Gov. Inslee’s pollution control proposal | 2015 Session

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:08PM

At the core of Gov. Jay Inslee’s plea for stricter remedial climate legislation is an attempt to put a cap on Washington’s pollution. Inslee, who has made climate change his signature issue since his time as a congressman, and now as governor, has introduced the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which would direct the Department of Ecology to set a statewide cap-and-trade market for regulating carbon emissions.


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Poulsbo goes it alone on funding wastewater plant improvements

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 2:58PM

"It's not about whether we are going to do it or not going to do it," Mayor Becky Erickson said before the council's Jan. 21 meeting. "We have to have a sewer plant — it's in Brownsville — and we have to pay our fair share. The issue is if we should bond out or go in with the county to pay for it."

Commissioners try to balance boathouse policy with private owners' interest

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 2:57PM

It was a small meeting, but the issue was quite large for those in attendance: What is the Port of Poulsbo going to do about its boathouse policy? "Regulations are really meant for boats, and not boathouses," Port Commission President Mark DeSalvo said. "We don't have anything that relates to boathouses."

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Sculpting tiny trees into works of art is the goal of Bonsai Club

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 2:33PM

Mark Stephens said he dabbles in bonsai. He’s been doing it for 25 years, but he only dabbles. Stephens, 56, sits before a juniper bonsai tree, or “shimpaku.” It’s jagged and unkempt, the result of a season spent shaded by a wisteria plant

Berry-Maraist applauded for her work on behalf of Poulsbo

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

Linda Berry-Maraist joined the Poulsbo City Council in 2008. She left Jan. 21 to a standing applause from a full council chambers. "One of my goals for tonight was to get through this without getting teary," Berry-Maraist said from the dais. "I appreciate all the kind words. It has been a pleasure to serve, and maybe a few times it was boring, but it's always been interesting. Thank you all."

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