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Pumpkin pickin' fun | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 11:16AM

October is meant for finding just the right pumpkin, trying your hand at a corn maze and taking part in a variety of other fun-on-the-farm activities.

Garth Nix comes to Poulsbo | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

Best-selling fantasy author Garth Nix visits Kitsap on Oct. 21.

Haunted fairgrounds returns to Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 11:05AM

A floor creaks in an empty Port Gamble room. Voices of ancient fisherman whisper in the fog over Liberty Bay. Terrors haunt Bainbridge Island where an old woman tries to sell non-organic, non-local, GMO food — in a plastic bag! But the frights at Kitsap's fairgrounds are far worse.

Stars Over Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 12:00PM

A primer on lunar eclipses and what it means in astrology, with Kitsap Week's astrologer Suzanne O'Clair.

Climate change and birds | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Audubon scientists conclude that global warming is the number one threat to our birds.

Overlake Medical Center VP named president of Harrison Medical Center

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:46AM

CHI Franciscan Health announced Oct. 16 that David Schultz has been named the new president for Harrison Medical Center. Schultz has been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Overlake Medical Center, a 349-bed hospital located in Bellevue. He will start Dec. 15.

Broadband company aims for Poulsbo foothold

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:44AM

Astound Broadband has applied to install new fiber optic cable through Poulsbo's core.

Rate hike would hurt seniors, others

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

13 percent may sound minimal to the City Council, however, it is not minimal to seniors on a fixed income or to low-income residents.

I-594 a step toward disarming citizens

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Regarding Initiative I-594: Kitsap County Prosecutor Russell Hauge advocates for the initiative’s passage on television. Yet according to the Central Kitsap Reporter, Sept. 16, 2010, it gets difficult to trust Mr. Hauge, as he has pursued legal action against the Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club, repeatedly attempting to shut down that business.

I-594: Fewer guns in dangerous hands

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

As a mother, grandmother and person of faith, I am voting for I-594 for expanded background checks for gun purchases and transfers in Washington. I urge others to do the same.

Supports Streissguth for County Commission

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Which candidate for county commissioner will best serve the needs of Kitsap County? We now have Linda Streissguth, who stepped away from a six-figure job with Puget Sound Energy, bringing to public service decades of management-level experience on issues before our commissioners. Her skills are a valued component of the combined strengths our commissioners must bring to the table.

Supports Streissguth for County Commission

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:24AM

It’s a simple message: Why change when you’ve already got the best? Linda Streissguth is an excellent county commissioner who works collaboratively and effectively for change. Most importantly, she has everyday commitment and staying power to see things through. Her opponent doesn’t.

Supports Streissguth for County Commission

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:23AM

A recent letter to the editor penned by Mike Gustafson states, “Ed Wolfe strongly opposes Title V and may be able to convince one other commissioner of Title V’s insanity.” Two things are very troubling about this statement.

Judges support Bradley for District Court

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:21AM

We urge the citizens of Kitsap County to vote for Claire Bradley for Department 1 of Kitsap County District Court.

Supports Andrews for county assessor

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:20AM

I’ve known Paul Andrews for just shy of 20 years and can say without a doubt this is the person who would bring competency and energy to the office of Kitsap County Assessor.

Top wines from the Great NW Invitational | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Great Northwest Wine: The Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition, staged Oct. 8-9 at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel, is the only judging in which wine professionals nominate and then evaluate the entries.

Celebration of life Nov. 8 for Hal Hoover, retired educator and former Poulsbo mayor | Passages

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 4:06PM

According to people who knew him, there will be a lot to celebrate. “You won’t find anybody who doesn’t have a Hal story,” said Walt Elliott, a Kingston port commissioner and volunteer for many causes.

Sell the votes | Cartoon of the Day

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 3:12PM

The cartoon for Oct. 16 is by Larry Wright, Cagle Cartoons.

Vikings football continues to conquer | Sports updates

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:19PM

The North Kitsap Vikings continued their unbeaten campaign with a 48-24 win over the Bremerton Knights Oct. 10.

Buccaneers have strong showing at PT Invite | Cross country

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:16PM

The Kingston Buccaneers showed improvement with a first- place team finish at the league meet at Port Townsend on Oct. 15.

Poulsbo physician wins Poulsbo marathon

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:14PM

Poulsbo physician Gilbert Ondusko represented his hometown with a first-place finish in the Poulsbo Marathon Oct. 12.

Back to drawing board on code-enforcement chapter of county code

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 15, 2014 at 9:39AM

Prosecuting Attorney Russell D. Hauge said Oct. 10 that provisions of a draft code-enforcement chapter in the county code are unconstitutional. Speaking at a candidates forum at the Hansville Community Center, Hauge said the Department of Community Development "didn't follow proper procedure" and submit the draft Title V to his department for legal review before it was circulated. Hauge said some of the provisions "violate the state and federal constitutions."

Students' global project focused on fighting Ebola

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:42PM

The death toll from the Ebola virus numbered 4,447 as of Oct. 14, according to the World Health Organization. Students at North Kitsap High School are doing what they can to help West Africa fight the virus. A donation drive will take place at the high school Oct. 13-24 for Children of the Nations, a nonprofit based in Silverdale.

Education policy discussion Oct. 16 at Clearwater resort

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:54PM

Technology is transforming student learning and achievement, but is state education policy keeping up?

‘Wilderness Vets’ meeting Oct. 15 in Suquamish

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:54PM

The Wilderness Vets Foundation’s next meetup is scheduled on Oct. 15, 7-9 p.m., at Suquamish United Church of Christ, 18732 Division Ave. NE, Suquamish.

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