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Family displaced, dog dies in house fire

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 6:38AM

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews were called to the residence, down a long driveway in the 22000 block of Miller Bay Road, at 5:24 p.m. after a neighbor spotted flames coming from the 1,300-square-foot manufactured home. The first unit arrived on scene less than four minutes after dispatch and found the structure fully involved in flames, NKF&R spokeswoman Michele Laboda reported.

Making the invisible visible: Kitsap artists help tell vendors’ stories in portraits

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:19PM

It was unlike an art exhibit one might expect to see in Seattle. There was no expensive champagne, no high-priced landscapes lining white walls. This was raw. This was real.

NK boys swim celebrates successful season

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

“We had a terrific season,” North Kitsap head boys swim coach Greg Braun said.

NK girls and boys basketball players, coaches honored

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:22PM

North Kitsap’s boys and girls basketball teams were honored by the Olympic League for their 2016 play.

Sophomore gymnast first from KHS to medal

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Mar 3, 2016 at 4:55PM

Mikka Yamane, a sophomore gymnast at Kingston High School, placed eighth at the WIAA State Gymnastics Championships on Feb. 20.

Governor signs basic education funding plan, study to meet 2017 Supreme Court mandate

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Mar 3, 2016 at 4:55PM

The bill, SB 6195, establishes a task force to create recommendations about teacher compensation and retention, local school levies’ limits and conditions, and sources of state funding. The bill also requires legislative action to remove local reliance on school levies, and provides funds for a consultant to analyze current teacher salaries.

State to errant pharmacist: Write an essay

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:21PM

Pharmacist Nicholas Wyatt failed to ensure that a patient received safe and appropriate medication therapy while serving as director of pharmacology at the now-defunct Liberty Bay Internal Medicine, the state Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission ruled Feb. 27.

Improvement of Suquamish Way/305 intersection begins March 7

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:15PM

Soon, planners promise, traffic flow will be smoother at the intersection of Highway 305 and Suquamish Way. Park-and-ride parking will be safer and more secure. And the intersection will be more bicyclist- and transit user-friendly.

A calling for compassion: A day at work with the Kitsap County Coroner

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 10:18AM

Even on a good day, Greg Sandstrom’s job forces him to face despair and grief that would send most other people spiraling into depression.

Student arrested on suspicion of rape

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 3:00PM updated at 5:49PM

The alleged rape occurred on a school bus, but is “a specific, isolated incident … not associated with recent news media reports of incidents of inappropriate conduct aboard a school district bus for special needs students,” sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson reported.

One injured, another escapes injury, in wind storm

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 4:39PM

A wind storm blew across the Kitsap Peninsula March 1, downing trees and causing power outages.

Port of Poulsbo may propose annexing to city limits

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 4:15PM

The port commission is scheduled to discuss the annexation measure when it meets at 7 p.m. March 3 in the floating dock at the Port of Poulsbo Marina. The meeting is open to the public.

Gordon Elementary School evacuated after HVAC unit shorts out

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 4:18PM

Gordon Elementary School was evacuated at 11 a.m. Feb. 29 after a heating and air conditioning unit fan shorted out, filling several classrooms with noxious fumes.

Kingston woman hospitalized after attack by dog

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 12:27PM

A dog that attacked a woman on Feb. 28 in Kingston will be euthanized after a state-mandated 10-day quarantine, the Kitsap Humane Society reported.

Olympic College again eligible for $1 million Aspen Prize

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 12:00PM updated Mar 1, 2016 at 9:18AM

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Olympic College as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges, Jan. 25. The designation makes Olympic College eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million in prize funds, as well as Siemens Technical Scholars Program student scholarships.

Poor coho returns demands caution | Being Frank

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 9:16AM

Lack of monitoring by federal fisheries managers last year allowed Southeast Alaska commercial fishermen to exceed their harvest quota by more than 100,000 chinook. Most of those fish were bound for Washington waters.

Bainbridge picks Jeff Rouser as new football Head Coach

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 8:17AM

Jeff Rouser, Kingston High School’s varsity defensive coordinator, will take the reins of the Spartan football program at Bainbridge High School this spring, school officials announced Monday.

Winds 20-45 mph expected March 1

  • Feb 29, 2016 at 7:31PM

BREMERTON – March will likely come in like a lion, according to the National Weather Service.

Sheriff’s office: Jail inmate death an apparent suicide

  • Feb 29, 2016 at 9:06AM

A Kitsap County Jail inmate was pronounced dead at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton Feb. 27 after being found by sheriff’s corrections officers unconscious and non-responsive in his single-person cell.

Olympic College student among those killed in Belfair

  • Feb 27, 2016 at 11:00AM updated at 8:13PM

BREMERTON – An 18-year-old Olympic College student was one of four people who were killed at a rural Belfair residence Feb. 26.

Five, including suspected shooter, reported dead in Belfair home

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 3:16PM

A man reportedly shot and killed himself in front of Mason County Sheriff's deputies as they attempted to end a standoff that began earlier in the day Feb. 26.

Statement from the McDonald family

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 1:41PM

The following statement was sent to the Port Orchard Independent on behalf of the McDonald family. Their parents and grandparents, William and Maria McDonald, were killed early Feb. 23 by an explosion that destroyed their home at 3585 SE Soholt Lane in South Kitsap.

Classic performance for a classic place: guitarist Craig Alden Dell in benefit for Port Gamble Theatre

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 2:41PM

The historic Port Gamble Theatre welcomes world-renowned acoustic guitarist Craig Alden Dell, a 45-year veteran of the guitar, on March 12.

Annual North Kitsap Almanac in this week’s Herald

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 2:40PM

The Feb. 26 North Kitsap Herald includes the 2016 North Kitsap Almanac, our annual 66-page magazine on all things North Kitsap; and the West Sound Education Consortium’s annual “It’s Your Future” education guide. The Herald is available now at newsstands and in stores.

'The Guardian Stone' — Poulsbo's latest cultural art piece unveiled at waterfront park

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 11:47AM

Artist Lisa Stirrett unveiled her latest public artwork, “The Guardian Stone,” at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park.

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