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Ho-ho-home for the holidays | Stars Above Kitsap

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

What do you want for Christmas? Really, truly, deeply. Whatever it is, it probably is not for sale at the mall, in a catalog or online. And therein lies the yearning, angst and general unrest of the Season. The outer world demands more of our time and attention at a time our inner world needs more of both.

Two players, one heart: Bobby Schmidt plays prep football for a buddy who didn’t get the chance

  • Dec 22, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:41PM

Bob and Carrie Schmidt sat with their son Bobby at Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas, waiting for the results of a bone marrow biopsy performed the day before. They followed their doctor down a hallway, walked into a small office and shut the door. The walls were beige under the dimly lit fluorescent light.

'Guardian Stone' will be newest art installation at Waterfront Park

  • Dec 19, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:41PM

Silverdale artist Lisa Stirrett has something in store for Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park: Three steel and glass swords embedded in a rock. She calls it “The Guardian Stone.” It’s an art installation and Poulsbo’s newest tribute to its Norwegian and nautical heritage.

Merry Christmas from the North Kitsap Herald

  • Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

We wish you "Merry Christmas" in the languages of the cultures of Poulsbo: Lushootseed, Norwegian, Spanish, and English.

It's time we admit we're at war

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:26PM

I do not know specifically the point of the editorial page cartoon (reference the huge bomb over a lone terrorist surrounded by, what, innocent people?). But I do feel it is time that people in this country realize and admit that we are in fact at war.

Inaccurate message in cartoon

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:25PM

Referring to the cartoon in the Nov. 20 edition of the North Kitsap Herald, you show conservative governors preventing Joseph and Mary from having a room at the inn, and equate that prevention with pausing the uncontrolled admission of Syrian refugees into the U.S. until the security risks can be sorted out.

Fundraiser made $9,800 for Fishline

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:22PM

North Point Church would like to send a heartfelt “thank you” to the many businesses and individuals for their generous support of our Swing Into Giving fundraiser for North Kitsap Fishline on Nov. 14.

The name’s Applegate, not Gates

  • Dec 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

I do believe some people deserve a raise at Poulsbo City Hall, but — holy cow! — the people’s last names in Poulsbo is not Gates.

‘False conclusions’ in letter about prayer

  • Dec 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

Mick Sheldon, in his letter to the editor (“Lift us up, and not in shame,” page A5, Dec. 4 Herald), presents two conclusions that have no basis in fact.

Didn’t like legislators’ comments at meeting

  • Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

I was surprised to learn that the Legislative Round Up on Dec. 2 at Bainbridge High School was an annual event organized by the North Kitsap and Bainbridge school districts. If you are on the NKSD mailing list, you would have learned about it on Dec. 1 — which may explain the negligible turnout from North Kitsap.

Legal needs of many are not met | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

“If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” It’s a constitutional right guaranteed those in the criminal courts; but there’s no right to legal advice or representation in civil cases.

Not the right place for Christmas observance

  • Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

Why does the City of Poulsbo substitute a stone sculpture of a horned-helmeted, sword-bearing warrior male for a nativity scene with the baby Jesus?

Writer is blind to his own rationalizations

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

Rationalizations based on false facts and ideological presuppositions must be a ton of fun for cartoon critics like David Simpson (“Inaccurate message in previous cartoon,” page A4, Dec. 11 Herald).

Belated praise for former manager Henry

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

A recent farewell letter for the Port of Kingston’s executive director reminded me that we had never thanked his predecessor, Kori Henry. I

21-year-old man booked on suspicion of killing grandfather at Bremerton home

  • Dec 15, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:07PM

BREMERTON – A 21 year-old suspect in an early morning homicide investigation has been booked into the Kitsap County Jail on a charge of murder in the first degree. Bail was set at $2 million.

Think globally, act locally | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

Negotiators from more than 190 countries on Dec. 12 approved a far-reaching agreement to slow the emission of greenhouse gases and the advancement of climate change. Regardless of whether the pact is ultimately ratified by those nations, and what it will spell out in the responsibilities for the United States, the job is really up to us.

Your feedback in survey is appreciated

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:59PM

Thank you to all who participated in the Project Poulsbo Community Survey as part of the 2016 Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulation Periodic Update.

More money for Alzheimer’s research

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

In a historic move in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18 Congress passed the 2016 federal government appropriations bill that includes the largest funding increase ever for Alzheimer’s disease research, bringing the total at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to nearly $1 billion per year.

A Christmas gift from Congress | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:56PM

Among the lumps of coal — riders attached to the omnibus spending bill that Congress passed and President Obama signed last week — were a few diamonds, including the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund that expired for the first time in its 50-year history at the end of September.

Working to ensure no child is hungry | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:43PM

North Kitsap’s local food banks ensure no child goes hungry with Food to Grow On and Food for Thought, support programs that provide weekend take-home food for children that otherwise might go hungry. The programs, by Kingston ShareNet and North Kitsap Fishline, respectively, ensure almost 300 children have access to food, any day of the week.

Sheriff's Office looking for missing Silverdale man

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 1:25PM

SILVERDALE — Kitsap County Sheriff's Office investigators are seeking assistance from anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of an 89-year-old Silverdale man who is missing under suspicious circumstances.

The Force is with local theaters

  • Dec 22, 2015 at 4:35PM

Craig Smith has owned the Firehouse Theatre in Kingston for six years. During that time, he’s sold out some premieres and special showings, but never a regularly scheduled showing. “We never really sell out,” Smith said. Until, that is, he began showing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” On Dec. 21, the Firehouse sold out its 3:30 p.m. showing of the latest “Star Wars” installment

Natural gas line broken; Jensen Way evacuated from Sunset to Iverson streets

  • Dec 21, 2015 at 11:43AM

Jensen Way from Sunset Street to Iverson Street was evacuated Dec. 21 because of a ruptured natural gas line in front of Bank of America.

Blazing Onion burger restaurant to open in Silverdale Dec. 21

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 1:50PM

SILVERDALE – Blazing Onion, a fast-casual gourmet burger joint, will open at The Trails shopping center on Monday, Dec. 21.

Road collapse, KCMT move, language bowl, fund update among top stories

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:50AM

A Kingston neighborhood is cut off from emergency services by a road collapse. KCMT wants to move to Poulsbo Village. Competitors put their Lushootseed skills to the test. Local fund is one-third of the way to its goal. Those are the top stories in the Dec. 18 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

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