Capital Budget clears Senate Ways & Means Committee

Funding for numerous Kitsap projects on the line

Former Gov. Spellman dies at 91

Spellman was Washington’s 18th governor

Ethan Fox, one of Kingston’s two swimmers with Ironmen status, competes in the 200 individual medley during a dual meet with Olympic. The Bucs won 106.5-69.5. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Ironmen lead Bucs past Olympic

Two top Olympic League swim teams went toe-to-toe

Olympic’s Greg Brehmer (24) goes up for a basket as North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey (23) tries to block it. Brehmer scored ten points for the Trojans and was one of many players who stepped up in the 55-50 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans take down North Kitsap in Olympic League bout, 55-50

The loss drops North Kitsap into a tie for first place with Port Angeles

Former Poulsbo mayoral candidate files application for appointment to City Council

POULSBO — Deadline for applications for appointment to Poulsbo City Council Position 7 is 4:30 p.m. Jan. 16. And the… Continue reading

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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1964, the year he received the Nobel Peace Prize. (Public domain)

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Federal holiday; schools, banks and government offices are closed in observance

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North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighters had contained a stump pile fire near Hansville around noon, but reported that the fire was “stubborn,” so firefighters would likely be on scene throughout the day.
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Busy day for Poulsbo, North Kitsap firefighters

House fire in Lemolo, stump pile fire near Hansville

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Business

Guitar Café offering culinary and auditory treats

Patrons fill their bellies with food and their souls with music

 

Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

At Gigi’s, family comes first

New Port Orchard consignment and boutique business has sister location in North Carolina

 

Life
When Buck Lake froze over for a week or two in the 1930s and 1940s, some Hansvillites ice skated till midnight. (Photo courtesy of Lyn Peterson)

Old stories of icy, foggy, soggy days

Compared to the snow bombs in the Northeast, our weather has been relatively balmy. We’ve enjoyed many sunny, winter days… Continue reading

 

Rotary International turns 111

Few organizations — corporate or otherwise — trace their roots back 111 years. Rotary International does. Rotary was formed in… Continue reading

 

Opinion
At 7:30 a.m. Jan. 15, crosswalk signage near the crosswalk at the intersection of 8th Avenue and Iverson Street was not visible to motorists because it was on its side and chained to a bolt in the ground. On one side of the street, a holder for pedestrian flags was empty. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Flags, signage more inadequate when they’re not there

POULSBO — “The short distance from the 305 intersection to [8th] Avenue, combined with the extra-long distance to cross Iverson… Continue reading

 

Introducing MV Suquamish, the state’s newest ferry

Suquamish, our newest ferry, was christened last month at the Vigor Shipyard in Seattle. Members of the Suquamish Tribe sang… Continue reading

 




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