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Smart devices | Cartoon of the Day

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 1:42PM

The Cartoon for Sept. 11 is by John Darkow, CagleCartoons.

Keyport Fest returns to the bay side town Sept. 20

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 1:32PM

The community of Keyport will host a small-town festival on Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with local bands, a car show, drawings, and food and craft vendors.

Supreme Court finds state Legislature in contempt

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 12:49PM

The state Supreme Court on Thursday found the state Legislature in contempt for not producing a detailed plan for funding public schools but won’t immediately punish lawmakers.

Adult charged for threatening witness in Smiley case

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 11:27AM

Sebastian Khalil Carroll, 19, was arrested at the Bremerton Department of Corrections Office Sept. 10. He is being held on $100,000 bail and escape from community custody.

Meet Kilo, Poulsbo's newest police officer

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 8:17AM

Poulsbo’s newest addition to its police force understands German, has run a marathon, and expects to retire in 12 years.

Four arrested on suspicion of harassment in school-threat investigation

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 10, 2014 at 6:23AM

All four people were arrested for allegedly making threats to harm witnesses in connection with the investigation into Smiley’s alleged threats against Kingston High School

Franciscan Health System to be renamed CHI Franciscan Health

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 4:27PM

Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners will keep their names

Driver receives infraction in fatal Bangor crash

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 3:52PM

Trooper Russ Winger, spokesman for Washington State Patrol, which investigated the July 23 crash, said investigators could find no evidence that the driver was negligent. The Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney’s office declined to prosecute.

Former Kingston High School student charged with felony harassment 'for making threats to kill'

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 9:21AM

A former Kingston High School student was charged in District Court on Sept. 8 with felony harassment for making threats to “shoot up” the school. Matthew Allen Smiley, 18, was arrested the morning of Sept. 5 at his Kingston home. He was arrested for felony harassment and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. He was formally charged in District Court with “felony harassment for making threats to kill.”

Bar Code | Cartoon of the Day

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

The cartoon for Sept. 10 is by Bill Day, Cagle Cartoons.

Community breakfast proceeds will go to mental health services, crisis line

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 8:39AM

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighters and staff are inviting the public to join them in marking the solemn anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at a free community breakfast on Thursday from 7–10 a.m.

Suquamish Tribe to submit proposal for new Washington state ferry name

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 4:43PM

The Suquamish Tribe is requesting the Washington State Transportation Commission consider naming the new 144-car ferry Suquamish, to recognize the maritime history of the Suquamish people, the significant role the Tribe has played in the history of Washington state, and to commemorate the historical importance of the Suquamish waterfront to the Mosquito Fleet routes in the Central Puget Sound.

Vikings crush Spartans in season opener | Football

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:05PM

The Bainbridge Spartans fell to the North Kitsap Vikings varsity football team during the non-conference season opener Sept. 5.

Mari Lynn McKinstry Lazur | Passages

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 2:41PM

Mari Lynn McKinstry Lazur passed away on Aug. 28 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was initially diagnosed in April 2012. After seven surgeries, three chemotherapy agents, radiation, two clinical trials, her fight ended. She passed away peacefully under the care of hospice and her beloved husband and mother.

Fire destroys fifth-wheel trailer on Bond Road farm

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 2:31PM

Pat Martinson watched as firefighters sprayed water on what had once been a fifth-wheel trailer nestled among a stand of trees on her Bond Road farm, Sept. 8. She was glad her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Denahe and T.J. Bresser, were safe. The Bressers’ Australian shepherd too. But she regretted the couple’s setback. “They’ve been trying so hard to get ahead,” she said. “It’s going to be tough on them.”

Media Pushes Toward War | Cartoon of the Day

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

The cartoon for Sept. 9 is by Daryl Cagle,

Digital Privacy | Cartoon of the Day

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 12:04PM

The cartoon for Sept. 8 is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.

Agate Pass Bridge presentation Sept. 9 at Poulsbo City Hall

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 8:09AM

1950: Charles Schulz introduced the Peanuts comic strip. The first nonstop transatlantic jet flight was made in 10 hours and 1 minute. The first successful kidney transplant was performed at Loyola University. And a steel truss cantilever bridge was built across Agate Pass, connecting Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula.

Charles Orbin Brand | Passages

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Chuck served our country for 22 years in the United States Army, from March 1958 to October 1980, and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He earned several medals and recognitions, including the Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, Korean Expeditionary Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal. After his retirement from the Army, he worked at the Trident Refit Facility at Bangor Naval Base in Kitsap County from June 1985 to December 1999.

School threat suspect scheduled to be in court Sept. 8

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 8:08AM

An 18-year-old Kingston man is expected to make an initial appearance in Kitsap County District Court at 3 p.m. Sept. 8 on allegations he threatened violence against Kingston High School. The suspect was booked into Kitsap County Jail on charges of felony harassment and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. Total bail was set at $200,000.

July 4 fatal-crash reports could go to prosecutor by Sept. 12

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 5:15PM

Reports related to the July 4 fatal collision between a North Kitsap Fire & Rescue engine and a Yamaha scooter could be forwarded to the Kitsap County prosecutor’s office by Sept. 12.

Former Kingston High School student arrested for alleged threat

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 3:41PM

A former Kingston High School student was arrested Sept. 5 after two men told school staff the student was angry at the school and had access to weapons. The school contacted the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office at 3 p.m., Sept. 4 after the two men told school staff members of the perceived threat. Deputies responded and asked detectives to assist.

Business Profile: Thor’s Hammer and Needle

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 2:05PM

Thor's Hammer and Needle, voted best tattoo shop in the 2014 Best of North Kitsap, is nearing four years of business in Poulsbo's oldest building.

Eglon man returns to court Sept. 12 on injury hit and run charge

  • Sep 7, 2014 at 1:00PM

A Universal Life Church minister who once ran for Eglon Port Commission is scheduled to return to court on an injury hit and run charge Sept. 12, 8:30 a.m., in Kitsap County District Court room 201. Marcus G. Croman’s retired ambulance-turned-Kingston Rescue Mission vehicle allegedly struck a pedestrian on Suquamish Way near Highway 305 and left the scene July 2.

Downtown hotel, maritime museum, spill cause among top stories

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 12:32PM

You'll see the old city hall demolished just before construction of the hotel begins downtown. A maritime museum is proposed in the Marine Science Center building. A fuel spill at Port of Kingston occurred during a transfer of fuel. Those are among the top stories in the Sept. 5 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

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