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Challenging the status quo | My View

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 10:13AM

We believe in thinking differently and we are excited to be taking bold, progressive steps to begin to resolve the long-term impact of intergenerational poverty here in the county. And by investing in the United Way Campaign, you are becoming an integral part of this promising first step.

Something’s wrong with guns, or with us

  • Oct 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

In his letter to the Herald last week (“Read Harvard study about U.S. and guns,” page A4), Art Ellison noted from the Harvard study that the U.S. does not have the world’s highest murder rate, and that other countries have mass shootings too.

Ask more questions about downtown project

  • Oct 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

You have no objectivity whatsoever. You are nothing but a mouthpiece for Mayor Becky Erickson and the entrenched special interests that care nothing about anything than their own greedy self interests.

Robbins, Simon, Christen for school board

  • Oct 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

As a former Poulsbo City Council member, I respect the elector process and appreciate intelligent candidates that fully understand their civic duties.

Supports Christen for school board, District 2

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 10:05AM

There is a critical need for community members to become invested in what is happening in our schools, regardless if you have children or not.

Supports Robbins for school board, District 4

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 10:04AM

Glen Robbins is my clear choice for North Kitsap School Board, District 4.

NKEA endorses Robbins, Simon for school board

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 10:03AM

The North Kitsap Education Association Endorsement Committee supports Glen Robbins for school board District 4 and Deborah Simon for District 5.

For North Kitsap School Board districts 2, 4 and 5 | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 10:01AM

The North Kitsap Herald believes the following candidates have the best vision for the North Kitsap School Board, and we encourage residents to vote for them on Nov. 3. The Herald bases these endorsements each candidate’s experience, profiles, responses at forums and on Q&As, and interviews by the Herald’s Community Advisory Board.

NKF&R firefighters help rescue horse stuck in deep mud

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 7:47AM

The horse's owner was riding the 24-year-old mare, Penny, on trails near his Wyant Road home when the animal became mired in slippery mud.

Shopper says she's 'stoked' about Silverdale's new shopping center

  • Oct 22, 2015 at 11:32AM

SILVERDALE — Construction workers busily painted buildings, walked on rooftops and drove heavy machinery as a few shoppers walked nearby at the new Trails at Silverdale shopping center along Greaves Way Oct. 20.

LWCF: A tool to enhance our state’s most treasured habitats | My View

  • Oct 22, 2015 at 8:20AM

Rather than invest taxpayer money from general funds, the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been funded through oil and gas lease revenues from companies that drill in the Outer Continental Shelf. Using offshore oil and gas revenues to improve public access to our nation’s most breathtaking landscapes is a win-win.

Diver had been harvesting eelgrass for mill site cleanup project

  • Oct 20, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Oct 21, 2015 at 3:53PM

The Kitsap County Coroner's office identified the diver on Oct. 21 as Jonathan T. Ipock, 28, of Apollo Beach, Florida. Ipock was found dead after a several-hour search — first by his fellow divers, then by the Coast Guard, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department personnel, and private residents.

Port of Kingston manager resigns effective Oct. 23

  • Oct 19, 2015 at 5:47PM

Kingston Port Manager David Malone has resigned. Malone submitted his resignation on Oct. 9, effective Oct. 23. He is on vacation until his resignation takes effect.

Maggie's story: Rescue dog inspires a book

  • Oct 19, 2015 at 5:05PM

By the hopeful look in her bright brown eyes, no one could have guessed that at just seven weeks of age, her puppyhood was taken from her. It would take someone extraordinary to notice the trying spirit of Maggie Anne, showing her will to flourish in the seemingly dog-eat-dog world.

Shoplifter tells deputies Jesus told him to steal Red Bull

  • Oct 19, 2015 at 3:49PM

CHICO – A 32-year-old Poulsbo man who stole a $5.50 Red Bull energy drink from the Chico Way Shell station later told sheriff's deputies that Jesus Christ told him to take the beverage.

The Big Easy is coming to Little Norway

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Oct 19, 2015 at 9:00AM

After seven years, Hare & Hounds Public House closed its doors Oct. 10. Owner Tammy Mattson said the English-style pub had “an awesome ride,” but it’s giving way for something a little more Big Easy. “But there came a time to go ahead and change things up,” Mattson said. “We’re bringing our passions into the walls, which is New Orleans.”

No one injured in fast-moving house fire

  • Oct 19, 2015 at 4:59AM

When firefighters arrived, they found the home fully engulfed in flames, Poulsbo Fire spokeswoman Jody Matson reported. The home was situated down a long driveway, but callers on Highway 3 reported seeing "flames reaching to the sky."

Ryan Hoskins hopes to bag a title

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Oct 17, 2015 at 8:58PM

It’s just a typical day for Central Market courtesy clerk Ryan Hoskins. As he quickly and agilely scans customers’ delicate groceries, he mentally prepares himself for a unique competition judged on speed, style and technique. Hoskins, of Indianola, will compete in Spokane for the honor of representing Washington at the 30th annual National Grocers Association Best Bagger Competition.

Olympic College students profiled in 'Scholarship Stories' film

  • Oct 17, 2015 at 8:53PM

A video, “Scholarship Stories,” profiling 2015 scholarship recipients at Olympic College, was shown at the 20th annual Olympic College Community Luncheon, Oct. 12, before an audience of 300 guests.

Building on a classic: Local author writes a sequel to ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ | Kitsap Weekly

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 1:46PM

Author TJ Hoisington has brought the original “Swiss Family Robinson” adventure story, written by Johann Davis Wyss, back to life with a new book that picks up where Wyss’ tale left off.

Miss West Sound Brittney Brown's plans for 2016

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 1:25PM

Brittney Brown, a 20-year-old from Poulsbo, was chosen as Miss West Sound for 2016, Oct. 3. Maddie Farrell, a 16-year-old junior at Klahowya Secondary School, was selected as Miss West Sound’s Outstanding Teen 2016.

Tizley’s, Grovers Creek featured on Munchies channel

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 5:16PM

Tizley’s Europub and the Suquamish Tribe’s Grovers Creek Salmon Hatchery are featured in a five-part culinary guide to Washington by the New York-based Munchies website and digital video channel. The edgy series hosted by chef Tarik Abdullah takes viewers from Seattle to the San Juan Islands to the slopes of Mount Rainier and features the state’s most iconic and unusual foods, including salmon, geoduck and lutefisk.

North vs. Kingston: Crosstown rivals meet

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:20PM

Coaches are expecting a lot from their teams, and their opponents

Birkenfeld Trust invests $500,000 in Morrow Manor project

  • Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:16PM

Morrow Manor is a collaboration between the Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary Club and the YWCA of Kitsap County to build eight units of much-needed affordable housing for survivors of domestic violence. The two organizations have been long-time partners to ensure services effectively exist for domestic violence victims and survivors, and this joint effort is an expansion of those services. Morrow Manor will double the YWCA’s housing availability in Kitsap County.

Kathleen Sutton Fund attributes its success to you

  • Oct 17, 2015 at 1:00PM

There are truly not enough words to express our gratitude to the many supporters who contributed so generously to the Kathleen Sutton Fund’s 13th annual auction on Oct. 4. During this beautiful Sunday afternoon, we raised $52,941.

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