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$1.14 million raised for 230 nonprofits in Kitsap Great Give

  • May 6, 2015 at 6:57AM

More than 5,700 donations totaling more than $1,017,000 were made on May 5 to 230 nonprofits in the Kitsap Great Give, a day of giving organized by the Kitsap Community Foundation and its presenting sponsor, United Way of Kitsap County

Port of Bremerton explores business opportunities with Taiwanese delegates

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 6, 2015 at 6:48AM

Taiwanese businesses might one day ship Washington products from Bremerton's industrial park via railroad to waiting cargo ships at the Grays Harbor deep-water port. The products would then be distributed to Asian markets. Bremerton port commissioners hosted a delegation of nine officials from Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, for a discussion of economic development opportunities April 30 at Bremerton National Airport.

Vikings eke out 6-5 win over Port Angeles, claim league lead | Baseball

  • May 5, 2015 at 12:03PM

On May 4 at North Kitsap, Port Angeles scored four runs in the sixth inning to take a one-run lead over the Vikings, and it suddenly became the Roughriders’ game to lose. But PA pitcher Ryan Rodocker allowed the Vikings to tie the game in the bottom of the sixth and North Kitsap’s Tyler Trainer scored the winning run on consecutive wild pitches in the bottom of the seventh to eke out a 6-5 win.

Vikings' sixth-inning barrage seals win over Lynden | Baseball

  • May 4, 2015 at 1:26PM

Lynden was leading 2-1 and held North Kitsap scoreless for two innings May 2 in Poulsbo. Then, the Vikings unleashed a four-run barrage in the bottom of the sixth and relief pitcher Joey Regan held Lynden scoreless in the top of the seventh to seal the win and improve the Vikings’ record to 8-2, 14-3 and put them in a tie for the Olympic League title.

Scarlet Road organization restores hope at soiree

  • May 4, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:48PM

Supporters of Scarlet Road, a organization fighting against sexual exploitation and trafficking, gathered April 24 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art to raise awareness and funding to help local survivors of exploitation and trafficking.

West Sound Academy will establish tech center

  • May 3, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 8:05PM

Through developing partnerships with Kitsap Regional Library and North Kitsap Parks and Recreation, students and adults will participate in new opportunities to explore robotics, 3-D modeling, digital art, and graphic design.

Women who rock: Month-long series of tribute bands at The Point | Kitsap Week

  • May 2, 2015 at 2:00AM updated May 3, 2015 at 8:03PM

In May, The Point Casino is hosting a month-long feature of tribute acts to some of rock’s most distinguished bands: AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin and Judas Priest.

Bainbridge boys inch closer to .500 with win over North Kitsap | Lacrosse

  • May 2, 2015 at 8:23AM

Bainbridge inched closer to regain a .500 record in boys lacrosse as the Spartans easily handled North Kitsap in prep action, April 30 at Battle Point Park on Bainbridge Island.

Bainbridge divers advance to championships

  • May 1, 2015 at 3:37PM

The Bainbridge Island Dive Club jumped into the ferociously competitive fray of the Junior Region 10 Championships this past weekend in Beaverton and two divers earned a chance to compete at the USA Diving Zone E Championship meet next month.

Students participate in 'exhilarating' music contest

  • May 2, 2015 at 5:00AM

Thirty-two choir students went to the Washington Music Educators Association’s state solo and ensemble competition at the end of April.

'Complete Streets' study topic of May 6 KCAC meeting

  • May 3, 2015 at 2:00PM

Kingston Complete Streets, a planning study conducted by Kitsap County Public Works, will be presented at a community forum during the Kingston Citizens Advisory Council meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. May 6 at the North Kitsap Fire & Rescue Paul T. Nichol Fire Station, 26642 Miller Bay Road, Kingston.

Stellar stats for NK lacrosse team; so what went wrong? | Lacrosse

  • May 1, 2015 at 1:06PM

North Kitsap (3-7) headed to Bainbridge (5-2) for a non-league game on April 30, third in the Olympic Conference but the playoffs outside their grasp. For a team that can play with such intensity, what went wrong?

Small business offers a huge benefit

  • May 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

Employees get a chance to visit France and learn traditional craft of crepe making.

Smile Partners hopes to hit the road

  • May 3, 2015 at 1:00PM

An 11-year-old program that offers preventative dental hygiene to low-income children and seniors in the Puget Sound area is hoping to take their work on the road in their own mobile van soon.

Clearwater Casino reopens after precautionary evacuation

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 3:00PM updated May 1, 2015 at 2:06PM

Eight employees were taken to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton for what are thought to be minor breathing issues.

Program teaches second language starting in kindergarten

  • May 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

North Kitsap School District offers a language learner program for students who wish to learn Spanish as a second language.

Kingston sailing program subject of meeting

  • May 1, 2015 at 1:27PM

The Kingston Port Commission will host a special meeting at 9-11 a.m. May 4 to discuss a sailing program operating out of the Port of Kingston.

English language program gives 'critical' education

  • May 3, 2015 at 5:00AM

The English Language Learner program is helping more than 200 students in the North Kitsap School District to become proficient in English not just conversationally, but academically, as well.

Schwan finishes Boston Marathon in 3:31:55

  • May 1, 2015 at 1:15PM

Tenille Schwan, 36, of Kingston finished in the top half of runners in the 119th Boston Marathon, April 20. Four hours later, she and her fiance, Ik Icard, were on a plane to Mexico to be married.

Vikings are headed to playoffs | Baseball

  • May 1, 2015 at 1:02PM

And they are playing like they intend to be in the postseason

Policies of embargo, isolation failed

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:54PM

Those prisoners in Cuba might well only be languishing in prison for the crime of simply speaking their minds, but many of the 2.24 million imprisoned in the U.S. are there primarily for the crime of poverty, which goes a long way to ensuring that our justice system does not function fairly for them.

Common Core won’t improve education

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:54PM

Joan Gorner (“Common Core is just the latest fad,” page A4, April 10 Herald) is rightly suspicious of Common Core as a cure-all education reform.

Sidewalks are needed, not political cronyism

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:52PM

The county proposes closing two streets in downtown Kingston to motorists and pedestrians, subject to being arrested if trespassing after dark or some set hours. I am appalled that this is even a proposal. This goes beyond gentrification to outright elitism.

Thanks, DOT, for improving line of sight

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:51PM

My wife and I want to thank the Department of Transportation mower operator for a fantastic job of mowing alongside State Highway 104 between Parcells Road and Balmoral Place.

School funding protest: North Kitsap teachers vote to walk out on May 18

  • May 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 12:50PM

Members of the North Kitsap Education Association, the union that represents NKSD teachers, voted April 30 to join other districts in the state by participating in a one-day walkout.

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