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Ideas to make this summer the most memorable yet

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 13, 2015 at 4:19PM

Here's a list of things to try this summer in order to make it one for the books.

Stay clear of orcas, Sheriff's Office says

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 9:15PM

Residents concerned that boats and personal watercraft may have floated too close to a pod of orcas in Dyes Inlet June 12 called 911 to report the potential problem. The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is advising folks to leave the animals alone.

John C. Stennis Strike Group completes fleet synthetic training exercise

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 10:39AM

BREMERTON – USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSG) completed Fleet Synthetic Training-Joint Exercise (FST-J), June 5 while in their homeport of Bremerton.

Siblings vie for world soap box title

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:36AM

Katie and Quinny Stuart qualified for the 2015 FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby Championship in Akron, Ohio.

World Cup sparks patriotism in Poulsbo | Fans on the Ferry

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:30AM

After moving to Poulsbo, Jason Santiago found a passion for soccer and loves watching the World Cup.

Norberg family ‘overwhelmed’ by support

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:25AM

Head-on crash survivor expected to be at event June 13 at Village Green

A standard for future cleanups in Puget Sound | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 11, 2015 at 5:41AM

We are excited to see the initiation of the final Port Gamble Bay cleanup plan. It is historic on several levels.

For Poulsbo resident, June 20 is more than a birthday

  • Jun 10, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 1:13PM

On June 20, 1942, in a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, Perry Ann Porter Brown was born. A birth may seem like an ordinary occurrence. But this story is different because, for Brown, June 20 is more than a birthday. June 20 has been a magnet, drawing others who share June 20 birthdays to her like bees to nectar.

New allies in killer whale recovery? Orcas adopted by Obama girls

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 4:12PM

Presented to the president as gifts for his daughters, the orca adoptions are intended to help raise the profile of the plight of the Southern resident killer whales and underscore how breaching four dams on the Lower Snake River is the swiftest course of action to provide the endangered population with a greater abundance of food, Chinook salmon.

Poulsbo's former police station may become apartments

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 11:27AM

A purchase offer has been made for the former police station on Hostmark Street, and Mayor Becky Erickson said the prospective buyers may build apartments at the site.

Summer school helps students get ahead, avoid the 'slump'

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jun 7, 2015 at 7:28AM

Summer school in the North Kitsap School District starts at the end of June, and there's a lot more to look forward to than in the past.

Local canoe families will journey to Muckleshoot | 2015 Canoe Journey

  • May 31, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 6, 2015 at 5:57AM

Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish canoe families will join other indigenous nations from the eastern Salish Sea in a Canoe Journey to Golden Gardens Park in Ballard. Canoe families will arrive at Golden Gardens Park on Aug. 5 and will be hosted by the Muckleshoot Tribe. The first stop in this journey will be July 30 at Birch Bay, followed on July 31 at Lummi Nation, Aug. 1 at Samish Nation, Aug. 2 at Swinomish, Aug. 3 at Tulalip, Aug. 4 at Suquamish, and Aug. 5 at Golden Gardens.

Poulsbo Village Albertsons will close in a month; 60 employees affected

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 3:18PM

The Albertsons supermarket in Poulsbo Village will close in about a month, the company’s district manager announced to employees early June 5. Ryan Helton, operations specialist for Safeway’s Tacoma district, said he expects all store employees to find employment within other stores in the company.

More than $3,000 raised for Morrow Manor

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Girls Night Out planning committee and the Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association offer a huge thanks to all those who participated in the ninth annual Girls Night Out on May 6.

They helped get the job done right

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 8:00AM

Not only did they accomplish more in that two hours that I thought was humanly possible, but their children picked up trash that had gotten into narrow spaces, and did a thorough job of getting the Shop-Vac down into the crevasses of the pavilion floor — something I am sure has never been done.

CB's Nuts: From small-town hobby to big-time business

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 6:00AM

As Kitsap County’s peanut king and the namesake of CB’s Nuts, Clark Bowen’s life revolves around nuts. And what started out as a hobby for him is now a stable business venture that can boast of sales of more than 100 tons of in-shell peanuts and 173 tons of peanut butter annually.

Windermere employees spruce up local parks as part of Community Service Day | Photos

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 1:03PM

Every year, Windermere Real Estate offices nationwide closes their offices for one day to help make a positive difference in their communities. Today — June 5 — is that day

Motorcyclist injured in high-speed crash on Big Valley Road

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 1:09PM

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with possible critical injuries after a crash on the 26000 block of Big Valley Road, shortly after 10 p.m. June 4.

Sounders fans from day one | Fans on the ferry

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 8:56AM

Weekly features about Seattle sport fans this side of Puget Sound

In the U.S., ice cream is the new coffee

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 1:05PM

Mora Iced Creamery opens production plant, is expanding.

North Kitsap grad travels Rio Grande

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:40AM

Colin McDonald, a North Kitsap High School graduate, spent seven months traveling and studying the Rio Grande river and why its slowly disappearing.

One transported with possible injuries after collision on Highway 305

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 2:23PM

A pickup truck driver was transported to Harrison Medical Center and a light pole toppled onto the roadway in a collision near the Longhouse Texaco on Highway 305, shortly after noon June 3.

North Kitsap girls tennis place second in state tournament

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 2, 2015 at 11:46AM

The North Kitsap High School girls tennis team finished in second place in the 2A state tennis tournament held in Seattle May 29-30.

A top salute for local ace fighter pilot

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 11:35AM

John T. “Mike” Wolf of Hansville among those awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s highest civilian honor

Poulsbo mayor wants contractors to 'tidy up' their construction sites

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 11:05AM

Erickson: 'At the end of the day, they can take 10 minutes, pick up, clean up, tidy up, make sure the trash is taken out. That's just being neighborly.'

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