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About our series: Neighbors Helping Neighbors | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 12:54PM

Each story in this series will introduce you to each cause or program, and then let you know how you can help. We’re publishing the series during this season of giving because we want you to know that you can help make a difference anytime, all year long. Let us know what you think.

Amid the darkness, there is light | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 1:01PM

Editor’s note: This is the first of four stories in a North Kitsap Herald holiday series, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The series calls attention to little-known causes that change lives in our community — and how you can help.

Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor reports sewer spill

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 4:58PM

Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor has reported a 12,000-gallon sewage spill into the stormwater collection system that serves the base, the Kitsap Public Health District reported Dec. 7.

Celebrants carry on through Julefest rains

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 11, 2015 at 9:32AM

There was no bonfire at Julefest this year. But there was rain. Lots and lots of rain. Though, despite the inclement weather — which was clearly the work of Loki — hundreds of Poulsbo residents attended the annual Lucia Bride ceremony Dec. 5 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park.

Severe-weather shelters open; heavy rain and wind expected

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 5:06PM

Kitsap County’s severe weather shelters will be open Dec. 7-8 because of potentially heavy rain and wind, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management reported.

Agate Dreams opens, with dreams for the future

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 9:07AM

Someday, proponents say, popping a mint into your mouth for a little boost from THC will be looked at no differently than pouring a cup of coffee for a caffeine jolt.

Appellate court upholds eviction; Kingston Adventures may reopen at new location elsewhere

  • Dec 11, 2015 at 10:50AM

The state Court of Appeals Division I upheld the Port of Kingston’s eviction of Kingston Adventures from the marina, Dec. 7. Beth Brewster, who with her husband Rob owns Kingston Adventures, had alleged that the port evicted her business in retaliation for her criticizing the port in public. She also alleged port officials discriminated against her because she is a woman.

KCMT wants to move to former Albertsons building at Poulsbo Village

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:50PM

Kitsap Children's Musical Theatre has called about dozen buildings home during its 16-year existence. Now, the theater’s management is hoping its next home will be the former Albertsons building in Poulsbo Village Shopping Center.

Poulsbo City Council members sworn in

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 3:22PM

City Council members Ken Thomas, Connie Lord, Gary Nystul and Jeff McGinty — each a winner in the Nov. 3 general election — were sworn in on Dec. 16.

Road collapse, KCMT move, language bowl, fund update among top stories

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:50AM

A Kingston neighborhood is cut off from emergency services by a road collapse. KCMT wants to move to Poulsbo Village. Competitors put their Lushootseed skills to the test. Local fund is one-third of the way to its goal. Those are the top stories in the Dec. 18 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.

Big boost to fund; one-third of the way to goal

  • Dec 18, 2015 at 11:29AM

More than $3,400 in a week of donations boosted the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund total to $12,025 by morning Dec. 17 — surpassing last year’s to-date total of $11,281.

'Guardian Stone' will be newest art installation at Waterfront Park

  • Dec 19, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:41PM

Silverdale artist Lisa Stirrett has something in store for Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park: Three steel and glass swords embedded in a rock. She calls it “The Guardian Stone.” It’s an art installation and Poulsbo’s newest tribute to its Norwegian and nautical heritage.

Natural gas line broken; Jensen Way evacuated from Sunset to Iverson streets

  • Dec 21, 2015 at 11:43AM

Jensen Way from Sunset Street to Iverson Street was evacuated Dec. 21 because of a ruptured natural gas line in front of Bank of America.

Two players, one heart: Bobby Schmidt plays prep football for a buddy who didn’t get the chance

  • Dec 22, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:41PM

Bob and Carrie Schmidt sat with their son Bobby at Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas, waiting for the results of a bone marrow biopsy performed the day before. They followed their doctor down a hallway, walked into a small office and shut the door. The walls were beige under the dimly lit fluorescent light.

Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund almost halfway to year’s goal

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 4:34PM

A week of individual donations totalling $2,750 boosted the Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund total to $14,775 by morning Dec. 22, edging the fund to the halfway mark in this year’s fundraising goal of $30,000. Annually, the fund helps more than 300 local households, fund manager John MacDonald, CPA, said. MacDonald hopes the goal can be exceeded so the fund can meet more needs in the community.

Working to ensure no child is hungry | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:43PM

North Kitsap’s local food banks ensure no child goes hungry with Food to Grow On and Food for Thought, support programs that provide weekend take-home food for children that otherwise might go hungry. The programs, by Kingston ShareNet and North Kitsap Fishline, respectively, ensure almost 300 children have access to food, any day of the week.

Your feedback in survey is appreciated

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:59PM

Thank you to all who participated in the Project Poulsbo Community Survey as part of the 2016 Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulation Periodic Update.

A Christmas gift from Congress | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:56PM

Among the lumps of coal — riders attached to the omnibus spending bill that Congress passed and President Obama signed last week — were a few diamonds, including the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund that expired for the first time in its 50-year history at the end of September.

More money for Alzheimer’s research

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

In a historic move in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18 Congress passed the 2016 federal government appropriations bill that includes the largest funding increase ever for Alzheimer’s disease research, bringing the total at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to nearly $1 billion per year.

It's time we admit we're at war

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:26PM

I do not know specifically the point of the editorial page cartoon (reference the huge bomb over a lone terrorist surrounded by, what, innocent people?). But I do feel it is time that people in this country realize and admit that we are in fact at war.

Inaccurate message in cartoon

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:25PM

Referring to the cartoon in the Nov. 20 edition of the North Kitsap Herald, you show conservative governors preventing Joseph and Mary from having a room at the inn, and equate that prevention with pausing the uncontrolled admission of Syrian refugees into the U.S. until the security risks can be sorted out.

Fundraiser made $9,800 for Fishline

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 3:22PM

North Point Church would like to send a heartfelt “thank you” to the many businesses and individuals for their generous support of our Swing Into Giving fundraiser for North Kitsap Fishline on Nov. 14.

Writer is blind to his own rationalizations

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

Rationalizations based on false facts and ideological presuppositions must be a ton of fun for cartoon critics like David Simpson (“Inaccurate message in previous cartoon,” page A4, Dec. 11 Herald).

Think globally, act locally | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 24, 2015 at 6:00AM

Negotiators from more than 190 countries on Dec. 12 approved a far-reaching agreement to slow the emission of greenhouse gases and the advancement of climate change. Regardless of whether the pact is ultimately ratified by those nations, and what it will spell out in the responsibilities for the United States, the job is really up to us.

Legal needs of many are not met | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

“If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” It’s a constitutional right guaranteed those in the criminal courts; but there’s no right to legal advice or representation in civil cases.

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