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Kitsap County files civil suit to enforce shooting range ordinance

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 11:00AM

PORT ORCHARD - Kitsap County filed an action March 31 in Kitsap County Superior Court requesting an injunction against Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club for failing to obtain a required operational range permit. In September 2014, Kitsap County Commissioners passed Ordinance 515-2014, which became effective December 22, 2014, establishing a requirement that outdoor shooting ranges obtain an operating permit.

Grim reality of sexual exploitation in Kitsap

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:26PM

Sheriff: Everyone must participate ‘to increase awareness and join the fight’

One dead, two injured in head-on crash at 104 and Parcells

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 1:05PM

One person died and two were injured in a two-car, head-on collision on state Highway 104 late March 11. A 28-year-old Sequim man, whose identity was being withheld until next of kin were notified, was declared dead at the scene, Washington State Patrol reported.

Driver of car in fatal crash identified

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 3:59PM

The driver of a car killed in a head-on collision on March 11 at Highway 104 and Parcells Road has been identified. The driver was Benjamin MacQueen, 28, of Sequim, the Washington State Patrol reported March 12. MacQueen was declared dead at the scene. His next of kin were notified by the Kitsap County Coroner.

NKSD hires new principal for Poulsbo Middle School, director of learning support, director of student support

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 18, 2015 at 10:46AM

The North Kitsap School Board hired a new principal for Poulsbo Middle School on March 12, as well as a district director of learning support and a director of student support.

Crash victims recovering; daughter discharged from hospital

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 11:52AM

The condition of two people injured in a car crash March 11 is improving. James Norberg, 53, of Kingston, and his 14-year-old daughter were admitted to Harborview Medical Center after a head-on-collision on Highway 104 and Parcells Road.

Students help school foundation spread the word about grants

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 12:13PM

When thinking of ways to share the work the North Kitsap Schools Foundation helps fund, Shannon Singleton thought a video showcasing the projects would be a good idea. And who better to produce the video than two students the foundation helps support?

A way to honor education’s best and brightest | In Our Opinion

  • Mar 16, 2015 at 3:16PM

So the story goes, the Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award Foundation was founded in the 1980s after several local school levies failed at the polls. The idea behind the foundation: Let voters know about the good work that teachers do, what they are doing to prepare young people for life, how they meet the challenges of teaching amid economic, political and social changes, their place in the circle of American life: that well-educated students means a more competitive workforce and engaged citizenry, which means a healthier economy and stronger communities.

Purser, Mabe elected to Suquamish Tribal Council; Mills reelected

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 6:17PM

Rich Purser was elected to the position 1 council seat, vacated by Irene Carper, who chose not to run. Sammy Mabe defeated incumbent Bardow Lewis and other candidates for the position 2 seat in the March 15 election. Council member Luther "Jay" Mills, position 3, was reelected.

Task force studying region's transportation future

  • Mar 17, 2015 at 12:09PM

Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman has been named to the Transportation Futures Task Force, which is studying the central Puget Sound region's long-term transportation needs and funding for solutions.

Army Pvt. Aaron C. Richards | In Uniform

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 5:39AM

Richards is the son of Jennifer E. Richards of Port Orchard. He is a 2013 graduate of Academy Northwest High School, Poulsbo.

Suspect who labeled himself as ‘County’s most wanted’ is now in custody

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 11:49AM

SILVERDALE – The man who recently touted himself as “One of Kitsap’s most wanted” during a brazen daylight motor vehicle theft incident last week in Navy Yard City, was apprehended early this morning during a tactical team employment.

Deadline nears for Teacher of the Year nominations | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 3:24PM

A reminder: Deadline is April 15 for nominations for the 2015 Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award.

Watson, Olympic Organics among county Earth Day Award honorees

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 9:41PM

Watson has an aggressive resource conservation program for its almost 300 employees, recycling 93 percent of all their materials. In 2014, Olympic Organics processed 14,000 yards of organic waste ranging from yard debris from the general public, to food wastes collected from local school programs. It cleaned up approximately 6,000 cubic yards of biosolids and 7,000 yards of stumps that were left on site.

Village Green groundbreaking ceremony honors community's dedication | Slideshow

  • May 4, 2015 at 10:00AM updated May 7, 2015 at 8:40AM

A ceremony to celebrate the hard work, dedication and charitable donations made by many throughout Kingston for a new community center drew a large crowd May 3.

Annual fishing derby April 25 at the North Kitsap Horticulture Pond

  • Apr 14, 2015 at 11:33AM

The one day a year to hook a big one is coming up. Poulsbo Lions Club hosts its annual fishing derby from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25, at the North Kitsap Horticulture Pond. This event is free for children age 11 and younger.

Journalists share stories of covering Oso tragedy in new video

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 2:41PM

Last month, students from Washington State University traveled to Oso and Darrington with journalists from The Daily Herald, the North Kitsap Herald's sister newspaper in Everett. The students, who are journalism and media production majors at The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, documented the Daily Herald's coverage of the community as the anniversary of the tragic mudslide approached.

Possible threat at Olympic College Poulsbo campus reported

  • May 7, 2015 at 1:16PM

Note found in bathroom on campus leads to police investigation

Potential for growth in Kitsap jobs, economy | In Our Opinion

  • May 8, 2015 at 9:46AM

The Port of Bremerton’s exploration of export and import opportunities with Taiwan presents some very exciting, and very real, opportunities for jobs creation and economic growth in Kitsap County.

Woman reportedly steps out of moving car, is injured

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 2:02PM

Emergency crews responded to a call on Indianola Road on March 23 for a woman who was hit by a car, but arrived to discover that the woman was injured when she stepped out of the vehicle as it was moving.

North Kitsap hosts Ballard on May 11 | Lacrosse

  • May 8, 2015 at 2:50PM

It’s not too late to catch the North Kitsap lacrosse team in action. The team was originally scheduled to end its season April 28 at home against Vashon. A few more games were added, with the final scheduled game, as of now, at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at Strawberry Field. NK (3-8 conference) hosts Ballard (1-8-0).

It's on to districts: Baseball begins May 9 at Kitsap County Fairgrounds | District schedules

  • May 8, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 9, 2015 at 6:51AM

The North Kitsap Vikings won five Olympic League titles: baseball, boys soccer, boys track, girls tennis, and girls track. The next step on the road to state begins May 9, when several district tournaments begin.

Remembering Bataan

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:51PM

Quinten Alvord, Marietta R. Barrios, Bonnie Sorci, Gwen Barrios Alvord, and Pablo Lozano, from left, take part in a wreath-laying ceremony during the Bataan Remembrance Day Ceremony at Bataan Park in East Bremerton on April 11.

Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53PM

OLYMPIA – After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

North Kitsap wins first-round playoff game | District 2/3 2A Baseball Tournament

  • May 9, 2015 at 4:15PM

Handily defeats Franklin Pierce 9-1 at fairgrounds

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