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Islander arrested for alleged possession of heroin

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 4:27PM

A 36-year-old Bainbridge Island man was charged with possession of heroin, a felony, after police allegedly found him asleep in a vehicle parked in Poulsbo with a pipe containing heroin in his hand.

Washington State Ferry director candidates to visit Bremerton

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:08PM

Following a significant recruitment effort, the Washington State Department of Transportation has narrowed the pool of candidates for Assistant Secretary of Transportation, Ferries Division, to its top two. Washington State Ferries is the largest ferry system in the U.S. and moves 22 million passengers annually.

'Gentleman on Bainbridge Island' buying Poulsbo's old city hall site for $1.2 million

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 8:46AM

Poulsbo's old city hall, vacant since November 2010, may have a buyer. "We have sold the old city hall property to a gentleman on Bainbridge Island for $1.2 million," Mayor Becky Erickson said June 4. "It's a contingency sale. We have to perform certain things and he has to perform certain things, but we have every expectation that the (property) is being sold."

Bainbridge buyer hopes to place hotel in downtown Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 5:15PM

The question as to when, or if, the City of Poulsbo would sell a valuable piece of downtown real estate has been answered: a Bainbridge Island businessman has purchased the former city hall property. "The main idea is a hotel," said Michael Burns, who purchased the property from the city in early June.

Kitsap home sales down in May

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 4:42PM

Homes are selling at a slightly lower rate this May as compared to last May.

Harrison workers’ supporters come out in force

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 19, 2014 at 3:56PM

There wasn’t enough room in his office and the hallway didn’t seem right. So, Harrison Medical Center CEO Scott Bosch received about 30 labor, faith and political leaders in the conference room of the hospital in Bremerton Monday afternoon. The meeting with Bosch, wearing his ever-present yellow smiley face button on the lapel of his suit, came on the eve of two days of federally mediated negotiations between the hospital and some 700 Professional and Technical workers represented by UFCW 21.

Kitsap County Medical Society celebrates 80 years

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:35PM

Throughout its 80 years, the mission has stayed the same: To promote the art and science of medicine; to promote the care and well-being of patients; to protect and improve the health of the public; and to serve and provide leadership for the members of the society.

WSU hosts farm-to-table livestock short courses in Bremerton

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 9:51AM

Sustainable farm-to-table livestock production lets small farms raise meat for family, friends and income while using land effectively and minimizing environmental impact.

County hires Idaho veteran to manage Veterans Assistance Program

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 2:35PM

Last week Air Force veteran Tom Vialpando assumed the administrative duties of the Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Program.

Joe Kortum appointed interim president at Harrison Medical Center

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:11PM

Joe Kortum has been appointed interim president of Harrison Medical Center, its board chairman Jim Civilla, announced today.

McCaffree believed in the power of the individual to make a difference | Passages

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 7:30PM

Washingtonians could vote at a younger age, attend community college, saw major efforts to control pollution and protect shorelines, and saw changes in how their tax dollars were managed, because of Mary Ellen McCaffree. But in light of all that, one of her significant accomplishments may be this: “She seemed like a normal mom,” her son, Chuck McCaffree, said July 1.

Emergency crews respond to multiple brush fires on Highway 3

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 1:26PM

Two fires — and possibly a third — were reported in the early afternoon June 11

Shakespeare comes to the Bloedel Reserve | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jul 7, 2014 at 6:03PM

Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" performed outdoors at the Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island.

Poulsbo bans recreational-marijuana businesses, collective gardens

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 17, 2014 at 1:55PM

You can smoke 'em if you got 'em, but you won't be buying marijuana within the city limits of Poulsbo. The Poulsbo City Council voted unanimously to ban recreational marijuana businesses, and medical marijuana operations within city limits.

Scales to change campaign materials

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 2:07PM

Bob Scales, a Bainbridge Island attorney and former city councilman running for the post of Kitsap County prosecuting attorney, has run afoul of election rules covering campaign materials.

Mr. Corey was a real cowboy

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 11:18AM

Coleta Corey remembers her husband, Nick, as kind, generous and big-hearted. But first and foremost, he was a cowboy.

Admirals schedule tryouts for July

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Kitsap Admirals are preparing for their third season this fall and will be holding an open tryout from 1 to 3 p.m. July 12 at their new home gym, the Youth Wellness Campus.

Middle school sports leagues merge

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

More sports will be added for Kingston and Poulsbo middle schools starting in the fall

Shellfish harvesting closure covers west shoreline of Bainbridge Island

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Kitsap Public Health District has closed waters to shellfish harvesting on the west shoreline of Bainbridge Island from the Agate Pass Bridge south to Point White after marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning were detected in high levels in shellfish samples from the Brownsville Marina in Port Orchard Narrows.

Crisis Intervention Officer program initiated to improve police response to mental illness

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 5:23PM

A new Crisis Intervention Officer program will be introduced to the public on July 30, 3-4:30 p.m., in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. The event will showcase improvements in how law enforcement will respond to incidents involving those with mental health problems, such as drug addiction and mental illness.

Kitsap Pride event is this Sunday

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Kitsap Pride Network invites the community to Evergreen Park this Sunday, July 20, for a day of food and family friendly entertainment from noon to 5 p.m.

Strike up the banjo: Bluegrass Festival returns

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:25AM

Bluegrass is the music of America. Bluegrass is the ultimate blending of the traditional folk tunes brought to this country in the 1600s by immigrants from Scotland, Ireland and England — an occurrence only possible in the burgeoning new world; it was the pop music of the Great Depression; it was one of the first musical genres to inspire festival concert events and, in proof of the massive revival of interest in the genre today, the International Bluegrass Music Association now claims members in all 50 states and more than 30 different countries.

Bloedel Reserve to host outdoor picnic party

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 1:33PM

Bloedel Reserve will give summer one last hurrah with an old-fashioned outdoor party from 5:30 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, Aug. 30.

A schooner, a fiddler, a teacher, and a birthday

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 1:43PM

Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation has commissioned Jane Landstra, a local music teacher and fiddler, to write an original song for the schooner, Fiddler’s Dream.

Poulsbo man arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jul 29, 2014 at 9:03AM

A driver on the Hood Canal Bridge called 911 on July 28, after an encounter with someone they thought was a law enforcement officer.

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