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  1. Pop-up bookstore becomes a permanent Bremerton featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | North Kitsap Herald

    Suzanne Droppert, owner of Liberty Bay Books, is responding to customer feedback in a great way: the pop-up location of her bookstore is sticking around in Bremerton. Droppert said she got the idea first from Bremerton business approaching her about expanding in order to fill a void in Bremerton, and recently from an employee who had thought about opening her own bookstore in Bremerton before changing her mind.


  2. Cruz arrested in South KitsapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | North Kitsap Herald

    Arnold Mafnas Cruz, a man wanted by sheriff's detectives in connection with the robbery and disappearance of 89-year-old Robert Archie Hood, surrendered to deputies Jan. 1. According to a Kitsap County Sheriff's Office statement, Cruz, 47, spoke with an employee at a business in the 6700 block of Bethel Road SE, south of Port Orchard, at 3:50 a.m. and requested that the employe call 911. Cruz then identified himself and told the employee that he was wanted by law enforcement and that he wished to voluntarily surrender.


  3. Tis the Season magazine wins first place in national contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | North Kitsap

    The 2014 Tis the Season magazine won first place in its category in the Local Media Association 2015 Advertising & Promotions Contest. The Local Media Association, formerly known as Suburban Newspapers of America, is a national trade organization with more than 2,000 member newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.


  4. 'Shop With a Cop' brings early ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    About 110 cops lined the front of Walmart Dec. 5 awaiting a motorcade. They weren't greeting politicians or dignitaries or celebrities.


  5. Silverdale Harrison project aiming for 2019 openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    Harrison Medical Center provided a preview of what its expanded Silverdale campus might look like, and also indicated its plans for a downtown Bremerton campus, during a presentation to the Central Kitsap Community Council Nov. 19. Jim Alvarez, executive director, support services for Harrison Medical Center, said Harrison was finished with the "concept" design, which called for the Silverdale campus to be flexible and efficient and a "reset" of how healthcare in Kitsap was delivered, with modernized facilities for both the hospital and for ambulatory care. The expanded hospital will also feature a medical office building on-site to house specialists.


  6. Belfair man killed in four-vehicle Gorst crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    A 71-year-old Belfair man was killed and two other people were injured in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 16 Nov. 19. Andrew David Tobler, 30, of Fircrest, who allegedly caused the crash, was booked on vehicular homicide and suspicion of DUI, according to a Washington State Patrol report. According to the report, Tobler was driving a white 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck south on State Route 3 in Gorst at 5:21 a.m. and was transitioning to eastbound State Route 16. At that time, a 71-year-old Belfair motorist pulled out of the Gorst 76 gas station in his blue 2004 Kia Rio.


  7. Several roads closed in Kitsap County | Storm updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    "At least 25 of our transmission lines need to be repaired," PSE's Ray Lane reported. "They are a priority since they provide electricity to tens of thousands of customers.


  8. Poulsbo City Clerk Nicole Stephens resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    Stephens, a certified municipal clerk who worked for the city since 2008, cited stress and health issues as reasons for stepping down. "The late meetings were taking a toll on me," she told the Herald Nov. 10. "I would say [I worked] between 50 and 60 hours a week."


  9. Bockelie celebrates 25th year as owner of Gallery of Hair DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | North Kitsap

    Sheri Bockelie is celebrating 25 years as owner of the Poulsbo Gallery of Hair Design , in the Poulsbo Village Shopping Center. In early 1990, the salon's owner decided to downsize from two salons to one, and to sell the Poulsbo Village salon so she could focus on the salon in Port Orchard.


  10. New bookstore, poetry readings, author workshop | BookendsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | North Kitsap

    Currently, Bremerton, population 40,000, has no new bookstore. "We will be staffing our small indie bookstore from our Poulsbo location with new books - best sellers, regional authors, favorite children's titles, sidelines, cards, games, and more," owner Suzanne Droppert reported.


  11. County wants your input on the draft Comprehensive PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    Kitsap County's Department of Community Development will host hosting three open houses so the public can learn about the Comprehensive Plan Update. The Comprehensive Plan guides county decisions and services on a wide range of topics including housing, transportation, land use, parks, natural environment and more.


  12. It's Election Day. Get your ballots in by 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    A lot is at stake - in many communities, a majority of city council positions and school board positions are on the ballot. But this election may be equally remembered for its dearth of candidates - of 66 positions on the ballot countywide, 38 candidates are unopposed.


  13. Matthes apologizes for altercation, but says he followed the law during meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    In the aftermath of a Friday altercation between Mayor Tim Matthes and Teresa Osinski, executive vice president of the Kitsap County Home Builders Association, Matthes today offered an apology to City of Port Orchard staff, citizens and his supporters. "I'm so unhappy with what happened Friday," Matthes said in his office at City Hall.


  14. Inside the Haggen grocery chain's spectacular acquisition failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    The former Safeway store on Bethel Avenue in Port Orchard became a Haggen store at 9 a.m. March 8. Haggen plans to close the store this month. Editor's note: Haggen's stores slated for closure, including the Port Orchard store, will close by Nov. 28, according to Haggen spokeswoman Deborah Pleva.


  15. Herald wins 10 awards in annual press competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    The North Kitsap Herald won 10 awards, including first place for Best Front Page Design, in the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest hosted by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. As a group, Sound Publishing's newspapers in Kitsap County - the Bainbridge Island Review, Bremerton Patriot, Central Kitsap Reporter, Port Orchard Independent, and the Herald - won 40 awards.


  16. Liveaboard decision may come soon | The ScuttlebuttRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    If this past Labor Day weekend is any indication, September 2015 should continue to be perfect for Liberty Bay and Poulsbo Marina activities. MARITIME HERITAGE MUSEUM OPENING.


  17. It's time for all the fun of the fair | Kitsap County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | North Kitsap

    It's the 92nd year for the fair in Kitsap County. And throughout the years, the fair has been a place for local residents to celebrate what makes Kitsap County great.


  18. Homeless in Kitsap County: The count is 496 - but it's probably higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    Tina Jeu, director of family services for St. Vincent de Paul in Port Orchard, has created a "general store" for homeless people to pick up small items for daily use. According to statistics gathered during Kitsap County's annual Point in Time Count earlier this year, that's how many people who could be classified as homeless in Kitsap County.


  19. Test fire round in DeJesus' possession matches shell casings found at crime sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to - as Lt.


  20. Sheriff: Suspect in double-homicide arrested, bookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    A suspect in the double-homicide at Karotis Mobile Home Park in March was arrested and booked early Aug. 20, the sheriff's department reported. Detectives arrested the suspect without incident at 8:30 a.m. at his place of employment, the sheriff's office reported.


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