000-gallon sewage spill into the stormwater collection system that serves the base, the Kitsap Public Health District reported Dec. 7.

Amid the darkness, there is light | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 1:01PM

Editor’s note: This is the first of four stories in a North Kitsap Herald holiday series, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The series calls attention to little-known causes that change lives in our community — and how you can help.

About our series: Neighbors Helping Neighbors | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 12:54PM

Each story in this series will introduce you to each cause or program, and then let you know how you can help. We’re publishing the series during this season of giving because we want you to know that you can help make a difference anytime, all year long. Let us know what you think.

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