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Crisis Intervention Officer program initiated to improve police response to mental illness

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 5:23PM

A new Crisis Intervention Officer program will be introduced to the public on July 30, 3-4:30 p.m., in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. The event will showcase improvements in how law enforcement will respond to incidents involving those with mental health problems, such as drug addiction and mental illness.

Shellfish harvesting closure covers west shoreline of Bainbridge Island

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Kitsap Public Health District has closed waters to shellfish harvesting on the west shoreline of Bainbridge Island from the Agate Pass Bridge south to Point White after marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning were detected in high levels in shellfish samples from the Brownsville Marina in Port Orchard Narrows.

Poulsbo home burns, resident displaced

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 11:14AM

Fire crews responded to a call for a brush fire but found a Poulsbo home on fire instead.

Pageant title holder using year to promote teen suicide prevention

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 9:31AM

Miss Viking Fest Natalie Myers is an active North Kitsap High School student and always seems to have a smile on her face. Unless she tells you about it, you wouldn’t know that she was depressed and suicidal for about a month during her sophomore year. She sought help, and wants others to talk openly about depression and suicide so they aren’t afraid to seek help too.

Fire destroys Poulsbo garage, defunct auto shop

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

Investigators are searching for the cause of a Poulsbo fire that destroyed a large garage and damaged an out-of-service auto shop the morning of July 14.

Helicopter crashes in water near Kingston; one injured

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:12AM

A group of men working on summer cabins nearby were the first on the scene. “Upon departure, the helicopter was observed by witnesses as flying erratically,” sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson reported. “While at an altitude of approximately 30 feet, the aircraft dropped into a depth of about six feet of water approximately 20 yards from the shoreline.”

City’s land acquisition boosts Fish Park to 40 acres

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:13PM

On July 9, the Poulsbo City Council approved the purchase of 3.77 acres along Bond Road and bordering Fish Park. The acquisition will increase the park’s size to 40 acres

It's going to be a hot weekend

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 3:20PM

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of Puget Sound, including North Kitsap, from July 12, 11 a.m., to July 14, 6 a.m. Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-80s to lower-90s this weekend.

July 4 scooter crash investigation continues

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Kitsap County Sheriff’s investigators had not completed their investigation late this week of a fatal collision on July 4 between a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue engine and a Yamaha scooter, at Miller Bay and West Kingston roads.

NKSD developing new method of superintendent evaluation

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 1:22PM

There’s work being done improve the way the superintendent is evaluated in the North Kitsap School District.

Fatal crash, teen suicide prevention, candidate forums, campaign slip among top stories

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 9:54AM

An investigation continues into a fatal crash in Kingston. Miss Viking Fest is calling public attention to the issue of teen suicides. Two series of candidate forums are scheduled. A candidate for county prosecutor is changing his campaign materials so they conform to election laws. Those are among the top stories in the July 11 North Kitsap Herald, available at newsstands and in stores.

Port of Poulsbo won’t seek annexation until 2015; focuses on fuel dock, adding slips

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 2:06PM

Port commissioners decide to wait until 2015 to consider next annexation effort, while port eyes variety of projects around marina.

By sea or by land, making the long trek to Bella Bella | Video

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:51PM

The distance to Bella Bella, B.C., more than 500 miles away, prompted most indigenous nations on the Olympic Peninsula to modify their plans for this year’s Canoe Journey/Paddle to Bella Bella. But pullers in the Quileute’s Seawolf canoe set out more than a month ago for the remote community north of Vancouver Island on Campbell Island halfway up the coast of mainland British Columbia, where the Heiltsuk Nation is hosting the week-long celebration for this year’s journey from July 13-19.

Eglon man charged with July 2 hit and run in Suquamish

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 4:39PM

Marcus G. Croman bought a retired ambulance in 2010 and outfitted it into a different kind of aid vehicle: A vehicle for his Kingston Rescue Mission, with which to deliver food to people in need. Witnesses say that same vehicle struck a pedestrian on Suquamish Way near Highway 305 and fled the scene late July 2.

Waldo is hiding in downtown Poulsbo

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

A four-inch-tall Waldo figure has been given to each of the 27 downtown Poulsbo businesses to hide in their stores. Waldo hunters are welcome to tour downtown to find as many of the Waldos as they can in July.

Reauthorize federal land, water conservation fund | My View

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 2:43PM

Over the past few years, Kitsap County has preserved more than 11 miles of stream banks to keep our water clean and protected 534 acres of wildlife habitat and recreation lands as part of the ongoing Kitsap Forest and Bay Project, with funds to acquire another 500 acres by the close of 2014. The scale of this project is nearly unprecedented, but even with all this success, we can’t stop now.

Obama is ignoring the Rule of Law

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

I do not understand why the Rule of Law is being thwarted by the Obama administration. Regardless of the issue, his ways do not justify his means. It is illegal.

Bloedel delighted with Kitsap Transit’s ‘B.I. Ride’

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

We’ve dreamed of purchasing shuttle buses and considered making arrangements with RideShare companies, but nothing panned out. So imagine our delight when Kitsap Transit announced 'B.I. Ride.'

Thank you for the Third of July fireworks

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 2:00PM

A big thank you is due to Safeway, Sluys Bakery, Olympic Resource Management, the Port of Poulsbo, and everyone else that made this year’s fireworks display possible.

What was the point of June 27 cartoon?

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 2:00PM

Regarding the editorial cartoon, “Completely disgusting racist team logos,” page A4, June 27 Herald

Appreciate timing, message, and sardonic humor of cartoon

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

Until the essential value of choice in birth control methods is realized, I fear the hypocrisy of those who oppose it will continue to dictate to all of us via religious-based laws.

Response to cartoon on birth control accessibility

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

The political cartoon in the July 4 issue (free and available birth control) defies logic. Birth control is already “available and free” to any. It’s hard to get pregnant if you don’t have sex.

Toll may be answer to congestion on 305

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 2:21PM

For the Bainbridge Island council member who bristled at widening the highway to four lanes, the obvious rejoinder is to get them to pay a toll when they cross the bridge. Folks will take the Kingston boat then.

Focus on taking care of marina, not on creating a new public space

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 2:17PM

It was heartening to hear Poulsbo Port Commissioner Jim Rutledge’s change of attitude at a recent board meeting. Apparently, he had come to realize the port has neither the time or money to take on additional projects.

The pros and cons of retail marijuana | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

On July 8, Washington got into the weeds (pun intended). For some in law enforcement, jaded by trivial marijuana busts, it’s a long-time coming.

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