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Poulsbo Fire Department and Poulsbo Police investigate the scene of a collision between a NKSD school bus and a Toyota pickup Oct. 26.

Children uninjured after school bus and pickup collide

For the third time in the last eight months, the stretch of Highway 305 between Hostmark Street and Lincoln Road was the scene of a vehicle collision — and this time it involved a school bus with 48 children.

Poulsbo Fire Department and Poulsbo Police investigate the scene of a collision between a NKSD school bus and a Toyota pickup Oct. 26.
Kevin Fredericksen

Kevin Fredericksen

Kevin C. FredericksenDec. 2, 1958 - Oct. 25, 2016After a heroic battle with cancer, Kevin Conrad Fredericksen died Oct. 25, 2016 at his home in… Continue reading

Kevin Fredericksen
Melvin Ingles

Melvin Ingles

Melvin Everett InglesSept. 17, 1927 - Oct. 25, 2016Melvin E. Ingles was born Sept. 17, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Charles and Eleanor Ingles… Continue reading

Melvin Ingles
Lillian Bell

Lillian Bell

Lt. Col. Lillian Hagener BellJan. 10, 1928 - Oct. 23, 2016Lt. Col. Lillian “Lil” Hagener Bell of Oceanside, California, passed away on Oct. 23, 2016.… Continue reading

Lillian Bell
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Poulsbo’s ‘tough love’ for homeless: Take help, face arrest, or move on

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.”

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The general election is Nov. 8.

Fact-checking the presidential candidates’ claims | Decision 2016

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.

The general election is Nov. 8.

How North Kitsap School District will cut $1.3 million

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.

The death of the American Republic

Trump’s ideas on law and order and nuclear proliferation, arming Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia with nukes, are dangerous and deadly proposals for change.

The death of the American Republic

Trump’s ideas on law and order and nuclear proliferation, arming Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia with nukes, are dangerous and deadly proposals for change.

Opposed to port annexation measure II

They are at it again. Vote “no” on Port of Poulsbo’s annexation. This is not about citizens’ participation; it’s taking more property rights and money from you.

Opposed to port annexation measure

Once again, the Port of Poulsbo commissioners are attempting to expand their tax base to include the greater surrounding Poulsbo area. Silently operating under the radar, the commissioners have published a touchy-feely “Argument for Port Expansion,” expressed in the voter guide under Ballot Measures — “Port of Poulsbo Proposition No. 1.”

Reasons to support port annexation

I am writing to specifically thank the dozen or so members of the Poulsbo community who came out for the Port of Poulsbo’s Town Hall meeting at City Hall on a wet Friday night to discuss the port’s “enlargement initiative” on the November ballot. I, along with commissioners Rutledge and DeSalvo, fielded questions and explained our perspectives.

Supports Byrnes for 23rd District state House

Loretta Byrnes is precisely the fresh perspective that Olympia needs to address the many pressing issues facing our state.

The general election is Nov. 8.

Fast ferry: What kind of Kitsap do you want? | In Our Opinion

How should you vote on the sales tax measure for Kitsap Transit’s proposed passenger-only fast ferry? It depends on what kind of community you want to live in.

The general election is Nov. 8.
Two Poulsbo firefighter/paramedics are assisting the recovery effort in Haiti.

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

“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.

Two Poulsbo firefighter/paramedics are assisting the recovery effort in Haiti.
Caregivers say providing companionship and/or assistance to others is a rewarding experience.

Lending a helping hand | Kitsap Weekly

Martha & Mary's At HOME Program helps older residents stay independent

Caregivers say providing companionship and/or assistance to others is a rewarding experience.
As winter nears

A feast for eyes and ears | Kitsap Weekly

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

As winter nears
A new documentary explores body image issues — and celebrates the uniqueness of each individual.

Loving the skin you’re in | Kitsap Weekly

Documentary and movement are challenging the way people view their bodies, and others’

A new documentary explores body image issues — and celebrates the uniqueness of each individual.
The general election is Nov. 8.

Write-in candidate for state rep.; builders endorse fast ferry | Political Notebook

April Ferguson, who finished third of four candidates in the August primary for 23rd District state representative, position 1, is running as a write-in candidate for 23rd District state representative, position 2. And she’s literally “running.”

The general election is Nov. 8.

Regal Cinemas hosts free big-screen showing of final presidential debate

PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, will live fact-check the debates.