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Continuing on a journey of kindness and caring | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 10:16AM

Would you be surprised to learn that Fishline Food Bank wasn’t always a food bank? In the beginning, in 1967, a group of residents came together to help each other in very tangible, community kind of ways. Headquartered in a local church, early volunteers of “The Fishline” stood at the ready to help. If you needed a ride to the doctor, someone could drive you. If your lawn needed mowing and you were sick, a volunteer would pitch in. After a time, donations of clothes and household items started coming in, and a bigger building had to be found.

Softball team had a great run

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

Congratulations to the District 2 Gig Harbor Little League 11- and 12-year-old majors softball team. Gig Harbor won district and then state, and went to San Bernardino, California for the regionals.

Opposed to pit to pier ‘scheme’

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:52AM

You don’t have to be a “tree-hugging environmentalist” to need the Hood Canal Bridge or to love the pristine area of Hood Canal.

Help nonprofit help community

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:52AM

Hey bidder, bidder! The Poulsbo Lions Club is excited to announce its second Fall Fling Dinner & Auction on Oct. 4. As we did last year, there will be a silent auction and a live auction. Tickets are $40 each, which includes a great dinner and a Dessert Dash (fun and tasty!). To get your ticket, please contact Pauline Ostheller at 360-598-2239. Be sure to ask a friend to join you.

Nothing like locally grown fruit

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:51AM

All I can say is, wonderful and healthy! Nothing like fresh veggies and fruit, ready to eat the same day it’s purchased.

The unfolding tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:50AM

The police shooting of the unarmed teenager. The subsequent release of a store cctv coverage of the same teenager, with accomplices, stealing from the small store and obviously intimidating and manhandling the store owner. The ongoing rioting, looting and destruction of any vulnerable target. The media salivating at every piece of commentary from wherever and whatever. On and on and on.

9th Circuit reverses decision in Lummi, S’Klallam fishing dispute

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:46AM

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 19 reversed a U.S. District Court judge’s ruling regarding usual and accustomed fishing areas of the Lummi and S’Klallam nations, Courthouse News Service reports.

Elect a candidate who is truly one of your own

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

On May 21, the Whidbey News Times published a remarkable interview with candidate for Kitsap County auditor (and former Island County commissioner) Kelly Emerson. In it, Ms. Emerson said of her frustrations as Island County commissioner. Ms. Emerson’s words are telling.

Learn from Island County’s mistake

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

There must be plenty of qualified candidates for the auditor’s office in Kitsap County, but be warned: Kelly Emerson is not one of them.

Encourage grading under existing rules | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

Poulsbo’s city code puts restrictions on grading and clearing of property proposed for development, in order to preserve trees and habitat. The idea is to discourage the wholesale clearing of property to be developed. Mayor Becky Erickson said the Mountain Aire subdivision was approved under older rules, and therefore didn’t have to conform to newer grading and clearing rules. The result: The clearcut that graced the front page of the July 25 North Kitsap Herald.

City should prepare to buy 8th Ave. property | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 8:52AM

The City of Poulsbo should buy the troubled, flood-prone 8th Avenue property on Dogfish Creek so stream flows and fish passage can be improved, flooding alleviated, and a home that should never have been placed on the property removed.

Hansville home is like a ship out of water | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Aug 25, 2014 at 4:33PM

Where We Live: The house, which is often mistaken for a retired ferry, was taken from the top of a V4-M-A1 oceangoing tug, used in World War II by the U.S. Maritime Commission.

Piranhas hire new head coach

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 2:25PM

There will be a new leader of the Poulsbo Piranhas swim team.

Poulsbo, North Kitsap fire officials seek additional funds

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 12:02PM

A bond for Poulsbo Fire and emergency levy for North Kitsap Fire will be on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Back to School | Cartoon of the Day

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 11:27AM

The cartoon for Aug. 25 is by Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant.

Brewer will deliver keg of beer to Ballard, by rowboat

  • Aug 24, 2014 at 6:00AM

Dave Lambert has made a local mark with a few tasty brews through his Slippery Pig Brewery. The operation recently expanded into downtown Poulsbo, making it far more visible. And it’s about to get more visible, at least from the Puget Sound shores en route to Seattle.

Pie purchase may set world record

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 1:43PM

Pending verification by Guinness World Record, Antoine and Tania Issa broke the world record for the most money spent on a single pie at auction Aug. 21.

Street Dance becoming downtown’s signature party

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 2:27PM

The 2014 Poulsbo Street Dance went off with a kick, a swing and a little rock ’n’ roll.

Council goals: Sell property, fix congestion

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 3:03PM

The Poulsbo City Council outlined a list of goals to focus upon in 2015, including fixing Highway 305, economic development, selling city property and more.

An event for those who can’t afford to attend the fair

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 2:40PM

In honor of the Kitsap County Fair, The Salvation Army in Bremerton will host a barbecue and no-hands watermelon-eating contest on Aug. 22. “Many of the guests at our weekday meals cannot afford to go to the county fair,” said Major Jim Baker, director of the local social services agency. “So we decided to bring a little of the fun of the fair to them.”

Clearwater asks community to donate stuffed bears for children

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 2:35PM

For the past year, guests at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort have collected one themed bear each month. From Sept. 1-7, Clearwater is asking guests to bring in as many of the stuffed bears as they can and donate them to the Hug A Bear Drive. Those who did not collect the bears can bring in any stuffed toy for donation.

Club returns: ‘This is part of our culture’

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Spirit Hawk canoe carried Suquamish competitors in war canoe races throughout the Puget Sound region nearly 20 years ago. Now the canoe is filled with a new generation of paddlers.

Paddle Kitsap returns | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Kitsap’s annual trek across its water trail by kayak, paddleboard, canoe or other human-powered vessel will put swarms of paddlers on the water on Aug. 23.

Owners of Kingston Adventures appeal decision; could pay more than $10K in fees

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

The owners of Kingston Adventures could pay more than $10,000 in costs and attorney fees for the lawsuit to evict them from the Port of Kingston's small watercraft dock. Kitsap County Superior Court ruled in favor of the port in its lawsuit to evict Beth and Rob Brewster from eight storage units, Aug. 1.

Historical f iction touches upon local reality | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 5:00PM

Northwest author attends two events on Bainbridge Island to debut her latest novel that deals with the removal of Japanese-Americans during World War II. One event will help raise money for the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial.

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