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Spreading the love on the USS Turner Joy

Spreading the love on the USS Turner Joy

There was certainly love and thanks for six former crew members who served during the Vietnam War

Spreading the love on the USS Turner Joy
After years of effort, flood-prone house coming down

After years of effort, flood-prone house coming down

POULSBO — A flood-prone house next to Dogfish Creek will soon be gone. Workers from KCB Environmental were hard at work Aug. 7 removing asbestos… Continue reading

After years of effort, flood-prone house coming down

Bremerton Symphony needs a rehearsal home

BREMERTON — Have some extra space in your building? The Bremerton Symphony is looking for a new rehearsal home. For years, the orchestra has been… Continue reading

Aug. 4 marks 53rd anniversary of Vietnam War ‘day of infamy’

Aug. 4 marks 53rd anniversary of Vietnam War ‘day of infamy’

BREMERTON — The Fourth of August should be the Baby Boomers’ “Pearl Harbor Day” because it marks the 53rd anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin… Continue reading

Aug. 4 marks 53rd anniversary of Vietnam War ‘day of infamy’
If it makes smoke, don’t do it

If it makes smoke, don’t do it

Fire hazard and clean air burn bans are in effect. Violating the law could cost you $1,000 fine.

If it makes smoke, don’t do it
“My experience with the Ford Interceptor has been very positive,” Poulsbo Police Chief Dan Schoonmaker said. “Especially with the all-wheel drive model … As you well know, there is not a flat spot anywhere around here. Having AWD assures we can get around regardless of rain or sleet.” (Ford Motor Company)

Poulsbo buying nine new vehicles; cost $460,000

POULSBO — Poulsbo residents can expect soon to see new city police vehicles appearing on the streets — and in their rearview mirrors. The Poulsbo… Continue reading

“My experience with the Ford Interceptor has been very positive,” Poulsbo Police Chief Dan Schoonmaker said. “Especially with the all-wheel drive model … As you well know, there is not a flat spot anywhere around here. Having AWD assures we can get around regardless of rain or sleet.” (Ford Motor Company)
T/Sgt. Daniel Fye watches painters at work on his family’s new mortgage-free, handicapped accessible home. On Aug. 26, community members are invited to come help landscape the property and lay turf. The key ceremony will be in late September. The home is being built by the nonprofit foundation, Homes for Our Troops. The home is being paid for with private cash donations and product donations from businesses like Sherwin-Williams.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Put your gardening gloves on and show your appreciation to a disabled veteran

SEABECK — Kitsap residents will have an opportunity on Aug. 26 to put on their gardening gloves and hats and show their appreciation to a… Continue reading

T/Sgt. Daniel Fye watches painters at work on his family’s new mortgage-free, handicapped accessible home. On Aug. 26, community members are invited to come help landscape the property and lay turf. The key ceremony will be in late September. The home is being built by the nonprofit foundation, Homes for Our Troops. The home is being paid for with private cash donations and product donations from businesses like Sherwin-Williams.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group
City of Poulsbo wants residents’ feedback on chipseal

City of Poulsbo wants residents’ feedback on chipseal

Lund: “It’s cheaper to be proactive than reactive”

City of Poulsbo wants residents’ feedback on chipseal
Where the plants and children grow

Where the plants and children grow

Kids turn old shoes into ‘unbelievable containers’ at Raab Park Youth Garden

Where the plants and children grow
STEM-ulating kids’ curiosity

STEM-ulating kids’ curiosity

Rubber fish and catapults make science, engineering and technology fun

STEM-ulating kids’ curiosity
You can call him “small” or “tiny,” but don’t call Diesel a pony. He’s a miniature horse. Think “Black Beauty” meets “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” He’s about the size of a large dog. He’s also very special because he was the first registered therapy horse in the Northwest, according to his trainer.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Thursday is ‘Diesel Day’

At Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, patients and staff ask, “Is it ‘Diesel Day’ yet?”

You can call him “small” or “tiny,” but don’t call Diesel a pony. He’s a miniature horse. Think “Black Beauty” meets “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” He’s about the size of a large dog. He’s also very special because he was the first registered therapy horse in the Northwest, according to his trainer.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group
Thursday is ‘Diesel Day’

Thursday is ‘Diesel Day’

At Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, patients and staff ask, “Is it ‘Diesel Day’ yet?”

Thursday is ‘Diesel Day’
That steampunk slingshot dragster is Poulsbo’s crack sealer | The Poulsbo Beat

That steampunk slingshot dragster is Poulsbo’s crack sealer | The Poulsbo Beat

POULSBO — There’s a lot to report on from Poulsbo City Hall. To begin with, there’s what’s happening on the streets of Poulsbo — literally.… Continue reading

That steampunk slingshot dragster is Poulsbo’s crack sealer | The Poulsbo Beat
July 26 meeting: Final opportunity to ask ‘tough questions’ about Kingston’s future

July 26 meeting: Final opportunity to ask ‘tough questions’ about Kingston’s future

KINGSTON — On July 26, Kingston residents will have one more opportunity to help shape their community’s future. That’s when Heartland, LLC, will present its… Continue reading

July 26 meeting: Final opportunity to ask ‘tough questions’ about Kingston’s future
Lady Washington under sail.                                Rick Horn/Grays Harbor Historical Seaport

Lady Washington visits Port Orchard July 24-27

Official tall ship of the State of Washington

Lady Washington under sail.                                Rick Horn/Grays Harbor Historical Seaport
‘The pain can make you crazy’

‘The pain can make you crazy’

The Dry Eye Company helps people obtain relief

‘The pain can make you crazy’
New restrooms at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park will cost $253,000

New restrooms at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park will cost $253,000

Scheduled to be completed in time for Halloween and Julefest

New restrooms at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park will cost $253,000
New docks, and eagle, at Brownsville Marina

New docks, and eagle, at Brownsville Marina

A young eagle is keeping a close eye on progress at the marina

New docks, and eagle, at Brownsville Marina
Rick McPherson, a lecturer of management at University of Washington, exits the fast ferry in Bremerton as part of a two-day study mission co-sponsored by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Business and government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Delegation visits here — via the fast ferry, of course — for two-day economic familiarization tour

Rick McPherson, a lecturer of management at University of Washington, exits the fast ferry in Bremerton as part of a two-day study mission co-sponsored by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kitsap’s forgotten heroes | Kitsap Goes to War

Kitsap’s forgotten heroes | Kitsap Goes to War

Editor’s note: This story is part of a 12-month series, Kitsap Goes to War, which explores how World War II affected Kitsap County and its… Continue reading

Kitsap’s forgotten heroes | Kitsap Goes to War