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Carter visits Kitsap for USS Jimmy Carter change of command ceremony

  • May 29, 2015 at 6:00PM updated at 10:24PM

SILVERDALE – Former President Jimmy Carter visited the Kitsap Peninsula May 29 to attend a change of command ceremony for the submarine named in his honor – the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23) at Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor.

Poulsbo City Council candidate charged with violating protection order

  • May 29, 2015 at 12:39PM

Gregory A. Mueller is a retired U.S. Navy fire controlman who, until recently, worked as a technician for Delphinus Engineering in Bremerton. He is a candidate for City Council Position 4 and faces Councilman Jeff McGinty in the Nov. 3 general election.

Kids can learn to code

  • May 29, 2015 at 11:02AM

Children and young adults have the chance to learn about programming during the the West Sound CoderDojo, which will be hosted May 30 at the Poulsbo City Hall.

Liveaboard expansion moving forward | Port of Poulsbo

  • May 29, 2015 at 10:54AM

An inter-local agreement between the mayor's office and the Port of Poulsbo has been signed satisfying the parking conditions necessary to increase liveaboards.

Conservation project within $11,000 of completing Grovers Creek Preserve

  • May 28, 2015 at 3:49PM

The Kitsap Forest & Bay Project is nearing the end of an online campaign to “Save Grovers Creek Preserve” by raising money toward the purchase of more than 200 acres of ancient trees, wetlands, and salmon stream in North Kitsap County. The campaign, which ends on May 29, can be found online at

Port Gamble Bay cleanup begins in July

  • May 28, 2015 at 2:21PM

Will be the ‘largest piling removal project in Puget Sound’

‘Thanking the troops’ didn’t happen for shunned Vietnam vets

  • May 28, 2015 at 4:00PM

Today’s military homecomings are grand events. They are celebrated in person and then again on videos shared on social media and the Internet. They receive positive attention on national television. Troops are greeted at airports with handshakes and, sometimes, prepaid calling cards to get in touch with loved ones.

The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma VI

  • May 28, 2015 at 10:52AM

Riders in The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma VI depart the Kitsap County Administration Building in Port Orchard on May 23. Hundreds of motorcycle riders escorted the remains of Robert Sherman Timm (U.S. Army), Linda Eagleson Burnett Dodge (U.S. Army) and Gary James Cegalis (U.S. Air Force) to Tahoma National Cemetery for a military burial.

Kitsap Water Trails Festival set for June 27-28

  • May 28, 2015 at 10:34AM

For John Kuntz, owner of Olympic Outdoor Center, it all began with a paddling trip he and a friend made in 1996 from Belfair to Allyn.

Shellfish harvesting closed in Hood Canal; elevated biotoxin concentrations

  • May 28, 2015 at 6:25AM

Kitsap Public Health District and the state Department of Health have closed shellfish harvesting in Hood Canal from Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor south to the Mason County line because of high levels of marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Film project is ‘More Than a Feeling’ for students

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:00AM updated May 27, 2015 at 2:51PM

Kingston High School seniors Nick Woltersdorf and Conner Erickson have spent the last year producing a feature-length, coming-of-age movie called “More Than a Feeling,” following teenagers in the final days of their final high school summer break.

KHS alum Wildung bats .301 for PLU

  • May 27, 2015 at 6:30AM

Curtis Wildung, a Kingston High School grad who now catches for Pacific Lutheran University, batted .301 with two home runs, 12 RBI, 23 runs and three stolen bases for the Lutes in their 2015 conference-title season.

Arthurs named to lacrosse All-Conference First Team

  • May 27, 2015 at 6:29AM

Junior midfielder Kellson Arthurs of North Kitsap was named on May 26 to the Narrows / Olympic Lacrosse All-Conference First Team.

Port Gamble Bay cleanup starts in July

  • May 27, 2015 at 5:36AM

Meeting on May 27 focuses on work at key Puget Sound Initiative site

Students turn 'trash' into 'treasure' at Vinland Elementary

  • May 26, 2015 at 3:29PM

The class was given the idea by parent volunteer Richele Strong to upcycle bottle caps and turn them into a mural for the school's annual auction.

Teacher protests continue in Washington

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:18PM

Nearly 60 school districts in Washington have staged, or will stage, walkouts. Protests started April 22 with the Lakewood, Stanwood-Camano and Arlington school districts, after legislators considered an 11-percent raise for themselves.

The art of ink | Kitsap Week

  • May 26, 2015 at 12:25PM

Tattoo artists are serious about their body of work

Expressing our thanks on Memorial Day | Tolman's Tales

  • May 25, 2015 at 6:14AM

May we remember those not with us on this Memorial Day, say a simple thanks and remember the positive they brought to each of our lives.

Commemorate Memorial Day on the USS Turner Joy

  • May 23, 2015 at 1:00PM updated May 25, 2015 at 6:05AM

The historic destroyer USS Turner Joy will host a public Memorial Day ceremony on the ship's fantail at 10 a.m. May 25.

A free rose for veterans during Memorial Day weekend

  • May 23, 2015 at 1:18PM

Flowers To Go is giving a free rose to veterans at all of its locations on May 22-23, to demonstrate, the company said in a press release, "appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by service members past and present."

Pause and remember those who gave all | In Our Opinion

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

On Monday, we encourage all to shut off their smart phones and pause from barbecues and picnics and busy lives; take a moment to remember those that served in the military, who gave their lives for our nation, for our ideals and principles, for our freedom and for the freedom of others.

Poulsbo CF Walk: 'This walk is full of hope'

  • May 23, 2015 at 7:52AM

The Poulsbo CF Walk is a walk presented annually by the Great Stride, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraising event. All proceeds from this event go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and from there 90 cents of every dollar is donated to research in hopes of finding a cure.

Those flags raised money for veterans

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:58PM

As 1st vice commander of the post, I’d like to say a special thank you to everyone who helped us raise just over $500 in support of veteran causes. Every cent raised goes back to veterans and their programs.

It’s not too late to help Stamp Out Hunger

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:06PM

On behalf of Fishline, we want to thank our awesome community for your support during our recent Stamp Out Hunger food drive. This annual event is an opportunity for food banks across our country to get a needed shot in the arm at the perfect time, and we always look forward to seeing our shelves full again as we enter into the long summer.

More response to Viking statue letter IV

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:05PM

I agree on both issues in Paul Tweiten’s letter (May 8 issue) regarding the Viking statue being adorned with flowers, bunny ears, sombrero, etc., and renaming the pavilion.

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