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‘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.

Ebola Reaper | Cartoon of the Day

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:39PM

The cartoon for Oct. 14 is by Steve Sack of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

School board accepting applications for vacated position

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:07PM

The North Kitsap School Board is accepting applications for the director position vacated by Dan Weedin.

Ecology approves Kitsap County Shoreline Master Program update

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 9:45AM

On Oct. 2, the state Department of Ecology approved, with changes, the Kitsap County Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.

Freshman runner helping keep NK on course

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 9:28AM

Anneli Seaberg thought she would be running junior varsity when she signed up for cross country at North Kitsap High School.

Water rate hike, culvert replacement, Weedin resigns, candidate Q&A among top stories

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 3:55PM

Poulsbo may increase water rates. Another culvert will be replaced by a bridge at Carpenter Creek. Dan Weedin resigns from the North Kitsap School Board. Q&A with candidates for Kitsap County prosecuting attorney. Those are the top stories in the Oct. 10 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

North Kitsap School Board divided over presidency

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 3:05PM

The North Kitsap School Board couldn't decide on a new president following the resignation of Dan Weedin on Oct. 9. At the school board meeting that night, board member Beth Worthington nominated and voted for Cindy Webster-Martinson.

Poulsbo City Council approves more than $100K in tourism marketing grants

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 11:33AM

The stage was set for a fierce competition: the annual rumble for lodging tax dollars. "You have your choice, to accept or reject each of the (requests) that have been recommended for funding," Councilman Gary Nystul told the Poulsbo City Council at its Oct. 8 meeting.

New power poles going up on Bainbridge, North Kitsap

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 11:08AM

Construction crews erected two of four poles this week, replacing aging towers carrying power across the Agate Pass.

Poulsbo City Council may increase water rates

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 10:59AM

“We are doing a great job in reducing water usage per capita, and that is a very good thing,” Poulsbo City Engineer Andrzej Kasiniak said. “On the other hand, when you think about it, we are reducing our revenues. The system is the same size, we serve the same number of customers, but our revenues have been reduced. We have to catch up.”

Yakima Valley winery reaching new heights | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 12, 2014 at 5:00PM

Great Northwest Wine: What once was a World War II military training base in the Yakima Valley has evolved into a great vineyard site and provides grapes for one of the region’s best wineries.

The Book End | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

The top 10 best-selling books in September at Liberty Bay Books, an independent store in Poulsbo.

Take a walk in her shoes through Bremerton | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 10:40AM

The third annual Walk In Her Shoes event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Bremerton. Sponsored by the YWCA, the walk is a way of bringing awareness to domestic violence.

They've got the beat | Lemolo

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

Lemolo to play Oct. 17 show on Bainbridge Island with new drummer, shortly after completing a European tour, and with a new album in the works.

Driver allegedly falls asleep on Highway 3, woman injured in crash

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:57AM

The Washington State Patrol found a Bremerton man at fault after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel near Finn Hill and collided with another car, sending a woman to the hospital.

We need to educate ourselves and stand up for democracy

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

I am disappointed in how some people don’t seem to know about what is going on in our Congress, that House Speaker John Boehner doesn’t want to pass any important bills because he doesn’t want the responsibility. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn’t want any bills passed either. In fact, he said his main job was to make Obama miserable for eight years.

Supports Olsen for state House of Representatives

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Retired captain James M. Olsen, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, my father, has been an outstanding role model of a dedicated citizen-sailor who served his country for 30 years. He demonstrated to me the importance of selfless public service combined with faithful dedication to his family, church and community. I believe he would serve as citizen-legislator with the same excellence and balance.

Supports Ed Wolfe for County Commission

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Action: Replace Linda Streissguth at the polls in the current election. Ed Wolfe strongly opposes Title V and may be able to convince one other commissioner of Title V’s insanity.

Riehl supports Bradley for District Court

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 10:01AM

The citizens of Kitsap County have the opportunity to select my successor by casting their vote this November. I am proud of my service to the citizens of this county and have a strong interest in maintaining the excellent reputation of our bench. For that reason, I strongly urge you to vote for Claire Bradley.

Retired appellate judge endorses Hauge

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

I have recently retired after 17 years as a judge on the Washington State Court of Appeals. We heard criminal appeals from many Western Washington counties, including Kitsap County. Russ Hauge was the Kitsap prosecutor during my years on the bench.

Wolfe would be one of three votes on BOCC

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:59AM

I am concerned that Jack Hamilton, proponent of the candidacy of Ed Wolfe, does not know that Mr. Wolfe is a self-styled “moderate” who will be one of three votes on any issue before the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners (“Voting for leadership, not directorship,” page A4, Oct. 3 Herald).

Supports Streissguth for County Commission

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:58AM

Incumbent Kitsap County Commissioner Linda Streissguth and her opponent Ed Wolfe both seem so appealing it’s hard for voters to sort substance from charm. What sets Linda apart is her remarkable breadth and depth of hard-earned experience in solving the same kinds of land-use and strategic planning issues that face her now as county commissioner. It’s rare for a new commissioner to come to the job so thoroughly prepared.

Questions Olsen’s ‘reform conservativism’

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:58AM

I get a big kick out of Mr. James Olsen describing himself as a reform conservative. Gary Tripp, too, in his latest pronouncement called Mr. Olsen a reform conservative (“Supports Olsen for state House, position 2,” page A4, Oct. 3 Herald).

Supports Hansen for state House, position 2

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:57AM

I am writing as a private citizen to support Drew Hansen in his re-election bid for state representative, 23rd Legislative District.

Vote yes on Poulsbo Fire Proposition 1, NKF&R Proposition 1 | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 9:55AM

Both districts are doing what they can to maintain levels of service which we have come to expect. That level of service — quick response time, equipment that works when it’s needed, and firefighters that are safe and well-equipped — is worth an additional $1.58 (in Poulsbo) or $2.08 (in NKF&R) per month.

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