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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.

Sound Works Job Center helps connect people, careers | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:33AM

Since it started keeping records in 1995, Sound Works Job Center has had more than 42,000 client visits for help with resumes, cover letters, or job searches. It’s connected its clients with 6,000-7,000 full- and part-time jobs. And those clients returned more than $20 million, in terms of wages earned and spent, to local communities.

Big boost to fund; one-third of the way to goal

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:29AM

More than $3,400 in a week of donations boosted the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund total to $12,025 by morning Dec. 17 — surpassing last year’s to-date total of $11,281.

Women inmates, cats help each other build new lives | Kitsap Weekly

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:07AM

Patrick has known hardships. He’s shy. He doesn’t like meeting new people. Sometimes he’s afraid to show his face. He’s been passed over many times in life. Much like Patrick, Nichole knows hardships. She’s been in trouble. She’s made bad decisions. And she’s been rejected.

Heavy rains expected, up to 3/4 inch in some areas

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 4:19PM

The National Weather Service is forecasting a 100 percent chance of rain today and tonight in North Kitsap, with up to 3/4-inch of precipitation in some places.

Poulsbo City Council members sworn in

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 3:22PM

City Council members Ken Thomas, Connie Lord, Gary Nystul and Jeff McGinty — each a winner in the Nov. 3 general election — were sworn in on Dec. 16.

33 homes without road access after landslide

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:03PM

About 33 homes on Apple Tree Point Lane are without road access after soil under a portion of the road slid away Dec. 13.

KCMT wants to move to former Albertsons building at Poulsbo Village

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:50PM

Kitsap Children's Musical Theatre has called about dozen buildings home during its 16-year existence. Now, the theater’s management is hoping its next home will be the former Albertsons building in Poulsbo Village Shopping Center.

At Ultraman World Championship, ‘Persistence is key’

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 10:23AM

Few would argue that swimming miles in ocean currents, climbing 7,600 vertical feet, and running a double marathon is an incredible accomplishment to complete in three days. But for two Kitsap County residents, the 320-mile Ultraman World Championship — Nov. 27-29 in Hawaii — was a journey to overcome fear, harsh and hazardous conditions, and to redefine their personal best.

The Point Casino donates $85,000 to Homes for Our Troops

  • Dec 14, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Dec 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

Army Staff Sgt. Samuel Shockley was on a dismounted route-clearance mission in Panjwai, Afghanistan with the 38th Engineering Company, March 17, 2013, when he triggered an improvised explosive device. He recalls looking at where his legs should have been, and they were gone.

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