Remembering the Great Fire of 1914

Downtown Poulsbo after the fire of 1914. - Contributed
  • Sep 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 16, 2014 at 4:21PM

One hundred years ago, the summer of 1914 was hot and dry, similar to this year. Several fires had foreshadowed the disaster to come to downtown Poulsbo.


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Andrea Ashworth is 2014-15 S'Klallam Queen

  • Today at 4:00PM updated at 7:03PM

Andrea Ashworth received the title of 2014-15 S’Klallam Queen at the annual S’Klallam Days Royalty Pageant, Sept. 12. As Tribal royalty, she will represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe at events and serve as a positive role model for other S’Klallam youth.

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Point Julia pier removal may be completed by Sept. 18

  • Today at 5:12PM

Carefully, methodically, the old Point Julia landmark continued its disappearing act, its presence slowly erased piling by piling. A forklift operator extracted each pile with the precision of a dentist extracting a tooth: nudging it loose, then pulling it up and out. By 10 a.m. Sept. 15, five of 42 pilings lay on the beach.

'Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound' opens Oct. 25

  • Today at 4:19PM

The Suquamish Museum presents a new exhibit from the Burke Museum, "Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound," Oct. 25 to Dec. 31. Focusing on the revival of traditional Native foods, "Salish Bounty" is co-curated by Burke Museum archaeologists and Coast Salish advisers.

Young osprey orphan is rejected from Poulsbo nest

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 15, 2014 at 5:14PM

The osprey at Strawberry Field have garnered quite a bit of attention after making a home on top of a light pole. And it seems that the young birds don’t want to share any of that attention.


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