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Similar issues, different approaches | North Kitsap School Board, District 4

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Sep 26, 2015 at 6:32AM

Scott Henden and Glen Robbins want much of the same things for the North Kitsap School District: More vocational training. Measurable goals. Local control of education. More community engagement. Where they differ is their approach and how they would accomplish those goals.

Bainbridge police collect unwanted prescription drugs Saturday

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 6:07PM

Islanders who want to get rid of unwanted prescription medications can bring their drugs to the Bainbridge Island police station this weekend as the department participates in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s nationwide “Drug Take-Back Initiative.”

Household chemical pickup event coming Saturday

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 6:05PM

Bainbridge Island residents can bring their hazardous household chemicals to a one-day collection event being held at the city of Bainbridge Island’s Operations Maintenance Facility from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.

Kathleen Sutton Fund helps 'any woman who comes to us' | Kitsap Weekly

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 12:54PM

The nonprofit fund helps cover travel expenses for women who are being treated for cancer. The 13th annual auction to support that effort is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4, in Port Gamble.

Beware of ‘Ransomware’

  • Sep 27, 2015 at 6:00AM

Someone just called me and threatened me that he would shut down my computer if I didn’t immediately send him $800 through Western Union or Walmart. I did not pay.

230 students are better-equipped for school

  • Sep 27, 2015 at 6:00AM

School is well underway and thanks to the generous support of our community there are 230 children that have new backpacks and school supplies to help start them off to a successful year.

Student exchange is a life-changing experience

  • Sep 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

Every fall, the Poulsbo Rotary interviews a handful of high school students to see which students have what it takes to be a successful participant in our youth exchange programs.

Strong schools equals strong communities

  • Sep 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

On Sept. 10, the North Kitsap Schools Foundation held its fourth annual Dine Out for NK Schools event. Fourteen local restaurants (a record!) participated and generously donated more than $4,000 to the foundation, which will be used to fund grants for exciting and enriching academic opportunities for NK students.

Reform, but don’t throw out, charter schools

  • Sep 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

New to the area, I clearly have no personal experience, nor expertise, on Washington state’s school systems. Yet, I’m struck by the degree of controversy surrounding public charter schools in Washington, and join the public chorus taken aback by the state Supreme Court’s decision to simply render them illegal, rather than in need of reform.

Help for veterans transitioning into the future | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

Olympic College has received a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education, for $320,000, to create a new student center for veterans. The new Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success will be designed to boost veteran enrollment and help ensure they complete programs to earn degrees.

Congressman Kilmer reacts to Pope Francis’ Congressional Address

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 10:12AM

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer said Pope Francis delivered an inspiring call to action during the pontiff's historic address to a joint meeting of Congress Thursday.

Create, Taste, Experience | A North Kitsap Herald series

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 4:19PM

Downtown Poulsbo has emerged as an arts district. Several venues enable you to discover your talent, too.

Serendipitous opening for Maritime Museum

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 4:24PM

Everything fell into place in building's transformation.

Truck goes over overpass, driver flown to Harborview

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 4:14PM

A motorist was flown to Harborview Medical Center after his GMC truck went off the overpass near the Keyport/Bangor exit of Highway 3, at about 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23.

Municipal court cases up 80 percent from last year

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 4:10PM

The prosecution rate at Poulsbo Municipal Court from May through August was up 80 percent over the last year.

Poulsbo saves $317,000 by re-funding two bonds

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 4:09PM

The City of Poulsbo re-funded two bond issues and, as a result, will save around $317,000, according to Debbie Booher, city finance director.

Poulsbo Beer Run: inspiring runners since 2012

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 3:56PM

Runners, beer drinkers, people who like costumes: Begin having fun.

North Kitsap Cheer aims for state title

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 3:58PM

After finishing second as freshmen, the senior class is ready to lead the team to state once more.

IslandWood invites women to a weekend in the woods

  • Sep 23, 2015 at 9:53AM

After a soothing day of trail walking, meditation and conversations with an esteemed memoirist, you’re savoring wild halibut and foraged mushrooms prepared by a private chef.

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to conduct exercise on Hood Canal

  • Sep 23, 2015 at 9:55AM

HOOD CANAL — The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit, Bangor, is scheduled to conduct an on-water exercise Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Car crashes into base of 'Norseman' sculpture

  • Sep 22, 2015 at 4:04PM

An Audi sedan's brake failure led to a crash, causing no serious injuries or major damage to other cars.

Tall ship Adventuress will visit Suquamish Sept. 24-28

  • Sep 22, 2015 at 12:19PM

The first time a tall ship visited Suquamish’s waters, it was the beginning of a time of tumultuous change for the region’s First Peoples. From Sept. 24-28, another tall ship visits Suquamish waters — the Adventuress — but the tenor of the visit is different.

Explosive housing costs in Seattle are sparking interest in Kitsap County’s real-estate market

  • Sep 18, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Sep 22, 2015 at 10:22AM

Is South Kitsap and Port Orchard on the cusp of becoming a viable alternative for King County residents being priced out of their housing market?

Wyman expects 'record-breaking' voter turnout in 2016

  • Sep 22, 2015 at 9:36AM

The state’s chief elections officer and her staff have been busy behind the scenes, preparing the stage for voters in what promises to be an interesting and contentious 2016 campaign, nationally and locally.

Turning carbon-fiber composite scrap material into useful products

  • Sep 22, 2015 at 9:31AM

Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, and education and industry representatives helped the Port of Port Angeles break ground Sept. 21 on a new Composite Recycling Technology Center, at the port’s Composite Manufacturing Campus. Ed Stern, a Poulsbo City Council member, participated as chairman of the Central Puget Sound Economic Development District.

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