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- Nov 22, 2015 at 8:00AM
The Poulsbo Tree-Lighting Ceremony is relatively brief. People show up, cider is sipped and carols are sung, Miss Poulsbo flicks the lights on and everyone goes home. But under the guidance of a tattooed 27-year-old entrepreneur, this year’s ceremony is shaping up to be about as subdued as Santa Claus in a monster truck. Because Santa will actually be riding in a monster truck.
- Nov 20, 2015 at 11:28AM
City Council members approved spending requests for 2016 from a number of city departments Nov. 18. In order to meet those requests, the city will have to use $374,246 from its reserve accounts. The finance department was slated to get the largest increase, including $116,578 to hire a budget analyst.
- Nov 20, 2015 at 11:22AM
A Best Western Hotel is proposed on Forest Rock Lane. The city will dip into its reserves to cover spending requests from city departments. A Poulsbo woman wins a restored 1920s bungalow in Asheville, North Carolina. Those are the top stories in the Nov. 20 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.
- Nov 20, 2015 at 10:30AM
Why is it that there are so many requests for help this time of year? It’s not just because of Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s because it’s cold. More people in our community — perhaps people you know — have to stretch that dollar farther. Suddenly, cupboards are a little more bare, clothing a little more inadequate. Needs once put off now become critical. Consider a gift, no matter the size, to the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund. Here’s what your dollar accomplishes ...
Tis the season: Community strives to ensure no stomach goes unfilled, no need goes unmet | Kitsap Weekly
- Nov 19, 2015 at 4:14PM
As temperatures get colder and nights grow longer, Kitsap residents are not only looking forward to holiday festivities, but also ensuring they’ve got each others’ backs.
- Nov 19, 2015 at 3:56PM
The Manor Farm Inn, a country-style farmhouse inn on Big Valley Road, is presenting a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 26 in which all proceeds will go to the Kitsap Rescue Mission.
- Nov 18, 2015 at 4:02PM
Developers are hoping to bring a five-story, 59,500-square-foot Best Western Hotel to Forest Rock Lane near Central Market. The proposed site is a forested 2.5-acre parcel on a steep slope adjacent to Poulsbo Reliable Storage. It has a 10,000-square-foot wetland that would require an 80-foot buffer between it and any buildings.
- Nov 18, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 11:06AM
As of 6 a.m. Nov. 18, the following roads are reported closed. Most roads involve trees down with wires entangled, the Kitsap County public information office reported. Puget Sound Energy crews are responding and roads will be reopened as the wires are cleared.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 4:49PM
As you know, a storm is blowing through Kitsap County. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning until 6 p.m. Nov. 17. In the forecast: south or southwest winds, 25 to 40 mph, with 60 mph gusts expected. The strongest winds are expected between now and 4 p.m.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 4:47PM
Kingston's Nada Hantaveevongsa, Rachel Singleton, Gabby Green and Claudia Velie set a school record in the 400-yard freestyle relay, with a time of 4:16.12. And Velie, a freshman, had two top-10 finishes at the 2A Girls State Swimming & Diving Championships, Nov. 14 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 12:35PM
Brenda Prowse and Hugh Nelson are longtime Poulsbo residents now living in Paris. The night of the terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, they were dining near the Eiffel Tower with a friend from Poulsbo, Randi Strong-Petersen. In this interview with the Herald two days after the attacks, Prowse recounts the events of that evening – and how life in Paris, while solemn, is returning to normal.
- Nov 15, 2015 at 7:29AM
The road to the 2A State Football Championship goes through Poulsbo. The Vikings (5-1, 8-3) defeated SPSL champ River Ridge (7-0, 10-1) in the first round 17-6, Nov. 14 in Lacey.
Three Top 5's for North Kitsap swimmers; Kingston's Velie finishes 8th and 9th | 2A Girls State Swimming Championships
- Nov 14, 2015 at 7:04PM
North Kitsap and Kingston swimmers finished as among the state’s top swimmers in the 2A Girls State Swimming & Diving Championships, Nov. 14 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
Archbishop Murphy ousts North Kitsap from state volleyball tournament | 2A State Volleyball Tournament
- Nov 14, 2015 at 6:29PM
North Kitsap’s season ended with a 3-1 loss to Archbishop Murphy in the 2A State Volleyball Tournament Nov. 14.
NK swimmers advance in five events; Kingston’s Velie advances in breaststroke | 2A Girls State Swimming Championships
- Nov 14, 2015 at 7:57AM
North Kitsap swimmers advanced to the finals in five events, and Kingston freshman swimmer Claudia Velie advanced in the 100-yard breaststroke, in the prelims of the 2A Girls State Swimming & Diving Championships, Nov. 13 at the King County Aquatics Center.
- Nov 14, 2015 at 7:08AM
North Kitsap lost 3-0 to Ellensburg in the 2A State Volleyball Tournament Nov. 13, and moves on to the consolation round and a chance at fifth place.
- Nov 13, 2015 at 7:06PM
A Poulsbo resident and two former residents in Paris report via social media that they are safe. Authorities there say at least 150 people were killed in several terrorist attacks in Paris Nov. 13.
- Nov 13, 2015 at 9:57AM
The day before her 32nd birthday, dental assistant Crystal Harriman of Poulsbo received a phone call notifying her that she was the recipient of a very special birthday gift.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 3:01PM
Today, most of us have family members, friends or acquaintances that served in Vietnam. It is never too late for us to undo the disservice done to many veterans who returned home and were disdained or ignored 40 years ago.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 2:58PM
It’s been another deadly year on Kitsap’s roads. With winter weather nearing, it could get worse. But it doesn’t have to.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 2:03PM
Fragments from Poulsbo’s past, buried for decades and long forgotten in Raab Park, have been discovered. They are the capstones from the original North Kitsap Union High School, the gateway to the future for Poulsbo students from 1930 to 1986.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 1:29PM
North Kitsap and Kingston swimmers prepare for state championships as they celebrate their team success.
- Nov 10, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 5:23PM
A vehicle passenger was killed in a collision with a Waste Management truck on Sawdust Hill Road near Pimlico Place Nov. 10.
- Nov 10, 2015 at 4:32PM
Poulsbo City Clerk Nicole Stephens resigned Nov. 9, effective Nov. 13. Stephens, a certified municipal clerk who worked for the city since 2008, cited stress and health issues as reasons for stepping down.
- Nov 10, 2015 at 2:52PM
The North Kitsap girls soccer and volleyball teams placed second at districts and advance to state. The Kingston volleyball team narrowly lost a state berth in a 3-1 loss to Sequim. Here's the latest playoff schedule as of Nov. 10.
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