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PTA heavy handed in control of information

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 11:32AM

Wow. What’s wrong at the state PTA Region 1? (“Gordon PTA asks sheriff to investigate,” page A1, Feb. 21 Herald).

Response to editorial about port pay

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 11:29AM

Editor’s note: The Herald’s editorial did not state that there is fraud, waste or abuse at the Poulsbo Port District. In fact, the port commission has received compensation that is below the allowed threshold. The editorial proposed that the port establish parameters regarding pay in order to prevent abuse.

PTA should be more open when something’s awry | In Our Opinion

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 11:16AM

We understand the state and local PTA’s dilemma. Much of the tension, however, is the result of conflicting PTA policy.

Inmates to Forks, proposed motorcycle law, woman's death among top stories

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Mar 7, 2013 at 11:06AM

The Feb. 28 Herald is one of our biggest editions of the year, with a 16-page news section, 20-page Kitsap Week feature section, 62-page North Kitsap Almanac, 24-page Options education section, USA Weekend magazine, and lots of savings in our local and regional advertising circulars.

NK's Chris Franklin voted top athletic director in Olympic League

  • Mar 2, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Mar 6, 2013 at 1:12PM

Chris Franklin does a lot more than schedule sporting events. When a student requires medical attention, concussion testing or other health-related work, Franklin is called to help. He helped establish the Olympic League’s website, keeping it updated. And, Franklin is the ASB coordinator for North Kitsap High School.

Rendezvous packed ’em in on E and F docks | The Scuttlebutt

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 9:38AM

For those of you who came down to the Port of Poulsbo for our first Winter Rendezvous (weekend of Feb. 7), you quickly discovered that Waterfront Park was a real bee hive of activity with Chip Hanauer, the “Boat Guy,” meeting and greeting visitors to Poulsbo.

BIA approves addition of White Horse Golf Course to Port Madison Indian Reservation

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:08AM

The Port Madison Indian Reservation has been expanded by 283 acres to include all of White Horse Golf Course. The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced the change in a proclamation issued Feb. 28.

Hansen's derelict-vessels bill gets green light from Senate committee

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 10:08PM

OLYMPIA – A two-year effort to keep waterways clear of derelict and abandoned vessels — and protect the jobs that depend on clean water and safe navigation — sailed through a Senate committee late last week.

More roof replacements could be on the way in North Kitsap School District

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 3:09PM

Gordon Elementary School may have a new roof before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

Ownership of objects from two ancestral sites will be transferred to Suquamish Tribe, Muckleshoot Tribe

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:58PM

The Port of Seattle is transferring ownership of objects excavated at two ancestral sites to the Suquamish Tribe and the Muckleshoot Tribe. The objects have been stored by the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture since they were excavated in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s from land owned by the port.

Kitsap Public Health Releases 2013 Water Quality Report

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:55PM

The Kitsap Public Health District and Kitsap County Storm Water Management Program released its 2013 water quality report. The following information is from a press release from the Kitsap Public Health District.

Shellfish harvesting reopens on most of Hood Canal

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 12:34PM

The Bangor shoreline remains closed, according to state Health Department spokesman Mark Toy. As of Feb. 26, there was still "a little" oily bilge water running off the pier where a pump had failed, Toy said. The failed pump caused an estimated 2,000 gallons of oily bilge water to spill into Hood Canal.

KHS Athletic Boosters host annual auction fundraiser

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 11:57AM

The fundraiser is March 8 at the White Horse Clubhouse

CVS pharmacy, fast-food restaurant approved for 305 and Hostmark

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 5:13PM

The City of Poulsbo has approved site plans for a new pharmacy on the corner of Hostmark Street and Highway 305. A yet-to-be-named fast-food restaurant is also slated for the site.

Beware of jury duty scam by phone

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 3:44PM

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the office of the Kitsap County Clerk, is issuing an advisory to warn county residents of an ongoing scam that has restarted claiming victims recently in the West Sound area.

One initiative would require, another would ban, background checks on all firearms transactions

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 11:49AM

Campaigns for dueling gun initiatives on this year’s ballot could bring national attention to Washington state, and contribute to an ongoing debate about gun laws across the United States.

Legislators at odds on addressing basic education funding

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 9:26AM

While the budgets the House and Senate Democrats proposed were nearly identical, Senate Republicans believe the debate over education funding is a battle best fought next year.

Commit a crime, do the time — in Forks

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Mar 1, 2013 at 2:51PM

Poulsbo sends some inmates to Forks jail to save money on housing offenders.

Port should develop a policy regarding pay | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Mar 1, 2013 at 2:50PM

The Poulsbo Port Commission should establish a written policy specifying what commissioners can submit for their $104-per-meeting payment. There is currently no policy, and commissioners have wide latitude in what they can claim.

Cities vying for share of marijuana tax revenues

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:49PM

A new economic forecast predicts recreational marijuana businesses will bring millions in tax revenue to the state, and cities are vying for a share. Recreational marijuana business is expected to bring in $51 million in state revenue during 2015-17, according to a recent financial report released by the state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. During 2017-19, marijuana tax revenue is projected at $138.5 million.

NKSD lowers cost for full-day kindergarten at all schools

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:26PM

Families paying full tuition will pay a maximum of $1,500 for full-day, down from $2,290. The cost for reduced tuition — for families on the free or reduced lunch plans — will be a maximum of $750.

Woman’s body found in ditch identified; may have drowned

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Feb 28, 2013 at 2:38PM

A woman’s body was found shortly after 7 a.m. Feb. 27 in a drainage ditch on the west side of NW Clear Creek Road, near gate 1 of Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor. The County Coroner’s office identified the woman as Pamela McNeil, 57.

Goodfellow is 2A/3A gymnastics coach of the year | Gymnastics

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 1:15PM

North Kitsap’s gymnastics coach was selected as coach of the year during the 2A/3A State Gymnastics Championships.

NK's Seferos takes 6th on beam | Gymnastics

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 1:14PM

Chloe Seferos was just out of reach of placing in the top 10 of the beam event during the first round of the 2A/3A State Gymnastics Championships Feb. 21.

Woman's body found in drainage ditch on Clear Creek Road

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 28, 2013 at 1:09PM

A woman's body was found shortly after 7 a.m. Feb. 27 in a drainage ditch on the west side of NW Clear Creek Road, near gate 1 of Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor. A county employee conducting maintenance in the area called 911 to report finding the woman’s body, Kitsap County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said. The employee called 911 and patrol deputies went to the scene.

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