Two Poulsbo firefighter/paramedics are assisting the recovery effort in Haiti. - EMPACT Northwest / Courtesy

‘This is the calm before the storm’: Local firefighters help in Haiti

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 12:31PM

“I’ve always wanted a job that actually mattered if I showed up for work,” Poulsbo firefighter/EMT Tevia Friedman said during a layover in Miami on Oct. 17. Friedman, along with EMPACT Northwest Operations Director Jake Gillanders, and Poulsbo Fire Department paramedic, were waiting for the rest of their team to arrive. They would depart for Beaulieu, Haiti less than 48 hours later.


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Poulsbo's 'tough love' for homeless: Take help, face arrest, or move on

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According to remarks made at an earlier Public Safety/Legal Committee meeting, the ordinance is intended to offer help to those who are homeless by circumstance, while sending those who are homeless by choice “down the road.”

A feast for eyes and ears | Kitsap Weekly

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Kitsap's shorelines and waterways host an amazing diversity of wintering birds

How North Kitsap School District will cut $1.3 million

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 4:04PM

The North Kitsap School District will hold off on hiring 6.5 FTEs and will cut expenses in 14 areas to make up a $1.3 million revenue shortfall caused by an unanticipated decline in enrollment.

Fact-checking the presidential candidates' claims | Decision 2016

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 3:55PM

Several news services are fact-checking statements by the presidential candidates. And no matter who you're voting for, there's plenty to interest you about both candidates.

Question of the Day

Did the presidential debates influence your vote in the Nov. 8 general election?


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