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- Jan 28, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 29, 2013 at 2:43PM
Local, state and federal emergency management officials take 911 access seriously. So, when Ash and Angie Daignault of Suquamish weren’t able to connect to 911 when their 10-month-old daughter had a seizure Jan. 16, the incident started an investigation that ultimately involved officials at Kitsap County CenCom, the state Emergency Management Division, and the manager of the state Enhanced 911 Unit.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 11:08AM
The Port of Poulsbo has entertained the idea of expanding its boundaries for nearly one year. Little, if any, opposition to the notion presented itself during that time. In fact, only a handful of supportive voices were raised at port meetings and a town hall on the topic. But at a Jan. 24 forum hosted by the North Kitsap Herald at the Poulsbo City Hall, the opposition finally showed up.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 11:15AM
Owner believes a large truck hit the business while performing a U-turn on Highway 104, Jan. 24.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jan 27, 2013 at 4:10PM
Two fundraisers are set on the calendar: one on Jan. 30 at The Garage Bar & Grill, and the other at Manette Saloon & Sidebar on Feb. 1
- Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM
There won't be as many people forced to stand or find their own seating at Buc Field in the near future.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 2:06PM
The proliferation of social networking sites and online media has created a flood of personal information in the marketplace. A proposed House bill would give users a right to have that information erased from the public eye.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 2:22PM
With a budget shortfall as a result of reduced support from the state's general fund, Washington State Parks has had to cut back on maintenance and staff hours. But so far, no parks have been forced to close. Park officials are focusing on bringing in more revenue to fill the gap by promoting the Discover Pass program.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 1:57PM
House Bill 2102 would require a criminal convicted of a serious violent offense to seek permission from the court before suing their victim or their victim’s family in civil court. The bill exempts lawsuits under statutes dealing with domestic relations, such as legal separation, domestic violence and child support.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 1:54PM
Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that intends to label transgenic fish. Transgenic is a form of genetic engineering where the DNA is “spliced” to create more desirable traits. Although the new bill only addresses labeling and not the production of these fish, the industry opposes it.
- Jan 27, 2014 at 10:30AM
William B. Richards died of a heart attack Jan. 9, 2014 at age 72 while working out on a rowing machine.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:37PM
Poulsbo Elementary School Principal Claudia Alves has been placed on administrative leave after she used the N-word, not once, but several times — first, in a discussion with a student about how a word of concern to the student wasn’t as bad as the N-word; then in more than one discussion with the student’s parents, one of whom happens to be African-American.
- Jan 25, 2014 at 3:00PM
Great Northwest Wine: As Washington grows and solidifies its position as the country’s No. 2 wine-producing state while increasing quality, more of the value-priced red wines keep providing incredible quality.
- Jan 25, 2014 at 11:00AM
One of the most successful hydroplane racers in that sport’s history has organized a winter boat rendezvous that will bring a summer-like festival atmosphere to Poulsbo, Feb. 7-9.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 11:14AM
"Nunsense II" takes the stage at the Western Washington Center for the Arts.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 11:01AM
The comedic murder mystery “Clever Dick” takes the stage Jan. 24 at the Jewel Box Theatre in Poulsbo. The show will run through Feb. 15
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:47AM
The principal of Poulsbo Elementary School is on leave after she used the N-word in separate discussions with a student and his parents. The pilot of a small plane that crashed in Poulsbo is in the ICU at Harborview Medical Center. Sound Brewery gives up on buying the former Courtesy Ford site. Those are the top stories in the Jan. 24 North Kitsap Herald, available at newsstands and in stores.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:22AM
The Poulsbo Port District proposes expanding its boundaries to include the Poulsbo city limits and neighborhoods on both sides of Liberty Bay, including Lemolo and up to the Keyport Port District boundaries.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:19AM
I would like to thank the former telephone companies — Poulsbo Rural Telephone Association, United Telephone of the NW, Sprint-Embarq — and current provider CenturyLink for providing their service trucks for the last 50 years to help place the Christmas decorations in downtown Poulsbo.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:18AM
According to an opinion in the Herald on Dec. 27, the Port of Poulsbo wants to increase its boundaries to roughly those of the City of Poulsbo. Obviously, the Port of Poulsbo is unaware of the boundaries of Poulsbo.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 9:17AM
A top-notch school system is the backbone of any vibrant community. It is tough work for our administrator, staff, teachers and school board to make things work within the constraints of funding that is available. Periodic maintenance and operation levies bridge the gap between state and federal funding and the actual cost to run a school district.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 11:35AM
Poulsbo Elementary School principal Claudia Alves called a student’s family to apologize for her use of the N-word during her discussion with the student on how the word differs from other words. While on the phone with the student’s father, who is African-American, she used the word again.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 23, 2013 at 11:37AM
The 3.47-acre resort is being cleared for a multi-million dollar project that is planned to transform the site into a new boat launch and parking lot.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 5:14PM
Kent Curtiss was still listed in critical condition in Harborview Medical Center’s intensive care unit Jan. 22, two days after he called 9-1-1 from his crashed plane in a clearcut field in north Poulsbo. Harborview spokeswoman Susan Gregg said Curtiss’s family is declining interviews. “They are just focusing on him and not participating in any interviews,” Gregg said.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 3:25PM
The collision occurred just before 3 p.m. Traffic in the northbound lane of the highway was being diverted through a residential road next to the crash.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 12:46PM
There's almost $40,000 extra heading to the North Kitsap School District Jan. 23.
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