Richard Walker

Video footage shows officer removing drugs from medication drop box

Officer Stacey Smaaladen charged with felony; on paid administrative leave

 

Bill would exempt certain legislative records from public disclosure | Updated

Senate Bill 6617 was introduced Feb. 21; is not subject to hearings

 

Kitsap students get a snow day

Schools are closed throughout Kitsap because of snow and icy road conditions

 

It’s Election Day. Ballots must be postmarked today, or deposited into a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton, North Kitsap voters approve school tax levies

Measures will fund educational programs, building maintenance and technology purchases

It’s Election Day. Ballots must be postmarked today, or deposited into a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)
It’s Election Day. Ballots must be postmarked today, or deposited into a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton, North Kitsap voters decide school tax levies today

Measures would fund educational programs, building maintenance and technology purchases

It’s Election Day. Ballots must be postmarked today, or deposited into a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton, North Kitsap voters decide school tax levies Feb. 13

Measures would fund educational programs, building maintenance and technology purchases

Diane Lampshire “was a kind, beautiful and clever person whose life philosophy was, ‘Slow down before you respond to a person who is upset. It may not be about you,’” her daughter, Paula Knight, said. (Paula Knight collection)

For Diane Lampshire, life was about love and learning

Completed studies in bookkeeping, clothing design; created costumes for community theater

Diane Lampshire “was a kind, beautiful and clever person whose life philosophy was, ‘Slow down before you respond to a person who is upset. It may not be about you,’” her daughter, Paula Knight, said. (Paula Knight collection)

Pedestrian struck by car near Agate Pass Bridge

SUQUAMISH –A Kingston woman was struck by a car at 11:25 p.m. Feb. 3 while she walked across Highway 305 near the Agate Pass Bridge.… Continue reading

Vern Johnson | Passages

POULSBO — Vern Johnson, a long-time resident of Poulsbo, passed away Jan. 23 at home after a long battle with cancer. Vern touched the lives… Continue reading

North Kitsap School Board scheduled to appoint District 5 member

Webster-Martinson hopes to return to board; Mills also under consideration

Cindy Webster-Martinson is congratulated by her mother, Marilyn Wandrey, after she took office as a school board member in 2013.
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Webster-Martinson returns to the North Kitsap School Board

Appointed to position vacated by Bill Webb, who resigned in December

Cindy Webster-Martinson is congratulated by her mother, Marilyn Wandrey, after she took office as a school board member in 2013.
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Help Bremerton chart course for revitalization

City received $300,000 grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Womxn’s March planned Jan. 20 in downtown Poulsbo

‘We don’t want to miss out, so we are going to have our own’

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 [at 8th], is a recipe… Continue reading

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)
Victor Franco was born at 9:48 a.m. and weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces. He is the son of Kaylah Durbin and Andrew Franco of Seabeck, and the grandson of Erica Malone and Dennis Durbin. (Contributed photo)

Seabeck baby is Kitsap Peninsula’s first in 2018

Victor Franco born Jan. 1 at Harrison Medical Center

Victor Franco was born at 9:48 a.m. and weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces. He is the son of Kaylah Durbin and Andrew Franco of Seabeck, and the grandson of Erica Malone and Dennis Durbin. (Contributed photo)
Ray and Holly Tee celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary — and their 91st birthdays — Jan. 3 with family and friends at the Clearbrook Inn in Silverdale. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Lord of the Ring: Tees celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary

Raymond and Holly Tee celebrate their 91st birthdays, 70th anniversary

Ray and Holly Tee celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary — and their 91st birthdays — Jan. 3 with family and friends at the Clearbrook Inn in Silverdale. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Appointment to Bremerton City Council scheduled Jan. 10

Seven candidates for District 4 position

Brianna (Oas) Strand had a megawatt smile and loved Jesus, but she wasn’t one to shy away from a battle. (File photo)

10 Most-Read Stories of 2017 | North Kitsap Herald

Readers closely followed news about Careaga murders, investigation

Brianna (Oas) Strand had a megawatt smile and loved Jesus, but she wasn’t one to shy away from a battle. (File photo)
<em>From left, John D. Careaga, Johnathan Higgins, Christale Careaga and Hunter Schapp were murdered in late January. The case is still under investigation.</em>	 Careaga family/Courtesy

10 Most-Read Stories of 2017 | Central Kitsap Reporter

Readers closely followed the Careaga murder case and investigation

<em>From left, John D. Careaga, Johnathan Higgins, Christale Careaga and Hunter Schapp were murdered in late January. The case is still under investigation.</em>	 Careaga family/Courtesy