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Hollywood seeks 'Nightingale' | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 29, 2015 at 11:00AM

In less than two months since that Feb. 3 release, TriStar Pictures has optioned to make the film version of the book, which follows two sisters’ different paths in France during World War II.

Masonic lodge to remain in longtime home

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Mar 25, 2015 at 2:54PM

Despite beginning to act in 2012 on plans to build a new lodge just outside Poulsbo , the lodge has remained in the building its occupied for 95 years — and will continue to do so for the time being.

Welcome the whales: As grays and orcas make their way through Puget Sound, sighting opportunities are plentiful

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 6:00PM

South Whidbey residents will have plenty of opportunities to spy a whale in the coming months as the grays and orcas make their may through the sound.

Woman reportedly steps out of moving car, is injured

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 2:02PM

Emergency crews responded to a call on Indianola Road on March 23 for a woman who was hit by a car, but arrived to discover that the woman was injured when she stepped out of the vehicle as it was moving.

State Transportation Commission seeks public input on proposed Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rate increase

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 11:09AM

Toll customers and other interested persons will have a number of opportunities to comment on the Washington State Transportation Commission’s toll rate proposal for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Journalists share stories of covering Oso tragedy in new video

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 2:41PM

Last month, students from Washington State University traveled to Oso and Darrington with journalists from The Daily Herald, the North Kitsap Herald's sister newspaper in Everett. The students, who are journalism and media production majors at The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, documented the Daily Herald's coverage of the community as the anniversary of the tragic mudslide approached.

Linda Joyce, former executive director of Kitsap YWCA, dies | Passages

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 10:19AM

Linda Joyce, former executive director of the Kitsap YWCA, succumbed to her battle with cancer late March 22. Her son was with her at Martha & Mary in Poulsbo. Joyce was 62.

Tempranillo pouring across the Northwest | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 22, 2015 at 12:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: As far as the region’s history goes, the Pacific Northwest has little in the way of growing Tempranillo, the noble red grape of Spain’s Rioja region. But our region’s grape growers and winemakers are quick learners.

The art and joy of bird watching | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 12:00PM

Surveys in the report found that one in five Americans has an active interest in bird watching. For most, it starts with the simple aesthetic pleasure of enjoying the grace and beauty of birds and sharing the experience with family and friends.

Kitsap's own cycling event | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 9:55AM

Inaugural Viking Tour cycling event planned for 2015 Viking Fest, with three routes offered up to 65 miles. It will be the first locally organized event of its kind.

Downtown landmark is now ‘Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion’

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 3:35PM

Downtown Poulsbo's Kvelstad Pavilion will be renamed the Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion.

The rise of Yoga Mosaics | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 9:00AM

Port Orchard woman turns meditative art into mosaic business.

Officer to be posted at Poulsbo schools

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Poulsbo City Council has approved a plan to place a police officer in North Kitsap schools.

Pump track coming to Little Valley Road

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 3:42PM

Little Valley field will become a pump track for bikes, but the Diamond Dusters softball league that was vying for the site didn't walked away empty handed.

Pho T&N: Popular Poulsbo Vietnamese restaurant expanding

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 18, 2015 at 12:43PM

When Trinh Nguyen agreed to help her parents in their restaurant for a year after she graduated from high school, she never thought she'd still be there 10 years later. And she never dreamed that the restaurant would be expanding.

NKSD hires new principal for Poulsbo Middle School, director of learning support, director of student support

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 18, 2015 at 10:46AM

The North Kitsap School Board hired a new principal for Poulsbo Middle School on March 12, as well as a district director of learning support and a director of student support.

Purser, Mabe elected to Suquamish Tribal Council; Mills reelected

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 6:17PM

Rich Purser was elected to the position 1 council seat, vacated by Irene Carper, who chose not to run. Sammy Mabe defeated incumbent Bardow Lewis and other candidates for the position 2 seat in the March 15 election. Council member Luther "Jay" Mills, position 3, was reelected.

Task force studying region's transportation future

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 12:09PM

Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman has been named to the Transportation Futures Task Force, which is studying the central Puget Sound region's long-term transportation needs and funding for solutions.

Kvelstad Pavilion may become Bill Austin Pavilion

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 10:20AM

A group of residents has proposed renaming Kvelstad Pavilion in honor of Bill Austin.

State’s largest wildfire disaster captures lawmakers' attention | 2015 Session

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 9:33AM

A bill would allow private citizens to enter onto private or public land to fight wildfires if they believe the fire poses an immediate danger and their efforts would stop or slow its spread

COURT: County violated former deputy fire marshal's veterans employment rights

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 17, 2015 at 9:22AM

A jury for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington found Kitsap County liable for violating the rights of a returning service member

A way to honor education’s best and brightest | In Our Opinion

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 3:16PM

So the story goes, the Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award Foundation was founded in the 1980s after several local school levies failed at the polls. The idea behind the foundation: Let voters know about the good work that teachers do, what they are doing to prepare young people for life, how they meet the challenges of teaching amid economic, political and social changes, their place in the circle of American life: that well-educated students means a more competitive workforce and engaged citizenry, which means a healthier economy and stronger communities.

Students help school foundation spread the word about grants

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 12:13PM

When thinking of ways to share the work the North Kitsap Schools Foundation helps fund, Shannon Singleton thought a video showcasing the projects would be a good idea. And who better to produce the video than two students the foundation helps support?

Crash victims recovering; daughter discharged from hospital

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 11:52AM

The condition of two people injured in a car crash March 11 is improving. James Norberg, 53, of Kingston, and his 14-year-old daughter were admitted to Harborview Medical Center after a head-on-collision on Highway 104 and Parcells Road.

Youth suicide: Seminar will teach prevention methods

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 11:24AM

There have been two reported suicides among North Kitsap School District students this year, and four in the past five years, according to the school district. The district will host seminars on March 24 to, hopefully, prevent future youth suicides.

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