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Second culvert to be removed from Kingston estuary

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:56PM

A project that began 13 years ago is expected to be completed in 2017. The culvert under West Kingston Road will be removed. It will improve the flow of water within the Carpenter Creek estuary. It is the second of two culverts identified in 2001 that members of Stillwaters Environmental Center wanted to see replaced.

No hope for a Mike Hope legislative-salary reimbursement | The Petri Dish

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 11:08AM

Mike Hope became ineligible to serve in the Washington state Legislature on Aug. 19, 2013, when he signed a voter registration card in Mentor, Ohio. But 11 months passed before anyone found out and Hope quit, a period during which the Republican representative from Snohomish County cast 503 votes and collected monthly installments of his $42,106-a-year salary.

Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney | 2014 Election

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:47PM

The prosecuting attorney’s office prosecutes all felonies and misdemeanors in Kitsap County, advises and represents all of the county’s elected officials and departments, provides legal advice to all county law enforcement agencies, establishes and enforces child support obligations, and provides victim and witness assistance services.

Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County coroner | 2014 Election

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 7, 2014 at 4:37PM

This is part of a series of Q&As with candidates for local office in the Nov. 4 general election. This Q&A: Greg Sandstrom and Jeff Wallis, candidates for Kitsap County coroner.

Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County Clerk | 2014 Election

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 4:13PM

The Kitsap County Clerk is the official record keeper for the Superior Court. The county clerk is paid $112,211 a year and receives the same benefits provided to other county employees.

Board of Natural Resources wants to purchase forestlands near Port Gamble

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 3:22PM

OLYMPIA — The state Board of Natural Resources on Oct. 7 approved a proposal that, if funded by the 2015 Legislature, would create a new community-managed forest south of Port Gamble.

Salsbury Point boat ramp replacement starts Oct. 14

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 2:09PM

Construction is expected to start on Oct. 14 on replacement of the eastern-most boat ramp at Salsbury Point County Park, north of Poulsbo. During the six-week construction period, the ramp will be closed for public use. Two western-most ramps will remain open for recreational boating use.

We Need a Bigger Boat | Cartoon of the Day

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 11:33AM

The cartoon for Oct. 7 is by Cameron Cardow, Cagle Cartoons.

Herald wins six awards in annual press association contest

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:47PM

The North Kitsap Herald won six awards, including third place for Community Service, in the 2014 Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. The awards were presented at the association’s annual convention, Oct. 2-4 at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan.

Ferry forum scheduled for Oct. 7 at NKF&R headquarters

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 2:05PM

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is hosting a ferry forum Oct. 7 to discuss local ferry priorities with Kitsap residents.

Bjorgen Creek culvert fixed

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 6, 2014 at 10:46AM

After a wash out in 2012, a Bjorgen Creek culvert in Poulsbo is nearly completed.

Kingston ferry route was down to one vessel for at least the 3rd time since July

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:42PM

The announcement of the Spokane being out of service the morning of Oct. 3 marked at least the third time the Edmonds-Kingston ferry route has been down to one vessel since July 30.

Vikings volleyball unbeaten through September

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 1:35PM

The Vikings varsity volleyball team remained unbeaten through September.

Cleared for Takeoff | Cartoon of the Day

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 12:52PM

The cartoon for Oct. 3 is by Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons.

50 years for Neil and Pat Miller | Anniversaries

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 4:00PM

Neil and Pat Miller of Hansville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Nashville, Tennessee.

Public Works improves stream at 8th Ave. culvert

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

Poulsbo Public Works used a big hose to suck up debris that had collected over the year near a troublesome culvert at 8th Avenue and Iverson Street.

George Winston concert raises $11,000 for Gateway Fellowship’s local ministries

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 7:00AM

George Winston’s Sept. 13 sold-out concert at Gateway Fellowship raised more than $11,000 for the church’s local ministries of service.

Read earns Eagle Scout rank

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

William Paul Read was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on June 28. His Eagle Court of Honor took place on Sept. 28 at First Lutheran Church in Poulsbo.

Supports Wolfe for County Commission

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 8:00AM

I am writing to endorse Ed Wolfe for Kitsap County Commission.

Supports Olsen for state House, position 2

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 6:00AM

Reform conservative James M. Olsen’s 30-year U.S. Coast Guard experience gives him keen insights into the transportation issues facing Olympia and Kitsap.

Support STEM and have a good time

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 6:00AM

I’m writing as a volunteer for the Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation regarding a Contra Dance and Silent Auction on Nov. 1, at the Sons of Norway Hall in downtown Poulsbo.

Voting for leadership, not directorship

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 6:00AM

This November, we will get to vote for the kind of government we want. It is appropriate to consider the government we have now and the qualifications of those seeking office.

Supports Streissguth for County Commission

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 11:35AM

Ed Wolfe tells us he served under Ronald Reagan who, we remember, fired the air traffic controllers, precipitating a decline in living-wage jobs.

Poulsbo's castle continues to emerge | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 11:14AM

Where We Live: Castle in Poulsbo overlooks Liberty Bay.

Idaho wines continue to show mettle | Kitsap Week

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 11:00AM

Great Northwest Wine: Idaho has long been considered an agricultural haven, known for growing crops such as onions, corn, apples, cherries, peaches and, yes, potatoes. Now, the Gem State is gaining a reputation as a burgeoning wine region.

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