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Sidewalks are needed, not political cronyism

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:52PM

The county proposes closing two streets in downtown Kingston to motorists and pedestrians, subject to being arrested if trespassing after dark or some set hours. I am appalled that this is even a proposal. This goes beyond gentrification to outright elitism.

Thanks, DOT, for improving line of sight

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:51PM

My wife and I want to thank the Department of Transportation mower operator for a fantastic job of mowing alongside State Highway 104 between Parcells Road and Balmoral Place.

School funding protest: North Kitsap teachers vote to walk out on May 18

  • May 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 12:50PM

Members of the North Kitsap Education Association, the union that represents NKSD teachers, voted April 30 to join other districts in the state by participating in a one-day walkout.

Education reforms would add state, local control | In Our Opinion

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:49PM

With a flicker of bipartisanship, work has begun on a significant reform of the nation’s main education law No Child Left Behind, which could end a lot of the frustration among students, parents and teachers with the emphasis it puts on testing students by shifting authority and decision making to the states and local school districts.

Tree removal on Earth Day 'unfortunate timing'

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:49PM

Before Earth Day, Kingston Christian Church had seven trees at the front of its property. Now there aren’t any, the result of a project the church undertook for safety reasons.

Local firefighter in Nepal for relief efforts

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:47PM

Poulsbo firefighter/paramedic Jake Gillanders is assisting in the search and rescue effort in Nepal, which was struck by a 7.8 earthquake that killed at least 5,500 people, including a medic with a mountaineering expedition led by a Bainbridge man.

Reminder: Village Green Community Center project begins May 3

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:48PM

At 4 p.m. on May 3 at 4 p.m., the Village Green Foundation will turn the first shovels of dirt to symbolically usher in the start of construction of the long-awaited 23,000-square-foot Village Green Community Center.

'Building Community' May 2 at waterfront park

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:46PM

“Building Community” honors Bill Austin, who is widely credited with making Poulsbo a more beautiful and enjoyable place to visit and live; and Ardis Morrow, a former Kingston port commissioner and North Kitsap School Board member who successfully lobbied for laws that help protect children from domestic violence.

Shoppers with a cause: Girls Night Out will benefit Morrow Manor

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:41PM

The number of women seeking to escape domestic violence in Kitsap County exceeds the number of places for them to escape to. That’s why the local Rotary Club and YWCA of Kitsap are building Morrow Manor in Poulsbo, nestled around a park in a forested setting, where women and children can live while they rebuild their lives.

In mourning, a lot of life to celebrate

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:51AM

Ron Lee was a mechanic. He flew small airplanes. He was a fly fisherman. He rode a Harley. He played the harmonica and banjo and sang. He was an artist. He even did flower arranging. “He was a really fascinating guy,” said Amy Geil, who worked for Lee in the North Kitsap School District’s transportation department. “He was a true renaissance man. He was able to do so many things, and he was good at all of them.”

Bainbridge man's Everest team evacuated to Base Camp

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 10:07AM

A team led by a Bainbridge man was evacuated by helicopter to Base Camp on Mount Everest on April 27, two days after a 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal, killing thousands below and triggering an avalanche that killed the team’s medic and several others.

Schwan, of Kingston, finishes Boston Marathon in 3:31:55

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

Tenille Schwan, 36, of Kingston finished in the top half of runners in the 119th Boston Marathon, April 20. Four hours later, she and her fiance, Ik Icard, were on a plane to Mexico to be married.

Ardis Morrow: Dedicated to ending the plague of domestic violence | Building Community

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:19AM

There was a time when child-protection laws required the abused child be removed from the home. A traumatic situation became worse for the confused, scared child who then lost any stability he or she once had. Today, the perpetrator is removed and the child can remain. This is just one of the ways that Ardis Morrow has had a hand in making the world trustworthy for our children.

Bill Austin: Dedicated to a more beautiful Poulsbo | Building Community

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:17AM

It’s hard to miss his influence in Little Norway. If it is beautiful, if it is unique, if it is awesome, chances are “Poulsbo’s best friend” — Bill Austin — has had a hand in it.

Public celebration May 2 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park | Building Community

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:20AM

Bill Austin is widely credited with making Poulsbo a more beautiful and enjoyable place to visit and live. Ardis Morrow has successfully lobbied for laws that help protect children from domestic violence and has established transitional homes for domestic violence survivors.

Four injured in three-car collision on 307 at Minder Road

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 7:44AM

Four people were injured in a three-car collision on Highway 307 at Minder Road, 4.5 miles north of Poulsbo, April 26.

Marley's Ghost to haunt Treehouse Cafe for one-night-only concert event

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 12:22PM

Possibly the best kept secret in American music, renowned West Coast performers Marley's Ghost will be on Bainbridge to perform a special one-night-only concert event at Lynwood's Treehouse Cafe 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in celebration of their upcoming new album "The Woodstock Sessions."

Relay For Life: Making strides against cancer | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:18PM

Relay For Life of North Kitsap begins 6 p.m. July 10 and continues into July 11 at North Kitsap Stadium, 1780 NE Hostmark St., Poulsbo. Every year, this event raises tens of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society. As you read this, 20 teams of North Kitsap people like you are raising money in a variety of ways for Relay for Life.

'Building Community,' Festival of the Arts, Q&A with police chief among top stories

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 12:15PM

A May 2 event celebrates community service — and two special local lives. The North Kitsap Festival of the Arts gives local students a chance to shine. Port Gamble S'Klallam Police Chief Samuel White talks about his goals for his department. Those are among the top stories in the April 24 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

Festival of the arts gives students 'an opportunity to really shine'

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 4:42PM

The North Kitsap School District Festival of the Arts will be held 5-8 p.m. April 29 at Kingston Middle School, and will include art by students in every district school.

Roller derby league at home in new rink

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:00AM

Haeley Nunley of Northwest Derby Company said her group moved to Skateland in Bremerton

Q&A: Port Gamble S’Klallam Police Chief Samuel White

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 5:24PM

Samuel White, a member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, joined the Port Gamble S’Klallam Police Department as chief of police on Oct. 22. Recently, White talked to the North Kitsap Herald about his new job and his goals for the department.

Bainbridge teachers make plans to join statewide strike

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 4:31PM

Bainbridge teachers may join other educators from across the state in a one-day walkout to protest the Legislature's inadequate funding of public schools.

‘We’re in it to win it’: Relay For Life is making strides against cancer | Kitsap Week

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Apr 19, 2015 at 7:29AM

Betty Petersen was committed to walking five miles after midnight in the rain for someone who couldn’t. It was 2 a.m. She was cold and wet and tired and achy. Her feet had blisters. So she turned to that someone who couldn’t, to help her finish what she started.

Poulsbo, Bremerton team up for prosecutor services

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 4:31PM

The Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement for prosecution services with the City of Bremerton April 15, and approved Mayor Becky Erickson's appointment of city risk manager Kylie Purves as city prosecutor, effective May 1.

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