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                                <p>Mihelia Thomas, 16, shares a smile with her sister during a tabletop game.</p>

PO group strengthens bond of separated siblings

Siblings belong together and are stronger for it, but when that is threatened by safety concerns or instability in a...

By Elisha Meyer Port Orchard Independent • April 10, 2024 1:30 am
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A look into what became known as the Hospital Hill encampment behind St. Michael Medical Center, a camp that was cleared last month.

Shelter to open in fall as homeless numbers increase

By Elisha Meyer Kitsap News Group
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Convicted murderer Danie Kelly is ushered into the courtroom minutes before learning the decision of the jury.

3 found guilty in Kitsap court of 4 murders

By Elisha Meyer Kitsap News Group


BI’s 1st Asian Festival coming in May

A number of events will take place in May as part of the 1st Asian Arts and Heritage Festival.

By Staff report • April 12, 2024 1:30 am
Eckert resigns from NK school board

He currently serves on Poulsbo City Council

By Tyler Shuey • April 12, 2024 1:30 am
Downtown Poulsbo will again display Pride flags in June

Downtown Poulsbo will be displaying flags once again during Pride month in June, following the City Council’s approval at its…

By Tyler Shuey • April 15, 2024 1:30 am
BI police station demolition

Molly Hetherwick/Kitsap News Group

April 10, 2024 1:30 am
In looking at ways to improve our broader financial wellbeing, it can help to focus on three pillars of financial wellness: saving, spending and security. Photo courtesy First Fed Sponsored
Tips for your path to financial wellness

As April begins, so does Financial Literacy Month, an opportune time to reevaluate and bolster our financial well-being. It’s a…

By First Fed • April 8, 2024 6:00 am
Bloedel Reserve’s forest management plan includes removing invasive species, thinning thoughtfully, and adding native plant species. Sam Olbekson photo / courtesy Bloedel Reserve Sponsored
‘An exciting moment in time:’ Bloedel Reserve nourishes forest for...

Community is at the heart of Bainbridge Island Reserve’s forest management plan

By Bloedel Reserve • April 8, 2024 6:00 am

Overdose training popular, even though rare on BI

Opioids are not as big of a problem on Bainbridge Island as alcohol or marijuana, but they are still a…

By Molly Hetherwick Kitsap News Group • April 10, 2024 1:30 am
Outstanding educators named for NK schools

Fourteen from Kitsap County were recognized as Outstanding Educators March 19 at Poulsbo City Hall.

By Staff report • April 9, 2024 1:30 am
The Caitlin Clark effect on women’s sports

When I began covering sports as a freshman at Arizona State University, I started at the entry-level writing about women’s…

By Nicholas Zeller-Singh Kitsap News Group • April 10, 2024 1:30 am
SK takes loss in Tribute to Our Troops contest

A go-ahead three-run sixth inning by the Gig Harbor Tides spoiled South Kitsap’s return to Cheney Stadium in Tacoma April…

By Elisha Meyer Port Orchard Independent • April 8, 2024 1:30 am
DeVries dad-daughter bond extends to tennis court

Fathers and daughters can have unbreakable bonds in a variety of ways. North Kitsap coach Jay DeVries and his daughter,…

By Nicholas Zeller-Singh North Kitsap Herald • April 3, 2024 1:30 am
Dogs enjoy new BI park

Dogs, and their owners, are loving the expanded dog park at Strawberry Hill on Bainbridge Island that recently opened.

March 27, 2024 1:30 am
BI school celebrates Japan-inspired Spring Festival

Students at The Island School on Bainbridge Island recently celebrated with a Japan-inspired Spring Festival.

By Staff report • March 27, 2024 1:30 am
Fancy, don’t let me down

Damon Williams/Kitsap News Group photos

March 26, 2024 1:30 am
In looking at ways to improve our broader financial wellbeing, it can help to focus on three pillars of financial wellness: saving, spending and security. Photo courtesy First Fed Sponsored
April 8, 2024 6:00 am
Bloedel Reserve’s forest management plan includes removing invasive species, thinning thoughtfully, and adding native plant species. Sam Olbekson photo / courtesy Bloedel Reserve Sponsored
April 8, 2024 6:00 am
Robin Callahan’s ‘Harmony’ won the CPAA Visionary Award for 2023. ‘Harmony’ embraces the natural shape of the pearl while allowing you to see the beauty of the natural pearl from every angle. Sponsored
April 1, 2024 6:00 am
“Working in construction for 22 years, I’ve always been fascinated by how things come together,” Fehlman shares. Photo courtesy of Candid Construction LLC. Sponsored
March 18, 2024 6:00 am