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Mark Fawcett | Passages

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 2:49PM

Mark Fawcett passed peacefully at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton on Aug. 16. He grew up in Winona, Minnesota. He met his wife of 46 years, Gay, in Philadelphia at the Buck Ridge Ski Club. He is survived by his wife; daughters, Kim and Susie; and brothers, OJ and Raymond.

Poulsbo is going overboard on protecting privately owned trees

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 2:32PM

I read the article "She gave the tree a voice" with both humor and disbelief (page A1, Aug. 7 Herald). Why is it that businesses (whether large or small) put up with radical preservationists and these people are freely allowed to negatively impact the progress of legal operations?

Sheriff: Suspect in double-homicide arrested, booked

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:44PM

A suspect in the double-homicide at Karotis Mobile Home Park in March was arrested and booked early Aug. 20, the sheriff’s department reported. Detectives arrested the suspect without incident at 8:30 a.m. at his place of employment, the sheriff’s office reported.

For lower health care costs, avoid trips to ER, panel says

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Aug 20, 2015 at 11:02AM

Keeping a lid on the cost of health care is a concern of most Kitsap residents. And according to an expert panel at the Kitsap Business Forum Aug. 11, the key to keeping costs low while still providing quality care will require a combination of preventative care, ceasing the use of tobacco products and encouraging people to visit their doctor regularly instead of going to very expensive emergency departments.

Residents will get a look at proposed Point Hotel

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 9:22AM

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe hosts an open house regarding its proposed four-story, 94-room hotel, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 20 in The Point Casino Event Center. It's a chance for residents to learn more about the project, including the construction schedule and on-site amenities, and peruse site plans and project renderings on display. Project planners will be available to answer questions and discuss various elements of the new hotel.

Exploring gluten-free graham crackers | Kitsap Weekly

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 20, 2015 at 7:17AM

My oh my, I do love graham crackers! Thank goodness Pamela’s Products just came out with their newest gluten-free products: graham crackers, cinnamon, chocolate and honey in traditional squares or minis.

Security videos show Motel 6 blast

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 5:00PM updated at 7:43PM

Videos show blast from Aug. 18 Motel 6 gas explosion.

'I thought it was a bomb': Explosion destroys part of Bremerton Motel 6

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 10:00PM updated Aug 19, 2015 at 10:49AM

BREMERTON – An acrid smell of smoke filled the air near Motel 6 in Bremerton as firefighters and other emergency personnel dealt with an explosion that partially destroyed the building around 8 p.m. Aug. 18.

Callow Avenue casino proposal at an impasse

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 11:28AM

BREMERTON — At 0.79-acre, 1321 N. Callow Ave. is arguably one of the smallest pieces of Indian Country in the United States. Under the U.S. Code, Indian Country — Native-owned trust land, including allotments and reservations — falls under the authority of Tribal and U.S. governments, which means 1321 N. Callow Ave. is in the jurisdiction of the Suquamish Tribe because the site is within Suquamish’s historical territory. But the site is surrounded by the City of Bremerton. So, how the site can be developed is being tested.

Chief Seattle Days | Slideshow

  • Aug 17, 2015 at 9:49AM

The annual Chief Seattle Days festival took place Aug. 14-16 in Suquamish.

Poulsbo micropublisher hopes to turn Kitsap into a literary mecca | Kitsap Weekly

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 16, 2015 at 2:35PM

Armed with a vision, the technology of Konica Minolta and a business plan only an MBA could write, the owners of Kitsap Printing in Poulsbo have launched a separate company, Kitsap Publishing. Their goal: To become a publisher of quality softcover books serving a national and international market.

My experience with Obliteride

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:46PM

I volunteered with Obliteride, and it was an incredibly rewarding experience.

Walk the decks of history

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 2:32PM

At the Port of Brownsville on Aug. 19, history lovers and sailing fans of all ages will have the chance to “come aboard” a replica of the legendary schooner “America,” which stunned the English-speaking world in 1851.

Rep. Kilmer talks ‘small business’

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:56AM

When it comes to the economy, small businesses play an important part. That was the message from U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) when he spoke to more than 100 members of the Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.

Maritime Museum opened for sneak preview Aug. 8

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:53AM

By mid-September, Front Street in Poulsbo will be home to a maritime museum and visitor’s center. The building, at 19010 Front St., opened for a “sneak peek” Aug. 8.

New moon in Leo: Courage and an invitation to “simply be”

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:19AM

Did you see the dazzling display of Venus and Jupiter on the western horizon at sunset this summer? Center stage and shining their sparkling rays at us, they invited us to be as beautiful, radiant and unapologetic as they are. With the new moon (Aug. 14 at 7:53 a.m. PDT), the sun and moon in Leo expand the invitation

Lake Sammamish State Part | Trips on a tank

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:16AM

Located in Issaquah, Washington, Kitsap visitors have the option of taking a ferry and driving through Seattle (about 36 miles one way) or driving around Puget Sound on Interstate 5 (about 85 miles one way), but the trip is an easy hour to two-hour journey, and at the end, you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful lake, nestled in a wooded state park.

Early wine grape harvest begins in Washington

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 10:10AM

Washington’s historically early wine-grape harvest kicked off the morning of Aug. 7 when 18 tons of Chardonnay were harvested in the Rattlesnake Hills American Viticultural Area.

Northwest Derby Company has new venue

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 9:50AM

Roller derby team attracts talent throughout county.

Poulsbo Piranhas win big at regional meet

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 9:52AM

THe Poulsbo Piranhas swim team make a splash, even as one of the smallest teams competing.

Lake Crescent and Devil’s Punchbowl | Trips on a Tank

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 10, 2015 at 1:39PM

Nothing can quite prepare you for the feeling you get when standing on the edge of a 50-foot cliff overlooking clear, blue water, which you plan to jump into on the count of three. Devil’s Punchbowl, at Lake Crescent near Port Angeles, is reportedly about 1,000 feet deep. Thrill-seekers jump in from heights ranging from 15 to 50 feet. On July 28, my colleague Sara Miller and I were two of those people.

Neat Avenue wildland fire contained; firefighters still working to extinguish

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 12:00PM

No one has been injured in a five-acre wildland fire, east of Neat Avenue between Kingston and Jefferson Beach that started around 8 a.m. Aug. 8 in Kingston.

Pacific Northwest Cruisers annual Pirate party | Slideshow

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 10:29AM

The Pacific Northwest Cruisers stopped in Poulsbo Aug. 7-9 and celebrated with the locals.

Kolbie Lenlly Carpenter | Births

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 10:40PM

Kolbie Lenlly Carpenter was born at 2:32 p.m. Aug. 5 at Harrison Medical Center in Silverdale. She weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.

Five residents represent a combined 509 years of life

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 5:15PM

One centenarian walks five miles a day. One regularly plays cards. Another maintains a healthy sense of humor. In fact, it was birthday girl Elsie Bradbury who had the most humorous advice Aug. 7 for those who want to live to be 100.

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