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Support Streissguth for County Commission

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 5:07PM

The incumbent county commissioner, Linda Streissguth, has chaired the Bremerton Housing Authority and Bremerton Planning Commission; and serves on the boards of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance and Kitsap Transit. She is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners. Ed Wolfe’s professional experience is as an attorney. He also held appointed positions in the Reagan and Bush administrations, which are not directly relevant to the responsibilities of county commissioner.

Q&A: Candidates for 23rd District state House, position 2 | 2014 Election

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:44AM

Members of the state House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms, are paid $42,106 a year plus per diem, and receive the same benefits provided to other state employees. Their salaries are set by the Washington Citizens Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.

Get to know the candidates in the general election | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 11:10AM

This election is bringing forth new voices, new views and new ideas. Get to know the candidates. Your vote will empower them to make decisions on your behalf on issues in Congress, in the state Legislature, and in county government.

Liveaboards, online threats, Point Julia pier, 23rd District candidates among top stories

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:36AM

No progress on increase in liveaboards. Teens allegedly wrote witness threats on Facebook. Point Julia pier fades into history. Q&A with candidate for 23rd district state House, position 2. Those are among the top stories in the Sept. 19 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

111-year-old Port Gamble home saved from fire

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 4:37PM

The quick actions of a woman who noticed flames coming from the front porch saved a 111-year-old New England-style home in this historical-landmark town early Sept. 18. The call came in at 4:46 a.m. after the barista in a nearby drive-thru coffee shop heard someone yelling “fire.”

No progress on increase in liveaboards

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 4:39PM

When the Port of Poulsbo broached the topic of increasing its number of liveaboard slips with the City of Poulsbo earlier this year, it was answered with two main concerns: parking and the environment. Since then, the port came up with a proposal to address those concerns. When Poulsbo’s city council met with port representatives on Sept. 10 to discuss that proposal, they parted, again, with two concerns: parking and the environment.

Pitching in around Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM

As the Baby Boomer generation increasingly moves into retirement, its members bring with them a concentration of diverse and transferable professional skills they can leverage toward causes they care about.

Keeping up with the Joneses ... and their wines | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 1:00PM

Great Nowrthwest Wine: In the arid Columbia Basin, a winery is crafting beautiful and affordable wines from some of the warmest and coolest regions in Washington’s wine country.

Stars Over Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

Personal development moves off stage and social skills step into the spotlight in Libra where development of the group becomes the focus during this new moon starting on Sept. 23.

Stars Over Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

Personal development moves off stage and social skills step into the spotlight in Libra where development of the group becomes the focus during this new moon starting on Sept. 23.

The book end | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 12:00PM

The top 10 best-selling books in August at Eagle Harbor Book Co., an independent book shop on Bainbridge Island.

County removes BigBellys from downtown Kingston

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:50AM

Kitsap County pulled its compacting trash cans from downtown Kingston along Highway 104 this week. Providing a convenient way for visitors to the heavily trafficked downtown area to dispose of their trash is now up to local merchants.

Poulsbo chamber director resigns to return to consulting

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 6:00AM

During her tenure of two years, the chamber moved its offices from 8th Avenue to Highway 305, meetings became more focused on networking and on newsworthy speaker programs, and membership grew from 328 to more than 450.

RockIt Roost seeks online support | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 12:15PM

Downtown Bremerton's retro-inspired RockIt Roost has turned to crowdfunding for expansion support, and to stay open during tough times.

4.0 quake hits Hood Canal, rattling Puget Sound area (and you?) early Sept. 17

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:26AM

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled East Jefferson County and the Puget Sound region early Sept. 17

Andrea Ashworth is 2014-15 S'Klallam Queen

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated at 7:03PM

Andrea Ashworth received the title of 2014-15 S’Klallam Queen at the annual S’Klallam Days Royalty Pageant, Sept. 12. As Tribal royalty, she will represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe at events and serve as a positive role model for other S’Klallam youth.

Point Julia pier removal may be completed by Sept. 18

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 5:12PM

Carefully, methodically, the old Point Julia landmark continued its disappearing act, its presence slowly erased piling by piling. A forklift operator extracted each pile with the precision of a dentist extracting a tooth: nudging it loose, then pulling it up and out. By 10 a.m. Sept. 15, five of 42 pilings lay on the beach.

Remembering the Great Fire of 1914

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 16, 2014 at 4:21PM

One hundred years ago, the summer of 1914 was hot and dry, similar to this year. Several fires had foreshadowed the disaster to come to downtown Poulsbo.

'Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound' opens Oct. 25

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 4:19PM

The Suquamish Museum presents a new exhibit from the Burke Museum, "Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound," Oct. 25 to Dec. 31. Focusing on the revival of traditional Native foods, "Salish Bounty" is co-curated by Burke Museum archaeologists and Coast Salish advisers.

Young osprey orphan is rejected from Poulsbo nest

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 15, 2014 at 5:14PM

The osprey at Strawberry Field have garnered quite a bit of attention after making a home on top of a light pole. And it seems that the young birds don’t want to share any of that attention.

Teens allegedly wrote on Facebook of harming witnesses in Smiley case

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 3:28PM

The Facebook messages that led to the arrest of two of three juveniles for intimidating witnesses in a school-threat case allegedly included comments of hunting the witnesses down and killing them.

Cold Virus Season | Cartoon of the Day

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 2:07PM

The cartoon for Sept. 15 is by John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune.

Time may be running short for ‘Whit’s End’ | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 15, 2014 at 12:03PM

Where we live: The trailer on Poulsbo's Fjord Drive has become a fixture along the waterfront. Soon, though, it may move to make way for developers.

Vikings soccer | Fall sports previews

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Vikings won the Olympic League title with a 16-0 record in 2013

Buccaneers Soccer | Fall sports previews

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 11:00PM

The Buccaneers finished 12-4 during the regular season for a third place finish in the Olympic League in 2013.

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