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Shoppers with a cause: Girls Night Out will benefit Morrow Manor

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:41PM

The number of women seeking to escape domestic violence in Kitsap County exceeds the number of places for them to escape to. That’s why the local Rotary Club and YWCA of Kitsap are building Morrow Manor in Poulsbo, nestled around a park in a forested setting, where women and children can live while they rebuild their lives.

In mourning, a lot of life to celebrate

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:51AM

Ron Lee was a mechanic. He flew small airplanes. He was a fly fisherman. He rode a Harley. He played the harmonica and banjo and sang. He was an artist. He even did flower arranging. “He was a really fascinating guy,” said Amy Geil, who worked for Lee in the North Kitsap School District’s transportation department. “He was a true renaissance man. He was able to do so many things, and he was good at all of them.”

Bainbridge man's Everest team evacuated to Base Camp

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 10:07AM

A team led by a Bainbridge man was evacuated by helicopter to Base Camp on Mount Everest on April 27, two days after a 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal, killing thousands below and triggering an avalanche that killed the team’s medic and several others.

Schwan, of Kingston, finishes Boston Marathon in 3:31:55

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

Tenille Schwan, 36, of Kingston finished in the top half of runners in the 119th Boston Marathon, April 20. Four hours later, she and her fiance, Ik Icard, were on a plane to Mexico to be married.

Ardis Morrow: Dedicated to ending the plague of domestic violence | Building Community

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:19AM

There was a time when child-protection laws required the abused child be removed from the home. A traumatic situation became worse for the confused, scared child who then lost any stability he or she once had. Today, the perpetrator is removed and the child can remain. This is just one of the ways that Ardis Morrow has had a hand in making the world trustworthy for our children.

Bill Austin: Dedicated to a more beautiful Poulsbo | Building Community

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:17AM

It’s hard to miss his influence in Little Norway. If it is beautiful, if it is unique, if it is awesome, chances are “Poulsbo’s best friend” — Bill Austin — has had a hand in it.

Public celebration May 2 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park | Building Community

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:20AM

Bill Austin is widely credited with making Poulsbo a more beautiful and enjoyable place to visit and live. Ardis Morrow has successfully lobbied for laws that help protect children from domestic violence and has established transitional homes for domestic violence survivors.

Four injured in three-car collision on 307 at Minder Road

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 7:44AM

Four people were injured in a three-car collision on Highway 307 at Minder Road, 4.5 miles north of Poulsbo, April 26.

Marley's Ghost to haunt Treehouse Cafe for one-night-only concert event

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 12:22PM

Possibly the best kept secret in American music, renowned West Coast performers Marley's Ghost will be on Bainbridge to perform a special one-night-only concert event at Lynwood's Treehouse Cafe 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in celebration of their upcoming new album "The Woodstock Sessions."

Relay For Life: Making strides against cancer | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:18PM

Relay For Life of North Kitsap begins 6 p.m. July 10 and continues into July 11 at North Kitsap Stadium, 1780 NE Hostmark St., Poulsbo. Every year, this event raises tens of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society. As you read this, 20 teams of North Kitsap people like you are raising money in a variety of ways for Relay for Life.

'Building Community,' Festival of the Arts, Q&A with police chief among top stories

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 12:15PM

A May 2 event celebrates community service — and two special local lives. The North Kitsap Festival of the Arts gives local students a chance to shine. Port Gamble S'Klallam Police Chief Samuel White talks about his goals for his department. Those are among the top stories in the April 24 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

Festival of the arts gives students 'an opportunity to really shine'

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 4:42PM

The North Kitsap School District Festival of the Arts will be held 5-8 p.m. April 29 at Kingston Middle School, and will include art by students in every district school.

Roller derby league at home in new rink

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:00AM

Haeley Nunley of Northwest Derby Company said her group moved to Skateland in Bremerton

Q&A: Port Gamble S’Klallam Police Chief Samuel White

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 5:24PM

Samuel White, a member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, joined the Port Gamble S’Klallam Police Department as chief of police on Oct. 22. Recently, White talked to the North Kitsap Herald about his new job and his goals for the department.

Bainbridge teachers make plans to join statewide strike

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 4:31PM

Bainbridge teachers may join other educators from across the state in a one-day walkout to protest the Legislature's inadequate funding of public schools.

Poulsbo, Bremerton team up for prosecutor services

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 4:31PM

The Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement for prosecution services with the City of Bremerton April 15, and approved Mayor Becky Erickson's appointment of city risk manager Kylie Purves as city prosecutor, effective May 1.

Elementary students build underwater vehicles for science

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 4:00AM

With the help of their teacher Mike Hickam and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard engineer and education outreach coordinator Corinne Beach, the class designed and built Remote Operated Vehicles, or ROVs, for underwater use.

Suquamish Police equips its officers with Naloxone

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 4:00AM

Department is second in state to use life-saving tool for victims of opioid overdoses.

Bell reported stolen from St. Olaf’s Church

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 4:00AM

The bell, donated to the church as a 40-year anniversary gift, according to the police report, was taken sometime between 9 a.m. March 23 and 10 a.m. March 24.

Village Green Community Center project begins May 3

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 11:06AM

A dream is about to become reality. At 4 p.m. May 3, the Village Green Foundation will turn the first shovels of dirt to symbolically usher in the start of construction of the long-awaited 23,000-square-foot Village Green Community Center.

Special sections: YWCA's Women of Achievement, Earth Day 2015

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 11:02AM

Another strong year for KHS boys soccer team. One more step for 55-acre project. Homework Club helps students prep for tests and complete projects. The Village Green Community Center Project begins on May 3. Those are the top stories in the April 17 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

Remembering Bataan

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Quinten Alvord, Marietta R. Barrios, Bonnie Sorci, Gwen Barrios Alvord, and Pablo Lozano, from left, take part in a wreath-laying ceremony during the Bataan Remembrance Day Ceremony at Bataan Park in East Bremerton on April 11.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

State Superintendent releases complete plan to fully fund basic education

  • Apr 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

OLYMPIA — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn released a complete plan to fulfill Washington’s constitutional responsibility to fully fund basic education. The plan would ensure that every student in the state has an equal opportunity to a basic education.

Bond/305 neighborhood site plan could be submitted soon

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Apr 16, 2015 at 11:03AM

The neighborhood — 540 senior and family apartments on 46 acres, a community center, a park with pedestrian paths, a swimming pool, and a retail center — is proposed on 55 acres. Edward Rose & Sons owns the property; the project was approved by the City Council in 2011. At the time, it was estimated that the neighborhood would boost Poulsbo’s population by 10 percent.

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