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School board candidates forum July 21 | 2015 Election

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:18PM

This is the only primary race on the Aug. 4 ballot in North Kitsap. The two top vote-getters will advance to the Nov. 3 general election. School board members are elected to four-year terms. North Kitsap School Board members are not paid.

Kitsap County Fire Marshal expands burn ban

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 4:42PM

Continued hot and dry weather has elevated fire danger to high levels, according to fire officials in Kitsap County. The county fire marshal on July 10 expanded the countywide ban on outdoor burning to include recreational burning, effective immediately.

Honor for poet Lawrence; meet author Hoggins | BookEnds

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 4:33PM

“Grayling,” the latest book of poetry by Jenifer Browne Lawrence of Poulsbo, is the winner of the 2015 Perugia Press Prize.

Cabernet is king in Washington | Northwest Wines

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

It’s known throughout the world as “King Cab,” and that is so true in Washington. Cabernet Sauvignon is most famous in France’s Bordeaux region and California’s Napa Valley, but it’s quickly risen to the top in Washington’s Columbia Valley, where the arid days and cool nights allow Cabernet Sauvignon to ripen to perfection.

Poulsbo's 3rd of July fireworks show | Snapshots

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:04PM

Snapshots of the 3rd of July fireworks show over Liberty Bay

New moon in Cancer calls for a ‘staycation’ | Stars Above Kitsap

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

A “staycation” gives time to hang out and enjoy summer from an afternoon in a hammock, or a beach chair with our feet in the cool, cool waters.

Admiral’s big bad lineup for 2015-16 | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:30PM

“This season offers truly great live entertainment for every age, taste and budget, and we have some big artist announcements still to come this fall,” said Brian Johnson, executive director of the Admiral Theatre Foundation.

Art with heart | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:21PM

Renowned artist Max Hayslette donates collection, rights to Martha & Mary

Going from apathy to dependence

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

In your July 3 edition, you printed a letter from Tom Driscoll. His point was in support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to endorse gay marriage. He states this decision was “not rightly seen as civil law overturning God’s law.” Really?

City's priorities are misplaced

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

I read with some amusement, but some frustration, the recent article regarding the trees cut down along Viking Avenue (“Business owner will replace trees he cut down,” page A1, July 3 Herald). My first thought was, here we go again with the mayor’s love affair for trees!

A bang-up job by city public works crew

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

Residents and visitors alike should be appreciative and grateful for this kind of dedication.

Time for a new way of looking at things

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:05PM

How many roads will we have to build to keep up with ever-increasing traffic? How many trees will be cut down and how much land leveled to build houses before our landscapes are decimated? How much more growth will it take before our groundwater resources are no longer able to keep up with demand?

A way to honor our World War II veterans | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:03PM

The North Kitsap Herald and its monthly publication, Veterans Life, will salute the Greatest Generation in August and September. We invite you to help us honor the World War II veterans you know.

Mediating an interchange of need and provision | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 3:01PM

“We are reminded that a thousand things come together to help us move beyond a nightmare — but what’s not often forgotten for many years after is the compassion of a community that helped without even knowing your name.”

Piranhas swim team: fun and competitive

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 10, 2015 at 2:40PM

The Poulsbo Piranhas are a fun and competitive swim team looking to add more members.

Villopoto announces retirement from motorcycle racing

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 2:04PM

Champion motorcycle racer Ryan Villopoto announced July 9 he is retiring from the sport, saying injuries prevent him from achieving the fitness “necessary for me to compete at the level I have always striven for.”

Charges filed against alleged hit-and-run driver

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2015 at 9:11AM

John C. McGinty Jr. was charged with felony hit-and-run that resulted in death on July 8, four days after his car allegedly struck and killed an Indianola man.

Pickleball: Your new favorite sport

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 4:38PM

Poulsbo Middle School offers open gym for Pickleball every Sunday.

My World Cup experience | Fans on the Ferry

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 4:36PM

I have been to three World Cups and this is my experience finally, witnessing a USA win.

S’Klallam, Suquamish teens in Washington, D.C. White House Tribal Youth Gathering, UNITY Leadership Conference

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 1:01PM

Across the United States, a growing number of Native youth are taking the initiative in identifying and tackling the most pressing issues facing their indigenous nations. They are devising solutions and influencing their peers to strengthen their families and communities and eliminate the obstacles that stand in the way of their success.

NKSD all-day kindergarten will give teachers the 'bigger picture'

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 12:52PM

Washington state is offering fully funded, all-day kindergarten to school districts throughout the state, but it comes with some requirements.

Condo project proposed for slide-prone bluff canceled; developer appealing

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 8:49AM

A condominium project proposed for a Poulsbo bluff with a history of slides has been canceled by the city planning director. The site’s previous owner regained title to the property after the developer reportedly defaulted, and the property owner reportedly told the city she has no desire to redevelop the site. Nevertheless, Harbor Lights Development LLC, a partnership of seven investors, is appealing the planning director’s action. The Hearing Examiner will consider the appeal beginning at 10 a.m. July 23 in City Hall.

'We want to create an experience they aren’t going to find elsewhere'

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jul 8, 2015 at 5:23PM

The Point Hotel, a four-story, 94-room hotel, will be built next to The Point Casino and Event Center. And, as seen in other Native American hotel casino resorts, this economic venture is not just about gaming.

Stern: 'Give us what we need to carry out the voters' will' | Video

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 4:00PM

Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern talks with Comcast Newsmakers host Sabrina Register about how marijuana laws affect cities and counties.

Minor injuries in rollover crash on Highway 305

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 4:00PM updated at 8:39PM

The driver of a truck sustained minor injuries in a rollover vehicle crash July 7 on Highway 305, near Sandy Hook Road. The crash, which occurred around 2 p.m., involved only one vehicle and resulted in the truck spinning around and rolling over. The driver, unidentified at this time, was alone in the truck, which was hauling an attached trailer filled with wood.

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