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Four firsts, four seconds for dive club at B.C. meet

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 12:56PM

Members of the Bainbridge Island Dive Club, which includes divers from Kingston and Poulsbo, won four firsts and four seconds at the British Columbia Winter Provincial Championships, Feb. 20-22 at Vancouver Aquatic Centre.

Local Girl Scout collecting books for school in Sierra Leone

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Martha Rabura, a junior at Kingston High School and candidate for the highest rank in Girl Scouts, is starting a library at Mallory Jansen Memorial School in Banta, Sierra Leone.

Super win for ‘Super Jeep’

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 12:51PM

Alaska’s top off-road racers are from Poulsbo, Kingston

Q&A: Wrestling champion Peyton Reece

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Kingston High School junior Peyton Reece, 17, winner of the state wrestling championship (125) on Feb. 21, chatted with the Herald about subjects ranging from Krispy Kremes to special post-title treatment at home (not!).

USS Ranger sails toward the scrapyard

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:19PM

Aircraft carrier that was decommissioned in 1993 headed to International Shipbreaking at Brownsville, Texas.

Dreams take flight: Local paramotoring enthusiasts take to the skies | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:16PM

I got an offer of a flight, with one caveat: Those present would not be responsible for any resulting addiction. Soon I was gliding 1,500 feet above Poulsbo, my harness attached with carabiners to the frame of this 75-pound machine, nothing between me and the open air but my clothing. And, hopefully, my guardian angel.

At least 1 injured in SUV crash on Noll Road curve

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 5, 2015 at 3:58PM

Five teenagers walked away from a rollover crash on Noll Road on Feb. 26. Three are reportedly being treated for minor injuries.

In the ancestors’ footsteps: Totem pole project yields a new apprentice

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:53PM

Adam Charles happened into carving. He stopped by to check on his aunt, Ellen Price, about three weeks ago, saw his cousins working on something under a covered area, and asked, “What are you doing?” The next thing he knew, he had an adze in his hand and was helping to carve out the back of a 15-foot totem pole that will be raised at Point Julia this spring.

Grossman promoted to Poulsbo police sergeant

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:43PM

Troy Grossman was formally promoted from Poulsbo police officer to sergeant on March 4, succeeding John Halsted, who was promoted to deputy chief in February. Halsted, in turn, succeeded Bob Wright, who retired.

Poulsbo will buy flood-prone creekside property for $1

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 1:38PM

The Poulsbo City Council voted unanimously on March 4 to purchase a flood-prone parcel alongside a portion of the south fork of Dogfish Creek, at 19159 8th Ave. The city will remove the house, restore the portion of salmon-bearing stream that flows across the property and, at some point, will replace the culvert through which the creek flows under 8th Avenue.

U.S. Navy Reserve marks its centennial with ceremony

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 9:00AM

On March 3, 1915, Congress formed the U.S. Navy Reserve. At 100 years old, the Reserve is older than Betty White, Yogi Berra and Clint Eastwood. Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Kitsap hosted a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap March 3 to mark the centennial.

Commercial public records requests would become a revenue resource for agencies | 2015 Session

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 4:36PM

State and local agencies may charge a processing fee for public records sought for commercial purposes, under terms of a proposal considered by the 2015 Legislature.

Legislation would raise awareness of, and efforts against, human trafficking | 2015 Session

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Mar 2, 2015 at 12:27PM

Three state Senate bills aim to increase awareness of human trafficking and help agencies coordinate efforts to confront the issue.

Legislation pending that could alter state’s wolf management efforts | 2015 Session

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 12:02PM

As Washington’s gray wolf population continues to grow, so do concerns from those living in the areas of the state most affected by their return. “There's two sides to this issue, and it kind of boils down to either you like them or you don't,” said Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, who co-sponsored several wolf-related bills this legislative session.

Port’s liveaboard proposal: Parking still top concern

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 2:21PM

Port of Poulsbo commission held a public hearing for increasing the number of liveaboard residents downtown.

Norseman recruited by local Girl Scouts

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 1:26PM

Poulsbo and Kingston troops add a Girl Scout sash to the Norseman statue to announce the beginning of the annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale

Hannah gets hit novel with 'The Nightingale' | Kitsap Week

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:47PM

Kitsap-based author Kristin Hannah impressed critics and readers with her 2013 novel. It went to No. 1 on the New York Times’ best-seller list. And it was such a nice experience, she thought she’d do it again.

Agate Pass Bridge work to finish one day early

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 9:54AM

Work on the Agate Pass Bridge will wrap up a day earlier than expected, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

2015 North Kitsap Almanac in Feb. 27 edition of the Herald

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 8:34AM

The Feb. 27 edition of the Herald is 36 pages in two sections, and includes the 2015 North Kitsap Almanac, It's Your Future education special section, and lots of savings in the Herald's local and regional advertising circulars.

Chamberlain returns to Pumas with unfinished business

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 2:21PM

The Kitsap Pumas have re-signed another member of the 2014 Premier Development League national finalist squad. Michael Chamberlain, who assumed the role of a very physical and hard-working target man for the Pumas, appeared in 17 games last season.

City considers options for Little Valley Road park

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 8:00AM

A softball field and mountain bike pump track are among top options for the future of Little Valley park.

White wines generally cost less, but still taste great | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 9:00AM

Great Northwest Wine: Here are several delicious white wines priced at $15 and under that we’ve tasted in recent weeks.

Heather Kettel wins Relay For Life kick-off prize | Newsmakers

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 2:08PM

She also signed up to be on a team at Relay for Life, an annual overnight fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Dragonfly keeps Port Orchard cinematic history alive | Kitsap Week

  • Mar 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

Port Orchard's independent theater has gone through countless transformations over the decades, up until its current incarnation, which began in May 2011.

Blue Heron donates $2,000 to Fishline | Newsmakers

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 2:04PM

The check represents proceeds collected during the holiday season from Blue Heron’s Giving Tree promotion.

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