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Harrison Pro Tech workers approve contract by 98 percent

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 5:11PM

After a year of negotiations, the Pro Tech workers at Harrison Medical Center have voted by 98 percent to approve their new contract.

Crowds welcome, and shop at, new Poulsbo Safeway | Slideshow

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 2:39PM

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson, in gray jacket and holding scissors, invited children to help her cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the Poulsbo Safeway, June 27, 2014. 'This is your store. Enjoy it. [And] shop well.' she said.

Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy taken on tour to Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor | Slideshow

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 1:20PM

The Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy — the Vince Lombardi Trophy — was taken to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on June 27 as part of the Heroes of 12 Trophy Tour

Nimitz will move to Bremerton in 2015

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 1:08PM

The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will move to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton in 2015 for 16 months for a scheduled large-scale maintenance period. Nimitz, currently homeported in Everett, was commissioned in 1975. It weighs 100,020 tons, is 1,092 feet long, and has a ship’s company of 3,200 Navy personnel and an air wing roster of 2,480.

Things I like about getting older, being more mature | Tolman's Tales

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:45PM

There is an old saying attributed to Mickey Mantle: “If I’d have known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself.” One of the surprises of aging is that we don’t feel like we thought people our age would.

More thoughts on gun regulations

  • Jun 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

Regarding Tom Wenning’s letter, “Gun ownership: Court should decide,” page A4, June 13 Herald: Mr. Wenning’s “deeper discussion” on the merits of gun ownership and his solution that “mental health and public officials report anyone suspect of being incapable of safe gun ownership” lacks even minimal depth.

Right-on coverage of funeral

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

When I informed you concerning the funeral for James B. Waller, you said you would send a photographer. His writing matched his pictures. Please thank him for me.

Appreciates story on Canoe Journey

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Regarding the story, “Canoe Journey’s message,” page A1, June 20 Herald: Nice job. Loved the environmental edginess to the story.

Hey, Rick, thanks for the Maine lobsters

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:34PM

Rick Bjarnson of Kingston IGA came through in a big way on Father’s Day weekend.

Is the editor a pot head?

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:34PM

You stupid pot head! I read your recent opinion article regarding the City Council banning the sale and growing of marijuana within the city limits. I say, way to go council and mayor!

Support for city’s marijuana ban

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:33PM

I wish to thank the Poulsbo City Council for standing up to political and media pressure and looking out for our citizenry and youth. This rush to promote more access to pot in this part of the county is nothing new; the people promoting it, unfortunately, are.

Stick with the word limit on letters

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:32PM

It really puzzles me why, in your instructions concerning letters, you ask for a maximum of 350 words yet allow Robin Hordon to have a letter of political tripe that is 15 column inches long be published

Help Kingston Food Bank keep its home | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:30PM

The food bank, founded by Fulton’s parents in 1952, meets the needs of approximately 50 families a week. The food bank also provides school supplies to local students in September, and has clothing for people in need. Help keep a great thing going

We hope Harrison, union continue to resolve issues | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 12:28PM

Harrison Medical Center and UFCW 21 met in mediation June 17-18 and reached agreement on a tentative contract. That they were able to do so is a credit to their willingness to put aside differences and find middle ground.

Most read online stories | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 2:16PM

The most read online stories this week from the Bainbridge Island Review, Bremerton Patriot, Central Kitsap Reporter, North Kitsap Herald, and the Port Orchard Independent.

Kitsap County not among the hardest places to live

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:52AM

An interactive map from the New York Times shows that Kitsap County is in the top one-fifth of more than 3,000 counties in the U.S. for easiest places to live.

Boat overturns in Island Lake

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:54AM

As CKFR crews arrived on scene everyone was making their way back to shore.

Education spending, homelessness resources, Safeway opens, Third of July among top stories

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:40AM

North Kitsap School Board may boost education spending in 2014-15. Resources are limited, but help is available for people experiencing homelessness. Poulsbo Safeway opens, and the CVS project begins. America's birthday party begins July 3 in Poulsbo. Those are among the top stories in the June 27 North Kitsap Herald, available at newsstands and in stores.

Stepping of f of the streets | Part two of our homelessness series

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 9:58AM

Part two in a two-part series. This week: Causes of homelessness, and resources in our communities

Poulsbo Safeway opens June 27; CVS is next

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 9:51AM

Safeway’s grand opening has special significance for Harold Frombach, and not because he lives just up the street. Frombach’s first job was with Safeway, from 1943-1950, when the company was a group of about 20 Seattle-area neighborhood stores.

Signups held for youth NK track and field camp

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 3:25PM

A track and field camp benefitting the North Kitsap High School Track and Field program is scheduled July 7-11, 9 a.m. to noon at North Kitsap Stadium

July 5 race will raise awareness of exchange program

  • Jun 29, 2014 at 6:00AM

An inaugural race will not only provide evening entertainment in downtown Poulsbo, but a way to help students living in foreign countries visit the area.

5 soccer players named to all-state teams

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 3:23PM

Kingston’s Tommy Nitchman, Alex Hernandez and Alex Worland were selected to all-state teams, as were North Kitsap’s Raul DeLuna and Utsav Shaha.

Stars Over Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

Looking at the stars with astrologer Suzanne O'Clair.

Independence Day celebrations | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Whether it’s the early fireworks show in Poulsbo — held on July 3 — or a special appearance by hip hop artist Coolio at the Clearwater Casino there’s something for everybody this year.

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