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Haley joins inaugural Veterans Life Advisory Board

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Dec 12, 2014 at 10:18AM

Spenser Haley, a U.S. Army veteran who served for five months in Afghanistan, is the first member of Veterans Life’s Advisory Board.

Safeway hosts a 12th Fan Seahawks and North Kitsap Vikings celebration Dec. 12

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 10:12AM

You’ll meet Seahawk mascot Blitz, the Sea Gals, the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drummers, North Kitsap High School football team and cheerleaders, the school Pep Band, and ASB and school officials.

Funeral service Dec. 12 for Jenna Rose Fulton | Passages

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:48AM

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visitation on Dec. 12, 11 a.m. to noon, followed by the funeral service at noon at the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Center in Little Boston. Interment will take place at the Tribal Cemetery. A reception will follow. ​

Funeral service Dec. 12 for Reginald Fulton | Passages

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:46AM

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visitation on Dec. 12, 11 a.m. to noon, followed by the funeral service at noon at the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Center in Little Boston. Interment will take place at the Tribal Cemetery. A reception will follow.​

‘Thank you’ to all who answer the emergency call | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:33AM

The weekend following Thanksgiving, many Kitsap residents braved inclement weather to take advantage of store sales and, perhaps, to walk off that excess turkey and pie. No such luxury for our firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, law enforcement officers, and county road crews.

Local fund meets needs that are close to home | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:29AM

If you gave to the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund in 2013, you made a big difference in someone’s life — possibly someone you know. Winter is a tough time for a lot of people. As the temperature dips, heating costs go up. As the holidays near, many families face tough financial choices: Food, heat, or holidays. The choice is often simple: Skimp on one so you can pay for the other.

Write a letter and change a life

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:32AM

A hand-written letter is a powerful tool. Especially when combined with thousands of others. Amnesty International uses this tool to put pressure on governments to shine a light on forgotten prisoners. This year, the Kitsap County chapter of Amnesty International is again joining this effort through its annual Write for Rights event.

Our EMTs are competent and compassionate

  • Dec 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Many thanks to the emergency medical technicians from Kitsap County Fire District 18 (Poulsbo Fire), who responded to our home a few times in 2014.

Celebrate our local police and the good they do

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 9:30AM

Since the news lately has been so full of the story of Ferguson and then, today, about a grand jury in New York deciding not to indict a case there, it seems that law enforcement folks are having a tough time. Likewise, citizens are doubting the people who have been tasked with keeping order. There are race and discrimination issues at play, and I have been appalled at some of what has been shared on social media. But I think that one way through this is to support and value our local officers for the job they do.

Storm update: Schools, local ferries on regular schedule

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 8:07AM

Widespread outages reported in North Kitsap; 44,712 affected in Puget Sound Energy's service area

High-wind storm on its way late Dec. 11 to early Dec. 12

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 4:00PM updated at 7:22PM

The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan on Dec. 11. Both shelters will open Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. and remain open until Dec. 12 at 7 a.m. The shelters are at Bremerton Food Line, 1600 12th St., Bremerton; and North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, 26642 Miller Bay Road NE, Kingston. For information on getting to a shelter, call 211.

Poulsbo mayor makes the case for more taxes, fees

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson made a case for raising utility rates and implementing new taxes at the City Council's Dec. 10 meeting.

Brian Carter excels with Washington blends | Kitsap Week

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 4:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: Carter’s focus is on blends, and today he crafts no fewer than 10 different wines.

Take a trip to a local, old-fashioned Christmas | Kitsap Week

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 4:56PM

The Kitsap Historical Society and Museum is again presenting Old Mill Town Christmas on Dec. 14, beginning at 4 p.m.

The Book End | Kitsap Week

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 4:52PM

Northwest author Randall Platt will sign copies of her newest book, "Incommunicado" on Dec. 14, 2-4 p.m. at the Silverdale Barnes & Noble.

Poets' Corner | Kitsap Week

  • Dec 13, 2014 at 1:00PM

This week’s poem is by the late Bob McAllister who taught theater to generations of Bainbridge islanders, directed more than 100 plays and was engrained in the local arts scene.

Berry-Maraist’s last day on council: Jan. 21

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 4:46PM

By establishing that date, the city can now move forward with advertising for her replacement.

Scarlet Road offers a path away from sex trade

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The third of four stories in a North Kitsap Herald special holiday series, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. Scarlett Road assists women leaving exploitation and human trafficking.

Disabled 105-foot boat beached at Lemolo

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 4:28PM

The Queen of Sheba, a 105-foot boat, has been blown about Liberty Bay in high winds since Dec. 9. It is currently beach on the shore of Lemolo.

Breakfast is served: Main Street Cafe opens

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 3:47PM

The Main Street Cafe celebrated its grand opening on Dec. 11. Its soft opening was on Nov. 29. The cafe is owned by Darren Gurnee, owner of the Main Street Ale House.

KHS wrestlers go 3-14 against PA

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 3:03PM

The Kingston Buccaneers were marred by forfeits and pins in their first conference wrestling meet of the season, against the Port Angeles Roughriders on Dec. 10.

Bucs, Vikes meet for first conference basketball games

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 3:01PM

The first conference game for the Kingston Buccaneers and North Kitsap Vikings will also be a rivalry game.

Edmonds-Kingston ferry route reduced capacity begins Dec. 12

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 7:33AM

The 144-vehicle Hyak will temporarily replace the 188-vehicle Walla Walla on the Edmonds-Kingston ferry route Dec. 12 through Dec. 16.

Quick thinking leads to arrest of fraud suspects

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 7:20AM

Thanks to smart and quick thinking by our police, many businesses were saved from potential losses. My sincerest thanks to our police force.

Body found on Kingston beach

  • Dec 9, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Dec 10, 2014 at 9:59AM

A man's body was discovered on a beach between Indianola and Kingston on the afternoon of Dec. 9.

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