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Poulsbo Historical Society & Museum seeks items from the Great War

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 11:06AM

One hundred years ago, many countries were engaged in the “War to End All Wars.” The Poulsbo Historical Society wants to remember the local men and women who served at home or abroad during the Great War.

State disciplines local health care providers

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 10:16AM

The state Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in Kitsap.

Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce awards banquet Jan. 24 at Kiana Lodge

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 9:51AM

The Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce’s annual President’s Gala and Community Awards Banquet is Jan. 24, 6-9 p.m., at Kiana Lodge. Call 360-779-4999. The chamber will install its leadership for 2015. Awards will be presented to the Young Leader of the Year, Emerging Business of the Year, Organization of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Business of the Year, Person of the Year

Public lands’ surplus water rights could aid farmers, communities

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:43PM

Farmers, private businesses and neighboring communities could have more access to water if legislators succeed in requiring state agencies to lease surplus water rights on public land.

Kingston man injured in rollover crash

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:39PM

Icy conditions are thought to have contributed to a one-car rollover crash that destroyed the vehicle and sent a local man to the hospital early Jan. 21.

Elections could get cheaper, fewer | The Petri Dish

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 3:46PM

Lawmakers are looking at ways to make the election process cheaper for voters, easier to see who is funding campaigns, and harder to run initiatives with financial consequences. Holding fewer elections, paying the postage on mail-in ballots and new disclosure rules for pop-up political committees are among the ideas put forth thus far this session.

School district budget survey is online

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 2:50PM

The North Kitsap School District is seeking input from the community and district employees for the 2015-16 operating budget.

Sequim, Port Angeles gymnasts set bests in Poulsbo

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 9:55AM

With just a few meets to go in the season, the combined Sequim/Port Angeles gymnastics squad posted the team’s best team point total for the season as they topped Kingston Jan. 16 in Poulsbo.

Delays expected for three weeks of Agate Pass Bridge work

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 5:38PM

Travel will be reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic for 21 days between Feb. 9-28 while crews from the Washington state Department of Transportation (WSDOT) clean the bridge. The bridge will be down to a single lane from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Proposal: Public money to help clean up private property

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 5:21PM

Washington legislators are considering a proposal that would take money from a fund used to clean up hazardous waste and give it to private landowners to clean up trash left behind by hunters and other visitors.

Activists hold mock funeral for Earth, block entrance to Bangor base

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 3:38PM

Activists from a local peace group blocked the main gate and staged a mock funeral at the Navy’s West Coast Trident nuclear submarine base in an act of civil resistance to nuclear weapons, Jan. 17. More than 60 people participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr's life and legacy with a vigil outside the main gate at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.

Four candidates for appointment to City Council will be interviewed Jan. 28

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 3:24PM

Four Poulsbo residents are candidates for appointment to the City Council seat being vacated by Linda Berry-Maraist. The Poulsbo City Council will meet Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. to interview each candidate; the special meeting is open to the public. The council will deliberate after the interviews and could vote to appoint the new council member at that time. The term ends after the results of the Nov. 3 general election are certified.

Kingston Severe Weather Shelter volunteer training Jan. 26

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 10:30AM

Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management and Kingston Cares will present a training session for volunteers at Kingston's Severe Weather Shelter, Jan. 26, 7-9 p.m. Training will take place at the Kingston Community Center, 11212 Highway 104.

Bucs outpace Vikes in rivalry win | Girls basketball

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 3:29PM

Kingston's Drew Clark led the Buccaneers to a 56-43 win over the North Kitsap Vikings Jan. 16.

Vikings oust Bucs in rivalry match | Boys basketball

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 3:08PM

Cole Rabedeaux returned to the Kingston High School basketball court not as a Buccaneer, but a Viking.

'Quackers’: Meet the port's newest celebrity resident

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 2:11PM

The Muscovy duck can be seen at the Port of Kingston most days.

New ferries’ chief sails toward reform | 2015 Session

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 1:39PM

Washington’s new ferries chief, Lynne Griffith, is plunging into reforms that aim to set the state’s troubled ferry system on the right course. In making her debut comments to the Legislature last week, Griffith called America’s largest ferry system “a marine culture that is rich with history and tradition,” but critically in need of changes and strong legislative support.

Like the Hawks, Kellys are going to their second consecutive Super Bowl

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 12:43PM

The Kelly family’s route to their second consecutive Super Bowl matches that of the Seahawks — they did what they had to do, didn’t lose confidence, and everything fell into place. The Kellys — Kimberly and Scott — won the season-ticket holder lottery for the second year in a row and are going to Super Bowl XLIX.

Kingston's Tangen, Leigh place third in Matman Classic | Wrestling

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 12:42PM

Two Buccaneers took third place after hard-fought matches during the 38th Matman Classic at Central Kitsap High School Jan. 17.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day | Cartoon of the Day

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 11:25AM

It's the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring the late civil rights leader (1929-1968).

'Beast Mode' breakdown | Road to the Super Bowl

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 9:49AM

When the Seattle Seahawks acquired Marshawn Lynch in 2010, they didn’t just get a running back, they got an identity. Over the past five seasons, Lynch has not only been one of the NFL's best backs, he has also helped define the physical, smash-mouth style that brought Seattle its first Super Bowl title.

The Seahawks' stunning NFC Championship win | Photo gallery

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:29AM

By our colleagues Kevin Clark and Genna Martin of the Daily Herald in Everett

Eric F. Billmark | Passages

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 10:25AM

Eric F. Billmark of Poulsbo passed away on Dec. 14. He was 81. A memorial service is scheduled Jan. 31, 1 p.m., at Vinland Lutheran Church. A reception will follow.

‘We just kept believing’: A look back at one wild, crazy game | NFC Championship

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 6:55AM

Just how crazy was this game? If not for a touchdown pass from a punter to a backup offensive tackle, the Seahawks don’t win. If not for a pass on a two-point conversion that had the hang time of a punt, the Seahawks don’t win. If not for an onside kick going right through the hands of Packers tight end Brandon Bostick and off his helmet to Matthews, the Seahawks don’t win.

Wind storm pummels region; widespread outages reported

  • Jan 18, 2015 at 10:24AM

A wind storm pummeled the region late Jan. 17 and early Jan. 18, knocking power out to an estimated 90,000 homes and businesses in Puget Sound.

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